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Saison Dupont - Brasserie Dupont sprl

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,125 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 3,125
Reviews: 1,440
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 10.74%
Wants: 164
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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johnnnniee

New Hampshire

3.98/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

At Eb's I'm surprised I haven't rated this before.
Pours a slightly hazy yellow color with a bubbly white head with moderate retention. Smells of earthy spicy and funky; lemony and fruity with a carbonic acid thing going on. The flavor is complex with pepper and earth and tart lemony fruit and light sweet non descript fruit. Medium to light body with spirited level of carbonation and a bubbly mouthfeel. Nice light refreshing fruity and tart ale.

Serving type: bottle

08-26-2012 01:35:28 | More by johnnnniee
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Dat

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

08-23-2012 19:19:07 | More by Dat
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pknyc

New York

5/5  rDev +19.3%

08-22-2012 13:18:30 | More by pknyc
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Bouleboubier

Pennsylvania

4.08/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Even observed through its green bottle, it appears cloudy - once poured, a golden, cloudy liquid, highly carbonated as witnessed from the overly-voluminous fizzy, poppy, and spongy white head that thrusts up in the glass; foamy, rocky - looks like a cloudy champagne altogether, however, with excellent head retention and lacing

a floral, fruited, and distinctly "Belgian" bouquet - almost apple, grassy/herbal - sweet and champagne-like - stink of yeast and vaguely hoppy - slowly a medicinal, rubbing alcohol scent cuts through, however, not off-putting - fairly "straight-forward" aroma, if that makes sense

initially slightly tart and fruity as heck on the palate - alcohol delicately surges after - vaguely honey-ish malt develops midway, dragging with it a mildly grainy flavor - the excellent spicy (phenolic) and floral nuances from the interplay of the yeast and alcohol are the central focus - only slightly off-balanced toward the warm alcohol

it drinks light and effervescent, but not necessarily thin nor viscous in any way - pretty darn sharp and dry in the finish - tartness and carb spikes the tongue and causes a couple vicious belches - but this is insanely drinkable, though perhaps lacking a little body for my taste

I can see where this is considered a benchmark of the style - The bold spiciness and strong floral character throughout certainly sets it apart (as a style in and of itself) within the realm of Belgian ales - at the very least, Saison Dupont seems to stand as a base example from which variations and embellishments and experiments (could) spring forth

Serving type: bottle

08-22-2012 00:01:29 | More by Bouleboubier
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EyePeeAyBryan

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

08-18-2012 22:32:16 | More by EyePeeAyBryan
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NumberNone

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

08-18-2012 21:26:49 | More by NumberNone
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TheSevenDuffs

Ontario (Canada)

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

Bottle dates L121118 poured in to Duvel tulip.

A - Cloudy golden yellow with 3 generous fingers of white head that slowly reduced to a finger. Good lacing.

S - Clove and Belgian yeast up front with some spice and bready malts rounding out the nose.

T - Mix of spice, cloves and Belgian yeast up front with a touch of bready malt sweetness and some floral notes rounding out the palate. A long, dry finish. Well balanced.

Serving type: bottle

08-18-2012 16:09:33 | More by TheSevenDuffs
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DBosco

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

08-18-2012 02:02:16 | More by DBosco
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Zach136

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

08-18-2012 01:01:24 | More by Zach136
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Lemke10

Wisconsin

4.4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a hazy golden amber color with a thick pillow head that is very reminiscent of the Stella Artois commercials. Scent is grassy with citrus hints and an overall earthy smell. Taste is refreshing, full of flavor, and delicious that ends with a dry/crisp finish. A fantastically made farmhouse ale.

Serving type: bottle

08-16-2012 17:35:54 | More by Lemke10
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daveshawley

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

08-16-2012 13:05:04 | More by daveshawley
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revo

Virginia

5/5  rDev +19.3%

08-16-2012 12:55:37 | More by revo
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danthehopslamman

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

08-15-2012 05:09:49 | More by danthehopslamman
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Keith_R

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

08-14-2012 22:42:36 | More by Keith_R
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Hoppsbabo

United Kingdom (England)

3.68/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Peach colour. Bit of a foamy white head.

S: Belgian spice, no banana.

T: Typical Belgian pale ale flavour. Banana and spice are assumed rather than presented. Not very complex. Fizzy and sharp.

O: Not a bad beer at all but I can't imagine ever buying it again.

Serving type: bottle

08-14-2012 07:19:37 | More by Hoppsbabo
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UCLABrewN84

California

4.03/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at Congregation Ale House in Pasadena, CA.

Pours a clear light yellow with a foamy bone colored head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Foamy streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, grain, spices, and yeast. Taste is much the same with a mild amount of spice bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer that is tasty and very easy to drink.

Serving type: on-tap

08-14-2012 01:00:34 | More by UCLABrewN84
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SuppressedHypothalamus


4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

08-13-2012 15:23:36 | More by SuppressedHypothalamus
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Nutwood

Kentucky

4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

08-12-2012 02:26:32 | More by Nutwood
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kendellmarie

California

4/5  rDev -4.5%

08-11-2012 00:36:33 | More by kendellmarie
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slowdaddy

Alabama

4/5  rDev -4.5%

08-10-2012 19:08:25 | More by slowdaddy
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THEOPTIMATOR88

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

08-10-2012 13:22:55 | More by THEOPTIMATOR88
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ltdantheman

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

08-09-2012 17:54:36 | More by ltdantheman
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WandaMarie

Oregon

4/5  rDev -4.5%

08-08-2012 19:43:44 | More by WandaMarie
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CitizenGrain

Georgia

4/5  rDev -4.5%

08-05-2012 20:34:39 | More by CitizenGrain
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mattparsons

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -4.5%

08-05-2012 03:18:56 | More by mattparsons
Saison Dupont from Brasserie Dupont sprl
93 out of 100 based on 3,125 ratings.