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Brewed by McAuslan Brewing
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Montreal, Canada

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RATINGS: 342   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Brewed with victory malt and has a less pronounced hop profile that allows the spices to come to the fore and contributes to a harmonious, balanced brew. September to December.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cletus (6354) - Connecticut, USA - NOV 4, 2009
Bottle courtesy of matt7215. Pours copper with a white head. Smells of fresh pumpkins, grass, hay, mellow pie spice. Tastes of pumpkin, some pie spice, full bodied.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
wilderthanyou (758) - Guelph, CANADA - OCT 31, 2009
From a friend at the LCBO. thanks buddy. I donít really like pumpkins, so i figured I would not be a huge fan of pumpkin beer, I had southern tier pumpking a couple days ago and it wasnít bad, iím sure for someone who likes pumpkins itís probably fín amazing, this beer I would say isnít as good as that, but I am enjoying it more because the pumpkin flavour isnít so in your face. Pours an amber colour with a head which dissolves to pretty much nothing. The aroma is big and spicey, pumpkin pie, the pumpkin takes a back seat to the smells of cinnamon, and licorice, I swear to god I smells something else though, like coca cola or something, but itís good. The flavour is good, pumpkin pie, cinnamon, but ends on a strange coca cola note, strange, but it works. The weight is a little light, compared to southern tiers version, which is one thing that I preferred by them, a little higher of an abv might have help kicked this up a notch, but i still really enjoyed this brew.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
XtraStout (46) - Alberta, CANADA - OCT 29, 2009
Great smell, smelt like a pumpkin pie (no surprise). Amber colour, silky smooth with some nice lacing. A little heavy on the pumpkin flavour, but not at all bad. I had the Great Lakes Pumpkin Ale earlier this week and it was similar only the smell was great but there was little discernable pumpkin flavour.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (35066) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 29, 2009
Bottle 341ml. @ home.
[ Courtesy of henrikb ]. Clear medium to dark amber color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy, pumpkin, spicy, cardamom, ginger - coriander. Flavor is moderate sweet with a average duration. Body is medium to light, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20090710]

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RCL (2030) - Waltham, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 28, 2009
Pretty spicy aroma with more subtle pumpkin notes. Very lightly sweet. A bit more pumpkin in the flavor. Nice. Like a nice cooked pumpkin dish more than a pumpkin pie.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cfrancis (2358) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 27, 2009
This is the best pumpkin beer that Iíve ever had. Aroma is cinnamon and clove. I love the smell of cinnamon. Initial taste is crisp with a smooth texture. Most of the flavours come out in the aftertaste. Pumpkin spice, cinnamon and clove become very prominent and give a great mouthfeel. Great beer, canít wait till next year!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (10665) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 25, 2009
Bottle. Poured clear dark orange color with an average off-white frothy head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. Solid spicy pumpkin pie aroma. Moderate body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium pumpkin spicy sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. Solid seasonal beer.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fredthecat (297) - CANADA - OCT 19, 2009
pours dark reddy amber with a fading head, it smells like.. pumpkin pie, sweet, nutmeg. taste is sweet, malty actually, clovey, wheaty beer, nutmeg and cinammon of course and pumpkin, mouthfeel is alright. a way better pumpkin beer than the other one i had.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bejaaamin (115) - London, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 17, 2009
clear chesnut pour, off-white head. smells(like all other pumkin ales), like pumkin spices(clove, nutmeg, allspice all there), lots of caramel, taste is good, subtle on the flavours leaning on an already well-crafted base. mcauslan never fails.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shigadeyo (3010) - Harrison, Ohio, USA - OCT 17, 2009

9/27/2009: St. Ambroise Pumpkin... Aroma: Caramelized pumpkin; very light spice. Appearance: Deep copper color; beige crown. Flavor: Good plain canned pumpkin flavor; balanced spices (colove, cinnamon, hint of ginger). Palate: Medium-light body; thin texture. Overall: Very good pumpkin ale; #3 on my list of favorite pumpkin beers (#1 = Southampton Pumpkin Ale; #2 = Mad Brewer Boo Beer

11.5 fl. oz. bottle shared by Tmoney99. Thanks Tom! Rating #74 for this beer.


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