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Hoegaarden Original White Ale | Brouwerij van Hoegaarden

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BA SCORE
3.78/5
Very Good
5,313 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:
#17,597
Reviews:
1,803
Ratings:
5,313
pDev:
14.81%
Bros Score:
3.6
 
 
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177
Gots:
1,382
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Ratings: 5,313 |  Reviews: 1,803
Photo of thecheapies
3.88/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Cloudy straw color with a lovely frothy head. Looks like frothed milk on chamomile tea. 4.0

Mostly coriander and wheat in the nose with a touch of sweet lemon. 3.5

Musty Belgian yeast with some chalkiness, lemon curd, wheat malts, subdued hops, and coriander spice. The quintessential witbier flavor. Touch of banana and fruit tartness. Finishes very, very clean. 4.0

Luggingly medium in body with a milky feel. Spicy and quenching. Seemingly sessionable. 4.0

A quality wit that gets thrown about in fruit beers or stouts as a mixer. Great as is. Tis the season. 4.0

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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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3.3/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

To me, this is a largely overrated beer. Granted, I am not a big fan of wits, but I really don't think Hoegaarden has as much depth as some of the better beers in this style. It feels light, but that floral taste is just overwhelming. A little more lemon zest would be nice. Something.

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Hoegaarden Original White Ale from Brouwerij van Hoegaarden
Beer rating: 3.78 out of 5 with 5,313 ratings
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