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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 458   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76   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.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
tarjei (1954) - Bryne, NORWAY - MAY 20, 2012
On tap at Fermentoren, København. Lovely mixture of the caracteristic saison and lots of hops. Want more!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jesperhammer (2868) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 13, 2012
10-MAY-2012, bottle @DØE Ølfestival 2012. Milky white with lasting high off-white head. Yeasty nose with clove, banana, and the works. Taste is the same but hoppy as well. Creamy and delicious. Really nice saison. Certainly one of the better.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Holmen1 (2397) - Stavanger, NORWAY - MAY 13, 2012
At Copenhagen Beer Festival: Ltd.Edition 2012. A truly magnificent beer! 6,5% with a complex, long and warming (hint of pepper?) taste and aftertaste. Belgian ale with an extra dose of hops, superb.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tiong (3733) - Espoo, FINLAND - MAY 12, 2012
Draught @ Ølfestival København

2012 edition - Pours light yellow with a small white head. Aroma of fruits, spices, yeast and earthy notes. Taste is fruity and spicy with some grassy hops and earthy notes. Finish is spicy and slightly earthy with some bitterness. Quite tasty, well balanced saison.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Borresteijn (4647) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAY 1, 2012
1.5L Bottle at AHBS. Hazy golden colour, thick white head. Aroma of dry pale malts, unbaked bread, light grassy hops, crackers, floral, lemon. Flavour is very malty, dry, bread, floral, pale malts, lemon, light grassy hops, dry floral finish with some lemon. Light to medium bodied, above average carbonation. Great beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bierbeek (97) - Beek, NETHERLANDS - APR 30, 2012
33cl bottle. Orange colour, big white head. Aromas of citrus and yeast. Taste is fruity, citrus and malts. Well balanced sourness. Hopbitter finish. My first saison, very nice and refreshing.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (5824) - Albertslund, DENMARK - APR 26, 2012
Tap at Mikkeller Bar. Hazy orange colour with a nice white head. Aroma and flavour of Malt, spice, fruit, hops and yeast.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bergstaden (1232) - Røros, NORWAY - MAR 28, 2012
Hazy golden with a white head - Aroma of spice and some yeast - Taste is of malts, some bitter hop and some spicy yeast notes - this was very good

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kryon (1358) - SWEDEN - MAR 10, 2012
Pours foggy yellow. Foamy foamy foam Aromas of citrus and some sour yeasts Fruity tastes some citrus. Sourness is fine Well balanced and quite well bodied for a saison. Honey like flavors stays on the tongue. Very good saison!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ktwse (1975) - SWEDEN - MAR 9, 2012
Best saison I've had, I think. Pours fizzy yellow with huge white head. Aroma is belgian yeast, wheat, tropical fruit. Taste is fresh, slightly bitter with a pleasant sourness. Light bodied with medium carbonation. Fairly long, mellow and slightly sweet finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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