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%
 
 
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in Hoegaarden hexagonal pint.

Appearance: Light gold, head thick in texture not in frame, maybe 1/8 off the body

Smell: light citrus, little lemon and real light on the hops

Taste: light lemon, little off sweet if that makes sense,  not very complex but easy and I do mean easy to drink

Mouth: bubbly texture with a medium to heavy carbonation simply smooth.

Overall: this is your serious hot weather beer, I like it a lot but don't love it. I mean to each their own, Salud!

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YUM!

The strength here more than any other brew I've ever had us in its texture. It's just creamy and delicious with a wonderful cloudy appearance, richly smooth and subtle flavors of zest and corriander, and a refreshing light aroma to match. Great for any occasion.

There are stronger more bold witbiers but this one serves as being generally strong in every category, and would be an excellent step for anybody who isn't looking for intensity but who would like to find something more interesting and more satisfying than the mass produced water beers.

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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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