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Paulaner Hefe-Weissbier Naturtrüb - Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

2,422 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 2,422
Reviews: 1,224
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 11.39%
Wants: 74
Gots: 123 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: guinness33 on 08-17-2001)
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billys65isalive

California

2.25/5  rDev -44.3%

08-03-2013 22:57:51 | More by billys65isalive
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mwar

Kentucky

2.25/5  rDev -44.3%

11-27-2012 04:29:04 | More by mwar
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terence

California

2.25/5  rDev -44.3%

05-07-2014 02:45:26 | More by terence
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thelagerheads

Michigan

2.35/5  rDev -41.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Give something a head and it comes alive. Give it a body and it's an animal of sorts. Give it a name and it's an historical fact. Give it fungus and sweetness and it becomes a hefe-weizen. This beer and its cohorts are just not for me. Sweet malty bread in a bottle may be European for purity and beer but to me it's the last stage before candy goes stale and cannot be consumed for enjoyment. Enjoyment to me is a confidence of similar likes. There is no need to force it together for an expected end, it'll just happen. This isn't happening for me on any level.

Serving type: bottle

08-11-2006 17:37:06 | More by thelagerheads
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palliko

California

2.35/5  rDev -41.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

I just finished reading all 160+ reviews. Because I just finished my second bottle of this "natural wheat" hefe. I too was expecting more of this beer. After the buildup, it was a major disappointment. Yes, everyone else raved about it. Yes, I am comitting sacrilege by saying something negative. But I must point out that FOR ME, it was not a satisfying experience. For a hefeweizen, the bitterness, and the lack of drinkability was amazing. Definitely not smoooth. I keep reading about how it tasted like: Lemon. Banana. Clove. Bubblegum (?) Bread. Orange. Wheat. Grass-like. Pepper. Malt. Acerbic. Phenols. Yeast.

Everyone kept saying "drink this beer if you want to know what a hefe is SUPPOSED to taste like."

WHY has no one mentioned that IT TASTES LIKE SOMEONE ADDED A FEW DROPS OF TURPENTINE?! I distinctly taste pine! Is that normal for a Hefe? Sorry, guys! but this beer is nasty.

Serving type: bottle

09-21-2003 05:52:46 | More by palliko
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Rhynes2

Ohio

2.38/5  rDev -41.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 2

This is my first review of a wheat ale and I learned that this style is not for me. I found the taste to have lots of spice and lemon zest but throw together in a kinda unpleasant way. The appearance was good, decent foamy head and the beer itself a nice copper color. I think i can appreciate this brew, it seemed really complex and well done, just not what im looking for in a brew.

Serving type: bottle

07-27-2009 14:03:56 | More by Rhynes2
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bulldogg915

Wyoming

2.5/5  rDev -38.1%

03-06-2014 03:28:35 | More by bulldogg915
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waprimrose

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -38.1%

06-14-2013 16:07:30 | More by waprimrose
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aswaller

Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev -38.1%

09-27-2013 12:35:28 | More by aswaller
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pin

Australia

2.5/5  rDev -38.1%

10-05-2012 04:14:08 | More by pin
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scm2787

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -38.1%

08-22-2012 00:37:39 | More by scm2787
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JohnnyK

North Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -38.1%

03-21-2014 13:06:46 | More by JohnnyK
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ducksawce16

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -38.1%

07-03-2014 05:46:06 | More by ducksawce16
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JasPAr


2.5/5  rDev -38.1%

02-27-2012 00:41:21 | More by JasPAr
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tmars13

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -38.1%

08-21-2012 03:49:21 | More by tmars13
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jacothom

Indiana

2.5/5  rDev -38.1%

12-15-2012 05:03:37 | More by jacothom
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kojevergas

Texas

2.53/5  rDev -37.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Served on draught into a 33cl Paulaner glass in France. Price was 3.50 euro.

A: Pours a two finger head of soft delicate cream, good thickness, and great retention. Colour is a hazy orange.

Sm: Orange and lemon peel. A mild strength aroma.

T: Orange and lemon peel ester hops with a curtailing nasty finish. Muted and bland for the style. Simple and poorly built, but balanced.

Mf: Smooth and wet. Far too wet. Not really complementary of the flavours.

Dr: Easy to drink, but lacking flavour. A high price by French standards.

Serving type: on-tap

09-15-2011 05:09:50 | More by kojevergas
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radshoesbro

California

2.55/5  rDev -36.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

12 oz brown bottle with best by date

a - golden, cloudy, foamy head. lots of visible yeast! bottom of glass is crystal clear and the middle is all cloudy yeast. very interesting!

s - noticable wheat with a hint of lemon and other spices. tiny bit of yeast on nose.

t - not enough wheat! some yeast. this is actually fairly watery.

m - light bodied with a very weak finish.

notes: this has to be a bad bottle. that or paulaner just isn't nearly as good as everyone here says it is.

Serving type: bottle

09-30-2005 16:57:56 | More by radshoesbro
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Vashtar

Texas

2.6/5  rDev -35.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

This beer doesn't have much of an aroma.
The appearance is nice and saturated. It's also foggy.
It has a fairly strong wheat beer taste, with a poor aftertaste.
The mouthfeel is great, but is slightly too bubbly.
I would not buy a six pack of Hefe-Weisen Natural Wheat beer.

Serving type: bottle

10-02-2011 02:01:46 | More by Vashtar
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ThaCreep

Belgium

2.63/5  rDev -34.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Apricot color, nose a little stale corn but where we feel the yellow fruit (especially bananas) which somehow tries to point the tip of his nose, but without much success. The taste is slightly sweet with a slight bitterness with an additional finish virtually nonexistent.

Serving type: bottle

03-12-2011 21:18:18 | More by ThaCreep
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Audifanatic518

New York

2.65/5  rDev -34.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.25

I'm probably going against the grain a bit here, but this beer didn't do much for me.

Just finished my second bottle, drank it from a hefeweizen glass. I found it to be quite bland and almost watery. No real noticeable flavors popped out at me. Maybe I got a bad batch, but this beer was a real letdown for me Honestly, even Blue Moon tastes better in my opinion and I'm a big hefeweizen fan; at the moment, Allagash White is still my trophy beer, with White Rascal and Wisteria Wheat tied for second. Paulaner doesn't even come close, there's just not much flavor.

Serving type: bottle

07-28-2013 04:26:40 | More by Audifanatic518
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ChadQuest

Illinois

2.65/5  rDev -34.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Thick 3 finger head, hazy body that is tangerine sunburst orange.
Banana and yeast, some light lemon, not the strongest aromatics from a Hefe, but not dead as water.
Flavors are the estery yeast and banana you expect from the aroma, but honestly kinda faint and watery, i was expecting a more upfront full bodied texture and flavors, but this one is sailing at half mast.

I've had alot of much better hefes, just grab a Weihenstephaner.

Serving type: bottle

04-12-2011 02:50:17 | More by ChadQuest
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njmoons

New Jersey

2.68/5  rDev -33.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 2

Tried the Paulaner Hefe-Wiess on tap at the local bar.

Poured a nice hazy blond with a one finger head, and had a nice smell. Overall first impression was favorable.

Taste was dry and not to malty on the front end, pretty bland as I would like to taste more of the wheat flavors. On the back end the taste was strongly influenced by the yeast with fruit and a lemony flavor. Way too much yeast influence.

For my tastes I found the beer way out of balance.

Serving type: on-tap

07-29-2009 14:06:48 | More by njmoons
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TimeLincoln

New Brunswick (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev -31.9%

03-10-2013 18:58:25 | More by TimeLincoln
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -31.9%

06-17-2013 00:09:50 | More by ygtbsm94
Paulaner Hefe-Weissbier Naturtrüb from Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG
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