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

bottled
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RATINGS: 3853   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.


Salamiwami's rating

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Salamiwami (50) - Massachusetts, USA - NOV 23, 2013
Pale yellow color with a strong citrus aroma. Flavor matches the smell and is full of lemon and orange citrus goodness. Excellent beer for a hot summer day when you need something refreshing.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Paladares (31) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUL 6, 2015
Botella. Color pomelo totalmente turbio. Muchísima espuma de color blanco. Aroma a plátano, lúpulo y cítricos. En boca predomina el plátano. Entra muy refrescante con una carbonatación media. Tira un poco a acuosa, pero es bastante agradable.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
sharkydodson (591) - St. Petersburg, RUSSIA - JUL 5, 2015
the aroma is fruity and spicy with hints of citrus, yeast, clove and coriander... the taste is fruity and malty with notes of orange, lemon, candy, yeast and some spices... sweet, a little bit, bitter and dry aftertaste...

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
v.zoltan (95) - HUNGARY - JUL 5, 2015
Opálos narancssárga szín fehér habbal. Illata buzamalátás narancsos és korianderes. Íze kellemesen búzás és éleszt?s és korianderes.így 33 fokba nagyon jól esik.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
milo91hd (159) - Lecce, ITALY - JUL 5, 2015
Alla spina. Colore giallo paglierino velato con una schiuma bianca e fine, aroma di banana, limone e una leggera speziatura, al palato impressiona per la facilitŕ di bevuta, qui il limone si fa sentire un po di piů insieme a una buona nota dolce. Birra ideale per combattere il caldo e la sete.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jamesewelch (196) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - JUL 4, 2015
From 12oz bottle, purchased at Trader Joe’s about $1.25 for bottle

Aroma: sweet, oranges, banana

Appearance: golden, cloudy, white head

Taste: light sweet, light bitter

Palate: light, thin, average carbonation

Overall: Feels very thin/watery to very light bodied to me. Definitely easy to drink. The orange is present, but I can’t taste or smell the coriander. Nice dry finish, really like the dry finish. A little more banana aroma than I thought it should have. Looking for a bit more body. Not tasting the ’sour’ taste, but the body/thin is throwing me off quite a bit.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Continues (76) - GERMANY - JUL 4, 2015
From bottle. Pours orange and cloudy with medium white head. Aroma of banana, wheat, touch of orange. Taste refreshing, fruity, smooth. High carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pigmej (24) - Warsaw, POLAND - JUL 3, 2015
Dobry witbier. W tym piwie podoba mi się to, że słodowość pszeniczna jest dobrze wyczuwalna. Wiele witów jej nie ma - dla mnie duży plus dla tego piwa właśnie za to.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
overtheline (66) - Inverness, SCOTLAND - JUL 1, 2015
750ml bottle pours a hazy light yellow with a good, white, lasting head. Nose is mild yeast, fresh citrus and zingy, gingery spice.taste follows, mild oranges, slight lemon kick and a bit of rounded, mild spice. Mouth feel is great, quite watery but really refreshing and the flavours carry all the way through. Long fruity finish with a nice touch of spicey warmth. Wow, not had this in a while and it is better than I remember.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
klm1 (427) - - JUN 29, 2015
Pours straw colour with no head. Hazy stucture, fast rising bubbles-high carbonation. Aroma without presence of alcohol, only fruity-floral aroma, with notes of bread and pine. Similar is taste: without presence of alcohol, little citrusy, tropical...hop bitterness is medium. Hop bitterness is well balanced with malt sweetness; malt sweetness, with notes of wheat, is medium. Body is dry, bitterness is low-medium, also bitterness in finish. Drinkable and appropriate beer for its style.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sim81 (16) - - JUN 29, 2015
A class act. Looks great - cloudy with a snowy white head. Low carbonation, easy to drink and very smooth. As easy to session as it is to savour the flavour. A hit of fruit, then some bitterness. Although fruity, it’s like the Erdinger Weissbrau type beers in that the fruit is not overpowering and they deliver it in an almonst mellow way, unlike English ales which can be much less refined with the delivery of fruity flavours. Very well balanced between fruitiness and bitterness. Almost a smoky taste to it too. I much prefer this to English type ales. If you don’t really like English type ales, don’t be put off trying this, as it’s very different.


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