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Hennepin (Farmhouse Saison) - Brewery Ommegang

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

4,774 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 4,774
Reviews: 2,019
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 197
Gots: 323 | 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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Ratings: 4,774 | Reviews: 2,019 | Display Reviews Only:
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sbanacho

California

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

08-29-2012 02:28:14 | More by sbanacho
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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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straightlambic

California

4/5  rDev -3.8%

12-18-2013 22:58:20 | More by straightlambic
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Azpittil57

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.8%

06-29-2013 21:12:47 | More by Azpittil57
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DemoniChris

Nebraska

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

11-03-2013 17:43:35 | More by DemoniChris
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blastoderm55

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

03-11-2014 02:37:30 | More by blastoderm55
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JohnnyDuvel

Florida

4.33/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This was quite a pleasant suprise. Somehow, I had the sense that this would be more of a "spritzy", carbonated type of beer. In reality, it is very much like some of my favorite Belgian (and Belgian-styled) beers. Quite the subtle flavor for the style, very refreshing . Pours a large, fluffy head, good retention. Fluffy lace remains. Similar to Orval in the body and mouthfeel, but without the spicy, flowery taste. This goes down so easy, it could get you in trouble! Dare I say delicate?! Quite a feat for a beer with a 7% ABV. This beer is a good bargain, and would be perfect for anyone who may like the Belgians, but doesn't want 'em too strong.

Serving type: bottle

02-12-2003 09:58:28 | More by JohnnyDuvel
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erha2

New York

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

05-30-2012 02:19:22 | More by erha2
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csurowiec

Maryland

4/5  rDev -3.8%

09-04-2013 09:44:19 | More by csurowiec
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mattboyer182

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

06-11-2014 14:53:50 | More by mattboyer182
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MammothTarantula

Oklahoma

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

03-27-2012 02:49:13 | More by MammothTarantula
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cjac

Maryland

4/5  rDev -3.8%

12-26-2012 00:23:55 | More by cjac
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zerk

California

4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dark golden color, with a white head. Head dissapates quickly, but carbonation continuously replenishes it. Aroma and taste contain honey, spice, and citrus. Highly carbonated, very crisp, and drinkable.

This is a great beer for the price, $4.50 for 750ml in Indianapolis.

Serving type: bottle

08-07-2002 07:52:29 | More by zerk
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Nipitato

Massachusetts

3.8/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Picked up a bottle at Marty's Liqours in Allston.

A: A gorgeous beer. Golden. Not clear. Volumnous craggy white head. Visibly effervescent. Belgian lace.

S: Soft, airy, light citrus like aromatic prescence. Nice malty base. Phenolic peppery aroma barely present.

T: Dry. Slightly sour. Nice and peppery. More so than scent leads on. Citrus esters not as prominent.

MF: Light and airy. Very effervescent. Nearly astringent bordering on puckering. As mentioned by other reviewers this beer does not give away its higher alcohol content.

D: The lightness and dryness of this beer makes it quite drinkable. A great beer to break someone out of the macro beer pattern.

Serving type: bottle

01-18-2007 21:20:01 | More by Nipitato
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heysuz

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

02-06-2013 23:28:51 | More by heysuz
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heerboth

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

03-26-2014 04:16:14 | More by heerboth
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SupremePie

Vermont

3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

02-11-2013 05:25:47 | More by SupremePie
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midnitesun11

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

06-05-2013 04:37:34 | More by midnitesun11
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brealbg

Ohio

4/5  rDev -3.8%

07-24-2012 14:02:51 | More by brealbg
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g_jenkins

California

4/5  rDev -3.8%

04-07-2014 04:30:47 | More by g_jenkins
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Barnsley

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

07-30-2013 19:06:28 | More by Barnsley
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MakeMineADoubleJack

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

04-18-2014 13:27:41 | More by MakeMineADoubleJack
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goschool

California

4.45/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Its corked bottle opens with a satisfying 'pop!' The pour is hazy yellow with a big creamy head. The aroma features citrus and pepper with a hint of hops. Lemon zest, spice, hops, and yeast come together nicely for a complex taste that's crisp and drinkable. The mouthfeel is light bodied and bubbly. The 7.5% is well hidden. At less than $5, this fantastic saison could be the best bargain around.

Serving type: bottle

09-09-2005 06:17:12 | More by goschool
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NiceTaps

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

For this review, 12oz bottle in a tulip glass.

A- Light yellowy-gold color with a massive white head. The head fades to a thick film, serious lacing. This beer is clearly unfiltered.

S- Bananas, pears, light fruits, spices. And two of my favorites: yeasty funk and funky yeast.

T- Belgian style yeast, spices, light fruits. Spicy, a bit peppery.

M- Ebullient. Light, crisp, refreshing. Body without baggage.

O- Spot on for the style. I've drank this many, many times and it always tastes fresh and inviting.

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2013 01:42:35 | More by NiceTaps
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kinger

Ohio

3.9/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a rich golden orange and yellow with head and lacing that remain for the duration. The smells are sweet and slightly spicy, hops can be detected. The taste is crisp and refreshing and follows with the aromas detected. Finishes very clean. A nicely crafted beer, this is my first saison but I have had similar belgian style ales. From what I understand a saison is similar except for the way they were originally brewed. I was hoping for more flavors but the cost is reasonable for this beer. I will enjoy this one again.

Serving type: bottle

07-29-2008 19:50:17 | More by kinger
Hennepin (Farmhouse Saison) from Brewery Ommegang
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