Brewed by Brouwerij Hoegaarden (InBev)
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Hoegaarden, Belgium


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RATINGS: 939   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Pivceps (9) - SERBIA - NOV 4, 2015 does not count
Loved this beer. What is interesting is that I find a bit of eucaliptus in the nose and flavor. Also pronounced 4-vinyl guaiacol (clove), caramel. It reminds me a bit on Kwak in caramel notes. Not overly sweet, just right. Great, interesting beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ysok02 (843) - MOns, BELGIUM - OCT 29, 2015
Robe blonde, mousse peu abondante. Nez sur les agrumes, la levure, le houblon, le malt, pointe de farine. Bouche à l’attaque fraîche, fruitée, une note acidulée, et une finale amère et équilibrée. Une bière classique, bien équilibrée, agréable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Leightonbl55 (7) - AUSTRALIA - OCT 28, 2015 does not count
citric fruits, belgian spices, yeast, very subtle wheat underlay. really enjoyed this hoegaarden, found it very smooth for the 8.5% ABV, great mouthfeel, would gladly drink again

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kustie (788) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 23, 2015
Bottle. Orange color with quite thick intense head. Aroma has citrus, yeast and spices. Taste is malty with only a little bitter nice aftertaste. Flavors of citrus fruits, yeast and spices.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gurthnar (4787) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 20, 2015
Bottle from Seoul Plaza. Hazy orange colour, stable white head. Aroma betrays fruitiness, yeasty notes as well as typical subtle Belgian spices. All of that is present in flavour as well, in appropriate balance. This is no wit anymore, but a true characterful Belgian strong. Rich and complex, with full mouthfeel, and high carbonation to make it easy drinking. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
fdomig (788) - München, GERMANY - OCT 16, 2015
330ml bottle in "The Drunken Clam" Sanremo, Italy. Aroma is light citrus, light yeast. Appearance is cloudy yellow with a medium entire foam. Taste is light sweet, light bitter. A light dryness. Very nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
LazyPyro (483) - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 15, 2015
330ml bottle. Hazy orange colour with a creamy white head. Lovely aroma of orange, spices, yeast. Smooth feel with a flavour of orange, yeast, malts and mildly spiced, probably with coriander, similar to a standard Hoegaarden. Really love this one, hard to choose which I prefer between this and normal Hoegaarden.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
gustavofnd (217) - SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - OCT 14, 2015
Excelente cerveja. Muit saborosa. Me lembra um pouco a delirium tremens. Tomei em Bruxelas. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Marcius (398) - Geneva, SWITZERLAND - OCT 9, 2015
Golden color, cloudy liquid and nice head. Aroma is fruity and complex. Taste very balanced - sweet and bitter! Great Strong Ale... love it

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
blackisle (1922) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - OCT 4, 2015
Backlog (unknown year, certainly somewhere before 2005). Bottle. Hazy medium amber, good creamy white head, fruity nose, banana, peach, yeast, some coriander, medium sweetbitter and fruity taste, more bitterness and some alcohol at the end.

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