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Christmas Ale - Breckenridge Brewery

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BA SCORE
80
good

746 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 746
Reviews: 354
rAvg: 3.5
pDev: 14.57%
Wants: 8
Gots: 24 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Breckenridge Brewery visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Winter Warmer |  7.40% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-28-2002)
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MikeVesely

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev 0%

12-22-2013 14:18:33 | More by MikeVesely
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tronester

Oklahoma

3.56/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a dark reddish brown with a massive tan head. Aromas of vanilla, citrus and brown sugar. Taste begins with some vanilla, then some orange, then a big caramel malt finish. A tiny bit of bitterness in the aftertaste. Mouth feel is full. Overall an easy drinking winter warmer.

Serving type: on-tap

12-21-2013 22:05:24 | More by tronester
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BeenTired

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

12-21-2013 03:51:17 | More by BeenTired
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rderedin

Maine

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

12-20-2013 21:33:08 | More by rderedin
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Jame515

Texas

3.5/5  rDev 0%

12-19-2013 01:12:18 | More by Jame515
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markzab

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

12-18-2013 23:59:03 | More by markzab
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ryser2k

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev 0%

12-18-2013 15:56:28 | More by ryser2k
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Lanstrum

Ohio

3/5  rDev -14.3%

12-18-2013 01:30:26 | More by Lanstrum
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DuffDaddy

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

12-17-2013 15:17:57 | More by DuffDaddy
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JVan

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev 0%

12-16-2013 14:38:33 | More by JVan
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rorjets

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +14.3%

12-16-2013 03:44:03 | More by rorjets
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cw13

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

12-16-2013 03:19:10 | More by cw13
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olbubba

Florida

4/5  rDev +14.3%

12-16-2013 02:04:03 | More by olbubba
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Snooprobirob

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev 0%

12-15-2013 21:43:46 | More by Snooprobirob
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salamiwagon

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

12-15-2013 16:11:47 | More by salamiwagon
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KYGunner

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

This poured a deep, auburn hue with a thick cap of dense foam. Quite striking in appearance.

The scent is a little lost on me but I do find some nice malt character. There is some barley, caramel, roasted grain and then a hop cone finish.

The flavor resembles more a pale ale on my palate as I get a lot of the barley malt coupled with a flowery hop. I get no spice, as I'd expect from a warmer but it seems to follow all the tasty qualities of a Pale Ale.

The feel is very full, smooth and hearty without being too airy with carbonation.

This is a quality Pale Ale, whether the description claims otherwise.

Serving type: bottle

12-15-2013 14:16:31 | More by KYGunner
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birchstick

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

12-15-2013 05:55:53 | More by birchstick
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Dirk_Chappelle

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

12-14-2013 22:39:31 | More by Dirk_Chappelle
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mobrockman

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

12-14-2013 19:02:37 | More by mobrockman
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Hopscat

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev 0%

12-14-2013 15:11:02 | More by Hopscat
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kylehay2004

Florida

3.5/5  rDev 0%

12-14-2013 02:34:54 | More by kylehay2004
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Didier

New Hampshire

3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

12-14-2013 01:51:04 | More by Didier
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gorman4

Ohio

4/5  rDev +14.3%

12-13-2013 19:40:08 | More by gorman4
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csmartin6

New York

3.5/5  rDev 0%

12-13-2013 04:05:05 | More by csmartin6
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sgregory

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev 0%

12-13-2013 00:29:32 | More by sgregory
Christmas Ale from Breckenridge Brewery
80 out of 100 based on 746 ratings.