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Hennepin (Farmhouse Saison) - Brewery Ommegang

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

5,140 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 5,140
Reviews: 2,042
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 224
Gots: 455 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

DRBiser, Apr 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

dangermusic, Apr 25, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

rcatalano, Apr 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

JDavidRice, Apr 24, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

J_Dub, Apr 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

mtbdonn, Apr 22, 2013
Photo of HerculesRM
3.7/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Hazy gold with a gigantic white head (pour it into a 16 ounce glass). Smells like yarrow and milkweed, like an overgrown field (typical of saisons). Flavours of coriander, yellow curry, fresh cut grass, booze. You have to like saisons to appreciate this, but it's a good one.

HerculesRM, Apr 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

Bluecane, Apr 21, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

ericdupont, Apr 21, 2013
Photo of raoulduke25
4.31/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This was a gift from a dear friend. Much appreciated, bro.

The first thing I notice is that no matter how slowly and methodically I pour it, a foamy head quickly develops. The beer pours smoothly and after it is done, there appear in the glass tiny colloidal particles that hang suspended in the glass, through the entire depth.

The smell is heavenly, soft, unobtrusive. A light malt waft is sensed when one dips his nose into the glass.

The taste is mellow but not without complexity. It's almost as if too many layers exist to parse in one sip. Hence, many sips were taken to identify all the many parts, but I remained unsuccessful in my ability catalogue them all.

The mouthfeel, though admittedly unimportant compared to taste, was much less viscous than one would think based on appearance.

Overall, this ale is excellent, a definite keeper of the Belgian brewing tradition.

raoulduke25, Apr 21, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

nakedninjaturtle, Apr 21, 2013
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5/5  rDev +20.2%

TwoForty, Apr 21, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

Kunstman, Apr 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

sukwonee, Apr 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

BklynTerp, Apr 20, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

fredmugs, Apr 19, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Iamstryker, Apr 19, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

tbryan5, Apr 19, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

BigOldOaf, Apr 18, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

ecmoon3, Apr 17, 2013
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3.61/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I first had a bottle with the same label as in the photo which was in fact brewed in Belgium by Duvel. It would've rated at least a 4. Clearly superior to the second bottle brewed in NY with a silver label.

Color, taste, look, head, mouthfeel were all superior from the Duvel brewed version. The newest version tasted more like triple to me.

Overall average and will be sticking with abbey ale from ommegang.

kini, Apr 17, 2013
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4.21/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

appearance: a beautiful hazy golden straw color with a 3 finger head that slowly dissapates to a thin layering on top of the beer. good, thick, creamy lacing throughout.

smell: that wonderful belgian funk that i cherish dearly, along with hay, some sweet florals, and citrus (mainly orange).

taste: delicious. plain and simple. much like the nose with the belgian yeast coming forward perfectly.

moutfeel: smooth, light, fluffy. light to medium bodied

overall: this just took over tank 7 in my "favorites" for this category. touche ommegang.

alex_hart, Apr 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

theGlasstronaut, Apr 16, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

cosmonick, Apr 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

Lurkerson, Apr 16, 2013
Hennepin (Farmhouse Saison) from Brewery Ommegang
93 out of 100 based on 5,140 ratings.