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Hoegaarden Original White Ale - Brouwerij van Hoegaarden

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BA SCORE
85
very good

3,802 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 3,802
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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Mojo

Alabama

3.3/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This beer pours up a very weak looking straw color with a three finger head and some lacing. The nose is oranges, and some bready notes. Mouthfeel would be kind of watery except for the carbonation. Taste is very typical wheat beer with some citrus. There just aren't enough hops as the dominant flavor is sweet malt. Just kind of average all the way around.

Serving type: bottle

08-24-2012 03:19:39 | More by Mojo
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NClement


4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

08-24-2012 01:05:40 | More by NClement
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Steinberger

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

08-24-2012 00:09:25 | More by Steinberger
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Ceballonegro

Ohio

4/5  rDev +5.5%

08-22-2012 19:55:04 | More by Ceballonegro
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PancakeMcWaffles

Germany

3.9/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: Has a cloudy straw like yellow colour, frothy white head that is about a finger thick and stays as a thin layer until the end, little lacing.

S: Citrusy, a very distinct wheat smell, a "typical" wheatbeer-smell, although very fresh and light.

T: As the smell suggests a rather citrusy hop flavour, a nice wheat flavour, not as strong as for example a german wheat. Little hop flavours, not very bitter, a small sour note, very fresh, a little bit spicey, but really just a tiny bit.

M: Very nice carbonation, thick and creamy mouthfeel.

O: A beautiful widely available Witbier, lacks some characteristics of the style, although very balanced taste which makes it very refreshing on a hot day. The lable on the bottle recommends drinking it at 2-3°C which I found a little cold, I let it warm up to about 10°C which really supports a broader flavour and brings out the citrusy-flavours more.

Serving type: bottle

08-22-2012 17:53:47 | More by PancakeMcWaffles
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JimmytheSaintPSU

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

08-22-2012 01:10:34 | More by JimmytheSaintPSU
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kendellmarie

California

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

08-22-2012 00:09:56 | More by kendellmarie
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vanlanenb


4/5  rDev +5.5%

08-22-2012 00:06:57 | More by vanlanenb
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ryko

Nevada

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

08-21-2012 08:46:12 | More by ryko
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slowdaddy

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

08-21-2012 06:41:05 | More by slowdaddy
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fitz284

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

08-21-2012 03:56:53 | More by fitz284
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Tech_Savy


4/5  rDev +5.5%

08-21-2012 03:20:11 | More by Tech_Savy
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Jmick28

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

08-21-2012 03:17:43 | More by Jmick28
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PalmettoPyrat

South Carolina

3/5  rDev -20.8%

08-20-2012 20:48:50 | More by PalmettoPyrat
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VirtueVsVice

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

08-20-2012 04:18:10 | More by VirtueVsVice
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jsanmarco

United Kingdom (England)

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

08-20-2012 03:05:59 | More by jsanmarco
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carlitos92

Texas

4/5  rDev +5.5%

08-19-2012 20:29:13 | More by carlitos92
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Bpvarona


3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

08-19-2012 10:44:28 | More by Bpvarona
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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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Pinche_Oso

California

3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

08-18-2012 05:48:50 | More by Pinche_Oso
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SarahJ0418

West Virginia

4/5  rDev +5.5%

08-17-2012 20:38:21 | More by SarahJ0418
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NateMac13

Illinois

3/5  rDev -20.8%

08-17-2012 15:54:26 | More by NateMac13
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Fr0stb1te

Wisconsin

2.75/5  rDev -27.4%

08-17-2012 00:57:18 | More by Fr0stb1te
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MonkeyboyATL

Georgia

4/5  rDev +5.5%

08-16-2012 20:30:20 | More by MonkeyboyATL
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CurtisD

New Brunswick (Canada)

4/5  rDev +5.5%

08-16-2012 17:36:24 | More by CurtisD
Hoegaarden Original White Ale from Brouwerij van Hoegaarden
85 out of 100 based on 3,802 ratings.