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Brewed by Nieuwhuys
Style: Belgian Ale
Hoegaarden, Belgium

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RATINGS: 50   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
thebeertourist (4755) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 10, 2009
On tap at One Pint Pub, Helsinki. Hazy amber-copper colour with a smallcreamy head. Fruity hop nose. Caramel and solid, but almost a bit harsh bitterness. Very bitter, but lacks a bit sophistication.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mjs (4438) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAR 14, 2009
(Draugt at One Pint Pub, Helsinki, on 2009-03-13) Dark orange and cloudy. Medium sized white head. Malts, yeast and frutiness in aroma. Full bodied and dryish palate with medium carbonation. Malts, yest, fruitiness, grass, bitterness, bit of boiled vegetables and sweetness in taste. Sweet and bitter aftertaste.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (8995) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 4, 2009
UPDATED: FEB 13, 2014 Keg (One Pint, Helsinki, Belgian Weeks 2009) (6:3:7:4:14=3.4)
Turbid, quite offputting, brief head. Quite sweet grainy and roasty aroma. Lovely full palate, thick, sweet, fruity, and malty. Very pleasant, well balanced. Would like to try it slightly further away from the dregs at the bottom of the keg.
Rerate: 330ml bottle (6:4:6:4:12=3.2)
Sweet malty body, a bit sticky and smooth. Yeasty sticky malts. Messy for a belgian. Some floral aspects, but they can’t save it.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JorisPPattyn (7772) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JUL 17, 2009
Very dense, creamy head over red-foxy beer, well-carbonated. Sweetish, roasted malts nose, with flowery/fruity notes, as from rosehips. Slightly oxydized, bit roasted, sweet-sourish, and again flowery; spiced with obvious coriander. Light body, lightly spritzy. It would even be refreshing with just a tad less restsugars. Well - yes. God knows where it was brewed - this one in Ecaussinnes, but since then?

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (30631) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 28, 2010
33 cL bottle. Pours cloudy dark orange to amber with a small white head. Aroma is dark malty, overripe fruity and malty. Sweet malty and fruity to yeasty flavoured. Mild phenolic and slight yeasty flavoured into the finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (20486) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 29, 2010
Bottle at Papsø. Hazy orange coloured with a medium sized off-white head. Fruity aroma of exotic fruits and hops with notes of caramel and yeast. Fruity flavour of caramel and spices with notes of hops. Spicy and hoppy finish.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
goozen (2873) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - JUL 9, 2010
Bottle 0,33ltr: Hazy orange/brown coloured ale in the blond style, kind of sweet and a fine bittersweet finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
DeanF (1662) - Nunavut, CANADA - SEP 3, 2010
Big head, dark amber colour, goes well in a Belgian chalice. Aroma of malts, some witbier notes, some barley. Taste is a smooth mix of malts, a little caramel. Palate could be stronger. Good for drinking lots of.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (34188) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 8, 2011

Bottle 330ml. @ home.

Clear medium orange yellow color with a large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, moderate yeasty. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20110204]

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thirdeye11 (5479) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 24, 2011
(33cl bottle thanks to bu11zeye) clear amber, film that lasts of creamy tan head. Nose of olives, funky, caramel, and Belgian yeast. It’s a bit spicy, has a creamy body, prickly carbonation and decent linger.


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