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

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RATINGS: 885   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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.

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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ChrisTurner (207) - Melbourne, - JUN 21, 2008
Cloudy gold with lots of bubbles and a good, solid white head with wonderful retention and lacing. Aroma is crisp sour citrus and yeast with some spice. Medium palate. Flavour reflects the aroma with a surprisingly dry finish and a touch of alcohol warmth. Never had this style before, so have nothing to compare it to, but very pleasant.


3.2
loscovar (377) - Villeneuvette, FRANCE - JUL 26, 2017
Bottle from supermarket. sweet caramel mats, ligth bitterness, it’s a tipical on the style

2.5
PotjeBier (3351) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 8, 2017
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Bottle, shared at July THT, in front of Kwartje. Last time I had this was probably in the ’90s. Clear golden yellow color. Off white head. Aroma’s: fruit, cardboard, perfumey. Retronasal there’s some cork, fruit, sweetness. Flavor is moderate sweet, a bit alcoholic. Medium bodied. I seem to remember this as a decent bière de garde, but this is just a bland strong blond.

2.3
Svartvit (574) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 7, 2017
Bottle shared at the July THT. Pours a clear golden with a big white head. Sweet malts, bready, herbal, not good.

2.6
sjogro (4183) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 7, 2017
THT July, outside of Kwartje. Bottle courtesy of puttetjes. Clear pale straw with white head. Sweet malts, dry malts, marzipan, cinnamon, cardboard, light spices. Moderate sweet and light bitter. Soft carbonation.

1.6
kermis (13485) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 7, 2017
3 3 3 2 5
Bottle shared at THT July. Clear golden with a white head. Aroma of cardboard, grains and malt. Flavour is above moderate sweet. Light bodied with soft carbonation.

2.4
mariuspoenari (2692) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 7, 2017
Bottle shared at the July THT. Clear light straw yellow with a thin white head. Cardboard, lots of sugar, cardboard, artificial fruitness.

2
josanguapo (1685) - SPAIN - JUL 2, 2017
From Alcampo. In Teku glass. Installing W10. What a dissapointment after hearing good things about it. Very alcoholic, with some herbal notes to improve it a bit but still nothing enjoy

3.4
Pallleon (363) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUL 1, 2017
Aranyló szín, nagy, de gyorsan vékonyodó hófehér hab. Illata nem túl erőteljes, fűszeres, friss kenyeres. Édesen indul, majd onnan fordul száraz keserű utóízbe. Finom volt.

3.3
ardeo (429) - Flémalle, BELGIUM - JUN 18, 2017
Bottle 75. Aspect : blonde claire, mousse blanche à moyennes bulles. Nez : plutôt discret, herbacé, levure, épicé. Bouche : épicée (coriandre), herbes, grain, citron avec une finale sèche et amertume assez persistante. Bonne bière flamande.

3.7
Lore (2747) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUN 2, 2017
crystal clear golden colour, huge, white head; aroma of grains, bread, wine cellar, floral and slight fruity notes, as well as some linden honey and earth; taste is dominated by honey sweetness with grainy, yeasty and some white wine notes; spicy alcoholic aftertaste; enjoyable beer’


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