Colette Farmhouse Ale | Great Divide Brewing Company

BA SCORE
87
very good
1,698 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:
1,698
Reviews:
472
Avg:
3.85
pDev:
11.17%
 
 
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54
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322
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Aroma: Bold fruity esters and spicy phenols. Banana and clove, lots of wheat, a good dose of lemon citrus. Belgian yeast, mildly spicy although not peppery.

Appearance: Straw. Moderately hazy. Small white head dissolves quickly. Little lacing.

Taste: Lots of lemon, some black pepper. Bitter malt, Munich or Vienna and some Pilsner. Residual white sugar. Sweet from the lemon and malt. Good dose of bitter from the malt and yeast.

Mouthfeel: Light body. Finishes mildly dry. Carbonation is light, but is obviously present.

Overall: A bit odd with the lemon and strong black pepper. Some good some bad, nothing special.

Drank on 5/2/2012. Bottled 3/26/2012.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle poured into pint glass.

A - pours a chill hazed straw yellow, 1" white head formation. Slick lacing that didn't cling

S - Some funkiness and tart. Lemons, pepper, yeast

T - A tangy lemony flavour with an odd, almost sour funkiness to it. I don't expect Saison/farmhouses to be this tart, maybe it is just me.

M - Light, crisp, dry

O - Average saison, a bit too tart but not bad.

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Colette Farmhouse Ale from Great Divide Brewing Company
3.85 out of 5 based on 1,698 ratings.
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