Bomber Mountain Amber
Black Tooth Brewing Company

Bomber Mountain AmberBomber Mountain Amber
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Style:
Red Ale - Irish
Ranked #163
ABV:
4.6%
Score:
81
Ranked #41,961
Avg:
3.56 | pDev: 12.08%
Reviews:
12
Ratings:
53
From:
Black Tooth Brewing Company
 
Wyoming, United States
Avail:
Year-round
Wants
  2
Gots
  12
SCORE
81
Good
Bomber Mountain AmberBomber Mountain Amber
Notes: If you spend any time in Sheridan County someone local will tell you a different story about “Bomber Mountain”. The flavors present in this medium bodied Irish Red Ale vary as widely as the tales, from biscuits and caramel, to cotton candy there is something for everyone to enjoy and more importantly to remember, about this sacred ground at 12,887ft above sea level.

20 IBU
Reviews: 12 | Ratings: 53 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
Reviews by KTCamm:
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KTCamm from New Jersey

3.52/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

June 2019...pours reddish amber with scant foam. Caramel nose, but lighter. Cola flavors. light bodied. Sweeter malt with a light bite to close. Stock amber.

Dec 08, 2019
More User Reviews:
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Chackman151 from Arizona

3.56/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Jul 26, 2016
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Stack5 from Wisconsin

3.39/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Apr 27, 2016
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BeerBird82 from Michigan

3.88/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

May 30, 2016
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S-Taylor from Texas

2.62/5  rDev -26.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.25

Jan 18, 2017
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superwho24 from Arkansas

4.33/5  rDev +21.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Oct 17, 2018
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Captain69 from Illinois

4.03/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

NICE AMBER COLOR - GREAT TASTE - TAST GOOD TO THE FINISH

May 26, 2018
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GloryConway from Wyoming

3.57/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Nov 24, 2018
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Drak-Nib from Nebraska

2.75/5  rDev -22.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Drinking from a 12 ounce can describing the brew as essentially a grab bag of flavors. “From biscuits and caramel, to cotton candy…” I can see that, or taste that. I think the sweetness stands out the most, but there’s a decent red ale underneath. Pretty easy drinking, if a little thin for my taste. 2017/06/13

Nov 13, 2018
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paulish from New York

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

May 28, 2019
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Bitterbill from Wyoming

3.28/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Had this at yesterday's Riverfest in Casper.

It poured a clear amber with a small head of foam, a little bit of lacing.

The smell had some caramel malt and earthiness. Very light aroma.

The taste was sweet from the caramel, musty from the earthy element, pretty nicely balanced and an easy drinker. Not too shabby for the usually boring style.

Aug 28, 2011
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TAMU99 from Wyoming

3.06/5  rDev -14%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Oct 08, 2015
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mentor from Colorado

2.77/5  rDev -22.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A bottle left over after GABF judging and given to me as a reward for my volunteer efforts. Entered into the GABF competition as an Irish Red, so this may be mis-classified here on BA. I will rate my bottle as an Irish Red.

Pours a half finger of light tan head over a clear brown-rust liquid. Perhaps too dark for the style. Smells dark malts with mild hop grassiness. Mineral, light nut, and chocolate.

Tastes chocolate and nut with mild roast grains. Nearly dry enough for the style, but the dark grains are too strong. Has a mineral bite that would like be sharper if chocolate flavor didn't detract. Minimal hop flavor and low esters (primarily pear). Dry finish with fine effervescent carbonation that helps play up the mineral bite. A tad bit more chewy than I would expect.

Not to style, but a nice beer if just consumed by someone not concerned about such things. Which is what I think I will do for the second half of the bottle.

Oct 05, 2011
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NickMunford from Wyoming

4/5  rDev +12.4%

Sep 02, 2012
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FLBeerGuy from Florida

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Aug 31, 2018
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rickrem from California

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Aug 04, 2014
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Foyle from North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from 12 oz can into pint glass.

Apperance: poured a 1" cream color head that dropped moderately with some mild lacing. Mostly clear amber color with mild streaming bubbles.

Aroma: sweet barley malt, bread crusts, earthy hops.

Mouthfeel: light to medium bodied with a damp finish.

Flavor: bread crust, caramel, raisin, ripe fruit with mild hops for balance

Overall: easy drinking, a nice session ale.

Sep 19, 2015
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Proteus93 from Virginia

3.56/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Having given a review of another , similar style (which was outstanding) earlier, I was wary to do this one on the same day. Curiosity got the better of me...

A: Golden amber, which is what the beer claims to be--not an Irish Red, as stated here. Head is a little short-lived and somewhat fizzy, but alright.

S + T: Soft, caramel malts... little else. The flavour is also largely toasted, somewhat bready malts. There is essentially no hop presence in this beer at all. The taste does appear to be one that grows on the drinker with a few sips, though.

M + D: Medium bodied, balanced well with a moderate carbonation. This beer is among those that I may not rave about incessantly, but rather, pick up from time to time because it's not terrible.

Jul 14, 2018
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spycow from Illinois

3/5  rDev -15.7%

Sep 28, 2014
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emmasdad from Colorado

3.32/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

thanks to dan and ratman for this one. Growler poured a clear reddish amber with a lasting amer head. Aromas of carmel,earthiness and a hint of fruittiness. Palate was medium bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of carmel, earthiness and a hint of fuitiness with a smooth dy lingeing carmel finish.

Aug 22, 2011
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elglueckert from Montana

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

May 31, 2016
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digita7693 from Germany

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

Sep 12, 2013
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twoodward101 from Wyoming

3/5  rDev -15.7%

Jun 24, 2014
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a77cj7 from South Dakota

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Nov 23, 2014
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Darkmagus82 from Texas

3.66/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from can into a pint glass

Appearance – The beer pours a copper amber color with a one finger head of white foam. The head has a lighter level of retention, fading over time to leave a light level of lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma of the brew is strongest of a caramel and molasses smell with some aromas of a bready nature. Along with these smells comes some light notes of earthy hops and a bit of grass as well.

Taste- The taste begins with a sweeter caramel and molasses taste mixed with some flavors of a bready and doughy nature. The douhginess fades all while the caramel gets a bit stronger and the bready takes on a slightly roasty taste. Toward the end some light hop flavors of an earthy nature comes to the tongue, leaving one with a sweet and lightly roasted/toasted taste to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the brew is on the average to slightly thicker side for a brew of only 4.6 % with a carbonation level that is a bit on the lower side. The feel is rather nice overall, as it provides a good base for the flavors to sit upon and be fully appreciated by the tongue, even in light of the lower abv.

Overall – A rather nice “more sessionable” amber ale at only 4.6 % abv. It has a lot of flavor all while maintaining a great drinkability.

Mar 25, 2016
Bomber Mountain Amber from Black Tooth Brewing Company
Beer rating: 81 out of 100 with 53 ratings