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Hennepin (Farmhouse Saison) - Brewery Ommegang

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

4,766 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 4,766
Reviews: 2,018
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 197
Gots: 320 | 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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miggs3030

New Mexico

4/5  rDev -3.8%

07-08-2014 03:09:24 | More by miggs3030
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chosenone23

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

07-07-2014 20:36:50 | More by chosenone23
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Ksyrium


4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

07-07-2014 04:09:40 | More by Ksyrium
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Chugger

New York

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

07-07-2014 00:11:47 | More by Chugger
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msumike89

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

07-06-2014 19:12:48 | More by msumike89
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sunofneurot

New York

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

07-06-2014 17:13:58 | More by sunofneurot
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Renaissance_Man

Kansas

3.26/5  rDev -21.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured from 375ml/11oz bottle into a pint glass. Be careful pouring as I ended up with a 'beer floater' head.
Appearance was classic off yellow. The oversized head lasted for most of the drink.
First impression was of spice and this was confirmed on first taste.
I detected coriander and bouquet definitely opened as the beer warmed up in the glass.
The spice on the pallet clearly overrode the typical saison funk and really become pronounced on the back pallet towards the end of the beer.
Overall, being one of the first saisons I have critiqued I found it pretty good. If anything a little too spicy for my liking.

Serving type: bottle

07-06-2014 15:42:32 | More by Renaissance_Man
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cpwines18

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

07-06-2014 05:40:52 | More by cpwines18
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Slashytits

New York

3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

07-06-2014 05:14:58 | More by Slashytits
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gaildologuin

Illinois

3/5  rDev -27.9%

07-06-2014 05:02:41 | More by gaildologuin
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kuishinbo_tantei

New York

3.25/5  rDev -21.9%

07-06-2014 01:51:34 | More by kuishinbo_tantei
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the_encinitan

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

07-06-2014 01:24:47 | More by the_encinitan
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Skwalk47

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

07-05-2014 22:17:18 | More by Skwalk47
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sgn4779

Vermont

4/5  rDev -3.8%

07-05-2014 14:36:05 | More by sgn4779
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LaughingZebra

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -3.8%

07-05-2014 01:44:14 | More by LaughingZebra
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camhelffrich

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

07-04-2014 23:01:36 | More by camhelffrich
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sengelha

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

07-04-2014 19:58:09 | More by sengelha
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Bjorn2bWild

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

07-04-2014 13:57:43 | More by Bjorn2bWild
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UPMD_Bill

Maryland

4.16/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Exactly what I was hoping for with a Saison. Just a little bit of sweet and spice up front, with just enough hops to balance at the finish. Enough going on to keep me interested through the whole pint. Strong but still refreshing on a hot day - relatively high ABV but did not taste of alcohol. Would definitely get this again.

Serving type: on-tap

07-04-2014 01:36:15 | More by UPMD_Bill
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paulcdc

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

07-04-2014 01:27:25 | More by paulcdc
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gpratt138

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

07-03-2014 23:26:57 | More by gpratt138
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sdsimkins

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

07-03-2014 18:11:04 | More by sdsimkins
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JCicero08

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.8%

07-03-2014 04:07:52 | More by JCicero08
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archyquaffer

Montana

4.31/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 750 ml (25 ounce) corked bottle into a schooner glass. The label depicts a silhouette image of Father Hennepin, with his wide brimmed hat, canoeing a pine-fringed lake while hoisting a stemmed glass similar to the one I am using. The bottle glug glugs and I back off to an easy pour, producing about 3/4 inch of a chunky, billowy white head with a golden tinge. The beer is a slightly hazy, pale ruddy golden with effervescent carbonation.

Funk, spice and light floral-citrus in the aroma. The flavor is complex, but not overly funky. Spice, dark fruit, and citrus notes combine with some light earthy tones, biscuit, and some overripe banana. Mildly bitter with an overall dry finish yet with some lingering pungency. The mouth feel is creamy and crisp altogether. A pleasant burpiness settles the stomach and produces biscuity, fruity, grainy flavors. The alcohol is well-masked beyond a little bit of warming, and light at that.

An excellent beer and perhaps the best of its type that I have tried. The funk is there but it's not overpowering and the beer is surprisingly light and drinkable considering the strength. This seems like a perfect beer to quench thirst, ala Belgian peasants, although the ABV would seem to limit its session-ability!

This beer was bought for $9.19 at Hennessey Grocery in Butte, Montana, which continues to bring variety and exotica to beer drinkers in our corner of the mountains. The price is at least 2 dollars below Belgian imports of a similar quality for sale in the store.

Serving type: bottle

07-03-2014 03:01:58 | More by archyquaffer
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russwilliam

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

07-03-2014 01:19:09 | More by russwilliam
Hennepin (Farmhouse Saison) from Brewery Ommegang
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