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

bottled
common

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RATINGS: 4078   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Unfiltered Belgian White, flavored with coriander and orange peel, creating a sweet & sour taste.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (15436) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 3, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein trübes goldgelbes Bier mit ordentlichem Schaum. Geruch leicht hefig, leicht fruchtig, Gewürze. Geschmack hefig würzig, leicht fruchtig.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (15433) - Odense, DENMARK - APR 12, 2006
It pretty much look like lemonade. Hazy yellow with white head. smells a bit spicy but easy drinkable. Of course has a lot of wheat! Live carbonation and easy alrround finish. (Great for starters/beginners)!

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Oakes (15277) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 30, 2000
UPDATED: MAY 18, 2005 re-rate pending

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MiP (15170) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUN 22, 2007
Draught at KØ07. Pale milky yellow colour. Chalky white head. The flavour is not overpowering, but nice and very refreshing. Coriander and citrus.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theis (15096) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 2, 2011
Bottle at Dæmningen - Thanks. Cloudy yellow - white head. Wheaty, citrus, spicy, coriander, fruity, light light hoppy, yeasty notes, orange, freshness, light sweetness.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chrisv10 (14808) - DENMARK - MAY 24, 2009
50 cl Draft in original giant glass. Pours a hazy golden white color with a very thin white head. Great WitBier.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jtclockwork (14586) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 14, 2010
I’ve been drinking this beer a long time now and it tastes a lot different to me now than it did eight to ten years ago. It was about the same time that they changed the label from a square yellow to the newer metallic circle that I noticed the change. I’m not sure if that’s psychological or if there was a real recipe change, but I like the older beer significantly more. I’d probably rate it closer to a 3.8 today. This rating is the older beer. Pours light yellow with a nice fully aromatic citrus head. Taste is lemon citrus, light wheats, coriander lemon and orange zest and light spices. Rated 2/2/2000

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gunnfryd (13969) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 13, 2006
On tap at Cafe Amsterdam Oslo. Hazy milky yellow colour with a white head.:A hint of banana aroma. Pleasent banana and citrus flavour. citrus and lightly spicy finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bhensonb (13825) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 16, 2007
Aroma of yeast, citrus, and old fashioned linoleum adhesive (just a hint). Or maybe it’s just more yeast. Hazy light gold color with a large white head that went away, leaving bits of lace. Starts with strong citrus oil, and coriander. Suggestions of banana. Something of clove came next. Medium to full mouthfeel. The long finish is light clove mouthcoat and a little bitter, very little. Good ale. Clean and refreshing.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
FatPhil (13266) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 4, 2007
UPDATED: JAN 27, 2010 330ml bottle (Mallaskukko, Turku)
Cloudy wheaty yellow. Characteristic blanche aroma - wheat, citrus, coriander. Ditto taste. First taste is delicious, but the lack of details makes it become bland over time. Was much better a few decades back, I’m sure.
Rerate: Bottle. 2010 - took off 1 taste and 2 overall, as it was bland right from the start.


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