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Hoegaarden Original White Ale - Brouwerij van Hoegaarden

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BA SCORE
85
very good

3,796 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 3,796
Reviews: 1,617
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 14.78%
Wants: 59
Gots: 223 | 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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Phillip_Collins1219

California

3/5  rDev -20.8%

08-30-2012 03:34:40 | More by Phillip_Collins1219
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JVan

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

08-29-2012 18:40:36 | More by JVan
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DannyHartman


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

This is one of my favorite Weissbiers.... Unlike most wheat beers, this has a lighter (white) color to it.... Instead of citrusy notes, this beer has more of a berry note to it.... I've enjoyed it out of the bottle and even more so from the tap.... Even after having many beers overseas, this still remains amongst the top wheat beers in the world.... At least, from what I've tried.

Serving type: bottle

08-29-2012 18:00:53 | More by DannyHartman
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MattSweatshirt

Texas

3.6/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Best before 30/06/13

Pours a hazy light golden yellow color with a white head.

Wasn’t expecting all the lemon, but it’s definitely there along with wheat and some spices. There is a little banana hanging in there as well.

Lemon and orange citrusyness along with wheat, spice, and a sour note. It’s got a malty sweetness to it but still ends with a slight bitter kick.

Lighter bodied refreshing and well carbonated.

A good beer for the summer rotation.

Serving type: bottle

08-29-2012 06:25:46 | More by MattSweatshirt
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BeerOps

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

08-29-2012 00:39:05 | More by BeerOps
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MN_Beerticker

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

08-28-2012 03:06:36 | More by MN_Beerticker
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thegrifter

Florida

4/5  rDev +5.5%

08-27-2012 23:59:31 | More by thegrifter
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troyvar

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +5.5%

08-27-2012 20:39:18 | More by troyvar
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beerpadawan

California

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

08-27-2012 18:36:41 | More by beerpadawan
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swimnadd

California

4/5  rDev +5.5%

08-27-2012 05:15:42 | More by swimnadd
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StoutSystematic

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

08-27-2012 02:52:50 | More by StoutSystematic
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eheinz

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

08-26-2012 23:36:18 | More by eheinz
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tmars13

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.5%

08-26-2012 04:00:27 | More by tmars13
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nheinzie57

Illinois

3/5  rDev -20.8%

08-26-2012 02:10:47 | More by nheinzie57
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Wilhelm

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

08-25-2012 23:28:54 | More by Wilhelm
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Jerid

Florida

4/5  rDev +5.5%

08-25-2012 22:19:33 | More by Jerid
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smithj4

New York

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

08-25-2012 19:41:34 | More by smithj4
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robthepenguin

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

08-24-2012 22:15:07 | More by robthepenguin
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kevinhughes

Netherlands

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

08-24-2012 15:08:26 | More by kevinhughes
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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
Hoegaarden Original White Ale from Brouwerij van Hoegaarden
85 out of 100 based on 3,796 ratings.