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Brewed by McAuslan Brewing
Style: Stout
Montreal, Canada

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RATINGS: 1380   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.92   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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St. Ambroise Oatmeal Stout consistently beats out international stouts in blind tastings and competitions. This intensely black ale carries strong hints of espresso and chocolate. The oatmeal contributes body and ensures a long-lasting mocha-coloured head. If you like stout, you will love St. Ambroise Oatmeal Stout.


4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
amx83 (29) - Brampton, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 30, 2003
Beautiful black colouration, with a great cherry mocha head. Hints of dark chocolate, coffee, bit of oatmeal, and possibly some fruits. This beer almost has a different scent every time you smell it. Not a big fan of stouts, but this beer makes me appreciate them more. Would love to try this on tap.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
chickenman (5) - USA - OCT 29, 2003 does not count
good but not "amazing" like everyone says it was. had it on tap and it was nice and a full flavour stout, it just didnt do it for me. Good and would have agian it someone bought it for me

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Falconseye8 (542) - Evans, Colorado, USA - OCT 28, 2003
Roasty/Toasty first impression. Very Nice. Part of Gift Pack I was given of exotic brews. Have had a few Stouts to appreciate a good one. This is one. Nice and Smooth.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
redlem (1301) - Ohio, USA - OCT 19, 2003
UPDATED: NOV 9, 2003 Pours black with a huge tan frothy head, enticing. A woody rum like aroma. Roasted taste with a carbonated feel. The alcohol seems noticable perhaps this is due to the carbonation. Lacked sweetness and creaminess and was thin. Not really a session beer which is odd for a 5% beer.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Slick (1969) - Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA - OCT 17, 2003
Very dark opaque black color,medium sized foamy dark brown head,with a very long amount of staying power.Very chocolatey and coffeish aroma with roastiness as well,and semi-sweet.Sweet taste with a nice coffee and chocolate,very smooth and creamy feeling.All the flavors meld perfectly and have a very balanced flavor that gives a little of all but not any one being overly dominant.The after taste is a mild chocolate and coffee with a mild bitterness to it.This is a very pleasant and easy drinking brew and if it weren't for the postal system destroying the other bottle i would have 1 more to enjoy.Thanks to Mr_Kimchee for this fine brew.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
tiggmtl (4548) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 12, 2003
UPDATED: FEB 8, 2005 Chocolate and coffee with an almost liqueur-like sweetness in the nose. Dark brown opaque body with a milk-chocolate coloured finger-wide head that is fully diminishing with some lacing. Rather hoppy but well-balanced with additional bitterness from the dark roasted malts. Bitter dark chocolate and strong coffee with raisin like fruit flavour. Long, dry, roasty finish. Creamy smooth mouthfeel with light, fine-bubbled carbonation that tickles the tongue and a very dry finish with lingering black malt bitterness. Bottle. Every time I have this whether on tap or in the bottle, I am again amazed by how wonderful it is. We are truly lucky to have a brewer of such fine calibre in our city! Available also on tap as the ’house’ stout at McKibbins Irish Pub.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheBeerCollector (633) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - OCT 10, 2003
Pours black with a nice tan (short lived) head. Strong coffee, chocolate and roasted oat aroma. Taste is a little thin with a roasted oat, dark chocolate flavor. Finish is a little hard to define but pleasant.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BrianO (138) - Ambler, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 8, 2003
Nice looking beer, black with good head retention. Smells of chocolate and coffee. The oatmeal was a nice touch. Not much for body with a watery mouthfeel and little creaminess. I was expecting more from this beer, although still a good beer. Thanks for sharing the wealth egajdzis.

4.1
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
egajdzis (5248) - Spring Mount, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 7, 2003
Poured an opaque brown color with a nice tan head that left a good amount of lacing on the glass. Had an aroma of chocolate and coffee. It had a sweet dry taste of chocolate and oatmeal. Dry finish. Rather thin mouthfeel, I was expecting alittle more out of this brew after reading the reviews. Still I am glad to have tried it, thanks Rastacouere!

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
brownaler (378) - Topsail Beach, North Carolina, USA - OCT 5, 2003
Oh yeah, very drinkable for an oatmeal stout. Though overall I think I prefer Samuel Smiths over this one slightly.


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