St-Ambroise Apricot Wheat Ale - McAuslan Brewing
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Reviews by liamt07:
3.55/5 rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4
On tap at C'est What. A very sweet, apricot bomb sniffing this guy. Light orange body, with no head and no lacing at all. Taste is very apricotty (that's not a word!), light floral hops in there too for a touch of bitterness. Mouthfeel is very poppy, the carbonation is mega high on this one. Felt like a soft drink at times going down. A decent drinker, but not something I would go out and buy given the opportunity.
Serving type: on-tap
05-27-2010 15:39:34 | More by liamt07
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3.68/5 rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
473 ml can from LCBo poured into a pint glass.
Appearance- Nice copper / gold looking beer poured into glass. 2 fingers of light fluffy head rest on top dissipating almost entirely in the next two minutes. Slight soapy cream left on top. Nice lacing on the glass and beer is clearly effervescent.
Smell - Big apricot nose that is quite sweet. Not a whole lot else there maybe some caramel aromas thrown in for good measure but by and large it is only apricot. Slight vegetativeness after the first couple of sips becomes detectable.Also a vague honey scent is perceptible.
Taste- Fairly sweet apricot, but not over-sweet, clearly enough bitterness in here to determine that this truly is beer. Sweetness only last the initial bit in the mouth, after that it subsides and you are left with a beer flavor full of malts and a bit of a fresh grassy taste.
Mouthfeel - Rich but a bit syrupy especially on the first couple of gulps. After that, the beer goes down very refreshing and the carbonation adds to the fullness.
Overall - One of my favorites from this brewery and does not suffer from the thinness that i detected in the raspberry. Probably doesn't help that i am enjoying this on a wet, dank October day, this is a beer meant to be enjoyed on a rooftop patio during our short Canadian summer.
Serving type: can
10-17-2013 22:19:46 | More by DenisKolkin
St-Ambroise Apricot Wheat Ale from McAuslan Brewing
82 out of 100 based on 323 ratings.