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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 3583   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Unfiltered Belgian White, flavored with coriander and orange peel, creating a sweet & sour taste.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Boutip (4656) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 22, 2003
Bottle - Hazy white brew with a nice white foamy head with good retention. Aroma of coriander is strong but pleasant. Body is medium and good have been a bit stronger. Very refreshing beer for those hot summer days.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Eyedrinkale (3213) - Astoria, New York, USA - DEC 21, 2003
UPDATED: SEP 23, 2005 My favorite Belgian White. Draft version is spectacular. Nice yellow color and oh so refreshing.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jaymobrown (1649) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 20, 2003
Really hazy light yellow color - sort of like LemonHeads with a crystalized sugar look. Neat little head, and good lacing. Sweet lemon nose, nothing over the top but pleasant. Mostly lemon flavors, and really didn't taste any sourness, which is fine. I find it to be good example of its style.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DKlovesbeer (172) - Sarasota, Florida, USA - DEC 19, 2003
UPDATED: DEC 27, 2003 This beer pours beautifully with a clean white head and a golden white body that is chock full of sediment. Has a nice aroma of fruit, bubble gum, wheat malt, and coriander. Finishes with a slightly sour fruit taste. This is the first White Beer I have tried and I was very pleased. Even at the nine dollars I paid for a six-pack I would buy this again. Overall I think Hoegaarden White is a delicious and refreshing beer that is perfect for summer fare and hits the spot when you want something different.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DragonStout (1408) - Pickerington, Ohio, USA - DEC 17, 2003
Pours kind of cloudy with a nice frothy head.Has tastes of fruits.Not too bitter with a nice clean finish

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nickchalk (229) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 15, 2003
Very pale yellow-white, nice large white head. Some spices in the aroma, some wheat and banana as well. Flavour is well balanced between sweet and bitter, some nice spices, lemon. Creamy palate. Overal not bad. Bottle.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
wildchefbill (245) - Sarasota, Florida, USA - DEC 15, 2003
Pours a very pale, murky yellow with a large white head and tremendous lace. Aroma is yeast and malt, like raw bread dough with orange. Flavor is sweet, citrus, spicy, with a little acid. A slightly bitter finish with a dry aftertaste. Amazingly complex beer for one that is light, refreshing and little watery. Good carbonation. An excellent beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Trogdor (196) - Cairns, AUSTRALIA - DEC 14, 2003
UPDATED: MAR 6, 2004 wheaty aroma with soft citrus and biscuity aromas. cloudy golden colouration with big rocky head. biscuity wheat with orange and hint of lime flavours. medium, smooth body, with light bitterness and slightly drying palate. nice refreshing subtle complexity, lots of flavours without any one flavour being overpowering.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TC2642 (265) - Worcester, Worcestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 12, 2003
Nice spicy and orange aroma with the same in the tasting. What I would say detracts somewhat from this beer is that it is slightly to watery for my taste. I prefer this in summer, it's a nice refreshing beer on a hot day.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jeppe (2631) - Ølbutikken, DENMARK - DEC 9, 2003
I tend to buy these on draught only, because they come in a huge and very cool heavy-weight glass..!! Very small head and a good hazy yellow body. Good citrus and wheat aroma and a nice wheaty taste. Coriander and orange peel. Pretty good wheat beer and better than most German weissen in my opinion!


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