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Avec Les Bons Voeux - Brasserie Dupont sprl

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93
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1,025 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,025
Reviews: 561
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 9.81%
Wants: 74
Gots: 62 | FT: 3
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Belgium

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

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mdillon86

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

11-25-2011 17:19:53 | More by mdillon86
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ElGallo

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -4.3%

11-22-2011 03:13:28 | More by ElGallo
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rvdoorn

Netherlands

4.22/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Look: the beer pours a hazy peach orange color with a large white head
Smell: Earth, leather, citrus and spices (pepper)
Taste: Fresh grass, leaves, citrus and some sweet malts.
Mouthfeel: Chewy and with high carbonation
Overall: Nice beer, but will never be my favorite

Serving type: bottle

11-21-2011 20:54:49 | More by rvdoorn
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Nuke77

Tennessee

4.15/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Light orange/amber pour with a great lacy head. Aromas of melon, cotton candy and candied fruit. Taste follows the expected Dupont profile. Though feeling light in body at 9.5% alcohol this one is a thumper. Very good though for my palate I prefer the regular Saison Dupont.

Serving type: bottle

11-20-2011 20:11:13 | More by Nuke77
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spicelab

Australia

3.45/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Opaque light orange with a large fine-bubbled white head. Leaves behind touches of lace and a slightly raised ring. Slow steady bead visible around the edges.

Yeasty and malty. Sticky marmalade, floral spice, grapefruit, honey, rockmelon, honeydew and candy floss. Bit of booze, which unfortunately seems to muddle rather than sharpen the aromas.

Taste follows the nose. The booze makes for robust, although again not distinct, yeast driven flavours. It also contributes a hot finish which has no place in a Saison in my view.

This is the strongest of a string of similar offerings, being - in ascending order of ABV: Saison Dupont, Cervesia and La Biere de Beloeil. While the charisma of the Dupont yeast strain ensures it's a yummy beer, I can't credit a single positive attribute that the higher ABV contributes. Instead, it merely lowers the drinkability.

Serving type: bottle

11-20-2011 07:33:59 | More by spicelab
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mrunseen

Washington

5/5  rDev +19.6%

11-19-2011 05:59:56 | More by mrunseen
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ChaseT

Oregon

5/5  rDev +19.6%

11-18-2011 05:27:00 | More by ChaseT
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Texasfan549

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

11-17-2011 09:03:33 | More by Texasfan549
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azorie

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

11-16-2011 22:00:36 | More by azorie
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Todd

Colorado

4/5  rDev -4.3%

11-16-2011 21:46:19 | More by Todd
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gdhawley

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +19.6%

11-16-2011 20:10:13 | More by gdhawley
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HopStoopid120

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +19.6%

11-16-2011 05:13:15 | More by HopStoopid120
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bpfrush

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -4.3%

11-16-2011 03:14:47 | More by bpfrush
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jlb502

California

5/5  rDev +19.6%

11-15-2011 02:58:58 | More by jlb502
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djrn2

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -4.3%

11-14-2011 21:09:07 | More by djrn2
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nanobrew

California

4/5  rDev -4.3%

11-14-2011 20:34:57 | More by nanobrew
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ej285701

Ohio

4/5  rDev -4.3%

11-14-2011 17:56:08 | More by ej285701
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JAHMUR

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

11-14-2011 17:02:34 | More by JAHMUR
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Brent

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice layering of flavors in this beer - traditional yeasty funk in moderation, some breadyness offset with a bit of acidity. Apple notes, a bit green at first, fading to Golden Delicious toward the end. A little pepper finishes up with some bite from the alcohol.

Serving type: bottle

11-14-2011 15:57:52 | More by Brent
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Jspriest

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

11-14-2011 08:15:41 | More by Jspriest
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oline73

Maryland

3.93/5  rDev -6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I had this on-tap at Max's. Poured into a sample glass.

Appearance: Pours a clear golden color with a half finger of fluffy white head. There is a good amount of lacing and retention.

Smell: Very sweet, quite herbal from the yeast. The malt and alcohol together remind me of grapes.

Taste: Not too sweet, which was surprising. The grape and herbal noes from the smell show up here too. The finish has a bitterness and a mild alcohol burn.

Mouthfeel: Medium body with very smooth carbonation and a somewhat slick finish.

Overall: This was a very smooth beer for the abv. I would have liked it more if there were a little less grape flavor. I'd be happy to drink this again.

Serving type: on-tap

11-04-2011 20:29:22 | More by oline73
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siradmiralnelson

Iowa

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 750ml corked and caged into Tulip.

A. Pours a massive 4+ finger head. Thick lacing. Great retention. Color is a hazy golden yellow.

S. Big Saison aroma. Yeast, mustiness, citrus, some funk. Sweet malt. Lemony citrus smell. Really nice saison smell.

T. Nice. Really pretty sweet malt base. One of the sweeter Saisons I have had. Lemony citrus, and belgian yeast flavor. Really great flavor. Makes me appreciate why I like this style so much. A little musty saison flavor, but not much. A little sourness on the finish.

M. Medium/light bodied even for 9.5%. Well carbonated. Lingering sweetness on the tongue.

O. Really nice Saison. Sweeter than most. I am partial to the style, but this is a good beer for sure.

Serving type: bottle

11-02-2011 22:51:56 | More by siradmiralnelson
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joemcgrath27

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - nearly fully hazy golden, two fingers of white head retained very well
S - lemon citrus and yeasty aromas, herbal quality with a light metallic aroma
T - big fruity yeast with strong perfume like flavours, some fresh grains and light leafiness
M - big carbonation, finishes very dry with some ABV bite
T - a big beer all around, champagne like feel and flavours, a very fine example of this style

Serving type: bottle

10-30-2011 05:12:41 | More by joemcgrath27
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taigor

New York

4.28/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a small glass.

A - Poured slightly cloudy bright yellow color with huge white head that slowly dissipated leaving lots and lots of lacing around the glass.

S - Strong yeast, bananas, hay, spices and earthy scents. Excellent aroma for saison.

T - Starts off with sweet honey and transforms into bready yeast with pepper spiciness, cloves, bananas and a slightly bitter citrusy dry finish.

M - Medium bodied with very high carbonation.

O - Excellent saison which I highly recommend.

Serving type: on-tap

10-26-2011 17:20:40 | More by taigor
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StJamesGate

New York

4.43/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Hazy sunshine with creamy white froth. Big wildflower nose with lemon peel and a bit of beeswax - fresh and gorgeous.
Pale crusty breads malts, a hit of Belgian candy sugar, yellow plum and a hint of orangeade, then grass and a touch of anise from the hops.
Lemon sorbet finish and peppery linger. Light, fizzy, crisp and soft, with no burn somehow.

Lots of herbals! Deep, but without much in the way of yeasty funk or wax. A superior saison.

Serving type: bottle

10-04-2011 16:08:48 | More by StJamesGate
Avec Les Bons Voeux from Brasserie Dupont sprl
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