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Colette Farmhouse Ale - Great Divide Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

1,327 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,327
Reviews: 402
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 11.43%
Wants: 34
Gots: 105 | 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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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of Mongrel
3.89/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a slightly hazy straw gold color, with just a quick head. A thin, creamy film lingers for the remainder.

Smell is bright and yeasty with notes of pineapple and dandelion.

Taste mimics the nose and includes a little tartness, plus pineapple, grass and honey, with a slightly peppery finish. Light, creamy and refreshing, which is impressive considering the ABV.

Soft, light-medium bodied mouthfeel. Rolls over the palate nicely and coats the tongue for a while.

Overall, this is a well-executed higher ABV saison with enough flavor to keep it interesting, but not really enough to wow you.

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +23.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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3.78/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured clear yellow with a slight haze. Thick white head that dissapated quicky into foamy ring. Moderate carbonation.

Expected banana and clove, a bit of wheat. Floral hops.

Fruity character in the taste with a bit of lemon tang. Resiny bitterness and a dry finish.

Mouth is dry and thin with slight astringency.

Overall: A nice farmhouse ale, but the astringency knocks it out of balance. Could use a bit of hop flavor rather than just bitter. Still, pretty refreshing and quaffable. I will not have trouble drinking this six pack and would gladly accept another. would even order a pint when at the brewery.

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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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4.06/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Cloudy, nice head, with lots of lacing on the glass and pretty good retention.

S - Lemon, floral, mild grassy notes.

T - Lemony, touch of sourness. Mild hoppiness.

M - Medium to medium light body. A little mouth-puckering.

O - A solid ale with good qualities. An easy drinker that satisfies and refreshes. Not as strong as Great Divide's Yeti series, but still enjoyable.

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4.24/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured from bottle into pint glass. Very light amber/orangy color with almost no head. Nice stone-fruit aroma (peach?) with a little yeasty funk. Taste is very similar but with added citrus and nice tartness and juicy mouthfeel. All around good beer, would recommend.

Colette Farmhouse Ale from Great Divide Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 1,327 ratings.