Hoegaarden Original White Ale | Brouwerij van Hoegaarden

very good
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Hoegaarden Original White AleHoegaarden Original White Ale

Brewed by:
Brouwerij van Hoegaarden

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

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4.75/5  rDev +23.7%

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3/5  rDev -21.9%

Photo of UKBeerDrinker
1.6/5  rDev -58.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

looks like a wheat beer cloudy, straw coloured but tasted sickly sweet. no bitterness just nasty there's light refreshing beers and there's nasty beers this one was nasty.

I know I didn't give it a full review but this is one of the only beers out of hundreds I didn't like.

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Photo of freewill35
4/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Joelj09
4.17/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured out of bottle into a wheat beer glass with a very frothy head containing very small bubbles.

Appearance-very light color as expected for a Belgian Wheat, but i was hoping for something with a little more color.

Smell-traditional wheat type smell, had a slightly sweeter smell than one would expect for a beer but overall satisfying.

Taste-a nice crisp wheat taste to begin with a very smooth middle that was quite satisfying, you get a small, light bit of orange and malt on the end into a very subtle aftertaste.

mouthfeel-tasted a little flat on the carbonation (probably due to the fact that that it was not a chilled glass) overall very full giving off the different types of flavors as it moves through the mouth and throat.

overall-very nice beer, extremely satisfied considering the price (paid about $8.50 for a six-pack)

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2.5/5  rDev -34.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

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2/5  rDev -47.9%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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2.75/5  rDev -28.4%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +23.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Photo of Cavanaghty
4.02/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into a sample glass.

Appearance: Clear Yellow color with about a finger of white head and a little lacing on the glass.

Smell: Wheat and citrus notes.

Mouthfeel/Taste: Light bodied and smooth, well balanced. Taste of citrus, wheat, and maybe some banana. Flavor was good but not overwhelming.

Overall: Very enjoyable beer. I have had it several times before and never really paid much attention to it until now. For a mainstream import, its pretty good. I will have this beer again.

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2.75/5  rDev -28.4%

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5/5  rDev +30.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Hoegaarden Original White Ale from Brouwerij van Hoegaarden
3.84 out of 5 based on 5,275 ratings.
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