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Hoegaarden Original White Ale - Brouwerij van Hoegaarden

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BA SCORE
85
very good

3,900 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 3,900
Reviews: 1,621
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 14.78%
Wants: 61
Gots: 265 | 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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Drinkerofales

California

4.03/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a super bright sunlight golden, slightly cloudy and huge pure white head. Doesn't stick much to my glass.

Smells of grass and yeast and pastures in the sunlight.

Tastes bright and slightly tangy, hints of citrus and lots of yeasty goodness.

A little fizz at first to make it feel light, and a great smooth middle and finish.

A great session beer, easy drinking, light and nice, not too much fizz to bloat, and a great drinking beer.

DOA

Serving type: bottle

12-19-2011 04:49:27 | More by Drinkerofales
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superspak

Michigan

4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

330 ml bottle into pint glass, best before 8/11/2014. Pours hazy golden straw color with a 2 finger dense and rocky white head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Nice soapy lacing clings on the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of lemon, pear, orange peel, light banana, coriander, clove, wheat, bread, herbal, grass, and yeast earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of fruity/earthy yeast, spice, and pale malt notes; with good strength. Taste of lemon, pear, orange peel, light banana, coriander, clove, wheat, bread, herbal, grass, and yeast earthiness. Minimal bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of lemon zest, pear, orange peel, light banana, coriander, clove, wheat, bread, herbal, grass, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice balance and complexity of fruity/earthy yeast, spice, and pale malt notes; with good robustness and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and light-medium bodied; with a very smooth, crisp, and lightly bready mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is well hidden with no warming present after the finish as expected of 4.9%, Overall this is a damn nice witbier. All around well balanced and robust flavors of fruity/earthy yeast, spice, and pale malt; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

Serving type: bottle

08-02-2014 03:03:13 | More by superspak
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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Hoegaarden Original White Ale from Brouwerij van Hoegaarden
85 out of 100 based on 3,900 ratings.