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

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Hacker-Pschorr Hefe Weisse NaturtrübHacker-Pschorr Hefe Weisse Naturtrüb

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Hacker-Pschorr Bräu GmbH

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Photo of joesi
4.18/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Smell: not particularly remarkable.

Taste is the most remarkable aspect of this beer. It's a nice balance of wheat beer, and spice flavor (clove), being likely phenolic yeast and/or hops and not actually clove. It has an extremely strong similarity to some Unibroue stuff I've had (Blanche de Chambly I think). I don't think I could tell the difference between this and the Unibroue. No strong woodiness or bitterness aftertastes, and well-mixed flavors. I personally do not notice any citrus or really any fruit taste (unlike a Kronenbourg Blanc which tastes totally different from this), and personally I find the wheat beer flavor is a little bit hidden by the yeast and/or spices/hops as well.

Mouthfeel is very balanced. Medium carbonation with nice light but smooth texture.

Overall great beer; recommended to those who like this style, or Unibroue. Didn't notice a ton of wheat beer taste though. if that's the main thing you're looking for.

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Photo of Hop_God
4.39/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

This is one of the first beers to get me into craft. I just remember thinking wow, beer can taste so different and great. Down the rabbit hole I went. Banana, cloves, good malt. Just delicious.

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Photo of barczar
3.97/5  rDev -2.2%
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.

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Photo of MattSweatshirt
3.63/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a hazy orange with a thick meringue of a head.

Banana, bread, and wheat notes fill out the aroma. Flavor has a slight citric twang to it to.

Full mouthfeel for a lower alcohol beer. Crisp, smooth, medium body, and active carbonation.

Good beer but what I'm assuming is 6 mo in the bottle makes it a little underwhelming.

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Photo of TheBierdimpfe
4.49/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Veiled gold color going for amber. Gorgeous foamy head that dies fast.

Well balanced aromas and flavors of sweetness and bitterness. Slight floral spices.

Super tasty and fresh wheat taste with a dash of honey.

Silky rich and warming. Medium body with champagne like carbonation.

A faint and short finish, but well balanced.

Overall an extremely well crafted beer!

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Photo of Dawn30
4.8/5  rDev +18.2%

Great wheat beer lots of lacing and a good head. Had it with a splash of Framboise Peach and it was excellent. Nice banana and cloves Good on the front end especially with the splash.

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Photo of RyanK252
4.27/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottle poured into a Sam Adams perfect pint glass

A: Pours very hazy golden amber with a creamy off white head that hangs around and laces quite well.

S: Banana with a little spice, a little sweet wheat.

T: Wheat malt, nice fruity notes, of course banana, but also a little white peach and apricot, a little spice, and light citrus and floral notes.

M: Medium body, moderate carbonation, very smooth.

O: Not the freshest bottle, pushing it's best by date actually, but I quite like this beer with a bit of age on it more than many others of the style fresh. The trademark banana notes are still there, but not as overwhelming as they can be, allowing the depth of flavor to come out.

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Photo of WAbeerfiend
4.75/5  rDev +17%

Best by 04.2014.
Poured from a pint bottle into a weizen glass on 01.31.14.

A: Orange. Opaque at top because of the yeast cloud. See through at bottom. 2 finger head.

S: Orange, clove.

T: Banana, orange, spicy clove.

M: Creamy smooth.

O: This is a Paulaner cousin. (Hacker-Pschorr and Paulaner are owned by Heineken). It has a bit more banana flavor than Paulaner's hef, otherwise, it's almost a clone. It's a fantastic hef. The flavors are strong, which I prefer. Excellent.

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Photo of Flounder57
4.27/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

330 ml bottle was poured into a hefeweizen glass.

Appearance: A one finger head was poured that reduced to a thin layer. It is a hazy pale yellow color with good vision of bubbles coming up through the glass.

Smell: Banana, clove, bready wheat, vanilla, sweet wheat.

Taste: Same as above. It's like eating a loaf of banana bread.

Mouthfeel: Smooth, light bodied, tart, chewy, and low to medium carbonation.

Overall: Still think the Germans rule this style. Classic and traditional.

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Photo of curasowa
4/5  rDev -1.5%

Appearance: Cloudy, orange-ish color with two fingers of fluffy head that lingers quite a while with chunky lacing.

Aroma: Yeasty, wheaty, faint citrus, some banana and clove.

Taste: Slightly creamy, a little juicy, then building yeast funk, a little spiciness, some banana oil, finishes a bit astringent with lingering wheat malt.

The Rest: Awesome, a benchmark of the style. Checks all of the boxes of a good Hefe.

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Photo of magpieken
3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

500ml bottle. 05/14. Pours a slightly hazy pale amber colour with a towering off-white head. Aroma of cloves, banana and wheat. Subdued sweetness with a hint of citrusy tartness. Medium-light body, smooth, soft texture with an effervescent fizz and a dry finish.

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Photo of ENogueira
3.25/5  rDev -20%

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.

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Photo of dbrauneis
4.05/5  rDev -0.2%

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.

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Photo of bristol2120
3/5  rDev -26.1%

Served from a 16.9 0z. bottle.
Decent sized head quickly dissipates, leaving some lacing.
Beer is a bit clearer and darker than many other examples of the style.
Aroma features some offputting burnt, yeasty notes and not much else.
Taste is an improvement with subtle banana and clove notes detectable.
Mouthfeel is nicely medium bodied with an appropriate level of carbonation.
This isn't a bad beer overall but I have problems with the prominence of those odd yeast characteristics in the aroma.
There are several other beers in this style I would choose first.

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Photo of Samldc
4.41/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

S-11.2oz bottle into a hefeweizen glass

A- big four finger head, cloudy golden orange with visible carbonation, nice lacing on the glass

S-fruity banana


M-creamy smooth, barely taste the carbonation, slight banana aftertaste

O-outstanding, delicious taste, excellent hefeweizen, one of the best if not the best I've ever had, highly recommended

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Photo of Gear54
4.16/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

From a bottle into a pilsner glass.

A: hazy yellow orange color with thin head and lace.

S: orange and lemon. No malts or hops in the nose.

T: light citrus. Again lemon and orange mostly.

M: really refreshing brew. I could drink this all summer long. Great brew!

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Photo of BrunoPettipas
4.38/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Ahhhh a nice wheat beer. I do love my stouts but a good refreshing beer like that right after work is genius. Got a lightning closure on this one. Looks really old school with a picture of Georg Pschorr, the dude that made the brewery what it is today.

Served in a ''Blanche de Chambly'' weizen glass. As the name suggest, the cap just popped like crazy spraying me with a bit of beer when I opened it... Almost felt like good old Georg had just spat in my face to tell you the truth. The Hefe has got a NICE orangy-hay color that looks like an inverted tequila sunrise because of the conic bottom of the glass showcasing the hay at the bottom and leaving it's place for the orange/copper at the top. Cloudy and bright orangy when held up to a light. A thick creamy head that hangs around and almost looks yeasty (is that possible...?). Looks good!

Before even putting the glass up to my nose, I could already smell the banana coming from the beer. A little bit of bread, a little bit of citrus, nothing overpowering. First sip reveals a creaminess that I was not expecting. A good carbonation but really fine. Hits you more in the back of the throat than on the tongue.

I get a light banana taste up front then some earthy/bready notes and the finale is all about the orange. I may get some pear on the mix too. Aftertaste is almost absent and burp just taste like beer... As you drink it, you get some thick lacing that kinda remind me of those animal shaped chicken nugget. It eventually thins out. The alcohol really hides itself well in this smooth beer. But you can definitely feel it once you've finished the whole 500ml bottle.

Mr. Pschorr, you have impressed me. A really good German hefeweizen that you should really give a try.

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Photo of hophugger
3.03/5  rDev -25.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A German Hefe. Maybe I was expecting too much. Overall appearance was good, smell was ok. First drink hit me at the front with a touch of skunk. It went away fast but kind of turned me off. Overall a nice beer, just though it could use just a touch of smoothing out. Definitely a wheat but almost, just barely fell towards the category of a mass produced, less refined beer. Sorry, just my opinion...

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Photo of djura
3.86/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Got it in Hungary.

A - Excellent sunny golden color, medium carbonation. Tick creamy white foam. Stays long enough.
S - Sweeter notes. Orange and other citrus aroma with some caramel flavor.
T/M - Maybe a bit watery taste. Mostly usual for Hefe Weizen style. Medium carbonation, low bitterness. Highly drinkable, creamy.

O - Classic Hefe..

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Photo of Zach136
3.97/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A - Hazy dark honey. OK head retention and lacing.

S - Estery nose. Usual suspects of banana and clove. Solid intensity.

T - Starts out as a solid hefe, nice banana notes, but as it warms there are some sulfury/cooked corn notes that come through more that are difficult for me to ignore.

M - Light bodied, well carbonated.

O - Good Hefe, i'll drink it fast next time.

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Photo of BREWS4LA
4.78/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Awesome appearance poured from bottle to Duvel Glass.
Great carbonation consistent white head and perfect lacing just like your grandmothers curtains.
Great Taste no overwhelming yeast taste just enough and some banana/citrus
Very easy to drink.

If you like Blue Moon or Shock Top or one of the Macro Wheat beers you have to try the REAL DEAL!

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Photo of BrewThru_29
4.13/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours an orange hazy color. Big fluffy head. Smells yeasty, citrus, fruity. Taste is lots of clove, banana, citrus. Kinda sweet. Creamy mouthfeel. Overall, this is prob the best wheat I've sampled. Probably because it is actually brewed in Germany...it makes a difference. Very good!

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Photo of barnabasdog
3.99/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle poured into snifter glass

A- dark orange, little visibility, massive foamy head with superb retention, good lacing.

S- cloves, banana, slight citrus , and bread

T- banana, toffee, lemon, hint of bubblegum, spice

M- surprisingly lighter than expected, medium carbonation, refreshing, medium body, soft and crisp

O- solid German wheat really enjoyed it

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Photo of souvenirs
3.58/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 500 ml bottle into a Weizen glass.

A: Massive head (had to stop and wait for it to dissipate before I could continue pouring), cloudy amber, some visible carbonation.

S: Yeast, banana, cloves.

T: Yeast, some bubblegum, fairly sweet.

F: Fizzy, fairly thin, a bit chalky.

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Photo of smakawhat
3.4/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured from the bottle into a wheat ale glass.

A bit lifeless and dull looking body. Opaque as to be expected, deep apricot orange and a little muddy brown. Nice faint rising carbonation coming up, hitting a very fluffy white colored four finger tall head. Good staying power on that head and manages to make a good long appearance.

Solid hefe nose. Chewy wheat sensations, a hint of clove. Fruit angle is quite mellow on this, and a nice malt crackling grain strangely to go with it also. A nice clean and spritzy quality almost zesty fruit coming out.

Palate seems really dumbed down. Watery bodied malts, and tang like fruit punch flavors. Clean but fleeting. Fruit angle seems more in the aftertaste, but is subtle and a little hint of juiced orange.

Overall though as easy and simple to drink, it comes off pretty weak to style, and really doesn't stack up to much of it's other German counterparts.

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Hacker-Pschorr Hefe Weisse Naturtrüb from Hacker-Pschorr Bräu GmbH
4.06 out of 5 based on 1,724 ratings.
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