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Saison Dupont - Brasserie Dupont sprl

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3,285 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,285
Reviews: 1,449
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 10.98%
Wants: 179
Gots: 229 | FT: 9
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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  rDev -4.5%

cbnz, May 26, 2012
Photo of tjd25
4.13/5  rDev -1.4%

Glittering golden color body, incredibly active. The head is intense and lasting forever. It faded faster on the side, and started to look like the tower of a sand castle, but with a smooth whipped egg consistency. The smell is yeasty, fresh and very hoppy. Peppery and spicy too. The taste is enjoyable, dry and hoppy but still very round and yeasty with citric notes of orange peel and grapefruit. Mouthfeel is creamy and round, and the hops last on the palate. A good summer beer. Nice.

tjd25, Jul 31, 2004
Photo of CurtisD
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

CurtisD, Jul 30, 2013
Photo of Imperial_Sapient_Groat
3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

Imperial_Sapient_Groat, Mar 14, 2014
Photo of Goldorak
4.15/5  rDev -1%

I'm surprised I haven't reviewed this faithful staple, it is one of the rare quality imports widely available in Québec. And at ~6$

Appearance: Peachy orange, with an incredible pearly white meringue that frothed off like a bubble bath. Fantastic!

Smell: Saison 101: Corky, musky and yeasty, it smells like sourdough bread, shredded wheat, a crapload of spices and just enough booze to bring it all together.

Taste: Good carbonation and grainy, wheaty mouthfeel, the aftertaste is very yeasty, like dipping a freshly baked baguette in a little white wine and a zest of orange.

Goldorak, Aug 04, 2005
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3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

maxcoinage, Aug 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

ahommell, Mar 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

devilfluff, Apr 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

FadetoBock, Aug 18, 2013
Photo of CHSLBrew
3.98/5  rDev -5%

11.2 oz. bottle poured into a tulip glass.

A-Glowing golden brew, hazy. Topped with a healthy bright off-white head, cloudy and huge off the pour and rocky as it slowly receded with thick lacing.

S-Spicy coriander and clove, semi-sweet matliness with a huge fruity presence.

T-Bready, biscuity maltiness forms a base for slight spicy characters, black peppery and with an herbal bitterness. Earthy, in a way minerally. This mixes with some subtle fruity characters. Finishes fruity and spicy, pretty dry.

M-High carabonation makes this brew surprisingly refreshing, with a moderate, springy body.

D-Tasty and, as I sai, surprisingly refreshing.

CHSLBrew, Sep 08, 2009
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

dipso123, May 06, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

jemarent, Apr 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

Can_has_beer, Aug 19, 2014
Photo of willjschmidt
4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

Poured from a 750ml bottle into a Sierra Nevada hop tulip glass.

A: Pours a light golden color with a big pillowy white head.

S: Light spice with a bit of yeast. White pepper, a bit funky.

T: The gold standard for saisons. Light spices such as white pepper and coriander. Slightly fruity in the form of green apples, pears, and sour lemon. Very hoppy, over the nice soft malt base. Very dry in the finish. Only slightly sour and a hint of funkiness from the yeast.

M: Light bodied, highly carbonated.

D: An excellent saison, probably the best in the world. A truly excellent beer.

willjschmidt, Mar 14, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

judkinst, May 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

nickhiller, Nov 16, 2011
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4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

jryanj927, Sep 14, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

hansgruber, Mar 26, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

brauseboof, Oct 02, 2013
Photo of ThaCreep
4.47/5  rDev +6.7%

Nose breathing sparkling citrus and hoppy beer side, slightly resinous. The mouth is slightly citric with a hint of acidity, but very easy to drink. It perceives a pure hops season which gives a bitter taste and pungent taste and a final subtle grapefruit being a bit like lemonade. The attack is frank yet refreshing with a fruity controlled bitterness and a very convincing finish long and dry. It remains a standard season but extremely well controlled and mostly so easy to drink.

ThaCreep, Nov 20, 2010
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

Bobhoya, May 13, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

n00blar, Dec 04, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

allenson21, Sep 13, 2013
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4.33/5  rDev +3.3%

Poured from a 750 ml bottle with one of my favorite labels, it pours hazy gold with a touch of peach. A big, billowy white head develops immediately and diminishes but never goes away completely. The smell is classic musty barnyard with some herbs and peppery spices. Spice and herbs abound in the taste, but a bit of dry fruity sweetness becomes more apparent after it sits a while. This Saison goes down like a dream and is always worth seeking out.

mickeymac, Jul 12, 2004
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4.1/5  rDev -2.1%

Appearance: Straight pour into a pint glass. A word of warning: don't do that with this beer. I got a glass full of dense, eggshell-colored head that dissipated very slowly. The liquid form that eventually emerged was a cloudy, pale straw. A moderate amount of carbonation bubbles from the bottom.

Smell: Heavenly, like summertime. Belgian yeast, apple, banana, lemon, and floral hops. It also exhibits a musky, farmhouse aroma, as well as some pepper spice.

Taste: Starts with pepper spice, which then moves aside to reveal the backbone of fruit: apple, banana, and lemon. The mouthfeel is bready, which makes me think witbier. The backend of each sip has a nice floral hop bitterness that lingers, and the farmhouse muskiness is also evident.

Drinkability: This is the second saison I have tried, and it has without a doubt redeemed the style for me. Personally, though, I would much prefer hefe or wit. The muskiness turns me off a little.

TheQuietMan22, Mar 20, 2011
Saison Dupont from Brasserie Dupont sprl
93 out of 100 based on 3,285 ratings.