Brewed by Brasseurs RJ
Style: Amber Ale
Montreal, Canada


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This 100% barley malt beer is blended with roasted malts and hops to five it a spicy, crisp taste. Bottle refermentation imparts a yeast enriched flavour. Not to be confused with the different Ambree served at the Cheval Blanc brewpub.

Formerly known as Cheval Blanc Ambrée and then as Spéciale Ambrée. Recently changed to RJ No.926.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
onomatopee (34) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 7, 2008
Arômes renfermant des notes de caramel, de malt et d’épices. Robe plutôt trouble, de couleur ambrée-rouge. Goût de levure, de coriandre et d’agrumes. Pas trop mal, mais un peu amère.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
rodenbach99 (3256) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 30, 2007
bouteille brune de 341ml. bière de couleur orangée avec beaucoup de dépôt ce qui la rend très trouble, la mousse est blanche-cassée, nez de levure, de malt. en bouche la bière goûte beaucoup la levure, elle a une belle rondeur. légère amertume en finale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DuffMan (7025) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 28, 2007
Pours an opaque cloudy golden amber with a rather short lived head. Aroma reminds me of baked apples, including the expected spiciness such a description implies. Lively palate with fine carbonation, fruity yeast and spices, wheaty esters (I know the label says barley malt). Quick finish, zesty. An unusual take on an amber ale, but a welcome one that I enjoyed.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrManning (2009) - Hamilton, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 24, 2007
Pours hazy yellow/orange with a frothyed up white cap. Aroma is really yeasty, probably a little too much so. SOme fruit, caramel malts, some spices. Very spicy malty flavours. A touch of funky yeast and some candied brown sugar flavours as well. If the aroma wasn’t so funky, it would be better. Tart and spicy finish, very fizzy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
muzzlehatch (4424) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - JUL 3, 2007
Sample from 500 ml bottle at the Mondial, Montreal (May 2007). Dirty amber in color with little head or lacing....solidly juicy, hoppy aroma, mostly dry woody Englishy-cidery sorts of scents but there’s a bit of west coast citrus, too....thin and watery alas on the tongue, though there’s some reasonable bitterness, a bit of caramel and dry wood....dull, lightly salty, syrupy finish...another ho-hum effort from another ho-hum QC micro.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Viper666 (2763) - Quebec, CANADA - MAY 16, 2007
Bouteille. De couleur ambrée rouge et voilée. Nez de levures fruitées (agrumes, pommes rouges, petites notes de pêche) et épicées (coriandre, léger de clou de girofle, notes de poivre et traces de cannelle), malté de caramel doux (notes de sucre bonbon) et léger de houblon floral. Moyennement ronde en bouche avec un pétillement moyen mais croustillant ainsi qu’une texture très légèrement crémeuse. Goût de levures fruitées (agrumes – lime, pommes, faibles notes de poires) avec un moyen goût épicé (coriandre, léger clou de girofle) lors de l’entrée en bouche auquel se rajoute un goût malté de caramel doux et des notes de pain puis une finale moyen-léger amère de houblon herbeux et de levures épicées (légèrement poivrées). Post-goût moyen et un peu sec, moyen-léger amer de houblon herbeux, léger de levures et fruité (zest d’agrumes, léger de pelures de pommes).

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
beanmedic (347) - Hamilton, Ontario, CANADA - APR 2, 2007
pretty gross. not worth drinking. caramel aroma and taste. syrupy. eeechhhh.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
french tickler (649) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 26, 2007
Drank in a tulip glass. Dark caramel amber poor with a nice sticky off white head. Very malty aromas, spicy, apples, caramel and slightly alcohol... Full bodied, thick and frothy mouthfeel. Very malty taste again with a spicy peppery twist to it. Nicely carbonated not to many flavors, perfect balance of bitterness and mouthfeel. Very basic yet complicated amber ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Radek Kliber (6519) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - AUG 21, 2006
Bottle. Milky cloddy amber, medium size dense head. Strong fresh citric, spicy yeasty aroma. Clean body with good bitter frontal. Orange peel and hops. Very refreshing ale. Pleasant surprise.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mds (2240) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 6, 2006
Bottle. Pours a hazy dark orange body with a small white frothy head. The aroma has dusty apples and spice. Flavour is quite yeasty and sharply bitter with plenty of fruity pear and oranges. Refreshing. Thanks for the bottle. Doug.

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