Hoegaarden Grand Cru | Brouwerij van Hoegaarden

Hoegaarden Grand CruHoegaarden Grand Cru
BA SCORE
4.03/5
372 Ratings
Hoegaarden Grand CruHoegaarden Grand Cru
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij van Hoegaarden
Belgium
hoegaarden.com

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAngel on 10-14-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,480
Reviews:
193
Ratings:
372
pDev:
10.92%
Bros Score:
4.38
 
 
Wants:
108
Gots:
66
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 372 |  Reviews: 193
Photo of ZEB89
3.69/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dandy14
3.73/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bird_soul
4.19/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of josanguapo
4.05/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

From Optimus Beer. In Roquetas de Mar, in shaker glass. Watching Big Bang Theory + Mum. Cross between tripel, with pear notes, and wit, with clove/coriander spicyness. Well adjusted carbonation. Noticeable alcohol but not bother

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Photo of ckollias
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of matuto
4.41/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

330 ml bottle, exp. 07/2017, pouring in a tulip. Great one!

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Photo of Houborg1
3.76/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jerseyislandbeer
3.85/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Zet
3.35/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.25

Murky orange colour with a fluffy head. It has weird brown spots on top of it though (yeast? malt residue?). Smell is a bit yeasty, but mostly absent. Taste has flavours like banana, cloves, coriander, pepper and yeast. Mouth feel is surprisingly silky and smooth. I expect something bolder with a strong belgian pale ale. This was something between a Hefeweizen and a Weizenbock. Fine beers, but not something i'm looking for when pouring a SBPA in a tulip. More bite, less silk please.

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Photo of JTuomi
4.03/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of yaron73
4.24/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A bottle from a Supermarket in Brussels.

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Photo of pau622
4.16/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mcthfg
3.81/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Brew_42
4.1/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Momon
3.88/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jodio
4.42/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of VitorDamasceno
4.13/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of StoutBoi
4.09/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Dzu
3.87/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Antyk
4.04/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Beginner2
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reviewed in "MJ's Great Beers of Belgium", this awaits my review with another tasting.
This Grand Cru (and the original) are listed on the "1001".

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Photo of JeffSK
4.4/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of noz03
4.5/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SirDirtJoe
3.79/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gyorgy
4.35/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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Hoegaarden Grand Cru from Brouwerij van Hoegaarden
Beer rating: 4.03 out of 5 with 372 ratings
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