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Brasserie Dupont

Brasserie Dupont
Moinette Blond

Category: Belgian Style Pale Ale

Date Tasted:
Country: Belgium
Alcohol: 8.5%
90 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional

Brasserie Dupont
Moinette Blond

Category: Belgian Style Pale Ale

Date Tasted:
Country: Belgium
Alcohol: 8.5%
Brilliant gold color. Aromas and flavors of butter roasted fruits and nuts, apple butter on toast, pear vinaigrette on lettuce, and grape skin with a round, tangy, finely carbonated, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a tingling, distinctive, tropical citrus, creme brulee, praline, and delicate spice finish. A very tasty, very appetizing Belgian pale ale pleaser.

Tasting Info

Beer Glass Style: Rich & Heavy, Malty, Spicy & Complex & Smooth & Mild
Aroma Aroma: butter roasted fruits and nuts, apple butter on toast, pear vinaigrette on lettuce, and grape skin
Taste Flavor: tropical citrus, creme brulee, praline, and delicate spice
Bitterness Bitterness: Medium
Enjoy Enjoy: with food and on its own
Recipes Pairing: Smoked Turkey Quiche, Asparagus Frittata, Brie
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A very tasty, very appetizing Belgian pale ale pleaser.

The Producer or Importer

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The Producer or  Importer
421 Wando Park Blvd, Suite 200
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
USA
1 843-881-0761

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Belgian Style Pale Ale

Belgian style pale ales are pale straw to amber in color and range from 4-6% in alcohol. These beers are medium in body and are characterized by a moderate fruitiness, medium to sweet malt flavor, and a floral, spicy hop finish. Hop flavors may range in intensity, but tend to be slightly more delicate than the hop profiles found in American or English pale ales. Hop flavors range from floral to spicy to black pepper. Beers in this category may also have varying degrees of flavors derived from Belgian yeasts. These flavors should not dominate the overall flavor profile of the beer, but instead compliment the complex hop aromas and flavors. Noteworthy examples of this style include: Orval Trappist Ale, Brewery Ommegang BPA and Russian River Redemption.

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