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Hoegaarden Original White Ale - Brouwerij van Hoegaarden

Hoegaarden Original White AleHoegaarden Original White Ale

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BA SCORE
85
very good

3,574 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 3574
Reviews: 1601
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 14.78%


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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lbkornlb14

New York

4.28/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3

I love hoegaarden, I was never a big fan of wheat beers and still am not except for this and the 312 by gooseisland. This beer is excellent with a slice of orange. I love the exceptional clove taste and the fact that its actually brewed in belgium, very very easy to drink but too much of the clove taste starts to wear thin. Id recommend if you need a break from IPA's like I do sometimes, slip this in here and there.

Serving type: bottle

12-11-2008 03:14:37 | More by lbkornlb14
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A-Cloudy straw colored body. Bit brighter, pale gold in light. Creamy two finger head. Spotty lacing.

S-Grains of wheat. Yeasty. Faint banana. Faint soap. Orange. Pear. Cider. Garden herbs: Basil, oregano.

T-Fresh squeezed orange. Wheat. Straw. Dark breads. Other unknown grains. Herbal.

M-Medium body. Medium carbonation. Love the herbal cool-spiciness of coriander. Sip starts slightly sweet & tart, continues with a smooth wheat-grain middle and ends with a bitter cinnamon/clove like drying, (most likely the yeast). Nice examples of sweet and bitter in the feels. Well rounded.

O-Classic witbier. Memorable. While not the pinnacle witbier, it does justice and delivers on all categories of what makes a beer good. Refreshing without compromising on flavor.

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Hoegaarden Original White Ale from Brouwerij van Hoegaarden
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