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


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RATINGS: 548   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   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."

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   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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Metalflake (70) - Les Coteaux, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 13, 2015
Can from the grocery store. Poured into a pint glass, bright clear orange with a 1-inch off-white head that stayed around almost to the bottom of the glass. This is one of my go-to beers, always have some in the fridge, but strangely haven’t gotten around to rating it until now. Aroma right up front is unapologetically all floral hops, with a nice grainy maltiness making itself known after a few sips. Nicely bitter, but not in an over-the-top, puckering sort of way, with a mellowing earthy sweetness underneath. Medium carbonation, with a clean, bitter finish. One of the best of the macro-micro offerings from Québec, in my opinion reminiscent of some of the great Burton ales. Always deserving of a space on the shelf.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
luttonm (3414) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 7, 2015
Draft in Toronto. Copper brown, great foam. Malty, clean. Nice balance. Not American in style in my book but a solid, nice ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Karol (722) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUN 28, 2015
Can bought at an LCBO in Toronto/Canada. Pours a copper clear color with a solid soapy white head. Aroma is mostly malt with some fruit in the back. Taste is malty, bitter fruits with a dry and balanced malt and bitter hops finish reming me of walnuts and sugaless forest fruits. This is a good beer, but I prefer the hoppy and less malty American pale ale.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
TATE (375) - Lubec, Maine, USA - APR 22, 2015
Can. Pours copper with minimal head. Buttery aroma. Not a lot of flavor but some diacytel in there with minimal hop bite. It’s okay but disappointing after having their stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tdubs92 (40) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 30, 2015
Sweet caramel and vanilla aroma. Little to no head...formed into small blotches. Colour is a copper-red. Taste of roasted malt, nut and a hint of creme brule. Sweeter ale with little carbonation. Different from most pales...and i think its great that it is.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
alberti92 (159) - - MAR 21, 2015
Can from cellarbrations super store hami hill. Have a feeling this is a bad batch. Mouthfeel is quite oily. Taste is quite buttery. Aroma is on the sweeter side.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Ngejo (567) - Jakarta, INDONESIA - MAR 20, 2015
Bottle. Clear, amber, frothy, tan foam, medium bitterness, light sweetness, medium body, oily feel, soft carbonation, & bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
fatbarbu (44) - sherbrooke, CANADA - FEB 1, 2015
Bouteille 341ml. Odeur sucrée de cereales, tres bien. En bouche, amertume et croustillant cerealier tres satisfaisant. Etanche la soif et le coté croustillan et amer nettoie le palais. Une belle biere de soif pleine de gout. Le 6 pack a 3$ de plus que la pabst blue ribbon vau GRANDEMENT la peine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RickTheRick (706) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 23, 2015
Une coiffe de mousse généreuse se pose sur un liquide cuivré assez limpide. Un nez de céréales croustillantes et de houblons plus terreux que fruités me laisse croire qu’elle sera agréable en bouche, mais un petit goût de caramel brûlé vient gâcher un peu la chose. N’empêche que c’est une bière de soif peu dispendieuse avec une franche amertume et une sécheresse intéressante.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
budedou (581) - Saint Etienne, FRANCE - JAN 15, 2015
Bière de couleur blonde avec un léger col mousseux blanc. Nez de caramel et de malt assez simple. En bouche c’est bien sucré, un peu trop, caramel,pain,céréales avec une finale peu amère. Une bière juste correct.

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