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

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83
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388 Ratings
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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
Ratings:
388
Reviews:
168
Avg:
3.68
pDev:
13.32%
 
 
Wants:
16
Gots:
37
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 388 |  Reviews: 168
Photo of fisherbray
3.88/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of frank-N-tine
4.22/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tyronegangsta
4.06/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mermaidsaya
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SebLego_MTL
3.99/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of ILOVEHAM
4.5/5  rDev +22.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ncherf
3.53/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ROGUE16
3.15/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of D-HopSupreme
3.73/5  rDev +1.4%
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 +4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of -chii-
2/5  rDev -45.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Bunman3
3.66/5  rDev -0.5%
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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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LennyBound
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.68/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mademers
3.71/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of alarmclock314
3.55/5  rDev -3.5%
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 +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jaydee01
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Thrifty101091
3.79/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dar482
3.79/5  rDev +3%
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 +2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of theDuck
3.25/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Gkruszewski
3.73/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MattyG85
4/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 11.5 bottle into a Duvel tulip glass.

Appearance: Pours a dark brownish amber with a moderate amount of bubbles. Solid finger of off white head which settles into a thin patchy layer.

Smell: An earthy and toasty malt forward aroma with a scent of pumpkin, spices, and caramel. Good hints of pumpkin with a scent of cinnamon, nutmeg, and and clove spicing. Toasted malt hints of caramel, grains, biscuit, and yeast. Hops are pretty light. A pretty nice aroma.

Taste: Like it smells, an earthy and toasty malt driven taste with notes of pumpkin, spices, and caramel malt. Nice real pumpkin taste along with spice notes of Cinnamon, clove, and nutmeg. Toasted malt notes of caramel, biscuit, grains, and yeast. Very light hops. A pretty good taste.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a moderate amount of carbonation. Creamy and very smooth.

Overall: A pretty nice take on a Pumpkin Ale. Nice balance of spices and malt sweetness.

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St-Ambroise Citrouille (The Great Pumpkin Ale) from McAuslan Brewing
3.68 out of 5 based on 388 ratings.
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