Hennepin (Farmhouse Saison) | Brewery Ommegang

6,012 Ratings
Hennepin (Farmhouse Saison)Hennepin (Farmhouse Saison)

Brewed by:
Brewery Ommegang
New York, United States

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-21-2000

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4.13/5  rDev -1%
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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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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5/5  rDev +19.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -16.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -16.1%

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3/5  rDev -28.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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2.8/5  rDev -32.9%
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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5/5  rDev +19.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -16.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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3.88/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Yellow-orange, nice frothy white head that never quite goes away and leaves behind lots of thick lacing.

S: Grains, yeast, citrus.

T/M: Crisp, dry yeasty, bready taste overall, with accents of citrus and fruits. Slightly bitter in the aftertaste.

O: Very tasty, very clean and dry, a quite good saison.

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3.95/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

750 mL bottle poured into Ommegang glass. About 2 year old bottle

This a bright yellow almost orange color with a 1 finger fizzy head that fades quickly but leaves some lacing on the glass. Bubbles from the base of the glass. Smell is full of funk with hints of banana and sugar. Little earth and hop tones as well. Pretty good smelling beer. Taste is citrusy with some floral notes. Very dry funk at the end. Taste unlike most saisons but in a good way. Mouthfeel is fairly thin with good carbonation. Overall this is quite good. Will age very well and very drinkable.

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3/5  rDev -28.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Beer 4 in my saison quest. 750 ml bottle poured into my ommegang witte glass.

A: Safron golden clear yellow. Paper white meringue head that lingers and leaves a good deal of lace.

S: Wheat malt, corriander, cinnamon and lemon zest.

T: First notes are of wheat, sliced pear, orange zest and perfume. Secondary profile is of pale malts, bitter lemon, cloves and honey. Slight hints of black pepper, and noble hops. Very distinct belgian yeast flavors. Dry citrus, plum finish.

M: Light to medium light body with mid level carbonation. Crisp drinking and easy flowing. More bitter than sweet.

O: Top tier beer from a top tier brewery. The secondary notes in this beer is what did it for me. Its a proverbial dance of flavors mixed with a solid yeast profile. Its as if Ommegang has been doing this for hundreds of years. Its a sweet nectar. Would be a great summer beer too. Im drinking it in the dead of winter, but this would be a beer garden summer treat. Wow.

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

Hennepin (Farmhouse Saison) from Brewery Ommegang
4.17 out of 5 based on 6,012 ratings.
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