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Avec Les Bons Voeux - Brasserie Dupont sprl

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1,055 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,055
Reviews: 564
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 10.07%
Wants: 76
Gots: 72 | FT: 3
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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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Photo of mdaschaf
4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Review from notes. Had at the Pickled Pig.

A: The beer is a hazy straw/golden color with a nice one finger white head on top. Decent retention and nice lacing.

S: Very grassy aroma, some wheat, citrus fruits, and a good bit of spice - pepper, coriander, and cloves.

T: Similar to the aroma, extremely grassy, with a combination of citrus and spices. Some lemon and orange zest with a slight hoppy bitterness. Not overly yeasty, but you know its there.

M: Medium bodied, crisp with a little bit of the alcohol coming through. Not really surprising considering it is 9.5%.

O: Liked it, but didn't love it. It impresses me that they could get the beer up to 9.5%, but it doesn't make me want to have it. Would much rather have a smoother saison that is down in the 5-6% range.

mdaschaf, Jan 22, 2012
Photo of dprophet
5/5  rDev +19.9%

dprophet, Jan 22, 2012
Photo of bwyu
4/5  rDev -4.1%

bwyu, Jan 21, 2012
Photo of brotherloco
4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

brotherloco, Jan 21, 2012
Photo of portia99
4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

portia99, Jan 21, 2012
Photo of THECPJ
4/5  rDev -4.1%

THECPJ, Jan 19, 2012
Photo of BMoldy
4.3/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

75cl bottle best before 01/2016.

A: Hazy golden orange-colored brew with a two finger white head that settles slowly. Leaves good yet irregular lacing.

S: Starts with a big wave of peppery yeast and lightly toasted malt. Very faint herbal hop presence combines with a nice citrus character to add some depth.

T/M: Well-balanced with a bit of a bitter finish. Solid medium body and a vibrant, almost effervescent carbonation. Still crisp and refreshing despite its size, this beer hides the alcohol very well. Touch of lemony tartness.

O: Accidentally chilled this one too much and had to wait a few minutes before I could really start appreciating the taste and aroma. Achieves a good balance between heft and delicacy. I'd definitely pick this up again, though I'd probably save it for a milder day.

BMoldy, Jan 17, 2012
Photo of nickfl
4/5  rDev -4.1%

nickfl, Jan 15, 2012
Photo of mobius387
4/5  rDev -4.1%

mobius387, Jan 15, 2012
Photo of DapperGrowler
4.5/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Nice Thick Head (retained). Cloudy with mild lacing.

Smell: Flowery, sweet, earthy, yeasty

Taste: Light, Crisp on the front. Deep full bodied taste on the back. Slightly Bitter.

Mouthfeel: Fees Crisp; well bodied; well balanced. Lots of carbonation

Overall: this was a great beer. A great representation of a Belgium Saison. Cant Wait till next holiday season in order to get another bottle!

DapperGrowler, Jan 13, 2012
Photo of zonker17
4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

zonker17, Jan 12, 2012
Photo of Kayaker6
1/5  rDev -76%

Kayaker6, Jan 12, 2012
Photo of Robje
5/5  rDev +19.9%

Robje, Jan 10, 2012
Photo of bonbini26
4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

bonbini26, Jan 09, 2012
Photo of gearzstang
3.5/5  rDev -16.1%

gearzstang, Jan 09, 2012
Photo of acurtis
3.5/5  rDev -16.1%

acurtis, Jan 09, 2012
Photo of ianjsullivan
3.85/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

ST: 750ml poured into a snifter. Bottle lists ABV but does not list DBD. 2011 vintage.

A: Cloudy golden orange with a huge finger length white fluff head. It has great retention and lives a thick ring of lacing.

S: Piney hops, earth, sour fruit, stone, funky yeast. citrus.

T: Sour fruit, orange, spice, funky yeast, bread, and lemon.

M: Medium and dry

O: Lots of nice sunny fruit joins with stone, earth, and a nice spicy finish. This beer has some alcohol warmth, but the alcohol is well blended. A very enjoyable beer to sip, but it is a bit heavy despite the carbonation zing.

ianjsullivan, Jan 08, 2012
Photo of bbadger
4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

bbadger, Jan 07, 2012
Photo of GrumpyJunglist
4.08/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

the 2011 vintage, poured from a 750 ml into a tulip.

A: poured a beautiful bright golden yellow, that was very hazy. Had a very high pitched pop of the cork and the poor had tremendous head. Literally had 4+ finger head. A lovely fluffy white pillow.

S: A nice funky aroma with mild sour fruit aromas. Definitely a step up from the regular saison dupont.

T: its nice and citrusy with a bit of funk in the after taste. its got a little bite of hop in it too.

M: Nice and sparkly like a champagne, a tad sour in a good way. no way can I taste the 9.5% abv. But it leaves a little warming afterwards.

O: Definitely a kickass saison. I know some people don't like the "skunky" aromas, but once you sip it, its nothing of the sort. Can't wait to try another one in a few months.

GrumpyJunglist, Jan 06, 2012
Photo of ygtbsm94
4/5  rDev -4.1%

ygtbsm94, Jan 05, 2012
Photo of ajc4
4/5  rDev -4.1%

ajc4, Jan 03, 2012
Photo of xdefeatsy
4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

xdefeatsy, Jan 02, 2012
Photo of gushov
4/5  rDev -4.1%

gushov, Jan 01, 2012
Photo of johnnybelgians
4/5  rDev -4.1%

johnnybelgians, Jan 01, 2012
Photo of emdawg
4/5  rDev -4.1%

emdawg, Jan 01, 2012
Avec Les Bons Voeux from Brasserie Dupont sprl
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