Brewed by McAuslan Brewing (Brasseurs RJ)
Style: American Pale Ale
Montreal, Canada


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RATINGS: 561   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35/5   IBU: 36   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
St-Ambroise Pale Ale is the brewery’s flagship beer. Introduced in February 1989, it is a hoppy, amber, full-flavoured ale. In The Simon and Schuster Pocket Guide To Beer , beer critic Michael Jackson gave it three stars and described it as: "An outstanding ale... amber-red, clean and appetizing, with a very good hop character, from its bouquet to its long finish. Hoppy, fruity, and tasty all the way through."

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (44144) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 9, 2008
Bottle 341ml @ [ Tasting in Ulfborg ].
Clear medium amber color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, light to moderate hoppy, grass, toffee, alcohol notes. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. (110708)

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Ungstrup (34362) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 9, 2004
An amber beer with a small disappearing white head. The aroma is almost nonexisting - what is there is sweetness. The flavor is very dry with notes of coriander, caramel, and spices, though I can’t tell which. The flavor is very artificial.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (25926) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 13, 2007
Bottle. Cloudy orange coloured with an off white head. Aroma of caramel, fruits, hops and pine needles. Flavour of fruits, hops and pine needles.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (25388) - Vasa, FINLAND - SEP 29, 2007
Bottled@SBWF2007. Amber colour, small white head. Aroma is fruity, hoppyness and some slight hints of earth. Flavour is quite much the same with some spicyness and acidic citrus fruits.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 2, 2007
(Bottle 34,1 cl) Courtesy of Sammy. Clear, amber golden with a handsome, dense, off-white head leaving some laces. Aroma of malt and a whiff of metal. Medium-bodied, lightly sweetish malt with a touch of caramel and a dry, lightly hoppy finish. Solid craftmanship without being overly sophisticated. 310807

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (23513) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - DEC 18, 2004
Bottled, thanks Rastacouere Deep golden. Aroma of fruit and hay. Fairly sweet with buttery, dense malt character and balanced bitterness. Solid and enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (21446) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - DEC 7, 2009
Bottle at the Faculty Club, University of Toronto, courtesy of MSF. Deep orange brown, with a small white head and great lacing. Aroma of pine nuts and orange peel. Bitter taste with a background of orange and coriander, with a bittersweet finish. Nice body. Very drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (19160) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 1, 2002
UPDATED: AUG 31, 2007 2007-08-31, 7-4-6-3-13=33
Light amber color. The (delicate) hoppy aroma is also perfumy. The body is medium, not very malty, with just some malt/caramel flavor, a bit metallic at the end.

2002-06-01, 8-4-7-4-16=39
Nice head. Nice hop aroma. Very nice hop taste, not too much dry, very pleasant to drink. Also well hopped final, strong and aromatic.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rlgk (18220) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 23, 2007
(Stockholm Beer Festival 2007) Bottle. Golden color, quite ok white head. Malty aroma, some honey and some fruits. Malty flavor, some caramel, some bitternotes. A decent beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (17040) - Hasborn, GERMANY - SEP 21, 2014
Leicht trübes bersteinfarbenes Bier mit ordentlicher weißer Schaumkrone. Geruch leicht hopfig, reife Früchte. Geschmack nach reifen Obst, leicht hopfig bitter.

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