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Hoegaarden Original White Ale - Brouwerij van Hoegaarden

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BA SCORE
85
very good

3,898 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 3,898
Reviews: 1,620
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 14.78%
Wants: 61
Gots: 265 | 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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abecuellar

Mexico

4/5  rDev +5.5%

11-21-2012 05:54:45 | More by abecuellar
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Fitztopher


2.75/5  rDev -27.4%

11-21-2012 03:51:25 | More by Fitztopher
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Cyberhoptic


4.75/5  rDev +25.3%

11-20-2012 22:44:05 | More by Cyberhoptic
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andrewkgray91

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

11-20-2012 19:30:02 | More by andrewkgray91
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Yehuda

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +5.5%

11-19-2012 23:12:34 | More by Yehuda
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PCfirefox


4/5  rDev +5.5%

11-19-2012 14:29:22 | More by PCfirefox
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xgpt

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

11-19-2012 01:28:56 | More by xgpt
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JoeyDante

Texas

4/5  rDev +5.5%

11-19-2012 00:19:46 | More by JoeyDante
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biteme398

Virginia

4/5  rDev +5.5%

11-18-2012 02:48:21 | More by biteme398
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simi46

Minnesota

2.25/5  rDev -40.6%

11-18-2012 01:49:18 | More by simi46
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Jawz1300

California

4/5  rDev +5.5%

11-17-2012 18:34:13 | More by Jawz1300
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menacho1

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

11-17-2012 07:14:49 | More by menacho1
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His_Royal_Hoppiness

United Kingdom (England)

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Pale cloudy yellow colour with a frothy white head.

S: Wheat, lemon, some breadiness.

T: Lots of lemon and clove, some pepper and coriander - slightly tart.

M: Thin-bodied, but very refreshing thanks to the active carbonation.

I always enjoy this, though it's slightly reminiscent of drinking lemonade - simple and pleasing, but nothing outstanding.

Serving type: bottle

11-16-2012 23:20:44 | More by His_Royal_Hoppiness
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sneaks2210

New York

3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

11-16-2012 02:46:58 | More by sneaks2210
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jplopez21

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

11-16-2012 01:57:25 | More by jplopez21
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jverizon23

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

11-15-2012 04:56:04 | More by jverizon23
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Richeeeee

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

11-15-2012 01:30:05 | More by Richeeeee
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gshak

Texas

4/5  rDev +5.5%

11-14-2012 22:23:12 | More by gshak
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innominat

Ireland

3/5  rDev -20.8%

11-14-2012 16:39:05 | More by innominat
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robmoak

Mississippi

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

11-13-2012 17:14:17 | More by robmoak
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jduprey007

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

11-12-2012 21:19:47 | More by jduprey007
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tectactoe

Michigan

3.61/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a pale straw color, nearly clear with a haze and murkiness that makes it slightly opaque. Wispy white head forms and quickly dissipates into nothing but a small ring around the edge of the beer. Smell hits first with apple skins, wheat, peppery notes, VERY slight kitchen spices (oregano?), pears, lemons, and some earthy notes. The taste follows through with a heavy clove and banana taste which surprisingly went nearly undetected on the nose. The pepper is noticeable all the way through, and it finishes with some apple skins, lemon zest, and wheat. A bit watery and very light on the body. Lots of carbonation, with a refreshing, crisp finish.

Decent witbier, refreshing and easy on the palate, this is something that would be very sessionable. Surprising complexity on the nose with a nice finish.

Serving type: bottle

11-12-2012 01:43:00 | More by tectactoe
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gabedivision

New York

3.85/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured to a pint glass from a 12 oz bottle

A- hazy straw yellow with a 2 finger frothy white head

S- Nice fruity esters, banana, oranges, faint clove, some spice mixed around with some grain found all throughout.

T- Fruit again on the tongue, banana, lemon, spice, grain.

M- Light bodied, thin, high carbonation, dry finish

O- available pretty much everywhere, good light easy drinking beer. how can you go wrong.

Serving type: bottle

11-12-2012 01:32:14 | More by gabedivision
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SadMachine

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

11-11-2012 19:03:26 | More by SadMachine
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rowyn

New York

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

11-11-2012 16:48:43 | More by rowyn
Hoegaarden Original White Ale from Brouwerij van Hoegaarden
85 out of 100 based on 3,898 ratings.