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RATINGS: 2306   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69/5   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


sharkweek's rating

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sharkweek (119) - Statesboro, Georgia, USA - JAN 29, 2014
This one has some nice flavors but it is just not my style. The beer looks pretty good though. I drank the whole 4 pack but I will never get it again.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ibrubeer (259) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - APR 13, 2016
Draft @ Aloft BUF. Slight flowery aroma. Clear golden color with thin white head that dissipates quickly. Nice, typical saison flavor (little peppery, etc). Little lighter than med bodied. Overall, a pretty good saison.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcnielsen (2950) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - APR 9, 2016
Bottle. Pours a golden color with white head. Straw, malty, yeasty, slight metallic aromas. Straw, estery, yeasty, malty flavors.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Cristobal37 (625) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAR 24, 2016
Hazy yellow with nice head but dissipates quite fast. Fresh orange peel, pepper, coriander. Tart, creamy. Drying finish. Amazing saison.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bule (1652) - California, USA - MAR 23, 2016
On tap at Ten 22. Pours a golden color with a bit of head. Lots of hops overpower a little, though the farmhouse yeast flavors seem very mild anyway.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
thepatrickman (530) - Durham, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 23, 2016
From notes (Aug 2015). Effervescent, spicy, clean, and refreshing. It was a really good palate cleanser on a hot August day.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerRenter76 (647) - Texas, USA - MAR 19, 2016
Originally rated on 7/17/08. Upon pouring a huge white foamy head that lasted longer than the beer, a very cloudy orangish- yellow fully carbonated body. Aroma was a little fruity, malty and mild spice. Flavor was similar but with a pronounced alcohol presence. A pretty decent brew.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kraddel (5639) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - MAR 9, 2016
Bottle.. Pours bit hazy blonde. Small white head. Smell is Dusty and sweet. Taste is dry , oxidized, bit sweet. Probably expired, but kept quite good . sweet, bit fruity, some oxidation notes..

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Carlisle (368) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 2, 2016
Bottle. Pours orange-gold with white head. Coriander and lemon citrus on the nose. Lemon and wheat malt upfront followed by coriander with clove notes. Long, mouthcoating finish. Very good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kokkenrolv (256) - Bergen, NORWAY - FEB 27, 2016
Bottle. Aroma is bubbelgum, hay, banana, some citrus, herbs, hints of wet grain. Deep golden, hazy, nice and firm white head. Medium sweetness, very light bitterness, taste is ripe fruits, some grass, light malts, white bread, marzipan, hints of orange, mandarin zest, some citrus. Medium body, medium+ carbonation, nice dry medium long finish. Very nice!

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
niknik14 (1) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 16, 2016 does not count
Floral, bubblegum, banana, cough drop, alcohol, citrus, vanilla, sweet grass, sweet raspberry, rose water


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