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%
 
 
Wants:
54
Gots:
321
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 1,698 |  Reviews: 472
Photo of beerpadawan
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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2.75/5  rDev -28.6%

Photo of secondtooth
4.02/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Cloudy straw-gold in appearance, with a light white head. No lace here.

Nose is sweet and malty, grains and toast.

Flavor is sweet and crisp, with hints of citrus, fruits, and spice. There's a slight hoppy bitterness at the finish. Very tasty and full of flavor.

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Photo of BarryMFBurton
3.51/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DerwinWentworth
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of mdillon86
4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of Elicoleman
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of taospowder
4.01/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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

Pours a cloudy golden color, big soapy and fizzy white head, big blobs of lace down the glass. Smell: quite doughy, coriander, dried grass, vaguely fruity. Taste: pear and soft apple, grassy, mildly doughy, coriander and dried pineapple notes. Medium bodied, nearly effervescent carbonation, sticky finish. Decent Americanized take.

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Photo of RedneckBeerz
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of InfernoBoss
4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of atsprings
3.95/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Many thanks to Erik from Flying Saucer for the hook-up, 22oz bomber into a Duvel snifter pours a hazy straw yellow with a nice frothy off-white head. Aroma is lemon peel and sweet malt. Taste is a nice amount of sweet fruit, crisp spice and yeast funk that leaves a tart, sour finish. The beer is just as crisp and refreshing as the style calls for, the tartness is a little on the astringent side, however. This is an enjoyable Saison, just not as good as I hoped it would be coming from Great Divide, oh well, it is still enjoyable.

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Photo of TheFightfan1
3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

Photo of juicebox
4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of UltimateLivewire
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Photo of gordavidson
3.73/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A- A pale, hazy yellow liquid with some yeast floaters. The creamy white head has some good retention and leaves some nice lacing.

S- Funk, lemon, pepper, and some white bread. Pretty aromatic and enjoyable.

T- Same as the aroma with a slight earthy edge. There is a bit of a floral background to it as well.

M- Pretty creamy and is not too dry on the tail end.

D- Smooth and enjoyable. May not be as memorable as some European counterparts, but it is tasty.

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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of jshusc
3.78/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of FriedSlug
3.64/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Cloudy pale gold with a white head that clings to the edges and leaves spotty lacing. The aroma is yeast, wheat, lemon, coriander and spiciness. The taste bright apple and spiciness with some funk and bread. It is decently carbonated and has an almost medium mouthfeel.

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Photo of bigbluebeerguy
4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of DaftPatrick
4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of MattMorin
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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