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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 4136   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Unfiltered Belgian White, flavored with coriander and orange peel, creating a sweet & sour taste.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
brokensail (16111) - Dublin, California, USA - OCT 18, 2010
A: The pour is an extremely pale yellow color with an intense haze to it. The head is medium in size and white in color. S: Big time coriander aroma to this beer. The wheat and other malts provide a moderate amount of sweetness to the nose, and there is a minimal citrus note. T: Again, a heavy hand on the spice component. Lots of coriander and wheat with a distinct lemony tartness. Where am I, BJs? M: The body is quite light and the carbonation is quite high and lively. D: Another one of those really well known beers that everybody sort of has to try somewhere along the way. I havent had this beer for a long time, but I did not find it did much for me on this occasion.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Oakes (15820) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 30, 2000
UPDATED: MAY 18, 2005 re-rate pending

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chrisv10 (15778) - DENMARK - MAY 24, 2009
50 cl Draft in original giant glass. Pours a hazy golden white color with a very thin white head. Great WitBier.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (15684) - Odense, DENMARK - APR 12, 2006
It pretty much look like lemonade. Hazy yellow with white head. smells a bit spicy but easy drinkable. Of course has a lot of wheat! Live carbonation and easy alrround finish. (Great for starters/beginners)!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MiP (15328) - Snderborg, DENMARK - JUN 22, 2007
Draught at K07. Pale milky yellow colour. Chalky white head. The flavour is not overpowering, but nice and very refreshing. Coriander and citrus.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jtclockwork (15268) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 14, 2010
Ive been drinking this beer a long time now and it tastes a lot different to me now than it did eight to ten years ago. It was about the same time that they changed the label from a square yellow to the newer metallic circle that I noticed the change. Im not sure if thats psychological or if there was a real recipe change, but I like the older beer significantly more. Id probably rate it closer to a 3.8 today. This rating is the older beer. Pours light yellow with a nice fully aromatic citrus head. Taste is lemon citrus, light wheats, coriander lemon and orange zest and light spices. Rated 2/2/2000

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 2, 2011
Bottle at Dmningen - Thanks. Cloudy yellow - white head. Wheaty, citrus, spicy, coriander, fruity, light light hoppy, yeasty notes, orange, freshness, light sweetness.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mcberko (15010) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 14, 2009
UPDATED: APR 17, 2010 Bottle - pours a hazy yellow. Yeasty, grainy, citrusy. One of the better macro beers.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
FatPhil (14513) - 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, Im sure.
Rerate: Bottle. 2010 - took off 1 taste and 2 overall, as it was bland right from the start.

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benzai (14464) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUL 4, 2011
Overall still one of the best whitebeers Ive tasted so far, though its quite an average taste. Very nice smell and good color for a white.


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