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Hennepin (Farmhouse Saison) - Brewery Ommegang

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

4,962 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 4,962
Reviews: 2,033
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 214
Gots: 392 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

JJOVa, Mar 11, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

seakayak, Mar 10, 2013
Photo of andrewjraab
3.86/5  rDev -7.2%

A - Golden straw yellow with a head so big I couldn't even pour the beer into my glass all at once.

S - Fruity, floral, phenolic, fresh bread dough, lemon grass.

T - Fruity - pears, raisin, banana peel, light sweetness, highly carbonated mouthfeel, bitter finish.

O - Very solid beer that makes me want to try more Saisons. Definitely worth a go.

andrewjraab, Mar 10, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

cw13, Mar 09, 2013
Photo of EdTheEdge
3.85/5  rDev -7.5%

S - 12oz bottle into a pint glass.

A - Bright cloudy yellow with thick pure white head and substantial lacing.

N - Smells of sweet pine, orange peel, grass and yeast.

T - First I get a orange zest taste followed shortly there after by a peppery spice. Malt and hops in the end. The alcohol is well hidden behind the flavor profile.

M - Near perfect carbonation. Aftertaste is pleasantly clean and does not linger.

O - Not my favorite style as I usually enjoy hoppier beers, but Hennepin is a crisp and refreshing representative of the style. I will most likely drink this beer again in the future.

EdTheEdge, Mar 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

Duvel, Mar 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

VTWicked, Mar 09, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Slikpitt, Mar 09, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

anvilx, Mar 09, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

RudnicsMEB, Mar 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

nzerbe, Mar 06, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

GreesyFizeek, Mar 06, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

TapRoomMonkey, Mar 05, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

PieOhMy, Mar 05, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

pointone, Mar 05, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

dbone_has_biers, Mar 05, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

leprechaunandfatman, Mar 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

avschmitt, Mar 04, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

Andragos, Mar 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

derkfromwi, Mar 04, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

sodensp, Mar 04, 2013
Photo of TheCondor
4.14/5  rDev -0.5%

Side poured from the bottle into a tulip glass.

Appearance - Pours a nice golden color with a big thick, pillowy head of about two fingers that had great retention, probably more than five minutes. I love the bottles that Ommegang uses, very unique and cool.

Smell - Bananas and spices, some citrus from the hops, yeast, and cloves round out the smell. Not as pronounced of a smell as something like Orval, but a well balanced nose that is quality.

Taste - Follows the nose, although a little more subdued. The spices and yeast make their appearance, finishing with a touch of hops.

Mouthfeel - Finishes smooth, easy to drink this beer. Medium carbonation with a fairly dry finish.

Overall - This is a good beer, nothing spectacular, but good. I would rather have a couple of the other Saisons instead, but there is nothing wrong with this one. It just doesn't really leave the "wow" impression taht I look for out of a Beer of Fame.

TheCondor, Mar 04, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

dmcgilvray, Mar 04, 2013
Photo of Dave1999
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Pours a pale semi transparent yellow with an impressive white foamy head. The head is bright and fluffy like vanila ice cream.

The smell is lemons and yeast. Smell very fresh, like a lemon desert.

The flavour is similar to smell, a little tart and bitter.

The mouthfeel is medium bodied with medium carbonation .

This is nice tasting beer, light and refreshing, would be nice in the summer. Hides its abv completely.

Dave1999, Mar 04, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

jibjib513, Mar 03, 2013
Hennepin (Farmhouse Saison) from Brewery Ommegang
93 out of 100 based on 4,962 ratings.