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Saison Dupont - Brasserie Dupont sprl

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,342 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 3,342
Reviews: 1,452
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 10.98%
Wants: 184
Gots: 240 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

outoffocus, Feb 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

beerme411, Feb 16, 2013
Photo of trxxpaxxs
3.75/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

2012 vintage...

A: Pours a light cloudy lemon straw with one and a half fingers of pure white head. The foam takes a bit to settle, and there is some decent lacing as it drinks.

S: The nose is funk, light citrus, slightly salty, and little peppery. I get some barnyard funk, stinky feet, and quality cheese out of it as well.

T: It starts out sweet with some citrus tartness. The get a big kick of barnyard funk in the middle where it gets a thin veil of pepper bite. The finish is bitter and a bit stinging.

M: Light bodied beer. Sweet and watery to start, but the yeast drives to the end, where it's bitter and ultimately, a bit dry.

O: This is a decent beer, but I have had many other Saisons that I enjoy much more. I don't think I'll be returning to this beer in the future.

trxxpaxxs, Feb 15, 2013
Photo of gbfarley
5/5  rDev +19.3%

gbfarley, Feb 15, 2013
Photo of markleyc06
4.94/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

My ratings say it all. This is THE quintessential saison by which all other saisons are judged. Under style guidelines for saison....it should simply read "go drink a saison dupont".

A- Beautiful cloudy straw gold color with a massive soapy/frothy head!

S- Truly the pinnacle of this beer. Zesty citrus fruit esters with some grassy malts that blend together with a funky belgian yeasty smell that leaves you with something you just cant put your finger on, but you know you love it!

T- Just like it smells. Zesty citrus with a hearty pilsner malt backbone that blends together just right.

M- Second best part of this beer. Lots of carbonation but also a dry zest in this finish leaving your palate with a lingering "can't put your finger on it" taste that just makes you want to have more.

Overall- This is the most classic saison you can have as far as flavor and smell. Although it is high in alcohol for a "traditional" saison like was made in olden farming days of Belgium. But, nonetheless it is everything a saison was meant to be, which is: Thirst quenching, easy to drink, and extremely tasty. Truly one of the best beers out of belgium.

markleyc06, Feb 15, 2013
Photo of stereosforgeeks
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

stereosforgeeks, Feb 15, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

nasastrums, Feb 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

Pelicanrocks, Feb 14, 2013
Photo of celticfutblclub
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

celticfutblclub, Feb 14, 2013
Photo of XpensiveBieros
3.98/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A - An attractive hazy golden straw color w/a thick white foamy head that seems to dissapate fairly quickly.

S - The anticipated tropical fruits and expected Belgian qualities, banana, a bit grassy, apricot, and an interesting white pepper hint.

T - Good citrus flavors with a seamless transition to the yeastiness of the beer. Lemon peel, etc...the flavors linger for quite some time.

M - Active/prickly carbonation, medium light body that is certainly mouthfilling once you take a sip.

O - This is a beer that is definitely representative of its place and style. Without a doubt a strong foundation for where American beers are taking the saison style/interpretation...would absolutely drink it again (if not for enjoyment, to ground myself).

***From a 375 ml bottle poured into a tulip

XpensiveBieros, Feb 14, 2013
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5/5  rDev +19.3%

Flashyspoons, Feb 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

thedoer, Feb 14, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

rafaelymartinez, Feb 13, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

Dunes, Feb 12, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

bmur112, Feb 11, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

GRG1313, Feb 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

heysuz, Feb 11, 2013
Photo of dertyd
4.64/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

375ml bottle to a chimay challice

A:beautyfull golden orange,nice fog with a lite foam that sticks around no laceing tho.

S:funky aroma hops,bannana,mangos,barnyard a nice aroma

T:sweet bread at first with a hint of tropical fruit,skunky bitter taste on the finnish

M:nice crisp goes down nice

Overall: this is my first saison ever and I am a fan wow what a beer its got so much going on all the flavors but at the same time verry smooth and refreshing kinda makes me pucker on the finnish realy good beer

Live life...drink beer!!!:-)

dertyd, Feb 09, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

FLBeerGuy, Feb 09, 2013
Photo of jgammoniv
4.61/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Hazy golden color with a dense eggshell head.
flowery nose
head is creamy. notes of citrus. bread and slight spiciness and mild bitter finish
foamy feel, silky
overall a very nice beer. very refreshing. i can see drinking this during the heat of the summer. or now in the winter to think about the days of summer.

jgammoniv, Feb 09, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

Dylsey, Feb 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

g_jenkins, Feb 08, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

BWH999, Feb 08, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -40.3%

wertschy, Feb 08, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

elchingen, Feb 08, 2013
Saison Dupont from Brasserie Dupont sprl
93 out of 100 based on 3,342 ratings.