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Hoegaarden Original White Ale - Brouwerij van Hoegaarden

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BA SCORE
85
very good

4,435 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 4,435
Reviews: 1,669
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 15.08%
Wants: 94
Gots: 550 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Brouwerij van Hoegaarden visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Witbier |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Sipped into a chilled tumbler from a .25l bottle.
A: Hazy, colour between lemonade and honey yellow. Lots of yeast sediment.
S: Interesting combination of a classical wheat beer scent (banana whiff) and that of a Belgian ale (characteristic smell of Belgian yeasts, with some honey), together with slight indication of spices. Most appealing component of this beer.
T: Honey, spices, banana, yeast. Some roasted wheat appears shyly in the background. Well balanced.
M: Light body and profound carbonation. Refreshing in summer, but a slightly fuller body wouldn't hurt.

All in all, one nice Belgian wit. Maybe not as striking like some German top hefe-weissen, but has enough complexity to charm with every tasting.

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Hoegaarden Original White Ale from Brouwerij van Hoegaarden
85 out of 100 based on 4,435 ratings.