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Hoegaarden Original White Ale - Brouwerij van Hoegaarden

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BA SCORE
85
very good

3,857 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 3,857
Reviews: 1,620
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 14.78%
Wants: 60
Gots: 243 | 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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Tareq

New York

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

09-09-2012 19:51:56 | More by Tareq
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ujin

Quebec (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +25.3%

09-09-2012 03:27:09 | More by ujin
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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09-09-2012 02:38:21 | More by
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t0rin0

California

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

09-08-2012 23:55:07 | More by t0rin0
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pin

Australia

3/5  rDev -20.8%

09-08-2012 06:36:05 | More by pin
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Freshlikeugh

Hawaii

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

09-07-2012 21:48:12 | More by Freshlikeugh
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Snipe-Snout


4/5  rDev +5.5%

09-06-2012 22:14:41 | More by Snipe-Snout
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mscudder

Georgia

3.83/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had this beer a few times, most recently was well over a year ago. Poured into a pint.

A - A highly transparent, almost water infused urine hue. A finger sized fluffy white head sits on top. Some fair lacing.

S - Coriander is packing a punch with one. Citrus is also in attendance with some nice sweet malts to back it up.

T - Follows the nose with equal balance, too much so such that no flavor really grabs your attention. More spice than I anticipated which adds some nice character.

M - Light bodied, highly drinkable, yet the carbonation is high for my liking.

O - For the style, it does the things it must do for a witbier. Nothing stands out to make this beer exemplary, although drinking a few would rarely be a hindrance.

Serving type: bottle

09-06-2012 05:08:50 | More by mscudder
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patburke36


4/5  rDev +5.5%

09-06-2012 04:46:29 | More by patburke36
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Curt_rowe


3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

09-04-2012 01:16:02 | More by Curt_rowe
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netshark

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

09-01-2012 19:11:58 | More by netshark
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William123


3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

09-01-2012 09:02:56 | More by William123
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avisong

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

09-01-2012 03:27:32 | More by avisong
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Pelicanrocks

United Kingdom (England)

3/5  rDev -20.8%

08-31-2012 16:41:35 | More by Pelicanrocks
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itssmashley


3/5  rDev -20.8%

08-31-2012 01:11:16 | More by itssmashley
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KZE80

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

08-30-2012 22:27:54 | More by KZE80
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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
Hoegaarden Original White Ale from Brouwerij van Hoegaarden
85 out of 100 based on 3,857 ratings.