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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: 4151   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 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
XMB625 (30) - USA - JAN 16, 2003
A very enticing beer for someone who enjoys a wheat beer, cloudy with a small amount of head and a slight citrus taste. Goes for around $6 a pint in my area and I find myself being drawn back to it whenever I am in the neighborhood.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alari (30) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 25, 2007
Very carbonated. Lemon flavours dominate, with bread and slight spice undertones. Very light feel in the mouth, wish it was a bit more solid and a bit less sweet. Seems like a wheat beer for the lager drinker

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
jeegun (30) - Emeryville, California, USA - JUL 13, 2010
On tap at Petes in SF. Clear, light yellow. A very unique looking beer. Taste and smell kinda reminds me of a mimosa. Be careful with this one, the light fruity taste will make it go down like water. A pitcher can disappear in a few minutes.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
westincosta (30) - Belo Horizonte, BRAZIL - SEP 19, 2010
For the eyes: pale yellow colour; the head is average sized; frothy, white; fair lacing; hazy, heavily particulate body. For the nose: straw malts and herb hops; notes of banana and pineapple. For the mouth: ligh body; thin texture; average carbonation; metallic finish. For the tongue: sweet, but with an acidity that brings a refreshing sensation. For me: refreshing and very decent.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
stephencurran (30) - IRELAND - JUN 22, 2011
a cloudy yellow colour, nice size head that fades over time. Bananas, orange and spice, clove and coriander, up front with more subtle characteristics behind. Some fruity sweetness.

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ricardinho (30) - - SEP 21, 2012
33cl bottle. Lack of flavor. They tried to make a too clear beer and they made a beer which is not too bad. The aromas is not bad but not strong enough and the foam should be improved. Taste is gentle and drinkable, sweet.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BIRRAmoriamoci (30) - - NOV 24, 2012
Il colore di un bel giallo paglierino sbiadito, quasi di un verde molto opaco, con un leggero grado di torbidezza riconducibile alla presenza di lievito e alla sua non filtrazione. Per rendere lidea, quasi netta la visibilit da una parte allaltra del bicchiere. Attraverso il bicchiere inoltre possibile notare unelevata effervescenza interna, indice del processo di rifermentazione in bottiglia. La schiuma si presenta alta e densa nella fase di spillamento, mentre si riduce notevolmente durante la fase di riposo in bicchiere, rimanendo sottile ma comunque cremosa, in particolare lungo i bordi. Laroma assolutamente fresco, quasi basterebbe questultimo a ripagare delle fatiche quotidiane. Allolfatto risaltano lodore misto dolce-pungente del coriandolo e delle bucce darancia, che si presentano anche a livello di gusto. Ciascun sorso regala un pizzico di frizzantezza, alternando una prima percezione agra ma lieve, ad un sentore dolciastro e leggermente luppolato, chiudendo il cerchio con una nuova e questa volta pi intensa, seppur leggermente, nota aspra. La persistenza amarostica invece di bassa intensit, lasciando la gola fresca e dissetata. Una mia personale raccomandazione quella di conservare il fondo della birra per un sorso indipendente: la presenza del lievito che si deposita sul fondo altera la percezione degli altri sapori, esulando dal resto del corpo. Nel mio caso, lultimo sorso stato un elogio alla naturalezza e alla nota rotonda e dolciastra che riempie la bocca e sazia la gola.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bleble (30) - - MAY 12, 2015
UPDATED: JUN 1, 2015 Bottiglia e spina. sicuramente una buona blanche belga, dissetante, fresca e beverina.

4.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
adsti3 (29) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 15, 2002
This is truly one of my favorite beers, though I must say I like it best ice cold. I dont drink it in the winter, though.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Brewsoc99 (29) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - AUG 12, 2002
The classic Witbier. Coriander and curacao spices added. All other witbiers imitate this one. Must be tried.


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