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

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733 Reviews
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Reviews: 733
Hads: 1,611
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 9.88%
Wants: 80
Gots: 192 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hacker-Pschorr Bräu GmbH visit their website
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 flagmantho
4.03/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 500mL bottle into a weizen glass.

Appearance: cloudy orange hue with a smashingly huge 4+ finger soft white head. Retention is inconveniently good; I want to start drinking! This is basically a prototypical hefeweizen look. Just grand.

Smell: slightly sweet wheaty aroma with a nice clove component. Quite good, although it's not my favorite.

Taste: tasty wheat flavor with a fair bit of breadiness. Fruity and clovey characteristics are both present, but pretty mild. Not bad at all, although I like the fruitiness of a Franziskaner or Weihenstephaner a little more than this. Still a damn tasty beer.

Mouthfeel: light-medium body with a darn good carbonation. A decent amount of cream to this one, even if it doesn't have all that much heft.

Drinkability: a tasty, quaffable hefeweizen. As I said, not my favorite, but still a class-A beer. (859 characters)

Photo of Derek
4.5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I had this at the Hackerhaus on Sendlinger Strasse in Munich.

A: Murky straw, off-white head, good retention and lace.

S: Banana, citrus and biscuit.

T: Banana, a little bread & citrus. Awesome. The flavour is exceptional, but it's maltier than I think a hefe should be.

M: Moderate body is quite creamy (fuller than some hefe's). Moderate carbonation.

D: Very good. (381 characters)

Photo of DrJay
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Cloudy butter amber, almost orange colour with white head. The aroma is slightly spicy with a distinctive banana smell. Some sweetness at the front is followed by an almost clove-like spiciness at the finish. Crispness is assisted by the carbonation. Fruity banana sweetness and some citrus is evident from beginning to end. Smooth texture with a medium body. (359 characters)

Photo of Bitterbill
3.98/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This pours from 500ml bottle a cloudy orange-yellow with a small head of foam.

The smell is of wheat and citrus.

The taste has a very nice wheat flavour with a nice refreshing fruity profile of apricot and banana. A small dose of clove on the side. Very tasty and, yet again, very refreshing. One of the better samples of the style that I've tried. Worth a repurchase, for sure. (380 characters)

Photo of Viggo
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

500 ml bottle from LCBO. I've had this so many times without reviewing it, its good stuff. Poured into a proper Weiss glass.

Pours a cloudy amber/golden hue, very rich colour, big fluffy white head forms, slowly drops to a thick layer, some lacing on the glass. Smell is nice, honey, wheat, bananas, clove, yeast, bit of herbal/floral, bread, nice. Taste is similar, nice and malty up front, wheat, honey, bread, some yeast, banana, light tropical fruit, clove and spice finish, bit of tartness, goes down easy. Mouthfeel is light bodied with high carbonation, very refreshing and drinkable. A great easy to find weissbier. (624 characters)

Photo of Haybeerman
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Cloudy orange color. Poured a 2 finger fluffy white head with excellent retention. Laced in thin rings.

S: Wheat malt, bananas and clove.

T: Wheat malt an dwet grains. Light colored fruits and citrus. Clove spice. Evenly bitter finish.

M: Medium body. MEdium carbonation. A fruity, buttery flavor lingered in the bitter finish.

D: Solid Weisse. Very drinkable. (367 characters)

Photo of Beerandraiderfan
3.5/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This stuff was always pretty plentiful in Milwaukee, but now that I'm back on the west side of the country, it is pretty rare to find again. Pours a nice hazy yellow with about 1" even of head on it. Aroma, banana, still smells like belgian yeast, clove.

Same in the taste, banana/clove. Actually enjoyable for my tastes, I wouldn't want to drink this over and over, but one bottle in a day's setting in the summer does the trick. A little sweet and tart in the mouthfeel, just right, doesn't allow clove or yeast to be a massive dominating presence. Somehow can have high carbonation and yet seem creamy at the same time. (624 characters)

Photo of wordemupg
4.13/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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 (308 characters)

Photo of scruffwhor
4.3/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Can't miss the very robust and hearty coulmn of bubbles very steadily rising to the top. Great hazey sunshine color and a srong two finger head after the pour that slowlt recedes to a thick ring of foam after numerous sips. The aroma has a dry banana nut brea quality that is very alluring. The taste is an lomst bone dry fruit, with hints of herbal hops. I would almost say thi bee is the pinnacle of a weiss beer. Fruity flavors, dry palate, but just so easy to drink and readily available. (492 characters)

Photo of bark
4.3/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 5

The colour is warm deep orange-yellow with some beige notes, the liquid is hazy. The three finger off-white head sinks slowly down to an airy finger thick lid, leaving some lacing.

The inviting smell is clean, fresh and mildly sours with notes of green bananas, matured bananas, bakers yeast and wheat dough. Rich notes of minerals, wheat flour and a touch of sour wine gums.

The taste is not as sweet as many Hefeweissens are; it is dry and a little bitter with notes of green bananas, wheat dough, crisp minerals, fruit candy and an earthy flavour. The mild aftertaste is balanced with some sour, almost tart notes, hints of exotic fruits and a touch of dough/bread. Hints of apricots and cherries in the finish.

The carbonation is quite mild for a Weiss, giving more room for the balanced flavours. The liquid is smooth.

A very clean and highly balanced Hefe Weissen. And probably one of the most drinkable wheat beers I have reviewed! (943 characters)

Photo of TurdFurgison
4.55/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a (small for Germany) 12oz bottle into a tumbler. Really nice hazy yellow-orange appearance with thick frothy head. The smell was perfect hefe weizen, with banana and cloves crammed in. Actually this smelled a little skunked but to its credit it was still an appetizing aroma.

The flavor was ideal and the mouthfeel was thick and oily and heavy. Perfect, and also cheap at $1.35. (394 characters)

Photo of spinrsx
3.8/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

500ml Bottle

Appearance - The beer pours a murky amber/yellow colour with a very large frothy and fizzy off-white coloured head. I can't see much carbonation due the murkiness of the beer and there is an average amount of lacing. The head lasted for around 5 minutes or so.

Smell - banana/bubblegum, wheat, cloves, citrus

Taste & Mouth - There beer has a slightly above average amount of carbonation and it feels light and creamy on the tongue. Most of the flavour is made up of bananas and cloves mixed with wheat. There are also notes of dark fruits and citrus as well as a slight metallic taste. It finishes with a banana and clove aftertaste.

Drink - This one ranks in at just a few notches below the Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier. A decent beer that I'm happy I tried. (777 characters)

Photo of DrDemento456
4.12/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Picked this up at my mix a six place "Beer Nutz" best by "01/12" looks fairly fresh

A - Pours a slightly hazy light amber color with at least a half inch of sticky white head.

S - Mild touch of wheat, big fruity yeast notes, a little bit of lemon and peel, with maybe a touch of clove.

T - I can pick up mostly the lemon and slight yeasts which makes it hard to drink since big yest leads me to small sips. The wheat aspect it pretty stellar keeping the whole beer in check. Not sure how some are picking up Banana but if I really try I can get some spicy clove flavors to surface.

M - Medium bodied to me it's hard to drink yeasty Belgium.

Overall it's in the same ballpark as the big dogs but a few dollars cheaper. Would be my go to beer if I was a huge fan of the style. (779 characters)

Photo of Gusler
3.8/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

The beer pours a slightly "Chill Hazed golden amber color, considerate and light beige head, tonnes of lace to coat the glass. Nose has a citrus like crispness, earthy with a sweet grainy malt nose. Front is sweet, the top is matter of fact, the carbonation tolerable, and a pleasing hop spicy bite to finish it all off. Quite a good drinking beer always seems to refresh me after a long hard day. (397 characters)

Photo of avalon07
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Poured from a bottle to a weizen glass. Had a brownish-yellow color and a typically cloudy texture. Big, long-lasting head and a lots of lacing.

S: A nice, subtle aroma of wheat, bananas, and that bubblegum tinge you get with hefeweizens.

T: Well-balanced flavor with wheat, bananas, a bit of yeast and bubblegum. Never obnoxious or overpowering.

M: A solid amount of carbonation and a smooth finish. Full-bodied.

D: This is a very drinkable beer. It goes down smooth and has all the right components for a good hefeweizen. (530 characters)

Photo of clayrock81
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a pale gold body with a two-finger head that slowly receeded and minor lace. A fluffy, wheaty aroma with citric notes and some spice (clove) to it. Medium-bodied but fluffy and goes down easily. Mostly lemon and hints of banana (not really any orange) in the flavor but it isn't sharp or sour as this beer is balanced; hints of sweetness from the wheat in there and spices poke through on the backend. An easy to drink hefe that I could have again anytime. (463 characters)

Photo of ccrida
4.15/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a light golden amber with a very slight cloudiness and aggressive carbonation that quickly subsides leaving no lace. The aroma is classic Bavarian hefe-weizen, rich in banana and clove esters. The taste is all about the yeast, with the clove overtaking the intial banana, well balanced by a sweet malty finish. The creamy body suits the taste well and makes for a very refreshing and easy drinking hefe-weizen, which I should note is perhaps my favorite hefe (which is certainly one of my favorite styles). Only thing is the carmel malt body could impact refershment, and I would have given more points for appearance if it had more haze and straw color. I normally drink these on fresh draft and they seem to go down even easier! (736 characters)

Photo of BeerFMAndy
4.45/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

500 ml bottle produced on 10/08 poured into a Sprecher Weizen glass.

A - Hazy golden color. Effervescent carbonation feeding a healthy three finger head. White, rocky, strong retention with mediocre lacing.

S - Strong citrus and banana ester characteristic in the aroma with a very minimal clove spiciness. Hearty wheat backbone.

T - Solid wheat flavors with a hint of spiciness and just a touch of banana. Lingering aftertaste of citrus. Mild alcohol.

M - Smooth and creamy. No harsh carbonation bite. Medium bodied and refreshing.

D - Fantastic weiss beer. Classic one as far as I am concerned. Perfect for a summer refresher or year-round wheat that's incredibly drinkable. (681 characters)

Photo of Cyberkedi
4.38/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Comes out of the tap a beautiful, hazy, barely translucent dark amber with a fine-bubbled pale tan head. Wheaty aroma has an overtone of citrus, lemon and orange and a hint of yeast. Flavor has a wheat core with a strong citrus overtone and hints of yeast and even caramel. Smooth texture has good body and fizz, more body than most hefes I have tried. A superior and delicious hefe! Try it on tap if you can. (409 characters)

Photo of VelvetExtract
3.77/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle. Pours a hazy, turbid, murky orange color. Thick, off-white cap. Aroma is quite wheaty and yeasty. Banana and clove and bread. Pleasant. Flavor starts with a sweet breads flavor and also has a good banana yeast injection. Finishes sweeter but with a slightly drying clove flavor. Well made. Medium bodied with a creamy texture. Definitely a good Hefe. (358 characters)

Photo of Durge
3.46/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Served with an orange slice this murky tan brew had a half finger white head with good lacing. The aroma had a hint of pumpkin spice with some yeast. The first taste starts with tangy carbonation and moves to mellow wheat and bread. I detected an apple highlight, pretty drinkable. No significant aftertaste but a solid quality feel, nice consistency. Decent hefe. (364 characters)

Photo of tbeckett
3.58/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours with a giant four finger, white fluffy head. Extreme carbonation coming up like a tornado. Golden colour. Cloudy as usual. Great retention with a full, fluffy finger, and spotty lace.

S - Lot's of orange, yeast, and wheat.

T - Much of the same with lot's more wheat and yeast in the finish.. Tons of balance, which seems like an odd thing to say about a wheat beer, but strangely makes sense.

M - Nice carbonation, creamy medium body with a short orangey finish.

O/D - Not as great as I would have expected for a German Hefe. Sorta plain, with those classic hefe notes, but not done all that great. Good but doesn't deserve the respect it gets, at least with this bottle. (686 characters)

Photo of Jwale73
3.83/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz. bottle served in my Weihenstephan weizen glass. 10/09 indicated on the corner of the label. Poured with a nitro-esque, creamy, off-white head that cascaded and receded before revealing a slightly hazy, orange-hued liquid. Head eventually settles into a one inch cap with some random strands of lacing exposed during the tasting. Nose reveals cloves and banana esters. Taste consistent with nose, with the addition of citrus notes, yeast and a wheaty character - flavors are a bit muted, but not sure if that's due to age or characteristic of the brew itself. Mouthfeel is light and smoothly carbonated with just a hint of astringency. Solid German Hefe - would love to try this one fresh to see how it compares. (717 characters)

Photo of twiggamortis420
4.05/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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. (599 characters)

Photo of barczar
3.97/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Best by 1/15.

Aroma is dominated by wheat, with notes of peach, orange, banana, and clove adding complexity.

Flavor reveals more pronounced banana initially, contrasted nicely by sharp orange, with soft peach and coriander leading to a bready, wheaty, dry, peppery finish. Notes of apple and pear surface as it warms.

Fairly complex estery character, but it falls flat in the finish. (386 characters)

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