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Hacker-Pschorr Hefe Weisse NaturtrübHacker-Pschorr Hefe Weisse Naturtrüb

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Hacker-Pschorr Bräu GmbH

Style: German Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by SheepNutz on 02-24-2001

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Photo of Popsinc
3.63/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Golden orange pour with a generous foamy head. The nose was light, fruity, citrus & floral but maybe only a small hint of banana. The taste was also very light and lacked body and complexity. Again citrus flavours with an almost lemon/tangy finish. Not what i might have expected from a hefe-weizen. However, this beer does serve a purpose as it is an adequate thirst quencher on a warm summers day. Decent but not outstanding by any stretch.

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Photo of nomad
3.58/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured a nice soft orange color that faded to yellow at the bottom and brown at the top. Had a big rocky head that built to a great mountain and slowly receded. Also had good amounts of carbonation and a good lace that was strong and smooth.

Smelled of a light banana scent, a light clove scent, clean and sweet wheat, and an ounce of lemon. Was very soft edged to quaff and not very strong, but I could sense it was brewed well. Taste was sharp and immediate, of a good fruit flavor, very crisp wheat, and a strong creamy yeast flavor at the finish. Had a good mouthfeel, as it was watery body but slid by with a creamy presence. A decent weisse.

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Photo of Sheldon
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is a standard colored Weisse, cloudy and light brown. The head started out strong but did not last nor did the lace about the glass. The taste is of a strong banana and cloves with some spices in there somewhere. The smell has some citrus and bananas to it. The moth feel is very fulfilling and satisfying. A weiss I will probably have the next time I come across it.

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Photo of bewareOFpenguin
3.5/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The name alone attracted me. It poured a nice golden color with a modest head. It had that dry sensation I crave in a wheat. The citris and cloves were present. A good wheat, not an outstanding one, but drinkable. The price did not justify the beer, a little cheaper and I might drink it more often.

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Photo of IronDjinn
3.47/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Brown 500ml bottle with freshness date stamped on. Big, big frothy white head, it's here to stay the whole trip. Deep cloudy golden colour. Rich nose, banana and clove, flavour is sweet and spicy. Complex flavour, but watery mouthfeel going down. I've never been a big fan of German wheat's, but this is enough for me to start re-evaluating that former bias. A definite session beer, although I think one is all I could handle at this point in time. Would compliment Autumn evenings very well.

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Photo of BierReise
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Another great Weizen from Deutschland! Looks a little darker than most somewhere between a Paulaner and a Schneider. Nice thick towering head and cloudy. Very spicy and fragrant, clove standing out and a little banana possibly. Smootha and not as effervescent as the Schneiderweisse. All around good beer.

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Photo of canadianbarman
3.33/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

--Poured a standard cloudy, goldon color.
--Poured with a nice thick head that quickly diminished, what was left stayed.
--Smell fresh with some citrus smells.
--Overall this is a very nice example of a German Hefe. I will drink this one again. It left a nice taste in my mouth. For some reason I expected a bitter taste so I was happy.

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Photo of RBorsato
4.47/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bright yellow-ish orange with a nice white head and decent carbonation but head remained low. Nice classic banana-clove aroma and flavor. Medium bodied and creamy. A very tasty and refreshing Hefe-weizen !

Label states: "Traditional Wheat" ... and a very good one at that.

Date on Label: 04.03 (assuming drink by April '03 ?)
Tasted: 04/18/03

($1.99 / 12 oz.)

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Photo of daledeee
4.3/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

It's hard to beat the drinkability of a good Hefe.

This one pours well with at least a 1" head that holds well throughout the drink. Yellow/orange with alot of cloudiness. Citrus and banana are prevelent in the nose. Taste is typical. Lots of carbonation and citrus. Not as much spice as other hefes.

I have been able to buy this for $18.99 a case. This has not influenced my review. I find this hefe quite drinkable. Talk about a session beer.....

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Photo of goindownsouth
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I am certainly not a fan of weisse brews. This one, however, is a good 'un. Talk about drinkable.

It poured this amazingly cloudy and pale golden color. Fabulous.

The aroma was fragrant, yet not the abrupt-grainy-wheaty- thing that often happens in biers of this type.

It went down so smotth and easy, it was scary. Very cleansing ont he palate, yet not dry to a fault. A great flavor, with a hint of natural sweetness with the earthiness combined.

Well worth seeking out. Great on tap, but try this one wherever and whenever you can.


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Photo of fattyre
3.88/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer pours a hazy slightly yellowish orange with a large creamy off-white head and a moderate silky mouthfeel. The smell is sweet and citric. The taste is malty, sharp citric with a mild peppery alcohol finish. This is certainly one of my favorites in the style and I would drink more if it was more available.

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Photo of lipschitz
3.81/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Presentation: Brown 500ml bottle, with a very stoic picture of Georg Pschorr on the label.
Pours cloudy with honey/orange colouring, generous head. Aroma is faint wheat with a touch of citrus
Taste: Quite nice, there is some rather large fruit overtones here; bananas are noticeable as it slides off the back of your tongue. I also detect a subtle hint of pepper as well.
Notes: This would be much more enjoyable on a hot summer day, so I will have to try it again once the snow has left my yard.

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Photo of bierman2000
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A solid refreshing weizen/wheat. Great for refreshment in the summer and always a thirst quencher. Carbonated like all other wheats so let it breath once you pour it form the bottle. An overall excellent German wheat that is hard to beat for quality and taste.

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Photo of Scooter77
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a cloudy golden/orange color. A huge fluffy white head presents itself instantly upon being poured. Aromas of wheat, bananas, lemon zests, and clove come across. I detected a slight crisp tartness of citrus upon the first taste, followed by the spiciness of cloves, finishing off with yeasty bread undertones. This is a great medium bodied hefe.

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Photo of Shiloh
2.54/5  rDev -38%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

This is a caramel coloured brew ith clarity consistent with the subject. It pours a very slight island lace and glass ring. The body is full.
This is a very sweet brew that does not cut the thirst, it produces it.
This product certainly left me wanting.

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Photo of Pegasus
4.03/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Cloudy golden color with a huge white cloud top head, champagne-like carbonation, lots of sticky lace, a truly superior appearance. Rich aroma of cloves with pronounced wheat notes, quite pleasing. Taste begins with tangy lemon notes, followed by spicy clove flavors and pepper notes, and finishing with mildly bitter hops, all riding atop the solidly bready wheat backbone. The finish is slightly dry. An excellent example of the style.

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Photo of Quaffer
4.04/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: A hazey, golden-orange beer with a white head. It started out coarse, but settled down to a thin, dense layer. It sheeted the glass nicely when tipped, but didn't leave much lace behind as I downed the beer. There was a sustained bead during the entire drink, but it was very heavy at first. It made the beer sparkle nicely in the glass.

Smell: The smell was a combination of spice (mainly clove) and a tart fruitiness. There were some mild yeast aromas as well.

Mouthfeel: This was a light bodied beer with good carbonation. It wasn't overly smooth, but I don't like my wheat beers to be really smooth.

Taste: The first thing that I noticed was a crisp, lemon-like tartness. When that faded, some thick wheat flavors filled the mouth, along with yeast. There was a little bit of spice on the finish, but overall this beer ended pretty dry, leaving me wanting more.

This was my first try at this wheat beer. It is definitely worth picking up.

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Photo of marburg
4.8/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

(I've marked this as "on-tap" since that's what my most recent tasting of it was -- though I regularly have it in bottles as well)

It's got a great looking head, so when it's served in the proper glass, it's truly beautiful. I had this most recently served in a Hacker Brau glass with a neat spiral look to the glass...the head was just popping up over the lip of the glass a tiny bit. Just looked great with the light reflecting off the angles in the glass and through the beer's cloudiness.

A lot of people find the sweetness and carbonation of wheat beers like this to be difficult to handle in mass quantities. However, my drinking buddies and I would regularly get a 3L boot of this to pass around the circle and drink it down like a champ. It may seem wasteful to quaff such a fine beer in such a manner. But I relay this story only to emphasize one thing: I can drink this beer over and over and over and over. It's a staple of my drinking and beer purchasing and is, for me, one of the beers I'll regularly by as a 6 pack to go watch football with a friend or something. It's just so easy to drink...

...and so incredibly tasty! Standard zesty wheat beer flavors. Drinking it, especially after you haven't had it in a while, is like dancing through lemon tree groves. One of my favorite wheat beers.

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Photo of Bunnyhop
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A hazy, slightly yellowish-orange Weiss with a large creamy off-white head. The smell is slightly citrus, slightly banana with a hint of spice. I taste the malt first along with a bit of spice, then pepper, and a citrus bitter finish. It has a moderate body with a slight silky feeling in my mouth. A very good Weiss brewed according to the German Law of Purity of 1516.

(source: Savannah, GA)

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Photo of aaronh
4.38/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pors a very cloudy deep orange with amber highlights. The head is large and exceptionally dense. It fades very, very slowly into a rocky layer of white foam atop the beer. Curiously, minimal lacing was left on the glass; the foam seemed to want to stay together. What was left was a thick sheet that slowly sid down to rejoin the rest of the foam. The aroma is clove, banana, and wheat spiciness with just a hint of hops. Sort of standard fare for a wheat, but very well balanced and inviting. The taste is very good, with a nice yeastiness. This bready component is accented by banana and clove flavors. The wheat puts a sharp bite on the finish, and the hops clean the palate. The mouthfeel is full but astringent, giving it a refreshing quality. Great for a summer afternoon. The dinkability is top notch, as I finished a good bit of this one in the first couple minutes. A great beer for drinking when you're thirsty, but still want flavor a a solid mouthfeel. No watery weisse in this bottle! A very good weisse.

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Photo of AudioGilz
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a cloudy light orange with a huge head that hangs out for a few minutes while you start to drink. The smell is very much citrus fruits and cloves. This is a very refreshing and crisp beer and I can't wait to try it again in the summer. Taste is of citrus fruits, then a little spicy and dry in the finish. I'm not a huge fan of weiss beers, but this one was very enjoyable and one of the few I would buy again.

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Photo of drizzam
4.2/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The color of this hefe weisen is best described as a dark cloudy orange with a thick white head that leaves a fine lace down the inside of the glass. Like most other hefes, I get a slight banana and clove smell from it. This selection is not heavy in carbonation and has a slightly creamy mouthfeel. Overall, I rank this among some of the top hefes I have tasted and would recommend it for any occasion.

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Photo of Morris729
4.85/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Pours a hazy deep golden color with a massive foamy and creamy white head that coats the sides of the glass while drinking. Nose is sweet overripe banana with a touch of clove. Thick and full in the mouth (especially for the style). Taste is very fruity with notes of juicy banana and spice and a bit of a yeasty maltiness. I could drink these all day and all night long with no problem. A truly outstanding brew.

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Photo of 49degrees
4.8/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

This is an exceptional wheat beer that should easily rank amongst the top Hefeweizen styled brews in the world.

A textbook classic, featuring a cloudy copper toned appearance that allows for a giant foamy (bubble bath style) head to fill the glass. Head takes a considerable amount of time to dissipate and leaves extensive lacing around the glass. (Be sure to drink this one from a traditional Weissbier styled glass for full enjoyment).

Super flowery aroma jam packed with the strength of its wheat base plus hints of citrus fruits, clove and a complex selection of malts.

All of the aromas come through in the taste of this beer with complexities of its fruity palette shining through. A beer with great characteristics and with an extremely consistent behavior from the first sip to the very last drop. Enjoy it in good health.

(NOTE: Based on a 500ml bottle sold under the HEFE WEISSE name in Canada. After much digging on the Internet it would appear that although the beer is often sold throughout the world as either WEISSE and HEFE WEISSE, the brew is supposedly the same thing despite packaging differences and the apparent availability of both versions at the same time from the same retailer.)

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Photo of MJR
4.33/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Has a golden body with an interesting orange streak down the middle of my wheat beer glass. Typical cloudy appearance with a massive foamy head that sticks like crazy. Oh, do I love the look of German wheat beers...

Smell: Fruity as all hell...banana the strongest. Cloves, bubblegum, all the expected aromas. Has a touch of spiciness too.

Flavor: A phenomenol blend of bananas, cloves, bubblegum, spiciness, wheat tartness, and lemon. Very full flavored and well-balanced. Ends with a bit of sourness. Wow...

Mouthfeel: Crisp and refreshing with a medium, oily body that goes down really easily.

Drinkability: Way up there... This is my first time trying anything from Hacker-Pschorr and I'm quite impressed. Give me a warm summer day, a deck to relax on, and a big glass of this and I'm a happy man.

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