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RATINGS: 2268   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (11377) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratman197 (11228) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (11148) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bierkoning (11111) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
UPDATED: JAN 17, 2009
Date: November 02, 2001
Mode: Bottle
Source: Ziggy’s, Chattanooga
Appearance: hazy yellow, big white head
Aroma: rich sweet malt aroma with a touch of floral hops
Flavor: light hoppy flavor, slightly alcoholic, hint of bitterness

Date: July 24, 2002
Mode: bottle
Source: bacchas
Appearance: touch of citrus
Flavor: complex flavor profile, no sign of alcohol

Date: February 21, 2003
Words: 750ml
lots of alcohol, wonderful spicyness

Date: April 14, 2005
great fruity character

Date: May 17, 2005
Mode: draft
Source: brick
Score: iii to ii+
Appearance: hazy yellow, thick dense bright white head
Aroma: light spicy aroma
Body: light body
Flavor: mild spicy malt flavor, a perfect light spicy saison with a light bitter but otherwise clean finish

Date: December 08, 2005
Mode: draft
Source: wild wing
Appearance: fresh keg and full of yeast, opaque orange, big fine white head, thick lace
Aroma: sweet fruity and spicy aroma
Body: great creamy body
Flavor: full of flavor with some spice, orange, very light bitterness

Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 8/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 8/10; Overall: 16/20
Rating: 3.8/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: **4

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FatPhil (10841) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - AUG 26, 2008
750ml bottle (Pikkulintu, Helsinki) shared by JK54B - thanks!
Hazy pale orange, small persistent tight head. Sharp sour fruity aroma - citrus. Soft palate, pleasant carbonation. Tangy hops, but a little cardboardy. Sharp citrus too, and apple, but also some alcohol. Passable saison, but not great.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jtclockwork (10809) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 14, 2010
Pours light gold in the glass with nice head. Nose and taste are hay, grass, sweet honey and spice. Rated 10/18/2000

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerandBlues2 (10774) - San Diego, California, 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
madsberg (10708) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (10501) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JUL 8, 2009
Corked and caged 750 mL bottle from Whole Foods Market Charlottesville, VA. Pours a hazy lemon yellow color with a large head. Average head retention and lacing. Aroma of bread, yeast, butterscotch, peach, citrus. Taste is bread, spice, caramel, stone fruits, unripe banana. Medium-full bodied.

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