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Newport Hofbrauhaus
Exceptional based on 66 ratings
Type: Brewpub (see listing)

200 E 3rd St
Newport, Kentucky United States 41071 [ print map ]
859 491 7200

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Newport Hofbrauhaus

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Beer Available At Newport Hofbrauhaus (arranged by most recent)
Hofbrauhaus Newport Sommer Weizen , Hofbrauhaus Newport Dunkel (Altmunchner Dunkelgold) 77, Hofbrauhaus Newport Hefe Weizen 90, Hofbrauhaus Newport Light 14, Hofbrauhaus Newport Premium Lager (Original) 43, Hofbräu München Dunkel 69, Hofbrauhaus Newport Zwickelbier , Hofbrauhaus Newport Märzen , Hofbräu München Zweifach Gehopfter Hallodri (2014) 49, Hofbräu München Light , Hofbräu München Premium Lager 25, Hofbrauhaus Newport Hallodri , Hofbrauhaus Newport Braunbier , Hofbrauhaus Newport Kunzel Schwarzbier 68, Hofbrauhaus Newport Christmasbier (Weihnachts) , Hofbrauhaus Newport Festbier (1810 Prince Ludwig) , Hofbräu München Oktoberfestbier 37, Hofbräu Münchner Weisse 56, Hofbrauhaus Newport Dunkelweizen (Bavarian Wheat) 69
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66 reviews for Newport Hofbrauhaus
 Ambiance  85%
 Service  74%
 Selection  61%
 Food  76%
 Value  66%
 Overall  74%
 Rating  78%
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  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 12/20
davebamer  (18) The Hague, Netherlands | April 23, 2013
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.
68
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 12/20
JStax  (140) Devola/Marietta, Ohio | August 6, 2014
Stopped in on a Saturday shortly after they opened with drsilverworm. The parking lot was pretty open, but Chris said that is out of the ordinary and that later in the day, they would be so full that the parking lot becomes a pay to park types situation. That’s no good. The place has a huge dining area with a lot of woodwork. There’s a bar toward the back of the dining area. Brewing equipment is visible behind the bar as well as in a room off to the left. The manager gave is a quick tour of the brewing equipment and talked shop with us. The bartender serving us took our order and had it to us pretty quick. Fairly attentive. I ordered a sampler of all their beers. It came out slightly out of order, but the beers are all different enough I could easily tell what was what. They had four regulars and a seasonal on. There is food available, German fare mostly I believe. I didn’t see anybody eating, but Chris says he has heard good things. This is a pretty cool place with a nice atmosphere. I would come back here for sure, but I would definitely want to come here before the masses show up. I’m not really willing to pay to park in a parking lot.
72
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
merc7186  (159) North Tonawanda, New York | July 3, 2014
Ambiance: A typical Hofbrauhaus but in a good way....german hall, flags and breweriana everywhere, long picnic tables, L shaped bar that can seat about 20 patrons Service: The bartender was friendly, prompt and knowledgeable Selection: 6 in house beers on tap, typical good Hofbrau quality but always a small selection Food: Had the schnitzel sandwich with the beer cheese soup on top....decent Value: Two beers and the sandwich was just under 21 bucks. Decent for the quality Overall: This was the last of the US Hofbrauhaus that needed to visit....consistent quality and service at all
66
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 6/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 14/20
rondphoto  (106) Lakeside Park, Kentucky | June 11, 2014
The atmosphere is solid Geramn beer hall, but the selection of five taps, although authentic, is limited. The brews skew toward the malts rather than hops, which is expected. Service was so-so, even for a Wednesday. Food is good Geramn fare, bujt a little on the pricey side (C’mon, $9 for a hot dog? Where are we? Reds stadium?) Good for session drinking and partying.
68
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 14/20
DrSilverworm  (95) Cincinnati, Ohio | April 7, 2014
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... That’s 90% of my experience here, someone I haven’t spoken to in a year tells me to get my ass down to hofbrauhaus and I do. Usually it’s loud and rowdy on weekends, not my style, but usually a fun time and a very unique experience ... There’s a type of person that loves that kind of thing, but it’s not me. I’m here now at 6pm on a rainy monday to try their new IPL though, and it’s much more chill. Music is totally german biergarden style, but it’s 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, I’m here in relative peace. One thing that always wins at Hofbrau Newport is the beer. Yes, it’s brewed on-site and it’s 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 what’s 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. They’re used to local assholes though, I don’t blame them for their brevity. Overall, I don’t 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 wouldn’t even meet me here to try the IPL again with me. They "could only take so much german music" was the excuse I got.
80
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 17/20
shrubber85  (232) Greenville, Indiana | March 30, 2014
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.
64
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 13/20
weihenweizen  (171) Charleston Area, West Virginia | March 24, 2013
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 didn’t know you could smoke at inside restaurants still). Busy for a Saturday.
72
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 6/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 18/20
jsquire  (160) St. Marys, Ohio | February 10, 2013
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 won’t 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.
80
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
midwestbeerguy  (38) Ohio | November 17, 2012
They got their 3 or 4 standard beers plus the one that is brewed just for that month.
66
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 13/20
mikem409  (182) bloomfield, Michigan | July 13, 2012
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.

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