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Foret - Brasserie Dupont sprl

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

713 Ratings
THE BROS
77
okay

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Ratings: 713
Reviews: 446
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 10.95%
Wants: 20
Gots: 33 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Belgium

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAngel on 05-03-2002)
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

dhutton44, Dec 02, 2011
Photo of brdc
4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Large corked and caged bottle, poured into a tulip.

Shiny golden beer, somewhat hazy, fluffy, thick white head with good retention and lacing.
Nice nose includes multiples fruits, spices, yeastiness, mild funkiness.
Medium bodied, nicely carbonated, easy to drink.
This is mostly dry, but has some tart and sweet fruit touches, peppery spiciness, grains and herbs.
Quite nice, complex and interesting, even though I am not a big fan of farmhouse ales.

brdc, Oct 05, 2009
Photo of dogfooddog
4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

pours with head production which fills the glass with a small amount of liquid.

smell is more like a belgian triple than what I think of as saison nose, though most saisons I drink are from the darbyeste/fantome barnyard crowd. Once the glass calms down, there is a good bit more barnyard character in this, and the glass is about a third full (full of foam previously).

Taste is even more typical of style, sense of hay, grass, with some citrus-like notes I more normally associate with triples. FInish is not bitter at all, some mild acidity but the mouthfeel is quite sweet.

Very pleasant beer, well worth giving a shot.

dogfooddog, Nov 03, 2006
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

harpus, Mar 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

Exiled, Nov 15, 2011
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

RblWthACoz, Jan 25, 2013
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dprophet, Jan 22, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

CelticAleMan, Dec 14, 2011
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JLeet, Jan 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Foret 750ml Saison from Grassroots Market Jax, FL
Stamped L081048 14 2B

Appearance is lemon golden with decent head and fluff.
Lemon spice semi tart aromas.
Tastes as it smells on a pale mild sweet pils malt.
Mouthfeel is creamy, bubbly, light, tart.

Enjoyable Saison. Period.

unclejimbay, Jul 24, 2010
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

Burt, Nov 18, 2011
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

CasanovaCummins, May 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

BillRoth, Nov 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

GreenMind, Jul 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

John11486, Feb 08, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

DioS, Aug 28, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

strongaf, Aug 03, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

little_star, May 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

samEBC, May 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

pgaveau, Mar 02, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

Evil_Pidde, Apr 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

sbanacho, Oct 03, 2012
Photo of TurdFurgison
4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 750mL green bottle, corked and caged. Hazy light orange color with a thick wet spitty looking head. The beer's smells are mixed, mostly funky Belgian aromatics but with a bit of what passes for skunk. Maybe it IS skunked, or maybe it's an intended byproduct, I can't tell. The taste is really good though, some fruits of the pear/banana/apple sorts, along with lots of yeasty spiciness, very delicious. I don't really taste skunk but I still smell it. The aftertaste is a little biting, more like pepper than bitterness from hops. The body is medium-thick, very nicely done.

TurdFurgison, Sep 30, 2008
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

mush, Jul 26, 2014
Foret from Brasserie Dupont sprl
90 out of 100 based on 713 ratings.