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Saison Dupont - Brasserie Dupont sprl

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BA SCORE
93
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3,071 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 3,071
Reviews: 1,438
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 10.74%
Wants: 161
Gots: 182 | FT: 11
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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Matthew607

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

04-25-2014 16:35:03 | More by Matthew607
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Erdinger2003

Iowa

2.23/5  rDev -46.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Pours a giant head that's frothy and foamy and hard to dissapate, it also has a good yellow and slightly cloudy color. The smell is slightly sweet brown sugar. Taste is sour and has a day old empty beer can finish to it. It's bitter harsh and barely tastes like a Saison at all. The mouthfeel is a little harsh with carbonation. Overall I will try again, just because of the name, but something went seriously wrong at John's with this bottle.

Serving type: bottle

01-22-2007 21:35:08 | More by Erdinger2003
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desint

Belgium

3/5  rDev -28.4%

05-24-2013 12:59:55 | More by desint
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agreenman19

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -4.5%

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

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev -4.5%

08-18-2013 15:58:39 | More by FadetoBock
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thecarster1

Pennsylvania

4.03/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a- 750ml corked bottle poured into a small pint glass, two inch thick very dense stark white head that had the best retention i've ever seen (this is one of the first real belgian beers i've had), head fades to a crater of head that stays around the whole beer long, hazy orange gold coloring, very attractive.

s- dry, grapey/winey sweetness, tart green apple, grassy, i didn't pick up too much funk.

t- fruity, citric, grapey, tart green apple, finishes very dry with a ever so slight tinge of alcohol, very interesting beer, my first saison.

m- very light with a bit of effervescent.

d- very good, i paired this with thanksgiving dinner, the lightness went very well and didn't conflict with any of the flavors, this was my first saison and i really enjoyed it, it's not an everyday beer but i'd drink it again for sure.

Serving type: bottle

11-28-2009 17:33:36 | More by thecarster1
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griffeyb

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

06-30-2013 04:43:18 | More by griffeyb
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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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cubedbee

Maryland

4.35/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Served on tap in a flute, pours a light golden color, slightly hazy, a finger of off white head decent retention and very good lacing. Nose is very yeasty, slightly tart, with green apple and citrus Taste is a nice light malt with some slightly tart fruit notes, a bit of yeast, and a slightly spicey finish. Very smooth and refreshing, this has a nice high carbonation and a crisp dry finish. Nice beer to have on tap, a very sessionable and tasty beer.

Serving type: on-tap

12-23-2005 15:07:23 | More by cubedbee
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gfreed

Massachusetts

4.6/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Had this beer with a meal of grilled salmon and shrimp at Scutra in Arlington, MA. An excellent beer (and restaurant) for the meal and for the warm summer night on which both were consumed. The waitress poured the beer straight into the bottom of a tall glass, which created a massive head that erupted with a bready, fruity aroma. The head dissolved quickly except for the final inch. The color of the beer is hazy yellow-orange, which is quite beautiful. The initial carbonation stings a bit and then disappears, leaving behind the flavors of clove, peaches, apples and whole-wheat bread. A bit of bitterness follows. Alcohol was lower than I expected, so having two was not a problem. Drinking this saison was absolute delight.

Serving type: bottle

06-14-2008 15:42:56 | More by gfreed
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unclejimbay

Florida

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

Saison Dupont - from Brasserie Dupont sprl
Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale
ABV: 6.50 %, reviewed 4/18/09, 750ml bottle > Duvel tulip glass
A 5.0 - AWESOME in appearance! Excellent pillowtop head with amazing rentention and lace! Cloudy honey in color with noticebale sediment chunks that settle to the bottom of the glass.
S 4.5 - Tart notes with clove accents. Some pepper and hop notes sneak in the aroma dance.
T 4.5 - Dry and semi tart as expected for a Saison. Yeast taste is present. Citrus and hop notes are present.
MF 4.0 - medium in body, high in carobonation.
D 4.5 - A good solid example of a Saison with nice dry body and character. ABV is a a bit lower than some Saisons @ 6.5, so this a a nice sessionable brew. A fair price for a Belgian at $8 for a 750ml bottle @ Broudy's.

Serving type: bottle

04-20-2009 15:15:13 | More by unclejimbay
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sabrills70

North Carolina

4.03/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12.7oz green coked and caged bottle with no freshness date. Pours a cloudy medium yellow with a huge white head, decent longevity and great lace. Smells of sweet honey and citrus - mainly grapefruit. Somewhat yeasty smelling with a decent pilsner like hop aroma. Lots of grapefruit flavors mixed with slight honey. Slight yeastyness and a decent hop flavor and bitterness. High carbonation. Clean and easy drinking. A nice Saison

Serving type: bottle

04-25-2007 01:33:40 | More by sabrills70
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SGToliver

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

08-23-2013 08:47:14 | More by SGToliver
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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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MonkeyBread

Nevada

4/5  rDev -4.5%

05-04-2014 05:23:20 | More by MonkeyBread
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tkdchampxi

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

12-15-2013 22:19:25 | More by tkdchampxi
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bifrost17

Washington

4/5  rDev -4.5%

07-30-2013 20:56:43 | More by bifrost17
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MarcWP

Arizona

4/5  rDev -4.5%

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

Illinois

4.03/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dupont is the most well-balanced of all the Belgian saisons. Its coriander complements the live citrus. The star of this beer, however, is the meditative hopping which lends beautiful funky herbal notes on the nose, a peppery leafiness on the palate, and a dry finish that calmly accentuates the coriander, keeping this beer from being cloying. The malt is very liquid with a midpalate fullness that is both quenching and filling. Archetypal.

Relax, relax.
ng

Serving type: bottle

07-24-2004 21:31:24 | More by ngandhi
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oakbluff

Manitoba (Canada)

3.93/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle gifted by Fisherman34- thanks for the parting gift!! Cloudy peach colour with huge billowing white head and great lacing. Aroma is of belgian spices. Taste is quite spicy with hints of sour funk. I found it fairly hoppy and had a very dry finish. I noticed some woody flavours- mostly oak. This is one refreshing brew- I could quaffe many a bottle of this belgian treat.

Serving type: bottle

03-24-2007 00:16:22 | More by oakbluff
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MSchae1017

Georgia

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

This beer was tasted in a wine glass from the 750mL Bottle.

This beer pours a staw colored gold with a frothy white head and decent retention and lacing. The smell is of belgian yeast and subtle citrus and grape aromas. The flavor also takes on these characteristics with the addition of some spiciness. Very nice mouthfeel, thick enough, nice bottle conditioning. Overall a highly drinkable saison, glad to find it at the greenville, sc whole foods.

Serving type: bottle

06-10-2006 00:32:46 | More by MSchae1017
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DudMan

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

11-29-2013 00:00:12 | More by DudMan
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inebrius

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A flaxen streaming liquid under layers of stiff foam radiates scents of the earth. A gift basket of aroma: lavender salts, forest honey, radish greens and apple butter packed in handfuls of fresh mown hay. My nose is all wet with puffy froth. Exceptionally balanced flavors reminiscent of that perfect after dinner salad of bitter greens, toasted sunflower seeds, farmer's cheese and dried cranberries in a light citrus vinaigrette.

When you've finished, use what's left of the head as a replacement for whipped cream on your fresh blackberries. I love it.

Serving type: bottle

01-13-2005 03:23:08 | More by inebrius
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brauseboof

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

10-02-2013 23:02:56 | More by brauseboof
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Iowacraft

Iowa

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

12-30-2012 16:54:45 | More by Iowacraft
Saison Dupont from Brasserie Dupont sprl
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