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Brewed by Brouwerij Hoegaarden (InBev)
Style: Low Alcohol
Hoegaarden, Belgium

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2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
kevnic2008 (7097) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - APR 17, 2014
Cloudy yellow color, white head. Aroma of wheat, grain, citrus. Flavor is grainy, yeasty, light wheaty, salty, citrus.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
avw1982 (87) - Giessenburg, NETHERLANDS - SEP 30, 2013
33cl can @ home. Nice alcoholfree beer. Nice white head and a very refreshing taste. Close to the regular Hoegaarden.

1.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
tderoeck (4069) - Gent, BELGIUM - AUG 23, 2013
25/VII/13 - 33cl can @ my parents’ place - BB: 27/V/14 (2013-666) Thanks to my dad for splitting this, would’ve been a waste if I opened one just for myself ;-)

Little cloudy orange to pale beige beer, small fizzy white head, unstable, non adhesive. Aroma: typical Hoegaarden smell, lots of coriander, wheat touch, grains, bit of citrus peel, some oranges. MF: soft carbon, light body. Taste: sweet sugary start, bit of grains, sourish, lemony touch, slightly bitter. Aftertaste: lots of coriander, spicy, still sugary, lemony touch.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
altonbrownd (4615) - Brussels, BELGIUM - AUG 14, 2013
Can from Carrefour. Hazy grapefruit body with medium head. Nose is sweet, citrus, lemon notes. Taste is slightly malty, fruits, citrus. Quite nice actually but it doesn’t taste like beer at all, more like a smooth juice soda. I know it doesn’t have any alcohol but it doesn’t even taste like it wants to pretend.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Douberd (1702) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - FEB 13, 2013
Bottle of 300 ml @ home. The bottle has a yellowish label, so I thought at first that it was an alcohol free version of the Hoegaarden Citron. Anyway. Poured into a weizen glass. Colour is lile the original’s Hoegaarden, camomile like, only less hazy and actually semi-transparent. Head is creamy with a white colour, two fingers in height, very quickly becoming just half a finger. There, it stays for quite long. Activity in the glass is a average. Aroma is quite similar to the original Goegaarden, with citrus fruits, only much stronger lemon aroma, and sort of artificial too. Taste is mostly of lemons and a corn syrup aftertaste left behind. Not so strong as with other alcohol free beers though and at least it doesn’t linger that long in your mouth. Thin on the body as expected and light carbonation. Overall a nice alcohol free beer, for those times you’re not allowed to have a normal beer.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 23, 2012

Can 330ml. @ The Danish Summer Gathering, TFODRBSG12, Ulfborg.

Unclear matt light yellow colour with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, white head. Aroma is light malty, moderate yeasty, citrus, lemon, spicy, coriander. Flavour is moderate sweet with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20120818]

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Dedollewaitor (13390) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 22, 2012
Bottle @ The 5th Danish Summer Gathering Ulfborg, 2012. Pours clear golden with a small off white head. Grain, lemon juice and paper. Thin.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Plovmand (6176) - Helsinge, DENMARK - AUG 18, 2012
Can. Pours cloudy yellow with a medium white head. The aroma is sweet and artificial lime. The flavour is the same.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Meilby (6415) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 18, 2012
Can 330ml @ fonefan
Pours slightly hazy golden with a white head. Aroma has notes of malt and lime. Taste is light sweet and light bitter. Body is light, texture is thin, carbonation is soft.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
yngwie (12682) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 18, 2012
Can. A hazy, yellow-orange beer topped by a small, dense, white head. Rather lemony nose, almost like a radler, leaving little room for coriander, wheat and orange peel. In the flavor the lemon is weaker, but still overpowering the other flavors one expect from a Hoegaarden. Medium body, quite dry. Quite drinkable, but it’s not much beer flavor or aroma going on. 120818


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