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Brewed by McAuslan Brewing
Style: American Pale Ale
Montreal, Canada

bottled
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RATINGS: 521   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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."


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3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
lowg (148) - Scarborough, Ontario, - APR 27, 2012
Got this beer as part of the McAuslan holiday gift pack last year. Pours dark amber with tan head, nice clean aroma. Robust and quite smooth; not a bad pale ale. It’s not quite up there with my favourite; Tankhouse ale.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
frankrafale (3) - - AUG 5, 2014 does not count
Biere orangée, col inexistant, presque pas d'effervescence odeur de malt, goût assez tranquille, assez malte, un peu métallique, pas mauvais mais pas super. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
flip_soeperman (581) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 31, 2014
A watery over carbonated beer. Aroma is dull and slightly metallic. Having said that the taste is surprising fresh light bitter light sour. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
NallePalle (101) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUL 25, 2014
Bottle. Overall a nice, well-balanced ale in the British style, smooth and tasteful.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
deepeary (101) - Ontario, CANADA - JUL 25, 2014
473 ml can from the LCBO. Canned two months ago. Pours clear dark amber colour with nice frothy off white head. Smells of herbal hops, some roasted malt notes, grainy/grassy. malt. Taste is toffee/caramel malt, Euro hops, balanced bitterness, some fruity sweetness mixed in there. Enjoyable lasting finish. Tasty and sessionable. Very nice English style pale ale. High flavour to abv ratio.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mjakopa (217) - Maribor, SLOVENIA - JUL 12, 2014
Pours a lighter orange with medium head. Aroma is quite hoppy and fruity. Taste is light in carbonation, a hoppier body and malty aftertaste, but generally quite light. A very balanced summer ale.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mike5326 (867) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - JUN 25, 2014
Poured from a tap. Clear yellow color, medium white frothy head. Mild grass aroma. Medium grain flavor with a medium body and light finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Stephane_Houle (107) - - JUN 8, 2014
Apparence: D’une couleur jaune dorée translucide, elle est coiffée d’une bonne mousse légère d’une bonne durée. Effervescence moyenne avec des bulles de petite taille. Arômes: Au nez, ce sont des notes florales et de fraîcheurs qui dominent. Saveurs: Très rafraichissant, très doux en bouche. C’est le côté florale qui se développe en premier lieu. L’amertume prend du temps à se manifester, mais la patience rapporte. Pratiquement aucune effervescence. Fiche technique : Style: American Pale Ale Format: 473 ml Taux d’alcool : 5%

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
97hill (49) - - JUN 3, 2014
Nice Pale Ale , can from LCBO. Expect nothing less from these guys. Good not great Pale Ale , hoppy, tasty. A bit sweet to my taste. But looks and smells like a dream.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kaser (2612) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 28, 2014
Reddish pour from draft at ye old orchard. Musty off apple and maple taste. Average for this style. Meh

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hidden_Pooch (286) - Stratford, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - MAY 24, 2014
Bottle. This taste different to me than most pale ale. Aroma is more of spices and grass. Tastes of caramel, fruits, herbs. I don’t notice much hop flavours going on, but it is not a bad thing. A nice medium body with little bitterness. An interesting pale ale.


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