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Brewed by Brasserie Dupont
Style: Abbey Tripel
Tourpes-Leuze, Belgium

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1723   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.9/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bons Vux (Good Wishes) is a blond high fermentation beer , re-fermented in the bottle. Founded in 1970 , this beer was offered earlier this year to the most loyal customers of our brewery ( hence the name "With the best wishes of the brewery Dupont "). The success this beer earned lead to it being made commercially, while retaining its original name. Although very popular, it was brewed in limited quantities, the bottles reserved many months in advance. A coppery blond beer with aromas of hops for the Bon Voeux is a beer tasting combining mellow bitterness and fruity. Our selection of yeasts and a long maturation phase with hopping gives it flavor and a characteristic and complex taste. The true fermentation in the bottle , which can be extended very long in your cellar, resulting in a balanced and harmonious beer, surprising and complex aromas .

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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Viper666 (3278) - Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 19, 2008
Bouteille 750ml. De couleur dore-orange et voile. Nez de levures fruites (agrumes, lger dananas, notes de poires et de mangues), malt de pain avec des notes de sucre bonbon, moyen de houblon floral et herbeux (herbes fraches et notes de foin) et lger dpices (poivre trs doux, traces de coriandre). Moyennement ronde en bouche avec un ptillement plutt lev et une texture lgrement crmeuse. Got prononc de levures fruites aux petites notes terreuses (agrumes et zest asschant, surtout citron, notes de poires et de pches, traces de mangues, de bananes et de pommes) accompagn de notes pices (coriandre) lors de lentre en bouche auquel se rajoute un got malt de pain avec des notes de sucre bonbon et de miel. Paralllement lon retrouve une moyenne amertume assez asschante de houblon herbeux (herbes fraches, notes de foin et traces de th) aux notes florales ainsi quun moyen got de levures pices (poivre doux) jusquen finale, o lon note galement la prsence dun lger got dalcool aux notes rchauffantes. Post-got moyen-long et assez sec, moyennement amer de houblon herbeux aux notes florales, lgrement aigre de levures fruites (zest dagrumes, notes de pelures de pche et de pommes) et avec des notes dalcool et dpices (poivre doux).

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
cphbeerking (154) - Kbenhavn K, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2008
Refreshing scents of freshly cut spring grasses, complex yeasts and citron bids the imbiber a heartfelt welcome. A dense, lasting creamy head that refuses to go away only accentuates the notion that this is a saison to be reckoned with. The balanced golden sheen, the profound hoppy profile and a hearty 9,5% ABV delivers an artistic punch that lingers on long after the final zesty drop has been savored. A classic.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Goodgrief (2016) - Middletown, Delaware, USA - MAY 13, 2008
UPDATED: MAR 10, 2012 Re-rate 2/2012 - Ive had this many times now. This is far and away the best saison. Its practically perfect. The funk isnt "weak" like I said originally. Great beer. Bumped up from original 4.1. ORGINAL - Pour was orange straw with nice head and lacing. The aroma was weak funk. Man, this is one rich and creamy beerexcellent mouthfeel. The flavor was tart fruit, a very mild level of spice and a mild barnyard funk. This is a different kind of saison, but I really enjoyed it!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
smith4498 (3575) - Miami, Florida, USA - MAY 12, 2008
Pours hazy straw color with big white head. Nice sweet bready aroma. Earthy, musty flavor that is slightly sour. Medium body with average carbonation and a smooth, velvety mouthfeel that finishes dry. Excellent saison.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scauca (490) - Lovere, ITALY - MAY 7, 2008
Nice orange golden colour with a perfect white foamy head. Funky, yeasty, fruity (tropical & citrusy), a bit ethilic, peppery & spicy. Some cellar notes. A bit harsh MF, alcoholic but developing in a strong saison character.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ajm (1072) - Los Angeles, California, USA - MAY 6, 2008
UPDATED: AUG 11, 2008 A very smooth Saison! The least bitter I have had; almost as smooth as a trippel! On tap at Publick House in Brookline, Mass. I find this style most complex and this didn’t diappoint: nice lemongrass, hay, and light leather, if there is such a thing.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tlind2 (1630) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 6, 2008
750 ml bottle. Somewhat milky golden color, expansive white head. Aroma of sweet malts and citrus. Taste is similar to their basic saison, with bright fruity notes, earthy tones, yeast, malts and a good hop balance, but with some alcohol and maybe a slightly fuller body. Very nice, but I still prefer the basic saison by a nose. Id definitely like to see how this handles some aging, though.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stouby (4533) - Holbk, DENMARK - MAY 5, 2008
Draught at Kulminator. Hazy, golden with a white head, fine lacings. Aroma moderate malty (caramel) and hoppy (lemon). Flavor moderate sweet, heavy hoppy. Medium body.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
bobaidan (530) - Southington, Connecticut, USA - MAY 3, 2008
Pours straw yellow with a good sized head. Aroma is fruity with hints of lemon, yeast and alcohol. Mouthfeel is thin, but lively with lots of carbonation. Falvor is surprisingly dry with more lemon, bread and yest flavors. A slight bit of funk rounds out this ale. Very nice/

3.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
wacho (52) - Izegem, BELGIUM - MAY 1, 2008
Het bier dat door de brouwer zelf gekozen is als nieuwjaarsgeschenk voor zijn gasten. Het blond koperen aroma heeft een bittere, fruitige maar ook fijne hopsmaak die een lange rijpheid kenmerkt


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