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4.18/5
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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

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by kbub6f on 02-26-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,210
Reviews:
1,633
Ratings:
4,232
pDev:
10.53%
Bros Score:
4.18
 
 
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

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

Appearance - Quite literally, it does not get any better than this as far as Saisons go. Impressive bright, white head. Very active. Golden yellow. Slight haze. Very appealing.

Smell - Strong lemon peel, mango, candied apple, vanilla and plenty of coriander. Very zesty. Slightly skunk, which always works great with a Saison. Nice dry Saaz characteristic. Nice bready, yeast aroma. Refreshing.

Taste - Nice, clean lemon notes, pineapple, grapefruit, bitter herbs, very floral with flowers and marigolds, mango, green apple, grass/ bitter grains, orange peel. Beautiful use of pale malts. Nice clean sugars.

Mouthfeel - Very balanced. You can feel this all over the palate. Crisp and a wonderful use of carbonation. Dry and bubbly, like champagne. Amazing.

Overall - Excellent Saison. BOOM. Brasserie Dupont nails it. Easily one of their best.

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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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4/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of jordanmiller
4.75/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Before this, I've only had experience with Ommegang's Hennepin, and a local Saison.

A - Appearance seems very light with an almost unfiltered or either highly carbonated look to it

S - I never understood the term "farmhouse ale" until I gave this a whiff. WOW, You can really get a whiff of funky leather and what one in a rural area like mine would consider a farmhouse-y like scent!

T - Very, very light on the tongue, I wouldn't say overly carbonated, but it's very very bubbly on the tongue. Lots of funk lingers on the tongue after tasting, I can't quite put where the other tastes are coming from, but it's very light and very refreshing.

M - Incredibly light and bubbly, very refreshing

O - The best Saison I've tasted so far, I'm just upset that a style that's so gorgeous is so difficult to find varieties of in Pennsylvania!

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

Part of b-day bash of saisons.
Very different than the Am. versions also sampled. Subtler and also more thirst quenching.
Soft overall aroma. Less sweet. Some fruit and a stronger pale malt base.
Huge full white head. Very pale body. Thick head and lots of lacing.
More malt forward with a moderately paced dryness that grows to quite prominent and seems to come directly from the strong tartness. Closest to a lemon taste.
Full and effervescent and yet smooth.
More subtle, but also rather complex. Really a good thirst quencher.

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

Bottle opened on 5.22.13

L12132C
14.51.45

A - Pours a hazy light orange with a huge off-white foamy head with good retention.

S - Lemon, wheat, floral, a bit skunky.

T - Bannana, light wheat, subtle lemon, wild grass and flowers.

D - Good carbonation with a light body.

O - Soft and light saison with some nice floral tones.

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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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Photo of Pwnasaur90
4.65/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

I feel like reviewing such a huge beer as Saison Dupont is a little bit worthless because everyone and their grandmother has reviewed this beer.

It should be noted, that I drank this beer from a brown bottle, not a green.

Appearance: Light, golden straw color and a huuuge, light and foamy head. IF you give it a bout 5 hours, the head will slowly start to whittle down.

Aroma: Very interesting; earthy, grass notes, tart, and the slightest bit of funk, pale malt that smells a little of straw.

Taste: Even more interesting. The ester is the main champion in this beer, followed by earthy, grassy components. Finishes very smoothly and leaves a nice, crisp taste.

Overall: A wonderful saison. Definitely deserves all the praise that it has received. If you are new to saisons and looking for one to try, let it be this one.

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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

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4/5  rDev -4.3%

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4/5  rDev -4.3%

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4/5  rDev -4.3%

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4/5  rDev -4.3%

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4/5  rDev -4.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

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4.36/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A- Cloudy peach-colored body with a thick and frothy off-white head. Enough transparency to see carbonation bubbles in the body coming up from the bottom.

S- Fruity and peppery aromas come through n a big way. I get pear, some citrus, a hint of banana, spicy/peppery yeast. Also a hint of an earthy aroma.

T- Lots of sweet fruity flavors at the beginning and then at the end. The middle has the earthy yeasty flavors with the slightest hint of funk.

M- Medium-high carbonation with a medium body. The finish is very dry, but has the crisp fruitiness at the same time.

O- This is a great saison. Almost has a flavor profile similar to some tripels, but has big flavor and is quenching.

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Saison Dupont from Brasserie Dupont sprl
Beer rating: 4.18 out of 5 with 4,232 ratings
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