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Brewed by Brasseurs RJ
Style: Amber Ale
Montreal, Canada

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RATINGS: 80   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
radiomgb (2275) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 2, 2003
Light hay in colour. Aroma is citrusy, yeasty. Flavour is yeasty, citrusy, a little nutty. Finishes slighty hoppy, bitter then dry.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mrkimchee (1414) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 26, 2003
hazy golden orange, nice floaters. orangy sweet, yeasty aroma. malty, yeasty spice, and cotton candy flavours leading to a dry finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
daboskabouter (1470) - Fergus, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 23, 2003
Hazy dark orange color, spots of yeast. Nose is citrusy and orangey with hints of yeast and an unpleasant ketchup likeness. Body is yeasty and wheaty, although it doesn't contain wheat. Lightly bitter, the flavors blend nicely.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Roli (405) - laval, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 31, 2002
I was not exepecting a lot from this beer but it wsa a nice surprise. Its really dark, and the taste kinda remember me some he one some stong beer got.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
GregClow (2903) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 7, 2002
Not too impressed by this one. I found the aroma to be off-putting and almost sour, and the flavour starts off nicely, but quickly turns to a numbing bitterness as it hits the back of the tongue. This bitter edge got worse as the beer warmed up. Didn’t get any of the spicy crispness promised by the label, either. Maybe I wasn’t in the mood to appreciate the dryness. At least it has a nice copper colour.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dhurtubise (568) - Hamilton, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 21, 2002
I liked this one. Still has the cheval blanc yeast that i can’t apreciate, however it has enough malty complexity and spices to overcome the yeast flavor.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MartinT (7974) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 5, 2002
Brown sugar and yeast…Some caramel malt and cereal…Somewhat of a void…

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (19705) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JAN 4, 2002
Copper coloured. Slightly roasty, crystal malt flavour. Dry and drinkable.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
legion242 (2233) - Richardson, Texas, USA - OCT 5, 2001
By far the best that I tried from this proficient brewery. I admire them for their ballsiness, but his simple brew hit on all cylinders where their other beers seemed to try to hard to stretch themselves into ’specialness’.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Oakes (12743) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 21, 2000
Lots of crystal malt dryness.


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