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:
No notes at this time.

Added by purplehops on 07-08-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
5,262
Reviews:
1,791
Avg:
3.83
pDev:
14.62%
 
 
Wants:
174
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1,348
For Trade:
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Ratings: 5,262 |  Reviews: 1,791
Photo of jaredtp
3.12/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This beer is a decent beer. The taste is not that bad. It was an ok beer. I enjoyed it, but it was not my favorite beer that I have had. But I still would recomend it to frends and family. It just was not my favprite type of beer. I still would recommend it to friends that I drink with.

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Photo of PvtSnowball
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Purchased from one of the local cigar lounges.

A: Cloudy, straw gold with decent head and retention.

S: Wheat, spice and citrus. Nice.

T: Same as the smell. Clean but complex.

M: Refreshing and smooth.

O: This is a very nice warm weather beer. Possibly my favorite wit.

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Photo of JLSIV
3.94/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance-Cloudy pale yellow, but very consistent, one of the best heads, pours big, stays big, with a lot of lacing.

Smell-Clean yeast background, with a hint of wheat notes…your nose tells you this has a belgian nose

Taste-just the right hint of cloves, some say coriander, I am not sure if that is what I get, very light on the citrus, which is what I like…all three of these should be background notes…to let the grains and malt come through. I like this more and more each time I drink it.

Mouthfeel- smooth at the front, with a little alcohol hit at the back. Finishes crisp. Refreshing. Just a little bitter, like right at the start of ales transition from pilsner

Overall-A really nice beer, use a pint glass and really let the head out.

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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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