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Saison Dupont - Brasserie Dupont sprl

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,280 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 3,280
Reviews: 1,449
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 10.98%
Wants: 179
Gots: 227 | FT: 9
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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Photo of teromous
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

A: Incredibly light in color, giving an appearance similar to lemonade. Fluffy white head that leaves some islands of lace on the glass. The body of the beer is extremely hazy. Very tiny carbonation bubbles are visible.

S: I pick up some funky scent...no other way to describe it. Some rubber, some lemon zest, some skunk scent. I'm wondering if the bottle is skunked at all or if it's just part of the beer.

T: Well I am happy to say that there is no skunk in the taste. Very clean flavors, with the earthy hops coming through, there is a very faint grain flavor, and a good amount of spice. A little peppery and some lemon zest very faintly in the background. It's a very subtle tasting beer and is probably the easiest Saison I've ever had to drink.

M: The mouthfeel is outstanding. It is smooth and refreshing while drinking, but leaving a slight dryness at the end. It goes down very calmly and does not feel unsettling at all.

O: Overall I am really enjoying drinking this beer. When smelling the beer I thought it was going to be ripe with funky flavors when it came to tasting. It was a complete polar shift. I found that my glass appeared to empty much quicker than other saisons I've had. It is not full of sourness or horsey barnyard smells and flavors (at least to me). It is very subtle in all flavors and they meld nicely.

teromous, Jan 21, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -16.5%

StubFaceJoe, Jan 20, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

randylangford, Jan 20, 2013
Photo of GrindFatherBob
3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

GrindFatherBob, Jan 20, 2013
Photo of aasher
4.08/5  rDev -2.6%

375ml bottle.

This one pours a light bodied opaque light gold in color with a one finger white head that sticks to the side of the glass. The nose is light and yeasty with orange peel, lemon rhind, aged hops, Belgian yeast, and a light floral character. The flavors too, are light and citrusy. There is a light orange sweetness followed by the lemon bitterness, a touch of corn, old hops, and light hibiscus and tea. I would say I prefer the nose a little more. It drinks very light and is definitely sessionable and easy to drink. This would be great for warmer weather. Overall this is a fine saison and one that at $10 is a must try.

aasher, Jan 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

eawolff99, Jan 19, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

Balvenie, Jan 19, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

unclekeith, Jan 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

polishkaz, Jan 19, 2013
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5/5  rDev +19.3%

jl28r1, Jan 19, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

seeswo, Jan 19, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

mikecharley, Jan 19, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

yourefragile, Jan 18, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

aorloski, Jan 17, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

dansmcd, Jan 17, 2013
Photo of superspak
4.2/5  rDev +0.2%

750 ml bottle into tulip glass, bottled on 5/1/2012. Pours hazy bright golden amber color with a nice 2-3 finger fluffy white head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Spotty foamy lacing clings to the glass. Aromas of big lemon, apple, pear, pepper, clove, straw, hay, floral, earth, wheat, light leather, and funky yeast esters. Fantastic aromas with great balance and complexity of fruity/spicy esters. Taste of lemon, pear, apple, pepper, clove, straw, hay, grass, earth, floral, light leather, and lightly funky yeast spiciness. Fair amount of earthy spiciness on the finish; with lingering notes of light fruits, pepper, clove, straw, wheat, hay, earth, and lightly funky yeast spiciness on the finish for a good bit. Damn nice flavor complexity and balance; with zero cloying flavors on the finish. Medium-high carbonation and medium bodied; with a lightly slick and fairly crisp and foamy mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with hardly any warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is a highly excellent saison! Great flavor complexity and balance; and very smooth to sip on this the high carbonation. A highly enjoyable offering as expected.

superspak, Jan 17, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

Budinetz, Jan 16, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

s1ckboy, Jan 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

bismarksays, Jan 16, 2013
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5/5  rDev +19.3%

jadams11, Jan 15, 2013
Photo of Greywulfken
4.39/5  rDev +4.8%

A: into a tulip: hazy gold with lots of suspended sediment; fluffy head that persisted nicely and left some lace behind

S: light bready malt with tons of earthy/herbal hop and yeast notes

T: delicate pale malts and zesty, spicy and floral hops and fresh, bright yeast; bitter/tart on the backend

M: crisp, fresh, and light; sparkly carbonation; very clean-finishing

O: I'm pretty sure this is a benchmark saison - light, clean-tasting, refreshing and satisfying - easy-drinking.

Greywulfken, Jan 15, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

SkiBum22, Jan 15, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

comradekyle, Jan 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

RickDeLucio, Jan 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

PortLargo, Jan 13, 2013
Saison Dupont from Brasserie Dupont sprl
93 out of 100 based on 3,280 ratings.