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Hennepin (Farmhouse Saison) - Brewery Ommegang

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

5,297 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 5,297
Reviews: 2,063
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 238
Gots: 535 | 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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4.03/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From the bottle into a footed pockal glass

Visual (4.5): Yellow-golden colour with a slight haze. Pure white, 2 finger +, pillowy head with large rolling bubbles from an active carbonation. Bubbles are active, and visible through the body of the brew. Belgian lacing decorates the glass during the drinking.

Aroma (4): Spicy, malty with a citrusy hop smell. Typically Belgian with comparisons able to be made to Duvel (even though they arn't the same style...) The fruity esters, and hop cirtus lay underneath a distinctive spice profile, from the Belgian yeast produced phenols.

Taste (4): Presiding light flavours overall, with cirtus fruit and grassy malt initially and then a fruit-spice coating late in the flavour. The malt and spice flavours shine the strongest with the fruity esters and citrus hop giving an initial taste.

Mouthfeel (4): Rough and carbonated after the initial pour. Actively dances across the tounge. Mellows as it warms into a smoother taste with mild carbonation.

Overall (4): Light flavours that are exceptionally true to the style and pay homeage to their Belgian roots. A rolling thick head with a spice flavour that lingers in both the aroma and the taste, distinctive of a Belgian yeast production. An extremely drinkable beer that is very likely at the top of its style.

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4.32/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle was poured into a tulip glass.

Appearance: The beer poured a two finger head that has reduced to a thin layer and left some lacing on the side of the glass. A hazy golden straw yello with good signs of carbonation coming up through the center of the glass.

Smell: Belgian candy sweetness, apples, pears, bready and sweet malts, yeasty esters, vanilla, spiciness, and music to my smelling senses.

Taste: All the aromas for the most part can be tasted in the si

Mouthfeel: medium to high carbonation, smooth, somewhat dry, light bodied, and easy to drink.

Overall: I have had this plenty of times before and it is one of my go to beers for this style. You can't go wrong with this beer and very happy now that I have enjoyed another one.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Tasted On: 01-12-2012
Freshness: Not indicated
Packaging: 750 ml brown bottle
Glassware: Ommegang cervoise glass
Purchased: Received as a gift

Got this for Christmas in a gift box with 2 other bottles and the elegant glass. My bottle said it was brewed in Belgium at Duvel.

A: Clear, golden colored ale, with a good amount of bubbles in the glass. The white head is a huge rocky mass of 4+ fingers that shows excellent retention and super lacing. A very attractive pour.

S: Fresh and spicy, the aromas are clean and have the typical Belgian yeast notes. Fruit smells as well, as in apples and grapes. I also get some peppery notes. Overall the aromas make a wonderful combination.

T: Taste is complex; wine-like in the dryness and fruit flavors, with the peppery and spicy features carrying over from the nose. Features a nice bite from the hops but I wouldn't call it bitter. Fruity, but not overly sweet. The flavors transform nicely as the beer warms.

M: Crisp mouthfeel from high carbonation on a medium body. The finish is semi-dry with a light tartness.

O: Overall an exceptional beer that I enjoyed highly.

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Hennepin (Farmhouse Saison) from Brewery Ommegang
93 out of 100 based on 5,297 ratings.