Saison Dupont | Brasserie Dupont sprl

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4.18/5
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4,241 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by kbub6f on 02-26-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,217
Reviews:
1,635
Ratings:
4,241
pDev:
10.53%
Bros Score:
4.18
 
 
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290
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Trade:
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Photo of dirtyharry2489
4.4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of LiquidAmber
4.24/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a Gulden Draak tulip. Pours a medium golden amber with a three finger white head that slowly dissipates to a thick cap with heavy lacing. Aroma of grainy malt, green apple, earthy and lightly white vinous. Flavor follows with grainy malt with light huskiness, apple, a hint of lemon, saison yeast, lightly earthy with light grassy and floral hops. Medium bodied with light creaminess. A classic saison from an ancient brewery, this is beautifully made and true to style. The grainy malt changes flavor over the taste, first with wheat and grain, then light fruit flavors and finally light hopping. Many years ago, after I gave up on saisons after having a few domestic ones that lean to tartness, I happened on a Dupont saison (don't remember the exact one, could have been this one) and my eyes were opened to the more traditional grain based, lightly funky versions of farmhouse ales. I'm surprised I haven't reviewed this one before, but it is great to revisit it. Really refreshing and flavorful.

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Photo of BennyProfane
4.47/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Phoodcritic
3.75/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of coz
4/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of frykid
4/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Pacioli1445
4.12/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of XsoldoutX
3.76/5  rDev -10%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ArnoldBlumenthal
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TheCrowsEye
4.32/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ctmiami
4.42/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Cloudy light amber color, the nose is amazing, coffee and cacao, is that crazy or what. The taste adds some hint of caramel. This is really good beer. Pricey but worth it . Rather drink this and leave my children less. Nicely crafted beer

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Photo of JimKal
4.04/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy yellow with a significant head typical os saisons. Very pleasant to look at in the glass. The taste seems to hit my sweet spot, not over the top. If it weren’t for the cost this could be a daily favorite. Not overly aromatic but you can tell your drinking a saison before the first taste.

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Photo of Briancooper45
5/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

So good

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Photo of Determined419
3.99/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of thebeers
4.03/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Hazy pale yellow with a finger of relatively short-lived, bright white head.

A floral hop bouquet with soap and hint of fruity sweetness in the aroma.

More soap and floral hops up front in the taste. Muted cider-like sweetness mingles with a fairly strong earthy bitterness in the aftertaste.

Full bodied with a prickly, very highly carbonated feel that cleanses the palate.

The dull hoppy bitterness of this always catches me off guard. Not my favorite saison, but its standing as the classic in the style against which others are judged is still well-deserved.

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Photo of Meyers1023
4.53/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is the benchmark for Saisons. Pairs perfectly with any food. Has a great dry finish. If you haven’t had this beer try it now. Perfect balance of earthiness, spice, floral flavors and citrus.

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Photo of Vaulmas
4.65/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Lucular
4/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Curt3
4.39/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of simplyside
3.83/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Spezz
4.2/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.75

Photo of sdm9465
4/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of nordsee
4.11/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Look:
- semi hazy golden color, very beautiful!

Smell:
- fruity, floral, citrus, yeasty

Taste
- follows nose: fruits, citrus, yeast, bit floral, notes of coriander
- slightly bitter aftertaste
- smooth in mouth with a somewhat dry finish

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Photo of swanfungus
4.05/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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