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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.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KimJohansen (10349) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - FEB 24, 2008
Clear golden with tiny head. Sweet fruity aroma with peach and yeast notes. Sweet fruity and spicy flavor. Ends sweet and dry.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
faroeviking (10291) - FAROE ISLANDS - MAR 2, 2008
Big bottle. Nice red-brownish colour. Sweet, yeasty, malty and bit herby aroma. Good moithfeel. Flavour: herby, bitter, bit of alcohol, nice maltiness, yeast and fruits. Dry long lasting herby finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rlgk (10257) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - FEB 3, 2008
UPDATED: FEB 24, 2008 Bottle at 3 små rum, Göteborg. Pale golden color, bubbly white head. Fruity aroma, some honey. Yeasty fruity, flavor, malty and with some spices. Ok but not that much more...

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
madsberg (10142) - Søborg, DENMARK - AUG 30, 2006
Bottled. Golden coloured. Unclear. Off white dense head. Sweet and pruny aroma. A bit madeiralike. Sweet and marcipanny flavour with some dusty and sour notes. Quite dry with a light body. Sweetish end with light citric notes. Thanks to probiere for the trade.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bierkoning (10138) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - APR 21, 2008
Corked bottle. Pale blonde color. Flowery aroma with fresh citrus. Soft hopbitter, flowery and citric flavor. Hints of Poire Williams. You can smell and taste a touch of Duvel.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Maria (10136) - Thisted, DENMARK - MAR 2, 2008
Red-golden with a nice and creamy head and a lively mouthfeel. The aroma has sweetness, notes of yeast, citrus, damp and musty cellar, spice and malt. The flavour also has sweetness and a quite aggressive yeasty feeling, musty cellar, spice (mostly clove), malt and citrus. The finish is citrussy. This is not my beer...

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (10125) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 3, 2013
Bottled, 355ml from Stirchley Wines & Spirits, Birmingham. Gold with white head. Bitter lemons in the aroma, which transfers into the flavour pretty accurately. Herby, spicy, fruity Belgian Yeast notes and the drying lemon, perhaps a bit of a dish-wash liquid note, but otherwise fairly decent.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (9871) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 12, 2005
Blonde ale with a light white head. Light spicey aroma. Good malt base with light coriander notes and alcohol warmth. Light sweetness in finish. Bottled at CNY brewfest, Feb.5 2005.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratman197 (9664) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - FEB 24, 2009
750 ml corked and caged bottle poured a clear tarnished gold with a large lasting white head. Aromas of straw, spice, light apple and light pear. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of straw, light spice and a hint of fruittiness with a crisp dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerandBlues2 (9588) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - APR 17, 2005
Pours cloudy yellow with a tiny white head. Yeast, grass and grain aromas. Spicy hop and yeast flavors with a leather end. Warm and fizzy medium palate.


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