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This hoppy, farmhouse style ale has a champagne like effervescence with a crisp but light on the tongue finish. Similar to the Belgian Saison style , this beer serves well as an aperitif. Hennepin has a majestic golden hue. The style is called Grisette or farm house and is considered to be in the domain of the Belgian Saisons.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
axilla (962) - New Providence, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 22, 2005
UPDATED: JUL 17, 2005 Pours a medium golden body with a fizzy, white head. The aroma is some light fruits and spices with and underlying funk aroma. The flavor didn’t reflect the nose, though. Nice lemony citrus and yeast flavors that end dry and abruptly.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
can8ianben (1331) - Souderton, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 16, 2005
Not what I was expecting, but very enjoyable. It could be fuller tasting but I enjoyed what I had. Crisp is a good description, could be more hoppy? Great aroma, love the corked bottle.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SSSteve (3791) - - MAR 16, 2005
cloudy and orange yellow in color. has a spicy aroma. tastes similar to a belgian white beer with its crisp and spicy flavor. goes down easy considering alcohol content. good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (10197) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 12, 2005
Blonde ale with a light white head. Light spicey aroma. Good malt base with light coriander notes and alcohol warmth. Light sweetness in finish. Bottled at CNY brewfest, Feb.5 2005.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
macguy (146) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - MAR 10, 2005
UPDATED: MAR 11, 2005 New York State has a lot going for it. It is the capitial of an economic empire and the home of Brewery Ommegang. This is an excellent beer. The color is a nice cloudy medium yellow, with a beautiful long lasting head. The taste is to my tooth, dry, with a slightly sweet aftertaste.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bsawatzky (153) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 24, 2005
UPDATED: MAR 22, 2005 a fairly easy drinking saison with nice wheat flavor and nice light.almost opaque color. a good beer.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BCAR (221) - Naperville, Illinois, USA - FEB 23, 2005
A Radiant Blond. Swirling traces of surface lace with a rim of collected effervescence. This is a great example of a well-rounded ale. Excellent flavor with a requisite body element. Finishes sweet as honey with no bad side effects.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Goldorak (439) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 23, 2005
Almost opaque, golden/yellow, very typical of most Saisons I’ve had before. Head is light ang somewhat clingy, could use a bit more umph. Smells like moist bread, with a bit of apricot jam sweetness. Yeasty with an interesting alcohol finish which gives it sort of a lactic and creamy feel with just a bit of funk, which reminds me of a Camenbert cheeze. Nice!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
FrancoisMtl (63) - Boisbriand, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 22, 2005
Hazy golden with thin white head. spicy (mostly coriander) and fruity aroma that reminds me banana candies. Fruity and spicy flavors that leads towards a dry finish. Overall refreshing beer.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GonZoBeeR (2937) - Ste-Eulalie, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 22, 2005
Aroma:Fruity,spice and orange. Appearance:Gold hazy,small head.. FlavorLSpicy,fruity,orange and a cream taste.


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