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Christmas Ale - Breckenridge Brewery

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Christmas AleChristmas Ale

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BA SCORE
80
good

743 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 743
Reviews: 354
rAvg: 3.5
pDev: 14.57%
Wants: 8
Gots: 23 | 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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hiphopj5

Colorado

3/5  rDev -14.3%

06-19-2012 21:05:16 | More by hiphopj5
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stampfler07

Colorado

4/5  rDev +14.3%

06-19-2012 01:19:07 | More by stampfler07
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carteravebrew

Colorado

2.5/5  rDev -28.6%

06-18-2012 18:50:13 | More by carteravebrew
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vrbulldog22

Ohio

3/5  rDev -14.3%

06-15-2012 13:32:28 | More by vrbulldog22
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59rockabilly

Kansas

1.5/5  rDev -57.1%

06-07-2012 00:12:24 | More by 59rockabilly
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rcjennings

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +21.4%

06-03-2012 13:52:39 | More by rcjennings
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tARsh


4.25/5  rDev +21.4%

05-31-2012 06:13:17 | More by tARsh
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dorf

Arizona

2.25/5  rDev -35.7%

05-23-2012 23:45:17 | More by dorf
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jstewart1130

Ohio

3/5  rDev -14.3%

05-18-2012 01:30:33 | More by jstewart1130
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ujsplace

Pennsylvania

4.03/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a pint glass.

This is a deep brown colored ale with a bright white head that is foamy. The head fades and leaves a nice thin layer on top. Descent lacing.

Smells of roasted caramel, sweet malt, fig, nutmeg and allspice.

Has a really nice buttery malt middle with a hint of hops. Good, interesting flavor.

Creamy and smooth mouthfeel.

I enjoyed this brew. The spices are not too overdone, the brew goes down nice and easy. Thanks for the brew bro...

Serving type: bottle

05-18-2012 01:21:33 | More by ujsplace
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abcramer

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev 0%

05-06-2012 02:29:56 | More by abcramer
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RockOnKatie

Ohio

2.5/5  rDev -28.6%

04-28-2012 04:37:32 | More by RockOnKatie
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DrFunkenstein

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

04-22-2012 23:45:51 | More by DrFunkenstein
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RDW

Nebraska

4/5  rDev +14.3%

04-22-2012 05:33:30 | More by RDW
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tln13

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -14.3%

04-17-2012 02:20:53 | More by tln13
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TheManiacalOne

Rhode Island

3.18/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Acquired via trade from MilwaukeeCrusher, so a big “Thank You” goes out to him. Poured from a 12oz bottle into a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a medium brown color, with a thin off-white head that fades quickly and leaves a thick lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains fruit, spices, caramelized malts and some hops.

T: The taste starts out with sweet flavors of caramel, spices, figs and dark fruit. Then a hearty malt character comes in along with background flavors of chocolate and smokiness. The hops presence is decent for the style and brings a little balance. The after-taste is slightly sweet.

M: Crisp and a little smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

O: A little tasty, goes down ok, not too filling, decent kick, decent representation of style, there is some complexity to it but overall it’s just a mediocre beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-12-2012 23:58:53 | More by TheManiacalOne
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MumboJumbo

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev 0%

04-04-2012 19:04:12 | More by MumboJumbo
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sweisel80

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev 0%

03-24-2012 19:00:27 | More by sweisel80
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deonreds

New York

3/5  rDev -14.3%

03-18-2012 05:42:08 | More by deonreds
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ardy007

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +28.6%

03-18-2012 00:17:42 | More by ardy007
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ScottyC54

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

03-17-2012 17:16:38 | More by ScottyC54
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poppyjohn

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev 0%

03-12-2012 02:27:43 | More by poppyjohn
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mountdew1

New Hampshire

3.9/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into an imperial pint glass. Color was a dark orange amber with a 1 finger bubbly white head. Head didn't last long at all. Aroma was of sour fruit, with a bit of alcohol if you got up close. A very small touch of sweetness. Taste was sweet to finish, but started off with very mild and well balanced. A hint of spice, but also traces of a chocolate. Interesting, but very mellow flavors. A bit under stated. Intensified the longer it sat. Felt good in the mouth, coated well with the right amount of carbonation. Not a bad winter warmer, just a bit more subtle than I normally expect.

Serving type: bottle

03-10-2012 00:15:42 | More by mountdew1
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wells9uk

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

03-09-2012 00:39:59 | More by wells9uk
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OldTime

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

03-08-2012 06:36:20 | More by OldTime
Christmas Ale from Breckenridge Brewery
80 out of 100 based on 743 ratings.