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


on tap

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RATINGS: 4078   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DrunkAsASkunk (847) - Lynnwood, Washington, USA - SEP 5, 2005
This beer pours an almost clear to pearlish white color with a hint of light yellow color. Small white head, quickly dissipating with a small degree of lacing and noticeable floaties suspended in the beer. Aroma is light with yeasts, hay, barnyard and orange in the nose. Flavor-wise we’re looking at a very light bodied beer. Sessionable, hay and grass with a sweet mid-sip and an orangey finish. Noticeable carbonation mid-sip but generally mild toward the finish. Mildly sticky as it warms. Dry slithgly cardboardy sweet finish. Something acetic and sour about the finish that Im just not quite digging.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheBeerOrg (2145) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - SEP 5, 2005
UPDATED: MAR 7, 2010 Pale beige and cloudy with a thin white head. Aroma is spicy with notes of citrus and wheat. Taste is yeasty and bready with orange peel and coriander making things quite interesting. Body is light and carbonation is high. Excellent witbier.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
calivania (62) - USA - SEP 4, 2005
I most crave fries when I drink this. Something sublimb about the way the salt and strach cut dry, soft tartness of this extrodinary beer. Beer will alway be a little magical, as long as this one is around. This beer is the remedy for all the bad examples of this difficult style -- and also their inspiration for still trying.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BillyM (151) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - SEP 3, 2005
Great summer beer. The orange and coriander blend well with the unfiltered element, which adds a fuller body to a refreshing and smooth drinking flavorful beer. It’s good when I feel like a break from the heavier stuff, which isn’t often - but it’s nice to know it’s there.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pbjclimber (150) - Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 2, 2005
The beer poured a golden/straw color with a lot of yeast present and had white head. The taste was very well balanced.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RAYBOY01 (2012) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 1, 2005
Great big foamy white head...just as things should be. Fruity/tart/citrusy/spicy/yeasty and orange juicey. Way better than most German wheats.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SB (334) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 1, 2005
UPDATED: JAN 29, 2006 This is a very nice, light, refreshing beer. taste of Vanilla and hops. citrusy smell. very drinkable and smooth going down.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bockyhorsey (2628) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - AUG 31, 2005
Had a decent orange aroma along with vanilla. Pear jucie body color with a white creamy head. Good fruit flavor that is not to sour. Banana taste on the palate. Good refreshing beer on a hot day.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Belial (71) - BELGIUM - AUG 31, 2005
one of the best white beers around. Demonstrates the clear superiority of belgian white beers over german weissbier. Very refreshing though interesting aromas.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
badgers53703 (2) - Wisconsin, USA - AUG 29, 2005 does not count
As far as wits go I believe that this is the one to compare all others against. Crisp and citrus filled.

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