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Saison Dupont - Brasserie Dupont sprl

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3,437 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,437
Reviews: 1,456
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 11%
Wants: 190
Gots: 257 | FT: 10
Brewed by:
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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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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

nollynixon, Mar 17, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

George2744, Mar 16, 2013
Photo of raynmoon
3.89/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

hazy white/orange with a fluffy head that won't go away.

Typical saison smell: breadiness, citrusy hops, some light funkiness from the yeast. Smells good though.

midly bitterup front and goes down smooth. Some breadiness in there, light citrus notes.

Super refreshing and tastey, but this bottle feels sort of old. That, or this is just decent. Well balanced though.

raynmoon, Mar 15, 2013
Photo of foxyaardvark27
3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

foxyaardvark27, Mar 14, 2013
Photo of JeffTheJuice
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

JeffTheJuice, Mar 13, 2013
Photo of Zachtheporter
4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

Zachtheporter, Mar 13, 2013
Photo of allan
4/5  rDev -4.3%

allan, Mar 13, 2013
Photo of Hultkrantz
3.25/5  rDev -22.2%

Hultkrantz, Mar 12, 2013
Photo of doktorhops
4.8/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Beer review #200: Let's just say this calls for a celebration and I thought why not try a saison? And what's a better saison than Dupont? None according to what others have said. I can't believe it's been 200 beers already, remember the early reviews? No, well here's some excerpts randomly thrown together: "designed to streamline... radical tortoise... hierarchy under subjective rule... these images are manifest to mankind... please step away from the doors... like ice in a glacier...". *note some/all excerpts may have nothing whatsoever to do with beer.

Poured from a 750ml bottle into a St Feuillien chalice.

A: Cloudy pale gold body with an ample (and excitable) 2cm white head that stands resolute in the glass.

S: Sweet scented cider apples, barnyard straw, musky yeast and an earthy hop note round out the aroma. It's a very rustic fragrance and one that invites you like an eastern European person would into their home for a nice hearty bowl of Goulash.

T: Wow is all I can say. Such a well balanced flavour profile - begins with those sweet cider apples, mid-palate adds a touch of sour yeast and some distilled grain alcohol, then finishes with citric hop bitterness and a Champagne dryness together in harmony. Reminiscent of Duvel in all the right ways.

M: Body is medium, carbonation is creamy with a bit of Champagne fizz.

D: Highly drinkable and highly balanced, I cannot think of a single negative about this brew. I'm impressed by the simplicity (there aren't many flavours at play here) and the fact that it doesn't bore me at the same time. A real contender to Duvel, and cheaper as well.

Food match: The vinous character of this beer would most suit anything that goes well with white wine; light pasta, fish, and Asian cuisine. In fact this brew has flavours that would compliment anything bar game meats and char-grilled steaks.

doktorhops, Mar 12, 2013
Photo of klinger
4/5  rDev -4.3%

klinger, Mar 11, 2013
Photo of MarioM
4.54/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

750 ml poured into SN Snifter.

A: Beautifully clear dark golden like color with a huge effervescent white creamy head made of tiny bubbles that never stop rising from the bottom of the glass.

S: Great earthyness, hay like, slight citrus but more like lemon grass. Good phenolic character behind everything, smells great and can't wait to drink.

T: Nice fruitiness, slight citrusi and a tad bitter at the end. A great beer with a lot going on but just hard to pin point exactly what that is. I guess that's what makes this style so intreaging. Again though, some lemon grass and good maltiness that comes through fruity like. A very clean yet satisfyingly phenolic and balanced.

M: Great body from the high carbonation. Phenols and bitterness leave a satisfying aftertaste that is very characteristic in Saisons, very delicious and clean example. I guess that's why this is a benchmark beer for this style for many people.

O: A great example, very refreshing on a hot summer day especially after brewing a batch of Saison my self. A perfect beer to have after a hard days work. Definitely would have hit the spot after a hard days work on the farm.

MarioM, Mar 11, 2013
Photo of Duvel
4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

Duvel, Mar 09, 2013
Photo of joeseppy
4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

joeseppy, Mar 09, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

brewtus, Mar 09, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

BeerCon5, Mar 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

TheLevi4000, Mar 09, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

splendidsplinter, Mar 07, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

mizx, Mar 07, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

jgbiggs, Mar 06, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

imperiallibations, Mar 05, 2013
Photo of Rutager
4/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Appearance. Pours a hazy straw gold with a big 2+ fingers of fluffy white head. Very nice.

Smell. Peppery saison yeast, some sweet and tart light fruits, a little bit of lemon, bananna and wheat with just a bit of clove, skunk, and maybe some coriander.

Taste. Peppery saison yeast again, wheat and some bitter grassy hops, a little of that skunk I was smelling, a bit of banana and spice too.

Mouthfeel. Medium body with fairly strong, fine carbonation.

Overall. A fine and exemplary saison. Nothing very exciting, just a well made beer.

Rutager, Mar 05, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

nzerbe, Mar 04, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

williamjbauer, Mar 04, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

jderosia603, Mar 03, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

TGS, Mar 02, 2013
Saison Dupont from Brasserie Dupont sprl
94 out of 100 based on 3,437 ratings.