Beers and Ciders

California Amber

Craft

Ballast Point

About California Amber

A rich, copper ale with a case full of gold medals.
Our California Amber takes its inspiration from traditional English ESBs. Four types of malts give it a bold complexity, and our proprietary yeast strain lends it a fruity, madeira-like richness. However, it’s the American hops that give this ale a distinct bite and floral aroma that have earned it just about every major beer medal.

AVAILABILITY

Year-round in:
12oz. Bottles, 22oz. Bottles, & Draft

ALC. BY VOL.

5.5%

BITTERNESS

51 IBUs

FOOD PAIRINGS

Seasoned Grilled Meats
Butternut Squash Soup
Mimolette Cheese

About Ballast Point

IT BEGINS WITH THE SEARCH FOR FLAVOR

The perfect balance of taste and aroma. An obsession with ingredients. An exploration of techniques. And while we savor the result, we’re just as fascinated by the process to get there. What started as a small group of home brewers, who simply wanted to make a better beer, evolved into the adventurers known today as Ballast Point.

WHERE SCIENCE MEETS ART

We live to add our own touch and ask if there’s a better way. As we tinkered, tested and tasted, we discovered that making beer was more art than science. And while we respect and honor tradition, we relish the opportunity to take it further. That freedom has allowed us to reinterpret brewing. And along the way help to reinvigorate the industry. From bringing a hoppy twist to a porter, or developing a proprietary yeast for our amber ale, to creating a breakthrough gold medal-winning IPA.

TO SHARE OUR JOURNEY

But all of this would be wasted if we couldn’t share it. Whether serving up new flavors, collaborating with seasoned brewmasters, or training the next generation at Home Brew Mart, we not only want to challenge our own tastes, but expand yours.

Ballast Point. Dedicated to the craft.

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