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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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285 Ratings
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Ratings: 285
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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3.99/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

there have been so many new (or new to Colorado) pumpkin beers this fall. it has been hard to keep up with them, although I have been working hard to do so! this one blends into the crowd just a little, by being more spice than vegetable, and by having that touch of vanilla sweetness to it that seems popular this go around, but it also stands out by being perhaps the easiest drinking, least filling, cleanest finishing, full flavored version I have come across. it pours a clear almost red orange color, rusty but bright, with an inch of relaxed tan head. a nose of clove and allspice, not heavy, but not remote either, and sweet red malt. copper and mineral flavors start, pumpkin pie spice takes the middle, and a honey vanilla complex rounds it out, before an almost lager-like quality takes over, crisping everything up and erasing the finish. its delicious, sessionable, and has all the elements of a good pumpkin ale. I think the feel makes this memorable for me. I wish it came in sixes instead of fours, but a lovely brew all up.

StonedTrippin, Oct 28, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

MJ63, Oct 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

Kegatron, Oct 25, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

elkinbrown, Oct 24, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

BeerForMuscle, Oct 23, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -24.9%

Mphis, Oct 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

grittybrews, Oct 22, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

sevenshubby, Oct 20, 2013
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4.06/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

a: dark ruby red with hints of burnt orange. 3 finger white fizzy head that fades pretty quickly. much more red than i expected in a pumpkin beer

s: lots of spice in the nose. cinnamon, clove, nutmeg, and pie crust dominate the nose. the pumpkin aroma is here too for sure, but takes a smoothly mellow backseat. it smells quite nice

t: definitely spice in here. there is a real nice blend of caramel, mild cinnamon, clove, and a a definite pie crust. then we hit the pumpkin - its a nice warming roasted pumpkin flavor here, like the gut of the pumpkin. ends with sweet maltiness. the pumpkin provides the nice background and spices help to round out the flavor. its draw back is that it could have fuller flavors, it tastes a bit thin

m: medium body, not much carbonation - but some.

o: not the best pumpkin beer out there BUT i like the mellow spices in here. i'm not a fan of the overly spiced pumpkin beers and i like how the spices play out in this one. its worth picking up

hopsputin, Oct 20, 2013
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2/5  rDev -45.4%

twonder23, Oct 19, 2013
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redsecretagent, Oct 19, 2013
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3.2/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

I poured this beer, it has a dark burnt orange color body to it with a fizzy head to it, that quickly lays down. The smell has a slight aroma of pumpkin and spice to it. The taste has very little pumpkin flavor and very little spice to it. The mouthfeel is very thin and overall ok

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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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St-Ambroise Citrouille (The Great Pumpkin Ale) from McAuslan Brewing
83 out of 100 based on 285 ratings.