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


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RATINGS: 1678   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (14094) - Woodland, California, USA - JAN 8, 2008
Bottle from Marcus (thanks!) at wine frig temperature. Very yeasty aroma, accompanied by citrus and light brownish sugar. Hazy orangey gold color with a white head that persisted. Mild lacing. Medium bodied with creamy carbonation. Flavor is yeasty, lightly fruity (apricot, peach, that sort of fruit) with a nice level of bitter - which could be floral. There is some spicey tingle; peppery? The finish is dry, clean, a little bit puckery. Drinks very nicely. Could be a tad funky, as thereís a woody note. The flavors move around as drinking progresses and the glass warms. Great.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
FatPhil (13867) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 28, 2007
UPDATED: SEP 27, 2014 750ml bottle (Porvoo Harvest/Dark Beer Festival 2007) (5:2:7:3:14=3.1)
hazy rich yellow, thin to no head. light sweet malt and spicy aroma. quite lively in the mouth. a good sweet malty body, but a wickedly peppery hoppiness quickly comes over. A tad alcoholic.
Rerate: 375ml bottle (Schrammi Keller, Tartu) (7:4:6:3:13=3.3)
Totally massive aroma - itís belgian tripel exploding all over the place, the glass cannot contain it at all, has the perfumey aspects of a tripel, but thereís a lovely saisony aspect, a spicey sharpness, too - thatís the Dupont terroire which makes their saisons so good. Taste initially has quite an alcoholic kick, but after a few sips that just fades away. Itís a lovely back-to-its-roots belgian ale, has a nice perfumey grain and noble hop component, but the saisony grunge is there too. Finish just has a light white pepperiness to it, to accompany the sweet grains. Shame about the alcohol, itís in that Le Trappe territory, it could be called a quad at this boost.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tmoney99 (13469) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 10, 2006
Corked bottle. Poured hazy orange color with a large frothy white head that was lasting with excellent lacing. Heavy spicy fruit aroma. Medium to full body with a sticky texture. Medium blalanced flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. Solid complex drinkable beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (13284) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAR 19, 2006
750ml bottle poured a hazy gold with a large, lasting white head. Aromas of apple, pineapple, yeast and a hint of spice. Palate was light bodied and crisp. Flavors of light fruit and a hint of spice with a dry, bittersweet finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (13235) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 18, 2003
(750ml bottle): Hazy golden with quickly dissipating off-white head. Aroma is medium sweet, perfumy, orange peel, light floral, light coriander, yeasty. Taste is flavorful, orange, spicy (coriander). Finishes with moderately sweet alcohol light burn.warming. Soft mouthfeel. Very tripelesque.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HenrikSoegaard (13147) - Randers, DENMARK - MAY 28, 2010
Bottle. Creamy white good mostly lasting head. Yellow colour. moderate malty and heavy hoppy and yeasty aroma. Citrus and hay notes. Moderate bitter nice fruity flavor. Long moderate bitter finish. Creamy palate. excellent saison.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Christian (12885) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 22, 2007
UPDATED: MAR 23, 2009 Cloudy yellow with a small white head. Complex aroma with herbs (rosemary and sage), orange peel, mango and grassy hops. Dry bready malt flavur with spices and hops, and some pumpkin-like nuttiness. Fruity notes of peach and pineapple. Very herbal and quite bitter finish. Did I mention complex? Make sure you get a bottle to yourself to fully appreciate it!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lubiere (12880) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 3, 2004
Hazy gold beer with a nice thick white head. Spiced up yeasty aroma with belgian style-hops. Dance of malts and hops and orange peels with bitter hops. nice lacool warmth and delightful body. Wants to stay in my mouth. Merci a MT.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
bu11zeye (12717) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 1, 2004
(Bottle) Pours a cloudy yellow color with a beautiful frothy white head. Has a good complexity of malt, citrus, and spice. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (12511) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 2, 2012
Bottle at CP&K. It pours cloudy light orange, with a large, long-lasting white head. The nose is full of tangy fruit - orange, kiwi, white grape, melon and pear, as well as farmyard and spice. The taste is farmyard, spice, tart orange, citrus peel, tangerine, mango, bread and some alcohol warmth, with a long-dry finish. Medium body, moderate carbonation and foamy mouth-feel. Well balanced and well made.

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