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Avril | Brasserie Dupont sprl

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3.93/5
Very Good
205 Ratings
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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
Ranking:
#7,050
Reviews:
121
Ratings:
205
pDev:
11.7%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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26
Gots:
7
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Photo of Club-Belgique
4.46/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Scarycarrie1
3.11/5  rDev -20.9%
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 +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TheManiacalOne
3.97/5  rDev +1%
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 -1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Photo of flagmantho
3.87/5  rDev -1.5%
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 -7.6%
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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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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3/5  rDev -23.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

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3/5  rDev -23.7%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of Beerzebub
4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

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4.08/5  rDev +3.8%

Photo of HuskyinPDX
3.99/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bottle opened on 5.7.14
11:44:53 Cork 2013

A - Pours a hazy light orange-yellow with a big white head with good retention and lots of lacing.

S - Floral, spices, a touch of funky farmhouse.

T - Light tartness, lemon, wheat, floral, list spices.

D - Light with good carbonation.

O - A nice Belgian table beer. Light citrus and floral.

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Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.76/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a murky light yellow-orange with a foamy white head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Tiny particles of sediment are seen floating around in the beer after the pour. Smell is of grain, fruit, spice, tea, floral, and slight yeast aromas. Taste is much the same with grain, earth, spice, yeast, and fruit flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of spice bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp and dry mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that is light, refreshing, and easy to drink.

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of constantine_272
4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of PaulyB83
4.02/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 750ml bottle into a tulip glass.

A- Bright straw yellow with a high degree of clarity at the first couple of pours, it got pretty hazy towards the end. Big white head that dissipated to a small layer that stayed around.

S- Slight floral,slight spiciness, big grassy notes, a bit of lemon, nice breadiness.

T- Light but very full flavor of Saaz hops. Not super bitter but a bright grassy and slight lemon notes.

M- Light mouthfeel at 3.5% I'd expect so.

O- This is a prefect beer for dinner. The alcohol is low but the flavor is high. Not as much of a saison yeast character in this one compared to regular Saison Dupont.

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Photo of MarioM
4.15/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

750 ml poured into a Delirium Tremens snifter

A: Very pale yellow with a nice pillowie soft looking bright white head with good lacing. High carbonation and slight cloudy from moving the bottle a little too much. Appearance ix pretty much what I expected for a low gravity beer like this.

S: Earthy grassyness and lemon like hop aromas. Good smelling brew, almost like a baby Saison Dupont. Nice spice like, peppery yeast character similar to its older brother, Saison Dupont.

T: Very crisp and high in carbonation. Almost tart from its hich carbonation with a short lasting bitterness bite that quickly goes away and makes way for the nice phenols, banana and some nice spiciness. Great tasty brew for its size.

M: The banana like belgian yeast character lingers with a nice clove like spiciness along with a gentle bitterness. This all makes for an incredibly flavorful and refreshing beer you can drink all day.

O: Incredibly flavorful and refreshing. Would drink this all day if I could afford it. A must try and probably one of the few actual table saisons available that is most likely the best example of historical farmhouse ales.

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Avril from Brasserie Dupont sprl
Beer rating: 3.93 out of 5 with 205 ratings
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