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RATINGS: 2219   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.


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3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
dukeredhair (242) - California, USA - FEB 8, 2013
Aroma is bubblegum, orange peel, coriander spice belgian esters of the sweetest variety. Appearance is a loose odd head on a cloudy pale beer. Taste is really quite sweet. Missing the enjoyable funk/ pepper of a superior saison. Palate is lively but I could use more carbonation. Overall a decent attempt but non committal.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kajestudio (3) - Alabama, USA - DEC 27, 2014 does not count
Ommegang Hennepin has an opaque cloudy golden hue. This hoppy brew has a crisp but light on the tongue finish. malt, citrus, Relatively creamy and smooth. Complex in taste. Initial taste is creamy vanilla, but finish is slightly sour, bitter, and hoppy.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
YigSvartka (109) - Manitoba, CANADA - DEC 15, 2014
Opaque cloudy yellow, good head retention. Wonderful yeast, malt, citrus, banana, and bubblegum aroma. Relatively creamy and smooth. Quite complex in taste. Initial taste is creamy vanilla, banana, and bubblegum, but finish is slightly sour, bitter, and hoppy. Very well done.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GIJOE (688) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - DEC 13, 2014
Pours pale amber with a frothy white head that stays a long time. Nose is reminiscent of cider and champagne. Taste is surprisingly bitter and pleasingly so. Full bodied brew with vigorous carbonation. Very nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
darrennelson12 (435) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 11, 2014
In bottle; not bad ... a little yeasty and citrusy with some subtle spice but very drinkable. Poured a hazy golden/yellow ... the 7.7% is well hidden Overall not a bad beer

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gerardgathier (396) - - DEC 10, 2014
Yeast grassy farmhouse aroma. Yeasty grass sweet malts in the taste. Nice brew

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MartinVanBeer (116) - Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA - NOV 17, 2014
Light straw pour. Burlap, sweet malt, and yeast on the nose. Subtle sweetness, good yeast flavor, and a little nutmeg. Average farmhouse beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
LomYst (538) - Rotterdam, NETHERLANDS - NOV 11, 2014
Nose has spicy yeast, bitter fruit and some grape or mandarin Mouth has more mandarin and lovely yeast Sweet and bitter well balanced, big carbs, long yeasty finish Fresh yet big, great! Modern take on belgian

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lefossoyeur (471) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 28, 2014
Slight haze on this beautiful blonde saison topped with a generous thick white head. Some hay and chamomille dominates the aromas, with loads of esters joining the package. Prickly carbonated, estery, a bit of lemon, light bitterness, medium body, finishes just a bit off-dry with some banana in the finish. In betwen a belgian wit and a saison for me. Good stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrewje41 (676) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - OCT 24, 2014
12 oz bottle poured. A different look for the bottle then most from these guys. Definitely updated recently. Anyway, on to the important part. The beer. Pours a hazy dark orange color with a super clouds like head. Not quite what I expected here. Not a whole lot of aroma. Some sweet orange flavor in there for sure. Not a whole lot of spice. More sweet. Overall, this is a fun beer. Tasty. Has a Belgian side to it for sure. Good stuff.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (6114) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 15, 2014
"spicy and slightly wild smelling and tasting yeastiness. Pretty good balance of malt and hops, although not nearly as hoppy as they want you to beleive. pours a bright hazy yellow. thick white head. refreshing aroma and taste. Pretty good stuff. 5/11 - softer palate, gotta up it a tenth after it kicked butt in a Saison tasting."


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