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Colette Farmhouse Ale - Great Divide Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

1,097 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,097
Reviews: 381
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 11.69%
Wants: 31
Gots: 46 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Great Divide Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  7.30% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ArrogantB on 04-25-2009)
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Darles_Chickens


4.75/5  rDev +23.4%

04-29-2012 19:02:51 | More by Darles_Chickens
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Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +23.4%

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DripTorch

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +23.4%

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cowboy83

New York

4.75/5  rDev +23.4%

10-20-2013 02:42:27 | More by cowboy83
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Michael_L

Missouri

4.75/5  rDev +23.4%

06-19-2012 14:08:08 | More by Michael_L
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Nebraska

4.75/5  rDev +23.4%

07-24-2013 02:08:00 | More by teleforce
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notyourdadsbeer

Colorado

4.68/5  rDev +21.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured from a 12oz bottle at Euclid Hall into a white wine glass.

A: Pours a very pretty creamy golden straw with just a touch of haze. The head is stark white but settles quickly over the beer, fantastic lacing.

S: Wilde yeast meets biscuity malts and rounded out by tart tropical fruit and lemon yest. Funk is apparent but balanced by the citrus notes and earthy grassy aromas.

T: Tart and mouth watering. Lemon is the dominate fruit but so is the wild Belgian yeast. Funky notes dance with tart tropical citrus and balanced by earthy grass and terroir. Finish is very long, quite pretty, and dry inviting you to taste over and over.

M: Light to medium bodied with fantastic carbonation. Coats the palate lightly and evenly from front to back with a clean dry finish.

D: This is a fantastic interpretation of a Belgian Farmhouse or Saison style. The Belgian yeast is perfect funk to the malt and the mild hops. Clean and crisp with tart citrus fruits, terroir, and medicinal flavors. Love the dry lingering finish. Perfect beer for a hot summer day or just sitting on the porch.

Serving type: bottle

03-29-2011 04:37:13 | More by notyourdadsbeer
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mjstacker

New Hampshire

4.58/5  rDev +19%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

I compare all farmhouse ales to Oxbow’s farmhouse pale, criticize my benchmark all you want but it’s a near perfect beer. The "Colette" is nearly as good, i’m very happy with the aroma and taste, it represents the style quite well. I wish it was more readily available.

Serving type: bottle

09-29-2013 01:47:26 | More by mjstacker
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horshack7

Massachusetts

4.51/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Cloudy and golden with a head about one finger high.

Aroma: Peppery, orange zest, floral hop dryness, golden raisins with light notes of plum, ginger.

Taste: Orange zest, ginger, cinnamon, peppery, ginger, apple, golden raisins, and a very good dry floral hop finish.

Notes: Very drinkable good to enjoy anytime of year and the dry finish is very better. Cheers.

Serving type: bottle

02-03-2013 00:40:42 | More by horshack7
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New York

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

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New York

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

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North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

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North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

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logicalparadox

New York

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

06-08-2012 05:59:32 | More by logicalparadox
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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

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Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

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Florida

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

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Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

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Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

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California

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

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Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

07-05-2013 10:29:19 | More by geocool
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California

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

07-24-2012 01:55:18 | More by hockenbeer
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Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

05-14-2013 01:57:11 | More by wil19b85
Colette Farmhouse Ale from Great Divide Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 1,097 ratings.