Saison Dupont Cuvée Dry Hopping (2000-2014)

 
overall
98
97
style
Formerly brewed at Brasserie Dupont
Style: Saison
Tourpes-Leuze, Belgium
Serve in Tulip

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 600   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 beer’s year in your rating, however.

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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tcane7 (1674) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 3, 2013
Bottle with some coworkers. Pours a murky golden orange with fluffy off-white than recedes to a thin, lasting covering and bubbly spotted lace. Nose of funky yeast, hay, citrus. Flavor of lemon, grapefruit, grass, yeast, hay, stone fruit, coriander, pepper. Medium body.


4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
moldovan9807 (161) - Oradea, ROMANIA - APR 22, 2017
Clear yellow color with a white head. Has a fruity ,malty ,spicy grassy hoppy aroma with hints of grapefruit and belgian yeast. Fruity malty spicy yeasty hoppy grassy flavor. Has a fruity malty spicy yeasty hoppy finish.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
rand (1670) - SWITZERLAND - MAR 12, 2017
Bouteille à bouchon 375 ml / La Cave à Bières - Yverdon (CH). 2014 - Blonde dorée trouble à belle mousse blanche dense et persistante, pétillement fin et superbes dentelles. Arôme fruité, levure, agrumes, épices et amertume. Une des Saisons les plus amères et qui renforce son amertume d’où une bière sèche et acidulée mais bien en bouche, vive avec des notes d’orange, agrumes, épices et levure. Un délice frais et harmonieux.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beertobealive (576) - Courbevoie, FRANCE - MAR 5, 2017
Thick white to beige head with light barley aromas. Clear gold colored body. 2014 vintage open march2017. Malts hops and alcohol are nicely melted in a medium length balance. Should have opened it before. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tmzl (310) - SLOVENIA - FEB 14, 2017
Pears, hay hops, medium sweetness, belgian yeast spicyness, light to medium bitterness

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dnicolaescu (2476) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - JAN 16, 2017
BOTTLE 37,5 CL vintage 2014. Hazy golden, big fluffy head. The aroma is a marvelous mix of white baguette, fresh pale stone fruit (peaches, apricot), wild aromatic herbs. Light hints of boiled vegetables. The taste is not as dry, slightly honeyish actually, relatively thin and slightly bitter. Again, a slight hint of cooked corn. Good, but past it prime.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
madmitch76 (24287) - , Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 28, 2016
8th December 2016
Bottleshare at Leighton’s Gaff. Thanks to LKS. Lightly hazy gold beer, good pale cream colour head. Airy palate, fairly dry. Decent fine carbonation. Fluffy malts, very light, modest sweetness. Light floralness into pithy tangy citrus. Floral bitter finish. Fine.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
teorn88 (7647) - Rimini, ITALY - DEC 15, 2016
38cl bottle shared at Leighton’s. Many thanks to LKS for this one. It pours a clean golden color with a large white head. Aroma is grainy and sweet. Taste is grainy sweet with some funky estery fruity yeast notes. Medium bodied with lively carbonation. Overall, OK

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (20794) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 8, 2016
Bottle shared in London - picked up somewhere way back in the day. Pours hazy gold with a lingering, frothy pure white head. Subtle yeast expression n he nose, faint oxidation, dry wheat bread, wheat, grain. Light-medium sweet flavour with more husky grains, mellow grassy bitterness, doughy wheat bread, hay, lemon peel. Light to medium bodied with massaging carbonation. Nicely balanced in the finish, more grass and grain husk, citrus peel. Good stuff.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mR_fr0g (11591) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 8, 2016
Bottle at Leighton’s place. 8/12/2016. Many thanks to Leighton for this one. A light hazed golden yellow coloured pour with a a lasting frothy white head. Aroma is little corn, noble hop, little funk, dirty, damp dog. Spicy hop. Flavour is composed light sweet grains, little apricot jam note, saison, yeast, tangerine, little age, papery. Palate is semi sweet, frothy carbonation, dry finish. A mixed bag.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (18919) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 8, 2016
Bottle split at Bespin, thanke to Lando, 08/12/16. Lightly hazed golden orange, carbonation evident, decent off white cap. Nose is toasted grains, farmyard, yeast esters, straw, lemon rind, bread. Taste comprises light caramel, lemon rind, grains, straw, bready, light yeast flicker. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, drying close, light hop flicker. Ok saison.


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