Hennepin (Farmhouse Saison) | Brewery Ommegang

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Hennepin (Farmhouse Saison)Hennepin (Farmhouse Saison)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brewery Ommegang
New York, United States
ommegang.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-21-2000

BEER STATS
Ratings:
6,009
Reviews:
2,177
Avg:
4.17
pDev:
10.79%
 
 
Wants:
361
Gots:
1,054
For Trade:
3
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Photo of dukeufo
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Holderness
4.01/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Hazy yellow body with a fizzy white head produced with gentle pour. Decent retention and minimal lacing. Smells of pilsner, fruity yeast, jackfruit, clove, and booze. Taste largely follows the nose , but the tongue-tickling effervescence and booziness masks some of the nuances in the flavor. Nice, full yet refreshing mouthfeel thanks to the high ABV. Overall a nice high-ABV saison

81/100

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Photo of chadbweiner
4.06/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of alexsergio
4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of hypnotoad1
4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ahentz
4.7/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of BeerAndGasMasks
3.87/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From the bottle, it pours a solid amber with a modest head which reduces to a ring and a large continent. Possibly some fruit and malt in the nose. The mouth gets a bit of malt and really slight funk. Enjoyable.

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Photo of mpenske
3.75/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of StormAles
3.94/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Playboymanbaby
4.26/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of maltznhopz
4.18/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of El_Brujo_de_A2
3.29/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours golden amber. Bubbly thick head on this brew fading quickly into spotted lacing through out.No fruit notes on the nose. bready mouth feel. Apricot or other fruits are not present in the taste. Heavy malt/yeast/grain instead. Alcohol taste is more prominent yet clean and crisp.Very dry finish. Leaves an interesting coating on the palate perhaps this is the ginger doing its magic.

Hennepin saison ale makes for a solid companion to the summer weather. I've come to expect some semi sweet notes on this style of brew.I've only had a handful of examples in this style. My inexperience and sweet tooth,however does not take away any part of the joy I get from sipping on this brew. Overall this is a solid farmhouse ale, just not what I was expecting. Definitely complex.

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Photo of reebtaerG
4.49/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of The_Atom
4.09/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is delicious. Pours a very prominent soapy head, but dies down a few minutes after the pour. Decent amount of carbonation, slight hint of fruit in the background with a strong presence on the palate. I also pick up on a slight witbier profile character at times. The way a saison should be!

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Photo of ADG2995
4.21/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of fthegiants
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of craigbelly
4.02/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Really nice carbonation. Nice funky saison flavors. Nice spice and peppery touch at the end. Get a touch of apples and lemons. Does a good job of not being to overly sweet.

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Photo of Briggsy43
4.13/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of godawgs
4.28/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.99/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

It poured a light golden yellow yielding a yellow/orange colored body. A white, foamy, one inch head appeared and slowly died to a film coating the top of the body. A fair amount of carbonation is seen rising. The smell has the coriander and pepper up front. The taste is peppery and crisp yet tart and balances it all out with a slight orange peel-esque-ness coming through. The palate is dry on the aftertaste and finish, some acceptable harshness on the tongue. I’d say this is fairly drinkable. I’d say this isn’t exactly very drinkable. Overall, this is a good saison, different from most I’ve had, but still good.

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Photo of neurobate
4.14/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Shade1951
4.13/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Love this one! I'm surprised I haven't already rated it, as I've had it several times.

Color is a lovely bright cloudy amber. A normal pour creates a billow of white foamy head that dissipates after a couple of minutes to a thin white covering. Fragrance is pleasant and mild - a bit of flower and grain.

Taste is great. A hint of sweetness, but only a hint. Dry on the finish. Quite refreshing, as is supposed to be the case with a saison, although the ABV can be dangerous if one quaffs the brew quickly. Tingly carbonation - champagne-like. Slightly watery, which works fine as a thirst quencher.

Overall, a fine ale that I pick up whenever I come across it.

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Photo of Chuckdiesel24
4.08/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BEER88
4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of wander4
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Hennepin (Farmhouse Saison) from Brewery Ommegang
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