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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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kdhittel (82) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUL 7, 2014
I have always loved Dupont and the addition of this dry-hopped annual release totally hits the mark. Perfectly balanced with a hoppy addition to the palette -- not too piney or too much citrus-- to go along with the farmhouse yeast, funk and hay notes.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
simont1 (610) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 4, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 6, 2015 Smell of yeast, wet hay, small amount of bubblegum, yeast esters, wheat. Taste of coriander, spice, wheat, yeast, mellowed out tartness with very minor funk.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SimplySike (1474) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 4, 2014
37.5cl. Bottle.
Pours hazy yellow with white head.
Aroma yeast, funky, hay, orange, spice.
Taste fresh bitter, some sour and sweets.
Mouthfeel dry, some carbo.
Great Beer!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Trolleo (1478) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - JUL 4, 2014
Beautiful cloudy orange body with big white head. Fruity nose. Aroma is wheat, hoppy, fruity, flowery. Some sweetness, more bitterness. Medium body and lively carbonation. Belgian wit beer + hops, just great.
(Magic Beer Room 0,35l bottle)

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rbrazell (1698) - Florida, USA - JUL 3, 2014
Bottle from CBX. Cloudy golden pour with a large white head dry, earthy aroma with citrus and some yeasty esters. Flavor is much drier and bitter with lively carbonation and a medium body. Pretty nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Habanero (4513) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK, DENMARK - JUL 3, 2014
Bottled 2014 version. Pours hazy, golden with a huge, spot lacing, off-white hesd. Aroma of Belgian hops, yeast, orange, caramel and spicy notes. Sweet flavor that ends up more dry and pleasant bitter. Medium bodied, oily texture and lively carb. A very nice and hoppy Saison.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tselloufc88 (350) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 26, 2014
Half pint at Post Office Vaults, Birmingham. Cloudy appearance, pretty murky. Aroma is of strawberries and farmyard. Nice medium bitter taste with more complex yeasty fruits coming through. Enjoyable.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
minutemat (5137) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUN 25, 2014
375ml bottle, 2014, from Chez Sophie, Shrewsbury. Pours hazy yellow, decent head. Fresh summery yeast aroma, taste is floral hops, yeast, spice, funk and light citrus. Brilliant stuff.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
EvilCat (106) - FRANCE - JUN 22, 2014
Bouteille. Bootlegger (Paris). Bière blonde lumineuse, mousse blanche abondante. Nez de levure et d'agrumes. Bouche rafraîchissante portée par une levure de saison bien typée, on y retrouve agrumes et épices. Le tout est soutenu par amertume lui confèrant une honorable longueur en bouche . Finale sèche . Une saison bien exécutée , seul bémol : on ne retrouve pas le dry hopping annoncé. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tide (3638) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 19, 2014
Draught at Backcountry Pizza. Hazy orange color, white head. Bitter taste with citrus, earthy notes, hops, coriander, spices and grass. Bitter finish with hops, citrus, spices and grass. Excellent saison.


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