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Avec Les Bons Voeux - Brasserie Dupont sprl

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

1,020 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,020
Reviews: 561
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 9.81%
Wants: 71
Gots: 62 | FT: 3
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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Reviews by kkipple:
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kkipple

South Carolina

3.83/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Tasted on a cold winters evening with friends at home. Ahh, bliss...

A. Fat, thick, fluffy head foams up atop a sea of hazy gold ale clouded with sediment. The head falls from the center first, caving in on itself. This is good lookin' stuff.

S. Sweet, spiced sugar malts and light fruity esters tease the nose as a mellow clove smell rises up. Very much like Saison Dupont, but seems less bold while at the same time a bit more complex. Earthy / metallic hops here, too. Pretty good, nothing out of the ordinary.

T. Mm, yes... Avec Voeux is a crisp, dry, sweet ale with a good amount of spice and a tart yeast bite. Peppery and ever so gently warming. Sweet and full in the mouth, mildly hoppy and all around delicious.

M. Nice vibrant carbonation similar to Saision Dupont. Finishes clean and dry, earthy and spicy.

This is a good beer, very synergistic and quite nice to drink. Not amazing, just real solid Belgian beer here. Give it a try if you like Saisons.

Serving type: bottle

01-30-2008 14:34:31 | More by kkipple
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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.

M: Medium thick, slighty gelatinous and syrupy, medium low carbonation. Dry finish.

O: An amazing classic that I can see has set a standard for high octane saisons. Much prefer it to the others I’ve tried. Drank at Turkey Creek with my father in law June 29, 2014.

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Avec Les Bons Voeux from Brasserie Dupont sprl
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