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St-Ambroise Érable - McAuslan Brewing

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St-Ambroise ÉrableSt-Ambroise Érable

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Ratings: 21
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 13.24%
Wants: 4
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
McAuslan Brewing visit their website
Quebec, Canada

Style | ABV
Herbed / Spiced Beer |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: JOaikido on 02-25-2013)
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Reviews by wizo:
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

wizo, Apr 19, 2014
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Photo of biboergosum
3.78/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

341ml bottle, sold in 4-packs in Alberta.

This beer pours a crystal clear, medium copper amber hue, with two fingers of puffy, shiny, and creamy beige head, which leaves a few instances of remote coral islet lace around the glass as things slowly abate.

It smells of semi-sweet biscuity caramel malt, woody maple syrup, a bit of fig and date dark fruitiness, and musty, earthy hops. The taste is pretty much in line with the aroma - sweet, kind of bready caramel malt, a touch of toffee pudding, a fairly dry-seeming maple sap character, more fig-like black fruit, and weakening earthy, somewhat leafy hops.

The bubbles are moderate in strength, and a bit tight beyond their basic frothiness, the body a decent medium weight, and generally smooth, with a suggestion of an echo of creaminess. It finishes off-dry, the caramel malt more culpable for the lingering sweetness than any loitering maple tree notes.

A pleasant enough maple beer, the guest ingredient let free to be its more or less natural self, on top of a pretty solid amber ale. The combined sugary essences might limit me to just the one for now, but I'm pretty sure I'll return to this soon enough.

biboergosum, Apr 01, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

Sammy, May 31, 2014
Photo of Phyl21ca
3.84/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Draft: Poured an amber color ale with a small foamy head with light retention and no lacing. Aroma consists of woody notes with maple notes with light dry caramel notes. Taste is also a very nice mix of dry caramel malt with some woody notes and some clear maple notes. Body is light with medium carbonation. I am usually not a fan of maple beer but I must admit that this one is quite good.

Phyl21ca, Mar 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

DamageCase76, Nov 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

RedAleMan, Oct 20, 2013
Photo of SebD
3.61/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: It has a nice deep copper/amber color to it. It has a nice creamy beige head that dies down moderately and leaves little lacing.

Smell: The aromas definitely give out hints of maple syrup, caramel, slight toffee and biscuity/nutty malts.

Taste: Like the aromas, it has some sweet maple syrup, caramel/toffee, biscuity malts and a slight breadiness.

Mouthfeel: It has a med/high carbonation with a nice overall balance and feel although it is somewhat light.

Drinkability: It's a very smooth drinkable beer accompanied with decent flavors and aromas.

SebD, Apr 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

LarryAppleton, Jun 01, 2013
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3/5  rDev -18.9%

lgmol, May 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

VbolieuV, Apr 23, 2014
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4.05/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

341 ml bottle. A limited edition maple flavoured (maple syrup and natural maple flavour) ale. BBF octobe 31 2013.

A- Dark copper brown. No cloudinessé Nice light beige head. Lots of bubbles.

S- SWeet caramel and maple. Touch of candies fruit.

T- Maple (a little strong on the added flavour). Caramel. Nice little hops touch near the end.

MF - Medium bodied. Clean.

O- Fit the bill.

JOaikido, Feb 25, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Kmat10, Mar 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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5/5  rDev +35.1%

jrempel, Mar 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

yancot, May 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Cycle69, Mar 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

NightINgale, Jun 28, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.9%

slowfade, Aug 13, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

bigox420, Oct 25, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

Vyronian, Apr 13, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -25.7%

NDG07, Jul 04, 2013
St-Ambroise Érable from McAuslan Brewing
84 out of 100 based on 21 ratings.