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Hennepin (Farmhouse Saison) - Brewery Ommegang

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

5,385 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 5,385
Reviews: 2,079
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 248
Gots: 601 | 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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-21-2000

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Ratings: 5,385 | Reviews: 2,079
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3.81/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a very hazy golden color with a thick head. Head retention is good. Lacing is decent. Has the funky yeasty fruity aroma. A little more hop and a little less fruit would be nice. Strong yeasty funk taste with very fruity aftertaste. It is a little on the sweet side but still good. Still would prefer a little more hop to it.

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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3/5  rDev -27.7%

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4.35/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Appearance - hazy golden liquid with fluffy white head

Smell - green apple, pear, lemon, ginger

Taste - green apple, pear, lemon, pilsener malt, ginger, pepper

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied, ample, tight carbonation, slightest of sweetness upfront, blend of bitterness and sweetness in the aftertaste, dry finish. Crisp and refreshing, slightly tart

Overall - this is a great beer that is readily available and priced right. Recommended

Price Point - $9.99/ 4pk 12oz bottles

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3.96/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I had barely poured an ounce in the glass and got three inches of bubbly foam, that's how alive this brew is. After a more deliberate pour I was able to achieve a solid head of soapy bubbles crest above the glass resembling merange. The color was bright golden with a current of bubbles emanating from the bottom.

Strong hints of banana and clove with sweet notes of bubblegum, the scent is fragrant but not overly complex.

The taste is a deeply satisfying melding of malt, grain and yeast. The yeast characteristics come through stronger with a sweetness and spiciness. The banana, clove and bubblegum-like flavor are more subtle than in the nose and attach to the malt and grain.

The feel is very full and the massive carbonation dissipated after letting it sit. I drank this cold and a bit warmer and found it better refrigerated.

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Hennepin (Farmhouse Saison) from Brewery Ommegang
93 out of 100 based on 5,385 ratings.