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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

1,350 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,350
Reviews: 408
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 11.43%
Wants: 35
Gots: 120 | 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:
Beer added by: ArrogantB on 04-25-2009

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Enjoyed at brewery on tap
Appearance: Yellow Cloudy, light, White head
Aroma: Very grainy, apricot
Taste: Starts out very malty, then sweet apricot, finishes with other fruit characteristics with a mild sourness,
Complexity: well balanced
Overall: a very good beer!

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Enjoy this brewer.
Poured from bottle into chalice.

A: Pale, very hazy yellow with rapidly vanishing head that leaves little lace.

S: Sweet + yeast with sugar and banana. Vanilla custard, clove and white pepper.

T: Follows smell but opens to a more complex pallate. Again, lemon, banana, parfait, custard. Fairly sweet taste w custardy wheat and rice. Finish in dry direction with pepper and spiciness. Complex. Notable. Nice.

F: Moderate carbonation, medium body. Very good at cask temp.

Brewer doesnt let me down here. Suitably complex and developing as it comes to cask temperature. Must try.

Photo of nperrier
4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

Mmmm! This is a really flavorful farmhouse ale. Best I've had yet, and I've tried quite a few this past summer and fall.

It's got a nice spice to it that isn't overpowering and lights up the flavor buds on my tongue. Excellent beer!

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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

I love this beer. Fresh is funky, yet refreshing at the same time.

This may blow some folks' minds, but I actually recently aged a six-pack for a year (via a similar experiment via Great Divide's Founder, Brian Dunn), and it turned into a slightly tart, dry beer, entirely different than the original.

Anyway, it's a great beer, always worth ordering when you're looking for some farmhouse kick, along with some funky flavor.*

*I wrote this three-sheets to the wind, but stand by it whole-heartedly.

Colette Farmhouse Ale from Great Divide Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 1,350 ratings.