1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Saison Dupont - Brasserie Dupont sprl

Not Rated.
Saison DupontSaison Dupont

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.

3,234 Ratings

(view ratings)
Ratings: 3,234
Reviews: 1,445
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 10.98%
Wants: 175
Gots: 215 | FT: 9
Brewed by:
Brasserie Dupont sprl visit their website

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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters | Read the Alström Bros Beer Reviews and Beer Ratings of Saison Dupont Alström Bros
Ratings: 3,234 | Reviews: 1,445 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of 2GOOFY


4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

12-11-2012 03:03:22 | More by 2GOOFY
Photo of JessxSpikes

Rhode Island

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

12-11-2012 01:02:02 | More by JessxSpikes
Photo of cliff1066


4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

12-10-2012 04:54:47 | More by cliff1066
Photo of ChrisMon02


4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

12-09-2012 11:48:24 | More by ChrisMon02
Photo of BARFLYB


4.2/5  rDev +0.2%

A bottle into a tulip style glass. A grabbed a small bottle of this sucka. I have not had this in years.

Saison Dupont, the pinnacle of the style, Saison gold with some light yellow twinges on the sides. A nice bubble bath of frothy suds grace the top, the clinging to the glass came in globs. A nice amount of activity rising up. Lively beer.

Smell is a nice mix of floral and grassy scents balanced out with light fruit and honeysuckle. Pale malt comes up with light bread in a toasty way. I get some melon and apple, and some more hay with warming. Straight and to the point.

The smaller darker bottle may have fared better during it's travels than the standard big green bottle, I enjoyed this more than in the past. Nice simple saison with no bells or whistles, but bif flavor. A mix of begian yeast, earthy hops, a small spice characteristic, and light fruits. As it warms these blend expertly.

Saison Dupont has a nice light body with active carb. The flavor rolls through the mouth linger a bit and dissipate, leaving a mild grassy taste afterwards. Easy to take down, with the light alcohol, easy to take down quicker. Easy drinking right here. If it was available in an affordable six pack this would be a no brainer.

12-09-2012 05:38:44 | More by BARFLYB
Photo of Chieftog


4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

12-09-2012 05:00:44 | More by Chieftog
Photo of jessicapreuss


3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

12-08-2012 03:45:05 | More by jessicapreuss
Photo of nmann08

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

12-07-2012 23:39:54 | More by nmann08
Photo of mrebeka


4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

12-07-2012 22:46:59 | More by mrebeka
Photo of ColForbinBC

New Jersey

4.28/5  rDev +2.1%

On-tap, served in a tulip

A hazy golden color with a fluffy paper white cap. Recedes in crater-like fashion, clinging to the sides the whole way down.

Aroma of flowers, banana, wet hay, clove, barnyard, rotten wood, and a touch of lemon. A touch of grassyness lays low. The barnyard funk is the most prominent.

On the palate, a soft fruitiness with some funk hits you first. Wet hay and lemons leading to some spice before some melon and barnyard come in for the finish. A touch of lingering funk/hoppy bitterness.

Medium body, smooth, and lush. Dry finish with lingering funk.

This is a damn fine saison. Classic profile with an added dose of welcome funk.

12-07-2012 20:05:14 | More by ColForbinBC
Photo of bcsbeer


4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

12-06-2012 05:35:11 | More by bcsbeer
Photo of CA_Infidel2o9

3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

12-06-2012 02:46:58 | More by CA_Infidel2o9
Photo of drummermattie02


4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

12-04-2012 21:41:00 | More by drummermattie02
Photo of tastybeerinmybelly


4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

12-03-2012 03:39:16 | More by tastybeerinmybelly
Photo of Rekrule


4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

12-02-2012 20:10:10 | More by Rekrule
Photo of BYOFB


4/5  rDev -4.5%

12-02-2012 05:14:43 | More by BYOFB
Photo of JWU


4.1/5  rDev -2.1%

12.7oz. bottle poured into a tulip

A- big smoke when it's uncorked, pours a cloudy gold/yellow with a HUGE white soapy, pillowy head. Beautiful.

S- Initially has some skunky aromas, but they dissipate. Pears, apples, belgian, spicy funk that reminds me of the way my Grandmother's basement used to smell.

T- A very well balanced pear, apple, yeasty funk, with a light bitterness on the back end. Nothing is in your face, but it all blends together nicely, and make for a complex and refreshing brew.

M- Light to medium, nice active carbonation (it's bottle conditioned after all). No metallic, or off putting tastes that translate over to the mouthfeel

O-Very nice, and very refreshing. Would make a great beer for a hot summer day.

12-02-2012 01:21:11 | More by JWU
Photo of tuckerlikesbeer


3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

11-29-2012 05:38:37 | More by tuckerlikesbeer
Photo of LiquorsInc


3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

11-28-2012 21:00:53 | More by LiquorsInc
Photo of Giantspace


3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

11-28-2012 04:55:01 | More by Giantspace
Photo of asigler

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

11-26-2012 02:59:13 | More by asigler
Photo of Proteusx

4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

11-26-2012 02:49:05 | More by Proteusx
Photo of roach4230

New York

4/5  rDev -4.5%

11-25-2012 13:32:54 | More by roach4230
Photo of TheCondor


4.05/5  rDev -3.3%

I had this brew served in a bottle to me at the Farmhouse Restaurant at 300 Delaware Street, River Market district, KCMO. Highly recommended restaurant. Anyway, it was one of the few beers on the menu that I have not had. The barkeep and waiter we very knowledgeable about beer, which I appreciated.

Appearance - pours a clear, golden yellow color with a soapy, bubbly off white two finger head that leaves excellent lacing on the pint glass. Carbonation can be observed in the brew easily. Looks like a good Saison/Farmhouse should.

Smell - Apples with some zing, funk, floral and grapefruit notes as well. There is certainly a funky, zesty aroma. I like it.

Taste - Much like the nose. The fruits and floral tastes dominate the first parts of the brew, with the funky zest coming in at the middle and end of the drink. Barnyard and grass also make appearances on the palate.

Mouthfeel - well carbonated, light bodied, effervescent. Funk stays with you through the end of the drink. Very clean and crisp. Awesome.

Overall - I really enjoyed this brew. While it isn't quite on the level of Boulevard Saison Brett, you can't expect that out of all Saisons. This is a very good beer, highly recommended to Saison and Farmhiuse drinkers.

11-24-2012 18:23:38 | More by TheCondor
Photo of ErwinGS


4/5  rDev -4.5%

11-24-2012 15:10:05 | More by ErwinGS
Saison Dupont from Brasserie Dupont sprl
93 out of 100 based on 3,234 ratings.