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Hofbräu Premium Lager - Hofbräuhaus Pittsburgh

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Hofbräu Premium Lager
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80
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21 Ratings
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Ratings: 21
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.42
pDev: 15.2%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hofbräuhaus Pittsburgh visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Munich Helles Lager |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ClockworkOrange on 03-26-2009)
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Ratings: 21 | Reviews: 7 | Display Reviews Only:
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kmoore149

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -41.5%

06-13-2012 02:29:19 | More by kmoore149
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stakem

Pennsylvania

3.4/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Draft offering at the Pittsburgh location. The brew appears a clear light yellow color with a white cap that holds fairly decent for the style.

The aroma has suggestions of sweetness that seem like an awkward amount of corn that blends to a neutral grainy quality before buttery diacetyl comes into play. A faint amount of herbal to noble hops are present providing a lightly grassy addition.

The taste is sweet and corn-like with a minor buttery diacetyl note and a sweet grain feel persists into the aftertaste. It has a lingering mild sulfur note into the aftertaste.

This is a light bodied brew with a modest amount of carbonation. It is not the worst in the style but not the best either. An OK offering that I would probably pass on having again.

Serving type: on-tap

10-28-2013 19:29:23 | More by stakem
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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

LOOK: Pours a perfectly clear gold into a liter mug. White lace is left sticking to the sides if the class. Active carbonation rises busily to the surface.

SMELL: Crisp, crackery malt profile and quite bready.

TASTE: Bready malt and just enough herbal, minty hop character. Bready, fresh tasting malts. Creamy malt character and a light soothing hoppiness. This is a Premium Lager.

FEEL: Lighter bodied, smooth and quite refreshing.

OVERALL: A nice lighter lager from Hofbrauhaus Pittsburgh, but still with ample flavor.

Serving type: on-tap

10-12-2013 23:21:30 | More by Stinkypuss
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Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -12.3%

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Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -12.3%

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New Mexico

3.25/5  rDev -5%

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Pennsylvania

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12-23-2012 03:37:41 | More by hinemk76
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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +17%

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OWSLEY069

Pennsylvania

2.58/5  rDev -24.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Pours a clean yellow with orange-ish hints in the color with a white head. In the aroma, a faint light malt, but nothing really going on. In the taste, well, kind of the standard sweet to dry standard Euro lager, however just fresh. A small bite and medium to light bodied mouthfeel, with a semi dry lager like aftertaste. Better flavor than their light, but when in Rome.

Serving type: on-tap

01-15-2011 16:52:27 | More by OWSLEY069
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AdamBear

Pennsylvania

2.98/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

A-light gold, thick white head

S-a strong scent of barley with some corn as well

T-this is a great crisp lager. its very light but has a decent taste of barley. its nothing special but its definitely fun to drink

M-heavy carbonation with a dry finish

D-a glass goes down so easily but i don't know if i could drink a lot of it. its just way too light bodied

Serving type: on-tap

01-01-2011 22:04:44 | More by AdamBear
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DrDemento456

Pennsylvania

3.58/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Had some of this from my friend who just wanted something dull like a lager. Got at least 4oz to sample so it was worth the review

A - Looks pretty standard lager color. Mild orange mostly yellow with a inch of white head that sticks around.

S - Grains, noble hops, more grain, and bread

T - At first it tasted pretty awesome but after a few sips it really gets boring. Makes me wonder why someone would even order this or the light, pretty much like BMC but with more sweetness underneath the grain.

M - Light to medium. Chug able

D - Well my friend drank it pretty quick so who am I to judge? Better than MGD or any other lager you would find so drink it up!

Serving type: on-tap

11-29-2010 03:21:37 | More by DrDemento456
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Deuane

Pennsylvania

3.38/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

A-Slightly hazed golden yellow with a thick bright white head that reduces to a dense cap and leaves hefty lace.

S-Light biscuit malts and touch of spicy noble hops. Fairly mundane and dull.

T-A well balanced lager--read boring. Slightly grassy/spicy hops sprinkled on top of a base of slightly sweet biscuit malt.

M-Medium-light--clean and crisp. A typical German helles.

D-About as ho-hum as a German Helles can get. Nothing wrong with it but nothing exciting either. Easy to drink but to me dull. Give me something with MORE flavour please.

Serving type: on-tap

09-03-2009 13:44:25 | More by Deuane
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Hojaminbag

Colorado

3.65/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A translucent, dirty golden colored body. Huge white head that is a bit soapy and has pretty good retention, leaves some lacing.

Aroma is a blend of light lager malt and noble hops. Lightly sweet, and grassy and spicy.

Once again, a pretty well balanced lager. The hops come first, with a great grassy, slightly spicy flavor. The hops give way to slightly crackery lager malts.

Mouthfeel is light and lively.

Considering I always drink this beer by the liter, I have to give it a pretty good drinkability rating.

Serving type: on-tap

07-12-2009 14:56:33 | More by Hojaminbag
Hofbräu Premium Lager from Hofbräuhaus Pittsburgh
80 out of 100 based on 21 ratings.