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Boont Amber Ale - Anderson Valley Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,239 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1,239
Reviews: 531
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 13.32%
Wants: 53
Gots: 67 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

rjvanston, Aug 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

zestar, Aug 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Knobs303, Aug 22, 2014
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4.84/5  rDev +26.4%

keithmichaelwong, Aug 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

aj_tuna, Aug 21, 2014
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3.74/5  rDev -2.3%

Strange caramelly sweet, almost marshmallow aroma initially fades to slightly fruity, floral hops and toasted, nutty malt. Flavor reveals that same, slightly odd caramel overly sweet character, reminiscent of banana, which is countered by bready dryness in the finish. Muddled citrus, floral hops, and light resin lie underneath. Not a bad beer, but not what I expected.

barczar, Aug 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

patre_tim, Aug 20, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev -0.8%

Nbdreher, Aug 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

JellyJacket, Aug 19, 2014
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4.3/5  rDev +12.3%

Martyk21, Aug 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

CED, Aug 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

Ryan82, Aug 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Lucnifter, Aug 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Lightman, Aug 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

BKotch, Aug 16, 2014
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5/5  rDev +30.5%

Sl1p, Aug 14, 2014
Photo of T100Mark
4.15/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap at The Yard House in Las Vegas. Poured into a chilled shaker pint glass.

Appearance - Nice amber color. A touch hazy. A lumpy, tan head that never entirely disappears. Very good stickage. A great looking beer.

Smell - Faint malt aroma. A whiff is citrus. Minimal nose.

Taste - Moderate malt favor (somewhat toasty). Citrus hop taste. Slightly spicy (peppercorns?). Delicious.

Mouth - Oily. Very nice carbonation.

Overall - This is one tasty, easy drinking beer. The balance between the flavorful malt and zesty (but not overpowering) hops is ideal. Imagine an English Bitters with the volume turned up a click or two. IMHO, American Ambers, such as this one, are under-appreciated.

T100Mark, Aug 14, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

sjrodriguez, Aug 13, 2014
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4.89/5  rDev +27.7%

Ajmorriso1, Aug 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

cardinals22, Aug 10, 2014
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3/5  rDev -21.7%

supermanny, Aug 09, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

tonyfournier, Aug 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

TheElleCo, Aug 07, 2014
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3.79/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: pours a clear deep copper with a light tan head. Not terribly persistent but OK lacing

S: Spicy, floral hop, not too strong. Good caramel base with some cookie and faint banana bread aroma.

T: Nice sweet malty profile with a low amount of earthy bitterness. Some citrus zest with again, a faint banana flavor. Bright malty beer nice and bready in the finish. Less hop flavor than I anticipated. Almost Belgian like.

M: Solid medium body beer with a wee bit of citrus tang on the tongue. Smooth and low to moderate carbonation.

O: This is a nice beer. It doesn't strike me as a prime example of an amber ale, but something different. I expected a bit more hop flavor and aroma. I'm wondering if this beer may possibly have been on the shelf at the beer store a bit too long. It's a nice beer overall but I'd like to sample another to see if it's age or not.

slusk, Aug 05, 2014
Boont Amber Ale from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 1,239 ratings.