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Colette Farmhouse Ale - Great Divide Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

1,246 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,246
Reviews: 391
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 11.43%
Wants: 33
Gots: 81 | 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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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Consumed 7/6/13

Appearance: Lightly hazy, mostly clear golden yellow - bright, white head - creamy and large, keeps a solid cap, leaves some nice blotches of lacing

Smell: Yeasty, lightly funky, with a lot of fruit - has some aromas typical to a saison, with some tartness, earth, and spice, but the emphasis seems to be on the yeast, which seems distinctively Belgian, with a lot of banana, clove, and some bubblegum - light funk, but not much - very fruity, with pears and some apple

Taste: Fruity, sweet, and yeasty, kind of tastes like a cross between a Saison and a Tripel - big yeasty notes, with light clove, lots of banana candy, and bubblegum - damp, earthy, kind of musty, a light but wet funk - lemon, pears, fleshy apple - some pale malt and wheat - sweet (overly so), and lacking the dryness I look for in a Saison

Mouthfeel: Medium body, nicely carbonated, smooth, decent but kind of sugary finish

Overall: You can git back in the fields, Colette, ya hear?

This is a good beer, but really not a great saison. It's too sweet, and lacks the refreshing, crisp dryness that is a major draw of Saisons. This is kind of more like a Belgian Pale Ale blended with a Tripel with some hints of a Saison.

angrybabboon, Jul 06, 2013
Colette Farmhouse Ale from Great Divide Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 1,246 ratings.