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Boont Barl Bourbon Barrel Amber Ale | Anderson Valley Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Anderson Valley Brewing Company
California, United States
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Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
None provided.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#40,284
Reviews:
16
Ratings:
124
pDev:
14.81%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
24
Trade:
0
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3.01/5  rDev -14.2%
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3.85/5  rDev +9.7%
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4.02/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On tap at O'Briens San Diego, poured into a goblet.

A: Red-mahogany in color, almost no head or lacing to speak of.

S: Caramelly malts at the forefront of the bouquet, slightly bourbon-y with notes of cherries. Some grassy, grainy notes toward the edges, overall subdued nose.

T/M: More interesting on the palate, oaky and sweet and bourbony. Marichi cherries and sweetbread give the brew it's characteristic features, while bittering hops add balance toward the finish. A light mouthfeel ushers in a short finish with cola-like risiduals be sips.

Never had a barrel-aged amber...not sure there is much comparable data out there, but this is a pretty tasty beverage in itself.

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3.08/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.84/5  rDev +9.4%
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4.25/5  rDev +21.1%
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3.75/5  rDev +6.8%
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3.53/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a hazy dark red with a thin, white head. A nice sweet malt smell with a candied fruit. Slight bourbon. This amber ale's taste is sweetened with the bourbon aging. A slight burn due to the bourbon. Vanilla notes and caramel notes sneaking in. A medium body experience.

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3.67/5  rDev +4.6%
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Perfectly aged, expecting this now from Anderson Valley, another masterful presentation. Bourbon barrel adds another dimension to this already fine amber ale. Woody and smoky, smooth and delicious.

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3.87/5  rDev +10.3%
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Anderson Valley Brewing Co. - Boonville, CA - draft

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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%
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Boont Barl Bourbon Barrel Amber Ale from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.51 out of 5 with 124 ratings