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Boont ESB - Anderson Valley Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

496 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 496
Reviews: 352
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 11.58%


Brewed by:
Anderson Valley Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-25-2001)
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Reviews by nickd717:
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nickd717

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4.22/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Review dated 9/28/2010. 12oz bottle from Whole Foods Los Altos.

Pours a slightly hazy copper color, with a one-finger-plus white head and good lacing.

Excellent floral and citrusy hops on the aroma along with a sweet honeyish malt note to it.

The flavor has a subtle bready pale malt base, with a great hop profile: floral, herbal, grapefruit, and other light fruit notes.

Nice palate, medium-bodied with a fairly lively carbonation level.

Really good for the style. Glad I got this before AV sold out.

Serving type: bottle

08-26-2011 20:54:32 | More by nickd717
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Boont ESB from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 496 ratings.