Hoegaarden Original White Ale | Brouwerij van Hoegaarden

BA SCORE
86
very good
5,237 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:
5,237
Reviews:
1,779
Avg:
3.83
pDev:
14.62%
 
 
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173
Gots:
1,329
For Trade:
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Pale golden peachy colour, one finger of white head with some lace. Smell is yeasty and spicy, orange peel, malty, light lemony notes, decent amount of citrus as well. Taste is yeasty and "wheaty" citrus, orange, coriander, spicy, soft malt bill, spicy aftertaste with orange peel in the finish. Med-high carbonation, medium carbonation, medium body and fairly dry, good feel. Nice and easy drinking, haven't had this in a while and don't remember it being as good as this, I would have this again down the road though.

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Poured from a 11.2 oz bottle into a pint glass. Reviewed live.

A- Two finger white head, fluffy with quick retention diminishing. Very pale orange color with little clarity. Minimal lacing.

S- Wheat and citrus esters. Not a bad smell at all. Has some of the same attributes as weizen beers.

T- Bready flavor with citrus distinctly in play. Average.

M- Very carbonated and it lends itself to chewiness.

O- Before I got into beer, I thought this was a very good one. Nope, just an average one.

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Hoegaarden Original White Ale from Brouwerij van Hoegaarden
3.83 out of 5 based on 5,237 ratings.
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