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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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Vac (2445) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 31, 2002
Slight hint of citrus, however something slightly unsettling in the flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dolemike1 (1288) - Jeannette, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 30, 2002
decent not overly too impressive. the rare vos and regular ommegang are better

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
krisbierjaeger (844) - dolores, Colorado, USA - JUL 29, 2002
cloudy yellow like a talcum dusted lemon, clean white head smooth enough to be a button down business shirt. bubbles are audible, tho i’d reccommend not putting your ear to the glass in public. nose of fine fresh sawdust, english muffin with marmalade, alcohol and a daisy dominated wildflower bouquet. citrus taste; even bitterness to sweetness ratio, both moderate. cleansing (especially on those hard to reach back molars) and tartly tasty.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NDmullet (208) - South Bend, Indiana, USA - JUL 27, 2002
750 ml. Delectible aroma, lots of sour green apple, candy sugar, and white grape. Fizzy mouthfeel, but it improves by the glass. Good spice, and a tart, dry and hoppy finish. Great burps from this one. My rating might be artificially high since I haven’t had too many saisons, but I really enjoyed this one, and only ~$4 for a bottle.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
HighGravity (926) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUL 20, 2002
Very refreshing. Crisp and acidic, with a dose of apple and candi sugar. Hops are here for balance only. A wonderful brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PTomkinson (50) - Virginia, USA - JUL 20, 2002
I enjoyed this Hennepin more than Ommegang ale. Better aroma, better flavor. Quite fruity. A pleasant surprise.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
foduck (330) - Denton, Texas, USA - JUL 19, 2002
Pale and not too heavy but has plenty of flavor. Nice head, golden and cloudy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
RAUCHFEST (122) - PROSPECT PARK, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 11, 2002
very nice beer being a big fan and brewer of the saison style this beer has what i look for in a saison or what i try to have my end result be similar to. also i prefer to drink this one when it is fresh that is i think it looses alot with age

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
austinpowers (2826) - New York, New York, USA - JUN 25, 2002
UPDATED: DEC 14, 2006 Cave Aged Bottle #0771: Thanks much to Elaine & Ben for this generous gift. Very crisp and Saison-like, as to be expected. White, fluffy head. Regular Hennepin: I’m not sure why everyone’s so high on this saison. It’s got a bit of sourness and is outshone by its two stablemates - Rare Vos and Ommegang. Nice head and decent complexity.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dankfor20 (193) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JUN 20, 2002
Definately a good beer. Had a nice white head on top a murky yellow body. Very citrusy flowery aroma. slightly earthy taste blends with the malts well. all around not too bad

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