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Brasserie Dupont

Brasserie Dupont
Moinette Brun

Category: Belgian Style Strong Ale

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

Brasserie Dupont
Moinette Brun

Category: Belgian Style Strong Ale

Date Tasted:
Country: Belgium
Alcohol: 8.5%
Medium reddish mahogany color. Toasty, nutty aromas and flavors of chocolate muffin, nut brittle, dark baguette, and suede with a round, vibrant, finely carbonated, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a smooth, complex, long finish with notes of cocoa-dusted dried fruits, delicate spices, lettuce, and hint of sherry finish. A toothsome and satisfying Belgian brown ale with great flavor, balance, and length.

Tasting Info

Beer Glass Style: Rich & Heavy, Smooth & Mild & Spicy & Complex
Aroma Aroma: chocolate muffin, nut brittle, dark baguette, and suede
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with notes of cocoa-dusted dried fruits, delicate spices, lettuce, and hint of sherry
Bitterness Bitterness: Low
Enjoy Enjoy: on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Beef Stroganoff, Chili, Limburger
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A toothsome and satisfying Belgian brown ale with great flavor, balance, and length.

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 strong ales range in color from medium to dark brown and in alcohol from 8-11%. These beers typically have a fruity Belgian yeast character and a degree of sweetness coupled with a viscous mouthfeel. This category also includes Belgian style quadruples. Better examples of this style strike a seamless balance between rich, sweet malt flavors, alcohol and complex Belgian yeast flavors ranging from banana to dark fruit. Noteworthy examples of this style include: Dogfish Head Raison D’Etre, Brouwerij Bosteels Pauwel Kwak, La Trappe Quadrupel and Brasserie Dubuisson Freres Scaldis.

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