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Saison Dupont - Brasserie Dupont sprl

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,124 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 3,124
Reviews: 1,440
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 10.74%
Wants: 163
Gots: 187 | FT: 10
Brewed by:
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Belgium

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 02-26-2002)
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Cwrw

Alberta (Canada)

4.15/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

So the famous Dupont arrives in Alberta, coming in the single 330ml brown bottle. Simple labelling here, dark green mostly except for some white and red. Very little information on the beer itself, save the ABV and the location in Belgium. The beer from Tourpes pours into my chalice a cloudy peach/nectarine hue, with a two finger cream-coloured head, chunky, pillowy, and fine-bubbled. Yes very cloudy beer indeed, with soft little tiny chunks floating freely. The aroma reminds me of a combination of Tripel Karmeliet with Kwak, which to me is an exceptional thing. Very soft malts, a little butterscotch, massive hits of bitter yeast, some metallic notes, ripened fruit, especially prunes and peaches, figs, and definitely some touches of lime even. The malt asserts itself the more the beer warms, and by room temperature the soft caramel aromas mixed with the yeast and buttery fruits make an excellent overall impression on the nose. Sensational. I'll say it again: very similar to Tripel Karmeliet's aroma. The taste is a little bit of a chameleon, equal parts tart and bitter. In fact it is much more bitter than I anticipated. The finish is all iron-like metal and plenty of grainy hops. Extremely effervescent mouthfeel; easy to see why this would be quenching on a warm day on the farm. Absolutely classic Belgian yeast taste, giving the dryness of Saaz with the flavour of Fuggles. Very classic taste, but all in all, for me personally, I was expecting a fuller and sweeter taste. As it stands, every point is flawless. It just doesn't excite my tastebuds overmuch. Still this is a classic example of the saison style, and I am glad it is finally available here locally. Prosit!

Serving type: bottle

06-21-2007 06:22:38 | More by Cwrw
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4.38/5  rDev +4.5%
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Pored from a 375ml bottle into a Riedel Stemmed Tulip whilst watching the Soccer World Cup.
This is an awesome ale.
It poured a cloudy golden colour with a two finger head.
Initially it smelled herbaceous which I guess is a good thing for a farmhouse ale.
The first taste revealed the high yeast and almost 'strong ale' characteristics.
As the beer warmed in the glass it started to open up in complexity. I could detect citrus hints of grapefruit and honey on the mid pallet and some pepper on the back pallet.
The beer had a creamy mouth feel with a dry finish.
I can see why this beer in one of the bench mark saisons. I am glad I had the opportunity to drink it. If you like this style then you need to put it on your must drink list.

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Saison Dupont from Brasserie Dupont sprl
93 out of 100 based on 3,124 ratings.