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Boont Amber Ale | Anderson Valley Brewing Company

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3.84/5
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1,584 Ratings
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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
Ranking:
#10,959
Reviews:
577
Ratings:
1,584
pDev:
12.76%
Bros Score:
4.23
 
 
Wants:
78
Gots:
268
Trade:
0
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4.43/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dandy14
3.88/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Azpittil57
3.47/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mmmbeer89
3.86/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BeerAndFilm
4.24/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of OriginalWayOut
4.98/5  rDev +29.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

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

Photo of LeoKE
4.66/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Biere de soirée, pas forcement la première de l'apero

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Photo of ZlaVydra
4.37/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Wontonst
3.57/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of yaron73
4.06/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A bottle from "BEERA" Store in Sofia.

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Photo of SirFolmarv
3.86/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Quickly dissipating head, but overall a handsome beer. Strong candylike caramel flavor up front and throughout. Clean, bitterless finish. Also feels good in mouth, very drinkable. Quite velvety.

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Photo of Ob512316
4.01/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into glass.
Look: Amber with thin white head.
Smell: Carmel, toffee, and a hint of citrus.
Taste: Caramel, biscuits, and toffee.
Feel: full bodied.
Overall: Sold Amber ale. The definition of an amber ale.

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

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

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

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

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

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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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Boont Amber Ale from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.84 out of 5 with 1,584 ratings
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