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St. Sylvestre 3 Monts

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Brewed by St. Sylvestre
Style: Bière de Garde
St. Sylvestre-Cappel, France
Serve in Stem glass, Tulip

bottled
common

on tap
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RATINGS: 750   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The 3MONTS beer : A wonderful return to nature, with its flavour of yesteryear, this is a beer that was drawn from the wooden metal-circled barrels to fill so many mugs in our Flanders bars! Its bitterness comes from our hop fields scattered throughout the region. Brewed by infusions, it is an old-fashioned rising beer made with strong and hearty Flemish hops. Fermented using top yeasts, like the barrel brewers of yore and clamped like bonderised barrels.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
aletcm (136) - São Paulo, BRAZIL - OCT 21, 2014
Cor amarelo ouro. Espuma de boa formação e pouca persistência. Aroma de frutas cítricas, pêssego e caramelo. No sabor, um pouco de acidez, grapefruit, médio amargor que persiste um pouco no final seco e um pouco adstringente boa. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bewyder (35) - FRANCE - OCT 9, 2014
Rien d’extra sans être foncièrement mauvaise. A retester. Trouvable facilement en grandes surfaces en France.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndySnow (3808) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 8, 2014
How: Bottle.
Where: Restaurant Grain d’Orge, Paris.
Appearance: Clear golden colour with a white head.
Aroma: Fruit, hops, alcohol, malt.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Sweet malt, alcohol, fruit, hops.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sdmmb (917) - USA - OCT 4, 2014
Drunk from 75cl bottle bought in annecy, France. Blonde triple style beer. Pleasant.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
JimmyBoy74 (249) - Örebro, SWEDEN - OCT 4, 2014
50 cl i Portiragnes. Hade grymma förväntningar på denna öl men den smakade mest alkoholstark lager

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Alusmamuts (375) - LATVIA - SEP 14, 2014
Claer yellow with medium white creamy cap. Lightly sweetand bitter, bit more acidic, watery with sour aftertaste.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mirogster (6) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 14, 2014 does not count
Bottle 750ml. Those have always a great presentation :) Pours with light amber, yellowish colour. White, not big but persistent, small bubbled head. Nose: descendants of saaz type hops, bready, pilsener malt scent. Mouthfeel: average carbonation. Taste: bready, malty, medium sweet, really slightly acidic. Obvious presence of high level of alcohol, but mildly covered by sweetnes and bitternes in aftertaste. Beware! It’s not a session beer, almost 9% abv!! :) Good for fiestas, goes excellently with proper meat portions :) Really good example of regional bière de flamande/garde. Brasserie de Saint Sylvestre, merci beaucoup!!

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
wimpyjoe (4218) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 11, 2014
Bottle from Monoprix, Nice. Pale golden with a light lager style - it certainly doesn’t feel its strength. Has a fair carbonation and a frothy head. It’s certainly a notch above lager with a slight smoothness and a nice malt-hop taste, but it’s not that far removed.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gegwilson (1289) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 2, 2014
Bottle from a French supermarket. Pours golden with a frothy white head. Nice, bitter and refreshing. Spicy hop notes over quite a syrupy base. A bit of aniseed in the finish. One of the better mainstream biere de gardes

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aurelius (4257) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - AUG 21, 2014
Cool bomber... Good label. Weird clasp on the cork that I haven’t seen before. Murky brownish brew, with tinges of green. Vanilla notes over malt and yeast give it a cakey aroma. Pleasantly effervescent and bitter, not very esteric, dry toffee. Medium body. Finishes out with a vanilla ladyfinger effect. Beer Stop, Tallahassee.


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