Hofbräu Light | Hofbräuhaus Pittsburgh

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Hofbräuhaus Pittsburgh
Pennsylvania, United States

Style: Light Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 3.80%

Availability: Year-round

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Photo of LXIXME
2.75/5  rDev -17.7%

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2/5  rDev -40.1%

Photo of Mtrich08
2.31/5  rDev -30.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of OWSLEY069
3.08/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours a clean orange-ish to yellow color with a white head. In the aroma, kind of like dry corn sweetness. In the taste, a light sweet to dry corn flavor with a light grain taste as well. A small bite and light bodied mouthfeel, with a dry standard lager and corn like aftertaste. Interesting corn flavors but still just a light lager, but fresh.

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Photo of Stinkypuss
3.48/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: light gold , huge pillowy froth and plenty of lace. Fine clarity and brightness.

Smell: Biscuity, rich malt, mild floral touches. Pale malt aromas are the strongst, with a lot of bread.

Taste: Light cracker like maltyness. Just enough herbal, spicy hops to balance. Bready malts and tea like hops. Clean, crisp lager with good hop character.

Feel: Light bodied, crisp snappy feel. Good amount of carbonation retains well through the liter.

Overall: good light beer.

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Photo of Deuane
3.56/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-Bright, clear golden yellow with a thick, bright white head that left nice lace.

S-Lightly sweet biscuit malt and a touch of noble hop spiciness.

T-Surprisingly more flavour than the premium lager! A nice spicy pop of hops overlays the biscuit and dry cracker malt base.

M-Again...it is a well made German lager--Medium-light bodied clean and crsip.

D-Wow--this could be my BMC go to beer....whenever that would be. But seriously a fairly tasty, clean, crisp lager with a touch of flavour at a sessionable 3.8%---Nice!

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2/5  rDev -40.1%

Photo of schiltron
3.95/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

About as good of a light beer as you are going to get. Delightful aroma, good feel. However, if you are at the Hofbrauhaus it's almost a waste to order this beer!

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4.75/5  rDev +42.2%

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3.65/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.25/5  rDev +27.2%

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3/5  rDev -10.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

Hofbräu Light from Hofbräuhaus Pittsburgh
3.34 out of 5 based on 13 ratings.
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