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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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serebeerdrinker

Washington

4/5  rDev +3.9%

05-24-2014 23:11:05 | More by serebeerdrinker
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BeerExplorer

Oklahoma

4.19/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Great Divide's take on the Farmhouse Ale is not disappointing. It has strong hints of fruit, especially citrus. On the initall taste i was very impressed, great feel on the mouth and not too hoppy. I would rate this higher, but for me it got a little bitter on my last few sips. Still a very good brew though.

Serving type: bottle

05-23-2014 14:53:01 | More by BeerExplorer
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tmm313

Georgia

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

A- Crystal clear yellow in the glass. About 1/2 finger of head with ok lacing.

S- Crisp green apple, over-ripened apple, and nice funk. Notes of pineapple, pepper, yeast, and orange.

T- Really nice. Sweet up front: green apple, pineapple, etc. Morphs into big sour funk with notes of pepper, wheat, bread, and a pretty big shot of earthy hop.

M- Medium body with nice crisp carbonation. Lightly drying with a nice funky sour aftertaste.

O- I've only recently started my journey into Saisons, and this one definitely helped guarantee I would keep going. I loved the contrasting effects of spicy, sweet, earthy hop, and sour in this one. The flavors morphed and mixed wonderfully from beginning to end.

Serving type: bottle

05-22-2014 23:53:27 | More by tmm313
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marley2112

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.9%

05-21-2014 02:51:21 | More by marley2112
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henryclay_

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.9%

05-20-2014 23:08:32 | More by henryclay_
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etreesh

Wyoming

4/5  rDev +3.9%

05-20-2014 23:00:38 | More by etreesh
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moodyxc9

Ohio

4/5  rDev +3.9%

05-20-2014 01:31:19 | More by moodyxc9
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Mikeluzzjr

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

05-20-2014 01:19:18 | More by Mikeluzzjr
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timmy2b

New York

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

05-20-2014 00:41:15 | More by timmy2b
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2Cents

Nebraska

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

05-19-2014 04:43:50 | More by 2Cents
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jim_carignan

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

05-19-2014 02:40:06 | More by jim_carignan
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Spiral517

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

05-18-2014 10:20:06 | More by Spiral517
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fannypakit

California

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

05-14-2014 03:32:59 | More by fannypakit
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mattknueven

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

05-12-2014 22:36:21 | More by mattknueven
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lucasj82

Indiana

4/5  rDev +3.9%

05-12-2014 01:29:12 | More by lucasj82
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Khutso

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

05-11-2014 13:40:40 | More by Khutso
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

05-09-2014 22:28:06 | More by XmnwildX12
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Badger6

Virginia

4.34/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle, bottled on Feb 25 2014. Poured into a Boulevard tulip.

A: Cloudy, golden yellow with a big white head that receded quickly to a beefy ring at the glass edge and thin layer on the surface. Lots of lacing.

S: Citrusy, grapes, floral, wheat, earthiness. Nice appropriate funk to the nose.

T: Starts sweet, and turns slightly sour at the end. Bready. The wheat and citrus come through in a beautiful way, accented with a distinctly Belgian floral note. Very appropriately funky. Complex, not confusing.

M: Light, mildly carbonated. Tends toward the dry feel, finishes very clean, aftertastes are subtle.

O: I love the aroma, so subtle and inviting. The flavor profile is very complex, but everything is distinct and works together and each note is distinguishable and complements the others. This is a flavor symphony. The beer drinks easily. This American incarceration of a classic Belgian style rivals the best Belgians...and outshines many. This is truly an awesome beer.

Serving type: bottle

05-06-2014 02:50:35 | More by Badger6
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pstam87

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

05-03-2014 01:46:26 | More by pstam87
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TargaFlorio

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

05-03-2014 00:40:09 | More by TargaFlorio
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yeaprolly

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

05-02-2014 23:43:45 | More by yeaprolly
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atrocity

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

04-29-2014 15:08:29 | More by atrocity
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Scottyboy

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

04-29-2014 13:28:13 | More by Scottyboy
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BKotch

Texas

4/5  rDev +3.9%

04-28-2014 05:53:31 | More by BKotch
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doremite

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

04-27-2014 21:50:10 | More by doremite
Colette Farmhouse Ale from Great Divide Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 1,123 ratings.