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Hoegaarden Original White Ale - Brouwerij van Hoegaarden

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BA SCORE
86
very good

4,244 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 4,244
Reviews: 1,646
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 14.78%
Wants: 77
Gots: 425 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Xithyl, Nov 08, 2014
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3.9/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Silky white yellow colour with hints of orange and head of two fingers which dissipates fast. The smell is classic of the style with Belgian yeast, coriander and lemon zest on top, plus some spices and skunk on the background. There is some sweetness in the taste with orange juice, coriander, pepper and yeast on top. The mouthfeel is smooth and a bit sirupy, but the sweetness is balanced as it dries up because of the yeast and citric flavours, which add a kind of sharpness.

An ok beer that i would have again if nothing better available. It made a good thirst quencher in Singapore back in the days, when it was this or Tiger beer. Tasty and has some character, but still not near as exciting as Blanche de Namur or Blanche de Bruxelles, which remain on top of the style in my opinion.

DiUr, Nov 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

srsev, Nov 07, 2014
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3.92/5  rDev +3.4%

Gkruszewski, Nov 07, 2014
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NRo, Nov 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

BabaBeer, Nov 06, 2014
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3/5  rDev -20.8%

jdimento, Nov 06, 2014
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LoganMc, Nov 05, 2014
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Phigg1102, Nov 05, 2014
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KGOSU, Nov 05, 2014
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tom5191, Nov 05, 2014
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tux_alin, Nov 03, 2014
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valianes, Oct 27, 2014
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4.56/5  rDev +20.3%

DarraghKS, Oct 27, 2014
Hoegaarden Original White Ale from Brouwerij van Hoegaarden
86 out of 100 based on 4,244 ratings.