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Saison Dupont - Brasserie Dupont sprl

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,213 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 3,213
Reviews: 1,443
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 10.74%
Wants: 173
Gots: 211 | FT: 9
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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Firestorm

West Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

09-03-2013 23:24:32 | More by Firestorm
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JLeege

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

330 ml bottle into the dupont glass, getting the authentic experience on this one!

Appearance- Pours with just a tiny touch of haze, dull gold color, nice chunky head with great lacing.

Smell- lemon, earthy, some spice, and a lot of funk

Taste- grassy, earth, some light citrus notes, some spice, a touch tart, and FUNKY!

Mouthfeel- high carbonation, crisp and light, smooth

Overall- I use this one as my classic saison to compare everything else too. Though everything else seems to fall short of this! Very well balanced, not to sweet up front, not to dry on the finish, yet subtly complex. Great brew.

09-18-2010 04:24:10 | More by JLeege
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Kikuzzo

Italy

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

07-16-2013 14:31:13 | More by Kikuzzo
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Droopy487

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

07-16-2014 03:27:32 | More by Droopy487
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RinZo

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

10-27-2013 17:21:58 | More by RinZo
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MaxOhle

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

08-04-2013 05:26:07 | More by MaxOhle
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askeladden


4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

06-24-2012 08:14:53 | More by askeladden
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RedAleMan

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

04-19-2013 06:15:04 | More by RedAleMan
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HeadyTheElder

Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

03-07-2014 05:10:39 | More by HeadyTheElder
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Rhettroactive

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

04-02-2013 23:44:50 | More by Rhettroactive
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FLBeerGuy

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

02-09-2013 14:49:57 | More by FLBeerGuy
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Halluxone

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

07-08-2013 00:36:41 | More by Halluxone
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MCImes

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

11-24-2013 23:28:02 | More by MCImes
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grimey68

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

10-03-2013 03:00:31 | More by grimey68
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moonridge

New York

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

09-22-2013 10:34:08 | More by moonridge
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masterofsparks

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

03-24-2014 19:52:15 | More by masterofsparks
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SciFritz

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

08-03-2012 14:51:43 | More by SciFritz
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ludachris

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

Its glowing apricot body with straw yellow highlights spells spring. Just over a finger's worth of fluffy white head is perched on top. Bits of sediment drop to the bottom of the glass and stay there, making themselves visible only when held up to the light.

Right when I popped the cork I got a nose full of skunk but thankfully that doesn't last for long. Now, the more whiffs I take the more fruit I pick up such as sweet Anjou pears and soft tangerines. The Belgian yeast only compliments these sweet notes. Fresh cut grass and hay add density to the nose.

Soft and gentle Anjou and tangerine nestle themselves on the middle of the tongue. Their presence is pleasant but not extended. Fresh grass and hints of hay push the sweetness out of the way and move to the sides of the mouth. The grassy notes continue into the finish and become more pungent and earthy. After exhaling, a cracker-like character is apparent and does well at not letting the grassy character become too assertive. The yeast doesn't play a major part in the taste but provides a nice base from start to finish.

I'm content with calling this light bodied even though it does have a bit more depth. The balance between the grassy/hay side and the fruity/yeasty side is fantastic and I really appreciate this. There's a great level of carbonation; cleaning out the palate and leaving me with an enjoyably dry finish.

From start to finish, this is a wonderful Saison. I'm glad I was able to try such a traditional take on the style. Like nearly every other Saison I've had, it took me some time to appreciate its nuances and complexities and that's pleasurable in itself.

05-08-2011 22:31:25 | More by ludachris
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Nevermore

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

06-21-2013 12:25:40 | More by Nevermore
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SebD

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

06-05-2013 23:42:28 | More by SebD
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corysmith01

New York

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

12-04-2013 17:52:29 | More by corysmith01
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BeerLover729

New York

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

This beer is a hazy golden color with a foamy one finger head. This beer smells crisp and clean with a tart green apple finish. The taste is dry and has a mild astringent taste. Despite this, this beer would be a perfect compliment to a hot summer day (as traditionally intended), even though I am drinking it on a cold day in January. The crispness of this beer is seriously impressive. The carbonation is soft and provides a mellowness to compliment the borderline sourness of the beer. The body is light. This beer goes down very nicely, however the astringent and sour tastes create a struggle on some gulps. Very good beer.

01-03-2008 02:19:52 | More by BeerLover729
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Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

08-14-2013 03:55:33 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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thehyperduck

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

04-21-2013 14:11:22 | More by thehyperduck
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DangerDawg

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

10-03-2013 20:58:17 | More by DangerDawg
Saison Dupont from Brasserie Dupont sprl
93 out of 100 based on 3,213 ratings.