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Hennepin (Farmhouse Saison) - Brewery Ommegang

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

5,286 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 5,286
Reviews: 2,060
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 235
Gots: 530 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Brewery Ommegang visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  7.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-21-2000

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Photo of masonstorm
3.94/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kajestudio
4.28/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Myboymi
3.93/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of mwckiltedsavage
4.2/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Cosmic_Chieftain
4.38/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ConradKenney
4/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ClavisAurea
4.2/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Fresh 12oz bottle serve in a Belgian tulip glass.

Appearance: pale and light gold with a full and firm head. Beautiful Belgian lace.

Nose: lemon, Belgian yeast, spicy, fruity

Taste: light and fruity, spicy and classic, sweet, breast, yeast, complex malt

Overall: nice farmhouse ale. I really enjoy Ommegang ales and look forward to trying more.

Photo of nelsonracite
3.5/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jman42
3.1/5  rDev -25.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Not a big fan of Farmhouse Saisons I guess. Smelled and tasted like yeast.

Photo of Mikefriedman90
4.76/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Exceptional saison. Another great ommegang brew. Pours light yellow with a relatively heavy top. Drinks very easy, and at 7.7% alc/vol they mask the strength well. Can clearly smell the sweet orange peel but it's the taste that's gonna keep me coming back. Until I find one to better it, the Hennepin is my new go-to saison

Photo of Patrick4434
4.06/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of babaracas
3.86/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a hazy golden color, two finger tall fluffy but fast fading off-white head settles to a thin ring, trails a few streaks of lace down the glass. Smell: pear, pepper, lightly grassy and lemony, with notes of unripe banana and something a bit oddly vegetal (like sprouting garlic). Checking the label I've never realized how many extras they throw in... don't see any expected offenders, but there is that odd out of place note. Taste: boozed ripe pear, mild whole-grain-bread graininess, lemon peel, significantly peppery with some really mild orange-ginger mix in the finish. Initially slick then fast growing carbonation hits, gets to be a little too much, then fades slowly into a crisp-ish but not dry, and slightly sticky, finish. Packaged 3/14, best by 3/16. This was my first "saison" many years ago and it's definitely an enjoyable beer... throttle up the gravity a bit and it's a killer BSPA... but for the style it advertises it's not great, and very reliant on the adjuncts.

Photo of bmeehan
4.05/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Even the beers from Ommegang that aren't outstanding are still worlds better than the same brews from a lot of other brewers. Ommegang just brews with magic, and the Hennepin is evidence of that: pretty pale color, fruitful, but not too sweet taste, and a smooth finish. Great beer.

Photo of Jdcarella
4.5/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of brusulus
4.26/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Braz
3.86/5  rDev -7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Beautiful appearance. Hazy gold with a resilient white head. Faint citrusy smell. Taste has a nice subtle tartness to it. Citrus notes with a metallic aftertaste.

Photo of aztraz
4/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of krh
3.91/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tim725
3.44/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Homers_Beer_Odyssey
3.9/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

APPEARANCE - A bit opaque, 2-finger head that dissipates, light. No lacing.

AROMA/SCENT - Hops, fruit.

TASTE - Hops, malts, bitter, nutty, pine.

MOUTHFEEL/PALATE/TEXTURE - Good carbonation, dry, clean, light, effervescent, crisp, refreshing.

VALUE - $9.99 for an 25 oz. bottle - good buy.

OVERALL/DRINKABILITY - Label indicates coriander, ginger, and orange peel, but the flavorings are very mild.

Photo of jacks0n
4.48/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Weisenbeer
4.44/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Very enjoyable. One of my new favorites!

Photo of Smitch
3.55/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ela
4.34/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Buzz3d
4.03/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Hennepin (Farmhouse Saison) from Brewery Ommegang
93 out of 100 based on 5,286 ratings.