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Brewed by Brasserie Dupont
Style: Traditional Ale
Tourpes-Leuze, Belgium

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RATINGS: 334   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Brewed in the ancient Gallic style for the archaeological site at Aubechies.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
olsvammel (3030) - Örebro, SWEDEN - APR 21, 2014
Bottle from Systembolaget. Fruity and herbal smell. Herbal bitter taste with ripe fruit and a belgian yeast character. A bit boozy but besides that nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ktwse (1961) - SWEDEN - APR 20, 2014
Pours hazy orange amber with medium white head. Aroma of citrus, elderflower, grass, wheat. Taste is sweet, spicy and peppery. Long peppery finish. Body is medium to full and creamy with average carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lilja (1585) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 20, 2014
Smak och doft av humle, aprikos, belgisk jäst, apelsin, citrus, honung, gräs och hö, örter. Fruktig, lagom sötma, välbalanserad, god beska med smak av citrusskal.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
CarlJonas (212) - Linköping, SWEDEN - APR 13, 2014
Slightly cloudy, straw yellow liquid, big white head that quickly dissipates leaving a long lasting lid. Peppery, phenolic aroma with a little skunk, flowers and lemongrass. The taste is quite refreshing, a bit zesty and slightly vinous. The finish is dry with hints of lingering lemon peal bitterness. Medium carbonation. The mouthfeel is quite wine-like as well in an oily sort of way. Zesty and refreshing sums it up I guess, really nice.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SamTheBarrel (409) - Vallentuna, SWEDEN - APR 10, 2014
750ml green corked and caked bottle, poured into a Tulip glass. Appearance is cloudy straw colored with a medium sized frothy beige head, that when reduced left no lacing. Aroma of herbs, hay, banana, and lemon peels. Flavour of herbs, spices, lemon peels, wheat bread and a hint of alcohol. Palate is medium bodied, soft texture and average carbonation. Overall a good beer, flavours dominated by herbs and spices, quite similar to a Saison in style.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
terrybail (594) - London, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 22, 2014
750 ml bottle nice Belgian taste and aroma a little spicy and peeper undertones not bad

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
deanso (5181) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 19, 2014
Sample at the Klooster Dupont tasting. Decent white head. Cloudy golden blond pour. A little pepper in the aftertaste. Nice

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ClarkVV (3892) - Allston, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 9, 2014
2011 bottle, drunk 2012 as "Posca Rustica".
Wonderful Dupont pour (I get sick of re-describing the dupont appearance, which is always perfect).
Soft herbs in the nose are neither astringent or aggressive and are wedded perfectly with light chocolate, honey and toffee. Esters brighten things, adding citrus, while dry clove and pepper phenols help keep it on the dry side.
I’ve wanted to try this beer forever and it’s a bit anticlimactic upon having it, as it’s just very well-rounded, balanced and quite subtle. Soft malts, fluffy carbonation and a slightly oily texture. Malty, but spicy as well and incredibly wine-like on the finish, thanks to all the herbs and the Dupont yeast. Delicious. Curious to see how this ages. Very reserved for an 8% abv beer.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
crazy_cat_lady (120) - - FEB 18, 2014
February 16, 2014. 750mL bottle from LCBO. Straw, lemon, sweet aroma. Golden yellow colour. Touch of sour in both aroma and taste. Farmhouse character, lemony flavours. Nice beer. I do prefer their Saison over this one though.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
zaf (239) - ITALY - FEB 18, 2014
classico stile belga..birrificio dupont che quasi si replica imitando la bon voeux..meno saison di quest’ultima e più in stile belgian ale


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