Saison Dupont Cuvée Dry Hopping (2000-2014)

Formerly brewed at Brasserie Dupont
Style: Saison
Tourpes-Leuze, Belgium
Serve in Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 597   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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. Different hop used for dry hopping every year.
2013 - Triskel
2014 - Challenger

NB: this listing is for beers pre-2015 only, all subsequent years will be listed seprately. Please state your beer’s year in your rating, however.

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Cristobal37 (1235) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JAN 17, 2016
2014 bottle thanks to Kapusil! Awesome aroma of sweet lemon, basement aroma, pepper. Taste similar with nice piney hops. Drying finish. Slight honey sweetness at the end but otherwise a great saison.

diabel (1723) - Aarschot, BELGIUM - JAN 5, 2016
Clear blond body. White rocky head. Hoppy aroma. Moderately bitter flavour with a nice twist.

daniel_machado (17) - SPAIN - DEC 26, 2015
375 ml bottle. White creamy and persistent head. Color is orange which turns opaque while pouring the yeast in the glass. The classic smell and taste of saison yeast is lowered by the dry hopping which entered new citrus flavors. Good beer but still prefer the regular Saison Dupont.

JimmyBoy74 (636) - Örebro, SWEDEN - DEC 23, 2015
375ml systembolaget. En trevlig öl som passade utmärkt till räkorna. Lite jordiga toner i eftersmaken.

nuplastikk (6454) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 22, 2015
2014. Tap at Jacs. Unfitlered orange-tan body with a massive white head. Earthy, mellow aroma, hints of melon. Has that nice dry, refined peppery yeast tone, but with some tropical citrus tones too..reminiscent of Belgian IPA. Not really as good as the original, but still sublime, really easy and smooth on the palate. The yeast is dry, flavorful, so much more refined than a typical Saison. Pretty excellent. Mellow lemon-lime. Keeps getting better as I sip at it.

tomer (3751) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - NOV 22, 2015
At a tasting, many thanks, 2014 edition, big bubbly head, quite cloudy citrus orange color, aroma of wood, spice, yeast and some cardboard, flavor of wood, almond and vanila with a hint of fruit, and a light maltiness in the back medium bitterness. Nice but relatively simple and not too hoppy.

Mister_Li (1564) - GERMANY - OCT 26, 2015
Thousand of thanks to bartlebier for this bottle! 2014. Trübes goldgelb mit reichlich Schaum. Etwas malzig, hopfig, fruchtig, Zitrus, grüner Tee, eine dezente Säure, im Abgang leicht bitter, sehr lecker!

alteregoo (1751) - Kalisz, POLAND - OCT 10, 2015
Piana biała, obfita, drobno i średnio pęcherzykowa, dość trwała. Barwa złota, lekko opalizująca ze sporym zmętnieniem na dnie, piwo ładnie bąbelkuje w szkle. Aromat mocno chmielowy, pilsowy, dominują trawiasto ziołowe elementy a w tle estry od belgijskich drożdży (jasne winogrona, brzoskwinie, białe wino, ciasto drożdżowe) oraz zielone oliwki. W smaku półsłodkie, przyjemna owocowość, przyprawy, zioła i słodowość kontrowana jest średnią do niskiej goryczką, pieprzno chmielową. Alkohol dobrze ukryty, choć w połączeniu z pikantnością rozgrzewa w przełyku. Nagazowanie średnie do wysokiego.

kappldav123 (6133) - GERMANY - SEP 29, 2015
Huge thanks to quack-duck for that one! 2014. Bottle looks really good. Beer in the glass very zippy, huge head. Starts dry, hoppy, grasy, light sourish. Fruity notes of lemon, some grape. Bitter background. Light soapy notes. Finish milder, dry-hoppy, less fruity. Not bad!

Mjp12 (2034) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 12, 2015
2014 bottle, this exploded out of the bottle, giving a frothy white head, nice saison aroma, with an extra bitter finish from the dry hopping. There is quite a sweet alcohol layer in there as well.

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