Foret Blanche | Brasserie Dupont sprl

Foret BlancheForet Blanche
BA SCORE
82.1%
Liked This Beer
3.92 w/ 84 ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by corby112 on 07-30-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#9,221
Reviews:
25
Ratings:
84
Liked:
69
Avg:
3.92/5
pDev:
10.46%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
7
Trade:
0
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2.18/5  rDev -44.4%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

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3/5  rDev -23.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

Photo of DaveHS
3.25/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A-Pours hazy dark straw color with an inch of undulating fluffy white head. Reduces very slowly, leaving specks and streaks of soapy lacing.

S-That signature DuPont funk. Lavender, white pepper, hibiscus, zested orange peel. Very appetizing.

T/M-This is freaking bizarre. Has the same earthy, herbaceous funkiness of the Foret Saison, but in the context of a witbier. The result isn't quite what I'd call a traditional witbier. Not as dry or crisp as the style typically dictates. There's a very light metallic off flavor mid-palate. The herbal profile doesn't come across as well as this as it does in the saison. The body isn't substantial enough to support all the flavors, and there isn't enough carbonation to separate flavors from one another.

O-An interesting experiment with mixed results.

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3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

Photo of MadScientist
3.32/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

2012 on the cork

A: A somewhat hazy, pale gold beer. pours with a finger of rocky white head with a good head retention.

S: There is a green glass beer, Saaz hops moderately-light skunked aroma at first that fades after a minute. A moderate wheat sweetness with moderate coriander and orange peel notes. A light earthy hops aroma.

T: Orange and spice are the more prominent flavors followed by a light bit of wheat malt sweetness. Some spice and fruit flavors from the yeast. There is a light hops bitterness and little in the way of hops flavor. The balance is about even with an off-dry finish.

M: A somewhat crispy, medium-light bodied beer with a high level of carbonation.

O: A average example of the style although it's very likely I've got an older bottle on my hand and a fresher sample would rate better.

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3.36/5  rDev -14.3%
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.

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3.43/5  rDev -12.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of mactrail
3.57/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

More on the golden amber color than most Wits. Sweet malt greets the taste buds. Sparkly mouthfeel. No head to speak of but quite spritzy. Prickly carbonic taste. Acidic wheat flavor. Fragrant nose; flowery with a touch of caramel. Quite malty with enough sweetness to balance the tart. Faintly fruity.

This must be your grandfather's Wit. On tap in a tulip glass at Ocean Beach Pizza Port.

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Photo of Bitterbill
3.64/5  rDev -7.1%
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.

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3.65/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Poured a hazy straw colo with good carbonation leaving a nice whit cap, good amound if bubbles and lacing

S: A light horseblaket, biscuit, flowers, some light lemon zest and wheat

T: Earthy, lemon zest with some hay and flowers. Some spices are present but overkill.The finish is dry,crisp,funky and refreshing

M: Lighter bodied, well carbonated for the style

O: I would drink again but would not seek it out. Interesting take on a wit.

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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

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Foret Blanche from Brasserie Dupont sprl
Beer rating: 82.1% out of 100 with 84 ratings
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