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

bottled
common

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RATINGS: 438   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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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.


murphym45's rating

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
murphym45 (769) - New York, New York, USA - AUG 11, 2011
Bottle. Pours cloudy orange with a foamy white head. Aroma is spicy with citrus hops, yeast, orange, clove. Dry and smooth, yeasty, dry spicy finish, quite tasty.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Garrold (1149) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 31, 2014
Bottle from Beermoth, Manchester. Hazy, dark straw colour. Bubbly, sticky, white head. Fresh, bready, and fusty yeast. Grassy, lemon hop. Taste is bone dry, and light bitter. Dry, crisp, zesty palate. A light, oily hop there, too. Finish is off dry, and light, grassy bitter. Lovely.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
caesar (4966) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - JUL 30, 2014
Bottled from Lekker Bier, 2014 version BB 03/2017, large sample, served in a trappist glass. Hazy yellow to golden color, big rocky white head. Aroma of spicy and peppery yeast, slight onion and garlic, soft hoppy, bit grassy. Soft bitterness in taste, quite dry and sparkling. Medium to high carbonation, low to medium body. Fresh hoppy version of a Saison Dupont. Good balance.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
giorgos_gtc (39) - GREECE - JUL 28, 2014
Sparkling enough with not a strong taste and aroma. I m not sure if it has some hops or maybe some bachars.not the best one in my opinion.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sjohnh (123) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 27, 2014
It’s just Saison DuPont with a bit more fruit. Except ... Saison DuPont is one of my favourite beers, so this is very very good. Cloudy straw coloured, with more frothy head than a cappuccino. Some fruity zest alongside the peppery spices on the nose, creamy mouthfeel, more citrus in the taste than regular SD, and more spice alongside the bitterness in the finish. Refreshing, tasty, great.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
shoulderbroken (1909) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JUL 26, 2014
2014 version at Hiranoya. Lots of hops, grassy, light citrus, good bite. Bit creamy further down. Refreshing. I like this. I can’t describe it. Bit of the bon voeux sweetness about it, but still light and refreshing like the original SD is. Good stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leini (736) - SWEDEN - JUL 26, 2014
375ml bottle. Golden, slightly hazy, body with a huge lace-leaving white head. Hay, barnyard, spices and yeast.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
queenholly (2863) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - JUL 23, 2014
Draft @ Three Fires. Fruity pineapple, citrus, bready malt ,and floral white grape aroma. Hazy straw gold with a small white head. Sweet citrus, Belgian yeast, bready malt, grassy/citrusy hops flavor and white grape came out as it warmed. Light body, moderate carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wvhoran (93) - Rotterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 23, 2014
Bottle. Golden-amber with a white head. Aroma is white pepper, very lightly peachy, grassy, yeast. Flavour is yeasty, lightly peppery, some fresh citrusy hop notes. Rather mild and subdued. Suits a summer night but my palate was still somersaulting over De Molen’s Vuur en Vlam which had superb heavy-hitting hop flavours.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sdmmb (736) - USA - JUL 22, 2014
2014 edition drunk from 375cl bottle bought at Malting Pot, Brussels. Pleasant hoppy seasonal beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Garlic_of_Doom (444) - SWEDEN - JUL 22, 2014
Hazy amber, small white head. Fresh hops, yeasty and fruity aroma. Dry fresh taste, light malt and the usual yeasty peppery thingy going on. Light body, soft carbonation, dry mouth feel. Dry yeasty bitter after taste.
Perfect thirst quencher on a humid summers day.


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