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Saison Dupont Cuvée Dry Hopping - Brasserie Dupont sprl

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Saison Dupont Cuvée Dry HoppingSaison Dupont Cuvée Dry Hopping

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

402 Ratings
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Ratings: 402
Reviews: 88
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 8.17%
Wants: 13
Gots: 30 | FT: 1
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Belgium

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: richmof on 05-12-2010)
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Photo of adamdarcy
3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

adamdarcy, Aug 04, 2013
Photo of macrosmatic
3.95/5  rDev -5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reviewed from notes. Poured from 2013-vintage 750 mL bottle into a Westbrook pint glass.

A: Light orangish copper, quite haze. Big fluffy white head atop medium levels of visible carbonation.

S: Light malt, yeasty, light apple and citrus fruitiness, and hints of barnyard grasses.

T: Light malt, tangy barnyard, some horse blanket, earthy yeasty fruit esters, with floral hops that remind me of dandelion greens with moderate bitterness. Finishes fairly dry.

M: Light to medium body, good carbonation sensation, and the alcohol is well-hidden.

O: Not bad but honestly nothing exciting. The sweet yeast esters are a challenging counterpoint to the funk and hop bitterness. Glad to have tried it but not something I'd go back for.

macrosmatic, Aug 04, 2013
Photo of schopenhauerale
4/5  rDev -3.8%

schopenhauerale, Aug 03, 2013
Photo of BMMillsy
4.03/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Part of a flight at the Brass Tap in Gainesville. Light yellow pour with fluffy white head. Lots of lacing on the glass. Aroma of pears and funky yeast, a good bit of grassiness. Flavor is funk, dust, hops, pears, apples. Easy drinking, somewhat effervescent, and light mouthfeel with a dry finish. A very nice beer.

BMMillsy, Aug 03, 2013
Photo of GeoffreyM
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

GeoffreyM, Aug 02, 2013
Photo of mactrail
3.79/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

On tap at Pizza Paradiso in Georgetown. Color is a hazy mid-amber in the nonic. Dry yet fruity. A warm Hefeweizen sweetness sneaks in. The Belgian yeastiness provides a rich chaos of murky, mineral flavors and ends on a dry austere note. Not so much aroma, just hint of yeasty funk.

Comparing this to the regular Saison Dupont, the hops here add just a little bitterness in the aftertaste, but not much more than the regular version. A more subtle and nice use of what are reported to be Triskel hops from the masters.

mactrail, Aug 02, 2013
Photo of camartin27
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

camartin27, Jul 30, 2013
Photo of bbrown12
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

bbrown12, Jul 29, 2013
Photo of corysmith01
4/5  rDev -3.8%

corysmith01, Jul 28, 2013
Photo of jrenihan
4.34/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

2013 vintage. Dry-hopped with the Triskel hop.

Beer is cloudy golden with a large snow-white head. Good retention.

Nose contains yeast as the dominant smell, but also lemon, light fruits and floral notes. Spicy and peppery. Very good.

A stronger hop bitterness in comparison to the regular Saison Dupont is immediately apparent. Then are the classic flavours: yeast, pepper, spice, bread and light fruits. Finishes dry. Really good.

Medium bodied, strongly carbonated. Dry.

Overall, great. The dry-hopping provides a bit more depth and complexity to a classic. Really tasty stuff.

jrenihan, Jul 28, 2013
Photo of st9647v3
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

st9647v3, Jul 28, 2013
Photo of ShameAndFailure
3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

ShameAndFailure, Jul 28, 2013
Photo of bouncepass
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

bouncepass, Jul 27, 2013
Photo of LeeryLeprechaun
4.04/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Beer pours straw yellow with a slight haze, possibly from dry hopping or from the yeast. The head is strong with large bubbles.

The aroma is typical of a saison, there is a hint of acidity and funk, some wheat and straw aromas, a little hint of hops, but nothing that is hitting me in the face too much. The dry hopping either happened too long ago or was subtle.

The flavor is crisp and refreshing. A little bit of wheat, a slightly hoppy finish. Just enough to leave your palate clean and wanting another sip.

Mouthfeel is medium.

Overall this is a really nice beer. I like that is is dry, refreshing, and just a little bit funky. Dupont, as usual, has hit a home run.

LeeryLeprechaun, Jul 27, 2013
Photo of bigclydeoliver
4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

bigclydeoliver, Jul 27, 2013
Photo of jeff1973
4.38/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2013 Triskel version. Poured from a 750ml bottle to a Moinette Chalice. Looks like came out sometime in May 2013.

A - Slightly hazy straw gold. Eggshell colored head, keeps a constant presence on top of beer. Decent lacing.

S - Band-aid, horse blanket, stone fruits, pepper. Complex. Nice.

T - Band-aid, pepper, and horse-blanket Belgian funk upfront, sweetens out mid-palate w/ some nice peach, apricot flavors. Some hibiscus (from the Triskel hops)? Dries out nicely at the end. All the flavors are well balanced and go together awesomely.

M - Light and crisp. Medium body which coats mouth just enough to let all the flavors come across. Medium carbonation.

O - Great beer. All the great aspects of a Belgian IPA w/ some great stone fruit notes from a good Tripel or Belgian Strong Pale Ale. Great Belgian yeast presence (band-aid, horse blanket). I haven't had regular Saison Dupont for awhile. I need to definitely revisit it.

jeff1973, Jul 26, 2013
Photo of HumphreyLee
4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

HumphreyLee, Jul 25, 2013
Photo of Sludgeman
3.85/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

In a Dupont glass at Brasserie Beck. Vintage 2013.

A good beer but don't pay attention to the description. Not getting the floral and citrus aromas, nor the creamy smoothness.

A - cloudy pale golden with a nice 2-finger off-white rocky head, dissipates to a substantial lasting layer.

S - A stronger than average barnyard funk, yeasty-slight fresh bread aroma.

T - Light maltiness with a herbal bitterness.

MF - Light bodied. Crisp with a lasting bitter finish.

Sludgeman, Jul 25, 2013
Photo of Bnoise11
4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Bnoise11, Jul 22, 2013
Photo of MSandahl23
4/5  rDev -3.8%

MSandahl23, Jul 21, 2013
Photo of Twal
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Twal, Jul 21, 2013
Photo of Ian_Hammons
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Ian_Hammons, Jul 21, 2013
Photo of CaptainNomihodai
4/5  rDev -3.8%

CaptainNomihodai, Jul 20, 2013
Photo of GreesyFizeek
4/5  rDev -3.8%

GreesyFizeek, Jul 20, 2013
Photo of kjkinsey
4/5  rDev -3.8%

kjkinsey, Jul 20, 2013
Saison Dupont Cuvée Dry Hopping from Brasserie Dupont sprl
93 out of 100 based on 402 ratings.