Tall candles and the glow they cast on customers and their glass steins are, in the later hours, a charming light source at Pilsener Haus & Biergarten in Hoboken, N.J. Waitresses costumed as beer wenches flit between long wooden tables. Drinks flow, voices roar, and chickens roast on spits in the grill area. For a second, the beer hall feels like it could have existed in Medieval Bavaria. But then the band shifts into a furious cover of Guns N’ Roses and you’re jolted back to modern time. Pilsener Haus opened in 2011 on the ground floor of an abandoned factory that once mass-produced belts. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.
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