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Hoegaarden Grand Cru - Brouwerij van Hoegaarden

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

319 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 319
Reviews: 184
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 11.19%
Wants: 81
Gots: 34 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij van Hoegaarden visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAngel on 10-14-2001

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Ratings: 319 | Reviews: 184
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4.4/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

T:
-huge banana
-lemon
-pilsner-esque honey
-spicy pepper and slight coriander
-alcohol very well hidden
-slightly floral hops,spicy and sweet finish
O:
Really digged this one

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4.18/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.93/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Fettpopps
3.5/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sokol_1993
4.46/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JaimeLondon
3.78/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of eduardobag
3.94/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AlexFields
4.13/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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3/5  rDev -25.4%

Photo of SmashPants
4.41/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Format: a standard 330mL brown bottle with a stylish macro label.

Appearance: poured into a weizen glass - a strong, cloudy deep yellow with fine carbonation. A fantastic white head pops up to an inch before slowly dropping to a creamy half-finger. great lacing down the glass.

Aroma: funnily enough, this is similar to the standard Hoegaarden but somehow better. The citrus is heavier and stronger, with citrus zest and heavier wheat aroma. Very nice.

Taste: citrus fruit zest and heavy wheat again, with orchard fruits and spices. A very nice wheat beer.

Aftertaste: some bitterness comes through, with spices and more of those orchard fruits. A lovely beer that hides its ABV quite well.

Mouth feel: moderate- to-fuller in feel with a moderate carbonation. Quite mouth-filling, and easy to put away.

Overall: one of the better wheat beers I have had to date. A great combination of heavy flavours, and a very drinkable beer. It's a bit dangerous as it disguises its 8.5% ABV quite well. Approximately AU$120 for a case of 24 x 330mL - I'll have to have a 4-pack every now and then, as I am but a pauper.

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4.56/5  rDev +13.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -19.2%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

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4.64/5  rDev +15.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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Hoegaarden Grand Cru from Brouwerij van Hoegaarden
90 out of 100 based on 319 ratings.