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Saison Dupont | Brasserie Dupont sprl

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BA SCORE
4.18/5
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4,233 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

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

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,210
Reviews:
1,633
Ratings:
4,233
pDev:
10.53%
Bros Score:
4.18
 
 
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290
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Ratings: 4,233 |  Reviews: 1,633
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4.32/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

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4/5  rDev -4.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of JulioH
4.59/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

This is the classic saison no doubt. Taste is a bit more bitter than sour, but the beer itself is so easy to drink that the bitterness makes the beer very refreshing. Light body, nice amount of hops, clear and definitively a lambic trace.

Carbonation is also good, medium size bubbles and not overly carbonated.

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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of Treyliff
3.96/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

11.2oz bottle, poured into a tulip

A- pours a bright and hazy golden orange color with massive rocky and foamy head that still sits, five minutes after the pour, eventually leaving some lacing behind upon settling

S- musty basement, belgian yeast, pear and lemon, herbal aromas

T- ripe pear mixes with musty cellar & earthy/herbally notes, slightly sweet mid palate leads to phenolic notes on the finish with a hint of lemon

M- medium body with medium prickly carbonation leads to a smooth mouthfeel and a crisp finish, high drinkability

O- a classic of the style, not as bold as many of the new American versions, but super drinkable

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Photo of welldigger888
4.6/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Poured a hay like pale golden hue that is hazed out with a huge rocky snow white head that last all the way down glass leaving blankets of lacing as consumed.

Wonderful faint funk with a peppery hint that finishes with a candy sweet nose.

Easily approachable funk with peppery notes a yeasty subtle flavor that brings some pineapple like candy that goes down like honey dew vine water.

Quenching dry easy to drink brew well worth finding a good example.

Cork was dated 2/13 with NO skunky oxidized hop flavors or aromas. LOVED it!

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3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

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4/5  rDev -4.3%

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4/5  rDev -4.3%

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5/5  rDev +19.6%

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4/5  rDev -4.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of TX-Badger
4.57/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - golden hue, lightly hazy, with a nice amount of fluffy white head.

S - on the nose I get citrus, and a little farmhouse funk.

T - citrus, hay, a little grass, and funk with citrus.

M - smooth, yet there is enough substance to it to make it a little chewy.

O - one of the better saisons I've had. I highly recommend trying this if you have not already.

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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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4.62/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

My previous review gave this low marks because it was skunked in a green bottle. Now were seeing it in brown bottles, and I can say this is the Saison standard bearer.

Pours light and very vibrant with the head. Go easy on the pour! If you can wait, the head will subside in a couple minutes.

The nose has the typical Belgian yeast aroma, frutiness, amd just a tiny bit grassy.

The first taste is Belgian, ever so slightly sour. The body is quite full and robust, indicative of the 6.5%. The finish stays with you - in a very good way.

While some may argue the ABV is higher than a traditional saison, this brew is amazing.

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Saison Dupont from Brasserie Dupont sprl
Beer rating: 4.18 out of 5 with 4,233 ratings
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