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Hoegaarden Original White Ale - Brouwerij van Hoegaarden

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BA SCORE
86
very good

4,327 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 4,327
Reviews: 1,652
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 14.81%
Wants: 82
Gots: 474 | FT: 1
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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Photo of newton99
2.74/5  rDev -27.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

another one of the mix six beers i am going to review . a odd color reminds me of hazy pear or pineapple juice with a wispy head . a nice aroma of citrus and bananas. taste is typical to the style and is well balanced . it is a nice beer that for me would have been better on a warmer day . will have again.

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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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3/5  rDev -20.6%

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3/5  rDev -20.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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2.5/5  rDev -33.9%

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5/5  rDev +32.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

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4/5  rDev +5.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +19%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -14%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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3/5  rDev -20.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of tonton
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

I love Hoegaarden, but the wheatiness can be overwhelming at times. Absolutely love the iconic glass, which is fun to share with a petite companion. The smell is a bit off-putting.

On one hand, Hoegaarden is wonderful because of the glass, the beautiful appearance, and the availability. It's not so good because of the smell and the taste, at least compared to other wheats.

Not having tried Erdinger or Maisel recently, I can honestly say that it's my least favorite wheat beer.

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4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of dorfenheim
4.01/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This ale is easy to like and very hard to hate. I've had Hoegaarden both from the bottle and on tap, and I've never noticed a significant difference between them. I enjoy mine with a slice and squirt of orange. As others have noted, Hoegaarden might not be quite as good as competitors like Allagash White, but it's cheaper and always refreshing.

Hoegaarden Original White Ale from Brouwerij van Hoegaarden
86 out of 100 based on 4,327 ratings.