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Hoegaarden Original White Ale - Brouwerij van Hoegaarden

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BA SCORE
85
very good

4,094 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 4,094
Reviews: 1,633
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 14.78%
Wants: 69
Gots: 364 | 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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A: Yellow/white with no head. See through.

S: Banana, citrus, chemicals.

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M: Crisp. Very light in the mouth.

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Hoegaarden Original White Ale from Brouwerij van Hoegaarden
85 out of 100 based on 4,094 ratings.