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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
THE BROS
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Ratings: 402
Reviews: 88
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 8.17%
Wants: 13
Gots: 30 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Brasserie Dupont sprl visit their website
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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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.

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A - Hazy golden hue with wonderful rocky head on pour. Head dissipates slowly, lacing is superb.

S - Very mild yeast characteristics of banana and cream balanced with a light citrus/lemon note.

T - Light but full malts and a nice balance of saison funkiness complimented by vegetal hops and finishes very dry from both the high attenuation and challenger hops. The hops become more evident as the glass warms, interesting twist on a great saison.

M - Zippy carbonation lightening a full body, refreshing and satisfying as a saison should be.

O - Nice variant of a good beer. I may borrow this idea for my own house saison next year.

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Saison Dupont Cuvée Dry Hopping from Brasserie Dupont sprl
93 out of 100 based on 402 ratings.