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

bottled
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RATINGS: 534   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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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tap57 (19) - Gatineau, Quebec, - MAR 23, 2011
Pours dark yellow with medium head and lively carbonation. mix of cereal / fruity taste completed with great bitterness kick. very good American pale ale. probably the best one brewed in Québec. This is my everyday beer and it’s available everywhere in the province.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
CRock (65) - Ontario, CANADA - NOV 19, 2014
A very solid anytime of year, any occasion beer. It will always hit the spot and your friends that drink to get drunk will like it too.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
remice2 (120) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 9, 2014
bière cuivré ,belle mousse collante.nez de caramel,pain grillé,agrumes timides mais intéressant. belle onctuosité au palais, léger goût de malt fumé, c’est bien , j’apprécie l’aspect céréales et fruité sucré en fin de bouche légère amertume mais pas singulière pour une american pale ale,disons une pale ale qui a du caractères mais pas ’américaine’ dans le style quand même super bonne

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Speedy_Charly (64) - Plaisance, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 13, 2014
Bouteille de 341ml au Marché des Brasseurs. D’une couleur cuivrée qui se situe à la frontière entre les blondes et les ambrées elle est surmontée d’une mousse blanche, crémeuse et assez durable. Arôme de caramel (malt grillé) et légere pointe d’amertume trop faible pour qu’on décide entre le pin ou les agrumes. Au palais c’est crémeux, presque sirupeux, avec un goût de caramel légèrement brûlé qui laisse place à une fine amertume résineuse assez raffraichissante. Une pale ale bien balancée qui n’a rien à envier aux bières commerciales du même type.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
remice (44) - Quebec, CANADA - SEP 22, 2014
bière cuivré ,belle mousse collante.nez de caramel,pain grillé,agrumes timides mais intéressant. belle onctuosité au palais, léger goût de malt fumé, c’est bien , j’apprécie l’aspect céréales et fruité sucré en fin de bouche légère amertume mais pas singulière pour une american pale ale,disons une pale ale qui a du caractères mais pas ’américaine’ dans le style quand même super bonne

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (8076) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
b3shine (5717) - Indiana, USA - SEP 20, 2014
473 mL can to half-pint glass (shared with the Mrs.). Looks solid; a transparent caramelish orange with foamy off-white head. Smells and tastes of fruity and bitter hops with a bit of grain in the background. Average on the palate. Not bad.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gregorymconway (127) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 17, 2014
341ml bottle from The Only Cafe. Amber/copper body with a thin off-white head. Pine, nuts and some caramel on the nose. Hops and nuts initially with roasted/ burnt flavor of malt lingers into the finish. Elevated pervieved bitterness. Alcohol is normal, very sessionable.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mattyhennessy (341) - Highton, AUSTRALIA - SEP 1, 2014
Pours crystal clear copper with an amber head. Sweet caramel and biscuity malt. Definitely more.of a malty pale ale. Some nuts. Some earthy and piney aromas. An okay pale. Quite sessionable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RhetoricalAns (342) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 29, 2014
Can. Medium tall rocky head over an amber body. Aroma of grainy malt and grassy hops. Initially caramel malt and fruity taste leads into a mildly bitter finish. Excellent

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MunBro (455) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 27, 2014
Aroma is of malts and some faint hops. Flavour of herbal hops, malts. Pretty well balanced pale ale.


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