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RATINGS: 803   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.69/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.41%
Subtlety. That's what makes our Avalanche amber ale such a treat. We blend pale and caramel malts -- and just a kiss of bittering hops -- to create a refreshing-but-flavorful, any-time beer. Aromas of pale grains, a semi-sweet middle and a clean-as-Colorado-snow finish make this our best-selling beer.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Art (2923) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 22, 2013
Ambers are pretty average beers to me. This amber is pretty average too if not below. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (4185) - Kyoto, JAPAN - MAY 16, 2016
Tasting flight at the taproom in Denver. Amber with an off white head, honey biscuity malt aroma. Medium bodied with a chewey texture. This is a malt forward Amber Ale that is very English in style, the first decent beer I tried at this taproom.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ttheilen (516) - USA - MAY 7, 2016
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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (20240) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 13, 2016
Bottle in hotel room Orlando 2016.... Dark amber sweet toffee fruit nose... Woody toffee malts... Light hint of sour but not quite.. Soft toffee fruit.. Soft malts

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
lownote (462) - USA - JAN 28, 2016
This kind of works for me. Aroma is a bit malty but light. Flavor is malty buy pretty dry. A little caramel like, with a little acidic background. Just a pinch of bitter. Pours amber with a lace of thick white foam. A bit sharp carbonation that’s off putting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ADfan (781) - Orange County, California, USA - JAN 17, 2016
On tap it has a honey amber color with a small head. Mild citrus with a maltiness on the nose. Taste is pretty average with some wood, herbs and an earthiness to it. Average finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
lbianchi66 (278) - FRANCE - DEC 15, 2015
Robe cuivrée et opaque, la mousse se dissipe vite. Arômes résineux et céréales. Goût caramel et résine. Final un peu métallique. Aqueuse. Bof.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sirmixsomewhat (173) - Paoli, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 10, 2015
The beer pours a gorgeous shade of deep reddish brown with the perfect head, but that’s where the beauty really ends. The taste is very average a little bitter for such a timid beer, and you don’t feel like you’ll really remember drinking it after you’re done. Solid, but not really anything special.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rjplumer (935) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 9, 2015
Caramel malt aroma. A brown clear body with a hint of amber. This is topped with a thin white head. Thin caramel malt taste. Smooth and clean to the finish. Light bodied and refreshing.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tysongillmore (362) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - NOV 21, 2015
Sweet up front. Standard amber taste. A little watery. ---Rated via BeerBuddy for iPhone. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
HuskerTan (1450) - Kearney, Nebraska, USA - NOV 19, 2015
Can. A- Iron, malty, subtle caramel. A- Amber color, clear liquid, off white head. T- Malty, caramel, irony. P- Light body, thin texture, average carbonation, bland finish. O- Pretty standard amber. Not a lot of flare...or a lot of anything.

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