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Saison Dupont - Brasserie Dupont sprl

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BA SCORE
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3,231 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,231
Reviews: 1,445
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 10.98%
Wants: 175
Gots: 214 | FT: 9
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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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saintwarrick

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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tonistruth

Nevada

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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Robyn

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -4.5%

08-06-2014 13:24:51 | More by Robyn
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NickyDee21

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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

Illinois

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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Act25

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

05-06-2014 02:37:37 | More by Act25
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jewellrunner

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

05-16-2014 02:18:05 | More by jewellrunner
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allenson21

New York

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

09-13-2013 13:01:28 | More by allenson21
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CDCNAM

Louisiana

4/5  rDev -4.5%

05-27-2013 13:41:11 | More by CDCNAM
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jemarent

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

04-28-2014 03:37:26 | More by jemarent
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azorie

Florida

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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JBogan

Nevada

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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rogerdandy

Alberta (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

07-08-2014 19:48:14 | More by rogerdandy
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KG710

Georgia

4/5  rDev -4.5%

08-18-2014 02:40:31 | More by KG710
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csiewert

Oregon

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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ahommell

Mississippi

4/5  rDev -4.5%

03-27-2014 04:08:08 | More by ahommell
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devilfluff

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -4.5%

04-03-2014 01:01:23 | More by devilfluff
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Noxious26

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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MLaVioletteJr

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -16.5%

05-31-2014 01:19:04 | More by MLaVioletteJr
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Murph

Arizona

4.7/5  rDev +12.2%

Beautiful deep golden brew with a big fluffy/rocky white head that slowly fades, but never leaves, and rings the glass superbly. Nice musty aroma is the first thing to hit the nose with some very nice spicy hoppiness and spritzy spices in there as well. Nice tame malt lies in the background with some pepper and other spices over riding towards the end of the aroma. Nice light maltiness is the first flavor onto the tongue. This is quickly followed up by some light pepper and clove spiciness mixed in with other spices. There is a definite spicy, herbal hop flavor to this as well as some nice earthy qualities. It is almost like a Gueuze light. All the flavors I love in my favorite Belgian style are toned down just a bit for this one. Slightly sour and acidic qualities are balanced by the herbalness. Excellent medium-light body to this brew with an almost tingly feeling due to fairly high carbonation. Excellent brew and one that I would gladly purchase again.

12-26-2002 18:02:01 | More by Murph
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assurbanipaul

Texas

4.1/5  rDev -2.1%

Pours a cloudy bright orange-yellow with a massive white head, stiff as whipped cream. (Cork shot across the room and it took several pours to fill the glass.) Aroma is strong and yeasty, an element of sweet grain with a pleasing sourness.

Taste is delicate and bready, more yeast and a sort of musty nature like an old farmhouse. Dry with some slight citrus tones, some white pepper, maybe coriander. Faint traces of lemongrass and honey, leaves a little acidity in the aftertaste. Tastes like summer.

Mouthfeel is thin but lively and sparkly with carbonation; drinkability is high. Probably not sweet enough for non-beer lovers but makes a very good champaigne substitute.

01-01-2005 02:32:02 | More by assurbanipaul
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PBRstreetgang

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

Pours pale straw with a dull clarity. Frothy snow-white head quickly fills the glass and holds exceptionally well leaving stubborn barnacles of foamy lace. Some moderate Styrian aroma, and a solid skunky/spicy Saaz bouquet. Some soft wheat and mild medicinal aromas are also evident, with lambic yeast notes and faint pilsener malt in the background. Timid pale malt sweetness and sharp pilsener upfront, followed by zesty Styrian and Saaz flavor, perhaps a little light-struck. Then comes a tame but prominent farmhouse profile. Dry aftertaste with lingering skunk and noble bitterness while the farmhouse character remains apparent, but not overwhelming. Nearly perfect execution of the style. High carbonaion and ultra-thin body, almost champagne-like but with some wheat-like texture. Overall the mouthfeel is refreshing and light with a pleasenty acidic yeast character and spicy german hop backdrop. Finishes dry and funky but restrained enough to quench the thirst as well as supply ample sour flavor.

01-19-2007 06:06:45 | More by PBRstreetgang
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washburnkid

New York

4.85/5  rDev +15.8%

Thanks to a very generous dgb3 for this bottle!

A: Massive frothy white head over a hazy light golden yellow. Sediment is floating all around, and there's wonderful retention as well as patches of fluffy lacing.
S: Grainy, musty, and sour. A nice balance on the nose of earth and fruit (specifically sour apple and pear).
T/M: Spiciness is notable right away. It's very prominent on the palate. Other flavors that come in after are a very mild tartness and some fresh grain. Straw and dirty funk. Bitter herbals wait until the end of the sip for their big entrance, but they sure are prominent! Mouthfeel is light and very very crisp.
D: Shared this beer with my dad and some fruit flies. It was so so tasty and refreshing. I can't wait to get my hands on more!

05-11-2010 03:47:18 | More by washburnkid
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zachary80

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

09-28-2012 01:22:13 | More by zachary80
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wesley14

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

05-25-2012 03:01:03 | More by wesley14
Saison Dupont from Brasserie Dupont sprl
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