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3 Monts Amber Ale On Lees - Brasserie De Saint-Sylvestre

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3 Monts Amber Ale On Lees3 Monts Amber Ale On Lees

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

131 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 131
Reviews: 75
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 13.4%
Wants: 20
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brasserie De Saint-Sylvestre visit their website
France

Style | ABV
Bière de Garde |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: frank4sail on 08-22-2002)
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DamageCase76

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -0.7%

01-05-2014 01:42:38 | More by DamageCase76
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RochefortChris

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

12-04-2013 18:36:45 | More by RochefortChris
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CBodamer

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.7%

11-28-2013 20:59:50 | More by CBodamer
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pathman

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

11-28-2013 20:56:30 | More by pathman
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johnnnniee

New Hampshire

3.8/5  rDev -5.7%

Bottle from Jaspers.
Pours a slightly hazy medium golden color with a huge white head that persists forever leaving copious amounts of lace on the way down my glass. Pear and plum with pepper and sweet sugar make up the bulk of the aroma. A light mineral and yeastiness rounds out the nose. The flavor is sweeter than I thought with the honey like and bready pilsner malt shining through. Light pitted fruits a touch of warming and a hint of pepper round it all out. Medium body with a moderate level of carbonation and a sweet slick mouthfeel. Nice brew, if it weren't a country tick I never would have picked it up, but I'm glad I did, I rather enjoyed it.

11-23-2013 23:06:26 | More by johnnnniee
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trevorpost

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

11-10-2013 18:24:55 | More by trevorpost
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Oldkentman

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

11-08-2013 13:21:36 | More by Oldkentman
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azorie

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

10-26-2013 13:40:19 | More by azorie
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Sspeer1

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

10-19-2013 18:05:32 | More by Sspeer1
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Molson2000

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

10-08-2013 00:26:27 | More by Molson2000
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joe1510

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

750ml
$8.99
Sam's Marcey

3 Monts Grande Reserve pours a surprisingly clear deep golden with stream after stream of moderate sized carbonation bubble rising to the surface. A standard pour brought about a hefty, three fingers worth of microbubbled bright white head. The head eventually settled at a finger and left incredible puffy drink lines on its way down the glass. This beer looks appetizing to say the least.

Although the aroma is light it has an incredible depth. A hint of freshly husked grains is the first thing to greet my nose, this combines with a pale malty sweetness that's very candy like. The yeast brings about an incredible complexity laden with peaches, green apple, chardonnay and a slight earthy mustiness. The aroma of this beer just draws me right in, making me want a drink immediately.

The flavor follows the aroma closely. Very vinous with the mustiness coming through faintly throughout the entire drink. Mild fresh graininess mixes it up with the sweet pale maltiness. The grape character leads the way in the fruit department but the green apple and peach make solid appearances. This is a very well put together beer with a great depth of flavor.

The mouthfeel on this beer is excellent! The carbonation makes the body light and airy all the while being refreshing. There's a nice crispness and slight drying on the finish.

The light, airy body makes this beer incredibly easy to put away. I could see myself drinking this until the alcohol caught up with me. An incredible drinkability when the abv is taken into consideration.

I loved 3 Monts when I had it and couldn't find 3 Monts Grande Reserve for a long time now. Luckily I came across a few bottles and it's just as good as the original which is really saying something. The two beers I've had from this brewery leave me wanting more.

Reviewed: 6/22/08

08-19-2013 03:00:34 | More by joe1510
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soxandbeer

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

08-05-2013 02:06:20 | More by soxandbeer
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nygannon

California

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

08-03-2013 23:23:20 | More by nygannon
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Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

07-29-2013 07:29:51 | More by Mebuzzard
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South Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +17.9%

07-14-2013 18:42:26 | More by WOLFGANG
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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

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Virginia

5/5  rDev +24.1%

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Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

06-03-2013 01:42:42 | More by Dactrius
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magpieken

Australia

4/5  rDev -0.7%

05-25-2013 15:17:21 | More by magpieken
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DaftCaskBC

British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

05-18-2013 04:38:56 | More by DaftCaskBC
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AdamP

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

05-11-2013 00:35:56 | More by AdamP
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Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

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New York

4/5  rDev -0.7%

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New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -0.7%

03-04-2013 01:36:21 | More by JuliusCaesar
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Quebec (Canada)

5/5  rDev +24.1%

02-07-2013 00:43:11 | More by Kloug
3 Monts Amber Ale On Lees from Brasserie De Saint-Sylvestre
90 out of 100 based on 131 ratings.