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Tucher Helles Hefe Weizen - Brauerei Tucher Brau

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very good

461 Ratings

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Ratings: 461
Reviews: 285
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 13.44%
Wants: 24
Gots: 20 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brauerei Tucher Brau visit their website

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.35% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 06-01-2001)
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5/5  rDev +29.2%

HopsForBrains, Jun 30, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

TheBeerbarian, Jun 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

Wizzman, Jun 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

Vogt52, Jun 24, 2014
Photo of busternuggz
4.15/5  rDev +7.2%

Gave an inverted pour from a 16.9 oz bottle into a hefeweizen glass.

Nice hazy goldenrod color with a fluffy, foamy 2" head. Settles to about 1/4", leaves persistent spotty lacing.

Smells very "wheaty", lots of fresh ripe banana, a little bit of clove- less than a lot of other hefeweizens I've had. A little bit of a sugary tang I can't quite describe. Smells nice, fresh and inviting.

Tastes of lush wheat, a little lemon, then sweet creamy banana and a touch of bubblegum. It almost tastes like banana pudding. Still, it's not too sweet. Ends with more ripe banana/pudding and some soft wheatiness.

Pretty full bodied for a hef, but soft and smooth. Nicely carbonated, but could maybe stand a bit more. Ends fairly clean.

Overall a well made and pretty well balanced hefeweizen with a bit more going on than your standard malty bananas & clove. Sells for pretty cheap around here too. Not quite as good as Weihenstephaner or Live Oak, but stands out from most hefeweizen offerings.

busternuggz, Jun 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

endless1408, May 31, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

jsh420, May 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

meehandennis, May 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Azpittil57, May 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

KeyWestGator, May 22, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +22.7%

Smithperson, May 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

tommy5, May 19, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

sammy806, May 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

Kerne, May 17, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

oriolesfan4, May 13, 2014
Photo of CASK1
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Love hefe's in the warmer weather. Enjoyed the Tucher Krystal Weizen, and the Hefe is just as good.

A - Pale gold, moderate haze, huge, fluffy white head that lasts forever.

S - Complex mix of bread, toasty wheat malt and banana esters. Little clove or other phenolics. No hops.

T - Similar to aroma. Bready wheat malt with low but enough hop bitterness to support. Noticeable tartness adds to the refreshing quality. No hop flavor. Plenty of banana ester, little clove.

M - Medium-light body, high carbonation. Tartness dries out the finish.

O - One of my new favorites of this style. Would like a bit more clove, but really nice as is.

CASK1, May 12, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

konigstiger, May 04, 2014
Photo of BWED
3.39/5  rDev -12.4%

.5L pour into Weizen glass, JFK airport

A- Golden yellow, hazy. Some white highlight. White head doesn't retain.

S- Bananas, clove. A bit of booze, actually, and some yeast.

T- Wheaty, grainy. A bit of fruit and yeast. A tad spicy.

M- Carb is more apparent. Smooth and wet though.

O- Decent. I think the CO2 from the draft takes away from Weizens.

BWED, May 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

coopdog1000, May 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

AaronOp, Apr 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

rredshift, Apr 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

dcmchew, Apr 25, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

saintjulien, Apr 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

bmac093, Apr 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

mothman, Mar 23, 2014
Tucher Helles Hefe Weizen from Brauerei Tucher Brau
87 out of 100 based on 461 ratings.