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L'Ambigue | La Voie Maltée

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11 Ratings

Brewed by:
La Voie Maltée
Quebec, Canada

Style: English Bitter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by ZorPrime on 04-23-2011

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Ratings: 11 |  Reviews: 4
Photo of Kmat10
3.5/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TheBierdimpfe
3.61/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Slightly hazy copper color with no activity and a very fine mist of yeast. Slightly creamy llight brown 2 finger head, lasting around 5 minutes, with poor legs, and average lacing. Flavors of caramel, brown sugar, light molasses, berries, apricot, nutmeg, honey or maple syrup, and herbal spices. Liquid toffee, bready, with earthy herbal spices. Slick and light creamy full body with soft prickly carbonation, ending with a crisp. Medium strength finish, soft eater fruits, roasted barley, some toffee and liquorice, red ale spices, thick leafy hop. The bitterness is a little high, but not coarse nor too "wet". Lacks a bit of complex walnut flavor. Pleasant body, accessible, with a nice smell. Good taste and freshness. The English feel is proper. Decent balance. Overall high quality craft.

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Photo of mademers
3.27/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of fortyfield
3.25/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TimWakimika
3.5/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MatChar
2.01/5  rDev -37.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Phyl21ca
3.25/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Can: Poured copper color ale with a medium size foamy head with OK retention. Aroma of caramel malt notes with light dry floral notes. Taste is mostly dominated by caramel malt with light dry bitter notes. Body is about average with good carbonation. Not bad but missing some of the subtlety associated with the style.

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Photo of VbolieuV
3.75/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Nice amber/red color with a small head. Smells of caramel malt, same candy too and a little bit of hops. Really sweet taste, caramel taking the forefront. There's some roasted malts in the mouth too. Not an exceptional beer but a pretty good red ale/bitter.

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Photo of tom10101
3/5  rDev -6.8%

Photo of Whatup14
3/5  rDev -6.8%

Photo of ZorPrime
3.32/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Got a growler of this one from the brewery while visiting girl friend's family.

Amber color beer with a thin foamy head. Sticky. Low carbonation. Aroma is light. I manage to get some roasted malts. On the taste side, it is caramel... some roasted (or burnt) caramel. Tobacco, first time I notice this in the beer. Slightly woody too. Slightly above average in the taste. This is a session beer... its good but not extraordinary.

Thin bodied. Refreshing.

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L'Ambigue from La Voie Maltée
Beer rating: 3.22 out of 5 with 11 ratings
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