Boont Amber Ale | Anderson Valley Brewing Company

BA SCORE
86
very good
1,565 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:
1,565
Reviews:
573
Avg:
3.84
pDev:
12.76%
 
 
Wants:
77
Gots:
257
For Trade:
0
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Bottle poured into a pint glass. A nice deep amber hue with a adequate 2 finger off white head. Decent retention and lacing. Nose is sweet malts, brown sugar notes, bread and earthy hops. Taste follows the nose closely and takes on a sweet/sugary front end. Fairly complex with the malts and hops that give it a unique taste. Perhaps a bit too sweet, but unique. Fairly well balanced. A touch hoppy on the end. Feel is just okay. A tad thin and carbonated. Perhaps a bit too dry as well. Overall- A pretty decent Amber that has some good/interesting qualities. Like the sugar/malty front, but distracted by the hop/dry finish. Wouldn't turn one down and will hit this again at some point. Nothing outstanding, but pretty good-

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours out a rich clear amber color, with a foamy and slightly creamy two finger head. The retention sticks around for the life of the ale and forms a blanket on top. There is a good amount of think around the glass.

The aroma is full of toasted malt with caramel hints, a bit of sweet fruit and citrus from the hop.

Tasting this ale is a pleasure, Everything I look for in an American amber/red ale is here. Rich flavors of toasted and caramel malts and mild hop bitterness. Just enough hop bitterness to to counteract the malt.

Medium bodied with a mix of a slickness and mildly carbonated crisp finish. Super easy to drink!

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Boont Amber Ale from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
3.84 out of 5 based on 1,565 ratings.
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