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Brasserie Dupont

Brasserie Dupont
Saison Farmhouse Ale

Category: Saison

Date Tasted:
Country: Belgium
Alcohol: 6.5%
90 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional

Brasserie Dupont
Saison Farmhouse Ale

Category: Saison

Date Tasted:
Country: Belgium
Alcohol: 6.5%
Dusty old gold color. Aromas and flavors of buttery toast and roasted nuts, cherrios, hint of spiced strawberry, and touch of grass and glue with a silky, bright, finely carbonated, fruity medium-to-full body and a tingling, interesting, medium-long caramelized citrus and stone fruits, pepper, and apple pastry finish. A nicely integrated and subtle saison with old world style.

Tasting Info

Beer Glass Style: Malty, Crisp & Light & Hoppy
Aroma Aroma: buttery toast and roasted nuts, cherrios, hint of spiced strawberry, and touch of grass and glue
Taste Flavor: caramelized citrus and stone fruits, pepper, and apple pastry
Bitterness Bitterness: Medium
Enjoy Enjoy: Now Enjoy on its own
Recipes Pairing: Lemon Pepper Roasted Chicken, Smoked Turkey Quiche, Aged Gouda
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A nicely integrated and subtle saison with old world style.

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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Saison

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Serve in a Tulip
Saisons are pale gold to golden orange in color and range in alcohol from 5-8.5%. These beers have a lively carbonation, refreshing citrus and fruity hop aromas and flavors, and a lingering peppery, dry finish. Originally brewed as farmhouse ales in the Belgian province of Hainuat, these beers were first brewed in the early spring for summer consumption. Contemporary Belgian saisons are brewed year round with pale malts, and are well-dosed with English and Belgian hop varieties. In addition to traditional French and Belgian saisons, many US craft brewers have taken to brewing saisons that feature a healthy dose of American hops. Noteworthy examples of this style include: Brasserie Dupont Saison Dupont, Brewery Ommegang Hennepin and Allagash Interlude.