Hennepin (Farmhouse Saison) | Brewery Ommegang

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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

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-21-2000

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

A: poured into an Ommegang glass to a cloudy deep yellow to light orange with a three finger fluffy white head that is slow to recede
S: smells a bit fruity and also has notes of lemon zest, grass, and a nit of must along with a bit of pale malt aroma. a bit of spicy yeast comes through as well
T: spicy yeast, clove and banana comes through, some fruity esters, grassy and a bit musty, lemon zest as well with a cracker flavor from the malt. aftertaste is fruity with a bit of peppery yeast and some lemon zest
M: mouthfeel is a touch under medium with ample and effervescent carbonation, slightly drying finish
O: a very solid beer that is quite tasty. a very nice example of the style with good complexity and flavor notes.

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

I had to do a double-take when reading the back label. Brewed by Duvel Moortgat, imported by Ommegang--WHAT???? After doing a little digging, I found that Ommegang closed for a couple of weeks in January to undertake some improvements to their brewsery, and Duvel actually did take over brewing some of their beers. The neck label does say it is a "true Belgian Saisson Ale".

Pours a transparent golden-orange with a near white head of 3 1/2 fingers which gradually settles, becoming chunky and swiss cheese-like on the way down. Thick, sticky lacing is more prevalent as the beer warms. Carbonation bubbles rise like a tower of smoke from the center of my Duvel tulip (appropriately enough) as well as being scattered throughout.

Aroma of sweet honey, and toasted whole grain. Floral and peppery aromas as well.

On the dry side, but still, a bit of malty sweetness manages to punch through the tart lemony flavor. Earthy, but not funky.

Medium to medium-light bodied.Peppery carbonation stings the entire mouth. Hot burn of alcohol in the throat.

An excellent brew!! I had thought that perhaps this would be more suited for a cooler month, but this seems lighter and more summery than some Saissons.

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Hennepin (Farmhouse Saison) from Brewery Ommegang
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