Saison Dupont | Brasserie Dupont sprl

Saison DupontSaison Dupont
BA SCORE
91.6%
Liked This Beer
4.18 w/ 4,208 ratings
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
Ranking:
#1,172
Reviews:
1,625
Ratings:
4,208
Liked:
3,853
Avg:
4.18/5
pDev:
10.53%
Alströms:
4.18
 
 
Wants:
288
Gots:
634
Trade:
8
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Photo of Kyrgyzbrewer
4.67/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

a - a crisp caramel with a very thick head. There is a nice haze to it with bubbles dancing through it.

s - This is one of those beers where the nose can actually be said to be bursting. There are a myriad of notes coming through including apples, apricots, and anise.

t- There is a lot going on with this beer. It is very fruity, but not in a bad way at all. The taste sits very well on the palate, and there is a very subtle hop flavor to it.

M- When we opened the bottle and it popped like champagne, I knew what we were tearing in to. There is a lot of carbonation, which brings-out some of the fruit notes to it.

O- My wife is a huge fan of saisons, so this beer was a little bit of a surprise. Most of the saisons we've had are from American brewers, so what we came to realize as we drank it was that this beer is what a saison is supposed to taste like (not that there are not many very good American versions). We had it with Mexican food, and it was great. I cannot wait to have this beer in the summer with some of the fresh summer flavors.

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Photo of MrOH
4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

Photo of agaloco9
5/5  rDev +19.6%

Photo of ihavedrankbeer
3.56/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

It has a large head with a nice light/hazey golden color. It has a large amount of carbonation. It has a citrusy scent which is appealing. It tastes a little tangy and is dry, but it is not bitter. It has a nice crisp, clean finish. Along with a strong hold on the glass.

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Photo of lindalo112
3.07/5  rDev -26.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Color: yellow golden
Smell: orangey scent
Taste: tangy orange peel taste. It's dry but it's not as bitter as expected.
Carbonation: very carbonated
Head: good hold and head to the beer.
Mouthfeel: light to medium mouthfeel
There is no sweetness to it!

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Photo of kri1
4.04/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Head- large once poured, minimal after rest, lots of trace
Carbonation - High carbonation
On the Nose - flowery, perhaps orange buds, hoppy taste
On the Tongue - sweet after taste, left over yeast in contents leave a small bitterness to the beer, very dry, but not particularly bitter, citrusy.
Low alcohol content

Very light and smooth beer, light mouthfeel, but lingering taste of the yeast making it minorly bitter upon swallowing

Classic Belgium farmhouse ale
Brewed in November aged till March and then opened in the following summer.

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Photo of maddyaliotti
3.25/5  rDev -22.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Very citrusy orangy aroma. Cloudy yellowish color. Cloudiness is from the yeast. Very strong head and good hold on the glass. Crisp and clean finish very fizzy and highly carbonated. Very light and refreshing. Good beer for a hot summer day. Tastes somewhat bitter but do not consider it bitter because it just has no sweetness to it.

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Photo of Beertracker
5/5  rDev +19.6%

Photo of apmcpm
2/5  rDev -52.2%

Photo of grownfool
4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

Photo of eerbayman
3.5/5  rDev -16.3%

Photo of substanceD
5/5  rDev +19.6%

Photo of bluesplit63
2.5/5  rDev -40.2%

Photo of strongaf
4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

Photo of Finn
4.13/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

The cork comes out with a satisfyingly loud pop. Poured into my Duvel tulip glass. Hazy gold with strong carbonation billowing up, which supports a nice thick white head. the aroma is complex: hay, skunks, funk, sugar and fruit, with a bit of hops in there too. A nice bready malt base sits underneath the sharp, crisp, hoppy and bitter flavors. It finishes with a slight bitterness that lingers. A lot of the aroma comes thru here with the flavor as well. this beer has a nice creamy mouthfeel and strong carbonation. Overall, this is a classic for a good reason, it's just so unique and enjoyable, although the very bitey and crisp flavors may be somewhat of an acquired taste. This is where to start with Saison, since it's easy to find and relatively inexpensive.

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Photo of CaptainHate
4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

Photo of jifigz
4.23/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle poured into my stemmed Allagash glass.

The appearance of this beer is a nice hazy golden color with a huge white head that is very, very bubbly. It died fast in a violent manner and left a slight white head on the beer and slight lacing. The smell is light and floral with a little hop aroma. There is almost a light champagne/sparkling wine aroma to it. The beer is light and crisp with a mild graininess to it. The end is hop bitterness and full of perfume like flavor and flowery goodness. There is maybe a little citrus flavor in there from the hops as well. The MF is very crisp, clean, and carbonated. I usually don't like beers that are this carbonated, but it works very well for this beer. This is, overall, very good stuff. I am not too well cultured in Saisons, but I have had a few, and this one is my favorite so far.

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Photo of dprophet
4/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of dbossman
4.4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Golden hue with a huge, frothy head; lacing is okay

S: Lots of fruit up front: white grapes, apples, lemons; followed but a funky barnyard, grassy, musty aroma; man, this smells so good

T: Dry fruits up front: apples, pears, and a touch of vinous flavors which are all then followed by a grassy, spicy, musty, and slightly funky bouquet of flavors

F: Crisp, dry, medium body with nice texture clinging to the back of the mouth

O: This is a delicious saison; the quintessential saison: fruity, dry, musty, grassy, a little funky, awesome

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Photo of Farky87
4/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of macg310
5/5  rDev +19.6%

Photo of IPA4LIFE
3.83/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A- Giant, rich, pure white foamy head with really strong retention and super clingy lacing. Pale clear yellow color.

S- Obvious Belgian yeast characteristics. A little earthy with some notes of lemon and some sweet light flavors. Not a bad aroma, and it definitely has a good smell, especially for how light the beer is.

T-Not bad. A light malt characteristic, a little light fruit flavors (pear maybe). Moderately sweet with a dry finish. Splitting a bottle with a friend and he said that it really reminds him of champagne, and i tend to agree.

M- Really carbonated, sparkling mouthfeel (again, from the Belgian yeast. Not bad, but it verges on being too powerful and bubbly.

O- Not a bad beer. The aroma, flavors, and color are all impressive considering the lightness of the beer, but I am not overly impressed with it. I might be style biased, but I think this one is just a touch overrated.

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Photo of bigbeers84
4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

Photo of bwyu
4/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of cornucopia
5/5  rDev +19.6%

Saison Dupont from Brasserie Dupont sprl
Beer rating: 91.6% out of 100 with 4,208 ratings
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