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Hoegaarden Original White Ale - Brouwerij van Hoegaarden

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BA SCORE
85
very good

3,797 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 3,797
Reviews: 1,617
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 14.78%
Wants: 59
Gots: 224 | 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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Reviews by kentawan:
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kentawan

Singapore

4.08/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Appearance :
Cool bottle. Cloudy yellow and pretty good head. Very gassy.

Smell:
Best of all. Can smell it as I poured it into glass. Smells hints of hop, very citrus and has a coriander smell to it.

Taste:
Unique and refreshing. A great character to it. Herby, and lots of coriander taste. The taste of the orange peel is definitely there. Very Obvious. There's no bitterness at all. You can taste the yeast too ! Definitely a great beer for those special occasions. Best drank among family members as it's a beer and makes you feel comfortable.

Mouthfeel:
Too gassy sometimes. Though these bottle fermented beers are always gassy.

Drinkability:
YES ! Good beer. One of my favourite beer here in Singapore and I guess you can find it everywhere in the world since InBev bought the company years ago. Best wheat beer, even better than Erdinger in my opinion.

Serving type: bottle

11-02-2010 20:52:38 | More by kentawan
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Hoegaarden Original White Ale from Brouwerij van Hoegaarden
85 out of 100 based on 3,797 ratings.