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Colette Farmhouse Ale - Great Divide Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

1,138 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,138
Reviews: 384
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 11.43%
Wants: 31
Gots: 52 | 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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rawfish

California

4.03/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy straw coloration with a one finger white head with some spotty lacing.

Good amounts of belgian yeast and spice on the nose, lemon zest, grass, and straw hop aroma. Yeast imparts some fruity overtones, pear and slight banana and some slight funk, very bright.

Flavor is predominantly of spices and muted lemon with earthy yeast and grassy/floral hops. Slight funk but finishes bright and tangy. Very refreshing.

Mouthfeel is a little light and the yeast does little to dial it up, light fizzing carbonation slightly biting to go with the tanginess. Alcohol, has no presence and lightly acidic after taste, surprisingly drying.

Great Divide delivers again with another great example of style, this one is refreshing and appreciably complex. Bright brew for summer days ahead.

Serving type: bottle

04-08-2011 22:42:24 | More by rawfish
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kylehay2004

Florida

4.03/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: large white foamny head on a golden body. Nice lacing.

S: clove, musty plae malts, subtle citrus sweetness and mild corriander,

T: breads and mild yeast presence with nice herbal and earthy notes. Mild lemon sweetness and spice without tart or tangy flavors.

M: high carbonation and light body.

Overall: A nice standard saison. It isn't expecitional in any one way but it represents the style very well.

Serving type: bottle

06-20-2012 05:00:14 | More by kylehay2004
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Flounder57

Massachusetts

4.01/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle was poured into a snifter.

Appearance: A one finger head was poured that reduced to a thin layer quickly. It is a hazy golden straw yellow with some vision of bubbles coming up through the glass.

Smell: Pepper spiciness, vanilla, pilsner malts, apple, pear, powdery yeast, and a

Taste: Same as above. Nice and traditional and no one flavor overpowers the other.

Mouthfeel: A bit smooth, medium to high carbonation, a little dry, medium bodied, a little spicy, and a little chewy.

Overall: Pretty awesome saison. It's been awhile, but I'll enjoy more in the near future.

Serving type: on-tap

06-19-2014 06:17:21 | More by Flounder57
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DaftPatrick

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +3.9%

03-19-2014 23:33:34 | More by DaftPatrick
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henryclay_

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.9%

05-20-2014 23:08:32 | More by henryclay_
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esharri2

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.9%

07-14-2012 22:27:37 | More by esharri2
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Benjamins24

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +3.9%

06-16-2014 22:57:12 | More by Benjamins24
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Prospero

Colorado

4/5  rDev +3.9%

07-10-2014 19:46:11 | More by Prospero
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Janeinma

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.9%

06-02-2013 22:32:31 | More by Janeinma
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wo87810

Florida

4/5  rDev +3.9%

01-24-2013 02:18:09 | More by wo87810
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timontheroad

Colorado

4/5  rDev +3.9%

06-08-2014 22:41:39 | More by timontheroad
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Beer21

Florida

4/5  rDev +3.9%

12-28-2012 03:56:03 | More by Beer21
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Adkins1203

Ohio

4/5  rDev +3.9%

02-01-2014 22:52:35 | More by Adkins1203
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sgttibbs

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +3.9%

02-18-2013 19:46:12 | More by sgttibbs
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InfernoBoss

California

4/5  rDev +3.9%

07-24-2013 06:33:36 | More by InfernoBoss
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MrVonzipper

California

4/5  rDev +3.9%

06-03-2012 19:02:59 | More by MrVonzipper
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cclark67789

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.9%

08-17-2013 01:18:59 | More by cclark67789
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Psberrier

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +3.9%

07-26-2014 05:36:12 | More by Psberrier
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tdm168

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - bright, cloudy yellow with a loose, bubbly head that fades quickly

S - lemon, a bit tart

T - lemon zest, a hint of orange, faint yeast, fruity

M - medium bodied, well carbonated, a bit crisp, a bit warm in the finish

This is a rather refreshing Saison. It has a nice citrusy, fruity flavor that is balanced and enjoyable. It's also easy to drink. I will probably pick this up again.

Serving type: bottle

08-15-2012 16:52:12 | More by tdm168
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mhenson42

Texas

4/5  rDev +3.9%

12-03-2011 02:45:18 | More by mhenson42
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bconsidine

Maryland

4/5  rDev +3.9%

10-04-2012 17:00:26 | More by bconsidine
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woodchip

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.9%

05-30-2013 00:37:27 | More by woodchip
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kristenrae8

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.9%

07-23-2014 02:35:11 | More by kristenrae8
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TheMrFarnham

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev +3.9%

07-10-2013 21:21:58 | More by TheMrFarnham
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Flaherbear

Indiana

4/5  rDev +3.9%

06-19-2014 20:18:46 | More by Flaherbear
Colette Farmhouse Ale from Great Divide Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 1,138 ratings.