St-Ambroise Double India Pale Ale - McAuslan Brewing

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St-Ambroise Double India Pale AleSt-Ambroise Double India Pale Ale

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10 Reviews
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Reviews: 10
Hads: 48
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 3.62%
Wants: 2
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
McAuslan Brewing visit their website
Quebec, Canada

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: jrempel on 09-11-2013

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Reviews: 10 | Hads: 48
Reviews by wizo:
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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

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4.04/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

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3.43/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.81/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CrazyDavros
3.23/5  rDev -10%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.25

Pours amber with a large white head.
Nose shows honey, bready malt and some resinous hops. Very sweet-smelling.
Flavours include heavy booze, loads of sweet syrupy malt and a piny, metallic bitterness in the finish. (215 characters)

Photo of rugene
2.89/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Phyl21ca
3.74/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle: Poured a clear medium amber color ale with a relatively large foamy head with good retention and some good lacing. Aroma consists of green hoppy notes with nice floral hops aroma. Taste is also dominated by nice green floral hops with a medium sweet caramelized malt backbone. Body is about average with good carbonation. I was expecting a lot worse based on previous ratings and comments but it is actually quite well balanced with an enjoyable level of hops. (468 characters)

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2.5/5  rDev -30.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

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3.64/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of LampertLand
3.67/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

St.Ambroise 'Double IPA' @ 8.0% , served from 6pack of 341 ml bottles purchased for $14.50

A-pour is a light gold from the bottle to a clear gold in the glass with a big frothy off-white head leaving a streaky lace along the pint

S-smelley double IPA , lot's of hops

T-dissapointing at first because of the dry bitterness that lingers on the palate thru out

MF-not the best carbonation , feels full bodied , dryness lingers on the palate

Ov-dissapointing Dbl IPA

prost LampertLand (487 characters)

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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

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3.2/5  rDev -10.9%

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3/5  rDev -16.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +32.3%

Photo of kevofficiel
3.74/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

St-Ambroise Double India Pale Ale,


The look of it: Yellow golden color, with lots of carbonation. About 2 fingers of head thats stays in the glass until in the end.


The smell of it: Typical of the IPA, hops aromas with some grapefruit.


The taste of it: Not as strong as the smell. The hops are less present. You feel it more o the after taste. As a double IPA, the taste is not quite there. Some presence of candy sugar with a dry finish.


So overall would I recommend it? Yes but as a double IPA, I am a bit disappointed. I really can t see the difference between that beer and a regular IPA expect that the double IPA have a higher ABV. But overall its a nice beer. (675 characters)

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1.5/5  rDev -58.2%

Photo of Tuey13
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a very clear golden / amber color with a bright white frothy head that dissipates rather quickly.

The smell is very strong with resinous pine and citrus, mostly pineapple and grapefruit... A bit of honey sweetness with maybe a little maple syrup as well.

The taste is very bitter and piney at first from the hops... citrus notes of grapefruit and pineapple with a candy sweetness before a dry finish.

I did notice the alcohol come out as it warmed, but not too much that it was overpowering.

Overall, a pretty good Double IPA.. not a phenomenal beer, but a good and well balanced one.

Cheers! (603 characters)

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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

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4/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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2.5/5  rDev -30.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

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St-Ambroise Double India Pale Ale from McAuslan Brewing
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