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Crazy Mountain Amber Ale - Crazy Mountain Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
80
good

129 Ratings
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Ratings: 129
Reviews: 47
rAvg: 3.5
pDev: 15.71%
Wants: 1
Gots: 2 | 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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Ratings: 129 | Reviews: 47 | Display Reviews Only:
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C-Dog


3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

01-25-2013 21:53:10 | More by C-Dog
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BJasny

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +21.4%

01-11-2013 15:30:25 | More by BJasny
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Tiernan

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

01-10-2013 19:27:24 | More by Tiernan
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iemailjack

Florida

3/5  rDev -14.3%

01-07-2013 23:36:13 | More by iemailjack
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ninaturner

Florida

3.5/5  rDev 0%

01-05-2013 02:29:30 | More by ninaturner
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jbarra101

Texas

3.5/5  rDev 0%

01-05-2013 01:06:47 | More by jbarra101
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DoubleJ

California

3.65/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On-tap at The Boulevard, on to the beer:

A lovely amber color sits in the mug. Colors of orange, brown, and red are visible in the mug as well. To top that is a head which holds its ground, and leaves good lacing. The nose screams fudge, and there's a wave of tea-like hoppiness too. A hint of cocoa adds an extra simple note to the nose. It smells more like a hoppy altbier, but I'm not complaining.

Taste is fudge upfront. Lemon tea notes sit in the background. A bitter ctirus note arrives and lingers in the aftertaste with the fudge. It feels like a battle between flavors on the palate, though in this case the result is a little bittersweet. It's light bodied with a pleasant crispiness.

A fine amber ale. My one nitpick is that the hops are a bit aggresive to the maltiness, yet it's still an acceptable brew to down.

Serving type: on-tap

01-05-2013 00:59:10 | More by DoubleJ
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jucifer1818

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -28.6%

11-30-2012 03:38:42 | More by jucifer1818
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LXIXME

New Mexico

3.9/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Decent sized light tan head leaves a biscuit like small mound in the middle of the glass above a clear copper with a hint of red colored beer.

Light caramel malts mix well with citrus to pine hops in the aroma of this amber.

More light caramel malts with pine to citrus hops taste this is not overpowering but well balanced and easy to drink.

Light caramel aspect on a somewhat dry aftertaste on this medium bodied amber ale.

A very easy beer to drink with some good laid back qualities, I think I could go through a 6 pack in a relatively short period of time.

Serving type: can

11-19-2012 22:31:18 | More by LXIXME
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twiggamortis420

Texas

3.43/5  rDev -2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12 oz can pours a hazed copper color with a small cap of white head...not much retention or lacing.

Nose is plenty hoppy...grassy and floral with a significant nutty-caramel malt backdrop. Maybe a little honey as well. Smells ok, but I cant help but think a more tropical hop varietal might have served better.

Taste throws out some more floral hop flavors with a fair amount of bitterness. The malt is more toasty than sweet and the yeast plays a little bit of a factor in the flavor...perhaps some sourdough bread. Not bad, I was expecting a bit more from a new CO canning operation, and I do like the wit they do more than this.

Serving type: can

11-03-2012 21:40:48 | More by twiggamortis420
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bryang002

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

10-06-2012 18:23:26 | More by bryang002
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olbubba

Florida

1.75/5  rDev -50%

09-29-2012 11:38:06 | More by olbubba
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flayedandskinned

California

3.5/5  rDev 0%

09-29-2012 05:49:55 | More by flayedandskinned
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wilfonzo

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +21.4%

09-21-2012 21:16:03 | More by wilfonzo
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GMB

Japan

3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

09-20-2012 23:00:50 | More by GMB
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dmasuda


3.5/5  rDev 0%

09-15-2012 22:44:34 | More by dmasuda
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arizcards

Arizona

3.85/5  rDev +10%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Picked up a sixer from Ski Haus Liquors last Friday for $8.99.

Beer poured copper with a solid white head that is leaving lacing behind.

Nose is slight grainy malts and a hint of floral hops.

Taste is toasted malts and fresh floral hops. Finish reminds me of Fat Tire.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied, moderately carbonated, and refreshing.

Overall a very solid refreshing beer that is perfect for a tailgate!

Serving type: can

08-27-2012 20:17:35 | More by arizcards
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PissWarmChango

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +21.4%

08-24-2012 03:40:32 | More by PissWarmChango
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kylehay2004

Florida

4/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Single finger head with decent lacing on a clear amber with slight golden hue body. Nice caramel malt aroma with earthy hops slight burnt toast note. Flavor is more smokey also with a burnt toast presence on a toasted malt background. Light caramel notes. Medium body and moderate carbonation. This is a very nicey hopped amber beer. Very good.

Serving type: on-tap

08-23-2012 21:32:51 | More by kylehay2004
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JuicesFlowing

Kansas

3.95/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a standard pint glass.

A pure amber color, dark copper. A cream colored head slowly settles to a film, while thick rings of lacing coat the glass.

Not detecting much from the smell: faint hops and malts.

The beer is hop-heavy for an amber. In fact maybe too much. However a nice sweet malty caramel note balances things out somewhat.

Mouthfeel is sweet and light bodied, very nice drinking.

Overall, just too hoppy, but still quality and delicious.

Serving type: can

08-19-2012 18:03:54 | More by JuicesFlowing
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crobinso

Colorado

2.5/5  rDev -28.6%

08-18-2012 23:33:41 | More by crobinso
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Ispeakforthetrees

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev 0%

08-16-2012 22:26:55 | More by Ispeakforthetrees
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.53/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a slightly murky dark copper with a 1 inch foamy beige head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Foamy rings of lace line the glass on the drink down. Smell is of toasted malt and some earthy, herbal hop aromas. Taste is much the same with a very earthy aftertaste. There is a fairly mild amount of bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer but probably not something I would go after again.

Serving type: can

07-20-2012 03:15:36 | More by UCLABrewN84
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kjkinsey

Texas

4/5  rDev +14.3%

07-14-2012 18:16:52 | More by kjkinsey
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duff247

Texas

3/5  rDev -14.3%

07-14-2012 17:03:17 | More by duff247
Crazy Mountain Amber Ale from Crazy Mountain Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 129 ratings.