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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: 3695   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.


3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
RANK1 (2) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 29, 2003 does not count
my favourite witbier.very fresh. drinks really easy and looks very good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 18/20
microdyke (360) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 23, 2003
Pale yellow in color and cloudy. A nice frothy head. A sour floral aroma with great spice. Sour flavor...spices. A little bitter and astringent.

2.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeaverBrown (245) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 23, 2003
I hate Wit beers. Foamy half inch head. Smells like, guess what, rotten wheat. Taste like bug off repelant.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hansen (6888) - Assentoft, DENMARK - MAR 22, 2003
A fine example of a witbier. Coriander, but not much orange. Easy to drink.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JK (4615) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - MAR 20, 2003
UPDATED: MAR 15, 2005 Cloudy yellow, small head. Citrus scent. Also citrus scent with some spices. Sweeter that all others I have had in this style, heavier than most as well. Refreshing. Very good.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
RobBestwick (603) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 20, 2003
yeasty and wheaty aroma, cloudy off-yellow appearance, wheaty with tangerine notes, this is quite watery with not very much aftertaste to speak of. This is a very bland beer which lives of its name rather than its quality.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Holdwine (1082) - Beertimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 18, 2003
What a pleasure! Light goldenrod color, little bubbles everywhere. Actually drank it with food and it held up nicely. Great citrus flavor and the yeast is right there as well. For a big brewer, this is very nice. Drinking this is like having a party in your mouth and everyone is invited.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AustinMilbarge (681) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 14, 2003
Creamy head with slightly larger bubbles. Beautiful hazy, golden color. Quite a bit of carbonation. A little bit of sediment. Light, yeasty aroma. It makes my mouth start to water. Soft mouthfeel. A little yeasty and light-bodied. I think this is something I might keep stocked in my fridge. Might be tasty with a slice of something citrus.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
caledonian (367) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 9, 2003
UPDATED: FEB 1, 2004 Nice. I think I prefer Hacker-Pschorr but this is quite good as well. Yellow and cloudy with small particles. First impression was flowery. Somewhat acidic.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
LiebeBier (808) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - MAR 7, 2003
UPDATED: MAR 19, 2003 Bottle - Long-lasting white head. Citris aroma. Smooth with a slight lemon coriander taste. Great Witbier. It tastes great with most food and is my favorite work day lunch Beer.


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