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St-Ambroise Citrouille (The Great Pumpkin Ale) | McAuslan Brewing

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3.65/5
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391 Ratings
St-Ambroise Citrouille (The Great Pumpkin Ale)St-Ambroise Citrouille (The Great Pumpkin Ale)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
McAuslan Brewing
Quebec, Canada
mcauslan.com

Style: Pumpkin Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Phyl21ca on 08-31-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#33,865
Reviews:
169
Ratings:
391
pDev:
13.42%
Bros Score:
3.5
 
 
Wants:
16
Gots:
37
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 391 |  Reviews: 169
Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.37/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured into a becher pint glass.
The appearance was dark amber almost murky to milky brown colored with a finger's worth of white foamy head that slid off fairly quick. Not much lace, seemed messy - what was there.
The aroma had some cinnamon, cloves, earthy notes, and some dried pumpkin scent. Dried grassiness, and a light caramel to biscuit maltiness came in for a subtle balance.
The flavor was semi-sweet touching through the spices for a quaint balance. Light aftertaste of the pumpkin, earthiness and caramel to biscuit tones.
The mouthfeel was almost medium bodied with a fair sessionability about it. Carbonation felt on par. ABV felt as projected. Earthy to clove and cinnamon in the finish with barely any pumpkin.
Overall, quite an interesting pumpkin ale as the "pumpkin aroma and flavor" seems very far underneath.

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Photo of Simon212
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mistahmojoryan
3.81/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of fisherbray
3.88/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of frank-N-tine
4.22/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tyronegangsta
4.06/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mermaidsaya
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SebLego_MTL
3.99/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of ILOVEHAM
4.5/5  rDev +23.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ncherf
3.53/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ROGUE16
3.15/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of D-HopSupreme
3.73/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours a ruby red body with a little bit of white head that quickly decays. The scent is big on cloves, cinnamon, caramel, and rich malts along with some fairly sharp hops. The taste is fairly light in full honesty, with carbonation dominating up front, followed by sweet cinnamon and some piney hops at the back. The feel is definitely a bit overwhelmed with carbonation. Overall a decent beer for number 200!

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Photo of OneTuffPony
3.86/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of -chii-
2/5  rDev -45.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Bunman3
3.66/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Methinks this is a "love it or hate it" beer. It pours nicely, with a bit of quickly dissipating foamy head. The smell and taste are certainly pleasant, but overall, this is a fizzy mess in my books.

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Photo of red94tt
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LennyBound
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mister_Faucher
3.68/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mademers
3.71/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AlarmClock314
3.55/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

11.5oz bottle, dated H0414? Pours clear amber with a medium sized off-white head. Smells of pumpkin, nutmet, ginger, and clove. The taste follows closely with pumpkin, spices, and bready malts but has a weak intensity. Good body and above average carbonation. Overall, it has a great smell but needs way more flavor.

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Photo of Jason_cs
3.73/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jaydee01
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Thrifty101091
3.79/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dar482
3.79/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

The beer comes in a medium to deep amber color.

The aroma hits of nutmeg, clove, pumpkin spice, hints of candy brown sugar sweetness.

The beer hits of sharp apple pie spices, cinnamon, clove, ginger, brown sugar, toasty malts. The sweetness is well balanced with the apple pie style spices, while leaning away from being the American palate of a "pumpkin pie."

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Photo of Jcarriglio
3.77/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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St-Ambroise Citrouille (The Great Pumpkin Ale) from McAuslan Brewing
Beer rating: 3.65 out of 5 with 391 ratings
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