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Colette Farmhouse Ale - Great Divide Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

1,312 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,312
Reviews: 400
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 11.43%
Wants: 35
Gots: 100 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

VeganUndead, Mar 29, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +23.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

ediaz, Mar 28, 2014
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3.86/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Tasted July 26th 2011 (from notes)

A - golden yellow, four finger pure white head and a bit of lacing

S - nice yeast, tons of citrus, fruit, flowers, huge on the wheat, a bit of earth and a bit of sugar. Sour nite at the end

T - nice sweet then sour yeast, nice wheat, tons of citrus, nice fruit, a bit of flowers and very Belgian

M - Light, nice complexity, well balanced, very dry, medium acidity and medium + finish

D - drinks like a hefe, tastes like a great Belgian. Love this beer. This one is for the ladies and dudes a like

Final thought - 7%+ and only $2 a bottle, just try it

whatthehull, Mar 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

bigfnjoe, Mar 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

Cubsfan1087, Mar 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

brpendergast85, Mar 25, 2014
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4.05/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

It's finally spring, so it was time to get the first saison of the year. This is a bit strong, but also very good; at 7.3% abv, it's not something I'll adopt as my summer beer of choice, but was a good call to have with dinner. Very happy with the beer, but it's certainly, as Great Divide says, their interpretation of the style rather than an authentic one.

pvo, Mar 25, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +23.4%

NOLANDMAN, Mar 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

Williaar, Mar 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

ADTaber, Mar 21, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

afsdan, Mar 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

archero, Mar 20, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

Pattymac, Mar 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

DaftPatrick, Mar 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

mattreitz49, Mar 19, 2014
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3.89/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a slightly hazy straw gold color, with just a quick head. A thin, creamy film lingers for the remainder.

Smell is bright and yeasty with notes of pineapple and dandelion.

Taste mimics the nose and includes a little tartness, plus pineapple, grass and honey, with a slightly peppery finish. Light, creamy and refreshing, which is impressive considering the ABV.

Soft, light-medium bodied mouthfeel. Rolls over the palate nicely and coats the tongue for a while.

Overall, this is a well-executed higher ABV saison with enough flavor to keep it interesting, but not really enough to wow you.

Mongrel, Mar 17, 2014
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Edward19, Mar 09, 2014
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TaylorBrake, Mar 07, 2014
Colette Farmhouse Ale from Great Divide Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 1,312 ratings.