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:
5,985
Reviews:
2,169
Avg:
4.17
pDev:
10.79%
 
 
Wants:
357
Gots:
1,046
For Trade:
3
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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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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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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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4.54/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Golden but clear. Great carbonation. Decent head

Smell: Spicy and herbal. Difficult to pick one overwhelming scent. Hints of citrus.

Taste: An initial hit of strong carbonation followed by the floral taste of the hops, but not too "hoppy". Complex herbal taste, slight citrus, and great balance..

Mouthfeel: Full body but not weighty. Refreshing due to the blend of citrus and carbonation. Light enough to drink quickly but complex enough to slow down.

Overall: My first review, my first saison, and easily my favorite beer to date. The balance in this beer is fantastic. Those who are turned off by hops can wait a second until the complexity of the beer comes out. The citrus isn't the primary taste, yet it isn't too herbal. I really enjoy this beer.

Served in a chilled glass poured from a bottle.

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3/5  rDev -28.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -16.1%

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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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4.57/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

This beer was poured out of a 12 ounce bottle. Served cool.

The body is Lemondrop yellow with a very thick White head

Smells like cloves and hay

Very herbal taste somewhat bitter, cloves and medicinal herbs. Very slight boozy finish

Well carbonated

This is a very nice. I would certainly have again

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.21/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

A - nice light golden color with so much carbonation that the beer almost looked like champagne.

S - great slightly fruity smell that filled the immediate area almost as soon as the bottle was open.

T - a well balanced brew with a citrus flavor upfront. The flavor left on the palate I found to be almost cider-like.

M - very crisp and light due to the high carbonation; also dry, again very reminiscent of cider/champagne.

O - very good beer. I would suggest this during spring and summer. I bought this for a snowy Maine night and I think my choice might have been better with something a bit heavier.

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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