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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 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
robertsreality (2460) - Minnesota, USA - SEP 20, 2004
Orange Coloring. Small White Head. Flowery in Aroma. Yeast, Spice..Very Sweet. Good Bite from Alcohol.. Possibly Some Apple in There as Well. Most Unique Saison Iíve Tried So Far but Very Very Enjoyable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
badgerben (4549) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - SEP 20, 2004
Pours a golden color with a nice, frothy, white head. Kind of a dusty, and spicy nose, yet a little sweet. Very similar taste with apple and hops prevailing. A tad on the tart side. Not like any saison Iíve had, and I like it!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jeppe (2631) - Brooklyn, Alabama, USA - SEP 13, 2004
Muddy orange beer with a foamy white head. Heavy yeasty and fruity aroma with sweet toffee tones. Very full and rather harsh in the flavor. Sharp fruity, hoppy and Ommegang yeasty with notes of turf. Quite different.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
footbalm (1219) - Western Minneapolis Suburbs, Minnesota, USA - SEP 8, 2004
UPDATED: SEP 9, 2004 Very light golden brew.Little layer of white foam.Has a little sourness to it and lots of wheat and yeast.Sounds dumb but tastes like you would expect after getting a whiff .It is really a light and thin brew which I find to be nice on a hot day.Almost takes on a spiced cider flavor for a finish,quite nice.I came back to this after a while and it had warmed up a bit.Completely blew me away.The spicey fruit flavor had intensified along with the alcohol.Very nice.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Enniskillen (2044) - Salinas, California, USA - AUG 31, 2004
Typical Belgian yeast aroma, banana, vanilla, cloves. paper thin bubbly white head. peach colored body. nice balance, some what of a fruit taste to it.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sven (229) - Lancaster, California, USA - AUG 30, 2004
Medium copper colour with a large white head. Nice carbonation. Hoppy floral nose. Mildly hopped, spicy, slightly malted body. Some yeastiness and some fruitiness. Light and refreshing.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tsarman (794) - Northern, New Jersey, USA - AUG 29, 2004
An enjoyable saison, a style that I am recently starting to enjoy and getting to know intimately. The cork flew across the room and bounced off the ceiling. Slight head, sweet fruity flavor. Very easy to drink.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pigfoot (2268) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - AUG 29, 2004
Pale yellowish color. Fresh, floral,citrusy nose, quite like a witbier.Very beautiful, very inviting, who could refuse a sip of a brew so friendly?Taste is extremely satisfying, if lacking depth, but then, like many pretty things, itís not meant to be deep, just delicious, dílightful, dílovely!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
motelpogo (7171) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - AUG 25, 2004
many thanks to mwsf for cracking open a bottle of this stuff. light golden, aroma of clove and coriander, quite sweet with a little vanilla and a pleasant yeasty dry finish. just would be nice to have a little pepperiness in the finish

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lumpy (1802) - Carrollton, Texas, USA - AUG 24, 2004
Bottle. Pale yellow with light fatigue. Wookie, zombie, christan zombie vampire slayer.


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