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Hennepin (Farmhouse Saison) - Brewery Ommegang

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

4,746 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 4,746
Reviews: 2,017
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 192
Gots: 316 | FT: 2
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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Lukass

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

01-05-2013 13:45:29 | More by Lukass
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justintcoons

Pennsylvania

4.18/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

750ml bottle poured into an Ommegang tulip.

Appearance
Cloudy straw/gold with 3-4 fingers of fluffy white head. Excellent retention with low carbonation.

Nose
Pear, apple, dough, lemon, hay, clove, pilsner malt and a hint of potpourri.

Taste
Pear, golden delicious apple and lemon pith. Pilsner malts, wheat and doughy bread. The yeast is very spicy and quite funky. Dried hay, potpourri and hints of barnyard. Clove, black pepper and coriander. Finishes with grassy noble hops and a suggestion of apricot.

Mouthfeel
Medium bodied, crisp, dry and refreshing.

Overall
Very complex and easily accessible Saison. Definitely one of the better American renditions of the style.

Serving type: bottle

01-04-2013 19:01:43 | More by justintcoons
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ipc2000

New York

4/5  rDev -3.8%

01-04-2013 03:29:29 | More by ipc2000
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Ishogai

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

01-04-2013 00:02:44 | More by Ishogai
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Hex92

Virginia

3.95/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Its been several year since I last tried this beer. I remember that I liked it, but I am not a fan of saisons so I haven't been tempted. This was included in their Christmas pack this year and I am glad it was.

It seems like most of the saisons I have tried are made with Brett yeast and/or are too dry for my taste. The hennepin is like a tripel, very flavorful, none of the other weird flavors that seem to be common with saisons.

I poured it into a st berdnardus goblet and it looks great in the glass. Nice thick white head. Creamy mouthfeel. Nice flavor. I will have to pick this up more frequently.

Serving type: bottle

01-03-2013 03:09:16 | More by Hex92
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Weekiwachee

Antarctica

4/5  rDev -3.8%

01-02-2013 22:38:29 | More by Weekiwachee
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LiquorsInc

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -3.8%

01-02-2013 17:44:52 | More by LiquorsInc
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brandonati

Ohio

1/5  rDev -76%

01-02-2013 03:30:17 | More by brandonati
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Stevedore

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -3.8%

01-02-2013 02:58:09 | More by Stevedore
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kirkse

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

01-01-2013 22:10:22 | More by kirkse
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mrskunk

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -3.8%

01-01-2013 21:44:04 | More by mrskunk
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Danflurry

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

01-01-2013 15:33:17 | More by Danflurry
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nwatson

Virginia

4/5  rDev -3.8%

01-01-2013 09:46:49 | More by nwatson
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Melicita

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

12-31-2012 21:54:03 | More by Melicita
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -3.8%

12-31-2012 00:49:43 | More by Damian74Shensky
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LarryAppleton

Quebec (Canada)

3/5  rDev -27.9%

12-30-2012 23:29:13 | More by LarryAppleton
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rquillin


1/5  rDev -76%

12-30-2012 01:31:59 | More by rquillin
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bubseymour

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

12-30-2012 00:16:08 | More by bubseymour
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Dtrain4

New York

4/5  rDev -3.8%

12-29-2012 19:50:34 | More by Dtrain4
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dancaplette

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

12-29-2012 19:34:57 | More by dancaplette
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MrRockstar

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

12-29-2012 18:48:38 | More by MrRockstar
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Sipchue

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

12-29-2012 13:40:10 | More by Sipchue
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damndirtyape

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle, bottled on 07/03/12. Can't exactly read the best by date, some of it is unreadable. Served in a tulip glass. Despite a careful pour, some sediment came along.

Appearance: Cloudy golden yellow with a dense white head. Persistent sheets and strands of lacing. Held up to the light you can see the sediment suspended in the beer, along with bubbles coming up nicely through the beer. I suspect this would be an amazing looking beer had I been able to keep the sediment in.

Smell: Yeast, orange peel, herbal leafy hops. Quite nice.

Taste: Delightfully tart orange peel up front, followed by grains, coriander, hops, and a crisp but satisfying malty finish. Complex, but oh so very good.

Mouthfeel: Effervescent is indeed a good way to describe this. The carbonation is not fizzy, but does a nice job of gently scrubbing the palate clean, and yet leaving some of that orange peel and hop flavor behind without it sticking to the teeth.

Overall / Drinkability: Dangerously drinkable - I wish I had another one to try right now. Went very well with Tuna casserole and overall is a great beer. Fantastic in all categories. I will have to get it again to see how it is when I pour even more carefully next time leaving the sediment behind.

Serving type: bottle

12-29-2012 00:07:59 | More by damndirtyape
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JeffTheJuice

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

12-28-2012 01:30:37 | More by JeffTheJuice
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ssimpson89

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

12-28-2012 00:53:30 | More by ssimpson89
Hennepin (Farmhouse Saison) from Brewery Ommegang
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