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McAuslan Cream Ale

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Brewed by McAuslan Brewing
Style: Cream Ale
Montreal, Canada

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RATINGS: 130   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Nitrogen is what distinguishes McAuslan Cream Ale from the crowd. Draft beer is usually pressurized with carbon dioxide. The addition of nitrogen to the mixture helps create a thicker, longer-lasting head. The nitrogen also helps smooth away some of the characteristic carbon dioxide bite often associated with North American drafts. Our Cream Ale, known as McAuslan Smooth Ale in the US, has a beautiful long-lasting head and a full-bodied silky texture that make it a unique taste experience.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scopey (9382) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 20, 2015
Keg at Henry House, Halifax. It pours clear amber with a thick, creamy white head. The nose is soft, bready, cereal, toasty grain, creaminess and mini milk ice lolly. The taste is smooth, creamy, toasty grain, cereal, bready malts, grassy bitterness and light spice with a dry finish. Medium body and fine, foamy carbonation. Smooth, well-rounded cream ale.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
ametras (811) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 29, 2015
On tap at Bistro CoqLicorne. Hazy golden orange with a creamy off-white head. Flavors are bread, honey, toasted cereals and citrus with herbal notes. Light to medium body, moderate carbonation, smooth texture.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Stephane_Houle (219) - - FEB 21, 2015
(Déguster sur place) Apparence: D?une couleur dorée translucide, elle est coiffée d?une bonne mousse d?une durée éternelle (cream ale). Effervescence quasi inexistante. Arômes: Au nez, ce sont des arômes de malt. Saveurs: En bouche, c’est un corps léger. Au goût, c’est des notes de malt frais. Finale de courte durée, avec pratiquement aucune effervescence. Fiche technique Style: Cream Ale

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gregorymconway (218) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 16, 2014
On tap at the only cafe. Clear light brown body with the beautiful foamy thick head which is known of the style. Subtle hop aromas with mainly a cereal bready nose, some citrus- orange zest. An American interpretation for sure with a great hop profile. A personal dislike for the style due to the watery nature is paired well with a nice sweetness on the head and sweet citrus on the palate. A beer in one of my least favorite styles is quite enjoyable, another solid offering by the brewery.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RhetoricalAns (618) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 14, 2014
Clear honey brown pour with a finger or two of white head. Caramel and honey aroma. Taste has toffee, mild resin bitterness. medium body with fairly high carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
reebtogi (4891) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 11, 2014
Pint on tap at Beer Revolution’s Edmonton location pours a golden color with a generous white creamy head that leaves some nice lacing on the glass. Aroma is grainy and grassy with a hint of citrus. Taste is a grassy and citrus hop bitterness with a caramel grainy malt sweetness. Medium bodied with abundant carbonation. Pretty good cream ale.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (3345) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 24, 2014
On tap at the brewery terrace as part of a 12$ tasting set. Wonderfully clear honey amber with a great creamy foamy beige head that lingers forever. Great sweet malty aroma that smells like a brewday - fantastic. Creamy full body with a velvety mouthfeel. Biscuit, graham, sweet nutty malts. A perfect creamy beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rejtable (1800) - Ontario, CANADA - AUG 12, 2014
Tap at st-Alexandre. Pours orange big frothy head lots of lacing. Nose is cereal. Flavours are cereal, some light fruit. Taste is light sweet light bitter. Creamy body with medium carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
CRock (111) - Ontario, CANADA - JUL 23, 2014
Pours a dull golden colour with a creamy long lasting head. Probably the best cream ale I’ve had.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mjakopa (232) - Maribor, SLOVENIA - JUL 12, 2014
Pours a dark yellow with a creamy head that lingers. Taste is light and unobtrusive. Fruity with hints of hops and short dry aftertaste. A drinkable beer very similar to the pale ale.


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