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

bottled
common

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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 518   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Yearly limited release - 250 kegs, 500 numbered bottles - initially only for the home market but now available for general release in supermarkets. 30 kegs were unfiltered.


4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ysok02 (179) - MOns, BELGIUM - JAN 8, 2015
Belle robe blonde aux reflets dorés. Nez puissant avec des belles notes houblonnées mais aussi fruitées et levurées. Un bouche à l’attaque ronde, élégante et une finale amère et sèche d’une belle longueur. Un très belle saison que je suis curieux de goûter d’ici quelques mois.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
artyom (598) - Osijek, CROATIA - DEC 31, 2014
0.375l bottle. Hazy dark yellow color with rocky white head and nice lacing. Aroma is malt, yeast, coriander and hops. Taste is sweet with spices. Medium body and oily texture. Overall it’s nice beer with great aroma.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kajestudio (3) - Alabama, USA - DEC 27, 2014 does not count
Very fruity aroma, has a cloudy appearance, somewhat opaque, more on the sweeter side than bitter, has a creamy texture with average carbonation

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
loco_gallego (212) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 27, 2014
Blonde assez voilée. Grosse mousse blanche persistante. Houblonnage modéré, floral et herbeux. Orange-citrus, et levures. En bouche assez fruitée, peu sucrée... amertume herbeuse moyenne avec pas mal de longueur. Petite acidité citrus. Levures et poivre. Bien du corps avec une grosse carbonatation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
berntholer (1175) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - DEC 27, 2014
ivorywhite head fades with foamhead and structured lacing. orange blonde colour. aroma is pilsmalt, hops, also "meurs" a bitje, yeasty, peachy, sugar. taste like aroma, slight sourishness aftertaste is pronounced bitter with long bitter finish. dry mouthfeel, medium body and carbonation. bottle 37,5cl / bbf mar-2017

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pailhead (5347) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - DEC 26, 2014
On tap: The aroma consists of banana, Belgian yeast, pepper, light citrus, florals, and a touch of clove. It pours a mostly transparent golden-orange with just a touch of haze. It has a large white head that has good retention before eventually fading to a thick film outlined by an even thicker ring. The flavor starts with some light banana, a touch of honey, citrus, and cereal notes. There are some faint Belgian yeast notes in the background. The finish has light-moderate apple, grass, light florals, and faint pepper. It’s light bodied with somewhat lively carbonation, but it never becomes prickly. Overall, while I don’t love this beer, it is a nice beer...and probably a good reminder of what Saisons really are.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
MMR (425) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 25, 2014
UPDATED: FEB 11, 2015 Another brilliant beer by the Brasserie Dupont. It is a wonderful beer with a brilliant champaign-like aroma and the most brilliant aroma of hops and alcohol. Has the most wonderful bitter palate.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ksiwzos (80) - GREECE - DEC 23, 2014
Very light color, hazy with a white head, lasting and beautifully lacing. Aroma of light candy, light spicy esters, spicy and floral hops. Flavor is quite hoppy and fruity ballanced with the light sweetness. Quite dry but medium to full bodied. Amazing but needs a bit more hops to differentiate enough from the original.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vaiz (3709) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - DEC 17, 2014
Bottle at home. Clear golden pour, thick white head. Aroma of spicy hops, slighty fruity, floral and a bit of yeast. Flavor is quite bitter, fruity, clean and very full bodied. Great balance. Nice brew, but it differs only slightly from the original.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pras (506) - Maryland, USA - DEC 14, 2014
Hazy yellow with a TON of head. Aromas of belgian yeast, bready, etc. Flavor was much the same, classic saison, with a hop punch at the end. Very enjoyable.


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