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

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RATINGS: 2202   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.


hstreet's rating

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
hstreet (70) - Toronto, Ontario, - APR 18, 2013
Smells fruity...pale yellow in colour...nice frothy head...Solid bold crisp finish...Thanks for coming to canada!!! Loved it.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gopherfan99 (414) - CROATIA - AUG 16, 2014
Bottle; pours a cloudy yellow with a white head; has a floral aroma with some hints of citrus and yeast; taste is bittersweet citrus, yeast, and malt with some sourness and spices; has a dry finish; very nicely balanced beer

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
snoworsummer (2034) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - AUG 15, 2014
Draft. Pours opaque gold with a fizzy white head. Tastes like light herb, cracker malt, and creamy lemon. Light body and low carbonation. Smells like light yeast, light citrus, and light malt.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
mikske79 (1096) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 15, 2014
Een van de lekkerste saisons dat ik al geprobeerd heb, zoniet de lekkerste.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
klippx (46) - Solna, SWEDEN - AUG 15, 2014
Sour aroma, body is full of residual pigments. Taste is yeast, basically. Hints of farm house. Doesn't quite do it for me...

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hohops (272) - Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2014
Keg. Pours clear and golden, a white half-finger head, plenty of carbonation. Spicy fruity aromas, with a hint of zest. A bit fizzy in the mouth, slightly sour, some sweet fruits also, malts come through at the end. Nice.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dwm1034 (633) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 12, 2014
330 ML bottle at Publican in Chicago. Pours a bright but hazy color with dry fruit initial taste. Long sour finish. Very tasty.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BlackHaddock (3598) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - AUG 12, 2014
Had this many times while in Belgium but somehow missed rating/reviewing it. I purposely had a sample at the 2014 Brugge beer festival to write about: these are the notes reformulated. Slight haze to the golden yellow pour, huge white foaming crown on top. A yeasty earthiness to both the aroma and taste, sour fruits and spice notes throughout the tasting (as usual): this is a joy to drink, so full of different flavours and character. A true classic.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ljthiessen (354) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - AUG 10, 2014
Bottle. Cloudy pale yellow pour. A great standard saison - nice complex fruity aroma, flavourful yet easy drinking.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tightslice (171) - Redwood City, California, USA - AUG 8, 2014
UPDATED: AUG 10, 2014 Bottle from WFM in Redwood City, CA. Pours a hazy straw with a big foamy head. Aroma is cereal grains, tinny, a bit of corn. Taste is sweet grains followed by some slightly bitter herbs that linger. The Budweiser of Saisons? That’s the initial impression I’m left with. As the bottle/glass warms, this beer really opens up and has much deeper, fruitier nuances. Will revisit this one as I try more Saisons.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
oOJUXEOo (271) - Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 6, 2014
Bottle. Pour is bright yellow and hazy. Bright white thick head. Aroma is pungent and funky. Taste is light, with fruit and Belgian funk forward. Light quenching mouthfeel. Nice finish as well.


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