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Hoegaarden Original White Ale | Brouwerij van Hoegaarden

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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

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Added by purplehops on 07-08-2001

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Appearance: Hazy, yellow color with two fingers of creamy white head that fade with a uniform curtain of lace.

Aroma: Wheat malt, yeast, clove, hints of banana and lemon

Taste: Crisp, wheat malt up front with a good amount of carbonation that pops in your mouth. Towards the finish some spiciness and banana oil builds, but still a lot of carbonation prickling the tongue. Finish has a slightly lingering banana and orange rind taste.

The Rest: A solid white ale; a good definition of the style.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Hazy, pale yellow body with a small, white head. Retention leaves a lot to be desired. Light carbonation.

Bright coriander and black pepper over a musty, wheat backbone. Yeast is noticeable. For the simplicity of it, it's very pleasant.

Pretty simple affair here, like the aroma. Sweet wheat right up with a hint of citrus hops. Plenty of coriander. Pepper on the finish.

Light and refreshing. Decent carbonation. Clean, slightly sweet finish.

For the style, it's a worthy contender. Easy to drink and enough flavor to please, this is a solid summer beer.

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Appearance- Hazy pale yellow with a thin white head

Smells- Yeast and spice

Tastes- Some pleasant fruit flavor with spicy notes. A little bit of citrus.

Mouthfeel- Medium body and smooth. Very refreshing

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Hoegaarden Original White Ale from Brouwerij van Hoegaarden
Beer rating: 3.78 out of 5 with 5,311 ratings
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