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


on tap

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RATINGS: 2233   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
hawkshadow (107) - Rural Retreat, Virginia, USA - MAY 2, 2005
2003 375ml bottle. Aroma is moderately yeasty (barnyard, musty) light hops(hay, lemon) Pours hazy yellow, large lasting white head. Starts slightly bitter, very little sweet, light lemon. Finishes pleasing long dry and warming. Exciting with an exploding cork. Overall refreshing and clean taste, very palatable!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Terminus (3250) - Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA - MAY 2, 2005
333ml bottle-pours a cloudy apricot/hazy orange hue with a sudsy white head. Agressive carbonation true to style. Banana, corriander, brett, slight barnyard/farmhouse aroma that was present, but not pungent like the monitte i had a week earlier. Sour, spicy flavors that consisted of banana, lemon, herbal notes, brett funk and some grains. Fizzy body, but true to style. Probably the best saison i have ever had.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lou18 (1353) - West Paterson, New Jersey, USA - MAY 1, 2005
This was very nice. Poured a cloudy orange with off white fizzy head. Lacing was good. Citrus and grass and yeasty nose. Taste had banana and grape and spice, pepper? The malt was hidden really. Very good Saison.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
notwoohoo (109) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - APR 29, 2005
Saison Dupont Greens Buford Highway Atlanta, GA Wonderful Saison. Spicy with earthy tones, some malt aroma. Starts estery and spicy and finishes smooth and yeasty. Well worth the price, I love this beer. Bottle was stored on its side (I could see the yeast sediment), why oh why :)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KAggie97 (3529) - Ugly, Hot, and Humid Spring, Texas, USA - APR 23, 2005
Pours cloudy orange like a good block of cheddar, with a thick, ivory head. Aroma is yeast and citrus, with a hint of malt. The mouthfeel is between thick and thin. First taste presents several spices, notably nutmeg and ginger. The finish is yeasty, with a cameo by the malt. A nice saison that is worth the price.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nate (3727) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 23, 2005
Spicy peppery hints in mildly sweet estery fruitiness. Yeasty and barnyard bitter with astringency and notes of peach. Golden amber, slight haze, with creamy-rocky meringue off-white lacing head. Medium to thin body with mild-medium carbonation. Starts fruity and spicy, with beautiful round estery notes and yeastiness. Finish is sweet with strong bitterness and floral notes. Chalky and papery after. Nice saison, and seemed to have traveled well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
kms399 (267) - plymouth, Minnesota, USA - APR 22, 2005
wow the head never goes down! smells very earthy. has some light citris notes lighlty malty, with a soft hoppiness. it has been like 8 minutes and i can finaly drink this. taste is very soft and silky. citrisy, spice, a bit dry or tart. my first of this style and i must say i love it. and to think i passed it up almoast every time i went to the store.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
aspidites (1272) - manteca, California, USA - APR 20, 2005
A wonderful beer of great finesse and amazing depth. Nice conditioning with good release of gases. tart citric and grassy notes with a nice spice follow on. Mild plantain and grape with a very earthy quality. coriander, white pepper, nutmeg, basil,tobacco, and hop notes. Very refreshing tart finish with a nice bitter hop note.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
IMtheOptimator (1161) - Bethel, Connecticut, USA - APR 13, 2005
Poured golden and effervescent with a tall fizzy white head. First pour was clear, but became cloudier as the bottle emptied. Pungent aroma of spice and grass, similar to a pilsener. Distinctive taste that follows from the aroma, though not quite as sharp, with undertones of apple. Very dry finish. Refreshing and complex.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Bockyhorsey (2610) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - APR 9, 2005
Aroma was of a barnyard alright. Reminded me when I spent those hot humid summer hours in the baling hay. Flavor was bitter and that didn’t do much for my taste buds. Dry finish. Cloudy yellow body with big white head. Left a lot of lacing on the glass.

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