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Hoegaarden Original White Ale | Brouwerij van Hoegaarden

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BA SCORE
3.78/5
Very Good
5,312 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

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

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#17,533
Reviews:
1,803
Ratings:
5,312
pDev:
14.81%
Bros Score:
3.6
 
 
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177
Gots:
1,381
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of keithmurray
4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance - cloudy, hazy straw color with fluffy white head

smell - wheat, citrus, lemon peel, coriander, ginger

taste - lots of citrus upfront, lemon, limes, wheat, coriander, ginger

mouthfeel - refreshing, light, light bodied, light carbonation, good flavor on the finish on this

overall - solid representation of the style, refreshing for those summer days, recommended

Price Point - $8.59/6pk

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4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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3.7/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Starts with a decent head but it dies to a single layer of minute bubbles. Leaves some modest, streaky lace. Not as cloudy as most wits. Green-yellow color.

Classic wheat smell.

Spicy and peppery upfront flavor. Smooth feel but thin. I'm not a fan of wheats, but this one seems to fit the profile very well.

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4/5  rDev +5.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -27.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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4/5  rDev +5.8%

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3/5  rDev -20.6%

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4/5  rDev +5.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +19%

Photo of shigg85
3.53/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had a bottle of this at Ginza Aster in Ginza, Tokyo. Poured into a Hoegaarden wide-mouthed pint glass. Pours a beautiful cloudy wheat hue with a thick white tasty head on it. Strong presence of hops, wheat, and other florals as well as some orange and bitters. The mouthfeel is smooth enough, leaving me with the sense that this was a quality Belgian witbier. I could drink a few of these before I started to get tired of the wheat flavor. Overall, a great ubiquitous option for brews.

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5/5  rDev +32.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3/5  rDev -20.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Hoegaarden Original White Ale from Brouwerij van Hoegaarden
Beer rating: 3.78 out of 5 with 5,312 ratings
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