Boont Amber Ale | Anderson Valley Brewing Company

BA SCORE
86
very good
1,571 Ratings
Boont Amber AleBoont Amber Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Anderson Valley Brewing Company
California, United States
avbc.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Balance is what makes our Boont Amber Ale so unique: rich, crystal malts give this beer a deep copper hue and contribute a slight caramel sweetness while the herbal, spicy bitterness from carefully selected whole-cone hops impart a crisp, clean finish. Hints of sun toasted grain, toffee, and fruity esters compliment the mellow, noble hop aroma.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-12-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,571
Reviews:
575
Avg:
3.84
pDev:
12.76%
 
 
Wants:
78
Gots:
261
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 1,571 |  Reviews: 575
Photo of freewill35
4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.93/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This was poured into a pint glass. The appearance was a hazy burnt red to slight orange tints along the sides of the glass. There’s a one finger white foamy head that dissipated within about a minute leaving some light speckled lacing here and there. The smell had a good balance of caramel sweet malts to light citrus sweet and bitter hops. The taste was mainly sweet but still had a slight bitter element trying to come through. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a fairly decent sessionability about it. The carbonation was good for the style and for me as it was slightly harsh but nothing overbearing. Overall, I say this was a pretty good Amber ale I would have again.

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Photo of sohearn
3.79/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of VelvetExtract
3.41/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ordybill
4.1/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass at the World of Beer in Columbia, SC. The appearance is a hazy amber color with a medium sized white head. The aroma is full of malt caramel and some hops. The flavor was very heavy on caramel malt and hops and was very good.

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Photo of marshrat63
4.1/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Parmesan
4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

L: Dark red color with a medium white head and a little bit of lacing on the glass.

S: Notes of caramel and toffee, with notes of vanilla, some notes of dark cherry a slight hop at the end.

T: Notes of caramel and toffee, with notes of vanilla, notes of dark cherry, very similar to the smell.

F: Medium body and carbonation

O: This is a tasty caramelly and toffee Amber ale.

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Photo of Stoutmaster9
2.83/5  rDev -26.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Brownish-red amber. Good head, great lacing.

Stale, watery malt, creamy caramel with earthy hints of toffee, citrus and pine.

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Photo of monkist
4.59/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of kitekid
3.89/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ebwang
2.87/5  rDev -25.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Franziskaner
3.76/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Amber in color with an inch of densely packed beige head. Moderate lacing. The aroma is light malt and lightly toasted bread. I'm tasting some lightly toasted malt with a bit of marzipan or toffee. The mouth is fairly light and smooth.

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Photo of bshefftz
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of chuckgietzen
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Oleg85
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of guzzleacoldone
3.74/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MasterRigger
3.9/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Jack-R
5/5  rDev +30.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Nunya
3.29/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of rdub
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Timtac
3.34/5  rDev -13%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jeff137
4.7/5  rDev +22.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of gtn0208
4.5/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of jeff1973
3.92/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of bundy462
4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Boont Amber Ale from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
3.84 out of 5 based on 1,571 ratings.
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