Foret | Brasserie Dupont sprl

816 Ratings

Brewed by:
Brasserie Dupont sprl

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAngel on 05-03-2002

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Treated as a saison, this was poured into a tulip.
The appearance was a semi-golden orange/yellow color with an off white foamy finger's worth of head. Mildly dissipated to leave some light lacing running here and there.
The aroma had some sweet citrus pulp and rind with a nice Belgian yeasty/bready sort of character punching a little bit of pineapple, red delicious apple, light green apple and a little bit of zesty blend of lemongrass to grassy hoppiness.
The flavor brought the prior mentioned aromas in semi-sweet with that zestiness and a grip of some tart with a singing quality of some breadiness. Zesty to sweet smooth citrusy sort of aftertaste with a hint of some breadiness.
The mouthfeel was almost medium bodied with a super dry feel rolling over my tongue. Seemed to be more of a sipper to me. ABV did feel as projected by the brewer.
Overall, pretty nicely done saison by a Belgian brewer, it's hard to not give this high numbers.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle: Poured a dirty yellow/beige color ale with a huge pure white foamy head with great retention and some lacing. Aroma of bready yeast with some nice floral Belgian malt notes but not as many hops as the vieille provision. Taste was a nice combination between some floral Belgian malt with some bready yeast which also provided a slightly spicy finish. Full body with some great carbonation and no apparent alcohol. Another great beer from this fine brewery.

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Initially, I'm a bit confused by this beer. Apparently this is just organic Saison Dupont? Seems like a whole different beer to me. No matter; here I go!

Pours a hazy medium sunny color. Bright white head, great lace and retention. Big fruity yeasty esters up front. Medium funk to it, and a slight hoppiness. Sweet barnyard. Sweet fruity yeast taste, slight funkiness. Sweet fruitiness is a theme here. Citrus filled barnyard. Medium creamy body. More carbonation can't hurt.

While I don't see the big connection here between this and normal Dupont, this is a nice, funky-fruity Saison. I'd recommend.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a slightly hazed golden color with a large amount of fine-bubbled carbonation creating a beautifully dense, lumpy white head. Before I take my first sip, there's already some serious lacing on the glass. The aroma starts out with a Saaz-like hoppiness - spicy and floral. Pleasant yeasty quality, creamy orange and bubblegum. Peppery flavor, pale spicy fruit, and soft malts. Light and refreshing. The taste is increasingly citrusy with a hint of sweetness. Plenty of yeast and lingering orange peel. Light and smoother than anticipated.

Very, very drinkable and refreshing for 7.5% abv. Lots of peppery yeastiness. I like it.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is a nice, mellow saison. Cloudy straw-colored, pillowy white head. The nose is similar to the taste; dry, citric, some yeasty funk in the background. Much heavier on the malt than the hops. Sweetness comes out more as it warms up. Not the most complex saison out there, but very drinkable stuff - pretty light and easy on the palate, but still very flavorful.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Hazy deep golden color with a large off-white head, which soon collapses to scattered islands of foam. The lacing is excellent, adorning the glass walls with abundant patches of foam.

Aroma: Profoundly spicy and sweet aroma of coriander, bready yeast, phenol alcohol, honey, hops, and earthy notes.

Taste: Opens with a pronounced spicy character. A bitter orange peel note soon appears, this carries to the finish of the taste. Along the way, there are various light fruit notes of apples, pears, bananas. Unbelievably, there is a distinct pink bubble gum note in the middle of the taste, as the long forgotten Joe Bazooka returns. Finishes with a flush of tropical fruit flavors and a mild and lingering herbal bitterness.

Mouth feel: Smooth, rich, and full, with the faintest hint of carbonation; quite pleasant.

Drinkability/notes: A very, very complex and pleasing beer, to be sipped and savored.

Presentation: Packaged in a 330 ml Euro-style brown glass longneck with a poptop crown. Served in a chalice glass.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Foret from Brasserie Dupont sprl
Beer rating: 4.02 out of 5 with 816 ratings
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