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Hacker-Pschorr Hubertus Bock | Hacker-Pschorr Bräu GmbH

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BA SCORE
3.8/5
Very Good
161 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hacker-Pschorr Bräu GmbH
Germany
hacker-pschorr.de

Style: Maibock / Helles Bock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-18-2004

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#16,952
Reviews:
57
Ratings:
161
pDev:
9.74%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
18
Trade:
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Ratings: 161 |  Reviews: 57
Photo of NickThePyro
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jaydoc
3.9/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of brandonld23
4.07/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of sjrider
3.87/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DefenCorps
4.11/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap.

A clear orange with a dense, white head that falls off leaving no lacing, this looks OK. The nose is great. A wonderful blend of robust, grainy, mildly doughy, honeyed malt, creamy and mildly biscuit like but paired with a strong and firming hop character that has grass, earth and fresh twigs, this smells quite excellent. The palate mirrors this, with firm hop bitterness pairing well with a strong malt backbone. Rich with layers of honey, dough, grain, mildly floral, this is great. Drying, firming on the finish with a potent bitterness, this is quite the masterclass in balance. Excellent.

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Photo of thatoneguymike
3.12/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Just can't.

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Photo of Hazen
3.14/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kw_pip
4.1/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of moodenba
3.74/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Hacker Pschorr Mai Bock tasted draft on Long Island, NY May, 2016.

The brew is blond, not the slightly deeper shade I'd expect in a Mai Bock. The flavor is well balanced, with an alcohol tang. My preference would be to have a Mai Bock with maltier body, which might place the alcohol and hops farther in the background.

Overall, this is a solid effort, a rare modern Mai Bock that is in the traditional German style.

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Photo of ajm5108
3.2/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Golden pour with minimal head, aroma is just sweet / pale malt. Pretty standard fare, biscuit malt with a tinge of sweetness, end note is a adjuncty, but overall good beer

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Photo of CavemanRamblin
4.13/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Zorro
3.69/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Light brown colored beer with a small white colored head.

Smells intensely of toasted whole grain bread. Scents of nuts and raisins. Scent of pistachio nuts.

Starts out lightly sweet and tasting of caramel, nuts and raisins. There is a vague taste of raisin bran here. Mild bitterness.

Mouthfeel is good.

Overall a good Bock.

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Photo of ajchocholousek
3.59/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours a very deep golden amber. Quite hazy. Bright white head is relatively smooth and tight, but also shows some big chunky bubbles. Decent lacing. Sticks around a bit.

Nose: great big malty notes of caramel, toffee, some dark fruit, and a faint hint of lemon. Get plenty of slightly hot CO2 here too. Maybe a touch of fusel.

A medium (lighter than expected) body and average-low carbonation lead the way to a very crackery, bready, malt-heavy flavor. A touch of grassiness and earthiness on the tail end as well as a faint bit of citrus. Little heat on the breath.

Overall, a pretty solid beer. Yeast stays out of the way for the most part to my palate. A lot of chewy maltiness coming through here and barely-detectable hops. Overall, I'd probably reach for a different maibock before getting this one again, but it's rich and clean enough to keep my interested.

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Photo of ZAP
4.95/5  rDev +30.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

This might be the best tasting Maibock I've had. Very malt forward with a honeyed, caramel bready aroma and flavor. Hops lend just a hint of earthy/herbalness but basically just stay out of the way and let the barley malt goodness shine.

Lightly carbonated and that helps shine the spotlight on the great malty flavors. Pretty sweet and some may find it slightly cloying but I'd take another couple liters of this right now if I had more.

Great beer. Instantly in my top 25. Can't wait to buy more.

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Photo of oriolesfan4
3.56/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RochefortChris
4.87/5  rDev +28.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of ArmyATCBrewer
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of torwart68
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of torwart94
3.69/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of brewerburgundy
3.21/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

16.9oz flip-top bottle, best before 1/2016.

Dark yellow hued with a lovely white head. The head built steadily, but did not get out of control, with a creaminess not usually associated with the style. It melts away slowly, leaving behind a good ring and small white cap.

Grainy, standard lager crispness, a little earthy hop bite.

Rich, whole grain cracker, a little buttery, with a spicy finish. That more distinct hoppiness is present, as is a very rich maltiness. The finish fights between sweet and buttery and crispness backed up by the hop bite.

The body is quite full. The finish is still crisp, but it has an unexpected weight.

It certainly smells like a lager, but has too much sweetness and seems to have unusual levels of esters. To me it gets old quickly because of the sweetness.

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Photo of sweemzander
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

16oz swing top bottle

(A)- Pours a light pear colored amber. Produced a nice cap of white froth. Good retention and lacing.

(S)- Big spicy grains meets subtlely sweet yet citrus driven backbone.

(T)- Similar to the smell. Some subtle sweet honey undertones meets a mildly spicy yet bready grain profile. Bits of lemon citrus at the end.

(M)- A light yet nice carbonation level. A nice balance and light bodied. Fairly crisp with a light sweetness.

(O)- Fits the style well enough. Nice and light yet crisp for this time of the year

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Photo of IRONRakkasan
3.79/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dactrius
3.77/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cryptichead
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ummswimmin
3.84/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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Beer rating: 3.8 out of 5 with 161 ratings
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