Saison Dupont Cuvée Dry Hopping - Brasserie Dupont sprl
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4.36/5 rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
750 ml bottle, 2014, poured into a teku
A- A hazy golden color with a four finger white head.
S- Floral hops, some citrus, lemon, light fruits, slightly funky yeast, some bready malts, touch of peppercorns.
T- Citrus and floral hops combined with hints of lemons and a nice sweet bready malt backbone, finish is better, earthy, hints of pepper, slightly funky. Very nice balance between the Saison flavors and the hops.
S- Smooth crisp, dry medium body.
O- A great beer, very happy I was able to find this. As a fan of both Saisons and hoppy beers, I love what it is going on with this beer. This is a most try for anyone likes Saisons and IPAs.
Serving type: bottle
07-30-2014 00:28:31 | More by larryi86
4.19/5 rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Appearance: The beer features a slightly cloudy, pale gold body topped with a fluffy white head. The head sticks around for a respectable amount of time, and as it drops it leaves sheets of uniform white lacing.
Smell: A hefty dose of lemony citrus gives me a bit of a surprise, but I realized that I wasn’t paying attention to the label and the fact that this year’s dry hopping addition is challenger hops. The nose is filled out with white pepper and what I would call a traditional saison yeast scent.
Taste: It is certainly more hop forward than the traditional Saison Dupont, and I am now regretting not having purchased one of those so I could engage in a head-to-head comparison. The citrus continues to make things interesting, the white pepper sticks around and is joined by coriander, and a slight funk shows up. It’s not full-on funk, more like a hint of grass and earth. It finishes fairly bitter but clean.
Mouthfeel: This one is relatively highly carbonated and, despite the big hop profile, feels quite light in the mouth.
Drinkability: Quite high, and perfect for a summer day.
Serving type: bottle
07-12-2014 21:31:22 | More by rdickey
Saison Dupont Cuvée Dry Hopping from Brasserie Dupont sprl
93 out of 100 based on 366 ratings.