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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: 2483   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned.
Saison Dupont is a classic Belgian farmhouse ale. This is a beautifully balanced, complex beer that has a refreshing fruitiness and long, dry finish. It is bottled unfiltered so it may be cloudy or have a slight sediment but this is normal and perfectly natural.

For export relabeled as "Vieille Provision".


4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
DanBurke (4) - AUSTRALIA - APR 29, 2016 does not count
New favourite. Bang on. Too pricy but why doesn’t the world know about this and at least try to replicate?

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HerrBierkoenig (1008) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 26, 2016
0,33l bottle from Damian Bottle Shop, Bratislava, Pours light cloudy straw golden liquid, medium frothy white head, Aroma: very nice wheat, banana, spicy, light phenolic, citrus, orange, Taste: medium sweet, light to medium bitter, wheat, banana, citrus, orange, spicy, light alcohol, light vinous, dry finish, Palate: medium body, lively carbonation, slick to dry mouthfeel, long spicy dry aftertaste, Overall: excellent, harmonic, ballanced, very drinkable, enjoyed.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Malty_Malt (1) - Moscow, RUSSIA - APR 26, 2016 does not count
A full bodied delicious saison. Well carbonated with a ever so slight taste of witbier. One of the best saisons in my book!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
esp0r (2624) - NORWAY - APR 25, 2016
Bottle enjoyed at home
Copper hazy, massive frothy white head. Smell of fruity yeast esters, cardemomme, clove, light malts, all in all a fantastic and inviting aroma. Light sweet, alot of fruity yeast flavors, spicy elements, more clove and cardemomme, some pepper, bone dry. Grassy tail, moderate to medium bitter. A superb saison!

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ZacM612 (479) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - APR 24, 2016
Cloudy golden with tall white head. Aroma is slightly spunky, otherwise fruity. A little bit of tartness. Dry finish. Pretty nice saison.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Speko (108) - DENMARK - APR 20, 2016
Bottle 0,33l. Pours yellow with large white head, good retention. Aroma of hops, yeast, flowers, a bit dusty. Taste is flowers, citrus, yeast, herbs, basement dusty, dry finish. Medium body and average carbonation. Light and refreshing beer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kauge (1266) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 19, 2016
Bottle from Sip in Tallinn. BB 05.2019. Pours cloudy light golden with a massive off-white head. Some bits floating around. Retention and lace very good. The aroma’s typically yeasty and citric with a nice fresh white bread sidenote. Notes of fermented apples and farmhouse basement dust. Tastes refreshing piquant juicy sweet upfront with herbal-grassy bitterness following. Dry grainy finish. Carbonation moderate, body medium. Not exactly my idea of a summertime sessionable light brew but very-very nice nonetheless.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tfredvik (1614) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 17, 2016
Pours a clear pale golden body with a huge, white, long-lived head. Sweet and strong aroma of clean Belgian yeast (no funk), spices and a general fruity feeling. Moderate flavour of Belgian yeast, spices and herbs, with lemon and juniper berries in the back. Light acidic taste with hints of bitterness in the quite sharp and herbal finish. Light and dry with a fairly lively carbonation. A nice saison.
[75 cl bottle shared with Svensenga smak & behag, enjoyed 2 years before BB date, from Vinmonopolet online

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Florya (1391) - Bergen, NORWAY - APR 15, 2016
How : bottle Appearance : cloudy orange with a medium white head. Aroma : fruits, fresh yeast, spice, floral and syrup. Palate : medium body, lively carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kiezmar (141) - POLAND - APR 14, 2016
Spicy aroma, some flowers, citrus and wild aromas. In taste fruity. W aromacie kwiatowo, cytrusowo, przyprawowe. W smaku lekko kwaśne, solidna goryczka, gładkie. Zaskakująca obecność nut dzikich. Ciekawe piwo.


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