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St-Ambroise Citrouille (The Great Pumpkin Ale) - McAuslan Brewing

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St-Ambroise Citrouille (The Great Pumpkin Ale)St-Ambroise Citrouille (The Great Pumpkin Ale)

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282 Ratings
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Ratings: 282
Reviews: 149
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 13.11%
Wants: 14
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
McAuslan Brewing visit their website
Quebec, Canada

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Phyl21ca on 08-31-2007)
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Photo of schopenhauerale
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

schopenhauerale, Oct 06, 2012
Photo of wedge
3.93/5  rDev +7.4%

Deep, reddened copper covered with a small beige head, quickly diminishing to a ring. Expected pie spice aromas upfront, though not as bright as others, quickly followed by pumpkin, caramel, and toffee. Caramel sweetness, pumpkin pie, mild cinnamon, breadiness, and a touch of tartness in the finish. Drinks heavier than 5%; smooth and chewy. Not too over-the-top with spices, not too sweet...enjoyable!

wedge, Oct 05, 2012
Photo of bent
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

bent, Oct 05, 2012
Photo of imbuckeye
4/5  rDev +9.3%

imbuckeye, Oct 02, 2012
Photo of oldp0rt
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

oldp0rt, Oct 01, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Melomanemusher, Sep 28, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

dsuedbeck, Sep 28, 2012
Photo of Kristin87
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Kristin87, Sep 28, 2012
Photo of Partridge
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Partridge, Sep 25, 2012
Photo of nquigley16
2.5/5  rDev -31.7%

nquigley16, Sep 23, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

rodrigueZflyingf0x, Sep 21, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

bumchilly25, Sep 15, 2012
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

djcreepshow, Sep 05, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Naterobsnyk4, Jun 24, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +23%

TJMcScmeebs, May 21, 2012
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5/5  rDev +36.6%

jrempel, Apr 29, 2012
Photo of IllNate
3.63/5  rDev -0.8%

Pours an appealing copper with a decent amount of off white head. Decent retention. The nose hints of pumpkin spice and medium roasted malt. Smells festive, but not over the top. Taste is also not over the top, which I like in a pumpkin ale. Pumpkin spice is up front, but still leaves room for the beer to come through. Malts are sweet and caramel with a pale base. Mouthfeel is generally thin, but smooth. Overall a good pumpkin beer, better than most, but I've also had much better in the category.

IllNate, Feb 22, 2012
Photo of LiquidAmber
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Poured into a Gulden Draak tulip glass. Pours a medium coppery orange amber. Thin medium head dissipates quickly into a ring, no lacing. Light aroma of pumpkin pie spices, light pumpkin. Flavor is subtle, but pleasant pumpkin pie spices, sweet pumpkin, faint sweet malt. Nice prickly carbonation bite at the end. Light bodied. A satisfactory pumpkin ale, nice flavors without any off elements that a lot of light pumpkin ales seem to have. Nothing to rush back to, but one of the better light, low ABV pumpkin ales I've had

LiquidAmber, Feb 10, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

wizo, Feb 08, 2012
Photo of LampertLand
3.98/5  rDev +8.7%

This was the first Pumpkin Ale that I was to find at Liquor Plus on Douglas St. during the limited October pumpkin ale season , pleasant enough in appearance and smell , I was disapointed in both taste and mouthfeel , just a little to watery for my taste buds , the overall flavour was enjoyable enough to go looking for the great pumpkin again thou

Cheers LampertLand

LampertLand, Jan 18, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

irishkyle21, Jan 17, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +23%

maxraymond, Dec 30, 2011
Photo of beerthulhu
3.48/5  rDev -4.9%

A: Rustic orange exit from the bottle is more dark candy apple red in the glass. Fizzy dark khaki head is quick to dissipate while the visible carbonation was light with a soft rising. No lacing.

S: Fresh cinnamon, cola, pot pourri, and some gingerbread is most evident moderate in strength. Toasted sweet caramel is the backing.

T: The flavor was sweet, cloying, of toasted sweet caramel, cinnamon, and nutmeg first getting noticed. Sugar graham crackers, and gingerbread with a dry toasted baked sweetness. More pumpkin spice the actual pumpkin with some dry pumpkin crust breading.

M: a medium maltiness, turning chewy with a quiet carbonation. Nice resistance and weight on the tongue.

D: Limited drinkability, more spice then pumpkin if that’s your thing. Toasted dry sweetness and comes off as a dessert beer. Festive, spicy and sweet best compliments a thanksgiving dinner.

beerthulhu, Dec 19, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +23%

poogas, Dec 12, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

benbou17, Dec 05, 2011
St-Ambroise Citrouille (The Great Pumpkin Ale) from McAuslan Brewing
83 out of 100 based on 282 ratings.