Review: Great Divide Brewing Company Colette | Craft Beer & Brewing
Great Divide Brewing Company Colette
90 out of 100

Style: Saison

ABV: 7.3

90/100
Aroma: 10
Appearance: 3
Flavor: 18
Mouthfeel: 5

Great Divide Brewing Company Colette

What the brewers say

“Colette is our homage to the saisons that Belgian farmworkers have enjoyed for centuries. Brewed with barley, wheat, and rice and fermented at high temperatures with a special blend of four different yeast strains, Colette is fruity and slightly tart, with a dry finish that makes it that rarest of treats—a beer as refreshing as it is complex.”

What our panel thought

Aroma: “Fruity and malty, wheaty sweetness balanced with some spicy, peppery aromas. Nice lemon and banana. Wonderfully floral and fruity hops character. A touch of phenols.”

Flavor: “Moderate malty sweetness and fruity lemon character. Finish has some hops bitterness but is still sweet. Amazing hops flavor. Some oxidized cardboard flavors. Very sweet. Warming but not hot.”

Overall: “A tasty beer, but could use more hops character to round it out. Middle of the road and somewhat muted. Slightly too sweet, but very good. Love the hops.”

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