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Amber Ale - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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Amber AleAmber Ale

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349 Ratings
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Ratings: 349
Reviews: 133
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 12.06%
Wants: 3
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boulevard Brewing Co. visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Boulevard Amber Ale is an exceptionally well-balanced beer, complex yet thirst-quenching. American pale malt provides a firm foundation. English specialty malts impart a nutty sweetness, perfectly complemented by noble German hops. The deep coppery color holds the light, reflecting a ruddy glow, and the finish is clean, round, and delicious.

24 IBU

(Beer added by: brownbeer on 05-23-2010)
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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

bluckbeyes, Oct 01, 2012
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3.1/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12 oz bottle from 12 pack sampler, poured into pint glass.
A: 1 finger light khaki colored head, medium reddish brown color, bubbles indicate good carbonation
S: caramel, malts, slight apple scent a well
M: medium, carbonation
T: malt, caramel, slightly watery, hops finish up at the end giving a slight bitter finish
O: session beer, good brew

outdoor7or24, Sep 26, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

ToMakeEndsMeet, Sep 10, 2012
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3/5  rDev -11.8%

Mortarforker, Sep 08, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -19.1%

kguyty, Sep 05, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -19.1%

KegsAndEggs, Aug 27, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +25%

bootsandbeer, Aug 27, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

zevans, Aug 26, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

danems64, Aug 23, 2012
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3.43/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle kept in fridge. Poured into a Nonic Pint. Best by 10-28-12.

A- Boulevards Amber Ale pours a hazy deep copper color with 3 fingers of yellowish foamy head that recedes at a moderate rate and does not lace on the glass.

S- Grainy and bready with some metallic notes. Not a whole lot going on.

T- Flavors of toasted malts start off then turns to a grainy taste in the middle. Finishes kind of sweet. With notes of caramel and toffee.

M- Comes across as medium bodied, with a decent amount of carbonation.

O- Another easy drinker from Boulevard. This one while not great, is a good year round offering form Boulevard.

rfbenavi80, Aug 21, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -19.1%

bicyclesnbeer, Aug 19, 2012
Photo of metter98
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is relatively clear copper in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a quarter finger high beige head that died down a bit but never faded away.
S: There are aromas of caramel malts in the nose along with some hints of fruity yeast. No hops are noticeable.
T: The taste is similar to the smell and has flavors of caramel, nutty and toasted malts with some hints of malty sweetness and a slight amount of bitterness.
M: It feels medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This is a malt-forward beer that has a nice balance of different types of malts and has just enough hops to prevent it from being sweet.

metter98, Aug 18, 2012
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3.3/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12-oz bottle into small glass mug

A - huge head of khaki foam atop a transparent body of orange amber; lots of small rising bubbles of carbonation

S - malty with unusual metallic notes; not much on the nose

T - sweet and malty up front, floral hops move in for a hint of bitterness, bittersweet finish

M - slick light/medium body, medium/high carbonation

O - Nothing pretentious about this one. Just a simple amber. Worth a try.

lwillitz, Aug 17, 2012
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3/5  rDev -11.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is one of my go to session beers. As far as looks go its hazy due to the bottle conditioning with a nice amber orange hue. The aroma has a nice sweetness to it with a malty backbone. The taste is very malty with the sweetness from the yeast used in it I believe. Overall its extremely drinkable and very refreshing.

MatthewBuchholz, Aug 13, 2012
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4/5  rDev +17.6%

M_Burkey, Aug 11, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -26.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

Flatlands, Aug 08, 2012
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3.43/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a crystal clear dark copper to medium amber in color with some very light amounts of visible carbonation. The beer has a finger tall creamy beige head that reduces to a medium sized patch of thin film and a thin ring at the edges of the glass. Moderate amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Very mild in aroma overall, there are some light notes of toasted malts and some even lighter hints of floral hops.

T: This beer has a solid body of toasted malts with some lighter amounts of caramel and toffee sweetness. There are light hints of floral hops but very little bitterness.

M: On the lighter side of medium bodied with moderate to heavy amounts of carbonation. Slightly thin/watery but there is a certain prickliness from the carbonation.

O: The beer is pretty well balanced and typifies the American Amber/Red Ale style for me. The beer is easy to drink and could be sessionable. It is enjoyable and one I would have again.

dbrauneis, Aug 07, 2012
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3/5  rDev -11.8%

craigmj7, Aug 07, 2012
Amber Ale from Boulevard Brewing Co.
78 out of 100 based on 349 ratings.