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Trademark Pale Ale - Breckenridge Brewery

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178 Ratings
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Ratings: 178
Reviews: 148
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 13.58%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Breckenridge Brewery visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: GCBrewingCo on 12-24-2003)
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BryanCarey

Texas

3.35/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Breckenridge Pale Ale pours to an orange color with a touch of redness. The body is perfectly clear and the foam level is a little less than average. The aroma of this beer is one of citrus and floral hops with some light malt.

Breckenridge Pale Ale offers a smooth and refreshing taste that combines light caramel with bread- like malt taste with several different hop sensations, including citrus, grassy, leafy, and herbal notes. The aftertaste is hop- accented, with a pleasant flavor of earthy/herbal hops settling in on the palate as the taste slowly fades.

Breckenridge Pale Ale is certainly a beer that doesn't hide its hops. The presence of hops is noticed immediately and the flavor of hops is present as well. Breckenridge uses five different types of hops in the brewing of this beer. But Breckenridge Pale Ale isn't a full- bodied brew. It is light bodied and is actually on the softer side, with a less assertive taste that many other ales in its class. Still, I find it appealing in its own unique way. It's a good English pale ale and it makes for a nice change of pace from the excessively- hopped versions of the style.

Serving type: bottle

07-20-2008 21:58:49 | More by BryanCarey
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Trademark Pale Ale from Breckenridge Brewery
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