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St-Ambroise India Pale Ale - McAuslan Brewing

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St-Ambroise India Pale AleSt-Ambroise India Pale Ale

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92 Ratings
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Ratings: 92
Reviews: 43
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 11.62%
Wants: 4
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
McAuslan Brewing visit their website
Quebec, Canada

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Yoonisaykul on 07-25-2011)
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maxraymond

Quebec (Canada)

5/5  rDev +35.1%

12-30-2011 20:42:31 | More by maxraymond
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Kloug

Quebec (Canada)

5/5  rDev +35.1%

02-25-2013 23:55:27 | More by Kloug
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jrempel

Quebec (Canada)

5/5  rDev +35.1%

01-31-2012 03:20:08 | More by jrempel
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discoinfiltrator

Quebec (Canada)

5/5  rDev +35.1%

11-27-2011 01:02:37 | More by discoinfiltrator
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Molson2000

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

09-20-2012 22:51:43 | More by Molson2000
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NightINgale

Russian Federation

4.3/5  rDev +16.2%

Standard 341ml bottle...

A - Looks similar to a typical American IPA; light amber in colour, slightly hazy, the head is nice and fluffy and its retention is quite good.

S - Very fruity nose. Apple, peach, maybe pear or plum, and some ripe oranges. Also malty, with hints of toffee and bread. To some extent it smells similar to an English IPA or an ESB.

T - Starts out very juicy and fruity, with lots of orange, peach, and apple notes. Then you get that smooth bready sweetness, thanks to the crystal malts. Bitterness can be felt throughout, but it is particularly noticeable in the after-taste, blending well with lingering fruitiness. I was impressed by the intenseness of the aromatic hop profile of this beer and by the lovely balance between fruity, bitter and sweet.

M - Lighter-than-medium body to the beer. Medium level of carbonation. I could also feel the hop oils on the palate. Virtually no taste of alcohol. Fairly strong bitterness.

O - I'm loving what the folks at McAuslan have done with the style. It's not an American IPA, yet it isn't quite an English IPA either! Strong on the aromatic side, not too intense on the bitter side. I hope this sticks around the few shops it's sold at! I'm getting myself another 4-pack!

09-27-2011 02:03:08 | More by NightINgale
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Niceroad77

British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

03-22-2014 15:33:16 | More by Niceroad77
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ZorPrime

Quebec (Canada)

4.03/5  rDev +8.9%

Wow, I was waiting on this one! Finally got a bottle...

Copper color. Slightly veiled. Nice white foamy and creamy head. Wow when pouring the beer the hops aroma hits you nicely. Hoppy and caramel malts in the nose. Well balanced. Delightful. Citrus hops note in the nose. Some grapefruits in the nose... very light.

On the taste, fruity. The bitterness is light. For some, it might be bad... but I think it is very good. Different. Caramel malts are dominating. Delicious. Easy to drink. Refreshing. A nice beer from McAuslan.

09-22-2011 01:02:22 | More by ZorPrime
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jcubz

Saskatchewan (Canada)

4/5  rDev +8.1%

08-11-2014 03:51:30 | More by jcubz
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IronDjinn

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev +8.1%

From a 341 ml brown bottle, out of a 4-pack. Pours out a hazed marmalade hue, with a tall loose creamy white head that retains well and slowly settles.

Bready, biscuity malt on the nose, with some cakey malt sweetness, accompanied by pleasant floral and herbal hops, touches of orange.

Nice balance found in the flavour. Starts off with bready, cakey malt, quickly joined by mild yet abundant herbal and grassy hops that tend to dominate the rest of the way, yet never overpower. Some spicy hops near the finish and into the aftertaste.

Medium-bodied mouthfeel, somewhat slippery texture with a rather assertive amount of carbonation.

Enjoyable take on the English IPA variety, great balance between the malt and hops, and equally impressive refinement behind the hop presence itself. Another solid offering from McAuslan.

01-30-2012 00:15:44 | More by IronDjinn
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RedAleMan

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +8.1%

10-19-2013 23:53:03 | More by RedAleMan
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benbou17

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev +8.1%

12-05-2011 02:48:58 | More by benbou17
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LampertLand

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +8.1%

McAuslan Brewing 'St.Ambroise IPA' @ 6.2% , served from a couple of 473 ml cans purchased for $2.25 each

A-pour is gold from the can to glass with a small off-white head leaving a minimal lace ring along the pint

S-distinct east coast hop's

T-clean & crisp , tasty

MF-ok/low carbonation , big medium body

Ov-surprisingly good beer

prost LampertLand

07-12-2014 05:34:56 | More by LampertLand
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kabritz

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev +8.1%

09-03-2013 13:46:20 | More by kabritz
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rale

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev +8.1%

07-07-2013 16:49:58 | More by rale
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rogerdandy

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev +8.1%

04-23-2014 15:27:30 | More by rogerdandy
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AnHeroicHippo

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev +8.1%

09-09-2013 13:22:11 | More by AnHeroicHippo
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guezarka

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +8.1%

02-24-2014 02:31:14 | More by guezarka
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Ivanhoes_Backpack

New Brunswick (Canada)

4/5  rDev +8.1%

03-12-2014 00:09:14 | More by Ivanhoes_Backpack
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jmdr

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev +8.1%

11-23-2011 02:43:00 | More by jmdr
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powdersoldier

Washington

4/5  rDev +8.1%

05-05-2014 15:40:32 | More by powdersoldier
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bigox420

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +8.1%

10-25-2013 19:20:26 | More by bigox420
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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +8.1%

11-27-2011 15:04:25 | More by Rochefort10nh
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JOaikido

Quebec (Canada)

3.98/5  rDev +7.6%

341 ml bottle.

A- Nice golden colour. Not much of a head, but it did leave some nice lacing.

S- Citrussy hops with some grassy notes.

T- Nice hops flavour and not overdone. Grapefruit bitterness with some floral and grassy notes. Malt a bit weak but nice with a very faint touch of caramel. I prefer a stronger middle. Mild aftertaste which was very pleasant for a fairly hoppy beer.

MF- Fairly light bodied, crisp and very thirst quenching.

D- Very easy drinking. Would be a nice beer to take in the heat.

11-26-2011 01:30:41 | More by JOaikido
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Long813

Ontario (Canada)

3.95/5  rDev +6.8%

A: Pours a dark orange body with three fingers of white fluffy head. Retention is decent with some lacing.

S: Loads of bready malts and hops. Some citrus notes, but not to strong.

T: Following the aroma, there is loads of earthy hops mixed with a balanced breadiness. Hard to pick out any fruitiness here.

M: Medium-light bodied with loads of carbonation. The texture was froathy and left a very bitter aftertaste that lingered for ages. Alcohol is not noticeable.

O: Good brew, pleasing and tasteful, but I felt the carbonation could be toned as well as have some more malt character.

09-14-2011 02:05:25 | More by Long813
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St-Ambroise India Pale Ale from McAuslan Brewing
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