Foret Blanche
Brasserie Dupont sprl

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From:
Brasserie Dupont sprl
 
Belgium
Style:
Witbier
ABV:
5.5%
Score:
88
Avg:
3.91 | pDev: 10.23%
Reviews:
25
Ratings:
61
Status:
Active
Rated:
Aug 14, 2020
Added:
Jul 30, 2011
Wants:
  3
Gots:
  8
SCORE
88
Very Good
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Rated: 4.09 by mattreitz49 from Florida

Aug 14, 2020
 
Rated: 4 by a77cj7 from South Dakota

Oct 10, 2018
 
Rated: 3.84 by shelby415 from Oregon

Jun 08, 2018
 
Rated: 2.18 by SamuelMiller from Montana

Sep 25, 2016
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Reviewed by puboflyons from New Hampshire

3.36/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5
From the 330 ml. bottle. Sampled on August 10, 2016.

The pour is yellow and carbonated leading up to a lasting fizzy white head.

Modest aroma of Belgian toasted malt, Belgian yeast, vague coriander, slight banana, and green grass.

Light body for the most part.

Same toastiness in the taste but there is a sharper pepper or sage-like spice bite to finish it off. I might have liked more orange or lemongrass characters.
Aug 10, 2016
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Reviewed by GratefulBeerGuy from New Hampshire

3.97/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Hazy straw color. Plenty active. Yeast bits settle at the bottom of the glass. So far, so good.....
Sweet and sour fruity nose with subtle wheat and big tang. Complex and interesting aroma.
Feel is light and effervescent. Becomes smooth ....man, this style is soooo refreshing. Very Champagne ish.
Flavor is very light, with herbal. Sour fruit, lots of wheat. Complexity low, but still interesting.
Pretty spot-on stylistically.
Jul 08, 2016
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Reviewed by Bitterbill from Wyoming

3.64/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
Bottled June 30th 2015.

Pours a clear straw yellow with, at first, a massive head of foam. Subsequent pours showed a tamer foam presence.

I get a lot of oranges and Coriander in the smell.

Tastes of oranges and Coriander with a bit of earthiness and quite on the dry side. Good showing for a year old bottle, me thinks.

Light bodied with mild carbonation.

Another fine beer from Dupont. Love to try a fresher bottle of this.
Jul 01, 2016
 
Rated: 3.94 by puftdank from Illinois

May 23, 2016
 
Rated: 4.27 by Chickenshack from New Mexico

Feb 16, 2016
 
Rated: 4 by 2GOOFY from California

Oct 03, 2015
 
Rated: 4.25 by mikepcarney from Ohio

Sep 21, 2015
 
Rated: 3.81 by spycow from Illinois

Sep 05, 2015
 
Rated: 3.92 by OhioLimoncello from Ohio

Jun 22, 2015
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Reviewed by pat61 from Minnesota

4.29/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
Foret Blanche smells like the offspring of a saison and a wit with the wit spiciness tamped down a little and augmented with a little saison spice with a very faint funk with orange notes. It pours hazy straw under a bone white finely bubbled 2” persistent foam cap. It’s a creamy palate with a light bread malt backbone delivering light fruit that goes through orange and lemon phases as it traipses across the tongue. By mid palate the orange introduces a slight tangy note becoming more lemony in the finish and aftertaste. Very effervescent and very refreshing – medium bodies but light on its feet. Foret has that damn green bottle and every third or fourth one is skunky.
Jan 29, 2015
 
Rated: 3.75 by uturn from Florida

Nov 27, 2014
 
Rated: 3.75 by s4s from Puerto Rico

Nov 21, 2014
 
Rated: 3.95 by AlexFields from Tennessee

Nov 20, 2014
 
Rated: 5 by ebeye from Washington

Oct 09, 2014
 
Rated: 4.5 by Aisha from Massachusetts

Sep 24, 2014
 
Rated: 3.43 by RSCOTHAN from South Carolina

Sep 12, 2014
 
Rated: 4.25 by Zekenyce from New Jersey

Sep 04, 2014
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Reviewed by superspak from North Carolina

4/5  rDev +2.3%
750 ml bottle into tulip glass, bottled on 6/13/2013. Pours lightly hazy golden straw color with a 2 finger dense and rocky white head with good retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Nice soapy lacing clings around the glass, with a large amount of streaming carbonation retaining the head. Aromas of big lemon, pear, apple, white grape, orange peel, white pepper, coriander, wheat, hay, straw, grass, herbal, light funk, and yeast earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of fruity/funky yeast, spices, and pale malt notes; with good strength. Taste of lemon, pear, apple, white grape, orange peel, coriander, white pepper, lightly tart wheat, hay, straw, grass, herbal, light funk, and yeast earthiness. Some light bready tartness/spiciness on the finish; with lingering notes of lemon, pear, apple, white grape, orange peel, coriander, wheat, hay, straw, grass, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice complexity and robustness of fruity/funky yeast, spices, and pale malt flavors; with a great malt/yeast/spice balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium-high carbonation and medium bodied; with a very smooth, crisp, and lightly bready mouthfeel that is great. Alcohol is very well hidden with zero warming present after the finish. Overall this is a damn nice witbier style. All around great complexity and balance of fruity/funky yeast, spices, and pale malt flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A very enjoyable offering.
Aug 24, 2014
 
Rated: 3.75 by muskiesman from New Jersey

Aug 22, 2014
 
Rated: 4 by iL0VEbeer from New Jersey

Aug 18, 2014
 
Rated: 4 by DaftPatrick from Minnesota

Aug 17, 2014
 
Rated: 4 by Hik0 from New Hampshire

Aug 11, 2014
 
Rated: 3.75 by JohnK17 from Pennsylvania

Aug 11, 2014
 
Rated: 4.75 by DerekMorgan from Massachusetts

Aug 07, 2014
 
Rated: 4.5 by JoelClark from Idaho

Aug 03, 2014
 
Rated: 3.75 by IRONRakkasan from California

Jul 27, 2014
 
Rated: 3.75 by NathanE2047 from Wisconsin

Jul 19, 2014
 
Rated: 4.25 by RoyFokker from California

Jul 03, 2014
 
Rated: 4.25 by afsdan from Colorado

May 22, 2014
 
Rated: 4 by ale207 from Maine

Apr 29, 2014
 
Rated: 4 by jim_carignan from Massachusetts

Apr 24, 2014
 
Rated: 4.25 by sammy806 from Maryland

Mar 14, 2014
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Reviewed by StonedTrippin from Colorado

3.8/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
one of belgiums greats here. this is a unique hybrid type between a classic belgian wit and a saison. the yeast is awesome and alive in this one, imparting floral aromas and a hint of spice to the taste. its a very pale and very hazy yellow color, straw colored really, which an inch or so of lasting lace. pollen springtime aromas of light wheat malt and bitter orange peel, a very delicate balance and complexion. i don't get much coriander as is traditionally present, but instead pick up on some subtle herbs and spices mostly from the yeast. soapy feel for such a light bodied and easy drinking beer. soapy in a good way of course, rich and sudsy. long yeasty finish, really fun and light beer full of flavor, but probably best suited to springtime. just not quite as robust as the weather, but an exceptional brew.
Jan 12, 2014
 
Rated: 4 by Griffith from Connecticut

Jan 09, 2014
 
Rated: 3.75 by DustinSWB from Florida

Dec 12, 2013
 
Rated: 4 by vermilcj from Ohio

Nov 30, 2013
Foret Blanche from Brasserie Dupont sprl
Beer rating: 88 out of 100 with 86 ratings