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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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99 Ratings
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Ratings: 99
Reviews: 45
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 11.62%
Wants: 4
Gots: 5 | 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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4.24/5  rDev +14.6%

MJ63, Sunday at 12:33 AM
Photo of Mit
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Pours a deep dark clear golden color with a short lived creamy white head.

Im getting a malty spicy hoppy smell.....not a grapefruit hop mind you which is different.

Very spicy hop bitterness...very slight malt profile. This is a more traditional ipa.....a little different than the norm now adays. So good.

Mouthfeel is good and on point with the abv.

Overall this is very good. I would love to be able to get this on the regular.

Mit, Sep 24, 2014
Photo of leaddog
3.55/5  rDev -4.1%

On tap at National on 10th in Cowtown.

Appearance - Pours a hazy amber with one finger of bubbly white head.

Smell - soapy hops, caramel malts, toffee sweetness

Taste - soapy hops followed by the the caramel malts and toffee sweetness. This one is very malt forward.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied with light to moderate carbonation. Finishes with a lingering sweetness from the malts.

Overall - A "ho-hum" English IPA. I was expecting a little more hop flavour to balance out the malts as I found this brew to be very malt forward. A little tweak to add more hops to this will make this a winner in the EIPA world.

leaddog, Sep 14, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

BRYeleJR, Sep 09, 2014
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3.56/5  rDev -3.8%

MaryW, Aug 31, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

Coombaron, Aug 31, 2014
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3.52/5  rDev -4.9%

Triat00, Aug 31, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

mikeincharleston, Aug 21, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

NJBeer265, Aug 21, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.9%

slowfade, Aug 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

jcubz, Aug 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Lelampp, Aug 11, 2014
Photo of LampertLand
4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

LampertLand, Jul 12, 2014
Photo of Mack
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Mack, Jun 13, 2014
Photo of Eric_Standard
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Light orangey gold with rapidly dissipating white head.

Smell: Grassy hops, floral notes. Earthy. Smells like summer.

Taste: More grassy hops, lots of 'em. Malts and hops remain decently balanced however. A tiny tiny hint of fruit juice-like sweetness up front rapidly transitions to a lingering bitterness that becomes a bit astringent in the finish. Some caramel-like undercurrent throughout.

Mouthfeel: Fairly peppy, but a bit watery for my tastes.

Overall: IPAs are admittedly not my favourite style, but this was still pretty good, and a perfectly respectable beer. Not as nice as some of McAuslan's other offerings, but still very solid. It's just missing a little something.

Eric_Standard, Jun 05, 2014
Photo of BeerLaw
3.59/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Type: IPA
Poured from a 375ml bottle bought here in PEI in a variety pack.

Appearance: Light with slight amber. White head with fairly large bubbles

Smell: Very grassy and earthy. Smells like cascade hops - must be dry hopped with it, and likely added at the end of the boil (sure enough their website says it has Chinook, Golding and Cascade).

Mouthfeel: medium low mouthfeel. Medium carbonation. Slight creamy. 6.2% very well hidden.

Taste: Fairly good for an IPA. Not too hoppy/bitter to the point the malt cannot carry it. But it is much too grassy of a taste to me (too much cascade hops?). A bit astringent.

I love that I was able to drink a beer with a ton of cascade (its been a while)- so I definitely learned something drinking this. Must admit I don't like the hop much though - just far too grassy.

Quite good for an IPA but not the best I've had.

BeerLaw, May 31, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Socialiste, May 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

powdersoldier, May 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

rogerdandy, Apr 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

Niceroad77, Mar 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

guezarka, Feb 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

lesdemonsamaporte, Feb 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

edugasmtl, Jan 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

KeeganRohovich, Dec 10, 2013
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St-Ambroise India Pale Ale from McAuslan Brewing
84 out of 100 based on 99 ratings.