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


on tap

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RATINGS: 4023   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
Unfiltered Belgian White, flavored with coriander and orange peel, creating a sweet & sour taste.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
zawacki (2) - Carol Stream, Illinois, USA - JUL 17, 2005 does not count
Being quite new to tasting specialty beers of the world, I know I’ll run across other great beers, but this one has to be one of the finest of the whites to me right now.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Otje (678) - Veendam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 15, 2005
i’ve had celis white just before this one... aroma: spices, lemon, other spices. taste: lemon, koriander, bit sweet. i liked celis white much better in taste and palate. not bad though!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
harrisoni (16592) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 15, 2005
On tap at County Hotel, JDW, Ashford Really refreshing especially with half a slice on lemon. Good wheat beer with just a tang of orange and coriander. If nothing else is on I am quite happy to have this

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarkoR (865) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 12, 2005
Very good witbier. Superb head. Nice taste, surprising to the palate. Recommended.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 18/20
orimo (19) - tokyo, JAPAN - JUL 11, 2005
this beer is fabulous! clear taste and spicy flavor. in Japan, the number of the pub where we can get this beer is increasing these days.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
JahNoth (1039) - Rochester, New York, USA - JUL 10, 2005
Classic belgian wit, for sure. Cloudy, white appearance. Aroma of banana and grapefruit. Flavor is laced with orange and bananas, as well as baking soda. Drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HogTownHarry (6372) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - JUL 10, 2005
UPDATED: NOV 10, 2006 Draught on hot patio at Fionn MacCool’s. Pours with a big, fine, white small rocked head, a thin lacing left behind - in the stupid oversized Hoegaarden glass is a thick-looking opaque, murky bright yellow liquid, resembles pure grapefruit juice. No bubbling - not appealing at all. Aroma is heavy on the soapy cilantro/coriander, with sharp yeast, wheat flour, euro-hops, cigarette ash and tart grapefruit-lemon; bit like a wheat beer on steroids. Taste was actually - initially - quite mild, heavy on the tobacco ash, coriander, sour lemonade - no malt and only a touch of hop. Weak but clean on the palate with a quick diminsh until the second half of the glass, when the ashy bitterness started to overstay its welcome on my tongue. Mouthfeel somewhat acidic. Hate to say it, but a squeeze of lemon helped me finish my pint. *re-rate November 2006 - really very good, 2.9 was way too low - soft mouth, almost creamy, light acidity, citric, yeasty and lightly spiced - I like Unibroue’s Blanche de Chambly better (more body) but this is good at being what it is ...

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jon112981 (327) - Bristow, Virginia, USA - JUL 9, 2005
Bottle. A very light yellow pour. Citrusy smell and a very fruity taste. A good finish but the taste lasts too long. Could use a little less spice in it.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
shp555 (2024) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUL 7, 2005
This is a good beer but I dont like coriander and for me there is way too much in it.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
strappa (55) - Hobart, AUSTRALIA - JUL 7, 2005
love this witbier has a citrussy smell and a fruity taste is everywhere now that CUB has taken over the marketing of it which is a good thing for me cause i love it

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