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Hennepin (Farmhouse Saison) | Brewery Ommegang

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Hennepin (Farmhouse Saison)Hennepin (Farmhouse Saison)
BA SCORE
4.15/5
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6,038 Ratings
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

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-21-2000

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,450
Reviews:
2,186
Ratings:
6,038
pDev:
10.84%
Bros Score:
4.3
 
 
Wants:
368
Gots:
1,072
Trade:
3
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 6,038 |  Reviews: 2,186
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured my 12 oz. bottle into a goblet glass and received a cloudish, lemon pie-filling yellow tint. Very good carbonation which led to a two-finger head that receeded quickly to half-finger froth but left sheath lacings. A crisp, tart citrus smell of mostly lemon and orange, mellow floral hops and caramel and some hints of pepper and clove among other spices (for a second I also thought I picked up bread malt in this beer). The taste is crisp, also, with the hops being a little on the heavy side in a more-or-less full bodied beer. The lemon is more prominant than orange and other fruits in regards to taste, and there are hints of grassiness. This beer goes down smooth with some caramel on the sides, and has a semi-dry finish thanks to some (bread?) malty goodness.
This is a great beer, but I guess I didn't think it was as great as most other people.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours pale yellow... excellent clarity for a wheat.

Very sour, earthy aroma

Tastes sweet, honey with citrus, balanced with a crisp carbonation, finishing with a lingering wheaty tart/sourness... very refreshing.

Great wheat, balanced, yet extreme.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: pretty light yellow in color with a big head that settles down nicely.

S: Fresh citrus fruit with a nice yeastiness about it. Very inviting.

T: A very nice tasting beer. Light up front with a nice mild spiciness. Finishes with the taste of lemon peel and a bit of that yeast I smelled.

M: Sparkling and light. Goes down rather easy.

D: I bottle these in the small 12 oz, bottles but could but down a big boy with ease.

Overall: A great domestic version of a Saison. Summer is the season to enjoy a saison and this one is thirst quenching. I just finished cooking burgers on the grill and popped this one open. Like peanut butter goes with jelly, Hennepin goes with charred flesh (burgers), summer, and good times.

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Hennepin (Farmhouse Saison) from Brewery Ommegang
Beer rating: 4.15 out of 5 with 6,038 ratings
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