Hofbräuhaus Newport

Hofbräuhaus NewportHofbräuhaus Newport
BA SCORE
65.6%
Liked Their Beers
3.86 w/ 192 Ratings
Hofbräuhaus NewportHofbräuhaus Newport
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

200 E 3rd St
Newport, Kentucky, 41071-1612
United States

(859) 491-7200 | map
hofbrauhausnewport.com

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Added by brewdlyhooked13

BEER STATS
Beers:
23
Reviews:
86
Ratings:
192
Liked:
126
Average:
3.86/5
PLACE STATS
BA Score:
75.6%
Reviews:
51
Ratings:
82
Liked:
62
Avg:
3.95/5
pDev:
10.63%
 
 
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Reviews by brewdlyhooked13:
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3.7/5  rDev -6.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 2 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Reviewed on opening night...

Atmosphere - perfectly crisp evening on April 30th. Temps were 72, dropping into the 60's for the evening. The place was buzzing with folks of all ages, but predominanatly 28ish-45ish. The shade trees are only saplings at this point, come summer you better be one skinny dude to sit in the shade in the garden. Give it 7 to 10 years, they'll grow.

Quality - the beer is brewed under the direction of a brew master from Munich. They have 5 selections, allowing him to ensure each beer is made to exacting specs.

Service - okay here's the worst part. We ordered food at 7:30, received it at 9:30. They have since adressed this issue by 1) limiting the menu in the beer garden, allowing Festhaus orders to get turned over more quickly, 2) putting a grill in the beer garden, so those outside can still get a bratwurst and get it relatively quickly, 3) in an overall sense, just adjusting to the demands placed on the staff. Their staff had that new look in their eyes, full of energy, trying their best to meet the overwhelming demand of opening night. They worked their tails off.

Selection - the menu is very extensive food-wise. Full line of appetizers (stay away from the crinkle cut potatos, they're just warmed up Ruffles for 5 bucks a plate), salads, wursts, entrees, soups. desserts. Obviously, they specialize in authentic German beers, so you're not getting a selection in the hundreds just 5. But you're not there for selection per se. The liters run about 8 bucks a liter I believe. Entrees run 12 to 15, appetizers are 6 to 10. Bottom line - not the cheapest place you'll eat/drink, but the beer is worth every penny.

Food - the food is good, the onion rings are killer. They're also 7 bucks, but they're very good.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of wingedeel
3.86/5  rDev -2.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Reasonably authentic German beer house, right by the touristy levee area in Newport. Large, open dining area with community tables. Some bar rail seating, which is where we sat.

The German style beers were nicely done, and served in full or 1/2 liter mugs. In my opinion they were not fantastic, but certainly well worth drinking. They have a can filling station for to go consumption, but they seemed a bit pricey.

The food menu was fairly large, we just split a appetizer sampler plate which was huge , consisting of sauerkraut balls, potato pancakes, fried pickles etc. It was more than enough for two at a reasonable price.

Would return.

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Photo of CBrodbeck
3.41/5  rDev -13.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3.5

Photo of LencerSpewis
4.53/5  rDev +14.7%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of FLBeerGuy
4.03/5  rDev +2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Hopportunistic
4.06/5  rDev +2.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of Doublechar0517
3.89/5  rDev -1.5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3 | food: 4

Photo of AGJ_87
3.45/5  rDev -12.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4 | food: 1

Photo of Winston3737
4.45/5  rDev +12.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.75

Photo of DannyDK
3.68/5  rDev -6.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Photo of cincyfan81
5/5  rDev +26.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

another must stop every time we are in this awesome city!!! such a festive atmosphere and a real authentic german atmosphere

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of Jasoncolliver
4.35/5  rDev +10.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

excellent place for a good night of German food and good beer. They established a new beer, the Hofbrau Hallodri, which was excellent!

I would definitely return, as the food, service, and atmosphere were absolutely awesome!

Not necessarily the place to go if you're on a tight budget, but the price for the portion size is awesome! We almost always bring home leftovers!

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4/5  rDev +1.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

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5/5  rDev +26.6%

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Hofbräuhaus Newport in Newport, KY
Brewery rating: 65.6% out of 100 with 192 ratings
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