St-Ambroise Apricot Wheat Ale | McAuslan Brewing

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St-Ambroise Apricot Wheat AleSt-Ambroise Apricot Wheat Ale
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3.66/5
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466 Ratings
St-Ambroise Apricot Wheat AleSt-Ambroise Apricot Wheat Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
McAuslan Brewing
Quebec, Canada
mcauslan.com

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Natural apricot flavour is married to barley and wheat malts to give St-Ambroise Apricot Wheat Ale its uniquely delicious, subtly sweet taste. A natural, delightfully refreshing choice for adventurous palates that appreciate a light ale with a playful twist.

Added by the42ndtourist on 08-12-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#33,369
Reviews:
223
Ratings:
466
pDev:
13.11%
Bros Score:
3.86
 
 
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Bottle picked up at Vintage Estate, poured into a standard pint glass.

A: Pours a translucent golden color, considerably more clear than I would expect from a wheat, with a big (2 finger) white head on top.

S: Big nose of Apricot. Maybe a touch of bread underneath, but mostly apricot. And lots and lots of it.

T: There's not a whole lot going on here other than apricot. Whatever hint there is of "wheat", it isn't strong. What wheat is there, combined with classic malts, rest in the background, as apricot is the main player here. And perhaps just a tough of hop bitterness on the back end, that accompanies the apricot nicely.

M: Light with strong carbonation, and a sour twinge on the finish that stays with you a bit.

D/O: As I worked through the bottle, the excessive apricot flavor really wore on me. This was worth a try, but I don't feel much of a need to repeat it.

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3/5  rDev -18%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours yellow golden with not a massive amount of head.

Aroma is artificial smelling fruit, vaguely apricot-y. Hard to detect much else past this- perhaps a bit of malt.

Taste is more fruity syrup, perhaps a bit apricoty. Yeah, there is some malt detectable here also.

Mouthfeel is sour with some bitterness. Lowish on body, fairly substantial carb.

The beer you get when you don't want a beer.

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St-Ambroise Apricot Wheat Ale from McAuslan Brewing
Beer rating: 3.66 out of 5 with 466 ratings
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