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Hoegaarden Original White Ale - Brouwerij van Hoegaarden

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BA SCORE
85
very good

3,857 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 3,857
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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AdamP

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.5%

06-17-2012 03:23:55 | More by AdamP
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rao2100

Malaysia

4/5  rDev +5.5%

11-23-2011 05:33:34 | More by rao2100
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burningsnailman

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +5.5%

08-06-2012 04:58:15 | More by burningsnailman
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broob

Mississippi

4/5  rDev +5.5%

05-27-2013 14:01:00 | More by broob
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mnixon86

Ireland

4/5  rDev +5.5%

01-02-2012 21:43:51 | More by mnixon86
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rah1734bones


4/5  rDev +5.5%

03-20-2012 18:11:24 | More by rah1734bones
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tomis850

Maryland

4/5  rDev +5.5%

06-22-2012 03:40:21 | More by tomis850
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DIM

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a: This was a hazy, dirty looking straw color. It poured with a long lived, frothy white head.

s: All the usual suspects, wheaty banana, coriander, and some citrus zest.

t: Mirrors the smell in a very well balanced, approachable way.

m: Crisp, slightly creamy, and refreshing.

d: Not my favorite wit, but I do like this quite a bit.

Serving type: bottle

02-20-2009 18:43:13 | More by DIM
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swtdixie91

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +5.5%

10-15-2013 20:51:41 | More by swtdixie91
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trexnoize

Louisiana

4/5  rDev +5.5%

01-28-2012 04:49:54 | More by trexnoize
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bboven

Texas

4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Dirty, light straw colored body, almost no head or lacing. Cloudy.

The yeast is definitely taking action with a light citrus nose, wheat is there as well.

Big citrus flavor from the yeast. I'd swear there was an orange in there, but good use of the spices.

Mouthfeel is very highly carbonated but a little thin.

A great brunch beer.

Serving type: bottle

02-27-2008 23:49:09 | More by bboven
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iL0VEbeer

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +5.5%

03-09-2012 05:02:29 | More by iL0VEbeer
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KGarrett

New York

4/5  rDev +5.5%

11-19-2011 00:58:06 | More by KGarrett
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TicoCali

California

4/5  rDev +5.5%

11-21-2011 05:42:55 | More by TicoCali
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JonDubs

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +5.5%

12-16-2011 16:35:03 | More by JonDubs
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dawg

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This one was poured into a glass from a bottle. Case of 24 purchased.

Nice white fluffy head. Dissipates into a glaze of lace. Nice continuous bubbles. Cloudy haze and perhaps some suspended yeasties.

Smells and tastes as advertised. Orange and corriander spice.

Feels dry...expected. Drinks good. Yum.

Serving type: bottle

08-17-2007 01:05:01 | More by dawg
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leroybrown10

Missouri

4/5  rDev +5.5%

01-19-2014 20:26:35 | More by leroybrown10
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RedFox

Denmark

4/5  rDev +5.5%

01-01-2012 17:14:02 | More by RedFox
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cgarcer

Georgia

4/5  rDev +5.5%

06-20-2013 02:40:12 | More by cgarcer
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NeilA


4/5  rDev +5.5%

06-28-2012 06:25:54 | More by NeilA
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timmytootimes

Missouri

4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Out of respect for the original by which all other wit beers are judged i have given this beer high marks.

The appearance is slightly cloudy with fruity aromas of bannana and clove with a hint of spicy orange and coriander.

Clean crisp with definate tones of the bannana, coriander, orange and clove i mentioned above, nice malt wheat aftertaste, average mouthfeel but great, great drinkability!

A true classic worthy of its reputation.

Serving type: on-tap

10-31-2007 03:41:43 | More by timmytootimes
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cmannes

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +5.5%

12-01-2011 21:52:40 | More by cmannes
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BrewHawkeye

Iowa

4/5  rDev +5.5%

12-02-2011 00:00:07 | More by BrewHawkeye
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Poupae

Thailand

4/5  rDev +5.5%

03-01-2013 08:37:31 | More by Poupae
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Peyton5410

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +5.5%

04-15-2012 22:26:46 | More by Peyton5410
Hoegaarden Original White Ale from Brouwerij van Hoegaarden
85 out of 100 based on 3,857 ratings.