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


on tap

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RATINGS: 3688   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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Unfiltered Belgian White, flavored with coriander and orange peel, creating a sweet & sour taste.

jnkor's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jnkor (316) - Tampa, Florida, USA - OCT 28, 2012
A bright yellow, murky, with a white head. Aroma is full of zest to an almost soap like point, and has a stale mass-produced smell. This translates into a zesty taste, definitely promoting the coriander, but bordering on soapy and stale. Finishes with a sour taste.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
smogunner (2) - BRAZIL - DEC 18, 2014 does not count
Cerveja belga de trigo. 4,9% de teor alcoólico. Turva e saborosa, mas nada excepcional.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
paolo71 (14) - Alviano, ITALY - DEC 16, 2014
In bottle. White frothy head. Persistent. Straw yellow, cloudy. Not very intense and persistent at nose. Citric and herbal notes, a bit spicy. Malt and wheat in the mouth. The slighty sour and sweet are preminent. A bit of bitter in the final. Very Fine.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CTKlubben (69) - randers, DENMARK - DEC 11, 2014
coriander, and orange aromas, with a light banana aroma. appear unclear pale, with a fine white head taste light bitter. lively carbonation, short aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
loco_gallego (140) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 11, 2014
Blanche hazy, voilée. Mousse blanche peu persistante. Peu de lacings. Aromatique plutôt sucrée et levures. Puis orange et citron un peu acide. Epicé coriandre. Houblonnage pas perceptible. En bouche relativement sucrée avec levures bien présentes. Le côté citrus-orange moins perceptible qu’au nez, petite acidité. Pas ou peu d’amertume. Fin plutôt sucrée. Bonne carbonatation.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Boxereddy (146) - BELGIUM - DEC 10, 2014
Strokleurig troebel bier met witte schuimkraag. Sinaasappel en citrus aroma’s in de neus met tarwetoets. Mild zoet in de mond, laag bitterig en zoetig in de afdronk.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
UrbanCaveman (73) - Ohio, USA - DEC 10, 2014
11.2 oz bottle, poured into a tulip glass at approximately 45 degrees F. A: Pours a pale straw, and is amazingly cloudy, to the point that I can scarcely see the shadow of my fingers on the opposite side of the glass. Formed an immense head of white foam, that quickly fell away to a ring and several patchy islands of cap. No lacing to speak of, alas. S: Fruit and wheat spring out of the glass at first whiff, laden with nigh hefeweizen levels of banana and coriander spice. There’s a tang of citrus underlying the primary aromas, and an overall sweetness that beckons to my hop-averse palate. T: The flavor profile has a definite core of sweet wheat, around which the fruit and spice notes are wrapped. Citrus notes abound through the beer, ranging from orange to mandarin and clementine, and the spice tones include coriander and just a hint of clove. Tinges of white pepper waft through the background, and a faint whisper of banana skulks about the shadows of the ester flavors. M: Rather thin and watery, moreso than expected for the level of cloudiness in the glass. While I’d expect most any wheat beer to be light-bodied, this beer lends itself to a quick flash of flavor across the palate, and then a lingering watery aftertime. O: For a witbier available at my local grocery store for a reasonable price, this is quite tasty. A little more strength in the body, and I’d call it a regular.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
SLN (16) - Ivry-sur-Seine, FRANCE - DEC 8, 2014
Une bière neutre ou l’on sent des tonalités épicées en arrière-goût. Une pointe de citron et de gingembre. Bière rafraichissante.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
elninoict (6) - Wichita, Kansas, USA - DEC 5, 2014 does not count
Poured from bottle. Cloudy pale yellow. Nice head. Yeasty wheat aroma. A very nice refreshing Belgian style beer with subtle coriander hints. A little watery. More wheaty and less sweet and fruity than a Blue Moon.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
jeffbigD (50) - - DEC 5, 2014
Very good blend of wheat and hops with a fruity hint. A nice amount of spice added to accent the wheat flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GenDV138 (1768) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - DEC 5, 2014
Overpriced 12 oz bottle at some pub across the street from Nagasaki Station. Hazy yellow with off-white head. Aromas of wheat, citrus, herbs, light banana. Tastes of citrus, lemon, herbs, light yeast and banana. Medium-light body with a dry finish.

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