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Saison Dupont - Brasserie Dupont sprl

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,121 Ratings
THE BROS
93
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Ratings: 3,121
Reviews: 1,439
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 10.74%
Wants: 163
Gots: 187 | 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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tastybeerinmybelly

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

12-03-2012 03:39:16 | More by tastybeerinmybelly
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Rekrule

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

12-02-2012 20:10:10 | More by Rekrule
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BYOFB

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -4.5%

12-02-2012 05:14:43 | More by BYOFB
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JWU

Pennsylvania

4.1/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12.7oz. bottle poured into a tulip

A- big smoke when it's uncorked, pours a cloudy gold/yellow with a HUGE white soapy, pillowy head. Beautiful.

S- Initially has some skunky aromas, but they dissipate. Pears, apples, belgian, spicy funk that reminds me of the way my Grandmother's basement used to smell.

T- A very well balanced pear, apple, yeasty funk, with a light bitterness on the back end. Nothing is in your face, but it all blends together nicely, and make for a complex and refreshing brew.

M- Light to medium, nice active carbonation (it's bottle conditioned after all). No metallic, or off putting tastes that translate over to the mouthfeel

O-Very nice, and very refreshing. Would make a great beer for a hot summer day.

Serving type: bottle

12-02-2012 01:21:11 | More by JWU
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tuckerlikesbeer

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

11-29-2012 05:38:37 | More by tuckerlikesbeer
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LiquorsInc

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

11-28-2012 21:00:53 | More by LiquorsInc
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Giantspace

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

11-28-2012 04:55:01 | More by Giantspace
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asigler


4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

11-26-2012 02:59:13 | More by asigler
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Proteusx


4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

11-26-2012 02:49:05 | More by Proteusx
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roach4230

New York

4/5  rDev -4.5%

11-25-2012 13:32:54 | More by roach4230
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TheCondor

Missouri

4.05/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

I had this brew served in a bottle to me at the Farmhouse Restaurant at 300 Delaware Street, River Market district, KCMO. Highly recommended restaurant. Anyway, it was one of the few beers on the menu that I have not had. The barkeep and waiter we very knowledgeable about beer, which I appreciated.

Appearance - pours a clear, golden yellow color with a soapy, bubbly off white two finger head that leaves excellent lacing on the pint glass. Carbonation can be observed in the brew easily. Looks like a good Saison/Farmhouse should.

Smell - Apples with some zing, funk, floral and grapefruit notes as well. There is certainly a funky, zesty aroma. I like it.

Taste - Much like the nose. The fruits and floral tastes dominate the first parts of the brew, with the funky zest coming in at the middle and end of the drink. Barnyard and grass also make appearances on the palate.

Mouthfeel - well carbonated, light bodied, effervescent. Funk stays with you through the end of the drink. Very clean and crisp. Awesome.

Overall - I really enjoyed this brew. While it isn't quite on the level of Boulevard Saison Brett, you can't expect that out of all Saisons. This is a very good beer, highly recommended to Saison and Farmhiuse drinkers.

Serving type: bottle

11-24-2012 18:23:38 | More by TheCondor
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ErwinGS

Belgium

4/5  rDev -4.5%

11-24-2012 15:10:05 | More by ErwinGS
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weonfire

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

11-24-2012 04:12:43 | More by weonfire
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RichD

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

11-23-2012 01:11:07 | More by RichD
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oso

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -16.5%

11-23-2012 00:09:31 | More by oso
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Cold

Pennsylvania

4.8/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

A: Pours a pale straw/gold, with a lively, generous pearl-white head. Haze is apparent and uniform, though solid suspended particles are not visible. Numerous bubble trails rise through the drink.

S: Citric, funky, yeasty, slightly acrid, woody, peaty...

T: Tart apples and dry light wood on the front end, with yeasty dry light bread eventually replacing those flavors. Peat and other similar earthy, musty notes crisply finish each taste.

M: Very intense, robust carbonation really dominates the mouthfeel here. As this rush of bubbles dissipates, however, it's a (very pleasant) surprise to note that it lies over a velvety smooth, yet light body that really wouldn't need such an intense carbonation, though it masks the 6.5% ABV brilliantly. Finish is ever-so-slightly dry, though not astringent. Very drinkable/sessionable,

A: Aftertaste is very clean, though its cleanliness is more a product of the flavors on the palate, not an absence thereof. Those flavors include a slightly fruity tartness, crisp, woody earthiness, and a slight belgian funk. The finish is dry, but not terribly astringent, and the dryness increases over time.

Overall: Anyone who knows the saison style knows this beer. In my opinion it is the saison against which all others are measured, and while that does not necessarily mean it is better than the rest, in the vast majority of cases, this is true. Complex, but not busy; balanced but not boring...it's a nearly perfect example of a well-crafted beer, and a world-class example of a quintessential saison. This is the beer to introduce to a friend who doesn't like saisons because they're too sweet/fruity/etc.

It doesn't happen often...but...

5/5

Serving type: bottle

11-22-2012 03:13:51 | More by Cold
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shick1

Ohio

4/5  rDev -4.5%

11-21-2012 15:28:44 | More by shick1
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ShemRahBoo

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

11-21-2012 02:30:49 | More by ShemRahBoo
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iabeerbaron

Iowa

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

“Just started to get into Saisons and have found them to be extremely refreshing. This is one of the best. A nice cloudy golden pour with a huge white head. Nice lacing on my glass. Great aroma of bread, honey, citrus, and black pepper. A wonderful refreshing brew with spices and tartness. Perfect combination.”

Serving type: bottle

11-20-2012 16:18:16 | More by iabeerbaron
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crobinso

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -22.4%

11-19-2012 01:07:51 | More by crobinso
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Tinfang

California

4/5  rDev -4.5%

11-18-2012 20:51:41 | More by Tinfang
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TerrapinWakenBake

North Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -40.3%

11-18-2012 20:51:21 | More by TerrapinWakenBake
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Bockerdoppel91

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

11-16-2012 04:54:34 | More by Bockerdoppel91
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -4.5%

11-16-2012 03:04:47 | More by DrunkinYogi
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VernonKell

Michigan

4/5  rDev -4.5%

11-15-2012 21:34:20 | More by VernonKell
Saison Dupont from Brasserie Dupont sprl
93 out of 100 based on 3,121 ratings.