Serve in Tulip


on tap

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 2242   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
Share this beer with friends!
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.

drinkerofbeers' rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drinkerofbeers (18) - California, USA - OCT 29, 2007
draft at yard house.. nice banana and spice on the nose. first drink tastes mellow and golden with familiar yeast background. not very carbonated but still a great beer to give a try. I prefer Ommegangs other beers a bit more than this one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bjorninn (42) - - MAR 24, 2015
Flaska í saison smökkun 21. mars. Ljós og tćr. Ilmar af geri, pipar og kóriander. Passlega ţurr.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dandeman (598) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 3, 2015
En fut au Bier Markt Ottawa. Le nez laisse entrevoir beaucoup d’agrumes qui se confirment en bouche. Orange, pamplemousse, mangue. On dirait une IPA. Trčs sucrée pour une saison. Délicieuse, mais hors style. texture beaucoup plus ronde qu’une saison traditionnelle.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
adamnowek (443) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - FEB 28, 2015
Slightly hazy golden. Sparkly, almost like champagne. Aroma is ever so slightly funky but also herbal. A hint of bitter apples.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ryecatcher (900) - South Side of Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 22, 2015
750 mL bottle. Pours a pale, straw yellow, fluffy white head with nice retention, some floaties. Nose is grassy, some funk, a tad skunky. Mouth is medium bodied, creamy, mild sweetness, lemon zest, bread dough, coriander, grassy, touch metallic (which I also got in the last Ommegang beer I had recently too...). I’ll give them a pass on the skunk, as it’s not their fault the douche-bags at the Jewel don’t understand storing anything about stocking beer other than Old Style and Busch (and it’s as much my fault in that regard for buying craft beer at the Jewel in the first place), but based solely on my previous experiences with other Ommegang beers, overall this one is just another example from of what I find to be an underwhelming brewery.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thb (739) - Alberta, CANADA - FEB 14, 2015
Clear straw yellow with mountainous head. Fresh bread, lemon, hay. Bright citrus with earthy, slightly bitter funk throughout. Very bubbly - champagne-like as they say. Clean, dry, bitter finish. Enjoyable

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Handypaul (292) - - FEB 5, 2015
Bottle. Pours hazy yellow with a big white lasting head that leaves good lacing. Disappointingly weak aroma of clove, lemon and orange peel. Big flavors of coriander, lemon, clove and butterscotch, medium body, average carbo, medium bitter and light to medium sour and a very very long finish. Great complexity. Very nicely done.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ctplt777 (251) - - FEB 3, 2015
Ommegang brews some of the best Belgian style beers in the US. They all have so much flavor and are so well brewed. This is probably my second favorite of theirs. Tons of banana, citrus and sweet aromas. Taste is more of that banana, lemon and spice. Theres a nice sweetness from the yeast. Overall a superb beer. So much flavor and complexity. Definitely try this if you havent. Cheers!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pacv27 (53) - - FEB 1, 2015
Very floral aroma to the beer. Tasted of citrus fruits as well as having an earthy funkiness to it. I never had a beer like this. Very interesting and enjoyable.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
photoguyinmo (2) - - FEB 1, 2015 does not count
This was one of the best farmhouse ales I have drank. It is a wonderful golden color and fabulous taste

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jamesewelch (129) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - JAN 31, 2015
From 750ml, corked, part of 3 bottle boxed set

Aroma: floral, citrus, vanilla

Appearance: Golden color, hazy, white head, with sediment

Taste: Medium bitter

Palate: Light to medium body, lively carbonation, crisp dry finish

Overall: Very effervescence, nice and dry/crisp finish. Hoppy and bitter, but not overly done. Subtle citrus and other spices. Lots of sediment. One of my favorite "go to" saisons. Easy to find, easy to drink.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page    1  2 3 4 » 225

Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50