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Hoegaarden Original White Ale - Brouwerij van Hoegaarden

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BA SCORE
85
very good

3,801 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 3,801
Reviews: 1,617
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 14.78%
Wants: 59
Gots: 227 | 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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Peyton5410

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +5.5%

04-15-2012 22:26:46 | More by Peyton5410
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rdooley

Texas

4/5  rDev +5.5%

03-27-2014 02:24:31 | More by rdooley
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vonderbrink

California

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

Pale golden cloudy color. Nice head and lacing that stayed around. Banana, wheat, apricot aroma. Goes down very smooth, and was very refreshing. It was gone before I knew it. Will surely have it again, and will share with friends that like wheat beer.

Serving type: bottle

03-18-2009 23:13:14 | More by vonderbrink
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bzach

Indiana

4/5  rDev +5.5%

10-16-2012 08:52:56 | More by bzach
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DrNo

Australia

4/5  rDev +5.5%

01-12-2012 22:28:36 | More by DrNo
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dnichols

Washington

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

I poured a 330 ml capped bottle into a mug.

A: It poured a cloudy pale yellow with a modest one finger creamy white head. The head retreated to a shallow cover that supported an even layered curtain of lacing.

S: It had a noticeable aroma of lemons accented with white peppers.

T: It had a sweet, lemony and peppery flavor. There was a bit of sourness on the backside that lingered into the aftertaste.

M: Creamy medium bodied brew with a mouth filling body and slightly sour aftertaste.

D: Very refresing, especially on a warm summer day. Much like a glass of lemonade.

Serving type: bottle

03-04-2008 01:46:55 | More by dnichols
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BradleyR

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev +5.5%

08-14-2013 04:26:42 | More by BradleyR
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djrn2

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +5.5%

02-28-2013 22:33:51 | More by djrn2
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JafneG

Singapore

4/5  rDev +5.5%

05-28-2013 14:36:46 | More by JafneG
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TGS

California

4/5  rDev +5.5%

12-05-2011 17:54:23 | More by TGS
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alysmith4

District of Columbia

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

An old standby for me. I always go to this beer when I can't make a decision on anything else. The taste is light and refreshing, and strangely -- white! Almost a cross between a lemonade and a cream soda. Lots of lemon and honey flavors, subtle amounts of carbonation. Good in any season.

Serving type: bottle

02-23-2006 03:07:12 | More by alysmith4
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sodensp

Virginia

4/5  rDev +5.5%

08-16-2012 03:53:03 | More by sodensp
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tbeq00

California

4/5  rDev +5.5%

12-12-2011 21:10:45 | More by tbeq00
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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HellesTrinker

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.5%

12-07-2012 02:07:11 | More by HellesTrinker
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PJF12866

New York

4/5  rDev +5.5%

07-04-2013 02:04:33 | More by PJF12866
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abeeronthebeach

Washington

4/5  rDev +5.5%

10-03-2013 08:16:27 | More by abeeronthebeach
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Tony_Jones


4/5  rDev +5.5%

03-02-2012 02:31:43 | More by Tony_Jones
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Eric_Standard

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +5.5%

07-05-2014 05:51:31 | More by Eric_Standard
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Avantyawn

New York

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

A: Straw yellow, hazy, generous fluffy head.

S: Sweet bananas, clove, mild pleasant yeasty scent, some lemon zest.

T: Wonderful initial taste of zesty lemon and banana, followed by spicy clove and peppery spice. Ends with lingering bananas and a slightly mild watery finish, as goes with the style.

M: Nice slightly chalky mouthfeel. The beer has a nice presence to it in the mouth, even at a very light 4.9%.

O: Overall, this is a can't miss classic when I'm in the mood for a witbier. Although Allagash white is maybe a bit more refined, I find this much zestier, and more flavorful in general. This beer is extremely refreshing and is a summer classic. As much as I find myself skeptical of it sometimes on the shelves, it never fails to satisfy. And at 8.39 a 6 pack here (compared to 9.99 for an Allagash 4 pack) I can't fight purchasing.

Serving type: bottle

05-11-2011 02:49:23 | More by Avantyawn
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SteinTilter

Florida

4/5  rDev +5.5%

01-13-2012 02:33:42 | More by SteinTilter
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KalanM

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +5.5%

11-29-2012 08:38:11 | More by KalanM
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Lob

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +5.5%

08-18-2012 21:12:25 | More by Lob
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AntLeatherface

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +5.5%

01-08-2013 03:47:14 | More by AntLeatherface
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koof

California

4/5  rDev +5.5%

03-05-2012 03:09:28 | More by koof
Hoegaarden Original White Ale from Brouwerij van Hoegaarden
85 out of 100 based on 3,801 ratings.