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

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 558   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06/5   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Natural apricot flavour is married to barley and wheat malts to give St-Ambroise Apricot Wheat Ale its uniquely delicious, subtly sweet taste. A natural, delightfully refreshing choice for adventurous palates that appreciate a light ale with a playful twist.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
redlight (2318) - Orlando, Florida, USA - NOV 26, 2007
Loads of apricots in the aroma, with hints of citrus. Pours golden blonde. The flavor is dominated by apricots at first but then slips away into bready wheat flavors. Not bad but not for me.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
LinusStick (3223) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 25, 2007
A nice fruit beer. I don’t like apricots but pair them with a wheat beer and that’s a different story. Nice apricot aroma. Pour was a light gold with a one finger white head. Taste was very apricoty with a hint of wheatines and not much else. Good beer. Would be better in the summer.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mgermani (1002) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 11, 2007
Pours a clear apricot-gold with no head to speak of and a strong, sweet aroma of apricot syrup. Taste is fresh apricot & pale malt, not a whole lot of wheat, though. Finish is just slightly tart. I had this beer ages ago and it made me feel ill, but tonight it was a nice treat. Not unpleasant, but I’d not even bother mentioning the wheat if I were McAuslan’s marketing dept.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JMFG (1587) - Florida, USA - OCT 31, 2007
Courtesy dsnowden. Pours a clear light yellow with very little head. Aroma of overripe apricot flesh, a bit of a candied smell. Lighter body, lightly carbonated. Not much fruit going on in the taste and not a lot of wheat character either. Just a general sweetness up front and a bruised-fruit sourness, pretty bland finish.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
boboski (1095) - Alabama, USA - OCT 29, 2007
Clear golden pour, thin and fully receding white head. Boring to gaze upon. The aroma is full-throttle apricot, glazed with notes of sweet powdered sugar and hints of apple cider. Something this sweet typically does nothing for me, but this has a very unique scent and I find it interesting and pleasant. Lesser notes of peach, orange rind and wheated malt, though none seem to change the direction the apricot is headed - sugary sweet with little else to compete. The flavor is pretty pathetic, apricot the only component that retains any sense of strength. Wheat is soft, astringent and roiling with clove and banana that join diminished notes of peach. Still sugary sweet, the mouthfeel is watery and the sweetness is reminiscent of stale juice-box-juice. The finish is sweet, wheaty and musty. Blah.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BEEJE26 (38) - Ontario, CANADA - OCT 29, 2007
Something truly different. Nice barley and wheat flavour, with a pleasant apricot nose, and subtle hints of banana. Lovely golden colour and nice head. Unique and tasty.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CheesedMan (555) - Saint Cloud, Florida, USA - OCT 28, 2007
Poured a clear amber color. Aroma is full on apricot sweetness. There is an under pinning aroma of some pie spices, almost as if a freshly baked peach cobbler is coming out ofthe oven and awaiting my arrival. Flavor is nowhere as sweet as the aroma would lend you to believe. The finish is slightly fruity, with a slight almond note.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Gethinbeer (2452) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - OCT 2, 2007
From bottle. Peach aroma. Extremely clear pale orange colour. Crisp taste . Peaches through and through. Very well made I feel. Clean and crisp. Good refreshing beer

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gpnterojd (179) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 23, 2007
The aroma is loaded with apricots. The first sip also screams apricots. As the bottle progresses, some slight malty hues make themselves apparent. Kriek style with a different fruit. Great.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
french tickler (649) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 5, 2007
Clear golden poor with a nice thick foamy off-white head. Aromas of peaches, apricots, mcintosh apples, mangos, corn and hints of caramel and fresh malt. Nice even balanced mouthfeel, slightly bitter but nicely sweetened, nothing artificial. Good carbonation. Sweet crisp fruity aftertaste. Flavors are grainy and have notes of lots of fruits.


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