Brewed by Brasserie Dupont
Style: Saison
Tourpes-Leuze, Belgium
Serve in Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 619   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Biere de Miel is bottle conditioned and contains only water, barley and wheat, honey, hops and yeast. It has a marvelously delicate scent of honey, balnaced by a dry palate, resulting in a beer that is both estery and refreshing.

Disclaimer: Both the normal and the organic (biologique) version.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
electrotype (320) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 27, 2014
Je trouve que ça sent franchement bon! Miel mais aussi fleurs sauvages sont de la partie. L’odeur est assez pénétrante et c’est tant mieux car c’est un plaisir pour le nez! Il y a vraiment quelque chose dans cette odeur qui m’envoûte... En bouche, c’est pétillant à souhait et le corps est très bien... C’est très "vivant" comme bière. Vraiment très bon... C’est sucré mais sans tomber dans l’excès. C’est remplie de flaveurs explosives de miel et de fleurs. Wow!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kingstoni (1669) - FINLAND - SEP 27, 2014
Bottle. Hazy deep golden color with a medium sized foamy white head. Sugary aroma of apricot, grain and peas. Sweet earthy taste with some sourness.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mile (3314) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 27, 2014
Bottle. Golden, cloudy, average and fully diminishing head. Moderate, malty - lightly wheaty and sweet aroma, some fruitiness with honey, light spiciness (coriander) and hoppyness. Body medium, malty - lightly wheaty and sweetish flavor, light fruitiness with honey, light hoppyness. Finish is average, malty - lightly wheaty and lightly sweetish - sweetish, some honey and light spiciness with light hoppyness, faint alcohol. Saison with honey - not for me. Way too sweet being saison.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kleurplaatje (80) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - AUG 21, 2014
UPDATED: OCT 6, 2014 25cl bottle poured into tulip glass. Quite hazy blond beer with creamy white head that disappears too quickly according to my liking and which remains thin. Aromas of honey, yeast, wheats and honey are remarkable. Did I mention the honey already? Indeed, it’s been largely honey in the first quarter. The taste is moderately sweet, slightly bitter and slightly dry in its finish. The aftertaste reminds us of the honey and gives it a clear sweet honey-ish character in general. Despite the 8% abv, it lacks that warmish feeling of the alcohol (dangerously well hidden though). Medium body with a bit of a creamy texture and quite lively carbonation. Reminded me a bit of a Belgian tripel and wheat beers, but it is just a bit in the middle. Less stronger than a tripel and a bit sweeter than most wheat beers. Nice and enjoyable brew with a soft feeling and an interesting honey (after)taste. Not that extremely special, but it would be lovely to have one or two bottles on a rainy day in autumn.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Koelschtrinker (11987) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - AUG 21, 2014
Südlich heller, deutlich hefiger Antrunk. Hell würzig, zu süß, hell malzig, etwas Kaugummi. Nicht wirklich rund. 10/9/8/8//7

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alengrin (2928) - BELGIUM - AUG 14, 2014
UPDATED: AUG 15, 2014 Artisanal organic honey beer from the brewery which practically invented organic beers in Belgium (and practically invented saison for that matter, but anyway). Creamy, dense, sticky head, stable at the edges of the glass, colour amber with a brownish hue, misty. Powerful, rich and refreshing aroma of artisanal honey, chocolate, gingerbread, brandy, balsamic vinegar, strawberry, gin, dates; soft malty taste, caramel, honeyish middle, becoming dryer towards the finish, spicy hops, complex but less than expected considering the promising aroma. Nevertheless a beautiful and exemplary honey ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Camons (7003) - Hasselager, DENMARK - AUG 10, 2014
Draught @ Moeder Lambic, Fontainas. Pours hazy dark yellow with a creamy white head. Aroma of malt, yeast, little sweet, grass, light peach. Flavor is rather sweet, malt, yeast, little spice, honey, grass, little fruity. Medium body, lively carbonation, some alcohol in the finish. 280714

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wvhoran (390) - Tasmania, - AUG 6, 2014
Bottle. Cloudy orange with a large off-white head. Nice esters, toasty malt, yeast, fruits, obvious honey. Flavour is sweet malt, yeast, honey. I like this beer not for it’s masterful balance or harmonious flavours but because it is unique and enjoyable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
3fourths (8465) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - AUG 3, 2014
33cl bottle. I have a hard time with this... minty spearmint gum / mint lifesavers crossing over into medicinal "Icy Hot" territory, and once that association is set it’s hard to get past. Malt is bready / lightly toasty, yeast is super phenolic, honey character minimal (for me), hops nearly nonexistent. Medium body, sweet and syrupy, sticky even. Honey-ish in the mouth, unlike the nose, but still minty and medicinal. Sorry folks, as much as I love Dupont, this one is beyond me.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
mikske79 (1277) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 3, 2014
Zeer diverse smaak maar het was absoluut een tegenvaller. Hoeveel keer je er ook een slok van neemt, het wordt niet beter

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