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3 Monts Flanders Golden Ale - Brasserie De Saint-Sylvestre

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very good

424 Ratings

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Ratings: 424
Reviews: 270
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 13.42%
Wants: 40
Gots: 22 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brasserie De Saint-Sylvestre visit their website

Style | ABV
Bière de Garde |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-20-2001)
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3/5  rDev -24.1%

Photo of SmashPants
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Format: a tall and very solid brown 750mL bottle with a stylish old-school label.

Appearance: poured into a tulip glass. A bright golden colour with fine carbonation across the profile. A decent finger-and-a-half of white head that lasts the distance, before sliding down the glass to a solid ring with reasonable lacing.

Aroma: definite grain and yeast with some light orchard fruits and some earth. Reasonable.

Taste: follows the nose quite closely with some additional earth and herbal characters. Quite easy-drinking.

Aftertaste: the earth lingers for a time with some bittering hops.

Mouth feel: light in body with a decent, moderate carbonation that is spritely enough to grab the flavours and bring them through. Refreshing.

Overall: this is my first Biére de Garde, and I have to say I am quite a fan. Plenty of different flavours combined to make a quite interesting style - refreshing like a German Pilsner and yet with Belgian farmyard qualities also. I'll definitely have another of these at AU12 for a 750mL bottle.

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3.25/5  rDev -17.7%

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4.56/5  rDev +15.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

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3.84/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

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3/5  rDev -24.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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5/5  rDev +26.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

A: light, light yellow. Clear. Bubbly. Thick, airy, white head.
S: malty. Sweet. Sour dough bread. Slight skunk.
T: bread. Banana. Slight ester.
M: high carbonation. Light body. Dry. Crisp.
O: good bier de Garde. Hard to classify though. Almost a saison. Strange, skunky, crisp flavor. Funk for aftertaste.

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5/5  rDev +26.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4.1/5  rDev +3.8%

Pours a clear golden color with big fluffy white head. Dense, meringue peaks, leaving chunky interlocked rings of lace down the glass. Looks magnificent. Smell: pear, notes of white grape, honey, peach skin; mildly herbal and grassy. Taste: soft fruit... sugary pear with notes of cooked green apple and unripe peach, lightly grainy, notes of vanilla and spice. Drying, sugary, and peach skin in the finish. Delicious.

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3.7/5  rDev -6.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

Poured from corked 750 ml bottle (bottled april 2014). No sediment in bottle. Reviewed from notes:

Pours a golden clear liquid with ample white creamy head. Very highly carbonated. Grassy, malty aroma. Taste is fantastic -slightly sweet, with a zesty fruit tang and a dry bitter finish. Light to medium bodied, I'm amazed at how well the 8.5% abv is masked. I have never had as a carbonated beer (noting it is top fermented) - almost like champagne. A very good beer.

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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3 Monts Flanders Golden Ale from Brasserie De Saint-Sylvestre
89 out of 100 based on 424 ratings.