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Newport Hofbrauhaus
« on: February 28, 2015, 11:18:04 PM »
So I'm here. I missed the Braun beer as they tapped the doppelbock on Wednesday,  but I am stuck with tiny little half liter glasses as they won't serve the 8% doppelbock in full liters! I know I read in here somewhere that in Munich, the half litres are only for women and children. I guess they did not hear that here
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Re: Newport Hofbrauhaus
« Reply #1 on: March 01, 2015, 12:10:41 AM »
I guess 8% must be the liter cutoff, Frank. I was getting Maibock in liters a year ago. It was just under. Anyway, enjoy!
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Re: Newport Hofbrauhaus
« Reply #2 on: March 01, 2015, 01:39:40 AM »
German look and feel, but you aren't in Munich.
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Re: Newport Hofbrauhaus
« Reply #3 on: March 01, 2015, 03:41:42 AM »
Someday Jeff
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Re: Newport Hofbrauhaus
« Reply #4 on: March 02, 2015, 04:04:42 PM »
Doh! I saw this and was hoping it was in Newport R.I.
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Re: Newport Hofbrauhaus
« Reply #5 on: March 02, 2015, 06:00:16 PM »
So I'm here. I missed the Braun beer as they tapped the doppelbock on Wednesday,  but I am stuck with tiny little half liter glasses as they won't serve the 8% doppelbock in full liters! I know I read in here somewhere that in Munich, the half litres are only for women and children. I guess they did not hear that here

awesome, huh? heading down to ours in Cleveland sunday for the dopplebock..we'll see if they restrict the liter there!
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Re: Newport Hofbrauhaus
« Reply #6 on: March 02, 2015, 11:53:44 PM »
Yes it was great, had 2 half litres of the doppelbock  and finished with a litres of dunkel. All went really well with the Bavarian Jager schnitzel, as well as the pretzels and kraft ball appetizers
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Re: Newport Hofbrauhaus
« Reply #7 on: March 02, 2015, 11:55:42 PM »
Yes it was great, had 2 half litres of the doppelbock  and finished with a litres of dunkel. All went really well with the Bavarian Jager schnitzel, as well as the pretzels and kraft ball appetizers

Yeah, love their jagerschnitzel. And the schweinshaxe, too.
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Re: Newport Hofbrauhaus
« Reply #8 on: March 02, 2015, 11:57:33 PM »
That one sounded wonderful, maybe next time. Loved the note in the menu that once upon a time, JFK was busted trying to steal a litre mug at the original in Munich
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Re: Newport Hofbrauhaus
« Reply #9 on: March 03, 2015, 01:04:43 AM »

That one sounded wonderful, maybe next time. Loved the note in the menu that once upon a time, JFK was busted trying to steal a litre mug at the original in Munich

I may be guilty of that....I was young


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Re: Newport Hofbrauhaus
« Reply #10 on: March 03, 2015, 01:47:29 AM »

That one sounded wonderful, maybe next time. Loved the note in the menu that once upon a time, JFK was busted trying to steal a litre mug at the original in Munich

I may be guilty of that....I was young


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Re: Newport Hofbrauhaus
« Reply #11 on: March 03, 2015, 01:53:11 AM »


That one sounded wonderful, maybe next time. Loved the note in the menu that once upon a time, JFK was busted trying to steal a litre mug at the original in Munich

I may be guilty of that....I was young


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Mine ended up in shards when my backpack was delivered a week later by the airline, but that was in 1973 so I'm pretty much recovered by now.
Ha. I was drinking out of a whole different medium back in 1973.....it was a bottle but only milk!


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Re: Newport Hofbrauhaus
« Reply #12 on: March 03, 2015, 02:28:48 AM »
So I'm here. I missed the Braun beer as they tapped the doppelbock on Wednesday,  but I am stuck with tiny little half liter glasses as they won't serve the 8% doppelbock in full liters! I know I read in here somewhere that in Munich, the half litres are only for women and children. I guess they did not hear that here

Well, a half-liter is a bit more than a pint...so for an 8% brew, I'd say that's a fairly healthy serving.   It'll 'get you there'   ;)
Hell...my 'local' won't serve any hi-test brew in anything larger than an 8 oz serving in a wine glass.
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Re: Newport Hofbrauhaus
« Reply #13 on: March 03, 2015, 02:23:14 PM »
So I'm here. I missed the Braun beer as they tapped the doppelbock on Wednesday,  but I am stuck with tiny little half liter glasses as they won't serve the 8% doppelbock in full liters! I know I read in here somewhere that in Munich, the half litres are only for women and children. I guess they did not hear that here

Well, a half-liter is a bit more than a pint...so for an 8% brew, I'd say that's a fairly healthy serving.   It'll 'get you there'   ;)
Hell...my 'local' won't serve any hi-test brew in anything larger than an 8 oz serving in a wine glass.
these laws are just archaic. as if forcing me to order by the 1/2L vs 1L does anything to keep me from consuming  the same amount.
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Cider                         
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Amber Ale
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Re: Newport Hofbrauhaus
« Reply #14 on: March 03, 2015, 02:24:16 PM »
Exactlu, but it is responsible service. At least that's the argument they can make if there is ever an issue
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