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Hoegaarden Original White Ale - Brouwerij van Hoegaarden

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BA SCORE
85
very good

3,804 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 3,804
Reviews: 1,617
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 14.78%
Wants: 59
Gots: 227 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij van Hoegaarden visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Witbier |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: purplehops on 07-08-2001)
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Cozzatoad

Italy

3.15/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4

330ml bottle

A- A very cloudy, but at the same time bright, yellow/orange colour. The head shows no signs of retention or lacing at all

S- Citrus, mostly lemon, tones are backed up by coriander and some pepper. Nice but too sweet

T- The wheat malts are actually very weak, and hence the body is thin but refreshing. Citrus is dominant again with some banana and pepper to back up. Not much, the taste is all on your tongue, the palate feels empty and demands some flavours

M- Yes, this is very refreshing, but it is so thin that flavours just do not hook up with the palate. Quite an empty mouthfeel actually

D- Really drinkable and sure a thirst quencher. The excessive sweetness gets a bit boring after a while

This is an average beer, a nice, pleasing and refreshing drink, but with not much to say

Serving type: bottle

02-25-2011 15:08:55 | More by Cozzatoad
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Hoegaarden Original White Ale from Brouwerij van Hoegaarden
85 out of 100 based on 3,804 ratings.