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Hennepin (Farmhouse Saison) - Brewery Ommegang

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Hennepin (Farmhouse Saison)Hennepin (Farmhouse Saison)

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

4,689 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 4,689
Reviews: 2,017
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 190
Gots: 298 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Brewery Ommegang visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  7.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-21-2000)
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mmthompson33

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4.35/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Damn this is a good beer. Such a smooth light taste, but that Belgian strength and sweetness is still lingering there. A top quality beer for an unbelievable price.

Serving type: bottle

11-19-2001 21:07:03 | More by mmthompson33
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Got the 750ml corked bottle at Whole Foods in Vienna, Virginia. Enjoying it in my hotel room out of a tumbler glass.

Slightly murky straw yellow body with lots of fine to medium carbonation. Fine white head of just a finger that stabilizes at a thin layer. Some nice lacings.

Smell is citric and peppery, there is ginger and some fruitiness added by the orange peel.

Typical Saison dryness with quite some spiciness to it, almost hot. Bitterness is there but hops are not standing out

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This is a well done maybe even great Saison. It is refreshing, dry and interesting due to the added spices that give it dept. In my personal opinion I believe it could be made even better if the flavor would rely more on the yeast than on the spices, furthermore it is a bit sharp due to the high carbonation.

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A: Pours a hazey golden color with lots of carbonation. There is a gigantic, dense head that eventually settles to 1 finger in size and sticks around for the remainder of the beer. Minimal lacing with some chunks of foam clinging to the sides of the glass.

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Hennepin (Farmhouse Saison) from Brewery Ommegang
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