Foret | Brasserie Dupont sprl

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brasserie Dupont sprl
Belgium
brasserie-dupont.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAngel on 05-03-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
810
Reviews:
465
Avg:
4.02
pDev:
10.7%
 
 
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29
Gots:
64
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Photo of LoVermontBeer
3.97/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DamienI
3.96/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Draught2012
4.15/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of denver10
3.22/5  rDev -19.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Ultimately, a sweeter version of Saison Dupont, Like they took a whole ton of cane sugar and mixed it into the recipe. Not really a fan.

My rating: 3.5

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Photo of VTCombi
3.04/5  rDev -24.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I was expecting more from this brew. Its a fine example of the beer but nothing uber special.

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Photo of double2chin
4/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of somenoise
4/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of olradetbalder
3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

Photo of flagmantho
4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I had this on-tap in a straight sided DuPont glass at the Stumbling Monk in Seattle.

Appearance: light golden hue with a light haze and 2 fingers of frothy white foam head. Quite attractive.

Smell: moderately funky with a nice grassy aroma. Enticing.

Taste: a little buttery with more of that moderate funk with a little sweetness and nicely grassy hops. Very smooth and balanced; I quite like it.

Mouthfeel: medium rich body with a great smoothness and great creaminess. Bam!

Overall: this is a balanced and very drinkable saison. Delicious.

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Photo of uturn
4/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of Fcip78
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of DaveAnderson
3.8/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of oriolesfan4
3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

Photo of lillitnn92
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of tykechandler
5/5  rDev +24.4%

Photo of AndyEdgar
3/5  rDev -25.4%

Photo of SoCalBeerIdiot
4/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of mklisz
3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

Photo of MSandahl23
4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

Photo of cyrushire
4/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of avitallo
3.88/5  rDev -3.5%

Photo of KFBR392
4.52/5  rDev +12.4%

Appearance: Pours with four fingers of highly condensed bubbles which partially dissipated but were still very present while drinking. Rich rings of sticky lacing left behind with the dissipating head and each drink. Golden in color with amber notes throughout darkening it up. Active carbonation is good but a tick lower then most saisons.

Smell: Honey sweetness meshes perfectly with freshly cut straw exploding on the front. Sprite fresh fruits with accents of mango, pineapple, and kiwi dance on the undertones. Butterscotch, sour dough bread, and sprite yeast really pull this aroma through on the back end. So bright and potent, a true treat.

Taste: The second it touches the palate, a light touch of salt and prairie grass wash over and really pull the drinker in. The grass continues into the body with gradual but significant malts growing. Touches of grains, but the malt profile comes off with a medium, rounded sweetness that really shines. Floral notes with some airy spices pull through on the back end.

Mouthfeel: For me, the lower carbonation in this brew is perfect. Sweet, incredibly drinkable while still packing a significant pop at 7.5%

Overall: This is the best Saison I've ever had. The honey like sweetness meshes perfectly with the grassy, earthy notes. Crisp without being over the top, simply a masterfully crafted brew.

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of jibbyvonjibb
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

Evokes springtime with flowering plants and pollen circulating. The primary aroma here is honey and spicy phenolics, which remind me of clove, ginger, pepper, candied lemon drop, and banana. Delightfully airy texture, a fine mousse like the finest champagne but better because it persists. Great acidity. Tropical fruit like pineapple, along with citrus, with a touch of caramel sweetness. There is some skunkiness that I didn't get when I tried this on tap, but I think it adds some funky character that doesn't detract from the balance. This is the definitive saison, complex yet refreshing, and might surpass regular Dupont.

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Photo of vma
4.6/5  rDev +14.4%

Foret from Brasserie Dupont sprl
4.02 out of 5 based on 810 ratings.
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