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Hoegaarden Original White Ale - Brouwerij van Hoegaarden

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very good

4,438 Ratings

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Ratings: 4,438
Reviews: 1,670
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 14.81%
Wants: 95
Gots: 558 | FT: 1
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Style | ABV
Witbier |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: purplehops on 07-08-2001

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3.23/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Had this beer on tap this past week at a local bar.

This beer had become a favorite of mine while living in London, but was not as happy with it this time. It tasted a little different, a little more a bitter grapefruit taste, definitely not as sweet.

The look was the same out of the tap, nice golden color garnished with a lemon. Smell was definitely not as strong as what I had been accustomed to in Europe.

Overall I was a little disappointed. It was a good beer, but something that I would grow tired of after two pints.

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4.07/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A: Light yellow color with ample head at pour. Decent lacing.

S: Wheat, lemon, citrus notes.

T: Lemon from front to back. Sweet on the front and slightly bitter on the back but still nice.

M: Light and refreshing but has some body.

O: Enjoyable around the pool.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A - light pale yellow color
S - wheat and a light lemon citrus, almost grapefruit
T - wheat first, lemon next, corriander to finish
M - this is a great light beer feel to it with great drink-ability. i had three in one sitting without experiencing distaste at the mouthfeel (which is usually my first signal to slow down or halt a tasting)
O - when i drink this beer, i remember my first beer that was had in Germany at a Biergarten. Very memorable and in league with the summer season currently upon us. Cheers!

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A- Thick pale-yellow color. Cloudy. Pours a small head.

S- Smells of banana, grass, and wheat.

T- Excellent flavor with hints of banana, cream, and vanilla.

M- Moderate carbonation. Moderately drinkable.

O- A great beer, quite comparable to many other wheat beers. I keep getting a thick creamy feeling from this brew which turns out to be quite pleasant.

Hoegaarden Original White Ale from Brouwerij van Hoegaarden
85 out of 100 based on 4,438 ratings.