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Hennepin (Farmhouse Saison) - Brewery Ommegang

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

4,864 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 4,864
Reviews: 2,023
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 208
Gots: 352 | 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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PieOhMy

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

03-05-2013 21:00:23 | More by PieOhMy
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pointone

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

03-05-2013 06:25:10 | More by pointone
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dbone_has_biers

California

4/5  rDev -3.8%

03-05-2013 05:14:36 | More by dbone_has_biers
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leprechaunandfatman

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

03-05-2013 04:05:27 | More by leprechaunandfatman
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avschmitt

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

03-04-2013 21:13:22 | More by avschmitt
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Andragos

New York

4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

03-04-2013 18:08:06 | More by Andragos
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derkfromwi

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -3.8%

03-04-2013 05:49:59 | More by derkfromwi
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sodensp

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

03-04-2013 04:55:47 | More by sodensp
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TheCondor

Missouri

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.

03-04-2013 02:35:59 | More by TheCondor
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dmcgilvray

Oklahoma

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

03-04-2013 01:55:39 | More by dmcgilvray
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Dave1999

North Carolina

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.

03-04-2013 01:25:39 | More by Dave1999
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jibjib513

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

03-03-2013 21:58:54 | More by jibjib513
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HabiMendes

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev -3.8%

03-03-2013 18:03:47 | More by HabiMendes
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kell50

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

03-03-2013 13:33:54 | More by kell50
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WhitmansNiece

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

03-02-2013 22:37:22 | More by WhitmansNiece
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CesarLopes

Brazil

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

03-02-2013 16:07:06 | More by CesarLopes
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Whatalesthetiger

New York

5/5  rDev +20.2%

03-01-2013 23:32:57 | More by Whatalesthetiger
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ste5venla

California

4/5  rDev -3.8%

03-01-2013 20:32:10 | More by ste5venla
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spoony

Colorado

4.45/5  rDev +7%

Reviewed from notes date January 27, 2013.

From a 355 ml bottle into a tulip.

A-The brew pours with a big, shiny, white head of foam. The head is slow to fade. The beer is clear and golden in color with a lot of visible carbonation.

S-The smell is spicy and crisp. I detect straw, hay, and lemon, as well as a touch of honey. Underlying the mixture is a powdery yeast scent. Complex and pleasing.

T-The taste follows the smell in flavor and complexity. There is less honey and more lemon (lemon curd to be accurate). The flavors are predominantly dry, grassy, and crisp. The finish is long lasting and drying.

M-Mouthfeel is an example for the style. The brew is nicely carbonated with a lighter body. This brew is crisp and easy to drink, but full of flavor.

O-This is one of my favorite saisons ever (new or old world). Ommegang really hits on all cylinders here: the brew is good looking, it smells nice (love the crisp lemon and honey), the taste is complex, and the feel is well-matched to the flavor profile. I will definitely drink this again.

03-01-2013 05:08:23 | More by spoony
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CurtFromHershey

Pennsylvania

4.08/5  rDev -1.9%

Pours a brilliant golden straw with a thick intense head which lingers forever. Surprisingly little lacing.

Smell is citrusy, predominantly lime. also a vague fruitiness and spiciness.

Taste is a muted version of the nose. Not unpleasant in the least, but not as flavorful as I had hoped given the awesome smell.

Mouthfeel seems a bit off for me. Perhaps undercarbonated, but given the massive head, perhaps something else is off. Can't put my finger on it.

Overall a really good beer which is very close to being a top notch beer.

02-28-2013 23:50:58 | More by CurtFromHershey
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Goosehunter75

Missouri

4.05/5  rDev -2.6%

A - Poured a cloudy honey orange with tons of big bubbles and a very pretty white 1 1/2 finger head

S - Smells of orange, malts, spices, and bread.

T - I tasted the sweet citurs flavors up front, but as it finishes tastes of spices like corriander come out. There is some grassyness to the beer and it has a bitter finish

M - Light to medium bodied. When poured there are lots of big bubbles, but they seem to dissappear quickly and arent noticable when drinking. Very crisp

O - Great beer. Lots going on and its balanced fairly well. I couldn't sit down and drink more than a couple though.

02-28-2013 23:44:02 | More by Goosehunter75
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kirbmeist

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

02-28-2013 18:06:24 | More by kirbmeist
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TimRex

New York

4/5  rDev -3.8%

02-28-2013 16:23:11 | More by TimRex
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Seaba

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

02-28-2013 14:12:09 | More by Seaba
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leodarko

California

3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

02-28-2013 09:37:55 | More by leodarko
Hennepin (Farmhouse Saison) from Brewery Ommegang
93 out of 100 based on 4,864 ratings.