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Autumn Ale - Breckenridge Brewery

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Autumn AleAutumn Ale

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478 Ratings

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Ratings: 478
Reviews: 202
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 13.2%
Wants: 12
Gots: 30 | FT: 0
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 +12.4%

athomasPSU, Sunday at 03:30 AM
Photo of SamN
4.28/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Extremely dark, deep blood red hues to light, seemingly opaque. While clear, the red hue is so deep is seems almost black. Quite impressive, bold coloring from Breckenridge. Smell is mostly well-toasted bread grains, caramel sweetness, dark fruits like figs or even grapes, grassiness, peanut butter. Quite rich aromas, and taste follow closely thankfully. Rich malt flavors, like toffee and butterscotch, with a clean grain finish, minimal hops bitterness, mostly in the finish to round of the dominant malt characteristics. Mouthfeel is about medium bodied with light, subtle carbonation that makes it seem bigger, thicker.

Wow, never expected this from Breck. A great, great ale with lots of autumnal charm and inspiration. Goes great with that not-quite-cold-but-there's-that-chill-in-the-air weather. Tasty, easy-to-drink, a sessionable old ale? Guess so, lucky CO.

SamN, Saturday at 08:51 PM
Photo of Mebuzzard
3/5  rDev -15.7%

Mebuzzard, Saturday at 05:24 AM
Photo of LennyBound
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

LennyBound, Saturday at 12:16 AM
Photo of pwdiamond
4/5  rDev +12.4%

pwdiamond, Friday at 03:06 PM
Photo of AnitaBrewski
3.7/5  rDev +3.9%

AnitaBrewski, Friday at 04:15 AM
Photo of Falien02
3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

Falien02, Friday at 03:17 AM
Photo of klub24
3.84/5  rDev +7.9%

klub24, Thursday at 04:02 AM
Photo of Brutaltruth
3.53/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This autumn ale from a 12 oz bottle pours a deep brown with ruby red highlights and a medium
off white head that dies to a thin pool leaving some decent lacing. The nose is a solid malt
backbone with caramel and light chocolate malts with a light hop in the background. Flavor
is slightly bitter with sweetness coming in on the sides and a light hop characteristic on the
back. A solid autumn ale that satisfies but does not over impress.

Brutaltruth, Thursday at 12:52 AM
Photo of Jacobus79
3.2/5  rDev -10.1%

Jacobus79, Wednesday at 11:17 PM
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3.65/5  rDev +2.5%

utopiajane, Wednesday at 01:10 PM
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3.64/5  rDev +2.2%

troncaptain, Oct 14, 2014
Photo of sgttibbs
3/5  rDev -15.7%

sgttibbs, Oct 14, 2014
Photo of UrbanCaveman
3.46/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle, poured into a pint glass at approximately 40 degrees F.

A: Pours a dark brown, almost exactly the color of Dr. Pepper, and forms a thin pale head which dissipates quickly. Holding the glass up to sunlight reveals a reddish hue, and one can see the shadows of their fingers on the opposite side of the glass. There is no lacing to speak of, as it falls quickly down the sides of the glass.

S: A rich, toasted malt, of the caramel and nutty variety.

T: Malt bitter strikes right up front, before rounding out into toasted chestnut with toffee hints in the background. Bready malt lingers after the finish.

F: Medium-bodied with a watery finish, and very little carbonation.

O: An enjoyable tour de malt, with the nutty and toffee flavors blending well.

UrbanCaveman, Oct 13, 2014
Photo of gweeddmb
2.16/5  rDev -39.3%

gweeddmb, Oct 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

ejimhof, Oct 11, 2014
Photo of 57md
3.7/5  rDev +3.9%

Dark brownish-copper. There are subtle roasted notes in the nose. The flavor profile has an interesting combination of roasted and bready notes.

57md, Oct 10, 2014
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3.9/5  rDev +9.6%

spoloha11, Oct 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

churchillps, Oct 10, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -29.8%

BogAl, Oct 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

GOBLIN, Oct 05, 2014
Photo of seedyone
4/5  rDev +12.4%

10/23/13 On tap at Rattle n Hum, NYC. On the spot once again.

09/05/12 On tap at Rattle n Hum, NYC. Once I had my face in the glass it was a nose full of stout-like aromas. Chocolate & caramel. But the most memorable feature is the mouth-feel. Smooth & rich but disporportionate to the flavors which are quite subdued. Overall a nice bevvie that could become a fav.

seedyone, Oct 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

bacher468, Oct 05, 2014
Photo of puboflyons
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

From the 12 fl. oz. bottle. Sampled on October 4, 2014.

The pour is a darker amber color with a long lasting off-white head.

The aroma is fairly routine with a decent enough malt character followed by a a slight hop character. But nothing jumps out.

Medium body.

The taste focuses on the malts more than anything else. Fairly sweet. Mild bitterness. Not bad in the whole scheme of things.

puboflyons, Oct 04, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15.7%

MrJolly, Oct 04, 2014
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Autumn Ale from Breckenridge Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 478 ratings.