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Brewed by Nieuwhuys
Style: Belgian Ale
Hoegaarden, Belgium

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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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3.3
thebeertourist (5189) - 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
mjs (7259) - 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
FatPhil (16102) - 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
JorisPPattyn (9981) - Ursel, 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
yespr (45398) - 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
joergen (28102) - 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.

3.3
Dixonian (1562) - Plano, Texas, USA - JAN 21, 2011
bottle - thanks to bu11zeye Nice fruity smell - crisp and refreshing. I enjoyed this quite a bit. Very good example of what Belgium can do.

3.3
markoijelena (3121) - Belgrade / Amsterdam, SERBIA - OCT 20, 2015
Bottle 0.33l from JefVerstraete. Thank you Jef.Taste in Gent Belgium.05.08.2015.Pour it hazy orange color with small white head.Aroma of apple, pear.Taste of apples, juicy, smooth, but flat finish.

3.2
mike_77 (6655) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - AUG 23, 2013
Copper to pale brown colour. Aroma has yeasty, bready notes and some candy sweetness. Flavour quite sweet with candy and caramel. Thin, watery texture.

3.2
Alengrin (5334) - BELGIUM - OCT 3, 2014
Amber ale since 2009 from Nieuwhuys in Hoegaarden, with yellowish white, coarse head and orangey amber colour with medium fizz. Fruity character, peach, coriander, caramelly and nutty malts, mild herbal hop bitterishness in the finish. Rather unremarkable but balanced.


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