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Autumn Ale - Breckenridge Brewery

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BA SCORE
81
good

391 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 391
Reviews: 184
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 13.13%
Wants: 10
Gots: 4 | 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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BigBarley

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

11-02-2012 13:02:13 | More by BigBarley
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ruckus232

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

11-02-2012 00:19:28 | More by ruckus232
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Triglycerides

Rhode Island

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

10-29-2012 18:59:31 | More by Triglycerides
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elevatedgreens

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

10-29-2012 01:15:28 | More by elevatedgreens
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bkrbdan

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

10-27-2012 22:40:44 | More by bkrbdan
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UnkleFester

Kansas

3.45/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass

A: Pours a nice dark brown with under a fingers worth of an off-white head has a decent lacing.

S: Sweet malts, caramel, cloves, and a hint of apple in there as well.

T: Like the nose there is Sweet malt and caramel along with coffee and a nice earthy hop bite toward the finish.

M: A medium body with a light amount of carbonation.

O: A solid fall seasonal from Breckenridge very drinkable even at 6.7% .

Serving type: bottle

10-27-2012 22:35:30 | More by UnkleFester
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bzach

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

10-21-2012 04:21:25 | More by bzach
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riversider76

New York

2.98/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Pours a dark brown with a very thin head. Not much retention, and no lacing. Aroma is brown sugar, and maple syrup. Body is thin and mildly carbonated. Taste is of sugary spice, and malts. A bit watered down. Weak version of this style. Not impressed.

Serving type: bottle

10-21-2012 00:34:59 | More by riversider76
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TMoney2591

Illinois

4/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in a Walter Payton shaker pint glass.

I actually applaud the American brewers who put out Autumn beers instead of Oktoberfests. This one pours a clear ruby-sienna topped by a finger of sandy khaki foam. The nose comprises maple syrup, brown sugar, honey, dry biscuit, and cinnamon. The taste brings in more of the same, along with some light caramel and some very light toasted rye bread. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a generally smooth feel. Overall, I really enjoyed this beer. It's not all that complex, really, but the simplicity is well-executed.

Serving type: bottle

10-17-2012 14:59:27 | More by TMoney2591
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heizerbjj

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

10-16-2012 19:32:20 | More by heizerbjj
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Tiernan

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

10-16-2012 04:52:28 | More by Tiernan
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shand

Florida

4.13/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Autumn Ale pours out a very dark brown with a beautiful clarity. The aroma is chocolatey and malty, with a touch of spicing. On the tongue, a full and wonderful roasty flavor quickly envelops the mouth. There's some bitter chocolate and a bit of fall spicing in here too. Full-flavored while not being overwhelming, it smoothly fades out a little while after the sip. The mouthfeel is on the light side of medium and fairly smooth, and the drinkability is great. Overall, this is an excellent beer that does a great job of balancing drinkability and flavor. I wish we had seasons here in Florida, because I'd love to kick back with this on a cool Autumn night on my deck back in New Jersey.

Serving type: bottle

10-16-2012 01:03:39 | More by shand
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stampfler07

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

10-15-2012 03:06:57 | More by stampfler07
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GeoCait

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +11.7%

10-14-2012 17:11:23 | More by GeoCait
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britzdog

Ohio

3.38/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a nice dark brown with very minimal head and no lacing. Very light malt aroma.Has a very light chocolate taste with some brown sugar tossed in the mix. Has just enough carbonation without being a detraction in the mouthfeel department. A very easy drinking beer that could go down to quickly and that is it's biggest problem. It disappears before you realize it. Nothing that makes it standout from most other ales but a solid go to choice anyway.

Serving type: bottle

10-12-2012 02:07:43 | More by britzdog
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rypkr

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +32.7%

10-10-2012 23:40:34 | More by rypkr
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WritersBlock

Texas

4/5  rDev +11.7%

10-07-2012 01:56:19 | More by WritersBlock
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mbabble

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +11.7%

10-06-2012 04:41:17 | More by mbabble
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Johnhaley1989

North Dakota

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

10-05-2012 20:11:00 | More by Johnhaley1989
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Pillowburn

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

10-05-2012 01:30:07 | More by Pillowburn
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ExaltedNecrosis

Texas

4/5  rDev +11.7%

10-04-2012 16:47:52 | More by ExaltedNecrosis
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claspada

New Jersey

3.95/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a very dark brown body with a small light beige frothy head that recedes to leave some light lacing.

Aromas begin with dark caramelized maltiness wrapped in notes of nutty and sweet chicory. As it warms you get a minimal earthiness in the background.

The taste begins with the same dark caramelized maltiness, cocoa and a lightly roasty mix of chicory and roasted nuttiness. There is plenty of Munich malt-derived caramel flavors and a light earthy, mild hop presence.

The mouthfeel is medium-bodied with medium to light carbonation. Finish is fairly clean with a nice mix of semi-sweet malt and lightly drying roasted maltiness

Overall this a great fall seasonal beer for me just as the weather is getting a bit chilly. It's like a mild Old Ale or a Scottish ale flavor profile and the less than 7% ABV makes it okay to have more than one without hitting the floor like many other Scottish/Old Ales. It's a nice, easy drinking malty beer that is also pleasantly light and semi-freshing.

Serving type: on-tap

10-04-2012 15:32:44 | More by claspada
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subhumans15

New York

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

10-04-2012 02:47:19 | More by subhumans15
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horshack7

Massachusetts

3.9/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours a very dark brown almost black with a light beige creamy head.

Aroma: Bready caramel malts, light cinnamon with a touch of clove, apple and some pear in the middle, minor citrus notes in the back.

Taste: Cinnamon, clove, allspice, cider, apple, bready malts. A fairly smooth mouthfeel with a slight dry finish.

Notes: Solid and nicely drinkable. Cheers.

Serving type: bottle

10-01-2012 02:24:35 | More by horshack7
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HoistinBrews

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

10-01-2012 00:26:30 | More by HoistinBrews
Autumn Ale from Breckenridge Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 391 ratings.