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Colette Farmhouse Ale - Great Divide Brewing Company

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Colette Farmhouse AleColette Farmhouse Ale

Educational use only; do not reuse.
very good

1,370 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,370
Reviews: 411
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 11.43%
Wants: 34
Gots: 131 | 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:
Beer added by: ArrogantB on 04-25-2009

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3.9/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Consumed Wed 09 Jul 14.
Poured from 375ml bottle into a larger glass on my last night in Virginia Beach.
It poured with a small head that lasted most of the drink. Colour was off yellow.

Smell was classic earthy farmhouse - almost herbaceous.

Taste was refreshing with a little citrus on the pallet. No spice detected and was missing the farmhouse funk of other saisons. Not sure of this is good or bad as I am still developing an appreciation of this style of ale.

After a couple of stinking hot days in VB I found this to be an awesome beer. I could see Monsieur Perrier LaPadite downing one of these after a long day toiling on his farm, rather than the milk he shared with Hans Lada in Inglourious Basterds.

This lighter style of saison is more to my liking and will look for it again.

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3.84/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle bought from chucks in seattle. Bottled on May 27 2014. Thin white head that fades immediately. Smells of biscuit malt, sweet, earthy with a hint of spice. Tastes bready, with a dry spicy finish. Good example of a saison but there is a flavor that I can't quite put my finger on which sticks out and makes it less tasty than others. I'd like more hop character on the finish.

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Colette Farmhouse Ale from Great Divide Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 1,370 ratings.