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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

4,677 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 4,677
Reviews: 2,016
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 190
Gots: 296 | 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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Reviews by silenius:
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silenius

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A very handsome beer with a cloudy amber color and a soft pillowy head that lasts for a good long time. When the head disappears, a think layer of spotty froth coats the surface of the beer.

It smells of pine, horseblanket, sulfur, and green banana with some sweet malt in there as well.

The taste hits with a swirling combo of the sweet malt and a hop bite. The two move back and forth and leave with a hop zing and slightly banana sweet malt flavor.

The mouthfeel is solid with only a hint of prickle.

I detected a plastic taste in earlier batches, but that is gone now. I enjoy this beer even if Hennepin County in MN is giving me headaches.

Serving type: bottle

04-13-2004 00:18:50 | More by silenius
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4.1/5  rDev -1.4%
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Poured from a 750 mL bottle into a Duvel tulip glass.

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.

S: Smell is of lemon, grass, white pepper and slight clove. Also a bit of yeast. The nose is similar to a Tripel with the pepper and yeast aromas.

T: Taste is fruity tartness with lemon and a bit of apple. White pepper and clove are definitely present. Some grassiness with earthy notes are there too.

M: Crisp and refreshing mouthfeel with high carbonation and a light body. Finish is somewhat dry.

O: Overall this beer was good, but wasn't a stand out by any means. This is the only saison I've ever had so maybe I'm just not a huge fan of the style, but I would give this beer another go. Nice and refreshing on a hot summer day.

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Hennepin (Farmhouse Saison) from Brewery Ommegang
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