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RATINGS: 2129   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.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brownalegirl (199) - Fountain, Michigan, USA - OCT 24, 2002
Sean and his dad are very fond of this brew because of its name (for better or worse I married into the "Henne" clan). It’s good beer, too, in its own right, very spicy, lively, and fresh in the mouth.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Marc (486) - Yokosuka, JAPAN - OCT 20, 2002
Hazy yellow color with a floral nose (gardinia). A little oakieness, flowers, alcohol tied togeter with a yeasty tang. Quite refreshing and hides 7.5 abv. nicely.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Uglyradio (791) - Greenville, South Carolina, USA - OCT 16, 2002
UPDATED: MAR 3, 2003 Pours a clear, deep golden color with a massive white head. It has a strong spicy/fruity aroma of yeast. Medium body with high carbonation, the flavor is spicy with lots of fruit and yeast. The finish is very crisp and refreshing, with a lingering sweet spiciness. Very damn tasty.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
goz (359) - Chelmsford, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 15, 2002
Cloudy amber, nice big full head. Smell is quite floral and fruity. Fruity, slightly spicy taste, very smooth, with some hop kick at the end.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mwsf (360) - San Francisco, California, USA - OCT 5, 2002
Cloudy straw color. Huge meringue-like head with some of the smallest bubbles I’ve ever seen. Extremely effervescent. Spicy, fruity aroma. Nice spicy, fruity flavor with some hops in the background. Some yeast. Light-to-medium body. Very refreshing.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerLimey (2154) - California, USA - OCT 5, 2002
UPDATED: FEB 20, 2004 Pale cloudy amber, effervescent with strong head formation. Sweet herbal clove aroma, mellow clean maltiness. Highly refreshing drinkable palate, shows strong notes of smooth sweet banana candy. Remains sweet right into the aftertaste but does balance with a touch of citrus and tartness in the finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kaaskop99 (16) - escondido, California, USA - OCT 4, 2002
the sample at the brewery was noticebly better than the bottles i have tasted here in SO CAL (shipping or handling problem?) A good effort for the price ( $5 )but lacks complexity.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerguy101 (5267) - Newark, California, USA - SEP 28, 2002
Medium copper color, large head. Hoppy floral nose. Nice carbonation. Mildly hopped, spicy, slightly malted. Some yeastiness and some fruitiness. Light and refreshing. Yeasty flavor. Finish is light. Aftertaste is slightly fruity with some hoppyness, not bitter. This beer carries it 7.5% alcohol well.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Brewmaster (168) - USA - SEP 25, 2002
Had this a few times before, but somehow always failed to rate it. Anyways very good for the style, another great brew from a top notch brewery.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jokes (1453) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 18, 2002
The cork came out with a serious pop. It poured a nice golden yellow color with a light, white head. Apples, bananas, citrus and some yeast dominate. Dry and crisp. Refreshing.


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