Hoegaarden Original White Ale | Brouwerij van Hoegaarden

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86
very good
5,262 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good
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Hoegaarden Original White AleHoegaarden Original White Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij van Hoegaarden
Belgium
hoegaarden.com

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by purplehops on 07-08-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
5,262
Reviews:
1,791
Avg:
3.83
pDev:
14.62%
 
 
Wants:
174
Gots:
1,345
For Trade:
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look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

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Probably one of the worst, if not the worst beer I have ever had. Leaves a horrible taste in your mouth when you finish.

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1.11/5  rDev -71%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

I just simply don't get this style of beer. The coriander and orange mixed together with hops and malts and yeast just have never made any sense to me. The smell is sweet and citrusy at first, but then it turns into something like bolonga. That sounds strnge, but thats what I smell. Very, very bad. It looks alright when poured into the mug. Very pale, cloudy with a big fluffy head. Then it went into my mouth. The spice and the orange and the hops and the malt just don't get along. Couple this with the fact that this bottle aparently has been around for a while. This add a slight oxidized skunky udertone to everything. It's just nausiating. Milllions of people love it. Different strokes. More power to you. In my opinion it's some of the most hidiously undrinkable stuff in existance.

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Hoegaarden Original White Ale from Brouwerij van Hoegaarden
3.83 out of 5 based on 5,262 ratings.
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