1. Extreme Beer Fest tickets go on sale Sat, Sep 27 @ Noon EDT.
  2. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  3. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Hoegaarden Original White Ale - Brouwerij van Hoegaarden

Not Rated.
Hoegaarden Original White AleHoegaarden Original White Ale

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
85
very good

4,095 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 4,095
Reviews: 1,633
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 14.78%
Wants: 69
Gots: 364 | 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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters | Read the Alström Bros Beer Reviews and Beer Ratings of Hoegaarden Original White Ale Alström Bros
Ratings: 4,095 | Reviews: 1,633 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of Beerman1977
4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

Beerman1977, Dec 30, 2012
Photo of dbert21
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

dbert21, Dec 30, 2012
Photo of ercxi
3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

ercxi, Dec 30, 2012
Photo of sloelco
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

sloelco, Dec 29, 2012
Photo of Dtrain4
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Dtrain4, Dec 29, 2012
Photo of Sipchue
4/5  rDev +5.5%

Sipchue, Dec 29, 2012
Photo of MercerTraieste
3/5  rDev -20.8%

MercerTraieste, Dec 29, 2012
Photo of camelgar
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

camelgar, Dec 29, 2012
Photo of Wally1912
4/5  rDev +5.5%

Wally1912, Dec 29, 2012
Photo of bnes09
3.78/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Whitish orange color and semi-hazy. White head with good retention. Visible bubbles.

Fresh floral and citric aroma. Wheat and yeast character.

Malt flavor of fresh baked wheat bread with live yeast. Orange and coriander spice compliments the citric hop character. HInt of honey sweetness.

Light bodied and highly carbonated. Weak yeast and wheat texture. Light bodied for the style but refreshing, nonetheless.

Descent witbier. Easy drinking and good flavor.

bnes09, Dec 28, 2012
Photo of yankhawk
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

yankhawk, Dec 28, 2012
Photo of ssimpson89
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

ssimpson89, Dec 28, 2012
Photo of HANGOVER
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

HANGOVER, Dec 27, 2012
Photo of srw
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

srw, Dec 27, 2012
Photo of whatyousay
4.75/5  rDev +25.3%

whatyousay, Dec 26, 2012
Photo of bestadler
4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

bestadler, Dec 26, 2012
Photo of BaconManic
3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

BaconManic, Dec 24, 2012
Photo of NickThePyro
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

NickThePyro, Dec 24, 2012
Photo of EvanWilliams
4/5  rDev +5.5%

EvanWilliams, Dec 23, 2012
Photo of edzo22
4/5  rDev +5.5%

edzo22, Dec 22, 2012
Photo of 420drinker
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

420drinker, Dec 22, 2012
Photo of jco3rd
4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

jco3rd, Dec 21, 2012
Photo of dog-ear
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

dog-ear, Dec 21, 2012
Photo of Hopheadjeffery
5/5  rDev +31.9%

Hopheadjeffery, Dec 21, 2012
Photo of HavasuDG
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

HavasuDG, Dec 20, 2012
Hoegaarden Original White Ale from Brouwerij van Hoegaarden
85 out of 100 based on 4,095 ratings.