Brewed by McAuslan Brewing (Brasseurs RJ)
Style: Fruit Beer
Montreal, Canada
Serve in Flute, Shaker


on tap

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RATINGS: 544   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Apricot Wheat Ale blends various barley malts with malted wheat and natural Apricot essence to create an original-tasting beer with a clean, fruit nose.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
matt7215 (2276) - Cambridge, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 31, 2007
UPDATED: MAR 9, 2012 341 ml bottle. poured hazy orange with a tight white head that dissapated quickly. aromas of apricot. flavours are of apricot with a nice wheaty finish. best fruit beer ive had so far////////////dry thin and wheaty with hardly any fruit aroma or flavour, i dont know what i was thinking when i originally rated this beer a 3.8

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
williamalmas (7) - Ontario, CANADA - JUL 18, 2007 does not count
The Apricot flavour is beautifully transpired while not being overly strong. It looks brilliant in a glass.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
cyrenaica (1095) - Milton, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 7, 2007
I tried this beer at Smokeless Joe’s in Toronto on June 25, 2007. Wow! What a beer! (and it’s an ale - maybe my ale has come!) This was a beautiful orangy colour, not translucent at all. The aroma was very much apricot with some grassy hints. The mouthfeel was crisp with nice carbonation. The flavour was malty with hints of apricot. I love this beer!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tomthompson89 (1968) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 28, 2007
Lovely light summer beer nice kinda amber color, some decent head nose is apricot, nice bitter flavour with well balanced fruit

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mbrandon2w (109) - Worcester, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 8, 2007
Sampled at Mondial de la Biere. Great apricot aroma. taste doesn’t follow through quite as much, but overall it’s a very nice fruit beer. great summer beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Miguel (1181) - Saint-Ours, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 13, 2007
Robe blonde claire surmontée d’une mousse blanche. Arômes de pêches et de blé. Saveurs de blé et de pêches.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
Haggisboy (9) - Montreal, CANADA - MAY 5, 2007 does not count
Every once in a while, a great brewery makes a mistake. Apricot Wheat Ale is just that for McAuslan’s Brewery. Granted, when it comes to fruit flavored beers, taste becomes extremely subjective, and although not a fan of fruit flavored beers, I entered this sampling prepared to cut this one some slack given the great output of the brewery that created it. However in this case, or at least insofar as the batch I sampled is concerned, this stuff is absolutely vile. Prior to tasting, I was intrigued by the wheat beer component. I was let down. Compared to German wheat beers this one was pallid at best. The apricot flavoring was the worst part. It lent the beer a flavor reminiscent of plastic, not that I’ve ever consumed the stuff. I found it so horrid that I had to actually change beer glasses rather than contaminate other brands with the residual flavorings of this putrid mess. Stay away from it if you can.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Magtek32 (76) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 14, 2007
341ml bottle. golden with a thick white head. smells like apricots mostly. the taste is also of apricots but not as intense as the aroma. not too sweet which is good and a hint of wheat. not a bad beer for a nice summer day.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nekronos (3849) - Xalapa, MEXICO - APR 11, 2007
NIce and sweet, like fruits. I like the taste and the colour of the wheat it gives is very good indeed. Good foam but not after taste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
robinvboyer (3761) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - APR 9, 2007
slightly cloudy amber color. aroma is very very nice, lots of apricot in there, smells wonderful. Flavour is kind of a let down, not much body there, and somewhat wattery. the flavour doesn’t live up to the aroma. Still a decent beer, but kinda falls short.

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