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Saison Dupont - Brasserie Dupont sprl

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93
outstanding

3,134 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,134
Reviews: 1,441
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 10.74%
Wants: 164
Gots: 189 | 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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PunkFloyd

California

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

10-21-2012 15:59:37 | More by PunkFloyd
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CarolinaKev

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

10-21-2012 07:03:14 | More by CarolinaKev
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NorCalBeer

California

4/5  rDev -4.5%

10-21-2012 04:07:55 | More by NorCalBeer
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Sinophile

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +19.3%

10-19-2012 20:13:28 | More by Sinophile
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bauermj

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

10-19-2012 19:29:36 | More by bauermj
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NuclearDolphin

Minnesota

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

Poured into a Pint Glass. Cork on this says 2.010, hopefully it doesn't mean the year 2010

Appearance - Cloudy Dark Yellow and with just a tiny bit of sediment. Like Ommegang Saison, this has a very tall voluminous head that clocks in around 5 fingers in width. The big difference here is that the head retention is quite shorter and more soapy, whereas Ommegang has a fluffy head and very good head retention. However, it does have quite a bit of lacing along the sides

Smell - Lemon Zest, Grassiness, Yeasts/Biscuits, Barley, and Malts. This is a very earthy smelling Saison, so earthy in fact that it reminds me of a Pilsener.

Taste - Sweet Yeasts, Bready/Biscuits, Lemons, Floral Hops, Barley and Malts. Smells like a Pilsener but tastes like a Saison, this was a pleasant surprise. Flavors blend together fairly well and give it a nice smoothness, though I was expecting more of a malty kick. Aftertaste is mildly grassy with some yeasty notes.

Mouthfeel - This one has a light body and virtually no carbonation. Feels light yet refreshing, which is impressive considering it's ABV.

Overall - Trying a Belgian Saison for the first time and I'm impressed with it. Aside from the fact it lacked a strong malty backbone, I have to say it was really good. I say it's definitely worth checking out if you're into Saisons and looking for something just a bit different.

Serving type: bottle

10-19-2012 03:31:23 | More by NuclearDolphin
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dsauter

Indiana

4/5  rDev -4.5%

10-16-2012 23:01:27 | More by dsauter
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His_Royal_Hoppiness

United Kingdom (England)

4/5  rDev -4.5%

10-13-2012 19:34:47 | More by His_Royal_Hoppiness
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SupremePie

Vermont

4/5  rDev -4.5%

10-13-2012 03:31:17 | More by SupremePie
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Guden

Maryland

4.65/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

On Tap at Pakhuis in Ghent, Belgium

A- Hazy golden with a white head of tiny bubbles that lasts and lasts leaving good lacing.

S- Crackers, decaying wood, pears and a touch of melon rind. Really nice, makes me think of summer.

T- Up front a sweet cracker sensation is quickly balanced with spice (white pepper, cardamom) and hops. Finish is peppery with lemon and a bit more of the honey dew melon character.

M- Thin and dry with medium carbonation. Perfect for the style and allows the flavors to dance around nicely.

D- An excellent beer. On tap it is delicious and was a welcome finish to my first day in Belgium.

Serving type: on-tap

10-09-2012 01:11:40 | More by Guden
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smonice

New Jersey

2.75/5  rDev -34.4%

10-07-2012 23:50:07 | More by smonice
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WankelEngine

Illinois

4.23/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from an 11.2oz bottle into a pint glass

A: Pours a hazy, golden-straw color with a lovely, large white head that slowly bubbles and craters away. Light, spotty lacing.

S: The first thing that I detect is a good dose of farmhouse funk. Followed quickly by some lemon-tart and a grassy aroma. A little bit of pilsner malt in the background.

T: Clove, phenols and banana. The funk flavor is not overwhelming but definitely potent. Wet hay and wool. Not very tart at all. Incredibly dry finish; leaves my mouth feeling like I just sipped a dry white wine. Yeast and phenols flavor the finish.

M: Dry and medium-thin. Moderate, small, champagne-like carbonation.

O: A fantastic saison. Not too tart, but very funky. Easily one of the driest beers I've ever had. Love it

Serving type: bottle

10-07-2012 23:11:42 | More by WankelEngine
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cleonile2000

Indiana

4/5  rDev -4.5%

10-07-2012 02:47:47 | More by cleonile2000
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jeffgossett

Missouri

4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

10-06-2012 23:26:27 | More by jeffgossett
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muskiesman

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

10-06-2012 21:14:48 | More by muskiesman
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Geiseman

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

10-06-2012 19:01:41 | More by Geiseman
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jmtpi

France

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

10-05-2012 20:11:33 | More by jmtpi
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tchuber


5/5  rDev +19.3%

10-05-2012 15:43:40 | More by tchuber
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ajdemma

Georgia

5/5  rDev +19.3%

10-04-2012 02:31:48 | More by ajdemma
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Theheroguy

Maryland

4.43/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This beer pours a thick white and foamy head, careful pouring is a must. Immediately one is greeted with an inviting fruity aroma, mostly citrus but others lurk amongst them. The appearance is a medium golden color similar to some wheat beers. I would describe the taste as first bready, then slightly sweet, followed by citrus sour. Very delicious and very refreshing I would drink this after a hard day of labor. The mouth feel is very similar to champagne nice and smooth with a sharpness upon swallowing.

Serving type: bottle

10-04-2012 02:30:16 | More by Theheroguy
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Swonkie

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -4.5%

10-03-2012 02:19:37 | More by Swonkie
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reviticus


3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

10-02-2012 23:20:06 | More by reviticus
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mixed_master7

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

10-01-2012 22:36:52 | More by mixed_master7
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JVan

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

10-01-2012 13:36:35 | More by JVan
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Danny1217

Florida

4.43/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Hazy yellow with a huge, fluffy white head.
Smells strongly of Belgian yeast, lemon zest, some funk, and some earthy floral scents.
Earthy, dry, mildly tart, slightly sweet fruity esters from the yeast. Some lemon zest, coriander, and black pepper taste. Refreshing, dry, yet a somewhat full body.

The saison by which other saisons are measured. Very good.

Serving type: bottle

09-30-2012 21:15:05 | More by Danny1217
Saison Dupont from Brasserie Dupont sprl
93 out of 100 based on 3,134 ratings.