Hennepin | Brewery Ommegang

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4.15/5
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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:
Hoppy, farmhouse saison with champagne like effervescence; flavors include ginger, spice, orange and toasted grain.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-21-2000

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,553
Reviews:
2,196
Ratings:
6,072
pDev:
10.84%
Bros Score:
4.3
 
 
Wants:
376
Gots:
1,089
Trade:
3
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 6,072 |  Reviews: 2,196
Photo of dcbeers
3.91/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RichieRich1812
4/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Vetbidder
4.19/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Light color with lots of carbonation bubbles. To me this has the scent of a Belgian Tripel, a bit funky with some spice. Quite a complex range of flavor, there's beery maltiness, some spice with a tripel yeast finish. It's flavorful and yet very much still a beer. Very carbonated and creamy. Well done. The slightest bit of heat on the end.

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Photo of Samlover55
4.23/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle into Libbey tulip
no date code
L- hazy ice tea color, with huge fluffy white head, and great retention
S- farmhouse funk, coriander, orange peel
T- sweet, spicy, funky, in reality a real nice blend of spices and its hard to pick out indivual ones, but really nice all together
F- smooth and creamy with 'tight' carbonation
Overall a great aromatic beer with even better taste. the spices are real nice and subtle contributing to but not overpowering this well crafted brew

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Photo of frykid
4.4/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

poured into a tulip glass
L: golden color, with a 1/2" head that subsided after a few minutes
S: citrus and spice aromas
t: a very good balance of the flavors, a little bitterness - like peppercorns

I have had this several times recently and each time I like it even more. excellent saison

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Photo of Benl7217
4.06/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of puck1225
4.35/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a bottle into a tulip glass. Cloudy yellow color with a rich and foamy head and great lacing. Fragrant and fruity smell, very pleasant. The taste is classic saison, fruity, lemons and spice. Very nice beer!

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Photo of EmeraldMist
4.85/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Look - Nearly clear, gold in color with a big fluffy white head. Lots of visible carbonation.
Aroma - Coriander, slight hay, white pepper, orange, grass.
Taste - Biscuity malt, bitter spice, grassy hops, pinch of orange, musty, clean dry finish. The slightest wimper of alcohol after the finish.
Feel - Medium body, loads of carbonation, dry. Goes perfect with the taste and makes an incredibly refreshing beer.

Overall - All of the flavors compliment each other extraordinarily well. One of the best beers I've ever had.

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Photo of BrentMcQuirk
4.06/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jacknyr08
4.69/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of archero
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of soundaurora
4/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kraticus41
4/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MrJuengling
4.18/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Nunya
3.96/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Supergenou
4.27/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Biggtriksta
3.5/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dgmirelli
4.21/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

love this beer, drank it all the time then I got my hop chops....great pour with a lemon yellow tint, great head that sits well taste touch of citrus and a great feel with full bodied carbonation, great stuff

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Photo of Jsalz21
4.07/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Jraiona
4.46/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a tulip from a 750ml bottle with a best by of 1/2018.

L- A hazy gold with thick and fairly well sustained head. There is a considerable amount of yeast in the bottom of the bottle and the brewer even cautions to pour slowly.

S- Yeasty with the scent of wet grass and a slight funkiness.

T- Peppery with a hint of citrus peel pith. Moderately hoppy but balanced and refined with a clean, dry finish.

F- Very effervescent and light on the tongue. A rich full body, very crisp and light.

O- This Saison achieves a nice balance of complexity yet maintains the spirt of simplicity of a true farmhouse ale. One of the best I've had.

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Photo of Pro_Magnon
4.15/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Alupin
4.14/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of HopliteMpls612
4.42/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Satorn
4.15/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Timtac
3.84/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Hennepin from Brewery Ommegang
Beer rating: 4.15 out of 5 with 6,072 ratings