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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 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (34690) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 13, 2008
Draft at the brewpub. An amber beer with a thin off-white head. The aroma is sweet with light notes of fruit - too light for my liking. The flavor is sweet malty with notes of caramel as well as light notes of fruit, leading to a slightly bitter finish. OK, but nothing special.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (26202) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 17, 2008
Draught at the brewpub. Clear amber coloured with a small white head. Sweet aroma of malts and caramel with notes of hops. Sweet flavour of malts, caramel, hops and grape fruits. Dry hoippy finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Oakes (15806) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 7, 2008
UPDATED: DEC 10, 2008 Bright amber. Rotting fruit on the nose with some caramel. Light body. Light caramel taste, with some crackery notes. Tough to choke back a glass of this uninspired lameness, yo.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 21, 2008
Draught at Boulder Beer. Clear dark amber - white head. Nice malty, grassy, caramel, light hoppy, roasted, grape fruits, dry finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bhensonb (14172) - Woodland, California, USA - APR 6, 2008
Bottle. Aroma of caramel malt and moderate hop. Coppery color with a decent off-white head. Medium bodied with creamy carbonation. Flavor is floral/fruity hop over lightly roasted caramel. Finish is slightly sweet (or almost dry), with almost enough hop to balance. Pretty good amber.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Tmoney99 (13612) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 17, 2005
Bottle. Pours a copper color with a small white head that diminished quickly with fair lacing. Light hoppy aroma. Light to medium body with a thin texture. Light bitter flavor with an average sweet finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ratman197 (13426) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - DEC 17, 2006
Bottle poured a clear amber with a small diminishing amber head. Aromas of bread, carmel and toasted malt. Mouthfeel was medium bodied and crisp. Flavors of toasted malt, bread, carmel and a hint of earthiness with a crisp lightly bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
argo0 (13318) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 12, 2006
(12oz bottle) Medium off-white head atop a clear amber body. Aroma is medium sweet, orange/floral, caramel, bread, light grapefruit. Taste is medium sweet, cookie, caramel, floral/orange, light nut, earthy, salt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Lubiere (12970) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 8, 2009
A reddish copper ale with a thin off white head. Again, a rather sweetish aroma, nut and cinnamon with some boiled veggies, no hops, a bit cloying overall. At Boulder Beer Tap House, DEN, August 28 2009.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bu11zeye (12756) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAY 24, 2010
(Draught) Pours a clear amber body with a creamy off-white head. Aroma of earth, biscuit, and caramel. Flavor of caramel malt, biscuit, some orange, nuts, and earth with a moderately bitter finish.

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