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Colette Farmhouse Ale - Great Divide Brewing Company

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very good

1,223 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,223
Reviews: 390
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 11.43%
Wants: 33
Gots: 77 | 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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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

cfinch2, Jun 29, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

sammo, Jun 29, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

MarkyMOD, Jun 29, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

seanmugs, Jun 26, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

jjcote, Jun 26, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

EyePeeAyBryan, Jun 26, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

SocalKicks, Jun 26, 2012
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3/5  rDev -22.1%

mtlasley, Jun 25, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

GoGators, Jun 25, 2012
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3/5  rDev -22.1%

doof116, Jun 24, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

beergorrilla, Jun 23, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

sizemore84, Jun 23, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

jewellrunner, Jun 22, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Zaphog, Jun 22, 2012
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4.03/5  rDev +4.7%

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.

kylehay2004, Jun 20, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

kkmiller76, Jun 20, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

hiphopj5, Jun 19, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +23.4%

Michael_L, Jun 19, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

iKrystin, Jun 16, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

JSchock7, Jun 16, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

carteravebrew, Jun 15, 2012
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3.63/5  rDev -5.7%

Bottle: Poured a hazy lightly dirty yellow color ale with a large foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of light funky yeast notes with light rustic malt with a subtle sour finish. Taste is also a mix between some light funky notes with some light tart notes and some light rustic malt. Light residual sugar is also discernable. Body is quite full with great bottle conditioning and good carbonation. Not the most complex example of the style but well brewed for something that is most likely brewed on a very large scale.

Phyl21ca, Jun 13, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

MumboJumbo, Jun 12, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

NumberNone, Jun 11, 2012
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4.03/5  rDev +4.7%

Poured from the bottle into a tulip glass.

A real soft fluffy white head on creation, very bright and white, settles real nicely on to a gorgeous lemon and dark buttery gold body. Nice pinhead sized bubbles in the head also. Body is slightly dull but really glowing. Very nice looking beer.

Real nice baked bread action on this, white crisp flour, some slight butter, dry yeast sense, very nice.

Taste is a nice mix of fruit sweetness and dry bread. Good rich mouthfeel and very dry finish on the aftertaste, playfully carbonated without taking much away from the palate. Orange and tangerine seems to come through with a nice citrus quality, and an almost floral sense.

Overall a real refreshing and nice saison. Hardly booze either at 7.3 percent too.

smakawhat, Jun 11, 2012
Colette Farmhouse Ale from Great Divide Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 1,223 ratings.