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Saison Dupont - Brasserie Dupont sprl

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

3,425 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 3,425
Reviews: 1,456
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 11%
Wants: 190
Gots: 252 | 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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4/5  rDev -4.3%

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4.16/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a dull gold, rich. Medium cloudy but easy to see through. Big white head. Good lacing, retention. The aroma is sweet, fresh malt with pepper and fruit, pears, apricots, peaches, apples. Yeasty edge, almost lager-ish in tone. Clean and dry. The taste starts with fruity malt sweetness and dries out with yeast and spice flavors. Pepper and earth. Very refreshing. Light mineral, floral hops. Crisp feel. Effervescent. Light on the palate. This is a classic saison, and it has a refreshing and clean flavor. Easy to drink and quite good, though not necessarily my favorite take despite the importance of the beer.

popery, Apr 21, 2013
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Photo of LambicPentameter
4.21/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Enjoyed on tap at Barley's Brewhaus out of a Dupont stange glass.

Appearance - A spongy one-finger head of orangish-white rests atop a body of apricot and amber. It's murky and impossible to see through, in spite of the thin cylinder of a glass. Solid retention and excellent lacing, leaving rings down the side of the glass marking the level of the liquid between each drink.

Smell - Belgian yeast, some faint funk, but overall a clean aroma with some elements of pepper and spice.

Taste - Amazingly balanced with notes of hop bitterness, more Belgian yeast giving way to phenolic characteristics, elements of citrus and herbal sweetness.

Mouthfeel - Medium-bodied and moderate carbonation with some resinous characteristics that leave a lingering pleasantness in the aftertaste. Entices you to take the next drink.

Overall, it's easy to see why this is one of the standard-bearers for the farmhouse style. I prefer my saisons to be a little more in-your-face, with some more funk and dankess. But this one is clearly versatile for multiple seasons and cuisines.

LambicPentameter, Apr 21, 2013
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Saison Dupont from Brasserie Dupont sprl
94 out of 100 based on 3,425 ratings.