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RATINGS: 2241   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
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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.


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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sask89 (418) - Regina, Saskatchewan, - SEP 13, 2013
Pours a slightly hazy yellow colour with a thin white head. Aroma is of Belgian yeast, coriander, and cloves. Taste is sweet with a slight bitterness, fairly well balanced. Light body, thin on the palate, lively carbonation. Not my kind of a beer but very nice nonetheless.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dandeman (589) - 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. Très sucrée pour une saison. Délicieuse, mais hors style. texture beaucoup plus ronde qu’une saison traditionnelle.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
adamnowek (406) - 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.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ryecatcher (879) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thb (735) - 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

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Handypaul (283) - - 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.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ctplt777 (244) - - 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!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pacv27 (43) - - 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.

4.8
   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

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jamesewelch (106) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Augdraught1981 (155) - Harlem, Georgia, USA - JAN 30, 2015
Pale golden, highly carbonated pilsner pour with a beautiful, creamy white head. Spicy, fruity & very dry palate & flavor. Finishes slightly bitter, lemony & dry. Very well hidden 7.7% ABV in this one.


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