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Hoegaarden Original White Ale | Brouwerij van Hoegaarden

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BA SCORE
3.78/5
Very Good
5,306 Ratings
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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:
#17,339
Reviews:
1,801
Ratings:
5,306
pDev:
14.81%
Bros Score:
3.6
 
 
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4.06/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Cloudy yellow/gold color medium feel and carbonation. Aroma was of malt,grain,bread,citrus,fruit peel, and spice. A lot going on with the aroma and the taste was the same. It was a great beer to have with food(had this on tap at a bar with friends while eating dinner) first time having this as well as from this brewery and definitely would have it again

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3.91/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pale yellow body, white head and lacing. Quiet nose, a bit of lemon and sour grains. Flavor has strong banana notes, lemon and cracker malts, and a tart close. Delicious.

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

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

This beer pours a very light golden color, almost white. Not clear. White head. The nose has got citrus notes, quite pleasing. The taste is light, refreshing, citrus. Creamy feel, and quite full bodied. A delicious wit. Top notch

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Best beer I have ever drank it's the last beer I want to drink in my life all fives from me it's a perfect brew

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4.03/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.81/5  rDev +27.2%
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.87/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Hazy medium straw colored (pineapple juice) brew with a nice white head. Belgian yeast scent with banana and clove, maybe something grassy on top. Lighter and slightly sweet with the normal Belgian flavors, a bit of spice on the finish once it warms a bit. A bit thin but bordering on creamy with less carbonation. I know this is a classic but I bet more carbonation would result in a better beer here. That being said, this here is pretty good.

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Hoegaarden Original White Ale from Brouwerij van Hoegaarden
Beer rating: 3.78 out of 5 with 5,306 ratings
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