Brewed by Brasserie Dupont
Style: Abbey Tripel
Tourpes-Leuze, Belgium


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RATINGS: 1653   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.9/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
Bons Vœux (Good Wishes) is a blond high fermentation beer , re-fermented in the bottle. Founded in 1970 , this beer was offered earlier this year to the most loyal customers of our brewery ( hence the name "With the best wishes of the brewery Dupont "). The success this beer earned lead to it being made commercially, while retaining its original name. Although very popular, it was brewed in limited quantities, the bottles reserved many months in advance. A coppery blond beer with aromas of hops for the Bon Voeux is a beer tasting combining mellow bitterness and fruity. Our selection of yeasts and a long maturation phase with hopping gives it flavor and a characteristic and complex taste. The true fermentation in the bottle , which can be extended very long in your cellar, resulting in a balanced and harmonious beer, surprising and complex aromas .

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bontus (741) - Flanders, BELGIUM - JAN 1, 2009
UPDATED: MAR 13, 2016 75cl bottle approx two years old, on occasion of new years eve. Pours hazy blonde with a thick foamy white head. Nose is like a dusty attic, chalk, cheese. Aroma of citrus and herbs. Flavorbalance good between sweet and sour. Very silky mouthfeel and alcoholcontent only noticeable as it warms. Good beer. Rerate 37,5cl bottle, 3 years old. Nice yeast trail in the bottle, sticky sediment, but nonetheless some floaties in the beer too. Awesome nose of white wine, grapes, fresh fruit and a slight oakiness. Bit alcoholic, low carbonation. A very good beer for aging.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AgentSteve (1647) - SF Bay Area, California, USA - DEC 31, 2008
Pours a bright hazy golden orange with a thin off white head. Nose is full and earhty with some tart citrus. The flavor is the same but a bit more complex and a light mouthfeel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pantanap (3366) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 31, 2008
750ml bottle from west lakeview.... pours a hazy cloudy orange with an overflowing fluffy white head... aroma of earthy mustiness with a medicinal citrus qualities... flavors of citrus with a minerally consistency with lively carbonation. abv is hard to detect. goes down and an above average mouthfeel. i wonder how this one tastes with some age on it...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
daniele (7550) - ITALY - DEC 31, 2008
chiara buona schima buona persistrnza note erbacee maltate speziate leggermente alcoliche in bocca speziature leggero alcolico buon amaro

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
brew4all (103) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - DEC 30, 2008
Nice fruit aroma with a cloudy golden pour. The taste was sharp and full of fruit and spice. Lasting crispness that finished dry and full. Good Saison

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
timfoolery (1126) - California, USA - DEC 30, 2008
Bottle from Valley Wine in Davis, CA. This brew is the champagne of beers. It was the fullest Saison I’ve tasted with sweet flavors of citrus and flowers. There was slight spice and some hops to it. Overall, I was very impressed, even though it’s not my favorite style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mgoy (344) - New York, New York, USA - DEC 29, 2008
On tap at Hop Leaf in Chicago. I drank this during a dinner with Graham, Tara and John during my first vacation. Dupont Avec les Bons Voeux is a very good strong saison. The color is a clear yellow with a thin and quickly disappearing head. The aroma is sweet with natural fruit notes rather than the sugary notes I am used to tasting in a saison. I believe the high alcohol level is responsible for the difference. The finish is very nice and wet yet light and enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerViking (3844) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 26, 2008
75cl bottle, from 2be in Bruges. Has a wired-on champagne cork, still with some sediment though, unlike a champagne. Deep gold in colour with a big white head and crisp, slightly peppery and fruity aroma. The flavour is then a rich and spicey/hoppy bitterness with hints of citrus and a full bosy. Lovely.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GMCC2181 (1582) - Newark, Delaware, USA - DEC 25, 2008
UPDATED: JAN 12, 2009 750ml bottle courtesy of me. Nice pop off the cork. Poured into a snifter. Muddy orange in color, big frosty white head. Aroma of yeast, spices and a earthy tone. Taste is a sweet, dry, touch of spices, yeasty and a little earthy. Funky sourness...9.5 percent really? Super smooth, perfect example of what a saison should taste like. Great beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Borresteijn (6079) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - DEC 24, 2008
37,5cl Bottle. Cloudy golden colour, lasting white head. Fruity aroma with notes of yeast, spices, a hint of sourness. Flavour is spicy, yeast, sweet and sour fruits, with a good bitter finish. Rich, smooth mouthfeel, slightly dry. Really good stuff.

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