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Hoegaarden Original White Ale - Brouwerij van Hoegaarden

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BA SCORE
85
very good

4,013 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 4,013
Reviews: 1,629
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 14.78%
Wants: 70
Gots: 328 | 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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Buschyfor3

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +5.5%

08-17-2014 00:14:44 | More by Buschyfor3
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rpbisaillon

New York

4/5  rDev +5.5%

08-16-2014 22:06:44 | More by rpbisaillon
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OldSmaug

North Carolina

3.72/5  rDev -1.8%

08-16-2014 21:40:39 | More by OldSmaug
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BarrelAgedG

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

08-16-2014 21:28:17 | More by BarrelAgedG
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Deana

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

08-16-2014 18:22:53 | More by Deana
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WoostaBia

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Good choice for summer wheat. It always tastes different every time i try it.

08-16-2014 15:11:25 | More by WoostaBia
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NeilRaja


4/5  rDev +5.5%

08-16-2014 13:34:53 | More by NeilRaja
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bird_soul

Netherlands

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

08-16-2014 12:31:36 | More by bird_soul
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thgreatrandini

Pennsylvania

3.48/5  rDev -8.2%

08-16-2014 08:20:55 | More by thgreatrandini
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TastefulNudity

California

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

I wanted to dislike this beer because it wasn't "craft,"

But honestly, it's solid. Sweetest banana/clove/bubblegum scent I've had from a wit. Light, rounded, yeasty taste with good carbonation. Have it at least once.

08-16-2014 08:08:52 | More by TastefulNudity
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KyleSweetsema

Minnesota

4.08/5  rDev +7.7%

08-16-2014 04:49:55 | More by KyleSweetsema
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BuddyZ

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

08-15-2014 23:15:14 | More by BuddyZ
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petewheeler

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

08-15-2014 22:42:26 | More by petewheeler
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Dgiand

Michigan

4/5  rDev +5.5%

08-15-2014 21:05:32 | More by Dgiand
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ktforce


3.4/5  rDev -10.3%

08-15-2014 18:51:01 | More by ktforce
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sokol_1993

France

4/5  rDev +5.5%

08-15-2014 15:17:35 | More by sokol_1993
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emincems

Turkey

2.75/5  rDev -27.4%

08-14-2014 06:07:51 | More by emincems
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DennisYee


4.52/5  rDev +19.3%

08-14-2014 06:07:06 | More by DennisYee
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sjrodriguez

California

2/5  rDev -47.2%

08-14-2014 05:19:58 | More by sjrodriguez
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Jemes21

New Jersey

3.44/5  rDev -9.2%

08-14-2014 04:42:29 | More by Jemes21
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The-Adjunct-Hippie

South Dakota

4.8/5  rDev +26.6%

Served in an 11.2 oz glass bottle. First time I tried it I thought it was heaven on earth in a bottle. Now I'm going to piece it apart bit by bit so you can read just how great this brew is.

Appearance - not pouring tonight but has a great head.

Smell - sweet pickles, cooked hamburgers at the dinner table (I'm not kidding), citrus peels, fresh wheat, light banana and orange.

Taste - Dreamy. Orangey. A little non-offending copper on the tail end. Has a bitter that is not like other bitters. This is how it's supposed to be, friends. Finishes so smooth you want another drink. Sit back and enjoy life, my friend...you've got great beer in your hands.

Mouthfeel - Smooth with just the right amount of carbonation.

Overall - This is as close to perfection as I've had thus far - and I have a very hard time giving perfect reviews. What beer smells like an american cook-out and yet tastes so absolutely heavenly? I'm afraid if I drank only Hoegaarden I would a) go broke, and b) never want to drink any other beer, ever. You owe it to yourself to at least give this beer a try. Best in its class, and it just may be the best flippin' beer, ever. Period.

08-14-2014 04:35:18 | More by The-Adjunct-Hippie
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HookemHoos

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

08-13-2014 14:11:30 | More by HookemHoos
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Bob2503


3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

08-13-2014 02:53:05 | More by Bob2503
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timotao

New York

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

08-12-2014 03:31:53 | More by timotao
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paulcdc

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

08-12-2014 02:44:55 | More by paulcdc
Hoegaarden Original White Ale from Brouwerij van Hoegaarden
85 out of 100 based on 4,013 ratings.