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Hoegaarden Original White Ale - Brouwerij van Hoegaarden

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BA SCORE
85
very good

3,800 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 3,800
Reviews: 1,617
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 14.78%
Wants: 59
Gots: 225 | 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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cfrances33

Illinois

3.68/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Gingerman in NYC, served in a Hoegaarden hex glass.

Pour: Hazy yellow straw with a finger and a half white head.

Smell: Belgian yeast, clove, cardamom, lemon rind

Taste: Follows the nose with Belgian yeast, wheat sweetness, lemon, and lots of spice. Clove to the max. Almost too much in my opinion.

Mouthfeel: Really light and goes down smooth. Would say refreshing and very drinkable, but the spiciness makes this hard to drink quickly.

Overall: A good classic, but I prefer other wits

Serving type: on-tap

08-07-2012 12:42:25 | More by cfrances33
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OldhouseRecs

North Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -34%

08-07-2012 02:56:04 | More by OldhouseRecs
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vishneda

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

08-07-2012 00:39:58 | More by vishneda
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Thecasehead

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

08-06-2012 23:48:02 | More by Thecasehead
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hanwong


3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

08-06-2012 19:14:22 | More by hanwong
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rClockwork

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

08-06-2012 07:47:48 | More by rClockwork
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burningsnailman

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +5.5%

08-06-2012 04:58:15 | More by burningsnailman
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3FloydsZombie


3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

08-05-2012 22:43:17 | More by 3FloydsZombie
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JustOneMorePlz

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

08-05-2012 22:34:10 | More by JustOneMorePlz
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KVNBGRY

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

08-05-2012 18:14:16 | More by KVNBGRY
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jmtpi

France

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

08-05-2012 18:11:27 | More by jmtpi
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hellraisinT1000


3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

08-05-2012 06:07:24 | More by hellraisinT1000
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Doyle

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

08-05-2012 03:50:49 | More by Doyle
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MattPS

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

08-05-2012 01:14:05 | More by MattPS
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Legra

Kansas

4/5  rDev +5.5%

08-04-2012 19:45:43 | More by Legra
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vinhgoh


4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

08-04-2012 08:27:05 | More by vinhgoh
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wtgannon

Alabama

1/5  rDev -73.6%

08-04-2012 02:33:33 | More by wtgannon
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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

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08-03-2012 22:34:08 | More by
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Rdel444

Louisiana

5/5  rDev +31.9%

08-03-2012 14:29:19 | More by Rdel444
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skloeff

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

08-03-2012 01:34:35 | More by skloeff
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Trevormcraig

Florida

3/5  rDev -20.8%

08-02-2012 22:46:41 | More by Trevormcraig
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LiquidAmber

Washington

3.98/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Review from 7/2010 notes. Poured into a Gulden Draak tulip. Pours a pale, pale opaque amber. White ale is appropriate. Moderate snow white head and lacing, continuous bubble formation. Mild wheat aroma. Wheat and citrus, spicy pleasantly peppery carbonation. This carbonation is unusual and refreshing. Somewhat dry finish with lingering cardamon and bitter spices. Interesting and different.

Serving type: bottle

08-02-2012 22:28:03 | More by LiquidAmber
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nrey15


3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

08-02-2012 20:46:30 | More by nrey15
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hkyplyr73

New York

4/5  rDev +5.5%

08-01-2012 14:26:12 | More by hkyplyr73
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maketheheartglad

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +5.5%

08-01-2012 14:09:39 | More by maketheheartglad
Hoegaarden Original White Ale from Brouwerij van Hoegaarden
85 out of 100 based on 3,800 ratings.