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

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Ratings: 1,505
Reviews: 726
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 10.76%
Wants: 67
Gots: 114 | FT: 0
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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 Jason
4.38/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Nice fat and juicy wheat beer, spicy flavours upfront with a crisp carbonation. Little bit of phenolic activity with suggestions of clove and black pepper. The fruitiness is all over the place ... so nix the lemon wedge please.

Photo of WVbeergeek
4.1/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

The tone of this beer is a bright vibrant golden orange unfiltered sunburst with a large carbonated foaming buttered popcorn colored head. The aroma filled with clove, spices, and deep banana tones created by the signature yeast a wonderful weizen one of the original six Munich breweries. What an amazing smell this beer is very inviting to the senses. The flavor is a sharp wheat malt sweetness with some alchol tones trickling through on my palate along with hints of the spices, clove, and banana notes very goo this is up there with the best of the hefeweizens. Mouthfeel is highly carbonated and medium bodied almost syrupy from the characteristics from the yeast, very nice. I could drink this on any given day especially a beautiful spring or summer day in the breeze.

Photo of TheManiacalOne
4.4/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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.

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

A - Pours a hazy golden-orange with a nice, creamy two and a half finger head. The foam has great staying power and leaves nice lace as it settles.

S - Robust, yeasty aroma of mostly cloves with a hint of banana. Lots of spicy wheat malt aroma and a little bit of toasted malt flavor.

T - Surprisingly malty, sweet flavor up front with toasted notes, tangy wheat, and some caramel. Yeast comes in the middle with banana and some muted clove. Mild spicy hop flavors briefly appear towards the finish along with more caramel sweetness.

M - Medium body, moderate carbonation, and a sweet finish.

D - A decent weisse beer, but it lacks the outstanding yeast character of other, better examples of the style. There is nothing seriously wrong with this beer, but the flavors are just kind of dull and lifeless. Perhaps it would be better fresh, but I don't recall it being much better than this the last time I was in Germany.

Photo of jlindros
4.13/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a huge 3+ finger head that forces me to stop pouring and sip the overflowing head early and fades slowly as well, over slightly hazy bright orange wheat colored beer with tons of bubbles.

Nose has nice wheat, citrus, light spices like clove, banana, light fruit like apple and pear, and bit of earthy wheat aromas,

Taste comes with fruit, pear, touch of reddish juicy apple, light citrus maybe even nectarine, hint of banana, slight esters, light spices as well with hint of clove, earthy wheat taste. Finishes dry as it started, with a juicy fruit taste and wheats.

Mouth is lighter bodied with tons of carbonation.

Overall a nice summer beer, a bit more gusto than most hefes beers, with tons of fruit flavors and more earthy wheat flavors than a light wheat, but still drinkable.

Photo of Slatetank
3.91/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I enjoyed this from a mug chilled brown 11.2oz purchased at Wegman's

The color is deep amber with moderate haze and thick 3 fingers of white cream head that settles to about an inch leaving thick web-like lace and fine bead with good retention overall. The smell is great, very tropical -lots of banana esters and slight toasted nutty malt scent, not a whole ton of spice but pleasant aroma all around very inviting. The feel is good with moderate creamy and light sweetness with yeasty tanginess and slightly high carbonation with moderately dry finish.

The taste is as good as the smell, very fruity but more yeast complexity with subtle spice and a nice grain flavor from the wheat malt and gentle alcohol in the background, it almost has a metallic edge but as it warm it seems sweeter with more caramel around the edges and some more woody yes even some clove comes forward with a nice dry texture toward the finish when the carbonation relaxes. This is a solid Wheat in the German tradition. I prefer it to some others I have tasted and I just wish it were a little fresher since the bottle says best before 5/14 oh well 6 months past the preferred date -if you blindfolded me I would say it hasn't really suffered that much

Photo of XmnwildX12
3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

Photo of russpowell
4.4/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Pours a hazed straw/bronze with 3+ fingers of off-white luffed up head. Average lacing & good head retention

S: Cloves, bubblegum, & grainy bread, plus just a little bit of lemons

T: Cloves, grainyness, lemonpeel & juicyfruit gum up front. Peppery notes, phenol & dryness are there as this warms. Finishes tart, spicy (rye, carraway & peppers), clovey & juicy

MF: Medium-bodied, low carbonation, plus great balance

Drinks really easy, hefe freaks will love this, one of the better hefes out there IMO

Photo of MasterSki
3.85/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

500ml bottle poured into a weizen glass.

A - Really attractive beer. Rich golden color, with 2-fingered snow white foam and medium carbonation. Foam dissipates slowly and leaves a dime-sized head that persists.

S - Wheat, yeast, cloves, hint of banana and citrus. Pretty standard wheat beer smell, but nonetheless is rich and tasty.

T - Sweeter than I expected, with banana and malt presence. A little bit of spice keeps things interesting. Solid, but doesn't stand out.

M - Great texture, goes down smooth. Carbonation is just right.

D - Goes down easy, and at 5.5% it's definitely sessionable. The carbonation might put me off having too many in an evening.

Solid Hefeweizen - might be a nice change of pace from Weihenstephaner, Schneider, Ayinger, and Paulaner.

Photo of drabmuh
4.13/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bottle into an Erdinger wheat beer glass. No date on the bottle. Beer is yellow to orange with a lot of haze. Forms a thick white head of small and medium bubbles, mostly small, that falls away leaving a lot of lacing on the glass. Carbonation is high. Served with yeast.

Aroma is good but overall weak. Some banana esters, some wheat.

Beer is medium bodied and has a slight aftertaste. There's a solid wheat flavor and some nice fruit notes on the tongue. Drinkability is high and mouthfeel is OK to good. Could use some more midpalate character, but this is my style and I recommend and would drink this beer again.

Photo of feloniousmonk
4.38/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12 ounce bottle, poured into a Weihenstephaner weisse glass.

...but not very skillfully...we've got 3 inches of beer and 8 inches of foam....now, we play the waiting game..

looks lovely, cloudy tangerine, vast, dotted froth...

aroma: banana, lemon, and orange leap right out the glass and invade the nose, with a kick of spice at the side...traces of cookie dough and soft cinnamon.

Taste: fruity at the fore, sparkly and spicy...then smooth and tasty. Ridiculously drinkable, medium-bodied, with a light, yet lingering citrus & yeast finish.

This beverage easily meets my approval. I could have a hearty session with these in hot weather such as we have now...heck, I'm already on my second bottle!

Photo of Rifugium
3.4/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

First had: bottle from ?

Not as good as its darker companion, but still a good brew. Poured a hazy golden, with a large white head that recedes fairly well eventually to a thin layer. Banana bread and citrus on the nose. Crisp citrus hop taste, with banana and some light fruits, and a bit of spice. Semi-metallic aftertaste. Light to medium mouthfeel, and pretty drinkable, but a little harsh to my palate.

Photo of DrunkinYogi
4/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of WesWes
3.68/5  rDev -10%
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.

Photo of jwc215
4.68/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured a a cloudy amber/orange with a nice thick head.
The smell was very inviting. Yeast, wheat and a touch of citrus.
The taste was outstanding. It was the ideal weisse. Wheat, yeast, clove, bready hops and lemony citrus all combined to make a supurb flavor.
The mouthfeel was a bit thick for this style, but very refreshing.
I had several of these. All very pleasurable. The best weisse I've had.

Photo of Rochefort10nh
5/5  rDev +22.2%

Photo of oriolesfan4
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of Gueuzedude
3.43/5  rDev -16.1%
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.

Photo of wrightst
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of GClarkage
3.63/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

04/07/09- Purchased at Bevmo in San Mateo, CA.

Presentation- 16.9oz bottle with a bottled on month on the label. Poured into my Ayinger weizen glass.

Appearance- Deeper caramel colored pour...almost dunkel-like. About a 3/4 inch head forms on a normal pour. Leaves some light patches and streaks of lace behind.

Smell- Ligher nose of fairly fresh wheat, light banana with a touch of clove. Could be a bit more outright.

Taste- About the same in the taste. Has the basic traditional flavors (bubble gum, clove and banana), but no real strong flavors. Everything melds together decent enough, but the flavors don't really assert themselves.

Mouthfeel- Quite carbonated, very bubbly. Light clove aftertaste.

Drinkability- Good hefe, but I prefer other German ones to this....it is definitely drinkable though.

Photo of Halcyondays
4.2/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

16.9 oz. bottle into a weizen glass.

A: Pours a cloudy orange with a lot of white foam, good retention, not a lot of lace.

S: Lots of bubblegum and banana, light berry.

T: Very wheat with a main flavour of sweet bananas and some clove and strawberry. Hit of gum a few seconds after the sip is swallowed.

M: Light on the carbonation feel for a hefe, creamy and light-bodied overall, watery at times.

D: This is one of my favourite hefes, like the wealth of different flavours and easy drinking ability, a great meal beer.

Photo of Gavage
3.63/5  rDev -11.2%
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 BlackHaddock
3/5  rDev -26.7%
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.

Photo of dbrauneis
4.05/5  rDev -1%

A: Pours a cloudy deep golden yellow in color with moderate amounts of active visible carbonation rising from the bottom of the glass + along the sides of the glass as well as some hints of dark peach + apricot highlights. The beer has a three finger tall dense foamy light beige head that slowly reduces to a finger thick layer covering the entire surface of the beer evenly and a thick ring at the edges of the glass. Moderate to significant amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Light to moderate aromas of banana + clove over the top of a light aroma of wheat.

T: Upfront there is a light to moderate flavor of wheat malts. That is followed by moderate flavors of banana and clove as well as a hint of spicy yeast. Slightly sweet with a hint of lemon citrus as well.

M: Just shy of medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Smooth and almost creamy.

O: Extremely easy to drink and refreshing, definitely a nice example of the style and one that I could easily enjoy multiple during a single session.

Photo of corby112
4.28/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

500ml bottle purchased at Vingo's in Whiting, NJ.

Pours a slightly hazy golden orange color with pale yellowish orange hues when held to a light source and a frothy, pillowy two finger soapy white head. Excellent retention, only slowly fading into a lasting cap that leaves streaks of soapy lacig behind.

Slightly spicy aroma with a prominent clove presence along with some peppery zest. Strong bready yeast character with a lot of light/citrus fruit in the nose. Hints of banana, apple and lemon peel. This beetle smells awesome and I wish that more American interretations of the style aimed for this kind of nose.

Medium body that's on the fuller end of the spectrum with a lot of bready yeast adding complexity and thickness to the body. The flavor is very similar to the aroma with prominent spicy clove and peppery zest character wuichnis balanced out by crisp light and citrus fruit. The spicy cloves up front are quickly countered by the bready yeast as well as hints of banan and citrus peel, giving this beer a slightly tart dry finish. Very refreshing and extremely quaffable, especially in the warmer months.

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