Hoe-garden and White Ale

We have dark ales; we have blonde ales. We have pale ales and Downtown Brown ales. But have you ever heard of a white ale?

The coloring suggests lack of flavour in my opinion. But hell, it's got its own cup!

It exists. Who knew? Having recieved part of my college education from Sierra Nevada, where I studied the benefits, pitfalls and all things related to beer, I was in a bit of disbelief  when the bar man told me that Hoegaarden was in the white ale family. And yes, it does say Hoe-garden – Great name!

It is lighter than a blonde in both color and taste and is served with a lime in it. Frankly, it’s a little dull for me. It lacks that bitter beer taste that I’ve come to enjoy. Thank you Sierra Nevada – but not for Celebration. This beer also has an odd smell of lemon despite the facts that it has a lime in it and is made with some part of an orange.

However, I am pleased to say that it sports 5% volume, which I will credit this slit buzz with. Definitely worth checking out, but I think I prefer my beer to have a bit more color to it.

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