Hoegaarden Original White Ale - Brouwerij van Hoegaarden
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3.6/5 rDev -5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
Presentation: 12oz slim Euro-style brown bottle.
Appearance: Pale yellow, cloudy (this is a non filtered brew), with a bitty cream pure white head.
Smell: Peppery, hints of lemon zest, with a mild horse aroma.
Taste: The brew is sweet, mildly dextrinous, with a smooth semi-chewy mouthfeel. The yeast creates a pepper flavour that complements the light hop (lemony), sour flavour -- unique to this style. The aftertaste dries, from the unmalted wheat, and a slight bitterness escapes at the very end.
Notes: The original White Ale, and grandfather to many a Summer-style white ale. Seems to have less character lately, though if you have it over in Belgium it is better.
Serving type: bottle
10-19-2001 15:28:14 | More by Jason
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