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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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339 Ratings
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Ratings: 339
Reviews: 194
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 13.19%
Wants: 9
Gots: 13 | 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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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
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Caskaway

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

06-29-2013 12:33:19 | More by Caskaway
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rnm410

Louisiana

4/5  rDev +9.9%

06-26-2013 17:40:06 | More by rnm410
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Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +3%

06-25-2013 20:02:59 | More by mrfrancis
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Geoffeweizen

British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +3%

06-25-2013 20:01:15 | More by Geoffeweizen
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307x

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +9.9%

06-23-2013 21:57:08 | More by 307x
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Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

06-20-2013 02:22:13 | More by cgarcer
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Saskatchewan (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +3%

06-18-2013 03:35:17 | More by YamagamiTravis
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TheBeeraholic

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

06-16-2013 11:01:35 | More by TheBeeraholic
St-Ambroise Apricot Wheat Ale from McAuslan Brewing
82 out of 100 based on 339 ratings.