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:
5,996
Reviews:
2,174
Avg:
4.17
pDev:
10.79%
 
 
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361
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1,054
For Trade:
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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a light amber gold that is slightly murky. A huge pure white head forces me to pour into the tulip several times and leaves behind a ton of thick lacing.

Smell is yeast and malt. A light apple fruitiness and some spice are detectable as it opens up. There is some light funk as well.

Taste is dry maltiness. Very mellow. A fruity bitterness is in the aftertaste. I am missing the tart though, according to the listed style.

Texture is incredibly light and smooth. A highly carbonated beer makes this light bodied beer even lighter. Very drinkable.

My first venture into the farmhouse/saison, and I really enjoyed this. I was really hoping for some fruit tartness, but didn't find any. A great beer nonetheless.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured to a tulip.

Appearance: Clear gold, with an amassing full inch white head. Bubbles up but settles after a sip.

Smell: Hints of yeast, and slight fruit closer on the citrus side.

Taste: Yeast, raw hops, slightly bitter but yet might come off sweet. This is definitely the beer you want to have outside barbequing in the summer.

Mouth: Easily your medium to heavy beer, so smooth you don't want to share the bottle.

Overall: Yeah, just that good! Salud!

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

12 oz bottle. Smells kind of like a hefeweisen to me. I think I smell lemon, but I can’t tell whether this is just because so many beers get served with a lemon slice in the US. Nose is a little richer second time around, a little earthier and more cloves.

Taste is a little flatter than I expected. Not that bright, falls more on the bitter side. Carbonation is out-of-control. Makes it hard to swirl around and get the full experience! One of the flavors in the aftertaste reminds me of a flat domestic lager. Little bit of tang on the tongue after a swallow. Tastes like it is high alcohol, and it turns out to be significantly high!

Overall: B-, not a big fan

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Hennepin (Farmhouse Saison) from Brewery Ommegang
4.17 out of 5 based on 5,996 ratings.
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