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St-Ambroise Apricot Wheat Ale - McAuslan Brewing

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St-Ambroise Apricot Wheat AleSt-Ambroise Apricot Wheat Ale

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347 Ratings
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Ratings: 347
Reviews: 194
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 12.91%
Wants: 10
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
McAuslan Brewing visit their website
Quebec, Canada

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: the42ndtourist on 08-12-2002)
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Ratings: 347 | Reviews: 194 | Display Reviews Only:
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AnHeroicHippo

Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +3%

09-09-2013 13:20:19 | More by AnHeroicHippo
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esto

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +23.6%

09-08-2013 22:58:08 | More by esto
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kwa357

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

09-08-2013 22:33:47 | More by kwa357
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alelover

Michigan

3/5  rDev -17.6%

09-08-2013 01:56:45 | More by alelover
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TT--Cashout

Newfoundland (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

09-07-2013 13:44:20 | More by TT--Cashout
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vielma

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

09-02-2013 23:49:24 | More by vielma
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Acebulf

New Brunswick (Canada)

4.21/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Pours clear orange with foamy head that dissipates quite quickly. Smells heavily of apricot.

The mouthfeel is a bit thick and sugary while the carbonation is light It tastes of apricot, but the beer taste is also very present. Wheat with a light hop finish. Slightly bitter.

Overall a really good beer to enjoy on a hot summer day, or with light food.

Serving type: bottle

09-01-2013 19:15:59 | More by Acebulf
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.36/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Pours a clear orange with a foamy tan head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace slowly drip into the remaining beer on the drink down. Smell is of malt, wheat, and apricot aromas. Taste is much the same with grain and apricot flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of earthy bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a pretty good level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with a nice apricot smell that is much better than the flavor in my opinion.

Serving type: bottle

08-24-2013 04:07:27 | More by UCLABrewN84
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GoHabsGo

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +3%

08-19-2013 23:04:37 | More by GoHabsGo
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Eric908

South Dakota

3.75/5  rDev +3%

08-17-2013 05:36:45 | More by Eric908
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Janeinma

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

08-13-2013 02:05:39 | More by Janeinma
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davegray

California

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

08-12-2013 03:54:58 | More by davegray
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jkvt

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +23.6%

08-07-2013 00:02:08 | More by jkvt
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billnet

Georgia

4/5  rDev +9.9%

08-05-2013 18:45:38 | More by billnet
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OtherShoe2

Massachusetts

3.73/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours medium copper with a foam white head. No real retention or lace.

Big natural apricot aroma, more like apricot preserves. You get a real sugary nose here.

A case where the nose is stronger than the taste. Mild apricot flavors over some toasted moderately bitter grain. This creates a bitter cookie flavor that works well. Malt, grain husk, and fruit all co-mingle nicely. Moderate bitterness at the end. Sweetness is never a consideration, but this one has some complexities that keep me from calling this harsh or dry.

Lighter bodied and medium carbonation.

A real decent apricot brew. Fantastic nose for the fruit element. The beer side of it is never lost, and in fact dominates. Well done.

Serving type: bottle

08-01-2013 03:31:56 | More by OtherShoe2
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ThisWangsChung

Maryland

3.35/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

11.5 oz bottle into a pint glass.

A: Pours a dark copper color. Nice head on this one: a one finger off-white shade with a beautiful texture. As it recedes (relatively swiftly), it leaves behind decent amounts of lacing behind.

S: There's a nice aroma of apricots here. Honey, caramel, graham cracker, and wheat help support it. The aroma is generally sweet, but not overbearingly cloying.

T: It's initially quite forward in apricot flavors - decent ones, too, nothing horribly artificial. The flavors slowly transform into a finish/aftertaste laden with graham crackers. It's quite sweet, though restrained well enough so as to not become cloying.

M: It's nicely clean/crisp on the back end, which I always embrace in these beers. Well carbonated, too. In terms of how it finishes, there's enough dryness to reduce any overdone sweetness, and enough wetness to make it a great hot weather refresher.

O: Quite enjoyable for what it is. Not a world-beater, just a solid fruit beer that goes well with a hot-ass day.

Serving type: bottle

07-22-2013 20:03:58 | More by ThisWangsChung
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hopsolutely

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A solid summer fruit beer.

Pours a clear and brassy golden colour, with a limited white head that disappears pretty quickly. Aroma is apricot jam-forward, with a background of wheat and barley. Wheat is clear in the taste despite the fruit focus. It is a sweet beer but has a reasonably dry backbone to the finish, while maintaining jam and grains throughout.

Although not a flavour profile I could personally drink all night, a nice change from "the every day" and overall a well brewed beer.

Serving type: bottle

07-21-2013 01:40:56 | More by hopsolutely
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fizzyted

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

07-17-2013 14:15:45 | More by fizzyted
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WillAndSarah

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +9.9%

07-14-2013 17:19:22 | More by WillAndSarah
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tbryan5

Louisiana

4/5  rDev +9.9%

07-10-2013 01:15:35 | More by tbryan5
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evil_liver

Ontario (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

07-07-2013 05:09:19 | More by evil_liver
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LampertLand

British Columbia (Canada)

3.81/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

St.Ambroise Apricot Wheat Ale @ 5.0% , served from a 6pack of 341 ml bottles purchased for $12

A-pour is a golden amber with a small off white head leaving a streaky lace along the stein

S-honey & apricots

T-oh so sweet apricots , slight dry finish

MF-medium carbonation , light body , very sweet on the palate , a real thirst quencher

Ov-a good , well crafted summer beer

prost LampertLand

Serving type: bottle

07-04-2013 18:01:57 | More by LampertLand
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NDG07

Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +3%

07-04-2013 03:46:08 | More by NDG07
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Dave_in_GR

Michigan

4.06/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 341ml bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance is a bright orange-yellow color, similar to apple juice but with a finger-width of bubbly head that fades quickly.

Smell is dominated by apricot, very lush.

Taste is similar, with a rich apricot flavor that is finished with barley and wheat malts and just a hint of hoppy bitterness. Really nice.

Mouthfeel is light bodied and heavily carbonated.

Overall, one of the best fruit beers I have tasted. Wonderful for the summer.

Serving type: bottle

07-03-2013 21:10:24 | More by Dave_in_GR
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peensteen

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

06-29-2013 14:01:37 | More by peensteen
St-Ambroise Apricot Wheat Ale from McAuslan Brewing
82 out of 100 based on 347 ratings.