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Saison Dupont - Brasserie Dupont sprl

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

3,421 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 3,421
Reviews: 1,455
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 11%
Wants: 190
Gots: 251 | 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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4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

bconsidine, Feb 08, 2012
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  rDev -4.3%

BodiesLexus, May 22, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

allstar255, Jan 18, 2014
Photo of GreenWBush
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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3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

heysuz, Feb 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

Yabev15, Jul 12, 2012
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

FadetoBock, Aug 18, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

DudMan, Nov 29, 2013
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5/5  rDev +19.6%

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

Beerandboards, Nov 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

CDCNAM, May 27, 2013
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5/5  rDev +19.6%

mweso2000, Nov 25, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

rcjennings, Jun 03, 2012
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

MarcWP, Mar 28, 2014
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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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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

jewellrunner, May 16, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

GoHabsGo, Jun 14, 2014
Photo of shirfan
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
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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

shredder83, Feb 24, 2014
Photo of santoslhalper
4.3/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearence: Pours a golden yellow with huge, pillowy white head that leaves great lacing. Stunning to look at.

Smell: The smell is a very raw smell. The malts are pronounced, but they don't smell like modern malts. They have a very old world quality to them I really can't describe.

Taste and Mouthfeel: The taste is yeasty and bready, with an odd amount of bitterness. It tastes very primitive, but I feel that's the beauty of it. This is a classic tasting beer. The balance is impeccable, and leads into a thin but creamy mouthfeel.

Drinkability and Overall: This is a wonderful brew. I was lucky enought o enjoy many good Belgian beers tonight, and this one was one of the best. It has such a rustic feel to it that makes it wonderful. It's simple, it's solid, and it's a damn tasty beer.

santoslhalper, Mar 03, 2005
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4.1/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 750 ml bottle into Tulip.

A. Massive 3 finger head of frothy white bubbles. Opens with a very loud Pop. Very good retention. Just a little lacing. Nice golden color.

S. Spices, malt, fruit, yeast, quite a bit of funk when first opened. Peppery quality.

T. Spice, pepper, fruity, peaches, apricot, not overly sweet. I had remembered more complexit of flavors when had on tap.

M. Medium/low bodied. Dry. Well carbonated and refreshing.

D. Not as much complexity as I remeber it from the last time I had it on tap. A refreshing beer and very drinkable. Will have to seek it out on tap again to see if it was like I remembered.

siradmiralnelson, Dec 14, 2009
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4.8/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Beer review #200: Let's just say this calls for a celebration and I thought why not try a saison? And what's a better saison than Dupont? None according to what others have said. I can't believe it's been 200 beers already, remember the early reviews? No, well here's some excerpts randomly thrown together: "designed to streamline... radical tortoise... hierarchy under subjective rule... these images are manifest to mankind... please step away from the doors... like ice in a glacier...". *note some/all excerpts may have nothing whatsoever to do with beer.

Poured from a 750ml bottle into a St Feuillien chalice.

A: Cloudy pale gold body with an ample (and excitable) 2cm white head that stands resolute in the glass.

S: Sweet scented cider apples, barnyard straw, musky yeast and an earthy hop note round out the aroma. It's a very rustic fragrance and one that invites you like an eastern European person would into their home for a nice hearty bowl of Goulash.

T: Wow is all I can say. Such a well balanced flavour profile - begins with those sweet cider apples, mid-palate adds a touch of sour yeast and some distilled grain alcohol, then finishes with citric hop bitterness and a Champagne dryness together in harmony. Reminiscent of Duvel in all the right ways.

M: Body is medium, carbonation is creamy with a bit of Champagne fizz.

D: Highly drinkable and highly balanced, I cannot think of a single negative about this brew. I'm impressed by the simplicity (there aren't many flavours at play here) and the fact that it doesn't bore me at the same time. A real contender to Duvel, and cheaper as well.

Food match: The vinous character of this beer would most suit anything that goes well with white wine; light pasta, fish, and Asian cuisine. In fact this brew has flavours that would compliment anything bar game meats and char-grilled steaks.

doktorhops, Mar 12, 2013
Saison Dupont from Brasserie Dupont sprl
94 out of 100 based on 3,421 ratings.