Amber | The 3 Brewers

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The 3 Brewers
Ontario, Canada
les3brasseurs.ca

Style: Belgian Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Well-balanced, smooth and bold. A special blend of pale malts give this beer its distinct color.

26 IBU

Added by Sammy on 06-19-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
28
Reviews:
9
Avg:
3.22
pDev:
16.77%
 
 
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0
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2
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Ratings: 28 |  Reviews: 9
Photo of Sammy
2.83/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

Served way too cold in first week of brewpub's operation. Neutral aroma too slightly malty. Orange/amberish , with lots of lace. creamy body, appropriate carbonation, this is a malt job, very dull with less than average mouthfeel. Not too drinkable.

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Photo of biboergosum
2.79/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

This beer appears a medium golden orange-brown colour, with two fingers of creamy ecru head, which leaves a rinse of soapy lace around the glass. It smells of caramel malt, and...yeast? The taste is more caramel malt, cloves, and well, yeast. WTF? The carbonation is mild, the body medium weight and decently smooth, and it finishes on a drying note, with some more fruity yeastiness.

So, the obvious question had to be asked - did they mix up their lines, get some wheat ale into this purported red ale? No, apparently, that's how it's supposed to taste. Uh huh.

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Photo of WoodBrew
3.75/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I'm trying this at the Oakville location. It poured a clear amber with thin white head that is not leaving any lace. The scent had hints of caramel malt. The taste was nicely balanced and easy to drink....slight roast accompanied the caramel base. The mouthfeel was medium in body with good carbonation. Overall it's a decent amber.

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Photo of wrightst
4/5  rDev +24.2%

Photo of DaPan
3.85/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of wisegreensoul
3.4/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Danielr26
2.5/5  rDev -22.4%

Photo of TerryW
2.53/5  rDev -21.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Part of a sampler made up of 6 beers. Of the lot of them, this one was probably the most anonymous and undistinguished. Not nasty in any way, but pretty much devoid of, well, anything ...

Nice colour though. However, that's not quite enough in a beer.

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3.09/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of cfalovo97
3/5  rDev -6.8%

Photo of SebD
3/5  rDev -6.8%

Photo of brandon911
3.75/5  rDev +16.5%

Photo of Jotora
3/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of MidwestBA
3.25/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of allergictomacros
3.1/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Clear red/amber with a hint of smoke and caramel aroma. Flavour is light roastiness and some dark fruit and raisins. Hints of tobacco and cocoa as well. Flavour balance seems a bit off though. Moderate heft in the body and a slight slickness, and touch of astringency. Just an OK brew that seems a bit rough to me.

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Photo of jneiswender
4/5  rDev +24.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had on tap at the Toronto brewpub. Served in a pint glass cool.

A-Thin off white head and brownish red body

S-Spicy vanilla

T-Spicy, sweet, really nice malt flavors

M-Smooth, medium to full mouthful

D-Nice variation of a varied style. I would drink this again. You can really drink a few of these and be happy.

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Photo of WillAndSarah
3/5  rDev -6.8%

Photo of Stunner97
2.82/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance- a great red and copper color, slight white head, but the color is a very beautiful red and amber color,

Smell- very weak in this department, slight malt smell but its very weak on the nose, was expecting more from the nice look,

Taste- slightly bitter hops try to balance out what is mostly a malty sweet beer, nothing to overwhelming here but not offense a little light,

Mouthfeel- smooth and creamy feel going down

Drinkability- This beer was okay but certainly nothing amazing and with the fine beer choices offered here not one I would would be sessioning considering better offerings, clearly the weakest of there line, average is the word for this one

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Photo of cyrenaica
4.03/5  rDev +25.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I tried this beer on April 22, 2010 at "The 3 Brewers" brewpub in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The beer was a translucent dark cherry red with a very thin white head that hung around on the surface. The aroma was sweet malt, wheat, caramel and hops. The mouthfeel was full-bodied with medium carbonation, The flavour was sweet malt, some wheat malt, and a bitter finish. There was definitely some hefe/witbier characteristics

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Photo of ejh06752
3/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Buster
3.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of mjacquard
3.24/5  rDev +0.6%

Photo of Wordslinger
1.5/5  rDev -53.4%

Photo of Dyerseve
3.75/5  rDev +16.5%

Photo of timiskin
3.25/5  rDev +0.9%

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Amber from The 3 Brewers
3.22 out of 5 based on 28 ratings.
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