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Saison Dupont - Brasserie Dupont sprl

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3,147 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,147
Reviews: 1,442
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 10.74%
Wants: 165
Gots: 193 | FT: 10
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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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wesley14

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

05-25-2012 03:01:03 | More by wesley14
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slowdaddy

Alabama

4/5  rDev -4.5%

08-10-2012 19:08:25 | More by slowdaddy
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Joecaddie

Delaware

4/5  rDev -4.5%

07-25-2014 00:19:28 | More by Joecaddie
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badbeer

Iowa

4.38/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a pale yellow color, almost like a macro, but is unfiltered and has an awesome creamy head that lasts throughout. Herbal scents, citrus, and spice making up aroma. Has a graininess and yeasty type flavors initially, with more subtleties similar to the aroma finishing off the taste, really put together well. Almost medium bodied, with lighter carbonation than expected. Really enjoyable beer, good for many occasions I'm sure.

Serving type: bottle

04-25-2006 21:00:50 | More by badbeer
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dipso123

California

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -16.5%

01-20-2013 18:05:53 | More by StubFaceJoe
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ne0m00re

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had this one on tap at Dirty Franks in Columbus, Ohio.
A: Pale golden with a white collar and film.
S: Yeasty bread, strawberry farmhouse, spicy apricots, all in front of a honey apple sweetness.
T: Sweet rustic citrus and apple honey and strawberry. There is a lingering grassy bitterness.
M: Slightly syrupy, it ends dry and frothy.
D: Pretty good. About average for a saison.

Serving type: on-tap

05-14-2010 22:41:49 | More by ne0m00re
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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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gpogo

California

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Hazy pale yellow orange with a rocky white head.

A- Pepper phenolic spiciness. Very Belgiany aroma.

T- Initially a light fruity taste. Ends quite dry. Overall a very refreshing taste.

M- Medium body, high carbonation.

D- I have very little to say about this beer in many aspects. However this is the definition of a Saison. It was delicious, and if I were able to get this brew more often I would be drinking this all summer. Check this one out! Definitely check this out if you are interested in brewing a saison.

Serving type: bottle

05-02-2009 00:27:00 | More by gpogo
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Stunner97

New Jersey

4.47/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Appearance- good amount of bubbles and carbonation stream the glass, nice looking small bubbles, thick white bellowing head, murky orange to yellow color, nice overall look for the style

smell- spiceness, yeast, corriander, spice, fruity and citrus nose, with a nice spice

taste- good mix of dryness and hops on the finish, nice yeast spice flavor, almost slight sourness, very complex and enjoyable,

Mouthfeel- very light crisp and well carbonated

Drinkability- HIGHLY DRINKABLE, this would be an amazing summer time beer and its just so clean and palate cleansing, would go amazing I think with just so many meals, its a very tasty and easy drinking beverage, one I would certainly recommend again, its complex yet simple and thats a good thing, will be a beer i will definitely visit again,

Serving type: bottle

03-17-2010 17:21:04 | More by Stunner97
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Beefytits4

Illinois

5/5  rDev +19.3%

11-21-2011 23:18:26 | More by Beefytits4
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nortmand

Virginia

4.9/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Now that I've tried a variety of Saisons and can truly interpret what I'm experiencing, it's time for a re-review.

Pours about three quarters of a huge, fluffy marshmallow head. Beer is cloudier as you get to the bottom of the glass, but rich golden hued either way. Leaves incredible checkered lacing.

Rich, spicy yeast dominates the smell.Coriander is the dominate spice.

Lightly spicy flavor. Yeast characters and a bit of alcohol. Leaves a tingling bitterness way in the back of the throat.

This is a very fine beer, and is everything a saison should be. Hugely flavorful, but so indescribably drinkable at the same time.

Serving type: bottle

12-09-2005 01:39:09 | More by nortmand
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robbyc1

Illinois

4.28/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A quintessential saison, I have had this many times and count it as one of my favorites and sessionables of all time. Although a high at 6.5% for a true session beer, it has a lightness that overcomes.

Cloudy and golden haze, a complex and interesting look that is essential for this style.

Explosive nose of complex earthiness, fruitiness (pears, tea, plums), with a slightly funky backbone. The flavor can't quite match the nose, although it reflects the same flavors, it's dry and grainy and herbally, with the fruitiness holding court. Absolutely clean and dry and crisp finish.

A highly drinkable example, their seasonal version with a higher abv punches through the flavor profile, but this version is the year round choice with only a few contenders, - highly recommended.

Serving type: bottle

07-25-2010 15:44:32 | More by robbyc1
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SmashPants

Australia

4.16/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bottle: big solid green 750mL champagne-style bottle, a standard and plain Belgian label.

Appearance: very light golden yellow in colour, with fine carbonation and a big fluffy head that drops to a nice cap. Almost like champagne, funnily enough.

Aroma: plenty of earthy, herbal and floral characters on the nose - very different (this is my first Saison). Some light citric backing.

Taste: very different, but quite nice. Again with the dominant earthy and floral characteristics, with some lemon citric hops and some funky Belgian hops ( I assume these are wild?).

Aftertaste: hangs around nicely - a good beer for a slow session.

Mouth feel: light to medium in body with a somewhat higher carbonation than I was expecting. Goes down easily.

Overall: this was my first Saison - I have had Krieks and Lambics before, but I think Saison suits me a little better. Also, considering the size of the bottle (750mL), the ABV (6.5%) and the price (approx AU$12-13 a bottle in 2013) it is actually quite decent value. Not cheap, but I don't expect a specialty Belgian ale to be cheap by any means. This one is worth it.

Serving type: bottle

02-03-2013 07:42:43 | More by SmashPants
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Vanz

Australia

3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

01-27-2014 22:32:36 | More by Vanz
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gopens44

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

02-08-2013 00:24:33 | More by gopens44
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brutalist

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

08-09-2013 23:32:26 | More by brutalist
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agreenman19

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -4.5%

04-01-2012 23:07:53 | More by agreenman19
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judkinst

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -4.5%

05-26-2013 22:29:54 | More by Dcunicelli
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LSUPT

California

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

11-15-2011 05:16:13 | More by LSUPT
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MarcWP

Arizona

4/5  rDev -4.5%

03-28-2014 01:00:51 | More by MarcWP
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razorsdescent

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

11-03-2013 00:45:55 | More by razorsdescent
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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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DWolf

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -4.5%

06-25-2013 20:57:29 | More by DWolf
Saison Dupont from Brasserie Dupont sprl
93 out of 100 based on 3,147 ratings.