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Moosehead Boundary Ale

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Brewed by Moosehead Brewery
Style: Amber Ale
Saint John, Canada

bottled
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RATINGS: 66   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99   IBU: 39   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Boundary Ale is expertly crafted using Old and New World hops, and a select assortment of seven different malt varieties. The end result is a well-balanced, medium-bodied ale with subtle malt sweetness and a unique blend of citrus and earthy hop notes.

Hops: Cascade, Chinook, East Kent Goldings, Fuggles Malts: Pale 2 Row, Caramel, Carastan, Crystal, Dark Crystal, Munich, Black

Bitterness: 39 IBU Colour: 12.5 SRM A.E. 3.00 Plato O.G.: 12.93 Plato


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AlainG (1175) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 15, 2014
Ambrée, elle laisse des traces baveuses au verre lorsque sa mousse se résorbe. Un nez herbacé, mentholé même, ainsi que caramélisé et malté. Une agréable amertume ressort du mur de malt, qui est très épais. C’est aussi poivré et minéral par moment. Au camping, c’était appréciable. (1156-300714)

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
DuffMan (6641) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 12, 2014
Can. Light orange-amber. Thinnish caramel with tea-like earthy hops. Pretty unexciting.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ciaranc (844) - Dublin, IRELAND - AUG 12, 2014
12 oz bottle from Redmonds. Clear amber, soapy off white head. Bready malt nose, some floral hops. Flavour is biscuit caramel with a decent sharp hop bite. Medium body, fizzy enough. Decent if uncomplex

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
presario (4608) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 5, 2014
Dark amber with nice light froth. Malty nose. Woody body with nice balance. No trace of metallic and an honest beer.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kevnic2008 (7784) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - JUL 31, 2014
Bottle. Amber with small head. Substantial malt base with a lot of caramel malt. Light hops.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
RhetoricalAns (233) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 28, 2014
Can. Amber pour with a tall white, semi creamy pillow of a head , plenty of lacing. caramel and floral hop aroma, hint of wood. Taste is some caramel, metallic tang. Medium body, with soft carbonation. Better than the flagship moosehead.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jercraigs (7727) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 20, 2014
2014-07-19. Crisp dark amber body with a large foamy beige head and moderate lace. Aroma is mild, dusty malt, noticeable crystal malt, light toasty accents. Flavour is similar, sweet malty core, notes of caramel and crystal malt with dryish toasty accents. Moderate bitterness throughout keeps it fairly balanced. Average bodied palate is fairly carbonated. Much better than expected, could use a bit more character to the hops but it is relatively quaffable. Can from the LCBO, Toronto.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niall73 (1654) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2014
Can from LCBO. Pours amber with an off white head. Caramel, bread, toast aroma. Medium body, medium carbonation. Lemon, toffee, light wood, brown toast and a little orange. Pretty dull all in all.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RxForHealth (152) - - JUL 1, 2014
473 mL can. Pours a dark caramel with a tiny head that disappears almost immediately. No lacing. Hoppy aroma, smells pretty interesting. On the palate is lots of carbonation, some bitterness, some hops. There's a long fairly pleasant finish. For being brewed by a big brewer, this is pretty tasty. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lubiere (9866) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 26, 2014
A golden amber ale with a thick frothy mocha head, lacing and nice. In aroma, smooth caramel malt with light British floral hops, OK. In mouth, a decent ale with light caramel malt, faint foral hops, a bit thin, but overall, decent. Can from LCBO.


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