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Hoegaarden Original White Ale - Brouwerij van Hoegaarden

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BA SCORE
85
very good

3,858 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 3,858
Reviews: 1,620
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 14.78%
Wants: 60
Gots: 243 | 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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tubacharlie

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4.1/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Subtle, fresh lemon aroma with a hint of spice.

Well formed, bright white two-finger head when poured according to bottle instructions (pour 2/3, swirl bottle, pour rest to form head). A light straw-colored brew emerges, enveloped in a whitish cloud, with good head retention but little lacing.

Smooth, orange-lemon citrus tea flavor with yeasty, French bread overtones and piquant spice in the back of the palate after the fizzy carbonation subsides. Solid wheat presence.

Not too intense at all considering the coriander and orange peel, but refreshing and tasty -- a perennial summer favorite with BBQ chicken and melons.

Serving type: bottle

03-29-2010 00:16:58 | More by tubacharlie
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Hoegaarden Original White Ale from Brouwerij van Hoegaarden
85 out of 100 based on 3,858 ratings.