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

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Ratings: 1,515
Reviews: 730
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 10.76%
Wants: 68
Gots: 129 | FT: 0
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Hacker-Pschorr Bräu GmbH visit their website
Germany

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 memory
4.42/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I remember this being a favorite on tap for me at Ludwig's in Philly.
A nice surprise to see case specials for 20 bucks at the beer distributor. With a Julian date of 240/06 on the case I thought it might be nearing staleness. But all was fine. Head poured a high carbonation which settled to a nice lace. Appeared unfiltered with a deep gold color presenting a citrus tang on the tongue. No heavy clove or bannana. Just a well balanced session brew for warmer weather. No need for lemon.

Photo of PittBeerGirl
4.5/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

this is a great hefe weizen

A-cloudy pale yellow with thick white head.

S- fruit, wheat, yeast and spices. magnificant.

T- citrus, clove, corriander, yeast, yeast sweet aftertaste.

M-great. light carbonation and light body.

D- I can drink this all day great session beer.

Photo of Absumaster
3.47/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This beer pours an orange, murky color with a collapsing head.

Smell is rich in cloves and ripe bananas. A good dose of wheat is present and the yeast add a nice complexity to the beer.

Taste is spicy and clovy with less bananas than the smell would suspect. The grainy wheatness is somewhat subdued by the sweetness of the beer. This sweetness is a little too much for me. It covers a lot of the yeast flavors and make the beer less flavorfull.
No bitterness available and mouthfeel is sticky and sweet.

Photo of EPseja
4.26/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Thanks to yelterdow for hooking me up with this one. Served from a 12oz bottle in a weisse glass at just above fridge temperature. Brewed in 12/2006. Super fresh.

A - Vibrant, pale golden yellow with a massive, pillowy, tightly-packed cream colored head that rises high and just sits. Even after two minutes, the marshmallowy head is still sitting at a full two inches! The beer itself now seems to take on a slight orange cast in the glass, and is nice and hazy from the yeast. Excellent!

S - Floral and light with hints of banana and yeast. Sweet and inviting. Some green hop notes, but subdued.

T - Light, sweet maltiness in the front gives way to a tart and refreshing middle where the yeast comes through amidst notes of lemon and gives it a full body. The finish has a nice crisp bitterness, but refrains from becoming dry after the swallow. Low on the spicy notes that some other hefes can impart, which adds to the overall drinkability.

M - Decently frothy in the mouth with some tongue tingle. Generously expansive swallow, but without being bloating.

D - This beer is so seriously balanced and delicious that it would be cakework to polish off a sixer on any given afternoon. A superb version of this awesome style.

Photo of shadow1961
3.53/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Hacker-Pschorr Weisse pours out a big creamy head over
a cloudy gold brew. The head is thick and long lasting and
there is considerable carbonation- many tiny bubbles here.
The nose is wheat, yeast, and citrus. The flavor is wheat and
a bit of citrus, with more wheat in the aftertaste. The flavor here
is subtle, maybe a little too subtle, I have had a few hefe's with
more flavor- yet it is bracing and refreshing due to the very active
champagne-like carbonation. Good stuff, and as the label attests,
it's brewed in accordance to German purity laws, so it's the real
old-school thing. Tasty.

Photo of BeerSox
3.8/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle into weizen glass.

Cloudy amber hue with a thick white frothy head that lasts a long time.

Delicate wheat malts with creamy banana and sharp clove.

The wheat is flavorful and twangy, along with the same creamy banana. A little bit of spice comes in at the middle. Medium bodied with good carbonation. A little bit of bitterness shows up in the finish, along with lingering spice.

An okay hefe weizen, not as smooth as others I have had before. Worth a try.

Photo of hunteraw
3.91/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Differently shaped bottle, but appears to be the same beer. Thanks to mymrngjckt for shipping it my way.

Appearance: Hazy peach/gold in color, huge white head with good retention. Appears highly carbonated. Good lacing - exactly like a hefe should look.

Smell: Banana bread - a nice combination of banana esters, bready malts, and clove-like spices.

Taste: Fairly light and easy to drink. Lots of banana. Some bread and spice. Citrusy, acidic finish. Aftertaste is banana bread.

Mouthfeel: Light-medium body, well-carbonated.

Drinkability: Nice and easy drinking, a great example of the style.

Photo of drinkininthewood
3.78/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

served from 500ml bottle

A- pours beautiful white creamy 2 finger thick head that stays and has a very cloudy orange colour ( somewhat like apple cider )

S- bread, spice, slight sweetness, hint of banana smell

T- flavors of biscuit, banana, citrus fruits, it really is a complex tasting beer.

M- medium bodied, near perfect carbonation,

D- ok i guess, dont think of it as a session beer tho, its a little filling.

Overall> Delicious, Refreshing, the hands down best example of the style ive tried to date.

Photo of gottajiboo2
3.06/5  rDev -25.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

poured out a very thick foamy head and a cloudy lemon-ish orange color with darker hues swirling through out. took a while for the foaminess to settle down. Aroma was musty, fruity and I hate to say but smelled a bit like a wet dog. It had an slight apple and sour note and finished with a bready musty end. mouth feel was soft and chunky. It was an ok beer, but I felt one would do me just fine.

cheers

Photo of mjc410
3.88/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The pour into my Weihenstephaner glass raises a two inch head after an appropriate pour. It falls slowly, and has a nice light cream color. The body is quite hazy, with a deeply yellow core, which has hints of brown. The nose is tangy, lightly bready, and has a bit of a fishy smell, somehow. This is actually quite attractive. The taste is very bready, slightly touched by almond, and quite light. Very refreshing - I wish it were 30 - 40 degrees warmer out for this! The mouth is medium, with high, bubbly carbonation. A killer hefe for refreshment, with a great lighter taste.

Photo of Hautacam
3.58/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Deep golden...hazy...frothy head that stays.
Smell is kind of faint...typical banana , fruity aroma..mild spice.
Tastes a little watery to me... sweet banana and clove, maybe some lemon in the background. Doesn't improve much on warming.
medium/ light body.
Not in the same class as Weihenstephaner or Franziskahner , but a decent hefe for sure. Good thirst quencher. Went well with a fish dinner.

Photo of vwcraig
4.32/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured an excellent golden color with a bright white head into a pilsner glass. Not as cloudy as expected and I thought I got all of the sediment out of the bottle, too. Probably the best-smelling hefe I've had with a sweet banana bread smell or even nut bread. Great yeasty and fruity and nutty smells all together. Taste is very nutty and bready as well. Not as spicy or clovey as some others which I thought was good. Medium-bodied with sharp carbonation felt on tongue. Drinkability is high for me and is one of the top 3 hefes I've had.

Photo of Shadman
4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

doing a re-review of this beer as after reading my first review it is obvious I had no clue.

brownish honey colored beer that left a lot of head due to an over-aggressive pour. Typical cloudiness associated with this type,

smells of slight spice & some floral hints

Taste: Wow. Banana hits you like a fottball linebacker and then the spicy aftertones make for an interesting ride. Seemed a bit thicker and more chewy than other Weisse's i've sampled. For my tastes, just the right amount of carbonation here.

A smooth, interesting beer. Love it.

Photo of witster18
3.88/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a weiss standard! Very cloudy golden hue. Pours a huge 1.5" well-retaining head...lots of floral hints...some orange, lemon and banana flavors. Very creamy but still high on drinkability. A touch below schneider weiss but much better than most of the domestic attempts at the style....I will revisit this soon...some spiciness but less than say Paulaner....but also less bitter than Paulaner hefe. A very good beer!

Photo of mrasskicktastic
3.8/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4.5

A - A hazy brew with the color of a dried apricot and a large frothy head that lingers for about three minutes and leaves scattered specks of lacing behind.

S - Faint cloves and nectarines over a wheat breadiness. A touch of banana.

T - Flavor is mild, yet quite nice. A bit of light wheat malt with a touch of apricot flavor and some faint spiciness.

M - Thin, a little harsh, a first it seems to dry, but all and all, quite refreshing.

D - Great. A hefeweizen, so naturally drinkable, but this one goes above and beyond that even. Although it has a mild flavor, it seems very full, and still goes down like a glass of water. A pleasant hefe for certain.

Photo of Newglarusguy
4.35/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 16.9 oz bottle I got with a Weisse glass, this bier pours a pale cloudy golden colour with greating lacing and a beautiful head. The taste is of great cloves and spices a hint of bannana I simply just love this bier it is great and I recommend it to anyone who loves a good weisse.

Photo of olegv40
4.3/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This beer is fantastic. Really crisp and fresh tasting, with just the perfect amount of carbonation. The smell is evenly balanced between citrus and wheat. The taste was all citrus however, just perfect without being over imposing. Finishes completely clean and smooth. Just a well crafted beer, one that I could drink all night long.

Photo of shaggy151
3.07/5  rDev -24.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Pours a cloudy yellow with a thick white head that holds up for a while. Smells like banana and spices. The taste is a bit sweet and fruity. Carbonation is about right but this beer seems a bit watery. This beer is drinkable but there aer many other hefes i prefer over this one.

Photo of GeneralZod
3.64/5  rDev -11%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

APPEARANCE

A nice gold color. Looks like a traditional wheat beer with lots of head retention.

SMELL
Smells excellent. Smells just like banannas.

TASTE
Not much of a taste. It's not bad, but it does not have much flavor. Does not taste like it smells. Taste very plain, but not in a bad way.

MOUTHFEEL
It is coarsed and well carbonated.

DRINKABILITY
It is ok. I will have this beer again, but it is not very flavorful, therefore, it could easily be forgotten.

Photo of Gavage
3.65/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: pours a hazy yellow color with a short 1" head that falls slowly. No lacing develops.

Smell: banana and spices are easily picked up.

Taste: mild wheat malt profile with banana, clove, yeast spiciness, pear sweetness, hay, and a soft bitterness. I can only describe this as a bit watered down and thin overall.

Mouthfeel: lightly crisp from start to finish. Brief afteraste. Light-medium in body.

Drinkability: this didn't overly excite me for the style as it wasn't really that refreshing and just seemed thin. Overall just an OK beer that looks and smells better than the taste.

Photo of theopholis
4.2/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass

Appearance-Slighty cloudy light amber-tan with an good, tight, fluffy white head with excellent staying power. Not much lace.

Aroma- Citrusy. Slightly fruity and malty to. No hop nose at all. Slightly bready.

Taste- Just about perfect for a hefe. Slightly sweet at the fore-front. Very citrusy as it glides past your tounge and into your jowels and the back of your throat.

Mouthfeel is full for a hefe. Perfect carbonation. Just a bit of CO2 bite at the tip of the tounge.

Drinkability-Good. Quite nice for a hefe. Not an extremely easy drinking beer for hot days in the yard, but a nice, easy drinking evening beer. Would go great with a big burger.

Photo of Gmann
3.53/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a golden orange color, with a nice white head. It didn't leave much lacing if any and it was not as cloudy as I would have expected. Very faint aroma, some spiciness to it. Tasted peppery, slight banana, flavor seemed to dissipate as it warmed. Nicely carbonated, creamy. Very drinkable beer, overall tasted fine but I have had better hefes. I may need to re-review this beer next time I get it, something seemed to be off.

Photo of BlackAngus
4.57/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Poured into a H-P Hefe glass.

A - Cloudy, yellow, with a nice fluffy white head.

S - Malty, wheat, yeasty, with citrus notes. Didn't get the cloves and bananas I got when I had it from the bottle.

T - A touch of sweetness, wheat character big time here, just the slightest kiss of hops.

M - Solid medium body, extremely clean, PERFECT carbonation.

D - Line 'em up, I'll knock 'em down.

Photo of BeerBelcher
4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I consider this beer is something of a classic. It is a widely available, German hefeweizen that is true to style (near as my simple mind can tell) and wonderful.

It pours a cloudy tan/yellow with an abundant, fluffy white head with excellent staying power.

This beer is frequently served with a slice of some sort of fruit, which I could take or leave. Even without it, it smells light, fruity, slightly malty, and citrusy.

Taste is full, slightly sweet, and extremely pleasant. As I said, it is true to style.

Mouthfeel is full without being exhausting. I find this beer to be somewhat drinkable, but I probably wouldn't suck down more than two of these tall beers.

Photo of pvsob
4.05/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance - Pours a nice golden orange color with a fluffy cloudlike head that hangs around for awhile. Some lacing is present.

Smell - It has some spiciness to it and some yeast, but the wheat and banana are the stars here ladies and gentlemen.

Taste - Big banana flavor with some wheat as well. Some bubblegum makes itself known and right at the end of the experience there is a subtle, smooth, sweet, creaminess that is a little hard to describe, but it's there.

Mouthfeel - A little thin with plenty of carbonation. The carbonation isn't overpowering though.

Overall - I really haven't experienced enough of the German Hefe-Weizens to really compare this one to, but if this is a prelude of what is to come, then I'm pumped. A tasty little Hefe, which will be revisited many times. Prost!!

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