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Beer Available At Newport Hofbrauhaus (arranged by most recent)
Hofbrauhaus Newport Light 15, Hofbrauhaus Newport Premium Lager (Original) 44, Hofbrauhaus Newport Hallodri , Hofbrauhaus Newport Hefe Weizen 89, Hofbrauhaus Newport Braunbier , Hofbrauhaus Newport Kunzel Schwarzbier 68, Hofbrauhaus Newport Christmasbier (Weihnachts) , Hofbrauhaus Newport Zwickelbier , Hofbrauhaus Newport 1810 Prince Ludwig , Hofbršu MŁnchen Oktoberfestbier 38, Hofbršu MŁnchner Weisse 56, Hofbrauhaus Newport Bavarian Wheat (Hefe Dunkel Weizen) 75, Hofbrauhaus Newport German Pilsner , Hofbršu MŁnchen Maibock 84, Hofbršu MŁnchen Dunkel 69
DrSilverworm (66) Cincinnati, Ohio | April 7, 2014
68 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 14/20
This place... I have stopped here maybe a dozen times throughout the last 4 years. Usually Cincinnatians gather here on weekends to get a little silly and have giant liter-sized mugs and get weird out in the biergarden after their 9-5s. A great place to gather, have fun, and meet up with old friends I grew up with... Thatís 90% of my experience here, someone I havenít spoken to in a year tells me to get my ass down to hofbrauhaus and I do. Usually itís loud and rowdy on weekends, not my style, but usually a fun time and a very unique experience ... Thereís a type of person that loves that kind of thing, but itís not me. Iím here now at 6pm on a rainy monday to try their new IPL though, and itís much more chill. Music is totally german biergarden style, but itís at a reasonable volume today (though it can get loud on weekends when they bring in live bands). Bar is not packed at the moment, Iím here in relative peace. One thing that always wins at Hofbrau Newport is the beer. Yes, itís brewed on-site and itís much better than even the Hofbrau Munich bottles are. Always fresh and delicious, unless you order the Light beer. That one is fresh but not delicious. 5 taps at any time, 4 flagships and 1 rotating seasonal. I came here today to try the brand-new IPL and it rocked my socks off. Portions are a half-liter or a liter. No pansy snifters here. Selection is limited but whatís on tap is very good for the most part. These mugs are built for clinking. Bartenders and waitresses wear classic german outfits, which is fun. Theyíre used to local assholes though, I donít blame them for their brevity. Overall, I donít mind stopping by here to meet up with old friends and to try new seasonals whenever they become available. My half-way beer geek friends have already grown tired of it, though, they wouldnít even meet me here to try the IPL again with me. They "could only take so much german music" was the excuse I got.
shrubber85 (204) Greenville, Indiana | March 30, 2014
80 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 17/20
Has a authentic German feel to the place. Wide selection of German foods - all the dishes we have were excellent. Beers obviously all German styles but maintain the same quality as they have in Germany. I was pleased and will return.
davebamer (13) The Hague, Netherlands | April 23, 2013
62 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 12/20
Best time to visit is when the reds are not in town because otherwise parking is $5. Nice terrace with view over Cincinnatti downtown. Beer selection is limited but the seasonal black beer ( Schwarzbier) was excellent. The food is reasonable but the smoking was a negative. The german music in the main hall was not our taste.
weihenweizen (125) Charleston Area, West Virginia | March 24, 2013
64 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 13/20
Place is a big beer hall, with loud polka music, and nice German Style decor. Parking is a little difficult and will run around $5. My biggest beef with this place was the amount of smoke (I didnít know you could smoke at inside restaurants still). Busy for a Saturday.
jsquire (148) St. Marys, Ohio | February 10, 2013
72 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 6/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 18/20
This place is a traditional German beer hall. Big outdoor seating area and communal seating.the beers are all German styles and are solid examples. You wonít find much ground breaking brewing, but thats not what beer hall beer is for. This is a very fun place with good German food and beer.
midwestbeerguy (31) Ohio | November 17, 2012
80 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 7/15 FOOD 10/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 18/20
They got their 3 or 4 standard beers plus the one that is brewed just for that month.
mikem409 (181) bloomfield, Michigan | July 13, 2012
66 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 13/20
visited here few years ago. very loud and busy when we were there. beer garden was nice. food was very good as were the litters of beer. having been to hb in munich this is a cool replica.
b3shine (233) Cincinnati, Ohio | July 9, 2012
72 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 15/20
This place is solid all the way around. Nothing stands out as spectacular, but itís good, food, good beer, good service, and a good atmosphere. A good place to go with groups too.
tapthis (57) Baytown, Texas | June 9, 2012
68 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 7/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 17/20
Its a fun atmosphere, with decent ger.man food. They have a limited selection of beer, but they are traditional german beer.
The music is good, buts its polka
esjaygee (262) Oak Creek, Wisconsin | May 21, 2012
66 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 11/20
Finding this place was a bit tough as it wasnít where the GPS said it would be. Finding a place to sit down inside was just as tough as it was packed late on a Friday night. Luckily a nice couple gave up their spots at the bar for us so we were able to eat and sit, which was nice after walking close to 30 miles the last two days. The place reminds me of every other German style brewpub/restaurant Iíve been to. Large, wooden, festive, german garb worn by all and large pints of lager with nary a hop in sight. The food was good, the beer was okay and the service was great. As a personal aside, I hate valet parking and itís the only option here. I can park my own vehicle and donít want anyone else in it. Perhaps itís a way to get people from parking in their lot and heading elsewhere.
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