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Boont Amber Ale - Anderson Valley Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,273 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1,273
Reviews: 537
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 13.32%
Wants: 54
Gots: 77 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Anderson Valley Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-12-2001)
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

SStein, Oct 17, 2014
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3.88/5  rDev +1.3%

Type: 12-oz. bottle
Glass: Pint mug
From: Albertson’s in Alpine, Calif.
Price: $1.67 ($9.99 for a mix 6-pack)
Purchased: Oct. 11, 2014
Consumed: Oct. 11, 2014
Misc.: N/A

Poured a dark caramel, auburn, semi-clear color with 2-to-3 fingers of khaki, light tan, frothy head. A few streams of bubbles coming up from the bottom, but nothing crazy. Decent amount of uneven spots of lacing along the sides of the glass. Average retention on the top all the way down. (Sight - 3.88)

Smelled menthol, cough drops, honey, caramel, lemon zest, light grassy notes and slight roasty malts. (Smell - 3.75)

Tasted better than the nose. Got rich caramel, honey, roasty malts, menthol, menthol cough drops, lemon and light nuts. (Taste - 3.88)

Light-to-medium body. Thin-to-oily texture. Soft carbonation. Long, sweet finish. (Feel - 3.75)

This was overall a pretty good amber. I can’t believe it’s taken me this long to try it or even rate it, but not bad for the style. (Overall - 3.88)

3.84 | 86 | B+

BucannonXC5, Oct 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Amp, Oct 17, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +24%

I prefer lighter/smoother amber ales and this is the best of them all.

GTSeabolt, Oct 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Decent copper tone. Finish is bitter, but overly done. Pretty good west coast amber ale.

Thebrewman, Oct 14, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +24%

Great beer

Default262, Oct 14, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

BeerTruck, Oct 08, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +24%

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a beer can glass on 06.12.14.

A: See through red/amber. Thin head that quickly recedes into a ring.

S: Sweet malt. Brown sugar and caramel.

T: Caramel, brown sugar, and a bready sweetness dominate. Flower and citrus are subtle.

M: Creamy. Somewhat watery.

O: A lot of amber ales are so malt forward that I have to be in the right mood to drink them. With the flower and citrus flavors, this one is a bit lighter and easier to drink.

Rating: A, 95/100.

WAbeerfiend, Oct 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +11%

Pours a light amber in color with a tight off white head.
Aroma: Orange Peco Tea and bready malts. Floral hops come in late.
Taste: Lots of malts with some caramel.
Starts sweet and finishes with some hoppy bitterness, but malts still prevail.

jadpsu, Oct 03, 2014
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Boont Amber Ale from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 1,273 ratings.