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Boulder Beer Sundance Amber Ale

Formerly brewed at Boulder Beer Company
Style: Amber Ale
Boulder, Colorado USA


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RATINGS: 246   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03/5   EST. CALORIES: 146   ABV: 4.85%
The color of a Colorado sunset, this complex, garnet colored ale blends the nutty flavor of roasted barley with three varieties of hops to impart a rich malt flavor and hoppy finish. Medium-to-full bodied with dry, almost smokey characteristics, Sundance Amber is a very sophisticated brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jb (2966) - Rochester, New York, USA - APR 16, 2009
Very nice looking amber color with a nice head and lacing. A bit of a nutty aroma, malty. Palate is solid but unspectacular. Nice mouthfeel, texture, and taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GG (2332) - NorCal, California, USA - MAR 19, 2009
Nothing about this beer really resonated with me in any way. It wasn’t bad, it wasn’t good. Just rather...there. I can’t really knock it for much. The beer smelled and tasted okay. Notes of mild hops and caramel malts in both the aroma and flavor. Easy to drink. Pretty forgettable in the long line of forgettable Amber Ales.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Rciesla (5499) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - FEB 20, 2009
Bottle. Pours an amber body with an off white head. Sweet caramel and fruity esters. Light grape, and some peat. Bready with more malt to boot. eh.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
VitaminR (540) - Colorado, USA - FEB 8, 2009
Biscuity fruit nose. Pure amber color, smaller head. Cracker sugar, mild bitterness. Massive carbonation, lighter body, malt finish with a quick bitter snap. Decent Amber, but not much depth.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
That1Guy (2195) - Colorado, USA - FEB 4, 2009
Crushed with Jakebra. These guys just seem to specialize in mild yet inoffensive brews. Mostly sweet, but an okay hop presence in the finish. Drinkable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
fidelis83 (2270) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - JAN 16, 2009
Pours a slightly dark amber with a 2 finger creamy white off white head. Aroma is toast, sweet grain, caramel, a hint of roast, citrus and a little pine. Flavor is weak sweet toasty malt, grain, bitter hops, and some metallic malt notes. Finish is slightly bitter and metallic. Body is thin and dry.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Butters (4047) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - JAN 5, 2009
Sampled at the Second Cellar Reduction. Pours a clear amber with thin white head. Aroma is light dogfood, dark earthy malt. Malty backbone with some citrus and hops. Well balanced I suppose, but not that enjoyable. On the bad side of average.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Barrios (1243) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 5, 2009
Bottle with Butters at Second Cellar Reduction. Amber body with a pale tan head. Sweet malty flavor with a touch of bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Enniskillen (2045) - Salinas, California, USA - DEC 19, 2008
Amber with a thin white head. Aroma is a light maltiness, a light caramel note, faint hops. Taste is light toffee, malt, a wheat light character, mettalic.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beershine (5224) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - DEC 7, 2008
Bottle. Clear pure rusty color with small off-white head. Sweet caramel malt aroma is nutty with some hazelnut essence. Soft but high carbonation. Woodsy flavors, lots of tree barks. Sweet but a decent flavor with sticky finish.

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