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RATINGS: 2201   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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
robgibbens (412) - Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA - AUG 1, 2014
Bright straw-colored pour with a white foam. Farmy aroma with orange notes. Smooth, with a tad of sourness. Finishes clean.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cousin_Larry (327) - - AUG 1, 2014
As far as saisons go, this one is as good as it gets. The coriander is a nice balance to the spiciness and bitterness inherent in saisons. I still prefer Ommegang’s ales, though.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bebum (303) - - JUL 30, 2014
Cloudy, straw color, effervescent, tall head. Light body, but intensely flavored, spritzy, not much heat for the alcohol content, fading body but fruity finish. Moderate bitterness, refreshing but not crisp, dry but this is in balance with the other characteristics. Yeasty, fruity, melon. Very refreshing and tasty drink, perfect with chinese food in a summer night, like this experience was. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
floydslip (173) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 30, 2014
Hazy straw-colored beer with a fizzy white head that crackles as it dissipates, which happens rather quickly. Somewhat pungent nose with hints of candi sugar, grains of paradise, lemon, and slightly sour yeast. Flavor is crisp and delicious with a bit of sweetness followed by sourness layered on top of a wisp of bitter hops. The airy texture and bracing effervescence really round out the experience. This is a beautifully-crafted beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
yiannnos (867) - , CYPRUS - JUL 28, 2014
Hazy blonde colour. Hazy blonde colour. Crisp, high carbonation, a bit tart, yeast and hops. Very refreshing

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
AwfulHabit (2) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 27, 2014 does not count
Tons of carbonation, be careful with a tulip glass. Light yellow with a bit of amber in color. Rather complex in smell. Earthy scents with some spicy and fruity ones as well. Described as hoppy by ommegang but I didn't get that much to warrant such a description. Tastes yeasty, spicy, banana, aromatic hops. Rather dry. Feels dry, a tiny bit of sweet malts. Spices are tasted after the rest dissipated. Enjoyed this saison rather highly. Probably one of the better options ommegang has, behind three philosophers.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Freaky_tiki (549) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 21, 2014
Beautiful pour is a bubbly dream: effervescent tangerine with a one finger champagne cap. This is a fantastic farmhouse saison & it sets the bar for the style high. I get tart candy, funky yeast, & slight spicing in each sip. The finish is brisk, with a squirt of squeezed lemon. Glad I stumbled onto this at the LCBO. I may even let Helsdon in on its location as he covets the stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (3130) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 20, 2014
Bottle at home from Bottle shop Canterbury split with Sarah. Translucent yellow straw colour with a big ol’ lively white head. Aroma is nice saison yeast, wheat, camomile, orange and spices. Flavour is doughy wheat, orange , light spices. Palate is effervesceny , light and refreshing. Decent saison, not as good as some Partizan grisettes.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
BPal75 (17) - - JUL 19, 2014
Wonderful yeasty, estery aroma of banana and pepper. Flavor of lemon and black pepper. Nice and tart. Cloudy pale yellow color. Love this beer on of my favorite saison right now ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GRM (2987) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 13, 2014
Sample, brown bottle; nose: acidity, freshness, floral hops, wheat, light citrusy; mouth: acidity, freshness, floral hops, wheat, light citrusy, acidic finale with presence of wheat, medium-light body, average carbonation, slightly bitter, slightly sweet, a bit thin; overall: correct FRANÇAIS Échantillon, bouteille brune; nez : acidité, fraîcheur, houblon floral, blé, léger citrique; bouche : acidité, fraîcheur, houblon floral, blé, léger citrique, finale acide avec présence de blé, corps moyen-léger, carbonatation moyenne, très légèrement amère, très légèrement sucrée, un peu mince; en résumé : correct

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