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Hennepin (Farmhouse Saison) - Brewery Ommegang

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Hennepin (Farmhouse Saison)Hennepin (Farmhouse Saison)

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

5,154 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 5,154
Reviews: 2,044
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 224
Gots: 459 | 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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Photo of rastaman
3/5  rDev -27.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bottled . Not a huge fan of this brewer so far. Yeasty choc/caramel, pretty sweet and a little bit syruppy to be honest, a very flat mouthfeel, with not much interesting happening, definitely on the sweeter side of the scale, i've yet to be won over by this brewer, but this isn't a bad beer though.

rastaman, Oct 01, 2004
Photo of MrVonzipper
3/5  rDev -27.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A fairly cloudy, pale blonde pour. Very nice frothy while head with very good head retention, through the whole beer. Noticeable yeast remnants and carbonation.

Not very much working on the nose, a little plum, light malt

Not a ton going on as far as flavor profile notes as well. Light caramel, plum, light malt. Almost a nutty-pumpkin bread like aftertaste

Mouthfeel is pretty good. Good carbonation smooth most of the way with a little bitterness at the end.

Overall I'm a little confused with this beer. It takes like a blonde bock to me. Flavor notes along with the smell are pretty flat. It's not bad and is a decent spring type beer. But I'm just so confused with what it's trying to achieve cuz it's just so simple. It kind of tastes like it's a homebrewers first attempt at the style.

MrVonzipper, May 24, 2011
Photo of HeyJim
3/5  rDev -27.9%

HeyJim, Dec 19, 2012
Photo of klinger
3/5  rDev -27.9%

klinger, Oct 24, 2012
Photo of Dduquette
3/5  rDev -27.9%

Dduquette, May 08, 2012
Photo of TheMrFarnham
3/5  rDev -27.9%

TheMrFarnham, Jul 12, 2013
Photo of kathryn320
3/5  rDev -27.9%

It was the best in a flight of saison beers, not my fave beer though.

kathryn320, Oct 31, 2014
Photo of danfix99
3/5  rDev -27.9%

danfix99, Jun 18, 2013
Photo of leprakhan
3/5  rDev -27.9%

leprakhan, Dec 17, 2011
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3/5  rDev -27.9%

TooGood, Jun 04, 2014
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3/5  rDev -27.9%

tms2929, Nov 20, 2011
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3/5  rDev -27.9%

Sagehawk, Feb 08, 2012
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3/5  rDev -27.9%

Doc173ranger, Today at 12:26 PM
Photo of BGsWo22
3/5  rDev -27.9%

BGsWo22, Jan 30, 2013
Photo of b11
3/5  rDev -27.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This was once one of my favorites, for a number of years. Now it is made in Belgium (as of June 2012) and it is a significantly different beer, not the same at all. I taste the following: hoppier and less sweet (the subtle sweetness of this beer was one of my pleasures), far less yeast taste (again, I loved this) and more filtered for sure, and less malt taste. It's as if the brewers said "let's make Hennepin taste more like Heineken". Very disappointing. I will not be buying this again (until they make it in NY).

If you doubt me please check this out yourself, the new label says "Product of Belgium" right on the front.

b11, Jun 27, 2012
Photo of bozodogbreath
3/5  rDev -27.9%

bozodogbreath, Feb 18, 2012
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3/5  rDev -27.9%

thefluker, Jul 14, 2013
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3/5  rDev -27.9%

ChrisPro, Nov 17, 2011
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3/5  rDev -27.9%

SickNukes, May 22, 2012
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3/5  rDev -27.9%

Jackz29, Feb 27, 2014
Photo of Teddy-Pickles
3/5  rDev -27.9%

Teddy-Pickles, Jul 01, 2013
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3/5  rDev -27.9%

ksherry112, Dec 30, 2011
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3/5  rDev -27.9%

jesus808, Feb 21, 2012
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3/5  rDev -27.9%

LarryAppleton, Dec 30, 2012
Photo of Kahlerbock
3/5  rDev -27.9%

Kahlerbock, Feb 16, 2012
Hennepin (Farmhouse Saison) from Brewery Ommegang
93 out of 100 based on 5,154 ratings.