Colette Farmhouse Ale | Great Divide Brewing Company

BA SCORE
87
very good
1,685 Ratings
Colette Farmhouse AleColette Farmhouse Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Great Divide Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
greatdivide.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by ArrogantB on 04-25-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,685
Reviews:
467
Avg:
3.85
pDev:
11.17%
 
 
Wants:
53
Gots:
310
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,685 |  Reviews: 467
Photo of GeorgiaBeerMoose
4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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2.92/5  rDev -24.2%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of sozz2
4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

Photo of mwpatter77
4.12/5  rDev +7%

Photo of StoutFox
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

Enjoyed at brewery on tap
Appearance: Yellow Cloudy, light, White head
Aroma: Very grainy, apricot
Taste: Starts out very malty, then sweet apricot, finishes with other fruit characteristics with a mild sourness,
Complexity: well balanced
Overall: a very good beer!

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Photo of Matt73
4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of ordybill
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. Aroma- Yeast, wheat and fruit drive this train. Appearance- Pours a murky yellow with a large white head. Taste- Citrus is a predominate flavor that blends well with the wheat Palate- A medium bodied beer with moderate carbonation. Overall- A good brew, worth giving a try.

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Photo of redblacks75
2.75/5  rDev -28.6%

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3/5  rDev -22.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.4/5  rDev -11.7%

Photo of Cdubs9
4.72/5  rDev +22.6%

Photo of mikefuski17
4/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.92/5  rDev +1.8%

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3.92/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of Act25
3.81/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Enjoy this brewer.
Poured from bottle into chalice.

A: Pale, very hazy yellow with rapidly vanishing head that leaves little lace.

S: Sweet + yeast with sugar and banana. Vanilla custard, clove and white pepper.

T: Follows smell but opens to a more complex pallate. Again, lemon, banana, parfait, custard. Fairly sweet taste w custardy wheat and rice. Finish in dry direction with pepper and spiciness. Complex. Notable. Nice.

F: Moderate carbonation, medium body. Very good at cask temp.

Brewer doesnt let me down here. Suitably complex and developing as it comes to cask temperature. Must try.

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Photo of nperrier
4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

Mmmm! This is a really flavorful farmhouse ale. Best I've had yet, and I've tried quite a few this past summer and fall.

It's got a nice spice to it that isn't overpowering and lights up the flavor buds on my tongue. Excellent beer!

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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

I love this beer. Fresh is funky, yet refreshing at the same time.

This may blow some folks' minds, but I actually recently aged a six-pack for a year (via a similar experiment via Great Divide's Founder, Brian Dunn), and it turned into a slightly tart, dry beer, entirely different than the original.

Anyway, it's a great beer, always worth ordering when you're looking for some farmhouse kick, along with some funky flavor.*

*I wrote this three-sheets to the wind, but stand by it whole-heartedly.

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of mvanaskie13
3.99/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a chalice: color is gold, head is feint and thin then dissipates to nothing.

Aroma is wheat, biscuit, malts and some light fruitiness from the fermentation

Taste is well balanced in malt sweeter flavors and dryness from the farmhouse yeast

Mouthfeel is sweet at first then drying and crisp

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Photo of Moses_Malone
2.75/5  rDev -28.6%

Colette Farmhouse Ale from Great Divide Brewing Company
3.85 out of 5 based on 1,685 ratings.
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