Brewed by McAuslan Brewing
Style: Stout
Montreal, Canada


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RATINGS: 1420   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.93   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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cattaneopapa (195) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 1, 2014
341ml bottle from LCBO, Parkway Mall, Scarborough, ON. 5% Alc. / vol. Pours an opaque dark brown colour with one finger of lasting tanned head. Beautiful lacing. Aroma of caramel, coffee and minimal notes of booze. Taste matches aroma with a dry finish. Medium carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
UXO (409) - CANADA - AUG 27, 2014
Pours nearly jet black with only the slightest hints of deep cola brown around the edges, a fat finger of tan head diminishing gradually to a thin skim, and moderate lacing. Nose is coffee, chocolate, caramel, slightly smokey. Taste follows suit with a mild molasses sweetness tempering roasted malt and bitter coffee. Full body and low carbonation, with a creamy mouth feel and dry finish. Now that’s a stout - this is what Guinness wishes it was. (Yes, I once gave Guinness the same rating I’m giving this one. That was then, this is now. Deal with it. I’ll re-review a Guinness sometime and put it where it belongs.) I’d love to have this on a nitro tap to really amp up the creaminess, but it’s pretty decent just as it is. The oatmeal definitely tempers the flavour, giving it a fuller, rounder aspect. This can rightly take its place as one of the best Canadian beers around.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mattyhennessy (342) - Highton, AUSTRALIA - SEP 2, 2014
Pours an opaque black with a firm tan head. Looks delicious. Strong malt and oat aroma, nice creamy espresso and chocolate. Toffee and molasses amongst the flavours. Creamy mouthfeel and dry finish. Hard to achieve, but works brilliantly

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 8/20
Babaganush (1) - Florida, USA - AUG 26, 2014 does not count
Smells great with a hint of dark chocolate, smooth taste not much of an after taste. Those that like darker beers would enjoy.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DomD (99) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - SEP 5, 2014
Poured from 341 mL bottle. Incredible aroma of chocolate and coffee. Pours black with brown head. Definitely bitter in taste. Full bodied, slick texture, average carbonation, with a bitter dry finish. Overall a great bitter stout.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gregorymconway (138) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 12, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 13, 2014 341ml bottle from The Only Cafe. Dark opaque brown/black body with thin tan head, nice lacing. Dark chocolate, espresso, roasted malt aroma. Thick heavy mouthfeel. Notes of alcohol at only 5%. Hops present on the finish.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Chopper925 (192) - Gross Gerau, GERMANY - SEP 14, 2014
Bottle. Pitch black, clear color. Thick brown head. The smell is great, chocolate, mocca, toffee, nuts, absolutely fantastic. The taste is light sweet, at the beginning and ends with a perceptible bitter note. Palate is fresh, with a medium to thick texture. Aftertaste has some more nice coffee and roast notes. Absolutely great stout, love it!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
remice (44) - Quebec, CANADA - SEP 22, 2014
Stout à l’avoine.mousse moka, effluves de doux chocolat,noisettes ,caramel et vanille. tres onctueuse,c’est crèmeux léger pétillement,malt grillés chocolat mi amère, expresso mais pas agressif , douce amertume en final. délicieux!!!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
KezzaH (1) - Lindisfarne, AUSTRALIA - SEP 23, 2014 does not count
Smooth, chocolate and coffee flavours with an intense roasted oatmeal nose with chocolate and coffee overtones that is to die for. Love the initial taste on the Palate and the flavour lingers in your mouth. Excellent creamy head that lasts well. Nicest beer of this style that I have had, but it is worth noting that while I love a dark beer I find most Imperial Stouts too heavy for my palate whereas this was exactly the taste and nose I have been looking for.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dfearnley (1076) - Alberta, CANADA - SEP 16, 2014
Draft to pnt glass Chocolate, light coffee, loads of malt, and wheat. Deep black, 1.5 cm thick creamy tan head. Toasted malt, bitter chocolate, ginger, a little lactose and some sourness.

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