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


on tap

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RATINGS: 1675   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.9/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
Bons Vúux (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 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jwardell (23) - Newton, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 22, 2008
On tap. Excellent head, nice dark blond color. A light taste that did an amazing job masking its high alcohol content.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
after4ever (7577) - Brier, Washington, USA - FEB 20, 2008
750, corked and baled. Crystal clear dark gold with a towering platinum blonde head. Acres of fuzzy lace. Medium body, soft carb. Beautifully presented. Sweet grass, floral notes, caramel, and general goodness on the mid-palate. Long slightly sugary finish. Compared to the aged Moinette Blonde I just cracked, this is a bit of a piker, but I bet itís lovely in time. Iím hip to pretty much everything at the top of Dupontís line, though--these guys arenít playiní around.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (12100) - Escondido, California, USA - FEB 19, 2008
750 mL bottle purchased at Liquor Max in Loveland, CO. Pours hazy dark yellow with an average, frothy, white head, lasting with good lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (grain, hay, straw), average hops (herbs, grass), heavy yeast (horse blanket, barnyard, earth) with notes of grape, pepper, and wine. Medium bodied, sticky texture, lively carbonation, and a bitter finish. Average duration, light sweetness, moderate acidity and bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Syd (921) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 19, 2008
750 pours light amber gold with a pillow like white head and cobweb lace that seems to morph into spot lace. The aroma is banana, spicy and yeasty - not much funk. The flavor is sweet, banana, pear, peach, spicy, yeasty, some slight hops, with some minor funk. The palate is nice and rich for the style. The alcohol is nowhere to be tasted or smelled. There is a lingering sour or yeast flavor that really balances out the sweetness well. It gets ultra yeasty and spiced near the bottom - I donít waste the yeast. Overall, well done. Great for my birthday today!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ckau (26) - north east, Maryland, USA - FEB 17, 2008
Thick white head that disepated quickly. Golden orange in color with good sweetness. Dry to finish. Nicely carbonated,

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
emerson430 (95) - Lakewood, Ohio, USA - FEB 16, 2008
Draft at the Hopleaf in Chicago. Nice but short lasting white head. Not as funky as I expected from a Saison. The horseblanket I was expecting was more of a horse throw pillow. I would drink this again in a heartbeat but donít expect something sour or overly earthy!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (16771) - HÝjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 15, 2008
Bottle. Huge head with excellent duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are citrus, fruits and yeast. Nice bitter and acidic.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
AmEricanbrew (6727) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - FEB 15, 2008
Orange/yellow color with a decent white head. Big citrus fruit, earthy aroma with dry malts. Medium body. Nice merry go round of flavors range from lightly sweet to bone dry and tart with dusty malts, herbs, an earthy mustiness, grassy hops and lemon; a pretty complex brew here. The finish here is dust bowl dry. Very good. 2177

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kmeves (1098) - Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 12, 2008
Hazy golden in color with a thick creamy head that remains and nice lacing. The Aroma is bready, bret yeast, pear and hay. Flavor is spicy aged lemon, wheat and sweet malty spices. Medium to full body, crisp and clean. Highly carbonated, long dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
weaselkenievil (1608) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - FEB 12, 2008
Iím sure skyway tuffs were made of dupont. They never tasted this good though. At the beer festival in Manchester, though Iíve had it before from our kid. Great aroma, great taste. Fucking belting.

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