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Saison Dupont - Brasserie Dupont sprl

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,355 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 3,355
Reviews: 1,452
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 11%
Wants: 187
Gots: 240 | 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%

6thstreetbrewpub, Jul 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

CSO, Aug 27, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

pat_usher, Aug 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

brauseboof, Oct 03, 2013
Photo of GDBEERMAN
3.28/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bottle shared at a tasting. Poured into snifter.
A: A bright, haze is poured with mild sediment. The head is like an erupting volcano, a dull white in color.
S:The aroma is a typical farmhouse aroma, with a bit of skunk. More notes of gum and candy than skunk.
T/M: Having tried many Saison / Farmhouse ales, I feel this one is very skunky on the taste, I have read of skunked bottles of this, so I will not act as if this is the true sensation of the ale. The notes of taffy and gum are subtle, but very pleasant. A nice silky mouthfeel, but a touch grainy.
D: Not an over the top Saison, but a very good one none the less. I feel I may have gotten a bad bottle, so I am hoping to get another and hope that this skunky taste is a aftermath thought. I will try again and hopefully edit my reveiw. This is how it stands as of now.

GDBEERMAN, Jul 30, 2010
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3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

lgmol, Dec 11, 2013
Photo of StlHopHead77
4.08/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A-Pours a super hazy,golden orange with a firm,pillowy,three-finger,snow white crown that retained an excellent body and finally left consistent islands of lacing on the glass.

S-Sharp yeast driven notes on the nose of white pepper,wet hay,clove and overripe lemon but also bright,fresh stonefruit and musty funk.

T-Super complex and gorgeous.Funky,earthy notes of dried flowers,must and minerals but also white pepper,Meyer lemon,clove and fresh wheat.

M-Great creaminess,slight tartness and perfect lively carbonation.

D-Really superb beer with an amazing level of drinkability.

StlHopHead77, Jan 13, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

tbeer40, Feb 02, 2013
Photo of paulys55
4.35/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Cork popped and the bubbly rose as this treat entered my wine glass. Cloudy yellow body with a tall lively head. Crisp, dry citrus and spicy fruits with a little puckering effect on the mouth. If I was disappointed that the pub was out of the Fantome I had ordered, that disappointment quickly faded as I took my first sip of this very drinkable and quite affordable brew.

paulys55, Dec 03, 2010
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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 750ml bottle into a Sierra Nevada hop tulip glass.

A: Pours a light golden color with a big pillowy white head.

S: Light spice with a bit of yeast. White pepper, a bit funky.

T: The gold standard for saisons. Light spices such as white pepper and coriander. Slightly fruity in the form of green apples, pears, and sour lemon. Very hoppy, over the nice soft malt base. Very dry in the finish. Only slightly sour and a hint of funkiness from the yeast.

M: Light bodied, highly carbonated.

D: An excellent saison, probably the best in the world. A truly excellent beer.

willjschmidt, Mar 14, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

Imperial_Sapient_Groat, Mar 14, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

This beer is never around the area in bottle format so it was pure delight to find it on-tap.

In the proper glassware, this beer actualizes a golden canary with a fluffy dollop of head that lasts, lingers, and leaves great lace rings.

The aroma of this beer is enticingly tart; lemony, filled with crisp hop zest, with a slightly spicy yeast profile.

This beer is a delicious saison: it is amazingly light and zingy on the mouth but also delightfully substantial. The lemon flavors abound in harmony with a peppery spice content...and the lingeringly powerful hop-bite just makes it more drinkable by the end of the glass.

The mouthfeel is almost bitingly carbonated but underneath is a dry, addictively smooth pucker of lemon and lime. Damned drinkable...hope I can find this again sometime.

GreenWBush, Oct 29, 2005
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

Yabev15, Jul 12, 2012
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5/5  rDev +19.6%

jl28r1, Jan 19, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

Devman171, Nov 25, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

Nordbier, Jul 12, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

n00blar, Dec 04, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

allstar255, Jan 18, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

From the bottle into a snifter

A: golden hazy, with a good two to three finger head. Good retention.

S: grassy, earthy and musty. Some mild yeast aroma.

T: tart and citrusy.

M: medium carbonation with good feel. Dry finish.

O: my first true Belgian Saison, I have to say I appreciate this beer quite a bit. I found the taste and mouth feel to be more "natural" than the other saisons I have had. The finish was very nice and all in all this is a very impressive beer.

polloenfuego, Aug 04, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

bconsidine, Feb 08, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

SteeleWright, Aug 30, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

Jameswoody, Feb 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

fizzyted, Feb 06, 2012
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4.03/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a slightly yeast-hazed golden yellow, with an enormous fluffy white head.

Aroma of candy apples, strawberries, and a slightly heavier grain note.

Taste is a mixture of peppery lemon and a modest malt background. Some grassy tones come through; not overly sweet or yeasty. A little sour in the finish, this is, as the bottle explains, a belgian that would work as a summer beer. Not too heavy, but still drawing much flavor yeast.

shirfan, Apr 03, 2004
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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

Varkias41, Mar 15, 2012
Saison Dupont from Brasserie Dupont sprl
93 out of 100 based on 3,355 ratings.