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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: 3758   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.


4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
PorterPounder (5871) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - DEC 28, 2002
Fresh citrusy aroma upon opening. Nice, cloudy appearance with floating sediment - looks like a glass of grapefruit juice. Crisp, refreshing flavor - like the description says - a litle bit sweet and a little bit sour. Citrus flavor is prevalent throughout. Stays stong until the end - with just a tad bit of bitterness. Good thrist quencher after mowing the lawn -yes it is December - but it is Florida!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beloved Beer (278) - California, USA - DEC 26, 2002
Not very impressive. I still got some left so I may change my mind but it seemed bland to me.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ogivlado (6100) - Zagreb, CROATIA - DEC 21, 2002
Sampled draught at Bulldog Pub, Zagreb, Croatia. -I donít like that kind of beers made with coriander and orange peel

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
beerledgend (1197) - Waterloo, Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - DEC 21, 2002
very cloudy white colour with nice tight head. Sweet wheat flavour, hint of corriandier. refreshing summer drinking.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Brisbane (24) - SWEDEN - DEC 20, 2002
The difference between tap and bottle for this beer is not as large as for many other wheatbeers. Every man, woman and child should try this relaxed and citrusy Belgian White. After your first one always through a slice of lemon it. At the moment, this is one of my favorite beers. Spicey and gingery. Could be guzzled or suckled. The taste is not overwhelming, nor so special that one could not spend an entire night drinking this. Nice and cloudy. Smooth from lips to gut. Sweet, rounded and pudgy, yet difficult to fill up on. I also taste pear in this.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
OKBeer (1171) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - DEC 19, 2002
UPDATED: JAN 19, 2008 Re-rate: Very cloudy, pale gold colour with a frothy white head. Lots of lemon and coriander aroma. Dry and refreshing palate, but somewhat empty. Flavour is a slight bitterness surrounded by a dull touch of citrus (mostly lemon) and spiciness (coriander, maybe clove).

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
brownalegirl (199) - Fountain, Michigan, USA - DEC 18, 2002
I like the gingery spiciness, but there really isnít much else going on.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
jelifish (10) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 16, 2002
Nice citrus in this belgium. Yummy is the best way to describe it.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TipsyMcStager (1139) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 14, 2002
An excellent beer. I had it served in a 20 oz glass, which doubled the fun. Has a pale yellow, cloudy appearance. While you can taste the yeast, the flavour is quite complex and very refreshing. Fruity and sweet with no bitterness.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Volgon (2763) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 12, 2002
This is an excellent Belgium White. Smells great, is fruity. A great beer to keep in the fridge for when you are beat.


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