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From the cellar: Hoegaarden Spéciale

Hoegaarden Spéciale

ABV: 6.5% Origin: Hoegaarden, Vlaams-Brabant, Flanders Website: First published: 8 January 2001

Another review from the archive written for the pioneering Oxford Bottled Beer Database (OBBD). I’ve left it uncorrected — so please read it in that historical spirit. Hoegaarden Spéciale is still occasionally obtainable as a winter special, but you […]

Hoegaarden Witbier

Originally published in What’s Brewing September 2002

Origin: Hoegaarden, Brabant, Belgium ABV: 5% Buy from: most supermarkets, beer shops

Hoegaarden Wit

Unfiltered ‘white’ beers were once the local speciality of the northeast corner of Brabant. Brewers here used unmalted wheat, giving a very fruity, phenolic and distinctively wheaty flavour, and spiced their beers with […]