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Brewed by McAuslan Brewing
Style: Fruit Beer
Montreal, Canada
Serve in Flute, Shaker

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RATINGS: 134   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Behind its magnificent ruby-red colour, St. Ambroise Raspberry Ale reveals its refreshing charm from the moment you encounter its bouquet and flavour. Made with fresh raspberries and choice sun-ripened hops, it gently engages your tastebuds in a delicious explosion of flavours. Its delicate fruit aromas marry perfectly with the pleasant hop character typical of all St-Ambroise ales. Brewed in Quebec, just once a year, it's a unique summertime treat.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nena (963) - Seattle, Washington, USA - DEC 14, 2010
UPDATED: DEC 15, 2010 Bottle. Hazed medium amber with a thick beige head. Jammy, sweet raspberry aroma with a flavor also dominated by raspberry on a light caramel malt background. Moderate tartness combines with the thick fruity sweetness to give an almost ketchupy impression. Light, slightly syrupy feel. Nothing terrible about this. It’s the sort of thing I might offer to someone who doesn’t typically drink beer. There’s much better raspberry beer out there, but this is good for a fruit beer at a standard six pack price.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
turboespresso (256) - Port Moody, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 1, 2010
Bottle. Kind of a brownish-red with small ring. No lace. Very cloudy. Slight raspberry aroma with some yeast. Medium-low carbonation. Taste is balanced with medium/light malt body, light hopping and the tartness of the raspberry is not that sharp. Easy to drink.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SlovakSniper (3105) - Candiac/Frelighsburg, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 15, 2010
Le liquide a une couleur brune rougeâtre. Présence d’une bonne tête mousseuse. Les arômes sont frais et occupent un bon espace avec un mélange de pulpe de framboise et de houblons à la St-Ambroise. Au goût, très estival avec des fruits mi-sucrés, certainement des grains maltés et une amertume délicate. En bouche, le liquide a un corps moyen et démontre une texture crémeuse. Arrière-goût fruité et mi-amer.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
matt7215 (2167) - Cambridge, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 8, 2010
341ml bottle from jsprime. pours hazed dark reddish brown. minimal aroma of pithy raspberry. the flavour is mostly balanced golden ale with raspberry added. super easy to drink and quite enjoyable as a refresher but not really a beer id reach for regularily.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
cfrancis (2324) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 1, 2010
Pours a deep ruby red with a small slightly off white head. Aroma is slightly subdued. Raspberry and slightly boozy in the nose. Taste is a dull raspberry with small hop and floral. Somewhat disappointing.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MXD (303) - Gatineau/St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 10, 2010
Pours copper with shades of ruby. Forms a white-ish head, surprisingly creamy, an rather thick. A really pretty beer. Aroma is, well, raspberry and malt. Some caramel added to the taste. Slightly bitter. Good beer. Authentic beer. But rather simple.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sseb69 (1487) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 3, 2010
UPDATED: JUL 25, 2011 Bouteille 341 ml. 5%. Été 2010, Été 2011. Couleur rousse-rougeâtre assez foncée. Arôme de malt et framboise. Goût de framboise, dévoile un léger caramel, malt. Une légère amertume termine le tout. Très bonne. Une des meilleures bières aux framboises.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JulienHuxley (3001) - Hilversum, NETHERLANDS - AUG 2, 2010
Bottle (latest release). Brown pour with some reddish reflections. Aroma is almsot all raspberry, with a little something grassy/herbal too. Taste is quite sweet, raspberry jam but with a dry herbal finish. The dry palate keeps it from being cloyingly sweet. Decent fruit beer, I was pleasantly surprised.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rodenbach99 (3138) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 18, 2010
Bouteille de 341ml. Cette bière au concentré de jus de framboise est d’une robe orange-foncée et rouge. La mousse est épaisse et d’une belle couleur beige. Au nez elle est discrète et laisse percevoir quelques petites arômes de framboise. En bouche cette bière n’est pas légère, elle a une bonne amertume. Ce n’est pas du jus d’été.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Lunkie (1401) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - MAR 6, 2010
Sweet fruit malt aroma. Clear amber colour with fair head and lacing. Sweet stone fruit malt apricot flavour. Smooth palate.


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