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Tucher Helles Hefe Weizen - Brauerei Tucher Brau

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very good

473 Ratings

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Ratings: 473
Reviews: 286
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 13.44%
Wants: 26
Gots: 24 | 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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4/5  rDev +3.4%

Kerne, May 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

KeyWestGator, May 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

Hopmeplease, Sep 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pretty good hefe weizen. Smooth beer. I can taste the cloves more than other reviewers with a nice hint of citrus. Great summer beer and its one I would definitely go to during the hot summer. Lingering sweetness and a good malty taste. I don't have much experience with German Hefe Weizens, but after this beer I can't wait to try more.

MSURifleman, Jul 22, 2007
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

Josbor11, Feb 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

cpinto6, Nov 17, 2011
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

Antnyd82, Jun 05, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - Pours a golden-yellow, obviously crystal-clear, with a brilliant sparkling effervescence, one finger of head that reduces small white foam cap. Typical Helles.

S - Smells of clean mountain spring water, minerals, really no discernible hop or malt, perhaps the aroma of bread from at least 3 miles away.

T - Tastes well-balanced and with a character that suggests a pristine alpine brew, super pale and very cleanly refreshing. As it airs out, it reveals an estery banana nut bread, sweet wheat tempered with subtly bitter hop, and a little German sweatiness. The flavor really progresses and enhances itself through the experience.

M - Refreshing, perfectly carbonated.

D - Very good.

ktrillionaire, Apr 19, 2010
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

JF1917, Dec 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

animal69, Jan 02, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

OriolesFan1008, Jul 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

InspectorBob, Feb 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The beer pours a cloudy pale gold color with a thick frothy white head. The aroma is good. It has a very pleasant wheat scent with the aroma of banana and cloves. The taste is good. It has a crisp and refreshing flavor with a hearty wheat core and a fruity yeast finish. The mouthfeel is fine. It is a medium bodied beer with good carbonation. This is a fine hefe. It has good flavor and aroma. It goes down easy and finishes with a nice wheaty aftertaste; a good sessions ale.

WesWes, Jun 07, 2004
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4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Why do they call this Malt Liquor on the bottle? Almost didn't try it. Picked up a couple at $1 each at the Navy Post Exchange in Spain. Pleasantly surprised. Nice head, cloudy yellowish appearance and floral sweet hefe scent. Well worth the dollar. Taste is spicy, malty, and wheaty. Why not call it a wheat liquor? Mouthfeel is light body and carbonated nicely. Overall a decent hefe, a great value, and something I will be picking up for the beach. Refreshing late spring beer. Cheers.

jhtipton, May 28, 2011
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

Desmodoc, Jun 29, 2013
Photo of treque
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: nice color something between yellow and orange, with a nice white head, it shows good retention, the body is hazy, cloudy, unfiltered

S: good aroma, banana, orange peel, clove, malt sweetness, citrusy, wheat everything it should have

T: refreshing, medium high body,it has sweetness, citrusy, and a very refreshing bitter ending, the flavours are as wide as the aroma

treque, Sep 30, 2011
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4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Presentation: Labeled as a 1 [obviously US] Pint brown glass bottle. Labels look exactly like that in the BA Database Avatar. Has a best before date, one of those side label numbered nicked types, but it makes no sense to me.

Appearance: Lots of streamers punctuate the ever so slightly hazed golden body. Big white head forms easily and stays put after the pour. Nice thick lacing on the glass edges. Low-ish carbonation when swirled.

Nose: Cloves and bananas with a light yeasty feel that has some tart lemon and sharp tingle on the nose.

Taste: Very much a reflection of the nose. Soft bananas and cloves, nice yeasty middle, sharp lemon finish that rasps at times. Clean lines throughout and a very good Helles Hefe Weisse.

Mouthfeel: Rather light, but not lacking at all. Soft on the tongue to start with, but with a sharp tart ending to finish with. Nicely done!

Drinkability: Very tasty brew, and a really nice quaffer. The sharp aspects in the back end take a little getting used to but are easily taken on board, nevertheless I could manage a couple of these quite easily.

Overall: Sure this is a rather pedestrian style with more Teutonic producers that stars in the skies it seems. Nevertheless, I was rather taken by this one in the long run, it does stand out from the other "more average" versions. I will most certainly drop $1.90 for this one again, and any other Tucher brews that I come across. Great value!

TheLongBeachBum, Oct 13, 2004
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

Jerid, Jan 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

rredshift, Apr 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

Adamant40, Jul 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

bmaggot, Nov 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A very good Hefe Weizen. Pleasent lemon, clove undertones. Refreshing.

John, Oct 08, 2001
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

spycow, Jan 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer poured a dark yellow color and formed a huge foamy white head that left circular lace as it slowly subsided. A medium amount of carbonation is present. An aroma of hops, clove and citrus. A flavor of hops, cloves, citrus and banana. A light, spritzy finish to it. Not a bad hefe.

Wildman, May 04, 2003
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

HirsuteHopslover, Aug 09, 2014
Tucher Helles Hefe Weizen from Brauerei Tucher Brau
87 out of 100 based on 473 ratings.