Saison Dupont Dry Hopping

Saison Dupont Dry Hopping

Rated 3.489 by BeerPals

Brewed by Brasserie Dupont / Dupont Brasserie

Tourpes-Leuze, Belgium

Style:  Saison

6.5% Alcohol by Volume

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Yearly limited release - 250 kegs, 500 numbered bottles - initially only for the home market but now available for general release in supermarkets, with 2011 date. 30 kegs were unfiltered.

ID: 44912 Last updated 3 years ago Added to database 12 years ago

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Most noted beer attributes

freshly cut grass 100%
banana 50%
cheesy 50%
musty 50%
sour 50%
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Overall Rank3403
Overall Percentile93.6
Style Rank93 of 1253
Style Percentile92.6
Lowest Score3.5
Highest Score4.3
Average Score3.733
Weighted Score3.489
Standard Deviation0.294

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  • CHOPZ 7130 reviews
    rated 3.8 3 years ago

    Aroma: 7 | Appearance: 8 | Mouthfeel: 8 | Flavor: 7 | Overall: 8

    2019 edition in the Belgian Beer Discovery Box for Christmas 2020. Pours a hazy, golden colour with a big frothy white cap, very long lasting, leaving some creamy lacing spots. Citrus nose with fresh light cut grass and hints of honey, spices. The Styrian Wolf hops in this version shows up more in the taste giving a touch of strawberries, over the malty brew. Some nice spices blend things up. With time, the strawberry notes do come out in the nose. Fairly dry in the finish. Easy-drinking for sure and the dry-hopping helps not being too rich of a Belgian brew. Nice!

  • HANTRAN 550 reviews
    rated 4.3 3 years ago

    Aroma: 9 | Appearance: 10 | Mouthfeel: 8 | Flavor: 8 | Overall: 8

    Grass, clove, cardomom, bubble gum in the nose. Beautiful looking beer medium gold body slightly foggy, Rocky egg white head lasts forever with amazing lace. Mouth is full, creamy, not quite chewy. Flavor is good the original is a subtle kiss this is a smack in the face. Cardamom a little clove a little bubble gum a little banana, sour finish not unlike a good hefi. Would be great with a nasty cheese and some stinky meat.

  • VIPINVELP 2001 reviews
    rated 3.6 7 years ago

    Aroma: 6 | Appearance: 6 | Mouthfeel: 8 | Flavor: 8 | Overall: 8

    Clear yellow, big white lacing foam head. Little sour aroma, fresh. Nice fresh in drinking, little bitter, little sour green apple. Interesting beer. (Arnhem 201606)

  • CLASH 2576 reviews
    rated 3.6 10 years ago

    Aroma: 7 | Appearance: 8 | Mouthfeel: 7 | Flavor: 7 | Overall: 7

    The appearance is a golden color with a white head. The aroma contains some lemons, vanilla, and spices. The flavor is somewhat sour and dry as advertised with some citrus namely lemons and oranges. There is slight bitterness presence too. Overall I like the original better but this is aight.

  • SIGMUND 6640 reviews
    rated 3.5 12 years ago

    Aroma: 7 | Appearance: 7 | Mouthfeel: 7 | Flavor: 7 | Overall: 7

    Shared magnum bottle at RBNAG 2011, as Saison Dupont Cuvée Dry Hopping, vintage 2011. ABV 6.5%. Hazy straw colour, moderate white head. Grassy hops in the aroma. Decent hoppy bitterness in the flavour. Can’t really say that it’s so much better than the ordinary Saison Dupont - but might be able to tell the difference if I sampled them side by side?

  • OH6GDX 8392 reviews
    rated 3.6 12 years ago

    Aroma: 6 | Appearance: 8 | Mouthfeel: 6 | Flavor: 8 | Overall: 8

    Handbottled (thanks Kike!). Slightly hazy orangeish golden colour with a mediumsized white foamy head. Aroma is fruity, earthy, mildly barnyardy and quite spicy. Flavour is otherwise the same, but also has a bunch of tropical fruity juice like notes and some herbs. Aftertaste is fruity, spicy and yeasty.

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