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Colette Farmhouse Ale - Great Divide Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

1,123 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,123
Reviews: 384
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 11.69%
Wants: 30
Gots: 50 | 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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Foyle

Wyoming

4.1/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: very cloudy deep golden color with a thin head that recedes quickly with miniscule lacing. Lots of yeast sediment floating in suspension, moderate carbonation.
Aroma: wheat and mild toasted barley dominated by a fruity aroma and significant yeast presence.
Mouthfeel: between light and medium bodied, finish is somewhat dry.
Flavor: very bready -- like eating a slice of bread that contains fruit and nuts. Alcohol is completely concealed -- therefore at 7.3% this beer could easily sneak up on you.
Overall: just an excellent, easily drinkable, refreshing, and delicious farmhouse ale.

Serving type: bottle

04-27-2014 16:01:56 | More by Foyle
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shoretaxi

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

04-27-2014 00:12:43 | More by shoretaxi
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wildcatboy

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

04-25-2014 01:29:15 | More by wildcatboy
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Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

04-22-2014 21:45:55 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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udubdawg

Kansas

3/5  rDev -22.1%

04-20-2014 14:47:07 | More by udubdawg
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randylangford

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.9%

04-20-2014 14:09:04 | More by randylangford
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TheSixthRing

California

3.74/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Appearance - Pours a cloudy, straw yellow with a half finger of white head. Fairly Quick dissipation, resulting in a broken layer of suds across the surface. Virtually no lacing.

Smell - Yeasty Belgian aroma that hits on green apple tartness, light banana and a hint of spice.

Taste - Follows the nose. Green apple tartness at the forefront, with lesser notes of unripened banana. Zesty citrus notes. Light wheat undertone. Finishes with fruity twang and touch of spice.

Mouthfeel - Light in body with crisp, lively carbonation. Clean, semi-dry finish. Very nice drinker.

Overall - A nice saison, perfect for a hot summer day. Nothing I'd go out of my way for, but I could see myself putting away quite a few of these during a BBQ if Great Divide were to get distribution in Sacramento.

Serving type: bottle

04-20-2014 03:41:21 | More by TheSixthRing
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Aprice34

Virginia

3/5  rDev -22.1%

04-19-2014 23:57:27 | More by Aprice34
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DRTBrewster

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

04-18-2014 18:08:36 | More by DRTBrewster
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glass_house

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

04-18-2014 15:14:32 | More by glass_house
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Matthew607

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

04-16-2014 03:03:18 | More by Matthew607
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DubCo21

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

04-16-2014 02:18:17 | More by DubCo21
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BigJim5021

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

04-15-2014 04:59:00 | More by BigJim5021
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Lovely85

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

04-14-2014 18:36:57 | More by Lovely85
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pveilleux

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.9%

04-14-2014 02:52:56 | More by pveilleux
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EdTheEdge

California

3/5  rDev -22.1%

04-13-2014 23:41:21 | More by EdTheEdge
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thatoneguymike

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

04-13-2014 17:25:10 | More by thatoneguymike
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Flashyspoons

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

04-13-2014 03:29:46 | More by Flashyspoons
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BDeibs

Colorado

4/5  rDev +3.9%

04-10-2014 16:42:46 | More by BDeibs
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IllicitEloquence

Colorado

4/5  rDev +3.9%

04-08-2014 22:45:51 | More by IllicitEloquence
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StaggerRollRoll

South Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +23.4%

04-07-2014 23:21:44 | More by StaggerRollRoll
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TheManiacalOne

Rhode Island

3.88/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a cloudy light yellow color, with a short white head that fades slowly and leaves a thick lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains spices, wheat, Belgian yeast, light caramelized malts, some citrus and some hops.

T: The taste starts out bready with flavors of Belgian yeast, wheat and a hearty but not too heavy malt character. Then some sweet flavors of citrus, spices and caramel come in. The hops presence is mild but complementary and brings a good balance. The after-taste is slightly bready and slightly sweet.

M: Crisp and smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is dry but slightly sticky.

O: Tasty, goes down easily, not too filling, good kick, good representation of style, this is a solid beer to drink for a long time if you’re in the mood for the style.

Serving type: bottle

04-06-2014 23:41:46 | More by TheManiacalOne
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HamGlade10

Oklahoma

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

04-06-2014 02:40:46 | More by HamGlade10
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Auraan

Arizona

4.2/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured a cloudy golden color with a thin white head that dissipated quickly. It looks pretty good, though more head would be nice. Scents of banana, honey, earthy yeast, wheat, citrus peel, mango, pineapple and floral hops. A rich, bright, fruity aroma with a good yeasty character as well. Quite nice. Flavor begins nicely sweet with spicy, funky Belgian yeast, moving into a more sour funk, with notes of citrus, pineapple, honey and wheat malt. The finish is spicy, with notes of coriander and some floral notes. Aftertaste is floral and spicy, with coriander notes. A very good, relatively complex flavor profile, very much a Belgian and a solid example of a saison. Very well executed. Mouthfeel is medium-light bodied with moderate, prickly carbonation and a semi-drying feel. Very good and true to form for a saison. Overall this is a good saison. Great Divide managed to make a saison with a good deal of complexity, a nice flavor and aroma profile and good mouthfeel. A truly excellent beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-05-2014 08:04:50 | More by Auraan
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ifixufly

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

04-04-2014 01:23:32 | More by ifixufly
Colette Farmhouse Ale from Great Divide Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 1,123 ratings.