Hoegaarden Original White Ale | Brouwerij van Hoegaarden

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BA SCORE
3.78/5
Very Good
5,363 Ratings
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

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Added by purplehops on 07-08-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#19,636
Reviews:
1,809
Ratings:
5,363
pDev:
14.81%
Bros Score:
3.6
 
 
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It's one of the hell out beer! It's taste is awesome, you'll never taste a beer like this, is tasty orange citric feel and his beautiful green color it only make it better. Better consumes very cool, or draft, in bottle it might be a little fuzzy cause the gas, it's a tradicionaly wite beer, go for yourself

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A; As a wit beer should, big pillow, lasting, lacing head, translucent, sunny, straw body.
S: Offers up the witbier essentials. Sweet, small orange zest, spicy coriander and tangy Wheat. Big Cream of Wheat.
T: It's all there, following that reliable aroma. Between smell and taste, I give smell the edge.. Tame, with orange peel being the long note on top of creamy wheat seasoned with pepper and coriander. Balanced.
MF: too thin, well carbonated, feels a bit mass produced. Not memorable like better belgians.
Overall: Steady eddie. Peppery, spicey in the finish.

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Hoegaarden Original White Ale from Brouwerij van Hoegaarden
Beer rating: 3.78 out of 5 with 5,363 ratings