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Colette Farmhouse Ale - Great Divide Brewing Company

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Colette Farmhouse AleColette Farmhouse Ale

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BA SCORE
87
very good

1,185 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,185
Reviews: 388
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 11.43%
Wants: 33
Gots: 63 | 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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MrBoz21

Colorado

3.78/5  rDev -1.8%

Poured clear yellow with a slight haze. Thick white head that dissapated quicky into foamy ring. Moderate carbonation.

Expected banana and clove, a bit of wheat. Floral hops.

Fruity character in the taste with a bit of lemon tang. Resiny bitterness and a dry finish.

Mouth is dry and thin with slight astringency.

Overall: A nice farmhouse ale, but the astringency knocks it out of balance. Could use a bit of hop flavor rather than just bitter. Still, pretty refreshing and quaffable. I will not have trouble drinking this six pack and would gladly accept another. would even order a pint when at the brewery.

03-05-2014 05:00:10 | More by MrBoz21
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PalatePilot

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

03-04-2014 00:19:10 | More by PalatePilot
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Beer-A-Lot

Virginia

4.06/5  rDev +5.5%

A - Cloudy, nice head, with lots of lacing on the glass and pretty good retention.

S - Lemon, floral, mild grassy notes.

T - Lemony, touch of sourness. Mild hoppiness.

M - Medium to medium light body. A little mouth-puckering.

O - A solid ale with good qualities. An easy drinker that satisfies and refreshes. Not as strong as Great Divide's Yeti series, but still enjoyable.

03-04-2014 00:16:42 | More by Beer-A-Lot
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Qzar322

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

02-28-2014 01:25:33 | More by Qzar322
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still_thedragon

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

02-27-2014 23:58:54 | More by still_thedragon
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cambrennan

Kansas

4/5  rDev +3.9%

02-26-2014 22:59:38 | More by cambrennan
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gatorlove

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

02-24-2014 14:48:08 | More by gatorlove
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cavemanlawyer1999

Massachusetts

4.24/5  rDev +10.1%

Poured from bottle into pint glass. Very light amber/orangy color with almost no head. Nice stone-fruit aroma (peach?) with a little yeasty funk. Taste is very similar but with added citrus and nice tartness and juicy mouthfeel. All around good beer, would recommend.

02-24-2014 00:29:45 | More by cavemanlawyer1999
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geoffgd

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

02-22-2014 22:23:53 | More by geoffgd
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B_Gerrard

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +3.9%

02-21-2014 19:28:43 | More by B_Gerrard
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ChicagoShakeAndBake26

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

02-20-2014 03:32:16 | More by ChicagoShakeAndBake26
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alex_hart

Oklahoma

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

02-18-2014 16:43:18 | More by alex_hart
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Johnny_Muir

New Jersey

4.35/5  rDev +13%

My 100th beer!! I just want to thank my liver, my kidneys, and my tongue, you guys really rock. Oh, and Jesus, of course, even though he was a wino.

Awesome that my 100th beer is a farmhouse ale, and one that tastes almost identical to the farmhouse ale at Carters in Billings MT, which was the first beer style I found myself getting into early in my beer career. In case you've never had a good farmhouse, it tastes sort of sweetly tart, mild in body and flavor but oh so refreshing. Pairs great with meals since it won't overpower much, but still strong enough to stand alone. Smell is wonderful too, intoxicating. Cheers!

02-17-2014 02:48:41 | More by Johnny_Muir
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BlesstheHarvest

Texas

4/5  rDev +3.9%

02-16-2014 17:53:26 | More by BlesstheHarvest
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510a

Washington

4/5  rDev +3.9%

02-15-2014 17:34:27 | More by 510a
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zimm421

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

02-14-2014 22:01:16 | More by zimm421
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R_J_FearNoBeer

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

02-14-2014 03:45:58 | More by R_J_FearNoBeer
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Carl_R

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev +3.9%

02-13-2014 03:41:56 | More by Carl_R
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Kramerbarthomer

Colorado

4/5  rDev +3.9%

02-10-2014 04:25:52 | More by Kramerbarthomer
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tommy5

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

02-09-2014 02:07:36 | More by tommy5
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beernads

Florida

3/5  rDev -22.1%

02-05-2014 18:25:04 | More by beernads
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psoriasaurus

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

02-04-2014 20:42:15 | More by psoriasaurus
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09robejo

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +23.4%

02-03-2014 23:02:20 | More by 09robejo
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comfortablynirm

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

02-03-2014 19:46:23 | More by comfortablynirm
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jbhollis1180

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +3.9%

02-03-2014 17:23:49 | More by jbhollis1180
Colette Farmhouse Ale from Great Divide Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 1,185 ratings.