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:
4,185
Reviews:
1,617
Avg:
4.18
pDev:
10.53%
 
 
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287
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629
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of MikeB20
4.47/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

P: 11.2oz brown bottle into a tulip glass.

A: Hazy gold with orange highlights and a two finger white head. A little sediment in the glass but you have to hold it up to the light to see it.

S: Smells like a barnyard with some wonderful sweet floral and tart fruity notes. Earthy as well. I find it to be very inviting for a Belgian, I want to taste this beer.

T: A nice light grainy malt base with some tart fruit in the finish. There's a little yeast at the end after the other flavors have faded. Refreshing.

M: Very light and very carbonated with a dry finish. Super easy to drink and it's a smooth as can be.

O: This is a really nice Saison. It hits on what I'd expect from a one, barnyard, tart fruit and flowers, dry and easy drinking, it's all there. This is a very refreshing beer that I'll gladly seek out in the hotter months. I love Belgian's and this is one of my favorites.

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4/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of Sludgeman
4.59/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Purchased a 375 ml for $5.99. Poured into a large wine glass.

A - Pours a pale cloudy orange. A snow white two-finger head, a little rocky. Good lacing. Good carbonation that keeps a thin layer of head.

A - Yeasty, a little spice and fruit.

T - Clean, balanced, with a dry finish, touch of bitterness.

MF - Dry and lip smacking.

O - Refreshing! Almost a lawn mower beer. This is not a saison that gives you some funky farmyard (which I like very much), but I love it.

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4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

Photo of raynmoon
3.89/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

hazy white/orange with a fluffy head that won't go away.

Typical saison smell: breadiness, citrusy hops, some light funkiness from the yeast. Smells good though.

midly bitterup front and goes down smooth. Some breadiness in there, light citrus notes.

Super refreshing and tastey, but this bottle feels sort of old. That, or this is just decent. Well balanced though.

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3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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4/5  rDev -4.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -22.2%

Photo of doktorhops
4.77/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Beer review #200: Let's just say this calls for a celebration and I thought why not try a saison? And what's a better saison than Dupont? None according to what others have said. I can't believe it's been 200 beers already, remember the early reviews? No, well here's some excerpts randomly thrown together: "designed to streamline... radical tortoise... hierarchy under subjective rule... these images are manifest to mankind... please step away from the doors... like ice in a glacier...". *note some/all excerpts may have nothing whatsoever to do with beer.

Poured from a 750ml bottle into a St Feuillien chalice.

A: Cloudy pale gold body with an ample (and excitable) 2cm white head that stands resolute in the glass.

S: Sweet scented cider apples, barnyard straw, musky yeast and an earthy hop note round out the aroma. It's a very rustic fragrance and one that invites you like an eastern European person would into their home for a nice hearty bowl of Goulash.

T: Wow is all I can say. Such a well balanced flavour profile - begins with those sweet cider apples, mid-palate adds a touch of sour yeast and some distilled grain alcohol, then finishes with citric hop bitterness and a Champagne dryness together in harmony. Reminiscent of Duvel in all the right ways.

M: Body is medium, carbonation is creamy with a bit of Champagne fizz.

D: Highly drinkable and highly balanced, I cannot think of a single negative about this brew. I'm impressed by the simplicity (there aren't many flavours at play here) and the fact that it doesn't bore me at the same time. A real contender to Duvel, and cheaper as well.

Food match: The vinous character of this beer would most suit anything that goes well with white wine; light pasta, fish, and Asian cuisine. In fact this brew has flavours that would compliment anything bar game meats and char-grilled steaks.

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4/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of MarioM
4.52/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

750 ml poured into SN Snifter.

A: Beautifully clear dark golden like color with a huge effervescent white creamy head made of tiny bubbles that never stop rising from the bottom of the glass.

S: Great earthyness, hay like, slight citrus but more like lemon grass. Good phenolic character behind everything, smells great and can't wait to drink.

T: Nice fruitiness, slight citrusi and a tad bitter at the end. A great beer with a lot going on but just hard to pin point exactly what that is. I guess that's what makes this style so intreaging. Again though, some lemon grass and good maltiness that comes through fruity like. A very clean yet satisfyingly phenolic and balanced.

M: Great body from the high carbonation. Phenols and bitterness leave a satisfying aftertaste that is very characteristic in Saisons, very delicious and clean example. I guess that's why this is a benchmark beer for this style for many people.

O: A great example, very refreshing on a hot summer day especially after brewing a batch of Saison my self. A perfect beer to have after a hard days work. Definitely would have hit the spot after a hard days work on the farm.

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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

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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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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

Saison Dupont from Brasserie Dupont sprl
4.18 out of 5 based on 4,185 ratings.
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