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Brewed by St. Sylvestre
Style: Amber Ale
St. Sylvestre-Cappel, France

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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.28/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Extra Strong Beer Special Top Fermentation. Abv can be 10 or 9.5.


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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
txitxi40230 (79) - - JUN 23, 2014
Bonne bière bien agréable, ne change pas trop de la 3 monts classique, un peu plus complexe...


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jerre (2680) - Waregem, BELGIUM - SEP 14, 2014
Bottle 75 cl from Deconinck @ home, 14.09.’14. Clear darkgolden almost amber color, with a white head. Aroma: sweet, caramel, fruits, alcohol note. Medium body. Taste: sweet, yeast, some caramel, hoppy, with little bitter finish, alcohol warming. Not bad.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Hugi (387) - Waldkirch, GERMANY - SEP 8, 2014
Bottle shared with bartlebier - thanks! Golden and clear with a full white head. QUite a neutral smell, maybe blueberries and almonds in it. Malty-sweet taste, quaffable, low bitterness, light acidity. Medium body, sweet finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gegwilson (1164) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 3, 2014
Bottle from a French supermarket. Pours amber with a rocky cream head. Fruity and spicy with noticeable warming booze. There’s a kind of bitter syrupy feel to this. Improves as the bottle goes down with sherry notes coming in.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bartlebier (1723) - Belchum im Breisgau, GERMANY - AUG 17, 2014
75cl bottle, courtesy of jaghana - merci!, shared at Hugi’s Homebrew Tasting. 9,5%. Heavy blonde pour, more heavy grains and concentrated honey in the aroma, along with wet hay and grassy hops. Not all too much going on in terms of flavour, reminiscent of a Heller Bock without the subdued esters, but with the gluey honey components. Not hard to drink, with well-hidden alcohol, but ponderous and providing much inspiration for further sipping.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TimE (3184) - Tokyo, JAPAN - AUG 3, 2014
malty body, a bit heavy and a touch sweet. Show notes of pears, apples and bread, but a bit too cloying for me. Not bad, but prefer the Biere Du Garde a bit drier.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
psilosophy (491) - vitry en artois, FRANCE - JUL 22, 2014
Bouteille de 75cl. Couleur dorée, mousse modérément, de tenue moyenne. Arômes de céréales principalement. Elle perd un peu sa signature "bière de garde" au profit d’un alcool plus présent. Trouvée à Intermarché - Montigny en Gohelle.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dEnk (3803) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JUL 17, 2014
Bottle @ home. Aroma is fruity caramel, malt and light liquorice. Flavour is sweet malt with caramel, rich, malty and fruity.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Watje2010 (37) - - JUL 16, 2014
Quite some caramel and a nice cereal taste. This beer has a redish colour and was quite clear. A good foamy head stayed for quite a while. Its taste was medium, qlightly bitter and very balanced. Average carbonation and long finish. For me a very good beer and thumbs up for the brewer. Well done.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
triple_belgian (7) - Rodange, LUXEMBOURG - JUL 12, 2014 does not count
75cl bottle from Auchan Mt St Martin: Poored in beer-glass: nice clear honey-amber color with minimal white head. Aroma: caramel, yeast, fruity, herbs. Taste: sweet, hoppy, yeasty with nice bitter finish. Overall nice and very drinkable beer with very little taste of 9,5vol alcohol

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (13728) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 7, 2014
Bottle from Carrefour Calais and drunk at home. Clear dark amber with lasting white head. Syrupy malty aroma with a touch of hop. Fruity malt in the mouth, some lemon hop on the finish, some biting finish. Well I think it’s pretty good but not as good as the regular which is more dirnkable. Touch of heat on the finish. Good.


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