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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 2.61/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.65/5   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Less alcohol but yet full in taste. The Pittsburgh Hofbräu premium lager has been brewed lighter in body and flavor to respond to the American taste. Similar to other light lagers but much fresher and more flavorful.

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4.3
SudsMcDuff (8387) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - AUG 22, 2012
Had on Draft @ the Pittsburgh Hofbrauhaus .. . my favourite beer of the session .. gold .. medium foam, lacing is top notch .. . light hay .. clean mouth .. a very well done lager, very sessionable! .. . . ..Ultimate frisbee.

3.6
closey22 (1915) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - AUG 10, 2013
Light golden yellow; white lacy rimming head; aroma grain and lager yeast; Flava of fresh barley; feels light and crisp some zing; finishes dry slightly tangy and end g with hop bitterness

3
douglas88 (9057) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 24, 2010
On tap at the brewpub. Pours a very clear golden color with a medium white head. A light grainy nose. A smooth flavor; somewhat watery, but fits in a nice grainy and sweet flavor. Very clean. Good. Very much like the Premium lager.

2.9
Markm2151 (280) - toledo, USA - APR 29, 2012
Appearance: straw yellow, clear, fizzy white head Aroma: roasted malts, no hops Taste: crisp, medium carbonation, mostly malt flavored, slight hop Pretty much just a light crisp lager.

2.8
cheap (5796) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 21, 2009
Some sulfur on the aroma, otherwise smells a little like wet fresh cut grass. Has a mild hay flavor and I would say more hay or grass than the regular hofbrau lager. Good carbonation and easy to drink. Has better carbonation than the other beers on tap here. Not a bad session brew. Nice for a lager lover. Low alky makes many of these possible. Overall, like-able and friendly.

2.8
FROTHINGSLOSH (7694) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 22, 2009
UPDATED: JAN 6, 2014 Sampled on draft at the brewpub this beer poured a vibrant golden color with a large creamy white head that lingered and left incredible lacing. The aroma was sweetish and tangy with a bit of sour mash and faint perfumey hops. The flavor was nutty and bready with a crisp perfumey hop note. Medium length finish of nut, bread and perfume. Medium body. Ok.

2.7
Nate (4279) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 23, 2010
On tap at the brewery. Light beany aroma with some honey and pilsner malt. Light hops. Light golden clear with whie lacing head. Light body with medium carbonation. Starts with light sweetness, tons of honey taste with even some beeswax. Light hop finish with a mild sweet after. OK light, sweet and smooth.

2.7
biznizness (1128) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUL 7, 2010
Compared to macro lights, I guess this was awesome. But... light beer just seemed out of place here. It wasn’t all that much lighter in color than the regular lager, not sure if that says something good about it or bad about the lager. Tried some of Vanessa’s and otherwise stayed away.

2.6
LinusStick (3447) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 3, 2009
As good as any other light beer out there, only difference is this is fresh. Aroma was pretty weak, but could pick up some subtle vegetable notes. Pour was a nice light crisp gold with a 3 finger white head. Taste was like lightly carbonated seltzer water with a hint of grass and cereal. Extremely drinkable and good for what it is.

2.6
zach8270 (4022) - Henrietta, New York, USA - JAN 2, 2012
(draft @ Hofbrauhaus Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh, PA) Clear gold pour with a thin white head. Light corn and grassy aroma. Mild flavor. Some grass and hops and some light and dry malts. Very watery and plain.


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