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

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Reviews: 733
Hads: 1,621
Avg: 4.05
pDev: 16.05%
Wants: 83
Gots: 197 | FT: 0
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Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: SheepNutz on 02-24-2001

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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.


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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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Photo of Flounder57
4.27/5  rDev +5.4%
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 -1.2%

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 -7.4%

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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Photo of ENogueira
3.25/5  rDev -19.8%

330ml bottle poured in a pint glass. Yellow to orange color, with a healthy white head of foam. Smells like orange. Taste is sweet with the bitterness of lemon. Peach flavor with a hint of banana. Leaves a decent aftertaste, a lot like dry fruit and a bit skunky. Overall, good. Definitely not the best Hefeweizen I've tasted.

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Photo of dbrauneis
4.05/5  rDev 0%

A: Pours a cloudy deep golden yellow in color with moderate amounts of active visible carbonation rising from the bottom of the glass + along the sides of the glass as well as some hints of dark peach + apricot highlights. The beer has a three finger tall dense foamy light beige head that slowly reduces to a finger thick layer covering the entire surface of the beer evenly and a thick ring at the edges of the glass. Moderate to significant amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Light to moderate aromas of banana + clove over the top of a light aroma of wheat.

T: Upfront there is a light to moderate flavor of wheat malts. That is followed by moderate flavors of banana and clove as well as a hint of spicy yeast. Slightly sweet with a hint of lemon citrus as well.

M: Just shy of medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Smooth and almost creamy.

O: Extremely easy to drink and refreshing, definitely a nice example of the style and one that I could easily enjoy multiple during a single session.

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Photo of bristol2120
3/5  rDev -25.9%

Served from a 16.9 0z. bottle.
Decent sized head quickly dissipates, leaving some lacing.
Beer is a bit clearer and darker than many other examples of the style.
Aroma features some offputting burnt, yeasty notes and not much else.
Taste is an improvement with subtle banana and clove notes detectable.
Mouthfeel is nicely medium bodied with an appropriate level of carbonation.
This isn't a bad beer overall but I have problems with the prominence of those odd yeast characteristics in the aroma.
There are several other beers in this style I would choose first.

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Photo of Samldc
4.41/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

S-11.2oz bottle into a hefeweizen glass

A- big four finger head, cloudy golden orange with visible carbonation, nice lacing on the glass

S-fruity banana


M-creamy smooth, barely taste the carbonation, slight banana aftertaste

O-outstanding, delicious taste, excellent hefeweizen, one of the best if not the best I've ever had, highly recommended

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Photo of Gear54
4.16/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

From a bottle into a pilsner glass.

A: hazy yellow orange color with thin head and lace.

S: orange and lemon. No malts or hops in the nose.

T: light citrus. Again lemon and orange mostly.

M: really refreshing brew. I could drink this all summer long. Great brew!

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Photo of BrunoPettipas
4.38/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Ahhhh a nice wheat beer. I do love my stouts but a good refreshing beer like that right after work is genius. Got a lightning closure on this one. Looks really old school with a picture of Georg Pschorr, the dude that made the brewery what it is today.

Served in a ''Blanche de Chambly'' weizen glass. As the name suggest, the cap just popped like crazy spraying me with a bit of beer when I opened it... Almost felt like good old Georg had just spat in my face to tell you the truth. The Hefe has got a NICE orangy-hay color that looks like an inverted tequila sunrise because of the conic bottom of the glass showcasing the hay at the bottom and leaving it's place for the orange/copper at the top. Cloudy and bright orangy when held up to a light. A thick creamy head that hangs around and almost looks yeasty (is that possible...?). Looks good!

Before even putting the glass up to my nose, I could already smell the banana coming from the beer. A little bit of bread, a little bit of citrus, nothing overpowering. First sip reveals a creaminess that I was not expecting. A good carbonation but really fine. Hits you more in the back of the throat than on the tongue.

I get a light banana taste up front then some earthy/bready notes and the finale is all about the orange. I may get some pear on the mix too. Aftertaste is almost absent and burp just taste like beer... As you drink it, you get some thick lacing that kinda remind me of those animal shaped chicken nugget. It eventually thins out. The alcohol really hides itself well in this smooth beer. But you can definitely feel it once you've finished the whole 500ml bottle.

Mr. Pschorr, you have impressed me. A really good German hefeweizen that you should really give a try.

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