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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.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dnstone (2708) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - MAY 8, 2012
Fresh ara-malty aroma. Copper in color. Cara-malty flavor as well, with little noticeable ho character. Buttery-smooth finish. Notes: Brewery visit during GABF

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
slowrunner77 (10244) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 16, 2014
"slightly sub par for the style. nothing bad, just kinda blah. finished midpack when i judged beers at a local brewfest. in the store, there will be better options. kind of a letdown for a pretty good microbrewery."

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Headbanger (3880) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - APR 22, 2014
Bottle (Old Notes)-Pours amber with a decent head. Aroma of malt, caramel, and slight toffee. Taste of the same. This medium bodied brew is fairly balanced and not too bad.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
ads135 (4254) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - AUG 21, 2012
Pours clear amber with a decent white head. Not much in the way of aroma, some dirt, grass, and a little citrus. Medium body with stale bread flavor.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
onceblind (7494) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUL 24, 2010
On tap @ brewery. Pours a beautiful orange/gold with a perfect, minimalist head that lingers. But it smells and tastes earthy and metallic. Hoppy, but not smooth, without enough malt to balance.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
blipp (8267) - La Mesa, California, USA - JUN 18, 2010
Draft. Pours amber with an off white head. Malty, toffee like aroma. The flavor has some crystal malt/toffee-like sweetness, along with lighter floral and earthy hop notes. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mcox90 (1931) - Wilton, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 28, 2010
12 oz bottle courtesy of jbye4334. Pours deep amber/orange, kind of like the picture on the bottle. A vigorous pour netted a good 2 finger off white head. The aroma and flavor is light caramel malt with a slight whisper of grapefruit hop. Moderate palate with a slick texture.

   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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GranvilleTim (1854) - Granville, Illinois, USA - MAY 17, 2010
Amber pour with an off-white head. Aroma is caramel malt. Taste is caramel, little creamy. OK lacing, a good average beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheBeerOrg (2145) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAY 1, 2010
Pours amber with a mostly receding tan head. Notes of biscuit malt, caramel, jam, nuts and herbs. Medium bodied with bit of resin and lush carbonation.

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