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


on tap

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RATINGS: 3915   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
Unfiltered Belgian White, flavored with coriander and orange peel, creating a sweet & sour taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Christian (11897) - Odense, DENMARK - FEB 2, 2004
UPDATED: JUN 6, 2008 Light, cloudy yellow beer with a very white head. Fruity, slightly smoked aroma, some spice, some lemon. Sweet and easy-to-drink with a hint of tartness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HenrikSoegaard (11869) - Randers, DENMARK - JUN 3, 2006
Bottle. Creamy white excellent fully lasting head. Pale yellow colour. Powerfull citrus aroma. Deasent flavor, not too sweet. Nice but a little watery palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (11738) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 2, 2003
Draught at Vlissinghe, Brugge. Plenty of flavour still from the trendsetting Whitbeer. The corianer, citrus is a little overwhelming for m taste but nevertheless a decent afternoon sampler

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (11672) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcwattsrugger (11613) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - OCT 10, 2007
on tap @House of Brews NY-pours a white head that laces and cloudy, murky straw color. Aroma is banana, clove, some wheat. Taste is banana, clove, wheat, secondary spice (saaz?) hops. Smooth. OK effervescence.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thewolf (11591) - Kolding, DENMARK - DEC 28, 2005
A wonderful white. Another example that even though you’re ’big’ doesn’t mean your beer sucks. A powerful fruity aroma with a very nice (white), though fast dissappearing head. The taste is not quite powerful enough, but has a banana flavour and a softness that even few wheat beers are blessed with.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pinball (11590) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 31, 2006
(bottle, Bilka Odense) A very good white , the alcohol did not steal the picture, and the taste is light, but with substance anyway. Very refreshing, probably one of the very best of its kind (white ) that i have tasted so far. In one word : refreshing. floral, citrus, herbs, very faint hint of something not totally dissimilar to banana, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, medium sourness,

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
FatPhil (11544) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (11540) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - AUG 6, 2006
On tap @ Falling Rock poured a cloudyyellow with a small lasting white head. Aromas of coriander, wheat and a hint of citrus. Palate was light bodied and smooth. Flavors of wheat, citrus and light coriander with a crisp sweet finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bierkoning (11418) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - APR 3, 2002
Strong aroma of honey, yeast, banana an d sweet oranges. Sweet, fruity and spicey taste. Slightly bitter and yeasty finish. Still a good beer, but not as good as 15-20 years ago, when teh brewery was still small and was owned by Celis. In those days the beer was only available irregularly in the Locus Publicus pub in Delft. At its peak, the beer was magic. When Interbrew took over, the beer got a more constant quality. But on the whole the quality diminished slightly, i’m afraid.

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