St-Ambroise Apricot Wheat Ale | McAuslan Brewing

BA SCORE
83
good
465 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:
No notes at this time.

Added by the42ndtourist on 08-12-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
465
Reviews:
223
Avg:
3.64
pDev:
13.19%
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
70
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 465 |  Reviews: 223
Photo of DannyBaldoni
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of LDuke
3.58/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of D-HopSupreme
3.37/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of NolanWilliamson
3.74/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ThinkAgain
4.46/5  rDev +22.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Great taking summer beer. My favourite drink on a hot summer day.

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Photo of Bunman3
3.56/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Very pleasant, as far as fruit beers go. I would concur with previous reviewers that there is "just enough" Apricot. It is still quite true to the wheat ale style, and the fruit flavour is an enhancement instead of a distraction.

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Photo of pat61
4.25/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L: Brilliant apricot tinted amber with a moderately fast dissipating white foam collar. S: Very attractive apricot aromas with a suggestion of honey and light wheat. T: Apricot wheat palate with complex layers of flavor. The apricot dominates but it is not over bearing. Finishes with a mild hop accent. F: Medium light body and medium carbonation. O: This is a well balanced fruit beer with just the right amount of apricot – it they used any more it would not work.

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Photo of feariegreen
4.28/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mikeincharleston
4.25/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SinjaminBentek
3.58/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Andrewharemza
4.44/5  rDev +22%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From Bottle! Bright Amber orange with an off-white head. Super fruity apricot and wheat aroma. Sweet fruity taste. A bit much. Medium bodied and dry. Quite refreshing.

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Photo of Huhzubendah
2.83/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Transparent orange body with a thin, wispy head. Aromas include apricots, sweet, sugary malt. Sweet, sugary. Like an apricot dessert. Too much. Cloying. Thin body with assertive carbonation. No thanks.

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Photo of Hallertau
3.09/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of rugene
3.64/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MadCat
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Look: A clear golden yellow color with a short white head and no lacing

Smell: Strong apricot

Taste: Apricot, with hints of malts and wheat

Feel: Light body, good carbonation

Overall: A good one-trick pony. Not much like a typical wheat, primarily a fruit beer

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Photo of TDotScott
3.41/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

L- Deep gold with an orange hue. Completely clear. A bit disappointed at the filtration.

S- Where this beer rally shines. Sweet-sour apricot. Distinct without being fake-smelling. I'd like to see it blend with yeast character a little more.

T- A little bitter up front, with a quick fruit finish. The noise belies the taste big time.

F- Good and carbonated, just as you'd expect from the style, though perhaps the carbonation detracts from the taste complexity.

O- Not unenjoyable, but not the best apricot beer ever (not by a long shot).

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Photo of Pxlwix
3.89/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cam477
3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of life_of_agony
3.43/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jul_dredd
3/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of tsinclair73
3.87/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kiki3drt292
3.79/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BCborn
3.25/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MayonakaStout
3/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of FRANKIE65
2.87/5  rDev -21.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Looked good, smelled good...taste, even though I love apricot, not my thing.
Just too "perfumey" for my taste.

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St-Ambroise Apricot Wheat Ale from McAuslan Brewing
3.64 out of 5 based on 465 ratings.
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