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

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,440 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1,440
Reviews: 724
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 10.76%
Wants: 63
Gots: 85 | 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 Deeknow27
3.24/5  rDev -20.8%

Deeknow27, Sep 13, 2014
Photo of mikeburd1128
3.25/5  rDev -20.5%

mikeburd1128, May 12, 2013
Photo of bbluemzbeer
3.25/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

The first time , I bought this beer at a local liquor store it was horrible in Southern California. I should of look at beer date before I bought it. It was old beer. The second time I taste it on tap it taste like a world class beer. The third time it suck! I do not what to rate this beer. I give it a C plus. Weihenstephaner and Franziskaner Hefe-Weisse taste great on tap and in a battle.
Appreance: hazy pale orange a white head

Smell: Aroma is a typical wheat beer.

Taste: It has great depth with spices of clove and coriander with the sweet lemons. It is very smooth and balanced malts and mild hop influence without over doing it.

Mouthfeel : Light side to medium bodied with a good, smooth, creamy feel to it. It is Awesome!

Overall: World class beer! Try it on tap do not buy old bottle at local liquor store.

bbluemzbeer, Jun 05, 2013
Photo of CraigTravor
3.25/5  rDev -20.5%

CraigTravor, May 15, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -20.5%

TeamUgly, Jun 22, 2012
Photo of marcpal
3.25/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

.5L in Milan poured into large weizen glass.

A: Hazy orange with a huge cotton candy head. Retention and lacing both good. Plethora of carbonation

S: Smells like a hefe and a ton of wheat comes through. Banana and spices prevail with the balance of citrus. Snappy to the back of the nose.

T: Even more banana and spices than in the smell and overbearing on the citrus end for me in the flavor. The aromas were better than the taste but heaviness of the bananas and coriander become somewhat annoying. Some hops would have made it nicer.

M: Fairly thick mouthfeel for the style and tingly from the wheat/sparkling.

D: High marks here but the chewiness and spices become a bit much. Definitely not my favorite of the style but still a solid beer.

marcpal, May 16, 2008
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3.25/5  rDev -20.5%

500MLperWeek, Apr 22, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -20.5%

DuffBeer14, Jun 30, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -20.5%

SteveJeremy, Aug 21, 2014
Photo of GIVEMEBACKMYSON
3.25/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

This one has the true classic wheat beer look. A thick, cloudy gold that pours a 2 finger head. Over a couple minutes, the head dissipates to lace and nothingness. This beer, besides the normal wheat cloudiness, shows a bit of what appears to be a chill haze. I think this one's been in the cooler a while.
Smells of very ripe citrus fruit, grass, bread, and mulch.
The flavor is resemblant of the aroma, as it shows the cirtus fruit in full tilt. People usually drink this with a lemon wedge, and for the life of me, I don't know what the fuck for. The lemon character is already present and accounted for. Importing more into the beer is ludicrous. After the initial lemon and bread and wheat field flavors dissipate on the swallow, a slight cloying sweetness shows in the end. This is a bit of a distraction because it doesn't quite match the other tastes and the mouthfeel. The mouthfeel is everything you look for in a weisse, but with the sweetness, seems a bit discombobulated.
Drinkability takes a hit. I could drink this beer whenever I so desired, the price is right, yet I seldom do. Part of this is style bias probably. Contrary to how many feel, I don't find wheat beers to be all that sessionable. One is great. But one is all I ever want in any particular week. And so it goes....

GIVEMEBACKMYSON, Dec 13, 2004
Photo of wieshefe17
3.25/5  rDev -20.5%

wieshefe17, Apr 28, 2014
Photo of WhiteOak
3.25/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A - Dark, hazy amber with a finely-foamed white head.

S - The requisite hefe banana and clove notes were quite subdued, unfortunately. Mostly smells of malt, wheat.

T - Light, fresh slightly-sweet malt up front -- straightforward and unispiring. But the thin finish falls off too quickly, leaving only a hollow sourness and a hint of hops. I can only compare this to the complex finish of the Weihenstephaner which is sweet, sour, spicy, fruity, and long and lingering.

M, D - Light, sadly too light bodied. Good CO2 level. Drinkable, but with nowhere near the level of satisfaction provided by Weihenstephaner & Franziskaner.

WhiteOak, Aug 20, 2010
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3.25/5  rDev -20.5%

TheNakedStiletto, Sep 06, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -20.5%

Garrett092112, Dec 08, 2012
Photo of ENogueira
3.25/5  rDev -20.5%

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.

ENogueira, Aug 24, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Bottle. Pours a slightly hazed yellow color with a nice 2 finger fluffy white head. Nice aroma of banana, clove, wheat, and slight malt. Slight grassy, sweet, clove, and banana taste. Lingering sweet biscuit flavor that carries on for a while. A very easy drinking beer but nothing overally special either. Medium mouthfeel.

kbutler1, Oct 16, 2010
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3.25/5  rDev -20.5%

crisis44, Jun 01, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -20.5%

logicerror, Aug 05, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -20.5%

C2H5, Jan 13, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -20.5%

myuncle, Oct 03, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -20.5%

touchmeimsac, May 23, 2013
Photo of MeisterBurger
3.25/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a nice milky orange with an ample, clingy head. Aroma is subtle, musty and yeasty with clove and a hint of banana bread. The first sip is crisp, with tart lemon and a toasted grain in the middle and a dry, peppery finish. There's nice amount of yeast in there which imparts a nice clove flavor all throughout the mouth. The bananas in the aroma are even more scarce in the taste. But it all works well with the medium-to-full mouthfeel which allows a wave of flavor to hit the mouth and then slowly fade away into the ether.

It's a good beer, and there's a lot going on, but at the same time it's like it's happening too far away to really appreciate it.

MeisterBurger, Apr 11, 2009
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3.28/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours with a thick rocky slightly tan (off white) head. Lots of tiny bubbles. Cloudy and gold in color. Wheaty nose but not much. Very sweet taste with a sour finish. Distinct malted wheat taste really sticks out.. Very carbonated and effervescent. The mouth has too much body for me... A slightly above average weisse.

frank4sail, Jul 02, 2002
Photo of ralree
3.28/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Cloudy honey-gold with a white head of 2-fingers that drops down to a 1/2-finger lace - very nice!

S: Smells like a hefe should. Citrus with some malt and background hop action.

T: Not sure if I like this. First taste is very sweet and sour, which I didn't like too much. It has a little too much sour taste for me. The middle flavor brings out some of the malt and bread flavor, but nothing too special. Leaves a very bitter aftertaste for a hefe weisen on your tongue. Tastes alkaline at the end, but is eventually replaced with a simple warm alcohol and bread flavor.

M: A little watery - I was expecting a little thicker drink. Very dry - doesn't linger long after swallowing. Low astringency. Mouth feels clean after drinking.

D: All in all, pretty drinkable, but nothing special.

ralree, Sep 11, 2007
Photo of axeman9182
3.28/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

500 mL bottle, poured into a standard shaped Hacker Pschorr weizen glass.

Hacker Pschorr Weiss pours a completely hazy orange, and with its three fingers of white foam serving as a crown it just fills the glass. Retention is pretty good, but lacing is fairly spotty. The nose is very clove heavy, with some banana also present. There's also a touch of vanilla sweat sweetness, but it's very much in the background,. The yeasty phenols take a bit too much of a backseat to grain flavors though when push comes to shove. The same clove-banana balance that's found in the nose is present, but it's overshadowed by bread and wheat sweetness. It's far too malt centric, whereas I tend to look for my hefeweizens to derive most of their flavors from yeast byproducts. The body is appropriately light and agile for the style, but the carbonation is a bit much, and the result is too much of a spritzy sensation. Hacker Pschorr Weiss wasn't a chore to drain from its glass, but it was also clearly not on the same level as some other hefe offerings.

axeman9182, Apr 27, 2011
Hacker-Pschorr Hefe Weisse Naturtrüb from Hacker-Pschorr Bräu GmbH
91 out of 100 based on 1,440 ratings.