Avril | 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): 3.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by cjgator3 on 05-19-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
204
Reviews:
122
Avg:
3.92
pDev:
11.73%
 
 
Wants:
25
Gots:
7
For Trade:
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Photo of pants678
3.29/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Clear yellow, white froth.

Spice, floral, hay, I guess.

Yeasty, citric but very pithy. Still, I do like the up front flavor. Needs more hop character, IMO, to drive it.

Dry-ish, lot of carbonation.

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Photo of Silke_Neryn
4.2/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BeerzMcKenzie
4.24/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bitterbill
4.37/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Bottled October 23rd 2015. 750ml.

It pours a hazy straw yellow with a massive fizzy head of foam.

Smells yeasty, of Belgian spices, candi sugar, light lemon zest. Also, a smell usually associated with light struck; green bottle and only 3.5% abv.

Tastes of yeast, mild spicing, bit of banana and lemon, sweet like candi t.

Smooth, balanced, and scary drinkable. I love it.

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Photo of eire
4.5/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of gatheredwaters
4.12/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Wodstirrer
3.76/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of dvmin98
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Club-Belgique
4.46/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Scarycarrie1
3.11/5  rDev -20.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Skunk odor but good flavor.

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Photo of PEIhop
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TheManiacalOne
3.97/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

On-tap 5/24/2015 at Doherty’s Ale House, Warwick, RI served in a snifter glass.

A: The beer is a light yellow color, with a short foamy white head that fades slowly and leaves a thick lace on the glass.

S: The aroma is faint but contains Belgian yeast, wheat, some fruit and some spice.

T: The taste starts out bready with flavors of wheat, Belgian yeast and a thin malt character. Then some mildly sweet flavors of bananas, citrus and spice come in. The malt character is and the hops presence is very mild but there’s a good balance. The after-taste is slightly bready.

M: Crisp and smooth, light-to-medium body, medium carbonation, finish is clean.

O: Tasty, goes down very easily, not too filling, extremely mild kick, good representation of style, this is a solid beer to drink for a while if you’re in the mood for the style.

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Photo of avitallo
3.89/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Photo of flagmantho
3.87/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from 750mL corked & caged green bottle into a tulip.

Appearance: light golden hue with a moderate to light haze and a strong effervescence. Head is two fingers of frothy white foam with moderate retention. Not too bad.

Smell: lightly sweet with a little bit of malt and a good bit of graininess. There's just a hint of funk, which is nice, but also a little dab of green bottle skunkiness which, thankfully, wafts away relatively quickly.

Taste: a little sweet, a little grainy and lightly funky. The hops aren't strong but add a nice green grassiness to the overall flavor. Very light, but nice.

Mouthfeel: medium-light body with a good carbonation and a big, mouth-filling creaminess; great for the style and the low ABV.

Overall: it's hard to get a big flavor out of such a small beer, but Dupont does a pretty good job here. That said, the low ABV, big fizziness and big vernal attitude make this beer colossally drinkable. Woo!

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Photo of JGam115
3.63/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Think a Berliner without a heavy sourness. Right amount of tartness and carbonation

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Photo of aasher
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of olradetbalder
3/5  rDev -23.5%

Photo of Mesa512
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of Jrockerboi
3/5  rDev -23.5%

Photo of a77cj7
4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of Hellpop65
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of Beerzebub
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Cloudy light straw color with huge rocky head. Smells like wheat crackers, and hints of corn tortilla, smoke, apple, and black pepper. Light, dry, refreshing, extremely drinkable.

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Photo of DaftPatrick
4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of atpca
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of slowfade
4.08/5  rDev +4.1%

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Avril from Brasserie Dupont sprl
3.92 out of 5 based on 204 ratings.
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