brewbattles (40) - - JAN 20, 2014
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
We did a blind taste test between this beer and 4 other amber ales to objectively determine which one was best. The beers were Full Sail Amber, Anderson Valley Boont Amber Ale, New Belgium Fat Tire, Lost Coast Alleycat, and Alaskan Amber. You can watch the video here to see who won:
Ngejo (874) - Jakarta, INDONESIA - JUN 17, 2016
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Can. Clear, amber, frothy, tan foam, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, medium body, oily feel, soft carbonation, & bitter finish.
ranthero (27) - BRAZIL - JUN 15, 2016
3.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cerveja forte com sabor intenso do malte. Com coloração puxado para o âmbar e com espuma de pouca duração. Recomendado
thirstyrabbit (1692) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 31, 2016
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Not sure how old it is because instead of a clear BB date there’s just an indecipherable row of numbers. Amber body, small head. Aroma has intense caramel with some toffee and medium level hoppiness. Also some Old Ale-type of oxidised notes. Sweet malty body with caramel syrup and prunes. Finish has some cola notes. Feels quite oxidised at this point but generally seems to be a good beer.
felip989 (167) - São Paulo, BRAZIL - MAY 28, 2016
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
355 ml can. Amber with a small beige head. Aroma is caramel, passion fruit, grapefruit, peaches, mango, pineapple, herbal notes. Taste is caramel, mango, peaches, some chocolate and mint. Sweet aftertaste.
PowY (99) - - MAY 22, 2016
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
355 ml bottle. Pours dark copper brown with an off-white head. Intense aroma of flowers and fruits (litchi and hints of citric fruits) and a little yeasty. Medium to full body with lively carbonation. The taste starts with roasted malts (caramel) but not too sweet with some fruity acids and alcoholic. Very well balanced with a smooth bitterness in the ending.
BeerAndPonies (171) - Medicine Hat, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 13, 2016
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
12 oz. can from Co-Op Liquor Store, served in a nonic pint. Pours a hazy orangey-amber with fine suspended particulate, low and slow carbonation, and a thin, light tan head that leaves lace spots. Sweet, bready, toasted malts and hops that impart the aroma of Juicy Fruit gum, along with herbal and vinous hints, greet the nose; on the tongue, the maltiness parts somewhat for grapey, red winey flavors to take center stage. There’s an unfortunate sourness and an odd alcohol tang to the sip as well, which lingers for longer than desired. Slightly thick and a little silky. The wine-like elements pull this beer towards the fruity side and out-of-balance with the malt for an amber ale. Even with this, and with the presence of sour grapes, it’s still an enjoyable brew.
baldedecerveja (4) - Santos, BRAZIL - MAY 6, 2016 does not count
4.9 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
A big beer for any time. My first Anderson valley. Boont Amber ale... Amazing. Fantastic.
Ttheilen (528) - USA - MAY 2, 2016
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
I do not wax on poetically about beer but I do know the quality of a beer once tasted. This review is not about my tastes but reinforces the numbers, which are arbitrary.
alex_leit (1744) - Minsk, BELARUS - APR 29, 2016
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Pale amber. Aroma: caramel, plum and dried fruit, malt. Taste: malt, dried apricots, raisins, not bad.
cfrancis (3032) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 22, 2016
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Pours clear amber with a beige head. Aroma is sweet caramel malts, almost cough syrup. Taste is sickly sweet, it almost felt like I was having a pepsi. Light roast, really not my thing.