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Hoegaarden Original White Ale - Brouwerij van Hoegaarden

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BA SCORE
85
very good

3,865 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 3,865
Reviews: 1,620
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 14.78%
Wants: 60
Gots: 249 | 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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smakawhat

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3.33/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I have had plenty of these, even in official glasses so I might as well review it.

Pours a grey/yellow with cloudy consistency. Some retention on the 1 finger head but mostly medium sized bubbles that have some staying power, but not completely. There is virtually no lacing on this beer.

Smell is a dominant fake lemon almost bottled lemon juice, with some orange citrus. Faint weak bread characteristics masked by the fruit. Somewhat actually sour but for the most part nothing offensive.

Taste is of a spring time lemonade, and orange juice quality, with some chewey texture but mostly wet mouthfeel. A little bite to the finish which is kind of surprising.

I could have another but I'd probably want something better. This is a good introductory beer for this style I think.

Serving type: bottle

12-23-2010 14:09:44 | More by smakawhat
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Hoegaarden Original White Ale from Brouwerij van Hoegaarden
85 out of 100 based on 3,865 ratings.