Thursday, July 10, 2014

Ommegang's Hennepin is a strong farmhouse style ale, and it's more aggressive than many saissons I've had. I like that. It's slightly cloudy with a pale golden color with a huge head. The aroma is malt and mildly sweet fruit, but the flavor is dryer and stronger than the smell implies. This beer is not delicate at all. Grapefruit and bananas on the front, smooth malt and vapor on the back end. The nearly 8% ABV is present in the flavor. The finish is bright. This ale is substantial.