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Crazy Mountain Amber Ale - Crazy Mountain Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
80
good

143 Ratings
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Ratings: 143
Reviews: 48
rAvg: 3.51
pDev: 15.1%
Wants: 2
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Crazy Mountain Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.25% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: birchstick on 07-30-2010)
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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

In_Control_Mike, Oct 31, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

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4/5  rDev +14%

RummyRedbeard, Oct 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev +14%

Yoda22, Oct 09, 2013
Photo of Powerturn11
4/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a can into a basic beer mug. Nice golden to amber color with a really floral aroma. I smell citrus with a touch of pine. Nice head with good glass lacing. The beer tastes great with Carmel undertones and finishes clean. I really enjoyed this beer and would recommend again for this style. Very easy to drink. Could be enjoyed with dinner or watching a football game.

Powerturn11, Oct 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

Lantern, Oct 02, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +28.2%

MaddDogg84, Sep 28, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

famous_mortimur, Sep 27, 2013
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2/5  rDev -43%

WhitmansNiece, Sep 20, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

King_KongDCO93, Sep 19, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -28.8%

jmarsh123, Sep 10, 2013
Photo of homebrew311
3.36/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 oz can poured into snifter. Appears a nice deep amber hue with nice clarity, heavy white head and tons of lacing. The nose features herbal hops, heavy cereal grain, caramel, and a bit of pine. Taste is uneventful, some hops, some malt, but nothing really stands out. The bitterness is on the light to moderate side and the finish presents a bit of a black tea flavor. Mouthfeel is on par for style, but the taste really isn't. Unfortunately there is no way for me to tell if this is an old can, but as it is, it is a run of the mill amber.

homebrew311, Sep 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

KC9LDB, Aug 13, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

InfernoBoss, Jul 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

JMAC45, Jul 29, 2013
Photo of BeardedBoffin
3.9/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The beer pours a nice amber color with an impressive, thick frothy cap of foam. Pine hops and caramel malt swirl in the nose along with orange, fresh malt, barley, and toasted grain. Smooth, bordering on creamy, on the palate. The caramel malt is evenly balanced by the dry bitter hops. More bitter than pine, citrus and floral. A nice drinking brew.

BeardedBoffin, Jul 28, 2013
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4.33/5  rDev +23.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12oz can picked up from Beer Study in Chapel Hill and poured into a pint glass.

A - A little darker than your average amber. It was more of a brown/yellow. Not too pretty. A fingers worth of head that raced back into the crystal clear brew.

S - Floral floral and more floral. I love it. Biscuity malts too.

T - Wow. I had to check the label again to make sure this was an Amber. Tastes more like a Pale Ale: tons of hop flavor. No bitterness though, as the label indicates that West Coast hops are added late in the boil. That biscuity finish is a true Amber finish though. This is a very unique approach to Amber. I was very pleasantly surprised.

M - Lightly carbonated and medium bodied.

O - A very sessionable yet flavorful Amber. It maintains balance and complexity. Where it lacks it beauty, it more than compensates in taste and smell. I see myself revisiting this brew in the near future.

LikeARollingStout, Jul 03, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

dbrelsfo, Jun 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

scottyshades, Jun 26, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

sgttibbs, Jun 17, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

ClintonRalston, Jun 14, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

dhbiker0889, Jun 11, 2013
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3.38/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I popped the can open and beer and foam came flying out. Not sure if it was user error or not... Anyway, lots of foam on a cloudy, medium straw colored body.
The aroma is a dull citrus smell with some hay thrown in.
The taste has a good malt backbone with only a mild sweetness. Pine bitterness to end. Enjoyable.
The texture is crisp with moderate carbonation.
Besides the exploding can, I thought this was a fine drink.

Fatehunter, Jun 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

SimonTja, May 31, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

Arsenal0328, May 20, 2013
Crazy Mountain Amber Ale from Crazy Mountain Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 143 ratings.