olio (6168) - Tampere, - MAY 1, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
33 cl bottle.
Originally rated on 20110524.
Pours hazy orange color with large head. Aroma of lemony fruits, spices, yeast and grass. Flavor of fruits, lemon, apricot, spices and yeast. Very refreshing with strong CO2.
Beerhunter111 (7390) - Hasborn, GERMANY - SEP 17, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Trübes goldenes Bier mit schöner weißen Schaumkrone. Geruch fruchtig malzig, belgische Hefe, Gewürze. Geschmack kräftig malzig, sehr fruchtig, hefig, würzig.
mjik83 (137) - - SEP 12, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
33cl flesje bij Zeezicht, Breda
Alcoholpercentage van 8,5%
Uitgeschonken in blanco kelk glas
Uiterlijk: Goudoranje kleurig met dikke witte schuimkraag
Aroma en smaak:fruitig als banaan, bitter, gistig
Conclusie: Conclusie: aparte smaak, zal geen favoriet worden
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
allmyvinyl (3345) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 6, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
330ml bottle from Appellation Wines, cheers Ash! Pours clear gold, massive white head, a lot of floaters! High carbonation. Aromas are spice, oranges, bready yeast. Taste is more of the same, slightly boozy. Warming finish. Good.
bonkiedeaap (261) - Leerdam, NETHERLANDS - SEP 5, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle from de Bierschuur in Poppel. The beer has a yellow/golden color and nice large white head with a lot of bubbles. The aroma is very fruity, tones of citrus (lemon like) and very spicy, like coriander. The taste is full bodied, very fruity and complex, with sweet, chewy, caramelized pale malt. Finishes with minimal hop bitterness and a slightly viscous quality. Warming, rich, and exceptionally enjoyable.
Marko (3932) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - AUG 25, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Again, huge thanks to Mario from Dva Tona for organizing the tasting and most generously sharing these with us!
Golden body, white head. Sweet aroma, apples, fresh figs, apricot, slightly tart, nice and complex - so totally Belgian. Spicy, creamy yeasty taste, light citric notes, cloves, bitterness. Pleasant and flawless - good job Dupont!
wvhoran (239) - Tasmania, - AUG 22, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Clear golden color with a whopping white head. The aroma is pleasant, with malts, spices, orange. The flavour is smooth with yeast, fruity, spicy notes. Really, on the whole it’s rather balanced and drinkable which is typical of Dupont beers.
mikske79 (1242) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 14, 2014
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Een van de lekkerste blonde bieren dat ik ooit gedronken heb. Echt een aanrader.
Jabic (427) - Brigantine, New Jersey, USA - AUG 9, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Ar: Pear, peach, orange peel - some light toasted malt - rosy perfume.
Ap: Golden and hazy - medium white head with moderate retention, leaves a finely bubbled ring and spotty cover of foam.
T: Peach, banana, and rose - warming - perfume and medium-low, herbal bitterness - some honey and strawberry - finish is more peach and banana.
P: Light body with very high carbonation - finish is dry.
O: A good saison, though not my favorite Dupont offering - the fruit, light malt, and spice characters are all present.
Jado (527) - Camp Hill, AUSTRALIA - AUG 1, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
From 340 ml bottle. Pours a hazy gold with a lasting white head and lively carbonation. Some yeast in suspension evident. Aromas of fresh apples, cloves, banana, pepper and flowers. Taste is sweet apple and peach at first, giving way to some prickly lemon zest and pepper bitterness. Slips off to light banana and clove towards the end. Creamy mouth feel and a spicy aftertaste. Good stuff.
GoufCustom (823) - HONG KONG - JUL 26, 2014
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
330 ml bottle bought at Gorgeous Wine & Cigar in Yuen Long.
Looks: Cloudy hazy light muddy-straw colour with thin layer of yeast sediments; Half finger head and crumpety white foam which lasted for 1 minute. Excellent sticky lacing with near zero carbonation.
Aroma: Very fragrant Pils-like malt, with strong grapefruit, passion fruit, banana, strong vanilla, light sugar, honey, very strong Bel yeast, bread, dough, nice phenolics and spices.
Taste: Medium sweet malt, with very fresh grapefruit, strong fresh lime, strong floral nectar, molasses, nice phenolic, strong Bel yeast, strong bitter hops and strong sharp grass.
Body: Mid to light. Slick and creamy palate.
Mouth Feel: Fairly good Pils maltyness. Taste is driven by very fresh and fruity grapefruit, citrus and sharp grass. Strong but non-cloying floral nectar sweetness which blends well with the hops. Really nice! Light bready, good phenolic, it reminds me of Brugse Zot but with a more intense and thorough taste. Great!
Hoppiness: Intense fresh grapefruit, lime, passionfruit, floral in aroma and taste. Bitterness is very strong , a couple pars below German Pils, still really astringent and sharp grass to balance the sweetness very nicely for a long lasting moderately bitter finish.
After Taste: Slightly dry. Creamy, very fruity and hoppy to mouth.
Comments: This is more or less a stronger version of Brugse Zot: its ester and fruits maybe a little less varied, but just as refreshing, tasty and strong. Topped with intensely strong hops, matching strong sweetness and smooth taste. Its shabby looks maybe forgiven. Taste and good vibes is all that matter, and this one is a stand out Strong Belgian Pilsener, much more so than Duvel. Highly recommended!