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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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ruckus232

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

11.2 Ounce brown bottle

Appearance: Cloudy pale yellow color with a good amount of frothy head

Smell: Fruity, more specifically lemon, with a hint of spice

Taste: Pleasantly sweet taste with little bitterness. Not as strong of a spice taste as is present in some whites but just enough to taste really good.

Comments: Very good tasting beer that is not too strong with the spices and is very smooth to drink.

Serving type: bottle

01-31-2009 00:59:40 | More by ruckus232
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Hoegaarden Original White Ale from Brouwerij van Hoegaarden
85 out of 100 based on 3,797 ratings.