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Saison Dupont - Brasserie Dupont sprl

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3,242 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,242
Reviews: 1,446
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 10.98%
Wants: 176
Gots: 218 | FT: 10
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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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New Jersey

4/5  rDev -4.5%

04-03-2014 01:01:23 | More by devilfluff
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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
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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
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

05-06-2013 23:56:17 | More by dipso123
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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
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New York

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

09-13-2013 13:01:28 | More by allenson21
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

05-31-2014 03:33:01 | More by judkinst
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New Jersey

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
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South Carolina

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
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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
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

04-22-2012 15:30:42 | More by NickyDee21
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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
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New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

05-06-2014 02:37:37 | More by Act25
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

05-16-2014 02:18:05 | More by jewellrunner
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

05-27-2013 13:41:11 | More by CDCNAM
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

03-27-2014 04:08:08 | More by ahommell
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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
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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
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Alberta (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

07-08-2014 19:48:14 | More by rogerdandy
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

08-18-2014 02:40:31 | More by KG710
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3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

Pours a hazy gold color with a finger of foamy head that doesn't linger very long. The aroma is very sweet and the taste mirrors this. The taste is of bubblegum and fruity notes with little to no hoppy notes at all. The mouthfeel is very smooth and it finishes clean. This would be a great beer in the summertime.

01-21-2011 19:02:42 | More by csiewert
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

01-26-2014 05:26:29 | More by T_Hass
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Saskatchewan (Canada)

3.78/5  rDev -9.8%

300ml bottle poured in a dimpled mug.

Hazy, murky dirty water - yellow in appearance. Big 2 inch merangue like head on the pour. Recedes to 1/2 inch with lots of sticky lacing.

Almost smells like champagne. Sharp spiciness with some cloves with that ever present Belgian yeast character.

Sharp flavour. Slightly sour with some funk. I really don't know how to describe this. Unique.

Tight bubbles, aggressively carbonated. Medium bodied with a slight sharpness to it.

A very interesting beer, and the first true example of the style I've had. Can't say it's my favourite, but an interesting experience.

07-28-2007 05:16:40 | More by Noxious26
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

05-25-2012 03:01:03 | More by wesley14
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

03-28-2014 01:00:51 | More by MarcWP
Saison Dupont from Brasserie Dupont sprl
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