Harry’s Hofbrau - Redwood City

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Beers At Harry’s Hofbrau - Redwood City

NameABVEntered
El Segundo Bursted - Vic Secret6%10/21/2017
Founders Backstage Series # 6: Doom Imperial IPA12.4%10/21/2017
Laughing Monk Sister Ruth 6.8%10/21/2017
Ballast Point Tongue Buckler Imperial Red Ale - Bourbon Barrel Aged 10%10/14/2017
Calicraft Karl The Fog7.2%10/14/2017
Alpha Acid Cry-O-Negative8.8%10/6/2017
Avery White Rascal5.6%10/4/2017
Alpha Acid #JuiceNews6.3%10/4/2017
Firestone Walker Sucaba13%10/4/2017
Melvin 2x49.9%9/15/2017
High Water Central Valley Breakfast Sour6.2%9/1/2017
New Glory Listen Up!8%8/13/2017
Bike Dog Dog Years7%8/13/2017
Deschutes Black Butte XXIX12%7/29/2017
Deschutes Nitro Cream Ale4.7%7/29/2017
Evil Twin / Westbrook Imperial Mexican Biscotti Cake Break10.5%7/6/2017
Modern Times Tetra City9.2%6/30/2017
Avery Samael's Oak-Aged Ale14.2%6/27/2017
Lagunitas Willett Whiskey Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout11.7%6/27/2017
Berryessa The House IPA Version 2.07%6/27/2017
Cascade Tangerine Dream NW11%6/15/2017
Evil Twin Even More Jesus12%6/2/2017
Alvarado Street / Pure Project Hive Mind8.5%6/2/2017
Fieldwork Galaxy Juice6.6%5/29/2017
Beachwood Citraholic7.1%5/21/2017
Fieldwork Power Glove8.8%5/21/2017
Camino Baerista Brown Ale7.5%5/18/2017
Mikkeller Black Hole13.1%5/3/2017
New Glory Mandarin Coconut Gose4.8%5/3/2017
Alvarado Street The Revolution Will Not Be Clarified8.3%4/12/2017
Midnight Sun Arctic Devil13.2%4/12/2017
Fieldwork Bloomsday7%4/3/2017
Boneyard Suge Knite14%4/2/2017
Mikkeller George!12.12%4/2/2017
Firestone Walker Leo v. Ursus #1: Fortem8.2%4/2/2017
Epic Big Bad Baptist 12.7%4/2/2017
Pizza Port Lono Mango IPA 6.9%4/2/2017
Green Flash Sepia Frumento13.5%3/25/2017
Firestone Walker 20 (XX Twentieth Anniversary Ale)13%3/11/2017
Fieldwork Hop & Glo8%3/11/2017
Beachwood Foam Top Blonde Ale5.5%3/7/2017
Pizza Port Fogged In5.5%3/7/2017
Avery Tweak17.81%3/6/2017
Cellarmaker / Cloudwater Paul's Boutique Yeast6.1%3/6/2017
Half Moon Bay / Hop Dogma Lost in the Fog6.8%3/6/2017
Bike Dog Dogmatic10.1%3/6/2017
Moonraker Yojo 33 1/36.3%3/6/2017
Modern Times Golden Pineapple7.1%3/6/2017
Alvarado Street / Amplified Trois Cabrones8.5%3/6/2017
Track 7 Sukahop IPA6.7%3/6/2017
Drakes Get Weird6%3/6/2017
Alpha Acid Star Hazer7.1%3/6/2017
Alvarado Street / Cellarmaker When Doves Cryo7%2/25/2017
New Glory Copious8%2/19/2017
Moonraker All Hops on Deck9%2/19/2017
Midnight Sun 2007 Deadly Sins: Sloth10.2%2/10/2017
Almanac / Stillwater Blueberry Jack6.75%2/10/2017
Evil Twin Liquid Double Fudge12%2/9/2017
Evil Twin I Love You With My Stout 12%2/9/2017
Evil Twin Christmas Eve at a New York City Hotel Room (2011-)10%2/5/2017
Founders Lizard of Koz10.5%1/23/2017
Fieldwork Base Jump8.1%1/14/2017
Fieldwork Night Moves8.8%1/14/2017
Kern River Dirty Hippie Imperial Red Ale8%1/8/2017
Kern River Winter Ale (2012-)8%1/8/2017
Kern River Black Rock IPA6%1/8/2017
The Bruery 9 Ladies Dancing11.3%12/27/2016
Fieldwork Pulp6.9%12/22/2016
The Bruery Mash & Vanilla13.3%12/22/2016
Fieldwork King Citra8.7%12/17/2016
Fieldwork Bad Conduct12%12/16/2016
Anderson Valley Grand Cru9.5%12/15/2016
Avery Vanilla Bean Stout - Bourbon Barrel 10.8%12/15/2016
Firestone Walker Parabola14%12/10/2016
Moonraker Lead Albatross5.8%12/10/2016
Alvarado Street / Phantom Carriage Opaque Minds7%12/10/2016
Kern River Think Tank #117%12/8/2016
Anderson Valley Featherleggy Bulrusher5.8%12/1/2016
Anderson Valley Peachy Barl5.7%12/1/2016
Perennial Abraxas10%11/28/2016
The Hop Concept Citra & Azacca IPA8%11/11/2016
Goose Island Madame Rose6.5%11/10/2016
Fieldwork Broken Clouds8.5%11/10/2016
Pizza Port Ranchero IPA7.4%11/10/2016
Evil Twin Imperial Doughnut Break11.5%11/2/2016
Hop Freshener Series: Lemon & Grassy8.5%10/27/2016
Almanac Never Say Never8%10/15/2016
Westmalle Dubbel7%10/15/2016
Half Moon Bay Turn And Burn Porter7.7%10/12/2016
Half Moon Bay After The Rain 6.7%10/8/2016
Half Moon Bay Hop Goggles6.8%10/8/2016


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  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
klm1  (111) Bled/SF, | January 25, 2017
Incredible rotating taps!
98
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 20/20
tightslice  (14) Redwood City, California | September 27, 2016
Arguably my favorite place to drink beer in Redwood City (even over GHS). This place is a Time-Warp, Quantum Leap into Anywhere, USA. Cafeteria-style food up front, dimly lit bar in the back with an INCREDIBLE rotating tap and great bottle selection. I work from here nearly 1 day a week (Free WiFi).
98
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD 6/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 20/20
Zymurgeist2  (2) Redwood City, California | June 23, 2016
Biased here as this is my local - but I choose it over some other fantastic beer bars. You would not know if from the outside, but this is THE BEST tap list in the peninsula. Kevin gets some rare stuff that you don’t find elsewhere, and it rotates at a fairly good clip. The food is basically a cafeteria...but they specialize in roasted turkey, and you can mess that up. Not your typical craft beer bar....which makes it that much better.
82
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
joeneugs  (241) Livermore, California | August 26, 2015
I’m a fan of the Harry’s Hofbrau chain. This one is almost identical to the San Leandro location. Pretty similar tap list as far as quality and quantity goes and the food, of course, is identical. It’s pretty much a cafeteria style joint with a bar in the back. Plenty of seating inside and outside on a spacious patio. The staff is very friendly. The beer list is really top notch. Lot’s of interesting locals and regional brands that you don’t see at other places. I got a lambic style beer from Saint James and a Perennial Sump on my visit. Excellent as far as the beer goes. The food is pretty good too if you’re a meat and potato kind of person. They have a small and very well chosen selection of bottles to chose from as well. Overall, this place pretty much rocks. Totally old school and anti-hipster, but with all the beer perks of some of the best places in the area.
74
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD 5/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
Sledutah  (632) Utah | January 30, 2014
It’s been many years since I’ve been to a Harry’s Hofbau, in fact I don’t think they served beer then (1989), if they did it wasn’t good beer. Kind of disappointed in the food choices. Doesn’t look like it has changed much either. Then I walked in to the bar. A nice tap list and cooler filled with tasty beers.
84
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
t0rin0  (1529) Do Not Resuscitate, California | December 3, 2013| Updated December 15, 2013
Visited November 29, 2013.

It had been here since I was in middle school, in the mid 90s, so it was about time to go back. The layout is interesting in that the dining area is pretty small compared to the bar area and the food is served cafeteria style. Normally I scroll past tri tip sandwiches as I’m always let down but one look at the tri tip they were cutting up and my mind was made up. I got it on Dutch crunch bread (something I’ve never been able to find outside of the bay area) dipped in the au jus sauce. It was good. Prices start a little high but so do the serving sizes. The amount of food that you get for the money that you spend is impressive.

The beer list is pretty impressive these days. Two dozen taps and half a dozen good IPAs along with some Belgian stuff and a bunch of other random choices, most of which are west coast beers. I went with the blonde from Cellarmaker who is showing a lot of potential for becoming the next great brewery.

The atmosphere was once described as "geriatric" which is more less correct but it’s fine. Not sure how many Germans actually go here but they certainly play up the German restaurant-theme. I’ll have to stop back in more often.
68
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 6/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD 5/10
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
mrhoppy  (226) Santa Clara, California | July 26, 2013
They usually have a good selection of beers. Some of the food is good.
90
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
bytemesis  (1087) Sunnyvale, California | February 23, 2013
Not surprisingly a lot like the Harry’s in San Jose, but perhaps a slightly better taplist. Great customer service, a pretty nice bottle list (I picked up a Peche ’n Brett), and 28 rotating taps of great beers. Definitely worth looking for if you are on the penninsula. And its like 5 minutes from K&L - Bonus!
82
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
brokensail  (1366) Dublin, California | February 19, 2013
Once you get past the nursing home crowd, there’s a really nice beer bar. A couple dozen taps with a much younger/less geriatric crowd in the bar. I stopped in during their IPA festival during SF Beer Week, and there were a ton of great beers to try. Great service, even with the big crowd. Not a place I would have thought to go for beer when I was growing up in the area, definitely worth a stop.
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  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD 10/10
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 20/20
not2style  (1) , | November 28, 2012
One of the best beer selections I’ve seen, with constantly rotating taps.

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