Brewed by the Brasserie Dupont in Tourpes, the brewery renowned for its Saison Dupont, this bottle-conditioned 8.5 percent ABV Belgian pale ale was first brewed by request from the village of Belœil.
Located just a few miles from the brewery, the town is best known as the home of the historic Château de Belœil, one of the largest castles in Belgium. Brewed with five different malt strains, this very flavorful celebration of the season has a hazy amber hue and a white, long-lasting head, with aromas of caramel and herbal tea. The funky Dupont yeast makes itself known through hints of herbs, wood and spice, with each sip an explosion of rich, savory flavors. An assertive aftertaste includes bitterness from the spice, along with bright apple.