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McAuslan Cream Ale - McAuslan Brewing

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54 Ratings
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Ratings: 54
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 10.24%
Wants: 8
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
McAuslan Brewing visit their website
Quebec, Canada

Style | ABV
Cream Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
St Ambroise Pale Ale served on nitro.

(Beer added by: francisweizen on 07-26-2004)
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Photo of CalgaryFMC
3.66/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pint on tap at Beer Revolution, one of several McAuslan brews currently on showcase. Quite a looker, a cloudy golden-beige with two fingers of creamy whipped head, small nitro bubbles forming a nice compact froth. Aroma is very light and fruity: Hard candy, subtle orchard fruit (pears), a whiff of citrus rind, sweet grains, and a dash of green grass. Palate is similarly fruity and gently bitter, a muddle of lemon rind, vanilla, pear, stale white peppercorn, and grass with a mineral bite. Background white bread and corn sweetness. I do appreciate the silky smooth creamy texture, as billed. Whereas McAuslan's red failed to meet my expectations, this exceeded them. Nothing that will re-define your beer paradigm (or even your cream ale paradigm), but makes for a reasonable low-key session.

CalgaryFMC, Nov 12, 2014
Photo of Rlombardi75
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Rlombardi75, Oct 28, 2014
Photo of Franck
2.5/5  rDev -32.6%

Franck, Oct 22, 2014
Photo of Hypersomnia
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Hypersomnia, Sep 26, 2014
Photo of Mack
3/5  rDev -19.1%

Mack, Sep 07, 2014
Photo of deonreds
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

deonreds, Aug 26, 2014
Photo of Profchaos20
4/5  rDev +7.8%

Profchaos20, Aug 21, 2014
Photo of slowfade
3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

slowfade, Aug 13, 2014
Photo of TGS
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

TGS, Jul 11, 2014
Photo of cam477
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

cam477, Jul 07, 2014
Photo of Socialiste
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Socialiste, May 30, 2014
Photo of CurtisD
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

CurtisD, Apr 25, 2014
Photo of bunruh
4/5  rDev +7.8%

bunruh, Mar 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

yancot, Feb 08, 2014
Photo of wizo
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

wizo, Nov 16, 2013
Photo of papat444
3.48/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A totally beige body due to the silky, creamy head mixes nicely with the light copper body. Aroma of nuts and malt is somewhat muted by the nitro. Decent flavor, mineral hops, some fruit. Very creamy body, ultra smooth but middle is a bit muddled.. Overall, decent enough.

papat444, Sep 08, 2013
Photo of beerhunter13
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

beerhunter13, Aug 24, 2013
Photo of 307x
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

307x, Jun 23, 2013
Photo of TheBeeraholic
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

TheBeeraholic, Jun 16, 2013
Photo of TheDoctor
3.71/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A:
Thick and creamy looking with nice cascading effects and good head retention; some light lacing.

S:
Dry hay and some slight maltiness. Nothing too in-your-face.

T:
Tastes mildly hoppy but not bitter or anything. A touch of sweetness citrus, grass, mustiness.

M:
Nice and creamy. Smooth and dry with a quick finish.

O:
This is a good beer. I read (don't know for sure) that this is just their Pale Ale with nitro and that they thought it tasted so different they decided to call it cream ale (I don't think it actually is one). I don't know if that is true but if it is, then it is quite amazing how different the taste is. I wouldn't spend tons to get my hands on it, but if it is on tap I'll definitely get it over some other stuff. Really enjoyable.

TheDoctor, May 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

juliendesrochers, Mar 23, 2013
Photo of rale
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

rale, Jan 03, 2013
Photo of KalanM
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

KalanM, Nov 29, 2012
Photo of rappmann
3.68/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A - copper with two fingers of fluffy dense white head. Cascading beautifully. The head sticks around for the entire pint.

S - smells like a toned down version of their pale ale. Spicy notes from the yeast. really beautiful caramel malty notes.

T - Tons of biscuity malt characters fnished with the tiniest hop bite. very spicy.

M - The nitro really makes me enjoy this beer on another level. It adds the creamiest finish. This beer is extremely easy to drink

O - A good example of the style. Nitro made it way better. Had it at work after my shift and I'm glad I did. Would have again.

rappmann, Nov 25, 2012
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3/5  rDev -19.1%

cfalovo97, Nov 06, 2012
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McAuslan Cream Ale from McAuslan Brewing
84 out of 100 based on 54 ratings.