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


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RATINGS: 1646   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 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (4029) - Kyoto, JAPAN - NOV 23, 2015
DuPont Avec Les Bons Voeux 9.5% Picked up this Winter Seasonal Belgian Tripel last winter in Rome but it is widely available in Japan at all fine retailers with a better than average belgian beer selection. Pouring a dense orange-honey hold with a big aroma: tart, fruits(peach & pear), white pepper and a rich wine like character.  Fairly full bodied, it has a raspy round carbonation but finished very dry. The taste is plums, stone fruits, nuts (maybe almonds?) & some spiciness. Remarkably light flavor for a 9.5% beer. You don't taste it but you definitely get that warmth radiating from your happy stomach. Really nice stuff. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
AnG_BrgNor (332) - Bergen, NORWAY - NOV 20, 2015
0,75 Bottle, Vinmonopolet. Aroma is yeast, alcohol and fruity. Taste is well balanced between malt, fruits and alcohol. This is a very nice beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (15632) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 20, 2015
Keg at Moeder Lambic Fontainas, 20/11/15. Hazed golden orange with a decent off white covering. Nose is fruit cake, caramel, orange rind, light bread, yeast, trace of spice. Taste comprises bitter orange, candied fruit peel, straw, fruit loaf, caramel, light vanilla essence. Medium + bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close with warming alcohol. Solid well balanced affair as opposed to the usual sugary boost jus. Deserves it’s place at the top of the triple tree.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cristobal37 (630) - Budapest, HUNGARY - NOV 19, 2015
Lovely aroma of hops and heavy yeasty scent. Fluffy foamy head on a hazy golden yellow. Immediately tart, fresh floral and slightly bitter hops, strong yeast presence, spices like black pepper. At once simple in that you get an exemplary tripel, but also quite complex in its mixture of this doughy and spicy yeast character. Really cool. Dupont knows what’s up.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kaser (5119) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 18, 2015
Bright orange with white fluffy head. Poured from draft as part of a flight at Compass in Chicago. Tropical and banana lemon and grassy flavor. Usually don't love this style, but I love this beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
kokkenrolv (262) - Bergen, NORWAY - NOV 13, 2015
Bottle. Aroma is peaches, bread doug, hints of citrus zest and spice. Golden, hazy, nice medium head. Medium sweet, medium bitter, taste is sugar, citrus zest, hints of marzipan and hops, some alcohol. Medium body medium+ carbonation, nice mouthfeel, some warming from alcohol, long bitter aftertaste. Very nice!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
leghorn99 (198) - Livorno, ITALY - NOV 12, 2015
Nel bicchiere si presenta di un bel color dorato carico velato, con sfumature arancio; generosa la schiuma, biancastra, fine e cremosa e dalla discreta persistenza. Il naso è splendidamente raffinato: luppolo, lievito speziato, lieve nota rustica; miele d’arancio, albicocca disidratata e frutta candita (pesca, arancio). In bocca troviamo note di crosta di pane, di miele, di frutta gialla (pesca ed albicocca) e di arancia; la dolcezza è molto ben bilanciata da una lieve acidità (lattica) che riesce a rendere la Bon Vœux molto scorrevole e quasi rinfrescante al palato. Porta in dote una pulizia ed un equilibrio pressoché da manuale, ed è solamente alla fine, nel retrogusto ricco di frutta sotto spirito, che l’alcool si manifesta con un morbido tepore. Stupisce per il modo in cui l’alcool viene nascosto (9,5%); il corpo è medio, discreta la carbonazione per un risultato finale molto gradevole e morbido.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
vincentvega72 (286) - Terneuzen, NETHERLANDS - NOV 11, 2015
Goudblond bier met lichte oranje gloed. Mooie witte schuimkraag die goed aan het glas blijft plakken. Zurig fris aroma. Granny Smith appels, beetje azijn. Goed doordrinkbaar ondanks de 9,5 % abv. Lekkere warme afdronk in de keel die goed blijft hangen. Droog en beetje plakkerig gevoel in de mond na elke slok zodat je eigenlijk niks anders kunt doen dan nog een slok te nemen. Lekker !!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SinH4 (2102) - Garching, GERMANY - NOV 10, 2015
Hazy orange color with fluffy white head. Aroma is barnyard, yeasty, fruit-estery, heavy wheat, bananas, vanilla, a bit citrusy. Taste is a complex flavour explosion: Fermented apples, a touch of vinegar, lemons, wheat, spicy yeasts, heavy mouthfeel, not too sweet, warming boozy finish, high carbonation. Best Triple I’ve ever had. I respect Triples, although it’s not my favourite style, but this one completely overwhelmed me. Probably because I like yeast-forward stuff and this has barnyard and vinegar flavours and is very Saison-y.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
martin00sr (2136) - Haderslev, DENMARK - NOV 9, 2015
Bottle. Hazy orange, airy white froth. Sweet malt aroma, some spice and yeast, appropriate amounts of glue later on. Flavour is sweet, malty with notes of banana candy and whiffs of alcohol. Finish is cornflakes, very malty. Soft and creamy mouthfeel with nice bitter bite.

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