St-Ambroise Rousse
McAuslan Brewing

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McAuslan Brewing
Quebec, Canada
American Amber / Red Ale
3.52 | pDev: 11.93%
Oct 07, 2018
Mar 20, 2014
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Rated: 3.5 by toddsschneider from Canada (QC)

Oct 07, 2018
Rated: 3.8 by kylepod from Canada (QC)

Jun 03, 2018
Rated: 3.44 by TheHammer from Canada (ON)

Aug 20, 2017
Rated: 4.25 by StormAles from Canada (ON)

Jun 29, 2017
Rated: 3.47 by BcCraft710 from Canada (BC)

Mar 14, 2017
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Reviewed by Alexc11 from Canada (QC)

3.85/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Like others here, I bought this in can form. As the name indicates, it pours a red amber and a medium foam. Toasty and prune overtone for aroma. Taste is nice balance of bitter with honey and caramel overtones/scent and goes down smoothly. Carbonation medium, bitterness low. Worth a try.
Nov 04, 2016
Rated: 4 by -chii- from Canada (QC)

May 23, 2016
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Reviewed by Poljazz22 from Canada (QC)

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
This is a very nice beer available just about everywhere here in Quebec. It is easy to drink and has a nicely balanced sweetness vs bitterness. Not as filling as the basic St-Ambroise ale. So you can drink a few more. And it is a nice craft for beginners or your friends who drink Bud.
Jan 21, 2016
Rated: 3.75 by theDuck from Canada (QC)

Nov 25, 2015
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Reviewed by kevofficiel from Canada (QC)

3.99/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
St-Ambroise Rousse. I got it in a Can at IGA here in Montreal.

So the look of it: Very red with light carbonation. Brown on the light but overall really red.

The smell of it: like Oreo Biscuit. Sweet malt caramel. Very inviting.

The taste of it: Like red wine. Caramel malt, chocolate sweetness, with a touch of maple sirup.
The taste really remind me of drinking a red wine.

So overall would I recommend it ? It is a Yes ! Nice Red Ale overall. St-Ambroise did it right again and I can not complain about this beer. Enjoy one if you can get your hands on it !
Aug 10, 2015
Rated: 3.71 by KStark from Canada (BC)

Jul 15, 2015
Rated: 3.5 by rugene from Canada (QC)

Mar 02, 2015
Rated: 3.22 by Canada_Dan from Colorado

Nov 21, 2014
Rated: 2.25 by zweird from Canada (ON)

Nov 13, 2014
Rated: 2.75 by kabritz from Canada (QC)

Nov 09, 2014
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Reviewed by biboergosum from Canada (AB)

3.52/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
16oz glass, the day after the McAuslan tap-takeover at Beer Revolution YEG, on a gorgeous October patio.

This beer appears a clear, very dark bronzed amber hue, with a thin cap of wispy, and rather loosely foamy ecru head, which leaves some faint mitochondrial lace around the glass as things duly recede.

It smells of semi-sweet, biscuity caramel malt, a further pastry sweetness, overripe pear and apple, and mild leafy, weedy hops. The taste is sugary pale malt, wet biscuits, apple pie, faint earthy yeast, a touch of nougat, and more weedy, floral hops.

The carbonation is quite sassy in its moderate, and gently fizzy nature, the body a decent medium weight, and a tad edgy in its attempt at smoothness. It finishes off-dry, with a bready pastry character flourishing.

Not a bad red/amber ale, in line with a certain Canadian brewing tradition, rendered here in a sweeter, cake-like manner. Tasty enough, but hardly a sessioner - unless you're into tempting diabetic fate.
Oct 11, 2014
Rated: 3.88 by Howlader from Canada (AB)

Oct 10, 2014
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Reviewed by Haydn-Juby from Vermont

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%
I had this when it came out but must have forgot to review it for whatever reason. Red in color as the name suggests. Great clarity coupled with a nice looking white head. Sweet caramelized malt on the aroma. On the palate it's somewhat lack luster really. Caramel malts and just the slightest tinge of citrusy but more floral hops, I believe they used cascade which would make sense. Easy drinking but doesn't really offer much in terms of uniqueness or boldness.
Oct 08, 2014
Rated: 3.25 by ujin from Canada (QC)

Sep 10, 2014
Rated: 3.25 by Mack from Canada (QC)

Aug 04, 2014
Rated: 3.5 by Niceroad77 from Canada (BC)

Aug 04, 2014
Rated: 4 by Amabar from Canada (QC)

Aug 03, 2014
Rated: 3 by Sammy from Canada (ON)

Jun 13, 2014
Rated: 3.75 by Socialiste from Canada (QC)

May 30, 2014
Rated: 3.5 by VbolieuV from Canada (QC)

May 29, 2014
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Reviewed by Phyl21ca from Canada (QC)

3.12/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
Can: Poured a clear medium amber color ale with a medium size off-white head with good retention with light lacing. Aroma of light caramelized malt with some good cereal notes. Taste is also dominated by lightly caramelized malt with some cereal notes. Body is about average with good carbonation. Nothing to write home about but good session amber ale with limited hops presence.
May 17, 2014
Rated: 3.75 by deonreds from New York

Apr 23, 2014
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