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RATINGS: 2192   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
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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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
goldtwins (4320) - Nesconset, New York, USA - JAN 13, 2005
Poured a hazy dark straw color with a large white head. Light to medium bodied. Aroma was fruity, spiced, and yeasty. Flavor is lightly sweet, fruity, and doughy. Some light hop and spice finish. Semi-dry finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Odeed (1776) - Bakersfield, California, USA - JAN 8, 2005
the beer poured a yellow color very close to a lager with the same style head.i got light hints of belgian yeast,straw,and oatmeal cookies out of the aroma.much is the same in the taste.this is definately not bad,just a little over priced at 2.99 a bottle.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lizabeth (360) - east falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 8, 2005
750ml bottle. Clear bright lemon yellow with a massive meringue-like white head. The lacing left as the head recedes is incredible; beautiful designs covering the entire glass. Very fruity spicy nose brimming with lemons, peaches, apricots, vanilla, oranges, pepper and coriander. Taste: lemons, honey, sugar cookies, bananas, peaches and oranges. This American version of a Belgian ale has a lively carbonation , a rich creamy mouthfeel and a smooth buttery aftertaste. Absolutely delicious.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RateandPillage (426) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JAN 7, 2005
Golden color and thin head. Light on the palate with not much in the way of Belgian yeast aroma or flavor. Thin, light on the palate.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AdamSkillin (376) - High Bridge, New Jersey, USA - JAN 6, 2005
UPDATED: MAY 14, 2008 Re-rating because I had this draught, which is awesome. Hazy, yellow, slightly sour farmhouse scent. Great balance, and a really cool tap handle, not that that counts for anything.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Sturgess (173) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 4, 2005
Hennepin is plainly awesome. A little pricey out of Cooperstown,NY, but hey, still a great brew that fills you up with a good belgian white tripel taste and leaves you wanting more.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
donvitozou (141) - memphis, Tennessee, USA - JAN 4, 2005
pours with fair head, golden color, a little more bitter than other saisons, but still spicy and fruity.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
IMtheOptimator (1161) - Bethel, Connecticut, USA - JAN 3, 2005
Poured golden with a huge white head. Spicy belgian aroma, not unlike Duvel. Taste is spicy and vinuous with a somewhat bittersweet dry finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
JK (4401) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - JAN 1, 2005
Fruity aroma. Dark yellow appearance. Enormous head that last a very long time. Flavor is also of fruit with malt sweetness. Light palate.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
aobecksy (700) - Middle of no where, Ohio, USA - DEC 26, 2004
Nastey, Oiley, drain pour--I too Hope Jsquire had a bottle past its time. But the dinner was superb (beef tips on rice with sauteed pistatios, green beans and sausage--don’t ask about the jello). Now that I have written enough to qualify I hope to get the chance to rerate.


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