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Autumn Ale - Breckenridge Brewery

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Autumn AleAutumn Ale

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503 Ratings

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Ratings: 503
Reviews: 203
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 13.17%
Wants: 14
Gots: 40 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -2%

Dduquette, Nov 18, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +26.1%

reino4, Nov 18, 2012
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4/5  rDev +12%

rcjennings, Nov 17, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

Texasfan549, Nov 15, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -23%

sneaks2210, Nov 14, 2012
Photo of gcamparone
3.73/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a Samuel Adams pint glass. Purchased at Nikki's Liquors in North Providence, Rhode Island.

A- Pours a mahogany body with amber highlights. Small white head that reduces to a white ring with no lacing.

S- Heavy malt, caramel, maybe some corn. Not the best aroma.

T- Toffee and caramel sitting on a big malt backbone. Finishes smooth and sweet.

M- Low carbonation, medium body.

Overall a full bodied, well balanced autumn brew that in my opinion hit all the high points of this style. Not the most complex brew, but nonetheless enjoyable.

gcamparone, Nov 12, 2012
Photo of zachgroves
3.5/5  rDev -2%

zachgroves, Nov 12, 2012
Photo of ThomasMetal75
3.65/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A- Looks like a brown ale with red huge all around the glass. Virtually no head whatsoever. Beige bubbles rim the top of the glass.

S- Roasted malts and brown sugar/molasses. Faint coffee notes. It's nice for something like a brown ale.

T- Molasses and malt. Only a slight spice. To my tastebbuds the beer finishes slightly sour. It is a light beer in terms of it's overall flavor profile.

M- Very easy to drink, although it is a bit too carbonated for my liking.

Overall the beer is good, but nothing that made me jump up and down with joy. It's the perfect kind of fall beer because it's not too spicy or malty. Any average beer drinker would find this somewhat enjoyable.

ThomasMetal75, Nov 11, 2012
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4/5  rDev +12%

BanrionMAB, Nov 07, 2012
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1/5  rDev -72%

roadrage, Nov 05, 2012
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4/5  rDev +12%

smitbo7, Nov 04, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -9%

DCav, Nov 04, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +5%

BigBarley, Nov 02, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +19%

ruckus232, Nov 02, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -9%

Triglycerides, Oct 29, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +19%

elevatedgreens, Oct 29, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -9%

bkrbdan, Oct 27, 2012
Photo of UnkleFester
3.45/5  rDev -3.4%
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% .

UnkleFester, Oct 27, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

bzach, Oct 21, 2012
Photo of riversider76
2.98/5  rDev -16.5%
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.

riversider76, Oct 21, 2012
Photo of TMoney2591
4/5  rDev +12%
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.

TMoney2591, Oct 17, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

heizerbjj, Oct 16, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -9%

Tiernan, Oct 16, 2012
Photo of shand
4.13/5  rDev +15.7%
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.

shand, Oct 16, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

stampfler07, Oct 15, 2012
Autumn Ale from Breckenridge Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 503 ratings.