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

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,351 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 1,351
Reviews: 713
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 10.24%
Wants: 61
Gots: 52 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hacker-Pschorr Bräu GmbH visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: SheepNutz on 02-24-2001)
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kelvarnsen

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -2.4%

11-30-2011 20:10:12 | More by kelvarnsen
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brandoman63

Illinois

4/5  rDev -2.4%

11-30-2011 19:23:52 | More by brandoman63
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Vandelayindustri

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev -2.4%

11-30-2011 09:02:36 | More by Vandelayindustri
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mj0126

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +22%

11-28-2011 17:49:12 | More by mj0126
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Jiffypop

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

11-28-2011 02:51:22 | More by Jiffypop
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dvanhandel

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

11-27-2011 23:58:53 | More by dvanhandel
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barnzy78

Illinois

4/5  rDev -2.4%

11-27-2011 04:55:55 | More by barnzy78
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LeoPanna

New York

5/5  rDev +22%

11-26-2011 21:57:45 | More by LeoPanna
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mdillon86

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

11-26-2011 14:36:49 | More by mdillon86
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falloutsnow

Illinois

4.08/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle purchased from Hyvee in Council Bluffs, IA.
Best before 12/2011 on the bottle.
Poured into a Schell's weizen glass.

Pours a fairly large, thick head composed of small bubbles. Peering at the body, I notice aggressive streams of carbonation and the opaque character; obviously unfiltered. Copper brown in color away from light, when held up to a source, the body is a golden brown color (wonder what the dunkel looks like, as this is fairly dark for a hefeweizen). Head descends in a few minutes, eventually becoming a 0.5cm cap atop the beer. Some lacing, mostly dots and streaks, are left along the sides of the glass.

Aroma is pungent with ripe banana, freshly cut apple, wheat malt, slight lemon, and very mild yeast. In the same vein as Weihenstephaner, Ayinger, and the like, still good, not as impressive as those, but close.

Taste opens with gentle yeast flavors that dissolve into wheat malt sweetness. Middle of palate picks up hushed banana flavors, more wheat malt, some coriander, clove and vanilla. Aftertaste of satisfying, tart tang combined with applesauce mixed into wheat cereal or wheat bread flavors. Almost like a wheat-bready finish to a white wine.

Beer is medium-bodied, with bit of wateriness around the edges. Carbonation level is high enough that this moves pleasantly along on the palate while sampling. Finish is pleasantly dry, inviting the next sip.

An excellent hefeweizen, with enough character that this is enjoyable to drink across multiple levels, times. More affordable than Weihenstephaner, Ayinger, Schneider, and essentially on the same quality to price plane as Franziskaner.

Serving type: bottle

11-26-2011 04:56:33 | More by falloutsnow
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generallee

New York

4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

11-25-2011 19:53:53 | More by generallee
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chickenm

British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

11-21-2011 04:01:08 | More by chickenm
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RedAleMan

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

11-21-2011 02:21:39 | More by RedAleMan
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bigdaddypolite

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -2.4%

11-19-2011 03:48:38 | More by bigdaddypolite
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Caskaway

Illinois

5/5  rDev +22%

11-18-2011 19:59:26 | More by Caskaway
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BeerArchivist

California

4/5  rDev -2.4%

11-18-2011 05:57:04 | More by BeerArchivist
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bpfrush

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

11-16-2011 02:11:01 | More by bpfrush
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LoveBeerNo7

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

11-15-2011 23:30:16 | More by LoveBeerNo7
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Exiled

Texas

4/5  rDev -2.4%

11-15-2011 06:13:15 | More by Exiled
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rsitarski

Michigan

4/5  rDev -2.4%

11-14-2011 14:40:59 | More by rsitarski
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BlackHaddock

United Kingdom (England)

3/5  rDev -26.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Tall, flip-top half litre bottle, best before 03/2012, poured into a Franziskaner Weissbier glass in Oct 2011.

Only got three quarters of the bottle into the glass, so huge was the head (and how I poured it I suppose). The body is a moody, dull, murky dishwater brown, the head as already stated was huge and creamy.

The usual Hefeweizen smells, but subdued not in your face vanilla, bananas or explosions of yeast from this beer, a gentler aroma comes out.

The taste is also subdued compared to a lot of the Hefeweizen I've encounted over the years. It's fine, but lacks anything to take it above the stand out ones and is just an average brew in my eyes.

Serving type: bottle

10-29-2011 13:55:36 | More by BlackHaddock
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hustlesworth

Ohio

4.6/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A- ecru colored head is big like a 2x4 and sticky. i'm growing impatient waiting for it to settle because the burnt golden-orange slightly hazy body is calling me.

S- potent tart fruity notes of pineapple, banana, clove, pepper, sour orange (blood orange?) tart cherry and general tropical fruit. this one goes beyond the usual hefe aroma into jungle territory. nice whole grain bread in the background but the yeast here is a superstar.

T- bangin taste as well. tart fruitiness gives way early to soft sweet bready and cookie flavors. reminds me of an unglazed doughnut or greek tsoureki. but not overly sweet, just enough to balance through things. banana and clove flavors continue to linger and mingle and overall the finish is clean, crisp and refreshing.

MF- although the flavor is clean and crisp, the body is anything but. soft, plush, velvety, whatever, it's still refreshing. der. the best way i can describe the carbonation is to call it a blanket of fun. indistinguishable bubbles voltron together and just.. idk.. disperse. like nano-bots?

D- this is just an exceptional example of the style-- a style i've been getting bored with. hacker has revitalized my interest and i'll attribute it to the slightly darker color than other versions and of course the yeast.

Serving type: bottle

10-26-2011 00:23:18 | More by hustlesworth
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Sachsenfreude

Germany

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

appearance; classic for the style, nice white head with good retention and admirable lacing. Cloudy orange-brown-yellow body. Slightly better than most but short of the best.

smell; a lot of yeast and phenolic odors. Ripe bananas and even the faintest hint of hops come out. This is really nice and spikey with complexities from herbal hops.

taste; at first, slightly tart yeast that quickly warms and becomes bready, mixing nicely with the wheat malt. Some alcohol in the finish before some dry hops come out for a moment, then it gets very spicey wheaty again with a bit of fruity sweetness.

mouthfeel; Pretty good with typical thickness and medium body. A little puckering and dry in the finish.

overall; One of the better Weiβbier varieties. I think of this brew to be a gate keeper between the realm of Franziskaner and Paulaner to the realm of Schneider und Sohn, Ayinger, and Weihenstephaner. Not quite one of the big boys but almost there.

Serving type: bottle

10-24-2011 18:30:14 | More by Sachsenfreude
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AdamBear

Pennsylvania

4.05/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A-cloudy dark yellow with a nice looking thick white head.

S-good spicy smell of wheat. good strength. there's a good hint of banana.

T-comes in smooth and creamy with a great taste of dark spices and wheats. its a great and flavorful taste that keeps a long lasting matching after-taste. there's some hint of banana to it, but i'm mostly getting spices in this one.

M-medium creamy carbonation with a very creamy finish

O-i've been learning that German brewers have a difficult time making a bad hefe. this is no exception. this isn't as tasty as weihenstephaner, which is just as easy to get, so i doubt i'll be getting this again but i'm not disappointed that i decided to try this. its a great and drinkable beer.

Serving type: bottle

10-20-2011 03:00:22 | More by AdamBear
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TheGrunt

Finland

4.38/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance like it should be for hefe: light brown, almost golden hazy colour. Light foam.

Smell is beautiful: wheat and fruity.

Taste is also nice. It is smooth and typical for bavarian hefes but not so sweet as some similar beers.

Overalle very good wheat beer!

Serving type: bottle

10-15-2011 21:54:15 | More by TheGrunt
Hacker-Pschorr Hefe Weisse Naturtrüb from Hacker-Pschorr Bräu GmbH
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