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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: 3759   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.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
beerbuzzmontreal (3490) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 26, 2004
Cloudy pale blonde color, thin white head. Nice aroma of citrus, maybe spices also. The flavor is mostly citrus, maybe spices too. Light to medium body, oily mouthfeel. This is a mainstream witbier, it is easily drinkable by a lot of people, but it’s not very good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopdog (9453) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 26, 2004
Poured a hazy/cloudy yellow with an averaged sized head. Aromas and tastes of lemons and citris. One of the best Witbiers out there. Very easy to drink...

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jefcon (1451) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - JUL 24, 2004
Cloudy and pale in the glass, with a delicate white head. Aromas of lemon and citrus, slight smell of yeast. This beer has a diminutive taste, but is complex and very subtle -- maybe a little too subtle to appreciate the flavors and spice, however. I expected more from this witbier.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Wheatsheaf (104) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 19, 2004
330ml bottle. A hazy, pale yellow witbier that pours with a foamy, lasting head. White bread aroma with a lemony accent. Light body with a creamy/watery mouthfeel and soft carbonation. Bready, wheaty, and pasta-like flavour has some citrus notes. Dry, lightly bitter finish. Coriander and orange peel tastes aren’t particularly noticeable. Still a relatively pleasant summer drink, but seems to have lost much of its character over the last few years. This is the unoffensive, mainstream version of a beer that was once much better.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lytzenhoff (27) - Fuen, DENMARK - JUL 18, 2004
Very interesting beer, with a well balanced taste (and content) of yeast. Fruity and a little bit spicy taste.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
emotv (353) - Izmir, TURKEY - JUL 18, 2004
This is such a beautifull beer.Looks pale yellow contains some yeast inside.Easy drinking and fresh beer.Nice after taste.Stays in your tongue for hours.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrWalker (926) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 16, 2004
UPDATED: JAN 10, 2005 Keg @ Akkurat, Stockholm
Served in iced glasses. Very summery drink. Mother of all wit-beers? A bit thinner than I remember, might be due to temperature.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
NoiZe (2323) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - JUL 14, 2004
UPDATED: JUL 17, 2005 Good white beer. Gold coloured, perfect colour. Very nice beer. Especially for long hot summer evenings. Fruity and fresh taste.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Emil (6065) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 13, 2004
UPDATED: JAN 21, 2005 Great white color, looks good in that big Hoegaarden glas, nice yeasty citrus aroma, fresh taste. Medium body. Kind of like this beer...........sometimes.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JonR888710 (999) - Cochabamba, BOLIVIA - JUL 13, 2004
Orangish yellow body with fluffy white head. Smells of clove, citrus and wheat. Taste is a little tart, smooth on tongue and shows more of the asaid wheat, clove and citrus tang. Pretty good white, certainly more creamy than most. Very good.


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