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


on tap

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 878   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
The Verboden Vrucht (Forbidden Fruit) is one of a kind. It is traditionally brewed with a mysterious blend of dark malts and flavored with spices. It underwent a slow second fermentation in the bottle so it matures into a delicious tasting beer with a complex flavor and a wonderful flavor balance between sweet and dry. Keep up this beer in a dark place and pour it at 5-6°C. Flavored with spices.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fules (833) - Gyöngyös, HUNGARY - JUL 7, 2016
Átlátszatlan, vörösbe hajló barna szín, közepes, tartós hab. Illata nem túl erős, de határozottan búzás, enyhe gyümölcsös vonással. Szénsavas, fűszeres - mintha halvány borsos íze lenne -, komlós ízvilág, amihez enyhe keserűsség és gyümölcsösség párosul. Utóíze enyhén kesernyés, savanykás, az utóbbi sokáig meg is marad. Telt sör.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CofradiaMCarlosV (31) - SPAIN - JUL 4, 2016
This beer is very well done. The taste is sweet but equilibrated. However it has an alcoholic taste that comes back that we didn’t appretiate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Powerage71 (25) - SPAIN - JUN 24, 2016
Me ha gustado mucho. Aroma y sabor muy diferentes a lo que nos tiene acostumbrados esta marca.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KoNrRiI (1230) - Ĺrhus, DENMARK - JUN 12, 2016
0.33 bottle. A clear, brown color and a large off-white head leaving some good lacing. Aroma is composed of spices, yeasts, and flowers - a typical Belgian. Taste is quite sweet once again with spices, yeasts, fruits, and some flowers; it also introduced a bit of caramel. A medium to full body, a creamy texture, and a soft carbonation. The finish is long and sweet, relatively good. Overall the beer is really pleasant, it would seem that Hoegaarden can brew something more than a commercial Witbier.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrNosha (1734) - Baden Württemberg, GERMANY - MAY 30, 2016
0,33l Flasche. Bernsteinfarbenes Bier, flacher Schaum. Malz und Kräuterduft. Süss im Antrunk. Hopfen und Karamell.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MBlessing (906) - Württemberg, GERMANY - MAY 30, 2016
Dunkles trübes Bernstein schöner schaum, Geruch malzig karamell würzig, Geschmack kräftig malzig karamell leichte süße kräuterig trocken ein Klassiker der Belgian strong ales

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
MartyW (112) - DENMARK - MAY 28, 2016
Bottle. Hazy dark amber beer with a huge light brown head. Aroma is sweet with notes of spices and yeast, slight fruit. Flavour is really sweet, candy sugar. Notes of fruit, spices, yeast. Finishes off with a slight burn in the throat of alcohol and yeast flavour.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Florya (1802) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAY 22, 2016
How : bottle Appearance : almost clear light brown with a minimal off-white head Aroma : plums, caramel, dried fruits, orange peel and some herbal tones. Palate : medium body, average carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sjogro (2851) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 13, 2016
Bottle at home. Clear amber with white head. Sweet toasted malts, sugar, alcohol, gumball coating, coriander leaves, soapiness, cloves, alcohol, obvious yeast presence. Candy sweet with some stale bitter counterpart. Under medium body, just below average carbonation. Liquid ’Sinterklaasschuimpjes’.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
pitch992 (126) - SLOVENIA - APR 23, 2016
bready, caramel, low fruitiness (cherries/prunes), some vanilla. Dark amber, hazy, off white head, good retention. Bready, toasty, caramel, low fruity, some vanilla, smooth gentle alcohol. Low sweetness. Overall nicely balanced, pleasantly complex. Enjoyable.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page  1  2  3 4 5 » 88

Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50