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Avec Les Bons Voeux - Brasserie Dupont sprl

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,073 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,073
Reviews: 567
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 10.07%
Wants: 75
Gots: 74 | 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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Photo of burnheartsMKE
4.22/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A beautiful winter saison. Perfect for this frozen New Year's Day. An almost caramel-like sweet base balanced out with a funky tang. Bright (but nowhere near blinding) like the setting sun's reflection off a snowy farm field. Rustic and very welcoming.

burnheartsMKE, Jan 02, 2011
Photo of cavedave
4.23/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Huge white head atop a golden/straw colored lightly cloudy beer. Lively carbonation activity.

Just a hint of skunk to the aroma, but it is far overshadowed by delicious notes of hay and funk, pepper, cloves, grainy malt sweet, and a tart fruitiness.

Full flavored zing of spice and tart, light funk joins the sip, some of that nondescript fruity flavor also. Sip ends with the spice and sweet getting some righteous herb and flowers into it, a bit of earth and bitter, and it is nicely dry.

Bright in the mouth, clean, sorta thick and highly carb. for style, but it works well to showcase the flavors. The linger is just right.

Wonderful saison, certain to please those who like spice forward and lightly funky, certain to disappoint those looking for the crazy funk or the extreme tart characters of some saison yeasts.

cavedave, Mar 09, 2013
Photo of dcc449
4.24/5  rDev +1.7%

dcc449, Tuesday at 02:27 AM
Photo of macrosmatic
4.24/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Reviewed from notes. Had on-tap at the Independent. Poured into an oversized wine glass.

A: Nice, hazy gold with a big white head and lots of visible carbonation.

S: Big Belgian yeast (apples, pears, a bit of banana), some bready malt, and some background spices that I can't quite name.

T: Follows the nose well. Fruity esters as on the nose, a bit of barnyard funk, and maybe the spices are clove or allspice? They are fairly restrained anyway.

M: Light body but average for style. Good, almost champagne-like carbonation, and alcohol is well-hidden.

O: A good saison, but honestly I think I would prefer their base saison to this one. I would have another if I found it somewhere.

macrosmatic, Jan 14, 2013
Photo of warnerry
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

warnerry, Sep 17, 2013
Photo of Billolick
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

on tap @ the waterfront ale house in NYC, as the bartender said, "its from Dupont, it smells like flowers and its strong" Poured into a chimay chalice, 1/2 inch puffy head, orangy amber, cloudy, nose of flower, fruits , spice and yeast. Moderate, fine lacing. This is the real Belgian deal, light delicate, flavorful and wait its also 9.5%! Notes of fresh fruits, ginger, juniper, peppery spice, bubble gum, yeasty phenolics. Yum yum-- seek and enjoy!

Billolick, Dec 31, 2004
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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

stereosforgeeks, Dec 17, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

hagbergl, Mar 12, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

ste5venla, Nov 03, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

weonfire, Jan 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Griffith, Jan 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

mattfancett, Aug 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

freewill35, Aug 11, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

KMcG, Dec 29, 2013
Photo of lawlerj
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured on tap into a New Belgium Globe glass.

A - pours a slightly hazy light amber w/ a frothy off white head that dissipates relatively quickly.

S - fruity and funky; not much in the way of hop character. A bit of lemony aroma.

T - follows the nose, but with a stronger funk presence. Funky up front and then smoothes out into the Belgian yeast and fruit notes.

M - medium bodied, not overwhelming, nice carbonation.

O - overall, a very nice brew, and very glad that I got to try it. Had at a special tasting at Brix wine and beer store in Omaha. Cheers!

lawlerj, Dec 10, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

mc4z, Aug 30, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Keith_R, Dec 15, 2013
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Ajlvt, Apr 01, 2013
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BTVflatlander, Apr 30, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

gtermi, Jan 27, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

BeenTired, Jan 03, 2014
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dipso123, Oct 01, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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Jonbw, Jan 12, 2014
Avec Les Bons Voeux from Brasserie Dupont sprl
91 out of 100 based on 1,073 ratings.