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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

130 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 130
Reviews: 74
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 13.65%
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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BDF2000

Virginia

5/5  rDev +24.1%

06-03-2013 17:08:21 | More by BDF2000
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Dactrius

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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Whatup14

Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

04-17-2013 15:03:11 | More by Whatup14
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nzerbe

New York

4/5  rDev -0.7%

03-09-2013 19:05:51 | More by nzerbe
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JuliusCaesar

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -0.7%

03-04-2013 01:36:21 | More by JuliusCaesar
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Kloug

Quebec (Canada)

5/5  rDev +24.1%

02-07-2013 00:43:11 | More by Kloug
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tastymug

Washington

3/5  rDev -25.6%

02-04-2013 01:24:02 | More by tastymug
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spycow

Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.7%

01-30-2013 05:59:52 | More by spycow
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andylipp

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

01-19-2013 01:22:57 | More by andylipp
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NYR_Rob

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

01-12-2013 04:11:10 | More by NYR_Rob
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flagmantho

Washington

4.38/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from 750mL corked bottle into a tulip. My bottle indicates 8.3% ABV rather than the above-noted 9%.

Appearance: medium amber-orange hue with a crystal-clear body and a very light effervescence. Head is two thick fingers of frothy ivory foam leaving a nice lace as it dissipates. Attractive.

Smell: lightly fruity malt aroma with a pear character and a hint of apple, although not cidery at all. A very subtle hint of spicy/phenolic character is also present, but it serves merely to liven up the aromatic palate. Light, but quite nice indeed.

Taste: malty with a bit of a grainy component, but quite balanced. The pear and apple qualities are still present, and there's a little bit of a hint of toastiness as well. Finish has a hint of bitterness which is well balanced. I find that I'm really loving this beer. Wonderful!

Mouthfeel: medium bodied with a well-integrated carbonation. You'd never think of it, based on the lack of apparent effervescence, but this is a very well carbonated and highly creamy concoction. Love it!

Overall: I bought this beer on a whim, knowing nothing at all about it. I am so glad I found it -- this is a delicious treat from start to finish.

Serving type: bottle

12-18-2012 19:15:12 | More by flagmantho
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stereosforgeeks

Virginia

4/5  rDev -0.7%

12-17-2012 17:35:50 | More by stereosforgeeks
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Stizz19


3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

12-17-2012 06:33:12 | More by Stizz19
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KalanM

British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

11-29-2012 08:39:23 | More by KalanM
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superspak

Michigan

4.33/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

750 ml bottle into tulip glass, 11 20 printed on the back label (best before date?). Pours lightly cloudy golden orange color with a nice 3 finger fluffy white head with fantastic retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Nice foamy lacing clings around the glass. Aromas of big pear, grape, citrus zest, pepper, clove, herbal, floral, earth, grass, hay, light funk, bread, and yeast spiciness. Damn nice aromas with good balance, strength, and complexity. Taste of pear, apple, citrus zest, pepper, clove, herbal, floral, grass, hay, earth, bread, light funk, light honey, and yeast spiciness. Lingering notes of light fruits, pepper, clove, hay, grass, herbal, floral, earth and yeast spices on the finish for a good bit. Fantastic flavor balance and complexity; nice spicy/malt flavor balance; zero cloying flavors on the finish. Medium-high carbonation and medium bodied; with a lightly slick and very crisp mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is extremely well hidden with zero warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is a fantastic Biere De Garde! Great flavor balance and complexity; very smooth to sip on for 8.3%. This is extremely crisp and delicious stuff.

Serving type: bottle

11-20-2012 05:33:11 | More by superspak
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Geiseman

Illinois

5/5  rDev +24.1%

10-06-2012 18:22:48 | More by Geiseman
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Apathetiq

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +24.1%

09-10-2012 21:06:33 | More by Apathetiq
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t0rin0

California

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

08-31-2012 13:05:02 | More by t0rin0
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4ster

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -0.7%

08-18-2012 17:50:44 | More by 4ster
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pin

Australia

3/5  rDev -25.6%

08-15-2012 02:55:36 | More by pin
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mmarv74

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -0.7%

07-04-2012 21:47:43 | More by mmarv74
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oberon

North Carolina

3.6/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured into my Ommegang chalice a dull medium golden with a nicely formed white one finger crown that held well atop.Aromas are lightly spiced with a big dose of pilsner malt,a bit of drunken fruit as well.Flavors are again lightly spiced with the pilsner malt being the backbone of the flavors,a bit of drunken fruit lingers.Not overly complex but it's food friendlyo the hilt.I liked the "basic" 3 Monts a little better I think.
8.3% ABV. per bottle label.

Serving type: bottle

06-28-2012 21:27:21 | More by oberon
3 Monts Amber Ale On Lees from Brasserie De Saint-Sylvestre
90 out of 100 based on 130 ratings.