Saison Dupont Cuve Dry Hopping (2000-2014)

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

bottled
available

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 596   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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 beers year in your rating, however.

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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kidmartinek (4856) - austin, Texas, USA - JUL 24, 2013
Hazy, gold color. White head but not for long. Aroma of basement and deep hollers with a lot of springtime yeasty sweetness mixed in. Rocky, dusty finish, followed by a puckering, weak sweetness.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Macegan75 (827) - Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 24, 2013
draft at Capones. Pours a pale yellow with thin that lingers. nose is saison yeast, lemon, and floral hops. first sip is similar with nice fresh hops in the finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
unclemike (2982) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - JUL 23, 2013
Cloudy yellow with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, fruity, yeasty and light hoppy. Flavor is medium sweet and light bitter. Dry and light bitter finish. Not many signs of dry hopping here, but a good beer anyway

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
BigBeer45 (1452) - Michigan, USA - JUL 22, 2013
Bottle, this saison had a bright yellow pour with hints of gold and orange with a bit of haze (the ale got hazier as I poured towards the bottom of the bottle), the glass had a large, white fluffy head that receded to a thick cover and ring that stuck to the sides of the glass, there was nice spots and rings of lacing on the glass, the bottom of the bottle had a loose layer of brown sediment, there were aromas of grass, hay and floral hops with light malt, citrus, light orange fruit, faint wild flower and herbs with faint yeast and earth / floral spices, and just a hint of fruit and bread sweetness on the nose, it had flavors of grass and dusty hops with light malt and bread, light fruit with faint spice, very little sweetness, and the finish was dry with a light bitterness, this drink finished pretty dry, the mouth feel was light and creamy, and it had average to lively carbonation, this beer was a nice drink, a saison with grassy hops, this ale resembled the Saison Dupont with more hops that are grassy and dried the palate after the finish, a great Summer beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MaBeer1972 (1893) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 22, 2013
C&C bottle from Julios. Poured into a tulip. A very cloudy light orange color. Frothy white head that settles to a thick lace. Lemony-yeast aromas. Flavor is a bready-citrus-yeast combination. Slight bitterness. Lingering dry finish. Very nice.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
portableparty (2303) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - JUL 20, 2013
750 ml bottle. Pours hazy dark gold orange with a fluffy white soapy head that dissipates to a spotty film and collar. Aroma has citrus biscuit like yeast and farmhouse with subtle pleasant funk. Taste is bitter dry hops with orange peel and zest along with a strong fizzy carbonation that turns dry with biscuit yeast and funk farmhouse. Palate is thin very fizzy and drying.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gmb5127 (234) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 20, 2013
Slight floral aroma, wish is was stronger. Has a floral citrusy taste with notes of lemon and orange. A very solid beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
weihenweizen (3329) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - JUL 20, 2013
Refrigerated 75 cl brown bottle corked and capped poured into a tulip. Lots of lacing, medium body, well carbonated, and floral aroma. Taste is floral some spice, and dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JStax (5748) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - JUL 20, 2013
750 ml bottle. Pours a hazy gold with q white head of foam. Decent retention. Aroma is grassy and bready with an herbal presence lingering in the background. A little estery with some clove and cardamom coming through in the taste. Lighter on the palate.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Simonsen (1219) - NORWAY - JUL 19, 2013
150cl flaske fra systembolagets bestillingsutvalg. Lys gylden farge, medium til hyt karbonert. Stor hvit skumtopp. Gjr, banan, hy, korn, gran, deig, humle, kvae, hint sitrus. En utrolig god saison. Ganske trr, lite frukt men med humleettersmak


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