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Hennepin (Farmhouse Saison) - Brewery Ommegang

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

4,966 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 4,966
Reviews: 2,033
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 215
Gots: 395 | 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 CalgaryFMC
4.05/5  rDev -2.6%

12 oz. bottle poured into a tulip glass. A cloudy golden yellow with a white head that starts large but quickly settles down to a comfortable half-finger. Very malty, fruity, spicy aroma: Fresh apples, hay, light grapefruit, breakfast cereal, pungent coriander seed, white wine, and just a touch of funk. Palate is correspondingly fruity yet quite dry. Robust rich malt backbone coupled with the fruit and spice notes mentioned above, subtle nutmeg and cardamom, citrus (lemon and grapefruit rind), shortbread, and a hint of rock candy sweetness. Body is thin to moderate, with carbonation on the low end. Quite a wonderful saison, not as tart and bitter as some, lacking that dry "burlap sack" note, and yet redolent with yeast phenols and esters plus added hop bite.

CalgaryFMC, Aug 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

Fitze, Aug 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

fastestmanalive, Aug 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

sgregory, Aug 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

Carmack, Aug 26, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

hiker1701a, Aug 26, 2014
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3/5  rDev -27.9%

jordanimal, Aug 26, 2014
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4.36/5  rDev +4.8%

CBucks12, Aug 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

AlbertSchwartz, Aug 26, 2014
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5/5  rDev +20.2%

ananh, Aug 26, 2014
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3.52/5  rDev -15.4%

madamebia, Aug 26, 2014
Photo of MrBoz21
4.22/5  rDev +1.4%

Pale yellow with foamy white head. Cloudy chill haze and lots of bubbles. Head settled into firm skiff and mild lacing. The aroma is fruity (banana, green apple and melon), spicy (coriander, clove), floral, and slightly funky (barnyard and leather). Delicate and nicely balanced … no punches in the face and the character comes together as one. Much the same for the taste, hop and phenolic bitterness with subtle malt in the background. Light and balanced. Finishes very dry with moderate astringency. Body is light and bubbly … feels like a dry champagne without.
Overall, it is a delicious beer and another example of why I’m being drawn to Belgian-styles. Complex, yet well connected and easy to drink. Perhaps just a bit too dry and astringent … preserve a touch more malt in the overall character.

MrBoz21, Aug 26, 2014
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4.36/5  rDev +4.8%

Mgovy, Aug 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

metalbassist1993, Aug 25, 2014
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4.36/5  rDev +4.8%

Aweigel79, Aug 25, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Lucnifter, Aug 24, 2014
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4.32/5  rDev +3.8%

Kingcurio, Aug 24, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +1%

RachaelAgnes, Aug 24, 2014
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5/5  rDev +20.2%

Gschwaeb, Aug 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

On tap at Dave's house
Slightly hazy light golden color, earthy fruity funky aroma and flavor. Deceptively easy to drink farmhouse ale.

johnnnniee, Aug 23, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Jeremy0682, Aug 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Bottle poured into a chalice

Pours a huge, billowy, frothy , white three finger foam cap. Giant bubbles , very good lacings. Golden yellow, hazy with carbonation

Aroma of grass, pepper, spices , cloves

Grass and spice firmly , squarely placed in the center of the tongue, citrus notes, tart apples.

Crisp, dry mouthfeel, gentle carbonation. Tart aftertaste

Great beer from a great brewery

WunderLlama, Aug 23, 2014
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4.24/5  rDev +1.9%

Andy_Luft, Aug 22, 2014
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4.16/5  rDev 0%

PTEdelman, Aug 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

22Blue, Aug 22, 2014
Hennepin (Farmhouse Saison) from Brewery Ommegang
93 out of 100 based on 4,966 ratings.