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Saison Dupont - Brasserie Dupont sprl

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,080 Ratings
THE BROS
93
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Ratings: 3,080
Reviews: 1,438
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 10.74%
Wants: 161
Gots: 183 | FT: 11
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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trebbates

Texas

3/5  rDev -28.4%

06-29-2013 03:22:27 | More by trebbates
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Azpittil57

Illinois

3/5  rDev -28.4%

11-22-2013 22:28:20 | More by Azpittil57
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KevMo84

California

3/5  rDev -28.4%

05-23-2014 19:43:07 | More by KevMo84
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Metz

Maryland

3/5  rDev -28.4%

02-02-2013 20:17:33 | More by Metz
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Focusf111

Vermont

3/5  rDev -28.4%

01-10-2013 21:43:47 | More by Focusf111
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akttr

Michigan

3/5  rDev -28.4%

07-27-2012 02:52:20 | More by akttr
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Bluecane

New York

3/5  rDev -28.4%

04-21-2013 06:47:19 | More by Bluecane
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Brad007

Vermont

3/5  rDev -28.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

No chalice so have to use a trusty pint glass.

Beer pours a pale, grainy color with a decent amount of head that leaves thick lacing. I decided to let the beer warm up before trying it. Aroma is rich and spicy with faint hints of raisin. Taste is very light at first with only the spice and raisin showing through. Goes down smooth. A second sip confirms the smoothness and maltiness. I feel that the beer isn't as strong as I hoped and it just seems unimpressive to me. Not bad but I'll definitely revisit down the road.

Serving type: bottle

10-23-2007 00:01:26 | More by Brad007
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Shmeal

Oregon

3/5  rDev -28.4%

08-30-2013 23:50:52 | More by Shmeal
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Aclmin

Texas

3/5  rDev -28.4%

09-15-2013 02:36:47 | More by Aclmin
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birdsellam

Indiana

3/5  rDev -28.4%

05-19-2013 18:14:17 | More by birdsellam
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IPx

Illinois

3/5  rDev -28.4%

11-19-2011 06:04:55 | More by IPx
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andy1701

Florida

3/5  rDev -28.4%

06-05-2013 20:27:49 | More by andy1701
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nickdank

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -28.4%

02-13-2014 20:01:05 | More by nickdank
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JArena13

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -28.4%

06-26-2013 02:24:58 | More by JArena13
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jayfolly

Georgia

3/5  rDev -28.4%

02-18-2013 14:29:03 | More by jayfolly
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BeerThursdays

Delaware

3/5  rDev -28.4%

11-17-2011 14:18:43 | More by BeerThursdays
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ititani

Illinois

3/5  rDev -28.4%

10-23-2013 00:13:34 | More by ititani
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -28.4%

12-13-2013 06:32:40 | More by XmnwildX12
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TK5150

Maine

3.03/5  rDev -27.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Cork says 2.009, don't know if that means anything or not.

A- Pours a murky light gold/yellow with a huge off-white head. Lacing runs down the side of the glass quickly as I swirl. The head recedes a bit after a few minutes.

S- Musty, old, dank. Wet horse/dog. A little malt in there. Not pulling these aromas off well.

T- Straw, acidic lemons, and spice. The spiciness is like coriander and/or grains of paradise. Musty. Some malty sweetness briefly appears before the finish. Again, has some elements that I would like if done well, but they're just not working for me.

M- Lighter side of medium bodied. Feels most thin towards the finish. A sharp, highly carbonated beer.

D- One 375 ml bottle is fine with me. Not the best beer. Lighter body helps the drinkability.

Overall, this reminds me A LOT of Sam Adams' Summer Ale, but with a little less spice, and more must. No need for me to have that or this again. Smuttynose's Farmhouse Ale is something I would get if I'm in the mood for a saison.

Serving type: bottle

06-10-2010 21:08:46 | More by TK5150
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Derek

British Columbia (Canada)

3.05/5  rDev -27.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

Openned Oct. 4, 2005. Best before 01/2008.

A: Copper-gold, nice white head, but very little retention. Still makes some nice lace though!

S: Grassy, herbal.

T: Spicy yeast flavour, very dry, sharp bitterness. Tartness is only barely detectable. Very rustic & unrefined. I realize this is part of the style, but it just wasn't harmonious... it's like all the instruments were there, but they were playing off-key.

M: Light body, moderately high carbonation.

D: While it hides the alcohol well, there's a bit of a bite, and I don't find it all that pleasant.

Serving type: bottle

10-04-2005 21:48:02 | More by Derek
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lindalo112

California

3.05/5  rDev -27.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Color: yellow golden
Smell: orangey scent
Taste: tangy orange peel taste. It's dry but it's not as bitter as expected.
Carbonation: very carbonated
Head: good hold and head to the beer.
Mouthfeel: light to medium mouthfeel
There is no sweetness to it!

Serving type: bottle

01-27-2012 20:37:05 | More by lindalo112
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jmerloni

Massachusetts

3.08/5  rDev -26.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A - Great golden straw coloration. Hazy. Huge head that sticks.

S - Straw, yeast, hops, lemon rind, piss.

T - Follows the nose. Too pissy, though.

M - Over-carbonated, bubbly in the wrong place.

D - A poor beer. Too musty and hold tasting. Would never get this again.

Serving type: bottle

05-05-2012 05:40:55 | More by jmerloni
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jar2574

Missouri

3.08/5  rDev -26.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Big white head with densely packed bubbles. Dark yellow-orange color, lots of carbonation. Looks good at first. Could use better lacing on the sides.

Smells mostly of yeast with a little maltiness. Too faint.

Taste is earthy, a little bland, especially considering the style. Mild Belgian yeasts and mild malty flavor. A little spiciness on the tongue but not much.

Very dry, crisp mouthfeel, with a clean aftertaste. That part I like. It's a highly drinkable beer, but there are much better saisons out there. I would not order this one again.

Serving type: bottle

01-28-2012 22:20:20 | More by jar2574
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JayS2629

Alabama

3.1/5  rDev -26%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

I've heard it is completely different on tap, and perhaps I got an old bottle, but I didn't enjoy this.

It poured a cloudy yellow with a huge fluffy, white head that faded fast but left nice lacing.

The aroma was of funk, earth, cooked vegetables, grass and lemon.

The taste was maltier than expected and the lemon that lingered seemed flat, the grass and earth were dominant and lingering funky notes stuck.

It was hard to finish. Again, perhaps I got a bad or old bottle. I'll try it again when I see it and perhaps give a different review.

Serving type: bottle

09-12-2011 18:40:26 | More by JayS2629
Saison Dupont from Brasserie Dupont sprl
93 out of 100 based on 3,080 ratings.