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Hennipen
« on: November 07, 2009, 04:33:15 PM »
  I snagged a bottle of this while at the grocery store the other night. I'm not a fan of Belgians at all. I'm really trying to come around to them, and the word "hoppy" on he bottle caught my eye. Maybe this will be my gateway drug.
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Re: Hennipen
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2009, 09:45:04 AM »
So .... where's your review?  ;) :P
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Re: Hennipen
« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2009, 06:05:27 PM »
I give it a solid "meh"......  Kinda remained me of PBR.  (flame suit on)
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Re: Hennipen
« Reply #3 on: November 09, 2009, 09:12:06 AM »
I give it a solid "meh"......  Kinda remained me of PBR.  (flame suit on)


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Re: Hennipen
« Reply #4 on: November 09, 2009, 10:35:25 AM »
I give it a solid "meh"......  Kinda remained me of PBR.  (flame suit on)

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Re: Hennipen
« Reply #5 on: November 09, 2009, 10:47:03 AM »
I can understand not liking Belgians (I mean, I guess I can. I can understand you have poor taste  :P) but PBR???
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Re: Hennipen
« Reply #6 on: November 09, 2009, 10:59:37 AM »
I had this beer for the first time this past summer and really liked it.

Nicely balanced. Slightly fruity. Nice frothy head. Thirst quenching.

Here's a good look at it.

http://www.ommegang.com/index.php?mcat=1&scat=3&yr=1
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Re: Hennipen
« Reply #7 on: November 09, 2009, 04:23:33 PM »
Honestly, I would have rather spent the 6 bucks on hops. I got half  bottle left. Who wants it?  ;D
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Re: Hennipen
« Reply #8 on: November 09, 2009, 06:36:34 PM »
strange - I never woulda thought about hoppy with Hennepin.  sounds like marketing term du jour as opposed to reality.

Hennepin is meh, in my book.  Lagunitas Farmhouse Ale is a bit better, but I do not pretend to know that style well.

Ommegang's Witte is fantastic though - odd to spend 6 bucks on a bomber of it when you can make 12gal of tasty wit for less than $40 (including all propane, etc costs).  but it is a GREAT representation of the style.  Don't let Hennepin turn you off of them.
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Re: Hennipen
« Reply #9 on: November 09, 2009, 08:41:20 PM »
It's an OK saison. Pretty good. I don't know about "Meh". That said, maybe "meh" as I never buy it and pass it up for other beers in a heart beat. But it ain't nothing like no PBR. Know that, sonny boy.
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Re: Hennipen
« Reply #10 on: November 10, 2009, 03:32:02 PM »
I think I was just schooled by Major. How dare he. I am the Weaze!
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Re: Hennipen
« Reply #11 on: November 10, 2009, 03:34:57 PM »
I think I was just schooled by Major. How dare he. I am the Weaze!

you get schooled by everybody...that's why we like having you around...
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Re: Hennipen
« Reply #12 on: November 11, 2009, 05:45:19 AM »
lol!
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Re: Hennipen
« Reply #13 on: November 13, 2009, 07:20:59 AM »
It's a good saison IMO. When thinking about it, hoppy isn't even close to coming to mind though.
To be honest, it was Hennipen and also their Witte that got me introduced to the world of good beer and eventually lead me to brewing. So for me, it'll always be special :)
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Re: Hennipen
« Reply #14 on: November 23, 2009, 09:28:36 AM »
I think I was just schooled by Major. How dare he. I am the Weaze!

you get schooled by everybody...that's why we like having you around...

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