Saison Dupont - Brasserie Dupont sprl
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2.5/5 rDev -40.3%
Appearance: Cloudy; orangish body with a good sized head
Aroma: Spicy; malty; citrusy notes
Taste: tart fruit and spicy hops in the start and mid; finishes fairly dry
Remarks: A little too dry and bitter for me.
Did not score A, T, S, M at that time; disregard those scores
06-15-2013 22:11:57 | More by IchLiebeBier
4.8/5 rDev +14.6%
Pours cloudy bright gold with a huge everlasting fluffy white head. Spicy yeasty earthy aroma. Lemons and apples. Spicy as well. Taste is somewhat sweet with some spiciness, fruit, and earthy flavors coming through. Finishes dry with some herbal hoppiness. Well balanced and quite complex. Above all really delicious. Medium bodied and lightly carbonated. Amazingly drinkable. I love this one. An awesome beer.
07-21-2008 01:02:00 | More by burnstar
3.48/5 rDev -16.9%
Pours a pale golden with a great big fluffy head. Probably an over-vigorous pour. Very good retention. Lots of herbs on the nose and palate. Also a dry graininess presents itself. Good bitter crispness is evident and lots or carbonation. For some undescibable reason I prefer the organic version. I just find it more drinkable. Der!
11-25-2008 10:56:09 | More by Macca
4.72/5 rDev +12.6%
Had this on tap at the Birreria Paradiso in D.C.
Appearance: Gorgeous opaque golden color that almost glows with billowy, frothy head like clouds on a nice day. I know Duvel is the flagship Belgian golden ale, but in my opinion this should be it.
Smell: Like running in an Allegra commercial. Tulips, fresh cut grasses, hop fields, yeast, and just the slightest touch of lemon zest. Freshness all around.
Taste: Amazing. Citrus... like biting into a juicy lemon but with none of the associated sourness. Yeast, spices, hops... the flavor just explodes on your tongue. Finishes dry and overwhelmingly refreshing.
Overall: I can't think of any other beer that literally makes me want to go run in a field of dandelions. This beer has the imagery of a beautiful spring day associated with it (and no, I'm not drunk while writing this). Well done, Brasserie Dupont.
01-06-2009 05:53:39 | More by thekanna
4.18/5 rDev -0.2%
This was a really nice brew that I have eyed for a long time not sure why I never tried it I guess I thought I would get around to it. Glad I did.
This is a wonderfull brew with a lace white head lots of lacing the smell is herb like. The taste follows and is similar with that Belgian sugar like taste in the background.
Mouthfeel is creamy and a bit peppery and overall this is a great verison of the style and a must have for those seeking a saison if a Fantome is not able to be found.
03-30-2011 23:39:03 | More by Casey10
4.85/5 rDev +15.8%
Not only of my favorite beers, one of the best beers of the saison style.
This beer is downright fabulous for matching with food. Goes great with spicy, Asian foods, bbq. For more on this, check out Garrett Oliver's tome on matching beer and food.
Poured golden with a wonderfully thick head which wouldn't go down.
Typical Belgian spices with much more flavors going on. Hoppiness in there to give it a refreshing finish.
Can't get enough.
You should try to have a 750mL bottle of this and Hennepin on hands at all times for any BYOB you may go to.
05-07-2005 14:46:05 | More by GeoffFromSJ
4.28/5 rDev +2.1%
Another beer for my Unibroue tulip glass. Pours a nice hazy gold with a big champagne-style head that is very yeasty; head reminds me of a hefe weizen. Smell is very yeasty while the taste has apples and a nice peppery spike that gives it a good kick. You can definitely pick out that Belgian yeast in the taste.
Great stuff, quite drinkable, though the alcohol does catch up with you eventually.
06-19-2007 05:54:44 | More by saintwarrick
3.63/5 rDev -13.4%
A- cloudy but a bubbly golden beer, huge fluffy white head with amazing or annoying retent, you chose
S- floral and medicinal
T- mild fruity malt characters, some pear, mellow citrus, well balanced, earthy and grainy as well. spicy hints at finish
M- smooth with a dry finish and after
D- great example of saison and very enjoyable/drinkable, but not my favorite. recommended for style
08-02-2008 04:28:26 | More by tonistruth
4.25/5 rDev +1.4%
A crisp bitterness and slightly fruity, pepper-like flavors are found in this Belgian ale. Fairly light-bodied Saison DuPont is my choice as a favorite beer to quaff while sitting on my balcony on a warm summer day. A very dry crisp ale with a dry finish that always leaves you wanting some more. The addition of wheat makes the beer a bit smooth despite the high carbonation. A rare classic from Belgium that should be savored.
04-11-2008 14:21:15 | More by marcobrau
4.72/5 rDev +12.6%
Poured into a tulip glass at refer temps
A: Fantastic yellow-orange color, with a massive 2 inch head and that left lacing own the glass after about 5 minutes. Lots of bubbles and no yeast floaties.
S: Tart apple and citrus, with that bread Brett yeast nose. Spicy hops and malt blend that remind me of flowers and passion fruit.
T: ah so fine this is the gold standard of Saisons.
Sharp spicy front end of cirtus and apples, with some herbs and that brett bite. All blends so well with the hop bite and malt sweetness. Very complex beer that changes a tad every year due to the terrior etc.
M: medium body, lots of carbonation
T: smooth beer and no hint of 6.5 abv, easy as hell to drink a full 750 solo
07-28-2010 19:37:00 | More by azorie
3.95/5 rDev -5.7%
Poured a light golden color into my chilled glass with a generous 3 finger head. A large continuous stream of lively bubbles streamed from the center and fed the frothy foam which stuck nicely to the sides.
Citrus was the main attraction here, with a very refreshing aroma.
The taste was also mostly citrus with a good amount of hops. Not a beer which seemed to have much in the way of underlying tastes going on, it was all right up front.
Incredible mouth feel, the carbonation just kept coming.
A very drinkable beer, very clean and refreshing. My first time trying this but it won't be the last. Would even make a great session beer if not for the price, but it's also a perfect beer to break out a bottle or two for those special occasions.
09-27-2007 00:42:13 | More by JBogan
Saison Dupont from Brasserie Dupont sprl
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