Autumn Ale - Breckenridge Brewery
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3.58/5 rDev +0.3%
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.
11-23-2013 15:53:36 | More by ryan1788a5
3.51/5 rDev -1.7%
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.
Taste matched the smell, but with the addition of some mild herbal hop bitterness and a very noticeable spicy alcoholic bite.
Medium bodied with medium carbonation.
It's alright and very drinkable, but still not going on my favorites list.
11-23-2013 04:38:54 | More by matjack85
3.23/5 rDev -9.5%
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.
11-22-2013 07:19:48 | More by SteadySippin
3.68/5 rDev +3.1%
This beer is a sort of dark brown color with lots of red highlights, some brightness in the light though it's opaque. The head is a fluffy sort of almost medium brown. What's left behind is lots of legging and webbing spread out well.
This beer, in both aroma and flavor, has a certain sweetness that's balanced against a very light hops bitterness, which also balances against a strong malt foundation. The malts themselves offer some molasses on a toasty, bready base with some fruits. There's an additional bittersweetness and, flashing in and out, a kind of tartness here and there. The hops are just enough to add a bit of balance giving up raw but lighter elements of grass and herb or leaf.
The body is medium with a firm crispness that runs all the way through and a really steady smoothness playing off it it. It's pretty steadily semi-dry, more so in the finish.
11-10-2013 22:29:52 | More by Brenden
3.71/5 rDev +3.9%
This is a style I haven't sampled in quite a while.
Pours DEEP amber sporting a thin head that diminished to just a ring but left some receding lace.
The nose of this beer is something I just cant pinpoint but find appealing just the same..
Malty roasty flavor with a mild semi dry finish..lingering malts on the palate. 6.7% seems high given the complete lack of alcohol presence. Slight viscous mouthfeel with low carbonation.
Interesting style. Might go well with a dark wrap cigar.
11-06-2013 00:25:21 | More by BrewMaven
3.95/5 rDev +10.6%
Autumn Ale pours a dark brownish color with a small white lacing head. There is a rich malty and caramel aroma. The taste has a nice rich malty backbone, nice mellow caramel flavors, with some oakey flavors. Good full flavors, but very weak carbonation, and flat feeling. Overall its a good nicely flavored old ale.
11-05-2013 01:29:42 | More by vette2006c5r
Autumn Ale from Breckenridge Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 397 ratings.