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:
4,189
Reviews:
1,619
Avg:
4.18
pDev:
10.53%
 
 
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287
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628
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Photo of r3o
4.05/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

It pours a pale straw color, cloudy, with a white head, lots of bubbles. The smell is mostly a musty, mold-like, that kind of follow with the taste, just a bit of malt. It has a dry-medium body with lots of carbonation, very crisp. I enjoyed it very much, but would have like to capture more layers of flavor.

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Photo of psmithmkt
4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of Riverared
4/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of WallE89
4/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of mchengcit
3.8/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of coltonbrimhall
4.32/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

-look is golden color with a white head with thick large bubbles
- very very bready, alot of yeast!
-bread yeasts starts off but finishes with a nice crispness, a lot of wheat with some citrus
-smooth and slightly thick
-great beer, really complements fall good harvest like flavors

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Photo of waldowin
3.88/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear golden color, with a hint of amber. Copious carbonation visible throughout. Head is a dense, small-celled foam that swarms out of the pour vigorously, and stays for ages, fading to a mottled cap. Lacing is thick and impressive.

Smell is of sour apples, lemongrass, toffee and a hint of sourdough.

Taste is pepper, toffee, plums, and a dry (and very slightly sour) finish. Carbonated but unobtrusively so.

A bottle is more than enough for me, don't know that I'd session this, but it's definitely an interesting and pleasing beer.

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Photo of mrunseen
4/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of gonzo138
3.27/5  rDev -21.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A- Pours a pale gold, has good typical thick white frothy head, typical for a belgian, the head retains well and laces nicely

S- Has a very tart, citric, spicey smell

T- Tart as well, some what bitter, more or less the same as the smell

M- Very dry, carbonation starts strong but subsides quickly, sticks to mouth

D- Dryness and bitterness affects drinkability. Had other saisons before, most not so bitter, had 2 bottles of dupont so far, still not really impressed

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Photo of MagicJeff
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

750 ml bomber into a Sam Adams glass

Appearance: Pale wheat colored. Tad murky. Nice head and carbonation.

Smell: Boozy wine with slight pear. Some bread too.

Taste: Fruity yet finishes dry. As many have pointed out, similar to champagne or a dry wine. Some raisin? Very drinkable.

Mouthfeel: Light. Could drink a ton of these. Love the crispness.

Overall: Great introduction to this style. Really like how refreshing it tastes on a hot late September GA day. Reasonably priced too. Would love to revisit.

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Photo of N3ptune
3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

Photo of jfitzbrew
4.62/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Straw yellow with thick rocky white head. What can I say, this aroma and flavor is what I fell initially fell love with for saisons. Spicy yeast, citrus zest, mild funk. THE standard.

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Photo of BeerAmbassador
3.93/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Nice thick fluffy head with pretty good retention. Hazy yellow straw color, obviously cloudy as it is an unfiltered beer.

Yeasty aroma with some bananna (phenol alcohols?) and a tart floral scent.

Tart and floral with a peppery finish. Might be good with food as the tartness should cut through and cleanse the palate.

Overall a really good beer. This is the only real Saison I have tried (I have also had Avery 12 ) but I would like to try others to see how this compares.

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Photo of PopGun
3.25/5  rDev -22.2%

Photo of hansenme
4/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of The_Drunken_Sniper
3.25/5  rDev -22.2%

Photo of hungryghost
4.1/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Cloudy, light orange pour with a fluffy white head that leaves plenty of lace behind.
Nice aroma of citrus, pepper and other spices.
Loaded with flavors, this ale changes as it passes through your mouth. Yeast, orange and lemon, great spiciness, a hint of hops and still room for a tiny amount of fruit sweetness. Each sip is the same but different. Excellent.
Mouthfeel is creamy, refreshing, crisp.
Would be very easy to have another, if I had more than one...

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Photo of HimerMan
2.02/5  rDev -51.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

25oz bottle - Again at the House of Brews, Split with Gaskill during a New York day.

Pour was a pale straw color with a generous head of a fluffy white cloud. The smell was sweet and actually pretty intriguing.

However, the taste left a lot to be desired - it was like a watered down amber ale with random flavors coming though.

Perhaps not my style of beer, but I will have to revisit this and update accordingly.

Not every beer is for everyone.

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Photo of BelgianBeerMe
4.02/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

Photo of agaloco9
5/5  rDev +19.6%

Photo of analienacorn
5/5  rDev +19.6%

Photo of chiva
4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

Photo of dougbreathe
3.68/5  rDev -12%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ianleesrivette
4/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of letshaveanother
4/5  rDev -4.3%

Saison Dupont from Brasserie Dupont sprl
4.18 out of 5 based on 4,189 ratings.
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