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Hacker-Pschorr Hefe Weisse Naturtrüb - Hacker-Pschorr Bräu GmbH

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

739 Reviews
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Reviews: 739
Hads: 1,654
Avg: 4.06
pDev: 10.84%
Wants: 93
Gots: 222 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hacker-Pschorr Bräu GmbH
Germany | website

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen | 5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: SheepNutz on 02-24-2001

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Photo of rodbeermunch
3.6/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Looks really good, bright yellow, lots of haze, full inch of head. Aroma gives you all that belgian spice rack, banana, cloves and whatnot.

Taste is more of the aroma. Somehow seems to always taste half a grade better in the sun. There's plenty of banana and clove on this one. Always consistent, you know what you're getting into here.

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Photo of vette2006c5r
4.31/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Hefe Weisse pours a hazy darker copper color, with a small but never quitting lacing head. Nice banana aromas with hints of sweet cloves. Taste is very creamy, hints of banana and clove. Rich body, good fell. Overall a very creamy and suburb hefeweizen.

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Photo of Sconnie25
4.37/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a cloudy golden hue with a moderate head and a good amount of carbonation. Leaves behind a nice lacing. Smells of wheat and spices. Has a nice spicy flavor with wheat and a bit of hops also. Goes down smoothly. Probably the best Hefeweizen I have had so far.

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Photo of drmeto
4.17/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

L:
-pours a cloudy golden-orange with a medium to big ,creamy,white head
-medium to high carbonation visible
S:
earthy,leathery,banana,clove,wheaty,white bread,bubble gum,milky,toffee
T:
-banana,clove,bubble gum,honey,lemon,sweet
F:
-medium to high,soft carbonation
-light to medium body
O:
All-around great Hefeweizen

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Photo of mdfb79
3.73/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

From 10/31/15

Pours a hazy burnt orange color with one finger of fluffy white head and moderate carbonation evident. Fruity malts, bananas, cloves, spices, dough, and bready malts. Medium body and high carbonation.

Overall I was a bit surprised to see such a high score on BA for this one....while the nose is very good, I found the taste very light and with much less flavor, and found it a bit too carbonated. Not a bad beer but a lot of better hefeweizens out there to grab off the shelf.

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Photo of barnzy78
4.12/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

11.2oz bottle
A - opaque apricot colored ale with a tall ivory head that holds good retention
S - nice aroma of banana, clove, wheat, spicy hops, yeast, mild citrus and bubblegum
T - well balanced traditional hefe flavors of wheat, clove, banana, bubblegum, yeast, earthy & spicy hops, faint lemon and nuttiness
M - fuller body yet refreshing, finishes dry and fairly crisp
O - one of the better German Hefeweizens in the world. A classic.

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Photo of 1000lbgrizzly
3.85/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Very cloudy yellow orange body, puffy white head that leaves an appreciable haze on top. Banana hits the nose, with some bread and a touch of metal behind it. Taste is similar, only a bit of clove, a good amount of spicy funky yeast at the back palate. Dry. Retro-olfaction brings up unpleasant wet grain. Medium body, weak carbonation but somehow makes me burp prodigiously.
Very good hefeweiss, the ample yeast and stark dryness are distinguishing touches, but the aroma and taste each had their own not-insignificant flaws.

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Photo of hopsputin
4.15/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: it's a murky burn caramel color that gets light towards the bottom of the glass. Pours a 2 finger solid white head, but that fades quickly a thin film on top

S: bubblegum, clove, wheat, light toffee, slightly grainy

T: taste is a bit more subdued than the nose. Nice wheaty presence up front followed by a mild clove flavor and ripe banana. Behind that is a sweet malt note and light lemongrass with some black pepper

M: medium, with a bit lower carbonation than I'm used to from a hefe (not bad though)

O: it's average. It's a bit more mellow than some of it's peers (in the banana and clove department), but it's easy to drink and there is not 1 off putting flavor in here. Worth a buy

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Photo of RonaldTheriot
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Hacker-Pschorr Weisse has a thick, foamy, off-white head, a highly charged, bubbly, turbid, orange-gold appearance, tan chunks, and splotchy lacing left on the glass. The aroma is of low-level banana, bubble gum, and coriander notes, bread, and some sort of bright fruit. Taste is of those elements, with low bitterness, and a spiced bread presentation. Mouthfeel is rather heavy, and Hacker-Pschorr Weisse finishes semi-dry and easily drinkable.

RJT

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Photo of Svingjo
3.9/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a translucent orange with a thick foamy head with great retention. The nose is bready, with banana and clove surrounded by yeast. There is a slight yeastiness to the flavour, mixed with some banana, lemon and pale malts. The body runs about a step above medium. A tasty little Hefeweizen.

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Photo of VelvetExtract
3.77/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle. Pours a hazy, turbid, murky orange color. Thick, off-white cap. Aroma is quite wheaty and yeasty. Banana and clove and bread. Pleasant. Flavor starts with a sweet breads flavor and also has a good banana yeast injection. Finishes sweeter but with a slightly drying clove flavor. Well made. Medium bodied with a creamy texture. Definitely a good Hefe.

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Photo of BigDaddyWarbuxx
3.8/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Tons of head, a hazy golden appearance, and a nice wheaty and citrusy aroma. The flavor disappoints a little, and isn't as potent as the aroma would suggest.

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Photo of Jacobob10
3.92/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

500 mL bottle. Orange-amber color and cloudy with a tall fluffy head. Spot on for a hefeweizen. Mild banana and clove in the aroma. The flavor pops with tons of fruit and the clove takes a backseat. A little more full bodied that some of its German counterparts, but easy to drink nonetheless. While it might be a notch below some of my favorites for the style (Ayinger, Andechs, Weihenstephaner), it's still a winner if you're looking for an authentic German hefeweizen.

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Photo of Colt-Seavers
4.81/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Too much has been written about this beer and I realize my propensity to pontificate is palpable (just read any of my previous reviews and this will be evident,
alliteration aside). 11.2 oz. bottle was stayed poured into an English pint glass. Leaving the last bit of beer at the bottom of the bottle, I agitated softly until the remaining sediment was in suspension, then poured into the glass. The result, producing two and one half fingers of brilliant, wispy white, little snow head that dissipated extremely slowly to a medium thin line that remained until the glass was empty. Nice lacing despite the low surface tension characteristic of the inappropriate glass and the softened water used to clean it. On the medium-light side of honey gold, translucent through the cloudy but uniform din of appearance, perfection. bringing this to the nose produces a fruit forward banana, canned pears, faint clove- spice flavor. This mirrored smell with the fruit forward banana flavor asserting it's self with a pear and very slight metallic report right at the end..hence canned pears (I'm thinking a bi-product of the yeast which was not at all offensive). Well balanced, on the luxurious-creamy side of medium N I R V A N A. Absolutely delicious.

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Photo of joesi
4.18/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Smell: not particularly remarkable.

Taste is the most remarkable aspect of this beer. It's a nice balance of wheat beer, and spice flavor (clove), being likely phenolic yeast and/or hops and not actually clove. It has an extremely strong similarity to some Unibroue stuff I've had (Blanche de Chambly I think). I don't think I could tell the difference between this and the Unibroue. No strong woodiness or bitterness aftertastes, and well-mixed flavors. I personally do not notice any citrus or really any fruit taste (unlike a Kronenbourg Blanc which tastes totally different from this), and personally I find the wheat beer flavor is a little bit hidden by the yeast and/or spices/hops as well.

Mouthfeel is very balanced. Medium carbonation with nice light but smooth texture.

Overall great beer; recommended to those who like this style, or Unibroue. Didn't notice a ton of wheat beer taste though. if that's the main thing you're looking for.

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Photo of Hop_God
4.39/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

This is one of the first beers to get me into craft. I just remember thinking wow, beer can taste so different and great. Down the rabbit hole I went. Banana, cloves, good malt. Just delicious.

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Photo of barczar
3.97/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Best by 1/15.

Aroma is dominated by wheat, with notes of peach, orange, banana, and clove adding complexity.

Flavor reveals more pronounced banana initially, contrasted nicely by sharp orange, with soft peach and coriander leading to a bready, wheaty, dry, peppery finish. Notes of apple and pear surface as it warms.

Fairly complex estery character, but it falls flat in the finish.

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Photo of MattSweatshirt
3.63/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a hazy orange with a thick meringue of a head.

Banana, bread, and wheat notes fill out the aroma. Flavor has a slight citric twang to it to.

Full mouthfeel for a lower alcohol beer. Crisp, smooth, medium body, and active carbonation.

Good beer but what I'm assuming is 6 mo in the bottle makes it a little underwhelming.

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Photo of TheBierdimpfe
4.49/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Veiled gold color going for amber. Gorgeous foamy head that dies fast.

Well balanced aromas and flavors of sweetness and bitterness. Slight floral spices.

Super tasty and fresh wheat taste with a dash of honey.

Silky rich and warming. Medium body with champagne like carbonation.

A faint and short finish, but well balanced.

Overall an extremely well crafted beer!

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Photo of Dawn30
4.8/5  rDev +18.2%

Great wheat beer lots of lacing and a good head. Had it with a splash of Framboise Peach and it was excellent. Nice banana and cloves Good on the front end especially with the splash.

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Photo of RyanK252
4.37/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottle poured into a Sam Adams perfect pint glass

A: Pours very hazy golden amber with a creamy off white head that hangs around and laces well.

S: Banana with a little spice, a little sweet wheat.

T: Wheat malt, nice fruity notes, of course banana, but also a little white peach and apricot, a little spice, and light citrus and floral notes.

M: Medium body, moderate carbonation, very smooth.

O: Not the freshest bottle, pushing it's best by date actually, but I quite like this beer with a bit of age on it more than many others of the style fresh. The trademark banana notes are still there, but not as overwhelming as they can be, allowing the depth of flavor to come out.

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Photo of WAbeerfiend
4.75/5  rDev +17%

Best by 04.2014.
Poured from a pint bottle into a weizen glass on 01.31.14.

A: Orange. Opaque at top because of the yeast cloud. See through at bottom. 2 finger head.

S: Orange, clove.

T: Banana, orange, spicy clove.

M: Creamy smooth.

O: This is a Paulaner cousin. (Hacker-Pschorr and Paulaner are owned by Heineken). It has a bit more banana flavor than Paulaner's hef, otherwise, it's almost a clone. It's a fantastic hef. The flavors are strong, which I prefer. Excellent.

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Photo of Flounder57
4.27/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

330 ml bottle was poured into a hefeweizen glass.

Appearance: A one finger head was poured that reduced to a thin layer. It is a hazy pale yellow color with good vision of bubbles coming up through the glass.

Smell: Banana, clove, bready wheat, vanilla, sweet wheat.

Taste: Same as above. It's like eating a loaf of banana bread.

Mouthfeel: Smooth, light bodied, tart, chewy, and low to medium carbonation.

Overall: Still think the Germans rule this style. Classic and traditional.

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Photo of curasowa
4/5  rDev -1.5%

Appearance: Cloudy, orange-ish color with two fingers of fluffy head that lingers quite a while with chunky lacing.

Aroma: Yeasty, wheaty, faint citrus, some banana and clove.

Taste: Slightly creamy, a little juicy, then building yeast funk, a little spiciness, some banana oil, finishes a bit astringent with lingering wheat malt.

The Rest: Awesome, a benchmark of the style. Checks all of the boxes of a good Hefe.

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Photo of magpieken
3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

500ml bottle. 05/14. Pours a slightly hazy pale amber colour with a towering off-white head. Aroma of cloves, banana and wheat. Subdued sweetness with a hint of citrusy tartness. Medium-light body, smooth, soft texture with an effervescent fizz and a dry finish.

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Hacker-Pschorr Hefe Weisse Naturtrüb from Hacker-Pschorr Bräu GmbH
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