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

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding
742 Reviews
BEER STATS
Reviews:
742
Ratings:
1,687
Avg:
4.05
pDev:
16.54%
 
 
Wants:
100
Gots:
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Hacker-Pschorr Hefe Weisse NaturtrübHacker-Pschorr Hefe Weisse Naturtrüb
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hacker-Pschorr Bräu GmbH
Germany | website

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by SheepNutz on 02-24-2001

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Photo of 1angrydwarf
4.34/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Very nice in my top 5 for hefeweizen slightly darker (almost copper) then others. I'd like more fruit esters but this still have a banana like flavor with a nice spice box- clove, nutmeg. Also like how the grains come out but finishes very clean with a lemon like finish. Best on a hot day. Definitely better cool but not ice cold.

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Photo of Bierliebhaber3
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This hefe pours an orange color with a medium foamy white head. The smell is malty with a very faint scent of banana. The body is actually heavier than the typical hefe being pretty medium overall. It’s pretty malty with typical hefeweizen malts, but I also strangely think I detect a slight malt flavor that is more common to pilsners in the background. There is also the typical banana and some lemon / orange flavor as well with some clove spiciness, but they’re all pretty subdued. It’s interesting because the initial flavor is a little dry, but then the finish is crisp, but quite refreshing. Nice summer beer, but definitely not exactly typical of what I’ve come to expect from hefes. Don’t’ get me wrong, I definitely like this beer, but some of the top more traditional German hefes I’ve liked a little better.

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Photo of FLima
3.94/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Amber orange color with a huge thick off-white head with eternal retention.
Aroma with notes of banana, mild clove, a bit of orange marmalade and bread.
Flavor with notes of oranges, diverse phenols not focused in cloves, banana, bubblegum, wheaty bread and lemon drops. Dry aftertaste with a low bitterness.
Medium body with good carbonation. Somewhat creamy.
Pleasant and flavorful Phenolic Hefeweiss balancing banana and oranges. Above average for the style. Worth trying.

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Photo of mgwagman
4.72/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a bright pale orange. Lacing is excellent. Taste is wheat with hints of orange and lemon. Probably my favorite type of beer. Love it with oranges and in the summer. Hints of spice, lemon, lime. A very good beer from a very old brewery.

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Photo of rodbeermunch
3.6/5  rDev -11.1%
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 +6.4%
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 drmeto
4.17/5  rDev +3%
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 -7.9%
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 +1.7%
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 -4.9%
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 +2.5%
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 +4.9%
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 -3.7%
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 -6.9%
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 -6.2%
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 -3.2%
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 +18.8%
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 +3.2%
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 +8.4%
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%
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 -10.4%
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 +10.9%
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 +18.5%

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 +7.9%
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 +17.3%

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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