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Brewed by Brouwerij Hoegaarden (InBev)
Style: Belgian White (Witbier)
Hoegaarden, Belgium
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 238   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This refreshing, easily drinkable wheat beer has a foggy yellow-white color which it gets from typical ingredients including wheat, plus reyeasting in the bottle.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hermod (3129) - Vantaa, FINLAND - APR 6, 2012
25cl bottle. BBE 08/2012. Poured hazy yellowish with a frothy, lasting white head. Lovely citrusy aroma, yeast and typical witbier spicy. Flavor is the same, citrus and yeast rules. Refreshing. High carbonation. Lasting fruity finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Grzesiek79 (3175) - Radom, POLAND - FEB 11, 2012
roasty, cereal, bread, vanilla, rotten eggs, bubblegum, amber, clear, minimal head, white foam, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, heavily sour, medium body, creamy, astringent, average carbonation,

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tderoeck (4490) - Gent, BELGIUM - FEB 6, 2012
30/I/2012 25cl bottle from Delhaize @ home - BB: 12/IX/12 (2012-77)

Cloudy muddy beige beer, big off-white head, unstable, non adhesive. Aroma: hay, wheat, some flowers, citric hops, grassy, sweet candi sugar. MF: soft carbon, light body. Taste: some sweet malts in the start, wheaty sour notes, bit of citrus, grassy. Aftertaste: some lemon, bitter hops, bit sweet.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Belial (71) - BELGIUM - JAN 30, 2012
an amazing white beer, suble in aroma and extremely tasty. A little less "flat" than your average white beer. Apparently only produced in winter time. Pretty much no aftertaste. No head. Very interesting beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tommann (2666) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2012
250ml bottle. Pours a hazy light orange with a small head. Aroma is lemon, clove and yeast. Taste has lemon to start. Hint of clove and yeast on the finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Storm_Warning (77) - Suffolk, ENGLAND - JAN 23, 2012
Iím currently drinking this while I am typing. First off there is a slight lack of aroma in this beer, a bit of a yeast smell and a gentle banana note in there too. The beer has a nice gold coloured unfiltered look but for me there was a sufficient lack of a good head, it produced a small one but dissipated fast. The taste is what you would expect from a Hoegaarden witbier, wheaty, a bit yeastier and a bit spicier during the aftertaste. Incredibly refreshing and drinkable none the less! Nice feel on the tongue and throughout the mouth but like I said before, the lack of a quality head leaves you without a tickle of foam on the top lip. Overall I canít complain for the price I paid, definitely enjoyable and definitely worth a try!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Borup (5779) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JAN 20, 2012
Bottle from Belgisk Bryg. hazy yellow colour with a white head. Aroma and flavour of fruit, spice, yeast and malt.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Countbeer (4373) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - JAN 19, 2012
Bottle: Medium to bigger vast white head on top of a hazy darker yellow colored beer. Smell wheat, glue, orange, lemon, yeast, malts. Taste nasty bitter, nasty malts, glue, some hops and herbs, light yeasty with a light fruity touch. Not really out of balance, but doesnít seem to be well bodied either. Missing some bite and the glue seems to be irritatingly present! Aftertaste is short and only seems to excists of wheat yeast and glue. Medium carbo, tingly lively mouthfeel, lightly medium body and a watery texture. I donít know if it is better fresh, this beer isnít that old but seems to have lost track of the real Hoegaarden.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BelgBeerGeek (1297) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - JAN 5, 2012
From backlog

Head: large, off white, creamy/bubbly
Colour: gold
Smell: bit of wheats, yeast, malts, sweetcorn
Taste: sweet malty character, bitterness from the yeast and malts, hopy bitter longlasting taste , dry end , spicey after

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (10875) - DENMARK - DEC 29, 2011
Bottle. Unclear dark yellow with big off-white head. Aroma is wheat, coriander, fruit and yeast. Flavour is malt, wheat, coriander, yeast, fruit, hops, medium sweet, spices, little watery and medium bitter.


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