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Hennepin (Farmhouse Saison) | Brewery Ommegang

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Hennepin (Farmhouse Saison)Hennepin (Farmhouse Saison)
BA SCORE
4.15/5
Exceptional
6,040 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
Ranking:
#1,464
Reviews:
2,187
Ratings:
6,040
pDev:
10.84%
Bros Score:
4.3
 
 
Wants:
370
Gots:
1,074
Trade:
3
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Ratings: 6,040 |  Reviews: 2,187
Photo of Blackop555
4.24/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours hazy yellow. Foamy, fluffy, tall, off white head that lasts a while with light lacing.

Smells clove, fruity yeast, light Funk, doughy malt and hint of pepper.

Tastes apple, pear, spice, yeast Funk, doughy malt and light citrus peel. Finish is semi dry with a yeast Funk and citrusy linger. Medium body and creamy higher medium carbonation.

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Photo of guzzleacoldone
3.92/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Sulty
4.08/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of csmrx7
4.09/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

This is an excellent example of a traditional saison.

Pours golden yellow with a puffy head.

Nose is full of sweet esters and yeast, with hints of light malt.

The taste follows the nose closely with a touch of apple which dissipates as it warms, and truely comes into its own.

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Photo of Bwbrev
4.38/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of briandschorr
4.78/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Another home run for Ommegang. A fantastic beer overall and is a must try for all beer lovers out there. A fine example of how a Saison should be. You will notice a good amount of carbonation. The taste is amazing. There is a mild note of fruit that stays on the palate. There is a wonderful white head along with slight lacing. The taste follows the nose and is a lovely blend of clove, Pilsner, fruit, and yeast. I found there to be a great mouthfeel. The champagne-like quality is another element that, when combined with everything else, makes this beer an amazing addition to the Ommegang body of work.

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

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

Photo of Holderness
4.01/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Hazy yellow body with a fizzy white head produced with gentle pour. Decent retention and minimal lacing. Smells of pilsner, fruity yeast, jackfruit, clove, and booze. Taste largely follows the nose , but the tongue-tickling effervescence and booziness masks some of the nuances in the flavor. Nice, full yet refreshing mouthfeel thanks to the high ABV. Overall a nice high-ABV saison

81/100

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

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

Photo of hypnotoad1
4/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ahentz
4.7/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of BeerAndGasMasks
3.87/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From the bottle, it pours a solid amber with a modest head which reduces to a ring and a large continent. Possibly some fruit and malt in the nose. The mouth gets a bit of malt and really slight funk. Enjoyable.

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Photo of mpenske
3.75/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of StormAles
3.94/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Playboymanbaby
4.26/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of maltznhopz
4.18/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of El_Brujo_de_A2
3.29/5  rDev -20.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours golden amber. Bubbly thick head on this brew fading quickly into spotted lacing through out.No fruit notes on the nose. bready mouth feel. Apricot or other fruits are not present in the taste. Heavy malt/yeast/grain instead. Alcohol taste is more prominent yet clean and crisp.Very dry finish. Leaves an interesting coating on the palate perhaps this is the ginger doing its magic.

Hennepin saison ale makes for a solid companion to the summer weather. I've come to expect some semi sweet notes on this style of brew.I've only had a handful of examples in this style. My inexperience and sweet tooth,however does not take away any part of the joy I get from sipping on this brew. Overall this is a solid farmhouse ale, just not what I was expecting. Definitely complex.

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Photo of reebtaerG
4.49/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of The_Atom
4.09/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is delicious. Pours a very prominent soapy head, but dies down a few minutes after the pour. Decent amount of carbonation, slight hint of fruit in the background with a strong presence on the palate. I also pick up on a slight witbier profile character at times. The way a saison should be!

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Photo of ADG2995
4.21/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of craigbelly
4.02/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Really nice carbonation. Nice funky saison flavors. Nice spice and peppery touch at the end. Get a touch of apples and lemons. Does a good job of not being to overly sweet.

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Photo of Briggsy43
4.13/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Hennepin (Farmhouse Saison) from Brewery Ommegang
Beer rating: 4.15 out of 5 with 6,040 ratings
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