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Hacker-Pschorr Hubertus Bock - Hacker-Pschorr Bräu GmbH

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BA SCORE
85
very good

99 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 99
Reviews: 41
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 9.74%
Wants: 6
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hacker-Pschorr Bräu GmbH visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Maibock / Helles Bock |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-18-2004)
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BeerForMuscle

New Jersey

3.64/5  rDev -4.2%

08-30-2014 13:38:32 | More by BeerForMuscle
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mncoinman

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Fancy bottle...reasonable price. Aroma had a very pungent "beer" smell...quite pleasing...but no indication
of bock style malt aroma. Poured a small head....lighter in color...a good bite. The hops are a little more
distinctive than a typical bock...not at all overbearing...probably just about right for a maibock.
Tasted like a full bodied lager that had been mixed with a little German style bock. Not bad at all...
but then again, not really a full flavored bock.

08-29-2014 00:51:04 | More by mncoinman
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malfunxion

New York

3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

08-28-2014 16:15:36 | More by malfunxion
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Bandi

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

08-25-2014 01:49:42 | More by Bandi
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metter98

New York

3.6/5  rDev -5.3%

Appearance: 4 | Smell: 3.75 | Taste: 3.5 | Mouthfeel: 3.75 | Overall: 3.5

A: The beer is crystal clear yellow in color and has a slight amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high frothy bright white head that has excellent retention properties and consistently left a short head covering the surface along with lacing down the sides of the glass.
S: Moderate aromas of bready malts are present in the nose along with hints of spicy hops.
T: The taste is similar to the smell and starts with flavors of bready malts underscored with notes of spicy hops.
M: It feels medium-bodied and a little clean on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is very drinkable compared to other beers in the style but seems to be a little lighter in body compared to other maibocks.

Serving type: bottle

08-25-2014 01:08:49 | More by metter98
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klipper

Michigan

3/5  rDev -21.1%

08-22-2014 02:28:19 | More by klipper
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zenithberwyn

California

4/5  rDev +5.3%

08-16-2014 04:36:44 | More by zenithberwyn
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jmbranum

Oklahoma

4.45/5  rDev +17.1%

Purchased for $3.29 (likely on sale) in Oklahoma City. Came in a nice bottle with the ceramic swing opener.

Pours a gleaming crystal clear gold liquid with a generous white head that leaves belgian lace on the glass. Excellent slightly malty/bready/grassy aroma.

Flavor is very well balanced. Some rich malty notes but also some hops. A tiny bit of caramel and some spices. Lots of grain.

Medium-full mouthfeel. Lingering balanced aftertaste.

I like this beer. I wish I bought more than one!

08-13-2014 23:11:29 | More by jmbranum
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stephens101

Oklahoma

3.85/5  rDev +1.3%

Pale yellow with a fizzy, near-white froth. Grain, green grass, hint of lemon and orange to the nose. More flavorful than the aroma would lead you to believe with apple, sugar, grain, and cracker, followed by a subtle hop finish. Light to Medium and interesting for a moment, but mostly forgettable, which might be a testament to the par excellence in good beer these days than to the mediocrity of the beer itself.

08-08-2014 01:30:26 | More by stephens101
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Arch578

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -27.6%

08-02-2014 19:24:58 | More by Arch578
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sanitarium16

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

07-28-2014 13:45:23 | More by sanitarium16
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Rwang

California

4.75/5  rDev +25%

07-27-2014 11:04:08 | More by Rwang
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leinie13

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

07-26-2014 00:10:08 | More by leinie13
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GreyGhost4

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

07-26-2014 00:09:41 | More by GreyGhost4
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TheSSG

Illinois

4.1/5  rDev +7.9%

Pours a light, soapy-white head. An excellent, grainy hop aroma. Golden, crystal clear color. Starts with a assertive, dry hoppiness. A welling of malt, slight sweetness. Then more extremely dry, grainy hop bitterness (medium-low). Toasted malt starts to come back through into the finish, lingering over grainy hops. Crisp, smooth mouthfeel.

This is very nice. I like the more assertive graininess of the hops, and I love the aroma (easily the best smelling light bock I've had). A good backing of malt to counter it, too.

07-19-2014 01:43:00 | More by TheSSG
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DruC4

Michigan

4/5  rDev +5.3%

07-09-2014 21:45:13 | More by DruC4
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joe1510

Illinois

3.79/5  rDev -0.3%

500ml Swingtop
$3.49
Binny's - Willowbrook

A bright golden liquid pours from the glass and shines like pure gold. Orange hues run the sides of the glass A touch of haze infiltrates the body while a pillowy white foam nearly pours from the stein. The head is tightly bubbled, has strong staying power, and sticks in big clumps along the glass.

There's a nice floral hoppiness right off the bat, before even the maltiness hits. The malt picks up, cereal grains first, freshly cracked barley shortly behind, and white bread shortly thereafter. There is what seems like hard water minerality and a spiciness on the backend. Very inviting and comforting.

I have to say, the flavor pretty much mirrors the aroma. The cereal grain sweetness is a little more pronounced but not by much and the spiciness is a little more robust but those are really the only differences and they are minor. The spiciness lingers after each drink and I can welcome that.

The finish dries up quickly leaving behind a floral and spice bitterness that balances the soft grainy sweetness well. The body weighs in around moderate with an active carbonation that adds silkiness and speed. Drinkability is off the charts high.

Hacker-Pschorr did a nice job with Hubertus Bock. It's dry with great balance between sweet and bitter, the finish lingering bitter actually, and the drinkability is sky high. I would purchase this again and, if you like maibocks, recommend you do the same.

07-05-2014 21:06:05 | More by joe1510
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HoistinBrews

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

07-04-2014 21:17:33 | More by HoistinBrews
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.54/5  rDev -6.8%

Best before 8/2014.

Pours a clear light golden-orange with a foamy bone head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Small streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, earth, fruit, and toffee aromas. Taste is much the same with malt, fruit, and toffee flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that is tasty and easy to drink.

07-03-2014 00:43:28 | More by UCLABrewN84
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popery

California

3.54/5  rDev -6.8%

Swing-top. Pours a pale, bright gold. Very good clarity, which is super important to me. Small to medium white head. Fades rather quickly, leaving just a bit of lacing. Aroma has some rich pilsner malt sweetness, mild grassy hops and some mineral character. Little bit of apple cider. Pears, very light lemons, mild floral note. It's a clean bock with a bit more sweetness than appley sweetness than expected. The taste has more of the same sweet pilsner malt flavor with that sweet apple note. It finishes drier than I would have guessed based on the aroma. Simple sugar. Mild grass hops, again. Mild bitterness in the finish, which could stand to be a bit cleaner. Sweet and simple breadiness. Relatively low carbonation. Round mouthfeel, almost a bit much given the lack of complexity. Fun to see a one-off from Paulaner in the US, but it's still just a decent bock. I can't complain. I'd love to see more German specials around.

07-01-2014 02:41:22 | More by popery
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brotherloco

California

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

06-30-2014 03:52:31 | More by brotherloco
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seand

California

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

A: Pours a light amber with a small amount of light white head. Not much retains, leaving minimal lacing.

S: Medium malty sweetness, with a grainy note.

T: Medium sweetness again. It's not a unique or flashy flavor, but it's good, and well made.

M: Medium body, medium carbonation.

Overall, a solidly executed maibock. It's nothing too out there, but it's good, and that's all it's trying to be.

06-27-2014 05:00:13 | More by seand
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Zach136

Georgia

4/5  rDev +5.3%

06-25-2014 20:06:53 | More by Zach136
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dannyboygaga

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

06-18-2014 12:41:21 | More by dannyboygaga
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dcf5ve

Illinois

4/5  rDev +5.3%

06-11-2014 18:13:29 | More by dcf5ve
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Hacker-Pschorr Hubertus Bock from Hacker-Pschorr Bräu GmbH
85 out of 100 based on 99 ratings.