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Saison Dupont - Brasserie Dupont sprl

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,285 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 3,285
Reviews: 1,449
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 10.98%
Wants: 179
Gots: 229 | 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 KimenTshom
5/5  rDev +19.3%

KimenTshom, Jan 28, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -34.4%

heytomcat, Aug 22, 2013
Photo of carmike813
4/5  rDev -4.5%

carmike813, Mar 05, 2014
Photo of BeersAndBears
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

BeersAndBears, Jul 07, 2014
Photo of GreenWBush
4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

This beer is never around the area in bottle format so it was pure delight to find it on-tap.

In the proper glassware, this beer actualizes a golden canary with a fluffy dollop of head that lasts, lingers, and leaves great lace rings.

The aroma of this beer is enticingly tart; lemony, filled with crisp hop zest, with a slightly spicy yeast profile.

This beer is a delicious saison: it is amazingly light and zingy on the mouth but also delightfully substantial. The lemon flavors abound in harmony with a peppery spice content...and the lingeringly powerful hop-bite just makes it more drinkable by the end of the glass.

The mouthfeel is almost bitingly carbonated but underneath is a dry, addictively smooth pucker of lemon and lime. Damned drinkable...hope I can find this again sometime.

GreenWBush, Oct 29, 2005
Photo of tbeer40
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

tbeer40, Feb 02, 2013
Photo of Yabev15
4/5  rDev -4.5%

Yabev15, Jul 12, 2012
Photo of mrcraft
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

mrcraft, Jun 19, 2014
Photo of JohnnyHopps
1.9/5  rDev -54.7%

As best I can determine, I must have gotten a bad bottle because I was far from impressed. Hardly a fan of saisons, I found this to be an awful experience. The first hint of a problem occurred when the aroma smelled like burnt rubber. With the sense of smell and taste being closely associated, this was not a good start. The initial taste was very tart lemon. It was not just lemon juice, it was as though I was chewing on lemon rind. The aftertaste that followed was a gritty Flintstone vitamins lemon taste. Perhaps another way to explain the feeling would be a textured shandy.

Noting the high praise this saison received, I have trouble fathoming such a bad experience. I could not recommend this saison to another person unless of course I had a better experience with a future bottle. However, I would not buy that bottle with my money.

JohnnyHopps, Aug 21, 2011
Photo of jl28r1
5/5  rDev +19.3%

jl28r1, Jan 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

dt_gbpackersfan, Apr 02, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

WoostaBia, Aug 11, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

ZethOfTheNorth, Feb 24, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

warpedrevolution, Jul 03, 2013
Photo of RaulMondesi
4.35/5  rDev +3.8%

Fresher than my baby mama's V Secrets out of the Kenmore Elite, Raul is feeling this one. Imagine being dirty and then taking a shower; yeah, now you are clean. Now, imagine taking a shower after already taking a shower, I mean, now we are talking cleaner than clean! And that's what Saison Dupont is: it's Nina Agdal, sprinkling a bit of spice on a pear.

Wooo! Just thinking about it Raul needs to take a shower!

RaulMondesi, Feb 16, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

s1ckboy, Jan 16, 2013
Photo of Jameswoody
4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

Jameswoody, Feb 24, 2014
Photo of StlHopHead77
4.08/5  rDev -2.6%

A-Pours a super hazy,golden orange with a firm,pillowy,three-finger,snow white crown that retained an excellent body and finally left consistent islands of lacing on the glass.

S-Sharp yeast driven notes on the nose of white pepper,wet hay,clove and overripe lemon but also bright,fresh stonefruit and musty funk.

T-Super complex and gorgeous.Funky,earthy notes of dried flowers,must and minerals but also white pepper,Meyer lemon,clove and fresh wheat.

M-Great creaminess,slight tartness and perfect lively carbonation.

D-Really superb beer with an amazing level of drinkability.

StlHopHead77, Jan 13, 2011
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

fizzyted, Feb 06, 2012
Photo of shirfan
4.03/5  rDev -3.8%

Pours a slightly yeast-hazed golden yellow, with an enormous fluffy white head.

Aroma of candy apples, strawberries, and a slightly heavier grain note.

Taste is a mixture of peppery lemon and a modest malt background. Some grassy tones come through; not overly sweet or yeasty. A little sour in the finish, this is, as the bottle explains, a belgian that would work as a summer beer. Not too heavy, but still drawing much flavor yeast.

shirfan, Apr 03, 2004
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

Varkias41, Mar 15, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

bconsidine, Feb 08, 2012
Photo of santoslhalper
4.3/5  rDev +2.6%

Appearence: Pours a golden yellow with huge, pillowy white head that leaves great lacing. Stunning to look at.

Smell: The smell is a very raw smell. The malts are pronounced, but they don't smell like modern malts. They have a very old world quality to them I really can't describe.

Taste and Mouthfeel: The taste is yeasty and bready, with an odd amount of bitterness. It tastes very primitive, but I feel that's the beauty of it. This is a classic tasting beer. The balance is impeccable, and leads into a thin but creamy mouthfeel.

Drinkability and Overall: This is a wonderful brew. I was lucky enought o enjoy many good Belgian beers tonight, and this one was one of the best. It has such a rustic feel to it that makes it wonderful. It's simple, it's solid, and it's a damn tasty beer.

santoslhalper, Mar 03, 2005
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4.1/5  rDev -2.1%

Poured from 750 ml bottle into Tulip.

A. Massive 3 finger head of frothy white bubbles. Opens with a very loud Pop. Very good retention. Just a little lacing. Nice golden color.

S. Spices, malt, fruit, yeast, quite a bit of funk when first opened. Peppery quality.

T. Spice, pepper, fruity, peaches, apricot, not overly sweet. I had remembered more complexit of flavors when had on tap.

M. Medium/low bodied. Dry. Well carbonated and refreshing.

D. Not as much complexity as I remeber it from the last time I had it on tap. A refreshing beer and very drinkable. Will have to seek it out on tap again to see if it was like I remembered.

siradmiralnelson, Dec 14, 2009
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4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

davegray, Aug 12, 2013
Saison Dupont from Brasserie Dupont sprl
93 out of 100 based on 3,285 ratings.