Beer Tasting - Belgian Strong Ale ('Hoegaarden Grand Cru' by Brouwerij Hoegaarden)

in beer •  last month 

A bit of uncertainty in the markets. Alts pulling back, BTC hovering above 50 EMA. Do we go up? Do we go down?


Let’s put it like this: I’d rather sell a short above and risk it or buy the dip below and risk it than do anything here, right now. That gives better risk/reward ratio. Downside is you miss some of the move. I would always take better odds though.

Price broke below 50 EMA, and had a HUUUGE move in the last week. At this point I’d risk with a short on the basis of the fib level and price resistance point above.


A random find in the local supermarket. It holds up, but I’m not returning to it on a regular basis. There are so many options when it comes to Belgian ales in the Netherlands that I wonder how people even decide. I want some cheap IPAs for a change!

Hoegaarden Grand Cru

StyleBelgian Strong Ale
CountryHoegaarden, Belgium
BreweryBrouwerij Hoegaarden
Alcohol8.5%
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AppearanceSlightly misty. Straw. Minimal head.
AromaEstery, citrusy. Slight pear.
TasteAlcohol sweet and tart. Dry finish. Simple.
PalateSilky smooth. High carbonation. Warms the palate. Dry to slightly bitter.
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OverallI didn’t really like this one. Could be I’m overdoing Belgian styles lately. It’s heavy and taste is unbalanced. Packs a punch though.
Score (subjective)- 13/20

Price: 1.50 euro ($1.70) for 0.33 l. Bottle at a store. Mid-range.

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