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St-Ambroise Rousse - McAuslan Brewing

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Ratings: 15
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.33
pDev: 13.21%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
McAuslan Brewing visit their website
Quebec, Canada

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: papat444 on 03-20-2014)
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Reviews by Niceroad77:
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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Niceroad77, Aug 04, 2014
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3.51/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

16oz glass, the day after the McAuslan tap-takeover at Beer Revolution YEG, on a gorgeous October patio.

This beer appears a clear, very dark bronzed amber hue, with a thin cap of wispy, and thoroughly loosely foamy ecru head, which leaves some faint mitochondrial lace around the glass as things duly recede.

It smells of semi-sweet, biscuity caramel malt, a further pastry sweetness, overripe pear and apple, and mild leafy, weedy hops. The taste is sugary pale malt, wet biscuits, apple pie, faint earthy yeast, a touch of nougat, and more weedy, floral hops.

The carbonation is quite sassy in its moderate, and gently fizziness, the body a decent medium weight, and a tad edgy in its attempt at smoothness. It finishes off-dry, with a bready pastry character flourishing.

Not a bad red ale, in line with a certain Canadian brewing tradition, rendered here in a sweeter, cake-like manner. Tasty enough, but hardly a sessioner - unless you're into tempting diabetic fate.

biboergosum, Oct 11, 2014
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3/5  rDev -9.9%

Sammy, Jun 13, 2014
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3.13/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Can: Poured a clear medium amber color ale with a medium size off-white head with good retention with light lacing. Aroma of light caramelized malt with some good cereal notes. Taste is also dominated by lightly caramelized malt with some cereal notes. Body is about average with good carbonation. Nothing to write home about but good session amber ale with limited hops presence.

Phyl21ca, May 17, 2014
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3.22/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

ujin, Sep 10, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

I had this when it came out but must have forgot to review it for whatever reason. Red in color as the name suggests. Great clarity coupled with a nice looking white head. Sweet caramelized malt on the aroma. On the palate it's somewhat lack luster really. Caramel malts and just the slightest tinge of citrusy but more floral hops, I believe they used cascade which would make sense. Easy drinking but doesn't really offer much in terms of uniqueness or boldness.

Haydn-Juby, Oct 08, 2014
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zweird, Nov 13, 2014
St-Ambroise Rousse from McAuslan Brewing
79 out of 100 based on 15 ratings.