Hennepin (Farmhouse Saison) | Brewery Ommegang

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5,985 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

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-21-2000

BEER STATS
Ratings:
5,985
Reviews:
2,169
Avg:
4.17
pDev:
10.79%
 
 
Wants:
357
Gots:
1,046
For Trade:
3
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 5,985 |  Reviews: 2,169
Photo of Theitos
4.76/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured in to the Ommegang proprietary glass.

A: Pours a nice light gold color with a thick head that sticks around. If you hold it up to the light it looks like an underwater shot of an ice pack. Nice release of carbonation while you admire the beer.

S: Smells yeasty with a hint of either citrus or pine maybe both.

T: There's so much to taste here. I can taste a muted hops combined with that yeasty taste. I don't taste the spice I kind of just feel it on my tongue. As it warms I can taste a fruity flavor.

M: I love how it sits on my tongue. Smooth but with an occasional bite.

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4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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5/5  rDev +19.9%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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5/5  rDev +19.9%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

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5/5  rDev +19.9%

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5/5  rDev +19.9%

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5/5  rDev +19.9%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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5/5  rDev +19.9%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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5/5  rDev +19.9%

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5/5  rDev +19.9%

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5/5  rDev +19.9%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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5/5  rDev +19.9%

Photo of datalager
4.48/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Mmmmm...Hennepin. A beautiful beer from Ommegang.

Pour is a murky saffron yellow, swimming with all kinds of small sediment. The off-white head has the characteristics of peaked stiff egg white, and rises two fingers...easily. You could do four if you were too aggressive. Lacing is absolutely sick! This is one of my favorite looking beers by far, as there is just so much to look at. Simply beautiful.

Aroma is a fusion of pine, fruit, must, and a little wood...maybe cedar???

Flavors here are awesome, with tons of dynamic play. Hops up front display a familiar "IPA" type evergreen note. But this quickly fades into an unripened plum flavor, which greets you with sweetness, but ends rather sour. Aftertaste is quite earthy, but like others have said here, it is actually pleasant.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied, without any distracting bite. Nicely balanced.

An absolute favorite for me, and the default pale on my shelf.

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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5/5  rDev +19.9%

Hennepin (Farmhouse Saison) from Brewery Ommegang
4.17 out of 5 based on 5,985 ratings.
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