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

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,414 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,414
Reviews: 721
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 10.49%
Wants: 61
Gots: 75 | 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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Photo of PEIBeerGuy
4.38/5  rDev +6.8%

In general, I don't like cloudy beers with yeast still in the bottle. So, when I was trying this one, my hopes weren't set too high. I was happily surprised.

Looks good... dark golden colour, cloudy, and with a tall head. The head sticks around fairly well, but left no lacing on my glass.

I actually liked the smell right away. Sort of a banana / butterscotch blend.

The taste... although it's out of my regular range, and is tough to compare to my favourites... I really like it. It has the notes I mentioned in the smell, plus a bit of citrus, a bit of spice/nut... it's quite nice!

There's nothing in the mouthfeel I can really fault. It's A-OK.

As for drinkability... the more I drink it, the more I like it. This is one nice beer.

PEIBeerGuy, Oct 09, 2009
Photo of BeerSingh
4/5  rDev -2.4%

Had it on the way to DC from New Jersey, from bottle into a brandy balloon :

A - Golden yellow wiith massive head

S - Malt, banana and cloves. Very spicy

T - Spicy, fruity, sour with a good hop balance

M - Good, chunky asnd chewy

D - One of the better hefeweisses out there

BeerSingh, Oct 07, 2009
Photo of TheManiacalOne
4.4/5  rDev +7.3%

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a weizen glass.

A: The beer is a cloudy light gold color, with a large white head that fades slowly and leaves a thick lace on the glass.

S: The aroma is of wheat, bananas, light malts, hints of lemon & spice and a faint touch of hops.

T: The taste starts with bready flavors of wheat and a hearty malt character. Then some sweet and complementary flavors of bananas, spices and citrus come in. The hops presence is mild but on-target for the style and provides a good balance. The after-taste is slightly bready and slightly sweet.

M: Crisp and very smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

D: Very tasty, goes down quite easily, not too filling, mild kick, very good representation of style, this is beer has everything that you look for in a Hefeweizen and is a very good beer to drink for a long time.

TheManiacalOne, Oct 06, 2009
Photo of noknife83
4.45/5  rDev +8.5%

poured into a pint glass, golden yellow in color and a little bit cloudy, with thick creamy foamy head. has a slight bitterness at first taste followed by nice smooth sweetness. It's hard for me describe why this is such a good beer, but it is. Until trying this beer I thought I didn't like Hefeweizen, I guess I just hadn't tried a good one. I will definitely be getting this beer again in the future.

noknife83, Oct 06, 2009
Photo of r0nyn
4/5  rDev -2.4%

Poured into a weizen glass from a 500 ml bottle.

A hazy golden yellow color that is darker at the wider top than the thinner bottom, as is expected. There's a thick, creamy and fluffy head that takes its time in dissipating, leaving a good amount of lacing. Smell is typical banana with cloves and quite a bit of yeastiness as well. Maybe a little too much. Not the most exceptional hefeweizen I've sniffed, but it's quite serviceable.

Taste is a bit on the sweetish side, with some slight hints of banana and a lot of maltiness. There's also some prevalent yeastiness that lingers throughout the sip. Not really any hoppiness of which to speak, nor was any expected. Definite bready quality as well which composes the chewy finish into the aftertaste. Mouthfeel is very, very creamy, which was a pleasant and welcome surprise. Felt great on the tongue coupled with the lightish body and carbonation. One of the nicest hefeweizens I've ever gotten to roll around in my mouth.

As with most hefes, this beer is pretty drinkable, given the low alcohol content, pleasing mouthfeel and nice taste. Quite refreshing and definitely worth a try. I'd definitely drink more of this if given the chance.

r0nyn, Sep 29, 2009
Photo of decimator
4.05/5  rDev -1.2%

500ml bottle poured into a Weizen glass.

A - Poured a cloudy deep gold-orange color with a puffy 2" head which slowly dissipated. Very good lacing. Looks very appealing.

S - Bananas, sugar and fresh baked bread with a little spice & citrus in the background.

T - Malt sweetness, some citrus sourness, a bit of spiciness and a hint of hop bitterness. Good balance of flavors.

M - Smooth & creamy with tangy carbonation.

D - Very drinkable and quite satisfying.

One of my favorite Hefeweizens.

decimator, Sep 19, 2009
Photo of koolk
4.08/5  rDev -0.5%

Tasted in Munich 09 ex 500mL swingtop

Pours a lovely cloudy orange with a strong rocky white head on top. Solid carbonation.

Fruity aroma with banana and some citrus note mixing with clove. Nothing special, but ticks all the boxes.

More fruit than spice on the palate but also has a strong clove finish. Good flavour, medium intenbsity for a hefe.

Mouthfeel is where this beer is at...creamy, high carbonation, full and tart. Balanced and pretty classy.

High drinkability. Cheap, cheerful and a pleasure. Went well with my Weisswurst at 11 in the morning! More please - and plenty of it when it is this fresh.

koolk, Sep 12, 2009
Photo of ZorPrime
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

Tasted on September 3, 2009.

Nice head with a cream/cloud looks. The beer is copper color, a little dark and very hazy. The smell is yeast and banana. A belgium smell... :) On the taste side, I get some bubbles gum and banana... hehe funny. Medium body. Very refreshing just like a good Hefeweizen. A good beer. Drinkability is near excellent.

ZorPrime, Sep 10, 2009
Photo of NightINgale
3.95/5  rDev -3.7%

A: Cloudy orange body, with loads of bubbles and a creamy rich head. Some nice lacing as well as good head retention.

S: A pronounced wheat smell with fruity notes (banana, citrus). Some clove spiciness is present, but, overall, this is more of a fruity hefe-weizen.

T: A very balanced, sweet fruity taste, going into a wheaty bread-like finish. Plenty of banana and lemon notes. Over all, this tastes like a typical hefe-weizen, no more and no less.

M: Almost medium bodied. The carbonation is a bit high for it to be smooth. Over time, it drops, and yet this is a bit too effervescent.

D: Quite high. This is a very thirst-quenching and easy-drinking beer.

NightINgale, Aug 28, 2009
Photo of TheQuietMan22
4.35/5  rDev +6.1%

Appearance: Poured into a 300 ml weizen glass. True to style, it poured a cloudy wheat color. There is moderate carbonation evident at the bottom. Two fingers of thick white head formed and dissipated slowly to a half finger cap.

Smell: Enticing sweet banana and cloves. There's also crisp lemon citrus and I caught a faint scent of strawberry. It also has a heavy yeast presence, making it very bread-like.

Taste: Much like the smell. Smooth banana sweetness is balanced well with clove spice. More bread and yeast, but no strawberry.

Drinkability: High quality drinking. My only regret is not getting the half liter bottles.

TheQuietMan22, Aug 22, 2009
Photo of HalfFull
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

Poured from a 500 ml. bottle into a weizen glass. Pours an attractive cloudy golden haze with an inch of white bristling head. Decent retention is offered, settling in to a full surface cap and lodging random lacing upon the glass.

Smell is classic for the style with wheat, light banana, yeast and clove. Enticing and legit with no off or artificial notes. Just a touch of sweetness exudes. Nose becomes cleaner as the carbonation lessens, offering more detail.

Slightly richer on the tongue than expected from the nose but otherwise follows suit. Banana, touch of cinnamon/nutmeg, and with a lingering light malt sweetness. Offers a moderately full body and well balanced carbonation. Finish is crisp and dry without being off-putting. Very drinkable.

A final swirl and dump lets the yeast overpower the pour. The sweetness is hidden now, smooth and comfortable. A nice Hefeweizen.

HalfFull, Aug 13, 2009
Photo of augustgarage
4.28/5  rDev +4.4%

Poured from a 500mL bottle into my Ayinger weizen glass. Bottled on 1/09 (I think), making this 7 months old at the time of tasting.

Liquid is a mix of pear and tangerine yellow - though in some lights it approaches pale gold. Head is diminuative, but thick, creamy, ivory, with rich lacing, and good retention. Faint leg formation. A ring of yeast remained at the bottom of the bottle, which I was unable to dislodge...

Aromatics are subdued but pleasant - bringing to mind a rising loaf of home-made white/wheat bread. Faint hints of clove.

The flavors are fantastic and have nearly everything you might want from this style: clove, pepper, banana, bubble gum, wheat, light malt, lemon, a hint of hops - one of the most well rounded profiles I've yet to taste for this style.

Creaminess suggests a medium-bodied brew, but it is as quenching and disappears as fast as the lightest of beers.

One of the better weiss-beers I've had.

augustgarage, Aug 12, 2009
Photo of JoeyBeerBelly
4.4/5  rDev +7.3%

12oz bottle served in a weizen glass.

Cloudy orange/gold color with a huge white head that left lots of lacing behind.
Typical good wheat beer aromas, heavy dose of wheat malt and spices.
Taste is amongst the best of them, some citrus some spices and tons of malty goodness.
Medium bodied, crisp and refreshing.
I'll have another, thank you!

JoeyBeerBelly, Aug 06, 2009
Photo of BeerskiBrewski61
4.85/5  rDev +18.3%

Hacker-Pschorr on tap cannot be beat. If you go to a tavern where Hacker-Pschorr is on tap, DO NOT PASS IT UP !!! The color is superb, the smell goes great along with the lemon wedge, tastes wonderful, by the time the glass falls to the bar; it's time to say, "bartender; another Hacker-Pschorr Hefe Weissen !!!
This is truly the "Nectar of the Gods".

BeerskiBrewski61, Jul 31, 2009
Photo of albern
4.1/5  rDev 0%

This is a nice wheat beer that surely has an enticing aroma. It pours a nice cloudy golden slightly orange color with a nice white creamy head, some retention, no lacing. The nose is very nice, very soft clove, slightly floral, some bubblegum type aromas as well.

The taste is very refreshing, not too complex. The beer has a typical wheat prickliness to it in the mouth, but the beer is quite smooth for the style. There are some clove spices, some florals, some sweet malts as well in the beer. This is an easy beer to drink. It is fairly sweet but there enough spice in the finish to simulate some dryness that adds character and balance to the beer. There is also a touch of lemony tang in the finish, more so as the beer settles in.

albern, Jul 31, 2009
Photo of twiggamortis420
4/5  rDev -2.4%

Pours a hazy, fairly dark golden color with a voluminous off-white head that sticks around forever and leaves nice rings of lace on the glass.

The nose is somewhat sweet with a nice balance of banana and clove aromas. Not much wheat and just a little bit of bubble gum in there. Smells soft and inviting, a delectable hefe aroma.

The wheat is a bit more assertive in the flavor as is a touch of bitterness on the finish. Fairly mellow banana and clove, with the high carbonation scrubbing some of the yeasty esters away. Very easy to drink and is a damn fine hefe. I will buy this again, for sure.

twiggamortis420, Jul 26, 2009
Photo of OttoPeeWee
4.55/5  rDev +11%

Great beer. In my opinion this is quite possibly the perfect German Wiesse beer. Thick, favorful and delicious. This is a beer that could double for a very mildly sweet bread, but with enough perfect carbonation to cut through greasy meals. I love it with lemon and without.

OttoPeeWee, Jul 26, 2009
Photo of BamaBeerBuff
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

A: A hazy golden appearance, less yellow color than your typical hefe. Massive pillowy head that lays down some nice lacing. Excellent appearance.

S: A clean aroma--banana, clove, and sweet spice are all present, with an emphasis on the clove. Could be a bit bolder, but still solid.

T&M: Loads of banana, bubblegum, and clove. Very bold for a hefe. Excellent flavor. Body is light, but the carbonation is a bit weak.

D: A damn good hefeweizen. Rather quaffable and very enjoyable.

BamaBeerBuff, Jul 22, 2009
Photo of wordemupg
4.13/5  rDev +0.7%

500ml bottle july 18 2009

A very nice, almost glowed a crazy golden orange big head with some lacing

S banana, clove, and spice

T tasted as it smells but i got some grapefruit and liked it

M/D fizzed but quite an easy drink, helped out that it was a 29c out side

Loved the look of this beer a great hefe

wordemupg, Jul 19, 2009
Photo of nicksta
4.05/5  rDev -1.2%

The appearance is a liquid honey-lemon cough drop with great lacing. The smell is big right away on the spice. Then it goes to clove and then to citrus. The taste is also quite spicy, but balanced perfectly by some great dough-like/bready malts and hints of natural citrus sweet. It is a fairly thick, well flowing brew.

BTW, I gave a bottle of this to my friend, who is a lager man, and he loved it. Just FYI.

nicksta, Jul 16, 2009
Photo of CampusCrew
3.58/5  rDev -12.7%

One of the beers that stated it all for me. I got into wheats years ago and this was one of my go to beers.

appearance: yellow golden cloudy

smell: light hops, and slight clove

taste: little spice and some banana

mouthfeel: drinks heavier and I can not logn session on this, but it's good when it's hot out

drinkability: overall a great example of hefeweizen

CampusCrew, Jul 06, 2009
Photo of ifnkovhg
3.58/5  rDev -12.7%

I enjoyed this beer, but I found it less complex when compared with other examples of the style. The appearance was darker. Smell was fairly simple: wheat and some citrus. The taste was by no means bad. It had a nice, creamy mouthfeel, and its drinkability is good. But I just didn't get the variety of scent and taste that I find in (e.g.) Paulaner or Ayinger. Mostly just wheat and lemon citrus.

ifnkovhg, Jun 29, 2009
Photo of Kendo
4.1/5  rDev 0%

A: Poured into the proper weizen glassware. Head is fluffy white -- over 2 fingers -- that settles slowly. Body is murky golden orange. No lace.

S: Banana, cloves and a touch of lemon, along with a generic, "softer" spice.

T: Soft and supple -- spice (cloves and cinnamon) and fruit (banana and ripe apples) are the main impressions, but nothing really stands up and takes center stage. Finishes with a bit of fruityness but also slight lemony bitterness. Early on I get a mineral or metallic taste but either it subsides or I got used to it or I was imagining it.

M: Light in heft, clean feel on the aftertaste.

D: VG.

Kendo, Jun 28, 2009
Photo of hardy008
4.1/5  rDev 0%

Pours a orange gold color with a 3 finger foamy white head with great retention and a sticky lace. The aroma consists of oranges, banana, spice, and some bread. The flavor matches the aroma, and also has some lemon and a dry finish. This beer is very crisp and clean, lightly carbonated, and is light to medium bodied. Very good drinkability.

hardy008, Jun 23, 2009
Photo of Tone
4.08/5  rDev -0.5%

Pours a cloudy, golden/orange color. One and one quarter inch head of a white color. Great retention and good lacing. Smells of strong yeast aromas, banana, clove, and sweet malt. Fits the style of a Hefeweizen. Mouth feel is smooth and slightly thick with a low carbonation level. Tastes of strong yeast characters, banana, clove, some yeast, slight cinnamon, sweet malt, and slight hops. A slight dryness is associated with this brew. Overall, a very good hefeweizen; good blend, good body, and easy drinkability.

Tone, Jun 19, 2009
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