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

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,347 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1,347
Reviews: 713
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 10.49%
Wants: 59
Gots: 50 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hacker-Pschorr Bräu GmbH visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: SheepNutz on 02-24-2001)
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soper2000

Texas

4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A solid brew and a nice introduction to hefe's. The pour yielded a pleasant looking light orange/yellow beer with a quickly dissipating white head. The first smell gives strong notes of wheat and yeast. As for the taste.... I remember my very first taste of this beer was also my very first taste of any Hefe, it reminded me of my summer working at a golf course mowing cutting greens and fairways. The strong wheat taste really came through and to my surprise I loved this taste, but sadly my palate has changed and whenever i drink this beer now, this wheat profile isn't as dominate. Maybe my palate has changed or it maybe because the first time I imbibed this the temperature of the beer had to be around 70 degrees. Anyways as I taste this beer now I sense hints of wheat balanced strongly with citrus. It's still a solid flavor. Mouthfeel is clean and smooth. Drinkability is decent but after a few of these this beer seems to lose character.

Serving type: bottle

03-04-2004 01:20:00 | More by soper2000
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travolta

California

2.7/5  rDev -34.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12oz bottle, 5.5% ABV
Apperance: Nice white rocky head, foamy lace, smooth. Golden wiese color. A little cloudy.

Nose: Lemon, Clean, Wheat.

Taste: Bitter at first, a lot of hops initially on the tounge, the bitterness stays throughout. Not as complex as i thought it would be.

Serving type: bottle

03-01-2004 03:00:31 | More by travolta
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WesWes

New York

3.68/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The beer pours a hazy dark gold color with a thick frothy white head that fades to lacing. The aroma is decent. It has a subtle wheat scent with a slight malty edge. Hefe yeast peeks through and adds some fruity notes. The taste is fine. It boasts of wheat malts and some fruitiness, but very little. It has a musty finish that lingers on the tongue. The mouthfeel is good. It is a full bodied beer with adequate carbonation. This beer drinks well. This hefe has good flavor, although it's not as intense as some.

Serving type: bottle

02-28-2004 02:27:54 | More by WesWes
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jsolack

Michigan

3.95/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Appearance:
Hazy yellow-orange color, initial head was thick but it went down quickly. Nice looking.

Smell:
Smells sweet and wheaty with citrus hints.

Taste:
Great flavor... bitterness is balanced nicely with sweetness. Wheat and subtle citrus/banana.

Mouthfeel:
Feels nice and thick in the mouth... releases nice bubbles on the tounge. Flavor lingers for just the right amount of time.

Drinkability:
Very drinkable, goes down smooth without any bitterness.

Serving type: bottle

02-21-2004 22:23:30 | More by jsolack
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Zorro

California

4.4/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a very cloudy yellow, you can pass light through it easily but you can't see through it.

Very strongly smelling beer, smells of spices and a bit of banana.

Tastes mildly sweet and a bit tart. Prominent banana and spice taste. Many different levels of taste to this, has some malt and vanilla flavors too. Hops shows up for the party too. This is one of the quality beers with many complex flavors and every sip is different. It is closer to a 4.75 in taste.

Mouthfeel is very good.

Very drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

02-08-2004 03:39:51 | More by Zorro
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Cwrw

Alberta (Canada)

3.85/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A typical, distinctive hefe weisse appearance greets the drinker upon pouring: bombastic, hearty head; exceptional, long-lasting lace; and a cloudiness so dearly loved in all hefe-style beers. That being said, for the style, Hacker-Pschorr's hefe is fairly common looking, as many hefe beers I have consumed appear much the same. In short, the appearance is excellent, but not outstanding or unique for a hefe-style beer. Apple juice colours, with slight hues of orange and light brown. The aroma is succulent: buttery cloves and spices, rich fruits(including apple), and, upon close inhalation, the pleasant tartness and acidity of the wheat malt. The taste does not disappoint, as it is flavourful and well balanced. The fruity, even tangy wheat taste is there in full abundance, as is the musky feel of the yeast, with little bitterness. A clean finish; full bodied. I have also noted that many witbiers, or hefes especially, have a delightful soapy characteristic(especially Hoegaarden), but this adds yet another nuance to a delicious, appetising, mouth-watering style of beer, and Hacker-Pschorr delivers, but I HAVE tasted better hefes(try Paulaner's hefe-weisse). The drinkability of Hacker-Pschorr is, of course, phenomenal: these go down smoothly and refreshingly. This a very fine quality hefe beer, and it is sold at a reasonable price here in Alberta.

Serving type: bottle

02-05-2004 09:42:10 | More by Cwrw
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claytri

Maryland

3.58/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This Hefe-Weisse poured a nice cloudy light gold, it put up 2 fingers of white head, which settled down to 1. It had a very light citric smell. The taste was tart and citric, neither malty nor hoppy. It was smooth and dry. It had a smooth dry feel and was light bodied. This beer was different and pleasant. Not strong on character, but would make a fine session beer.

Serving type: bottle

02-05-2004 03:02:01 | More by claytri
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merlin48

Kentucky

4.1/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours an appropriate murky golden color with a medium ivory head of small tightknit bubbles. Massive sheet lacing. Tantalizing aroma of floral grasses, lemony citrus, coriander and other spices, and wheat. Mouthfeel is well carbonated and medium bodied. Feels very pleasant on the tongue. Taste is excellent. Notes of wheat grain, yeast, tart citrus, and cloves and coriander provide a well balanced and refreshing Weisse. Clean and dry finish leaves me wanting more, but alas..this was my only one. Very nice and refreshing. This probably would've gotten some 5's if I were rating it on a hot, summer day.

Serving type: bottle

02-01-2004 17:54:51 | More by merlin48
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Jables

Illinois

4.55/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Pours a hazy amber with a light white head.

Aroma is banana, lemons, spiciness clove (?) yeah definitely clove. Slightly sour aroma, which heightens the attractiveness of all the other smells.

Flavor is tart slightly, but sweet, fruity and crisp. Excellent per style, or otherwise.

Mouthfeel is adequate.

Drinkability is great as this is a good, refreshing, thirst-quenching, but quality brew. When people tell me they want a miller or bud light in the summer because it's refreshing, I have to wonder if they've never experience a refreshing AND flavorful brew such as this one.

My top pick for beers with light lunch!

Serving type: bottle

02-01-2004 00:27:13 | More by Jables
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counselor

Connecticut

4.22/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is a good beer (see scores). It looks just like a hefe ought to, murkey sand brown with a tall, fluffy head. Smells of mild fruit and doughey yeast. Taste is yeasty, some fruit flavors and mild citrusy hops. Clean bright finish. A good drinking beer very well representative of the style.

Serving type: bottle

01-16-2004 14:25:55 | More by counselor
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

3.55/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Some malt and dry aftertaste and banana and cloves . Unfiltered adds to taste but subtracts from appearance as murkiness. Unexeptional but smooth standard beer. Had again 1.5 years later, some reranking, and was nice on summer night but think better with food.

Serving type: bottle

01-11-2004 02:07:22 | More by Sammy
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flaminghomer

Indiana

4.13/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

very good beer, not as bitter as i remember. awsome appearance, awsome head. nice and smooth with lots of flavor. very fruity which makes this one a good summer brew. very drinkable.very well balanced. the best wheat beer that i have had so far. cheers!

Serving type: bottle

12-21-2003 07:34:23 | More by flaminghomer
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DrunkMcDermott

Illinois

3.58/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

I've enjoyed this as a draft a few times, so how does an imported bottle taste after a long journey? Quite the same. I'm enjoying this as a "commuter speacial" (out of the bottle in a brown paper sack on the train). Good spicy weiss smell, actually a tad understated. Cloudy body. Full banana and clove taste, with a hint of lemon. A nice little head works up in the bottle. And a fine, playful effervescence on the tongue. A fine, fine beer.

Serving type: bottle

12-12-2003 14:24:20 | More by DrunkMcDermott
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NJpadreFan

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Hacker Pschorr- Hefe

edited review

A- Hazy cloudy yellow with a big billowy white head. good lacing down the glass.
S- Strong cloves, banana, and wheat.
T- Smooth bubblegum clove and banana with the wheaty/ yeasty backbone.
M- Smooth and slightly spicy (nutmeg) nice and refreshing.

Overall- A solid Hefe. I had to re-review this 1 after slamming it years ago when I was a newbie!

Serving type: bottle

11-17-2003 20:14:03 | More by NJpadreFan
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DESTRO

Nevada

4.43/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

since im all about the hefe's, lets get it on. this one pours a lovely orange with a medium rocky head. it smells spicy/peppery and of course it has a nice a bready note. the taste? juicy. i know juicy isnt a flavor, but its juicy ok. great yeasty punch with a great clove/spice kick all on that great classic hefe bread-like backbone. very tastey and easy drinking. crisp and refreshing in the mouth, this is a wonderful session/summertime/anytime beer. a damn flavorful beer and extremely drinkable. i love a good hefe, and this is def. a good hefe. cheers!

$2.49 a bottle

Serving type: bottle

11-17-2003 07:27:34 | More by DESTRO
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bditty187

Nebraska

4.35/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Peachy-pale gold hue, hazy, massive white head, almost three fingers worth on a soft pour. Awesome. The head fades slowly, a modest cap lasts throughout consumption. Spotty lace. Very pleasant nose: banana, cloves, lightly spicy, peppery upfront, a soft kiss of yeastiness, wheat. This is an inviting bouquet for sure, mild potency. The palate is dead-on style-wise, as expected, and extremely enjoyable. In the middle there is a mild but noticeable acidic bite, which only adds balance to the soft yeasty-breadiness upfront and spicy, peppery finish. The fruitiness is ideal, juicy lemons (not bitter) and bananas. Well done! Medium body. Gentle carbonation but zesty… refreshing! The definition of drinkable… lovely… recommended.

Weihenstephaner is a Hall-of-Famer; Hacker-Pschorr is better than Paulaner but both are All-Stars in their own right.

1 pint, 9 oz. bottle, $3.00 in Omaha.

Serving type: bottle

11-03-2003 21:24:24 | More by bditty187
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Phyl21ca

Quebec (Canada)

3.83/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Nice blond wheat beer with a nice head. Very good taste of hweat with a subtle sweet touch. I was very impressed with that brew. It is very simple but very pleasant and well done. A real german mastercraft of a beer. Will be drinking more of this one in the future.

Serving type: bottle

10-20-2003 14:52:02 | More by Phyl21ca
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hyuga

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Massively cloudy orange brew with touches of brown here and there. Nice big white head that stays well where it should. Spicy and sour fruity bubblegum aroma with a little clove. Spicy and tart on the palate as well. Lots of banana. Sour maltiness dominates the middle and clove shows up in the back. Spiciness makes the tongue tingle. Delicate, but it has that nice spicy punch at the same time. One of my favorites of the hefeweizens I've tried, but oddly enough, it's not a style that I've delved into quite as much as others, so I'll have to see how it stands after I try more. I'd definitely have a few more of these!

Serving type: bottle

10-20-2003 05:50:47 | More by hyuga
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PhantomVodoo

Ohio

3.9/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Cloudy, light caramel color. White head.
Nice aroma. Fruity, yeasty, and clove.

Taste is fruity with banana and slight yeast flavor. Wheat tartness. Plenty tart, almost to what I'd call sour.

Good mouthfeel.
Drinkable enough, but doesn't leave me wanting another.

Overall, a solid wheat beer.

Serving type: on-tap

10-17-2003 22:09:35 | More by PhantomVodoo
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goz

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a cloudy medium golden, huge pillowy white head, mostly lasting and lacing nicelt. Aroma is sweety, malty, lot's of banana and clove to be found. Flavor is crisp, lot's of banana, and a huge punch of clove spice as well. Medium body, very smooth, crisp, good clean finish.

Serving type: bottle

10-08-2003 02:33:05 | More by goz
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Gueuzedude

Arizona

3.43/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

I had this beer on draught, it was cloudy with a slight white head that disappeared quickly. Has a fruity aroma and it tasted nice and refreshing. A great summer beer. Nice subtle notes of banana and clove. Not bitter at all, quite smooth with a mellow yeasty fruitiness. A nice balanced example of a weisse beer, though there are much better out there.

Serving type: bottle

09-12-2003 16:56:50 | More by Gueuzedude
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ViveLaChouffe

Georgia

3.78/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From a 12oz bottle.

This is a nice beer.

Big frothy head. Body is cloudy but bright gold. Foam is persistent and leaves heavy lacing. Nose is spicy. Smells of wheat, with citrus and banana undertones. Taste is lighter than anticipated. Bitter aftertaste lingers on back of tongue. Strong spice/hops flavors, nice bright malt tast down the middle of tongue. Hint of cloves. Is light bodied for sure. Fizzy and slightly bitter. Very good brew although probably better suited for summer than autumn. I was really wanting a good German weisse and this certainly hit the spot.

Serving type: bottle

09-06-2003 03:23:14 | More by ViveLaChouffe
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hotstuff

Indiana

2.53/5  rDev -38.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Dayton, OH AleFest: As much as I luv German beers, this one was a disappointment as there was nothing all that special about it and it lacked character.On to my rating...small sized white head with fine sized bubbles.The body was clear and it contained some carbonation.The nose was malty, hoppy, citrus and spicy.The flavor was lightly bitter tasting and there were notes of malt and hops.The mouthfeel of this beer was smooth and light bodied.

Serving type: bottle

08-28-2003 13:19:21 | More by hotstuff
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beerguy101

California

4.1/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Medium gold color, slightly hazy. Enormous head. Aroma is yeast and malt, with a touch of rye. A medium bodied weisse. Malts are pronounced for a German Wheat. Some of the banana and clove flavor thing going on, but there is some fruitiness and there is a very definite rye spiciness as well. Very smooth. Very tasty. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is very slightly sweet

Serving type: bottle

08-20-2003 16:59:18 | More by beerguy101
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SheepNutz

Kentucky

4.03/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz. bottle poured into a weizen glass. It pours a hazy orangish yellow with 4 fingers of foam. There is a good amount of lacing on the glass. The smell is malty with cloves present. A good classic weizen smell. The taste is malty also, with fruity esters such as banana and orange. It also has spices like cloves and a hint of nutmeg. The mouthfeel is nice and strong for a wheat beer. The drinkability is also wonderful, and this is a great session weizen.

Serving type: bottle

08-18-2003 22:30:51 | More by SheepNutz
Hacker-Pschorr Hefe Weisse Naturtrüb from Hacker-Pschorr Bräu GmbH
92 out of 100 based on 1,347 ratings.