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Hennepin (Farmhouse Saison) - Brewery Ommegang

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

4,779 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 4,779
Reviews: 2,019
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 199
Gots: 325 | 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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Imsothirsty

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

This was my very first Saison.
Poured from the 750 into a pint glass. Golden and bubbly, a finger of white head.

Smell is interesting, grassy and lemon maybe a little banana.

Taste is fairly sweet, definitely lemon, a little yeasty and tart. Some tropical fruit flavors follow, with just a little spice on the tail end.

Mouthfeel is great, lighter and bubbly very refreshing.

Drinkability is great, normally I would only give a 5 to a hopbomb, but I could easily drink a gallon of this and feel great.

Serving type: bottle

04-28-2010 20:21:25 | More by Imsothirsty
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Dkizzle79

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

02-06-2013 00:43:04 | More by Dkizzle79
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Rohkey

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

03-17-2014 02:52:23 | More by Rohkey
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stortore

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

05-27-2012 20:53:26 | More by stortore
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complexnomenclature

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

09-25-2013 20:39:07 | More by complexnomenclature
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FreshHawk

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Clear golden color with a fair amount of bubble action. Above average sized, foamy, bubbly, sticky, soapy, white head. Pretty good retention

S - Plenty of spices (corriander, clove, pepper, etc.). Fair amount of funk and some tartness. A touch of golden fruit as well with a lot of apple (tart) and a touch of lemon. Some sweet malt and grain in the background. An overtone of herbal and medicinal phenol aroma as well.

T - Starts sweet with some pale and a touch of bready malt taste. Then the spices really come out (see above). Some apple and other golden fruit comes out mid sip, but other than apple they don't last long. Along with the spiciness, a touch of alcohol adds a bit of heat as well. Some sweetness lingers, but so does a good amount of spice. A touch of earthy and herbal hop bitterness comes out toward the end. Some funk and mustiness are also present.

M - Lighter side of medium body with a good amount of carbonation. Fairly smooth going down, but it has a bit of a drying finish.

D - A nice, easy to drink saison. Alcohol is pretty well hidden with just a bit coming out. Pretty good mix of spices, sweetness, and bitter. Quite refreshing.

Notes: Nice saison with a good balance and mix of spice, sweetness and bitterness. Very easy to drink and quite refreshing. Definitely recommend trying this at least once.

Serving type: bottle

09-05-2010 00:01:33 | More by FreshHawk
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Njstoutlover23

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

05-04-2012 02:12:12 | More by Njstoutlover23
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russwilliam

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

07-03-2014 01:19:09 | More by russwilliam
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dreis

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

11-24-2012 16:48:31 | More by dreis
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Syracuse12

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

06-02-2013 00:24:26 | More by Syracuse12
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ms333

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

07-20-2014 20:42:46 | More by ms333
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blastoderm55

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

03-11-2014 02:37:30 | More by blastoderm55
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emmgee

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

12-14-2013 00:23:25 | More by emmgee
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swimnadd

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

03-16-2013 17:16:08 | More by swimnadd
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rrski198

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

01-07-2014 16:40:33 | More by rrski198
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TonyY

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

05-04-2014 01:13:12 | More by TonyY
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lesdemonsamaporte

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

02-03-2014 17:50:30 | More by lesdemonsamaporte
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Bikeboy1

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

04-20-2014 22:57:48 | More by Bikeboy1
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RobertJBeer

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

12-05-2013 18:36:46 | More by RobertJBeer
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wolf_switzer

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

08-19-2013 03:02:27 | More by wolf_switzer
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Droopy487

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

07-16-2014 03:26:47 | More by Droopy487
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Pegasus

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Hazy medium golden in color, with a massive, dense white head, which retains superbly. Massive streams of ultra-fine carbonation drift lazily to the surface. The lacing is thick and fully coats the glass walls.

Aroma: Prominent alcohol, medicinal notes, paired with light fruit notes of apples, particularly apple peels, and pears. Faint clove notes are present as well.

Taste: Opens with light fruit notes, old apples and pears, a little fruit rind bitterness, lots of spicy notes, white pepper and cloves. The alcohol is mellow, spicy, and slightly sweet and omnipresent in the taste. As the taste progresses, some earthy hop notes appear, these help to bring the taste to a graceful close.

Mouth feel: Smooth, soft, very pleasant.

Drinkability/notes: A superb example of this style, one which demonstrates that magnificent examples of Belgian styles can be brewed in the US. Certainly a superb choice for a cool fall day. For me, this beer embodies the joyous celebration of a bountiful harvest.

Presentation: Packaged in a custom twelve-ounce brown glass longneck bottle, served in a Sam Adams Boston Lager glass.

Serving type: bottle

08-27-2011 13:23:56 | More by Pegasus
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RinZo

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

08-25-2013 00:47:39 | More by RinZo
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Ri0

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

12-15-2012 18:48:13 | More by Ri0
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carlitos92

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

08-19-2012 18:05:33 | More by carlitos92
Hennepin (Farmhouse Saison) from Brewery Ommegang
93 out of 100 based on 4,779 ratings.