Hennepin (Farmhouse Saison) | Brewery Ommegang

6,008 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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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -16.1%

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3.92/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Served in a chalice.

Appearance- Served with nice orange color and a bit of haze. A nice billowy white head is present upon serving that fades slowly over time leaving a bit of lacing.

Smell – Citrus with some more green apple aldehyde and some phenol like aromas typical of wild yeast brews. Some bready aromas mix in with the more wild yeast aromas giving a rather nice “wild” aroma.

Taste – A sour citrus is heavy up front and is mixed in with some breadiness from the wheat maltiness. The yeast cake flavor develops more toward the middle of the flavor alongside the green apple aldehyde and some phenol flavor. Bitter and sweet fruit flavors rounds out the taste profile; with the bitter flavors winning out over sweet and leaving the tongue with a rather lemony grapefruity flavor.

Mouthfeel – A rather heavy level of carbonation suites the brew quite well. This coupled with a moderate body makes it quite easy to drink.

Overall – A very nice beer. Sour and bitter with just the right fruit sweetness. Well done for a Brett fermented beer.

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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3/5  rDev -28.1%

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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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3.85/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer pours a slightly hazy pale orange with half an inch of foamy white head that last as a thin layer on top for the duration of the glass. The lacing is minimal.

I'm getting a fruity yeast smell, almost cider like.

The taste is of spicy fruit with a slight belgian yeast flavor. Also a slight bitterness from the hops and fruity dry aftertaste.

The beer has alot of carbonation with a slight alcohol tingle very minor, dry finish.

Overall like this beer alot probably my favorite of this style. Great flavor here.

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3.5/5  rDev -16.1%

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5/5  rDev +19.9%

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3.97/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a bomber into a pint glass. I'm generally not a Belgian guy but this was pretty tasty.

A: Pours a clear, light amber with a two finger, foamy, white head. Excellent retention but no lacing. Bubbles throughout.

S: Strong and funky. Some earthy and citrus hoppiness and a bit of fruit. A great spring beer.

T: Funky here too. Citrus and spice up front give way to earthiness and a wet maltiness. Taste lingers; minimal alcohol presence.

M: Light and creamy. Highly drinkable; even sessionable despite the ABV.

O: A nice saison. I'm not a huge fan of the style, but this will be a great go-to when I feel like something different.

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

Hennepin (Farmhouse Saison) from Brewery Ommegang
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