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Avalanche Ale - Breckenridge Brewery

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Avalanche AleAvalanche Ale

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1,121 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,121
Reviews: 430
rAvg: 3.26
pDev: 16.26%
Wants: 8
Gots: 93 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Breckenridge Brewery visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  4.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-16-2001)
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3.4/5  rDev +4.3%

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4/5  rDev +22.7%

Many people don't think this beer is that good, but I don't understand why. It's a great warm-weather or session beer. Light and ambery but not too pale, nice clear color, crisp taste. Nothing too adventurous, but great to have around in the cooler.

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3/5  rDev -8%

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3/5  rDev -8%

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3.75/5  rDev +15%

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3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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3/5  rDev -8%

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3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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4.52/5  rDev +38.7%

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3.4/5  rDev +4.3%

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4.04/5  rDev +23.9%

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3.52/5  rDev +8%

Photo of Webbey
4/5  rDev +22.7%

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle to glass.

Appearance: A beautiful copper/amber color with no cloudiness. Great clarity.

Smell: Very malt filled smell with just a hint of hops.

Taste: I really enjoy this one. Your basic Amber Ale. Barely any bitterness at all but not overwhelmingly sweet. A good balance. Very smooth and no flavors that really slap you in the face. This would be a great summer drinking beer and you could drink MANY in one sitting.

Mouthfeel: Very lightly carbonated. Not too much up front sweetness. Malt character shines through in the middle and the finish.

Overall: I really enjoy this beer even though it is considered just OK. An easy drinker. Great session ale. Flavor is very basic so I'll just give it a 4 (although I enjoy basic in many beers).

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3/5  rDev -8%

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Avalanche Ale from Breckenridge Brewery
75 out of 100 based on 1,121 ratings.