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St-Ambroise Oatmeal Stout | McAuslan Brewing

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4.07/5
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1,259 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
McAuslan Brewing
Quebec, Canada
mcauslan.com

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brewed from 40 percent dark malts and roasted barley, this intensely black ale carries strong hints of espresso and chocolate. Oatmeal contributes body and a long-lasting mocha-colored head to this well-hopped beer.
• Dense mocha-coloured head
• Chocolate/espresso flavour, medium sweet with a distinct floral aroma
• Ideal accompaniment to chocolate desserts

Added by kbub6f on 09-18-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,506
Reviews:
635
Ratings:
1,259
pDev:
10.81%
Bros Score:
4.12
 
 
Wants:
99
Gots:
158
Trade:
2
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Ratings: 1,259 |  Reviews: 635
Photo of Gkruszewski
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of eberesford
4.79/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Superb! Rich but not too heavy, beautifully balanced!

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Photo of WynnO
3.76/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of BcCraft710
3.76/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of FadetoBock
3.96/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Yoann
4.05/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle to a mug
A - Black with some reddish reflections hard to see and a thin brown head
S - Strong roasty caramel malts!
T - Still this sweet caramel, not too bitter on the tongue
M - Flat but not exaggerated
O - A really good oatmeal stout for people who like having their mouth full!

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Photo of Glorithm
3.89/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lucaskowalik
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 341mL bottle into a Spiegelau stout glass
L- Pitch black with a mocha head.
S- Very yeasty, dates, blackberry, vanilla, espresso, chocolate, caramel, spice.
T- Same as smell
F- Medium to full bodied with a dry finish.
O- This was one the first stouts I ever had and it till holds up. Nothing remarkable about it but it is solid.

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Photo of patre_tim
4.02/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

Black with an imagining of ruby when held to the light. Topped with 4 fingers of solid, dark brown, slightly orange tinged head.

Smells of toasted malts, a hint of smoke, cocoa powder, black liquorice, salty Dutch liquorice, hints of eraser, tobacco, and a little florally sweet note.

Tastes of velvety cocoa, dark chocolate, not overly sweet. There's black liquorice, tobacco, and hints of figs.

Smooth, amazingly velvety texture with no hint of alcohol. Moderately low carbonation.

Really good. I was aiming to get this brewery's Russian Stout, and was disappointed before opening today to realise the several thousand kilometer mistake. I got this in Kitchener Waterloo, ON, and am drinking it in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Still very decent brew, the mouthfeel taking the cake.

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Photo of Bruno74200
4.19/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L - pitch black with a thin beige head

S - chocolate, caramel, coffee, oat acidity, vinous

T - Roasted bread with a little bit of smoke, a bit of caramel. Very dry and astringent but no acidity. A bit of earthy hops. Very balanced

M - Good carbonation, like a sparkling water

O - An unique beer. One of the best oatmeal stout I've had. Dry and balanced

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Photo of binno
4.29/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of EMH73
3.76/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Had on tap, poured almost black with a one inch mocha head that dissipated fairly quickly and left a couple rings of lacing. Smells of coffee, roasted malts and a hint of chocolate. Taste follows the smell with the addition of a caramel sweetness. Finishes with a moderate amount of bitterness. Mouth feel is rather thin and watery, medium carbonation. Overall I was disappointed considering the reviews.

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Photo of tyronegangsta
4.06/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Pleasure
4.22/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AnitaBrewski
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mpenske
3.5/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of souvenirs
4.24/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: Pretty much black, with a few fingers of tan head.
S: Appealing aroma of chocolate and roasted grain.
T: Bittersweet chocolate
F: Creamy.

Not many beers this good are so widely available.

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4.13/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Alexc11
4.12/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Montreal guy here. Pours deep, deep brown color topped off by thick, beige cream. Looks like an espresso done right. Smooth taste is accompanied by nut/chocolate/oat tones. Aroma is faint but caramel/nut/coffee tones detected. Bitterness contained for a strong stout. Great comfort beer for October to March.

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Photo of Obriain
4.63/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of EarlAltrows
4.65/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of OldDirty
3.79/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GJKerr
3.96/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of SmithyAlan
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ILOVEHAM
4.21/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

St-Ambroise Oatmeal Stout from McAuslan Brewing
Beer rating: 4.07 out of 5 with 1,259 ratings
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