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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.


3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Norton (329) - Southside, Richmond, Virginia, USA - DEC 4, 2002
Floral in taste and smell. Lightly citrusy, almost peachy/lavenderish(?) interesting flavor does not overshadow delightful grainy wheatiness. I like this stuff and will no doubt drink it again.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
pom (6) - Adelaide, AUSTRALIA - DEC 2, 2002 does not count
I prefer to drink this beer more than any other during the summer. Very refreshing great aroma and taste.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CapFlu (4482) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 2, 2002
An excellent white beer, slightly cloudy with a lasting fruity flavour. Very fun!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
maupie (927) - Roosendaal, NETHERLANDS - DEC 1, 2002
UPDATED: JAN 19, 2003 It is a white beer with a bitter tast. It is at the moment one of the best white beers I have tasted.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sturgess (173) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 1, 2002
A very good wheat beer...it’s got an interesting sour taste to it...but it’s good overall and goes down smooth. Great example of a Belgian beer.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Uglyradio (791) - Greenville, South Carolina, USA - NOV 30, 2002
Pours a cloudy and very pale yellow color that is about as close to white as a beer can get. It has a large white head that does not linger and a nice spicy, citrusy aroma that is a little weak. Hints of coriander and orange peel are in the flavor, the finish is long, dry and spicy. This is a highly drinkable and very nice Belgian witbier.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cartoonkhaki (1220) - Brantford, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 30, 2002
It is very interesting. I don’t mind it. Has an odd taste.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Scooby (50) - Maryland, USA - NOV 25, 2002
My favorite white beer. I think the belgians are slightly better at makin white beer than the Germans. A definite must try.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jpknight22 (171) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - NOV 19, 2002
I am not a big fan of white beers, and this was a different experience for me. Served with a lemon in most places in France and Belgium, this beer has the distinct flavor of a Belgian White - just a bit too bland for me.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
duff (5484) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 19, 2002
Re-rate: alwasy liked it, and its always solid, but its just not as complex as it used to be when i started beer-huntin’. Nice belgian character, sweetish, with some spicy coriander, and lemony/mandariny citrusy flavour, refreshing none-the-less, and great when the weather is hot etc. Just not the beer it once was when i first had it a couple of years ago. i liked the old bottles better aswell, they were more classically Belgian. None of this wanky curved bottle crap, it smells of wanky marketing dudes at Interbrew.


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