- For information on a similarly-named (but differently spelled) alcoholic beverage in the Re-imagined Series, see Ambrosia.
Starbuck imagines being rich after finding many storage bins filled with ambrosa on Proteus, a penal colony that made ambrosa for the Colonial war effort. Were it not for the Cylon attack on Proteus, he would have become quite wealthy (The Long Patrol).
- According to the non-canonical Encyclopedia Galactica, ambrosa is "best distilled and purified under low-gravity conditions", thus the reason why Proteus was chosen as a place to produce the beverage.
- Kraus, Bruce (1979). Encyclopedia Galactica, p. 13.