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Colette Farmhouse Ale - Great Divide Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

1,098 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,098
Reviews: 381
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 11.69%
Wants: 31
Gots: 46 | 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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alwaysplayin

California

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

07-13-2014 04:52:41 | More by alwaysplayin
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siege06nd

Virginia

4/5  rDev +3.9%

07-11-2014 02:23:43 | More by siege06nd
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Renaissance_Man

Virginia

3.91/5  rDev +1.6%
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.

Serving type: bottle

07-11-2014 00:31:15 | More by Renaissance_Man
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rodlavers

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

07-10-2014 22:42:21 | More by rodlavers
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Prospero

Colorado

4/5  rDev +3.9%

07-10-2014 19:46:11 | More by Prospero
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tpacek

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

07-09-2014 14:23:30 | More by tpacek
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Stephen_Younge


3/5  rDev -22.1%

07-07-2014 12:44:30 | More by Stephen_Younge
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Chugger

New York

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

07-07-2014 00:13:04 | More by Chugger
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Guden

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

07-04-2014 22:05:55 | More by Guden
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DeepSouthSipper

Mississippi

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

07-04-2014 20:45:27 | More by DeepSouthSipper
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Amedlin18

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +29.9%

07-04-2014 01:56:07 | More by Amedlin18
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nate_nate_nate

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

07-04-2014 01:55:20 | More by nate_nate_nate
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SquigeeKing


4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

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Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

07-03-2014 15:43:12 | More by jascott2112
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crankdatank

Washington

3.85/5  rDev 0%
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.

Serving type: bottle

07-03-2014 02:50:07 | More by crankdatank
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nleaders

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

07-02-2014 23:05:19 | More by nleaders
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CED

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

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nassstnate

Colorado

4/5  rDev +3.9%

07-01-2014 20:14:46 | More by nassstnate
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ArtZan

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

07-01-2014 18:28:57 | More by ArtZan
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bacher468

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

06-29-2014 11:31:50 | More by bacher468
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H0POFF

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -22.1%

06-29-2014 04:14:03 | More by H0POFF
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cole

Texas

4/5  rDev +3.9%

06-28-2014 23:56:31 | More by cole
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dbarny76

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev +3.9%

06-28-2014 02:33:49 | More by dbarny76
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geomantis33

Ohio

4/5  rDev +3.9%

06-27-2014 14:15:41 | More by geomantis33
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California

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

06-26-2014 06:03:10 | More by Rockjocknroll
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Colette Farmhouse Ale from Great Divide Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 1,098 ratings.