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RATINGS: 2268   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
portermax55 (118) - Canterbury, Connecticut, USA - NOV 26, 2007
12oz. bottle. Pours a murky, pale yellow with a thick white head that laces beautifully. Aroma is of wheat, yeast, cloves and a hint of lemon. Flavor is of bananas, wheat, and yeast with subtle sweet finish. Mouthfeel is crisp and sharp. Very nice.

3.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Airlifter (118) - Shawnee, Kansas, USA - JUN 15, 2008
Pours a hazy golden color with a lot of bright white head. Mild aroma, though a bit skunky. Bittersweet flavor with a lot of spice; coriander, clove, hint of apricot. Yeasty good stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bolt (117) - Boulder Creek, California, USA - NOV 19, 2005
Bought a 4-pack. In a glass it looks wonderful, leaving attractive lacing. Aroma is lemony fresh with a hint of soft Carmel and other neat finds. The flavor is good, but hindered with a yeast flavor. Once I got by that though it was very pleasing. This price was $10.50 a 4 pack. For me, too costly but most likely worth every penny.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
russwbeck (117) - Tyrone, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 27, 2010
Beautiful pour. Large, thick white head. Slowly disappears, leaving some white lacing. As is expected from a saison. I’m getting some banana definitely, along with orange and citrus. Inviting to drink. One of my favorite representations of the style. Tastes as it smells, bananas and orange. Dry finish. I could drink this all night long. Great drinkability. At 7.7%, this will beer will get you feeling good pretty quickly, without sacrificing taste.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Troupis (117) - - AUG 7, 2014
Really drinkable Belgian saison. My wife loved it and if I wanted a guarantee For Belgian genre beer drinkers this is a sure-to-satisfy. Well-crafted. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Blackbarrel (116) - new york, New York, USA - NOV 27, 2006
Like fresh baked bread on sunday morning. The head is so strong you could walk on it. Hides its strength, with smooth balanced flavor.

3
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
randolphjj (116) - Raymore, Missouri, USA - SEP 15, 2009
The nose on this one is just wrong. In every way. I’m suspecting sun damage because it just went very very skunky. I can tell from the taste that it has a lot to offer, but I can’t get over the nose to go much further. In fairness, I will try this one again. Taste is light and crisp, with a nice aftertaste. Sad treatment of this bottle.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Kuzo (116) - Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 4, 2009
Pours a hazy gold with big white fluffy head and lots of lacing. Pretty light on the nose although there are hints of bread and yeast. Taste is light sweet malt with hints of citrus, honey, and hops. There is some spice and banana that comes and goes. Medium mouthfeel with lots of carbonation.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 17/20
paul9639 (116) - New Hampshire, USA - JUN 20, 2005
pours a a cloudy golden color with a thick head. Aroma is of hops and citrus. Flavor has a champagne feel to it. Good, solid, Belgian style beer.


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