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Avec Les Bons Voeux - Brasserie Dupont sprl

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

1,025 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,025
Reviews: 561
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 9.81%
Wants: 73
Gots: 64 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
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Belgium

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-18-2002)
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BillyB

New Jersey

4.1/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Avec Les Bons Voeux De La Brasserie translates to "With the best wishes of the brewery". This beer was originally brewed as a New Years gift for special clients.

In Phil Markowski's book Farmhouse Ales he "informally" refers to this as one of the "Super Saisons", since most examples of the style would range from 3 to 5% abv.

A great way to start out any new year, this beer pours a clear, burnt gold, with a nice white head and some yeast sediment swirling around in the chalice.

Aromas are fruity (mango, peach, mellon), champagne-like, yeasty with some peppery spiciness.

The taste is extraordinarily complex. Honey, Fruity mellon and citrus. Again champagne-like. Yeasty, peppery, spiciness.

The mouthfeel is light to medium with a sharp, carbonic, yet almost creamy smoothness.

Very refreshing and interesting beer.

Serving type: bottle

03-10-2008 18:28:23 | More by BillyB
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A: Lemon yellow and cloudy with lots of yeast particles floating within. Soda like carbonation, highly carbonated. It sports a 5 finger white head with a lemony tinge and small and large bubbles. Random chunky lacing.

S: Funky Belgian yeasts reminiscent of Saison Dupont, lemon rind, herbs like sage, snow, white sugar, slight cabbage or skunk, bitterness, light floral, candied lemon.

T: Lemon candy, lemon rind, medium sweetness, a hit of white lemon pith and rind in the taste of bitterness, bitter herbs, I believe there is brettanomycies in this. I tasted it in the Bruery’s and Boulevard’s brews only they tend to oversweeten those brews in my opinion. This is much dryer and pleasant as well as original. Light sourness. The alcohol is well covered. Light fruitiness.

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Avec Les Bons Voeux from Brasserie Dupont sprl
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