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Hoegaarden Original White Ale - Brouwerij van Hoegaarden

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Hoegaarden Original White AleHoegaarden Original White Ale

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BA SCORE
86
very good

4,256 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 4,256
Reviews: 1,646
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 14.78%
Wants: 77
Gots: 433 | FT: 1
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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4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

J_Dub, Apr 24, 2013
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4.11/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from the bottle into a frozen tumbler glass.

A - Pours a cloudy tan-yellow, with about two fingers of thick white head. Leaves some attractive clumpy lacing.

S - Boosh. Pretty heavy on the coriander, but it's the flagship ingredient. Some malts and hops, wheat, citrus.

T - Lots of coriander and wheat, not overly heavy on the citrus. A dab of banana and clove, maybe, but maybe I'm just imagining it due to what's typical for this style of beer. Strike the banana.

M - Pretty light, kind of a soapy feeling (but not taste, that would be bad). Bit of an odd aftertaste, but it's coriander-related, whatever it is.

O - This seems like a love-it-or-hate-it. The spicing is probably too bold for those who prefer more subtle flavorings, but those who like things up close and personal would probably love it. I can appreciate both depending on the beer, but I fall into the love it column on this one.

punky796, Apr 23, 2013
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Hoegaarden Original White Ale from Brouwerij van Hoegaarden
86 out of 100 based on 4,256 ratings.