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Autumn Ale - Breckenridge Brewery

Autumn AleAutumn Ale

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BA SCORE
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386 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 386
Reviews: 184
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 13.17%


Brewed by:
Breckenridge Brewery visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Old Ale |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
21 IBU

(Beer added by: Bitterbill on 10-08-2002)
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4/5  rDev +12%

12-22-2013 06:37:42 | More by alphagnome
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3.43/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce bottle into snifter, best before 11/11/2013. Pours fairly crystal clear very dark reddish brown color with a small fairly dense light khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a spotty lace cap that lingers. Slight spotty lacing clings on the glass. Aromas of caramel, brown sugar, raisin, plum, pear, biscuit, toast, chocolate, light roast, herbal, and toasted earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance of dark/bready malt and fruity yeast ester notes; with solid strength. Taste of caramel, brown sugar, raisin, plum, pear, biscuit, toast, light chocolate, herbal, and toasted earthiness. No bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of caramel, brown sugar, plum, raisin, pear, biscuit, toast, light chocolate, and toasted earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Nice balance and robustness of dark/bready malt and fruity yeast ester flavors; with zero cloying sweetness after the finish. Minimal carbonation and medium bodied; with a very slick, moderately creamy, and fairly bready mouthfeel that is ok. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is a decent old ale. Good balance and robustness of malt and fruity yeast ester flavors; and smooth to sip on for the abv. Could use more carbonation. Pleasantly enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

02-23-2014 04:07:03 | More by superspak
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ryan1788a5

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass.

A: Deep brown on the pour with ruby hues. One inch white head retains fairly well, but settles after a bit. Lacing sticks to the glass in a thin, broken ring.

S: Rich scents of caramel, cocoa, mixed nuts, toasted grains, and even some coffee roast. Very tight and vague fruitiness at its core, perhaps suggestions of fig. Dry grassy and herbal hop scents.

T: Toasted grain, cola, bread crust, nuts, cocoa. Touch of black coffee and a slight acidity. Underlying berry fruits. Flash of citrus zest, grassy hops and a quick spicy/herbal bite. Grainy finish with fading acidity and mild hop spice.

M: Rich medium body. Soft creaminess, but a little watery still. Forceful scrubbing carbonation. Mild tingle of alcohol.

O: An odd beer. Definitely not an Old Ale, as it is labeled on this site. I'd say it's more of a German-influenced brown, caught somewhere between ale and lager.A little different maybe, but not very thought provoking or memorable.

Serving type: bottle

11-23-2013 15:53:36 | More by ryan1788a5
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matjack85

Illinois

3.51/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I picked this up as part of a build-your-own six pack for $9.99 at the Binny's store in Plainfield, IL, making this single 12oz bottle $1.67. No freshness date.

The beer poured a clear Dr. Pepper cola color with mahogany highlights when held to the light. It made 1-finger of off-white/beige head that lasted about a minute and left some moderate lacing.

The beer had a roasted barley and caramel malt aroma.

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Medium bodied with medium carbonation.

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3.23/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Poured this into a chilled Budweiser goblet because its all I had.

A - Didn't expect it to be so dark! Poured with a nice half inch creamy head, left a thin ring after a minute or two. Minimal lacing on my glass.

S - A nice roasted malt and caramel scent. Slight chocolate hints too, really draws you in.

T - Quite malty. Caramel and coffee are definitely there at the end. Not bad but not amazing.

M - Its thick and a little syrupy. Light carbonation, but still tickles the tongue. A little heavy going down, its not something I would chug.

O - I bought this beer at random and didn't really know what to expect. Its a dark, thick, malty beer. If you like that style, you will probably like this one. I'm not a huge fan of dark malty beers but I'll drink them occasionally. I doubt if I'll go back to this one in the future.

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Autumn Ale from Breckenridge Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 386 ratings.