Saison Dupont Cuvée Dry Hopping | Brasserie Dupont sprl

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Saison Dupont Cuvée Dry HoppingSaison Dupont Cuvée Dry Hopping
BEER INFO

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

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by richmof on 05-12-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
595
Reviews:
127
Avg:
4.16
pDev:
7.93%
 
 
Wants:
23
Gots:
67
For Trade:
1
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Photo of benlhoest
4.44/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of KeyWestGator
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mytu420
4.1/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ivanhoes_Backpack
3.7/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of smithj4
4.23/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of metter98
4.24/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On-tap at Mugs Alehouse, Brooklyn, NY

A: The beer is hazy light yellow in color. It poured with a thin white head that left some lacing on the surface and sides of the glass and a thin collar around the edge.
S: Moderate aromas of the Minstrel hops are present in the nose—these seem to be a little citrusy and grassy.
T: The taste closely follows the smell, having flavors of citrusy and grassy hops along with some hints of spices from the yeast.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation. There is some dryness.
O: This saison is very interesting and refreshing. The dry hopping adds some different aromas and flavors that you wouldn't normally expect from a Saison Dupont.

Notes: 2015 vintage

Serving type: on-tap

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Photo of JackieKu
3.81/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

330ml bottle. 2014 batch.

A: Cloudy. Gold. Poured a lot of foam, medium retention.
S: Passion fruit. Mildly grapefruit. Moderate sour notes. Some herbs (dill?).
T: Intense tropical fruits. Low sourness. Moderate bitterness. Dry.
M: Medium bodied. Medium carbonation.
O: Extremely pricey at the place I got it. But the quality is not that high. It's good, not great.

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Photo of Jwale73
4.06/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

2015 vintage. 375ml corked and caged bottle served in a tulip. Pours a lovely orange-gold with a dense, 2.5 inch bright white head that settles into a rocky, ski slope of a head with delicate, textured strands of lacing coating the walls of the glass and exhibiting excellent retention. Copious tiny bubbles are present effervescing in solution. Nose is consistent with the standard Dupont offering - grassy notes, belgian yeast and a light peppery/spicy quality; not really getting the dry-hopping in the nose. Taste consistent with nose; however, there is a light hops character present in the flavor profile which expresses itself as herbal and slightly medicinal. Mouthfeel is light-medium in body with a pleasant, even carbonation and a slightly creamy texture. Overall, not much different than the standard offering; however, a trace more complexity. Quite pleasant and enjoyable.

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Photo of Invinciblejets
4.58/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BenBreeg
4.29/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of brutalist
4.75/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Dirt286
4.17/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of stephenlee
3.89/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Faxmesomehalibut
4.34/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of joshkouri
4.03/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dominic_Decoco
4.13/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ri0
3.99/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Cuvee dry hopping 2015 with English Minstrel hops added. Poured into a Duvel Tulip.

A golden and clear liquid with a fluffy 3 finger white head. Long lastin retention and fat lacing encircle the glass. Aroma has a good amount of funk. I almost thought it was skunked, but realized that it is definitely the intended aroma. A good amount of yeast and hop spice mixed in with fruitiness and funk. A very light and carbonated feel. Overall a tasty Sasion with some bite from the hops.

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Photo of BradtheGreat7
4.1/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

1 pint, 9.4 Oz bottle in a traditional Dupont brown bottle shape with its classic green, yellow and white label. Caged and corked in style! Cuvee dry hopping 2015 with English Minstrel hops added. Poured into a stemmed skinny like Belgian tulip.

This isn't quite as good as the original Saison Dupont, but it's clearly a top shelf saison. It actually adds a bit more citrusy grapefruit like notes to an already superb recipe. Just picture a funkier Saison Dupont thats slightlt more hop forward. Some musty and weird funk to the yeast in the aroma, but it's a farmhouse ale... that's what I'm looking for at times. Unique and weird. The texture and feel are spot on and it's yellow golden body is beautiful with a bunch of haze and tiny yeast particles. Unfiltered Belgian Saison at its finest. Snow white head sits on top with class.

This is the sort of stuff I would imagine drinking if I were sitting out back of some classic Belgian Castle on the edge of the beautiful pre modern times Belgium countryside. It's just that sort of weird, no batch is the same... hell, no bottle is the same farmhouse ale. Brilliant and beautiful.

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Photo of captaincoffee
4.17/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Overall, this is very similar to the regular Saison Dupont. Look is identical to my eye. Nose has a bit more hops, which causes the citrus pepper notes to fall back a bit, but still very similar to the regular brew. Flavor is also similar, but has a bit of less pleasant bitter astringency that sticks in the back of the throat. Overall, still a great beer.

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Photo of AlpacaAlpaca
4.26/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of caahare
4.35/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 2GOOFY
4.23/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of shelby415
3.85/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of zeff80
4.08/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DucksFan16
4.18/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Saison Dupont Cuvée Dry Hopping from Brasserie Dupont sprl
4.16 out of 5 based on 595 ratings.
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