3 Monts Flanders Golden Ale | Brasserie De Saint-Sylvestre

BA SCORE
88
very good
493 Ratings
3 Monts Flanders Golden Ale3 Monts Flanders Golden Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brasserie De Saint-Sylvestre
France
brasserie-st-sylvestre.com

Style: Bière de Garde

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-20-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
493
Reviews:
285
Avg:
3.94
pDev:
12.94%
 
 
Wants:
51
Gots:
59
For Trade:
0
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Photo of captaincoffee
3.87/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours light gold with a fluffy, almost marshmellow-like, head that sticks like glue all over the glass. Nose is yeasty (a wet dough kind of yeast) with some clove and grassy notes. Taste is crisp with more spices coming through. However, I get an off flavor in the finish. Carbonation is strong but very refined; mouthfeel like a champagne. Overall, difficult to judge because it has good qualities and some that i didn't care for as much. I can't help but think this would be a much better beer at 7% than at 8.5%.

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Photo of s4s
3.48/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of artemh
3.93/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ELFERALO
4.42/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of marcrech
3.53/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WGO
4.15/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of gtermi
4.21/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MilwaukeeBeerMaker
3.29/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Walbert_Neto
3.78/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CAcker
4.5/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of AlexFields
3.67/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Oxandre
3.6/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mongo_only_pawn
3.96/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

I tried this beer in SInt Maarten, it was good, but it was late when I drink it also!

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Photo of OneBeertoRTA
3.16/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ckollias
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of boyostrype
3.78/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tally
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mmess65
4.34/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of twinsfan2009
4.41/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This beer is astounding. Highly recommend. Can be found in eastern France and Luxembourg.

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Photo of afsdan
4.5/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Drift
3/5  rDev -23.9%

Photo of SmashPants
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
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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Photo of olradetbalder
3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

Photo of Patitifa
4.56/5  rDev +15.7%

Photo of jskosman
4.75/5  rDev +20.6%

3 Monts Flanders Golden Ale from Brasserie De Saint-Sylvestre
3.94 out of 5 based on 493 ratings.
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