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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: 3581   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.


lmahony199's rating

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
lmahony199 (52) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - JUN 17, 2001
A pimp amoung boys when drinking whites.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
markoijelena (159) - SERBIA - JUL 27, 2014
Bottle 0.33l at Cafe Ceger Belgrade.Pour it hazy yellow color woth small white head.Aroma of citrus and banana.Taste of exotic fruits, bread and spices.So great for summer days.Also decent price in Belgrade bar Ceger.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
superspak (2468) - Michigan, USA - JUL 26, 2014
330 ml bottle into pint glass, best before 8/11/2014. Pours hazy golden straw color with a 2 finger dense and rocky white head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Nice soapy lacing clings on the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of lemon, pear, orange peel, light banana, coriander, clove, wheat, bread, herbal, grass, and yeast earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of fruity/earthy yeast, spice, and pale malt notes; with good strength. Taste of lemon, pear, orange peel, light banana, coriander, clove, wheat, bread, herbal, grass, and yeast earthiness. Minimal bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of lemon zest, pear, orange peel, light banana, coriander, clove, wheat, bread, herbal, grass, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice balance and complexity of fruity/earthy yeast, spice, and pale malt notes; with good robustness and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and light-medium bodied; with a very smooth, crisp, and lightly bready mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is well hidden with no warming present after the finish as expected of 4.9%, Overall this is a damn nice witbier. All around well balanced and robust flavors of fruity/earthy yeast, spice, and pale malt; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jamesie1857 (1347) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 25, 2014
750ml bottle from Tesco - Cloudy, pale yellow body, white medium-sized head, that slowly fades away. Nose of white bread, a lot of fruit, banana, orange and coriander. Very sweet and fruity taste with banana, some coriander and some orange peel. This is decent enough for a mass produced witbier. and great for the summer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wvhoran (93) - Rotterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 25, 2014
From a can. The classic. A rather milky looking pale yellow beer with a white head. The aroma is a lively mix of citrus, banana, coriander, yeast, wheat. The flavour is lemon, lightly sour, wheat. I left this in the freezer for a while so it’s ice cold. It is very refreshing. A friend told me today that "witbier’s are a mistake".

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
alkolas510 (573) - SWEDEN - JUL 25, 2014
Ljusgul grumlig med stort vit skum. Inte mycket doft eller smak men weissbier karaktär

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rob_D_UK (688) - Surrey, ENGLAND - JUL 23, 2014
Pours a cloudy yellow with a thick white head. Smells wheaty with a hint of bubblegum. Taste is sweet, but of banana with a wheat finish.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
frederickllave (10) - - JUL 21, 2014
Tiene un sabor muy particular que la diferencia de las demas cervezas que e tomado. Muy buena

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
titooliveira (2) - jundiai, BRAZIL - JUL 20, 2014 does not count
Just perfect! Best wheat beer. Strong taste. Heavy to drink too much, but very good taste.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lukasmh (83) - Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 20, 2014
Can. Pours hazy light yellow, dense fluffy two finger head. Aroma is a bit bubblegum, some pepper end citrusy. Taste is medium sweet, oranges. Bit parfume. Finish with notes of coriander and then nothing. Shame there’s nothing in the finish and feel.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mtu71 (38) - Oulu, FINLAND - JUL 19, 2014
Bottle. One finger fast white head, minimal lacing. Hazy yellow. Floral aroma. Crispy palate. Well balaced, delicious taste with citrus, spicies, tropical fruits and nice hops. My favourite for hot summer days.

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