Saison Dupont | Brasserie Dupont sprl

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Saison DupontSaison Dupont
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brasserie Dupont sprl
Belgium
brasserie-dupont.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by kbub6f on 02-26-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
4,177
Reviews:
1,615
Avg:
4.18
pDev:
10.53%
 
 
Wants:
285
Gots:
627
For Trade:
9
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Photo of benlhoest
5/5  rDev +19.6%

Photo of wolfinthemirror
4.88/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Bright golden straw color, cloudy, with an enormous, sizeable white head that wants to stick around until the end of time. Absolutely beautiful in the glass.

Smell is a bit funky and skunky and in a good way, it leaves you guessing about the beer. There are some citrus notes, and really earthy, spicy yeasts nipping at my nose.

The taste really goes far and beyond the misleading smell. This beer is packed with flavor, full of citrusy lemon zest, and bright, tangy, slightly sour hops. An absolutely, amazingly perfect beer. If there were an ideal summer beer, this is surely it.

This ale is really crisp to a T. Very refreshing, more dry than sweet and saturating. really brightens the pallet with a complex array of flavors ready to be introduced to the senses.

Outstanding drinkability, i don't think I could ever have enough of this. Get this if you can you will not regret it, you'll drink it again and again.

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Photo of jimmyjazzercise
4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

Photo of anwo56
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of rosschive
4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

Photo of Mnteti
4.54/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of spokeydonkey
4.05/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Posted from a 12 oz bottle into a snifter.

Slightly hazy with a thick white head and nice champagne-like stream of bubbles. Pear and cloves in the aroma with some slight sulphur notes. Tastes of pepper and light apple notes with a slight almost soapiness from the hops. Finishes bone dry and crisp with some bite from the carbonation.

Overall a very solid saison. Easy to drink a few of these.

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Photo of OskarL
4.38/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a hazy pale golden color with a huge head that settles into a one finger head that has great retention and leaves a lot of nice lacing.

Smells of pears, apples, citrus and earth-like notes.

Taste is earthy (hay like), a bit funky, apples, pears, citrus and some tartness the finish.

Medium body, medium crisp carbonation and dry.

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Photo of hiku7
4.3/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Caveat: This is my first saison.

My wife and I split a 750ml bottle, poured into tulip glasses.
Pours a cloudy yellow to gold with a towering white foamy head that leaves foamy lacing. Pours highly carbonated, almost like champagne.

The dominant aroma is lemon, followed by a slightly phenolic very attractive yeastiness. Taste follows suit, with a lemon and just the right amount of phenolic yeastiness. The highlight of this beer is a spicy, peppery finish. Mild tartness adds a lot to the finish.

Mouthfeel is fizzy, crisp and dry, with a bit of chewy graininess during each mouthful. Overall, very good, very refreshing.

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Photo of Ale_Dog
5/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Beer perfection. So many flavors, so balanced

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Photo of BearsDitkaBears
4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

Photo of northof60hops
4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

Photo of ucmike11
4.16/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of crwrunner
4.5/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of capeannbass36
4.2/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bought two 375ml bottles in March. Drank one that night. It was very skunky. reminded me of a nasty Heineken. Saved the other....until this afternoon. What a pleasant difference!

A- Cork popped like champagne...poured a nice cloudy golden yellow. Huge white head that hung around a couple of minutes. Decent lacing on glass to the end.

S- Citrus fruit with a slight hint of clove spice.

T- Light and refreshing with just a hint of clove. Slightly sweet.

M- Medium carbonation right to the end.

O- Glad I gave this a second chance. Will definitely seek out another.

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Photo of r3o
4.05/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

It pours a pale straw color, cloudy, with a white head, lots of bubbles. The smell is mostly a musty, mold-like, that kind of follow with the taste, just a bit of malt. It has a dry-medium body with lots of carbonation, very crisp. I enjoyed it very much, but would have like to capture more layers of flavor.

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Photo of psmithmkt
4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of Riverared
4/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of WallE89
4/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of mchengcit
3.8/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of coltonbrimhall
4.32/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

-look is golden color with a white head with thick large bubbles
- very very bready, alot of yeast!
-bread yeasts starts off but finishes with a nice crispness, a lot of wheat with some citrus
-smooth and slightly thick
-great beer, really complements fall good harvest like flavors

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Photo of waldowin
3.88/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear golden color, with a hint of amber. Copious carbonation visible throughout. Head is a dense, small-celled foam that swarms out of the pour vigorously, and stays for ages, fading to a mottled cap. Lacing is thick and impressive.

Smell is of sour apples, lemongrass, toffee and a hint of sourdough.

Taste is pepper, toffee, plums, and a dry (and very slightly sour) finish. Carbonated but unobtrusively so.

A bottle is more than enough for me, don't know that I'd session this, but it's definitely an interesting and pleasing beer.

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Photo of mrunseen
4/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of gonzo138
3.27/5  rDev -21.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A- Pours a pale gold, has good typical thick white frothy head, typical for a belgian, the head retains well and laces nicely

S- Has a very tart, citric, spicey smell

T- Tart as well, some what bitter, more or less the same as the smell

M- Very dry, carbonation starts strong but subsides quickly, sticks to mouth

D- Dryness and bitterness affects drinkability. Had other saisons before, most not so bitter, had 2 bottles of dupont so far, still not really impressed

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Photo of N3ptune
3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

Saison Dupont from Brasserie Dupont sprl
4.18 out of 5 based on 4,177 ratings.
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