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Autumn Ale - Breckenridge Brewery

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BA SCORE
81
good

392 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 392
Reviews: 184
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 13.17%
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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WakeandBake

Michigan

4/5  rDev +12%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A deep dark brown color pour with a small offwhite head , leaving a ring of lace ,medium carbonation . Aroma is very toasty and nutty with hints of molasses and brown shugger , and just a whiff of alcohol but in a pleasent way . Flavor is of malty toasted nuts and grain ,powdered baking chocolate , rasins and spicy hops , a nice little hoppy finish with faint notes of coffee at times . Medium body with a creamy smooth mouthfeel for being so malty. Very drinkable and good , a nice try.

Serving type: bottle

01-03-2010 19:53:00 | More by WakeandBake
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secondtooth

Indiana

3.9/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Almost black, but actually a very deep brown and opaque ale, this one poured with a 2-finger lace into my local pub ale glass.
Aroma is sweet and malty, like maple syrup and leaves.
Flavor is powerful and rich, with a fruity overtone, and a slight alcohol tinge somewhere in there. Quite delicious!

Serving type: bottle

12-30-2009 23:33:22 | More by secondtooth
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ChadQuest

Illinois

3/5  rDev -16%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This is an Old Ale? I'd beg to differ. After having an entire 6-pack of this over the course of a week, and then seeing the brewery itself calling this an Old Ale? I thought the whole time i was drinking a pretty solid Brown Ale. I don't think many would argue that. So ill continue this as if it is called an brown ale,and not dock points for being a terrible old ale.

The Flavor is pretty solid, a bit spicy and pretty sweet, with the obvious carmel malts dominating, with brown sugar and molasses notes revealing itself. Not the most complex beer, but a good beer that's easy to drink and lets you have multiple beers in a night easily. Well worth the $4 i got the pack for. :)

Serving type: bottle

12-26-2009 07:38:18 | More by ChadQuest
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climax

Missouri

2.85/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This one poured a lot darker than expected, an almost black brown color, red in the edges. Head was forced and quite weak.

Nose is of dark malt, coffee, a bit nutty, and a grape-like sourness.

Flavor had a sour fruit profile, alcohol warmth was evident. Flavors included nuts, coffee, and apple.

There was a slight bite from relatively mild carbonation. Other than that it was pretty watery and lack-luster.

Haven't been too impressed with Breckenridge, this one doesn't help.

Serving type: bottle

12-07-2009 00:56:14 | More by climax
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beerman207

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Pours a dark brown into the glass leaving a light tan head that doesn't stick around long. No lacing to speak of.

S: Smells like malt an possibly some fruit. Nothing really special other than that.

T: Taste is definately better than the nose. Has a dominant malt presence along with possibly some nutmeg or similar spice. Has a great warming effect for the finish due to the higher alcohol.

M: Mouthfeel could be a bit better. It's pretty thin.

D: Nothing wrong with this brew. Great fall beer but can't say I'd have it again.

Serving type: bottle
@ Breckenridge Brewery & Pub, 600 South Main Street, Breckenridge

11-15-2009 17:54:39 | More by beerman207
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biggred1

Indiana

3.8/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Clear dark brown with an extra creamy beige head that leaves plenty of lace behind on the glass. The nose is chicory, cocoa and anise with just a whiff of honey. Dark roasted malty flavors of chocolate and black licorice with mild caramel sweetness and mild bitterness make for an interesting beer that is more porter than old ale to my taste buds. Medium bodied with mild carbonation. A good beer to wash down some BBQ ribs.

Serving type: bottle
@ Breckenridge Brewery & Pub, 600 South Main Street, Breckenridge

11-05-2009 02:36:50 | More by biggred1
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gabe23

North Carolina

3.58/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A - Deep reddish brown color with a foamy tan head. No real lacing to speak of.

S - Toasted bread, brown sugar sweetness, dark fruits, and a subtle herbal flavor.

T - Toasted grains, mild caramel sweetness, and earthy hops. Some black cherry tartness is noticeable, and I detect a touch of alcohol at the finish.

M - Fairly heavy with medium carbonation.

D - A bit too rich for me to drink more than a couple. But it's an interesting beer.

Serving type: bottle
@ Breckenridge Brewery & Pub, 600 South Main Street, Breckenridge

10-31-2009 00:28:44 | More by gabe23
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zdk9

Texas

3.28/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A- Pours out black with ruby highlights. The head is cocoa colored and bubbly, about a finger on this one. Barely any lacing, but there are a few spots here and there on the glass- better than malt liquor.

S- Caramel. vinous grape musk qualities (an overall sort of mustiness almost). Some hints of oxidation. Pretty weak smell.

T- Lots more flavor on the tongue than in the nose. Roasted husk, hints of wood smoke, powdery bittersweet chocolate (do they make bittersweet cocoa powder?)

M- Not a lot of body for 6.7abv. It's more of a light porter quality in the mouth feel.

D- I thought this one would do better as it warmed, but it did only slightly.

Serving type: bottle
@ Breckenridge Brewery & Pub, 600 South Main Street, Breckenridge

10-28-2009 04:57:25 | More by zdk9
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becktone

Ohio

4.08/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From notes 9-14-09

Eye: The label states it correctly...this one is mahogany in color. Its highlights are garnet, deep dark blood red. Head formation and retention are extremely weak. Definitely need help here. No nice creamy or foamy head, just some odd scattered large and oddly shaped bubbles that cling to the surface of the beer...It looks unattractive for a beer.

Nose: Weak aroma altogether. What I do get is a nutty and toasty aroma. Not much more than that, small amount of malt sweetness, and maybe some small amount of vanilla...more of a general vanilla, not strong like vanilla bean, but just hinting at vanilla. Pretty laid back and easy going...I'd like something a little more complex and robust, something a little more potent. I like what I smell but I'd just like more of it, more upfront...filling the room more.

Tongue: Nice malt backbone and nice hop profile to support it. Starts off with a sweet malt character, not too much malt though...with some fruitiness...followed by some of those grainy notes associated with munich malt, followed by some noble hop charcter. Fruitiness is much more of a character here than I expected, medium dark fruits, not as dark as rasins but semi dark. Getting some definite roasty grainy and sweet caramel notes, notes of vanilla too. Very lightly smoked/burnt notes combined with the roasty and toasty character. They all roll into one to create a very nice beer. This one works very well, a great beer. I can see myself coming back to this one. Very nice malt character, pretty much what I'm in the mood for when the fall comes round.

Edit: Yes, The more I'm drinking this the more I realize its slightly smoked. Not like a rauchbier though, no greasy bacon smoke...just woody smoke....

Feel and Drinkability: Meidum body with medium to medium high levels of fine carbonation. Immediate finish isn't dry, but after a min or two the mouth is fairly dry, the smokiness and roasty toasty notes settling in contributing to a drying effect. This is one I can see myself definitely buying again. A good beer and something that would definitely hit the spot as it gets cooler outside. I'll mostly likely pick up a sixer of this later this year.

Serving type: bottle
@ Breckenridge Brewery & Pub, 600 South Main Street, Breckenridge

10-28-2009 00:11:06 | More by becktone
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tigg924

Massachusetts

3.98/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: ruby brownish in color, small head, clear

Smell: toasted malt and dark fruit

Taste: toasted malt, some nut, cinnamon, and nutmeg towards the end.

Mouthfeel: smooth, medium bodied, moderate carbonation, semi-sweet

Drinkability: This tastes like a brown ale with a big dose of spices. A very good beer. I could have three or so.

Serving type: on-tap
@ Breckenridge Brewery & Pub, 600 South Main Street, Breckenridge

10-26-2009 17:32:33 | More by tigg924
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jtslay

Colorado

4.13/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I was surprised to find that this beer was so balanced. The roasted malt imparts a sweetness (caramel) that makes this beer very refreshing and drinkable.

I wasn't expecting this style for an autumn brew. It was a nice surprise though. I am still confused about the style as others have mentioned. Good beer nonetheless.

Serving type: bottle
@ Breckenridge Brewery & Pub, 600 South Main Street, Breckenridge

10-20-2009 16:41:42 | More by jtslay
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ChainGangGuy

Georgia

3.65/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

16 ounce pint - $5.00 at Taco Mac in Kennesaw, Georgia.

Appearance: Served up a clearish, very dark brown body with an inch of light beige froth. Light, very light lacing throughout.

Smell: Aromatic tones of dark malts wrapped in notes of chicory and licorice root with a vague but obdurate fruitiness and background earthiness.

Taste: Dark malts lead with tastes of cocoa and a lightly roasty mix of coarse-ground chicory and licorice powder. Medium-low sweetness. Munich malt-derived caramel arrives somewhat late in the taste. Appleskin and grapeskin fruitiness -- curious! Earthy, mild hop character and bitterness. A bit more fruitiness, chocolate, and "chicorice" before the drying, longish finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied at best. Medium-light carbonation.

Drinkability: Good enough at best, for a beer, but never once did it make me think, "Oh! Now, there's a taste of the Autumn!" There's a taste of something, alright, but not a taste of Autumn.

Serving type: on-tap
@ Breckenridge Brewery & Pub, 600 South Main Street, Breckenridge

10-20-2009 00:58:34 | More by ChainGangGuy
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mothman

United Kingdom (Wales)

3.83/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into Rare Vos Glass

Pours a small light light tan head that fizzles very quickly. No lace. Color is a dark caramel brown.

Aroma: Deep burnt malts, molasses, burnt caramel, some grassy hops. Not too much here.

Taste: A lot of burnt malts. This beer kind of reminds me of a schwarzbeir. A big roasted taste. Burnt caramel with grassy hops. Some chocolate. A little booze shines through. That's about it.

Mouthfeel: Big surprise, very roasted feel, a little crisp from the decent amount of carbonation. Light to medium bodied, despite the dark color. Ends with a big roasted malt aftertaste that I wasn't expecting from the beginning of this beer.

Overall, this beer was a little different than a lot of fall seasonals. I liked that it was original, but it was a tad smokey for me. Still, I'd take this over some of the other seasonals out there.

EDIT: Still trying to figure out how this is an old ale...

Serving type: bottle
@ Breckenridge Brewery & Pub, 600 South Main Street, Breckenridge

10-18-2009 19:42:15 | More by mothman
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Pauly2X

Wisconsin

4.13/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A- Very dark mahognay with a solid half finger head.

S- Toasty malt aroma with earthy hop notes and an ever so slight hint of smoke.

T- The rich toasted malts blend almost seemlessly with the light touch of earhty hops. Malt complexity continues to drive this beer with with some mild roasted notes and what seems like a hint of smoke.

M- Solid medium body with smooth carbonation.

D- I'd prolly grab this again, or try to clone it.

An enjoyable fall treat, pick some up.

Serving type: bottle
@ Breckenridge Brewery & Pub, 600 South Main Street, Breckenridge

10-17-2009 22:23:50 | More by Pauly2X
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ballz50401

Iowa

3.3/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Very dark, light carbonation with some reddish tint when held up to the light. Very little head retention.

Smell: Nothing really jumps out at me. Some toasty sweet malty aroma.

Taste: Roasted malts with little caramal and chocolate tones. Some alcohol taste near the bottom.

Mouthfeel: Medium-Heavy body with a light chewy texture. Light carbonated flat feel.

Drinkability: A little change of pace from the lighter marzen styles for the fall seasonal beer styles. Probably will drink it again.

Serving type: bottle
@ Breckenridge Brewery & Pub, 600 South Main Street, Breckenridge

10-15-2009 02:58:34 | More by ballz50401
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klh70

Ohio

3.7/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

This beer poured a dark brown mahogny color with a nice dark tan head. Much darker color than I expected. Malt flavours hit you up front, with a great nut brown taste that soon transitions into a sweeter aftertaste that I couldnt put a finger on. This sweetness is probably where the higher ABV comes from.
Good Beer, I enjoyed it and could defintely see myself drinking this brew as the days turn colder and shorter.

Serving type: bottle
@ Breckenridge Brewery & Pub, 600 South Main Street, Breckenridge

10-14-2009 12:34:50 | More by klh70
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mentor

Colorado

2.95/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a 3 finger light tan head over a clear dark amber liquid. Smells like a scotish ale, not an old ale. Caramel, toffee, and scorch over sweet malt and mild alcohol (clean of fusels). darker fruits don't quite leap into leathery. Some drying chalky biscuity character and gentle hoppy grassiness.

Tastes light-caramel, iron metallic, a touch of scorch, and very gentle alcohol sting. Fruity esters of prune, pear, and dried-blueberry. Modest sweetness dries in the end and leaves a woody sticky in the mouth. Flavors are modest in intensity and sweet does not cloy, as can often occur in a beer with these flavors. Md-light body and modest carbonation. Decent drinkability. Scored as an old ale, which is *clearly* not the appropriate style for this to be classified here on BA.

Serving type: bottle
@ Breckenridge Brewery & Pub, 600 South Main Street, Breckenridge

09-30-2009 05:16:18 | More by mentor
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drcarver

Pennsylvania

4.43/5  rDev +24.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Awesome beer. The folks at Breckenridge either had a ton of trials, really know what they're doing, or go really lucky. This brew is phantastic.

A - Deep copper-brown color with a slight 1 finger off-white head that lasts. Lacing lingers on the side.

S - Caramel and sweet malts come through but there is a bit of floral hop hanging in the back

T/M - BALANCE. For a high malt based beer this is so well balanced it goes down and smooth. The caramel hit the tongue but the hops mellows it. Then it washes away clean.

D - Oh its drinkable.

Serving type: bottle
@ Breckenridge Brewery & Pub, 600 South Main Street, Breckenridge

09-22-2009 22:14:52 | More by drcarver
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Florida9

Illinois

3.58/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: Deep reddish mahogany in color. Clear. Pours with about a finger of bubbly tan head. Little retention.

S: Heavy roasted malts. Coffee. Metal. Rather nondescript hops.

T & M: Medium-heavy in weight with a lower carbonation level. Certainly malt-centric with a smooth, but assertive malt character. Finishes with a faint bitterness. Some nuttiness as well.

D: Pretty good on a cooler evening, but a little too malty for my tastes. An honest, but otherwise, unexciting beer.

Serving type: bottle
@ Breckenridge Brewery & Pub, 600 South Main Street, Breckenridge

09-21-2009 01:18:26 | More by Florida9
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ClockworkOrange

Pennsylvania

3.1/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A 12 ounce bottle poured into a dimpled mug. The ale appears a clear dark amber color with about a finger of quickly fading off white foam. Average looking. Nose and flavor are of lightly toasted earthy grains, mild caramel, slightly nutty, some chocolate, a bit spicy. An old ale shouldn't have such a thin body. Not too sure I'll be looking forward to this one again come fall.

Serving type: bottle
@ Breckenridge Brewery & Pub, 600 South Main Street, Breckenridge

05-27-2009 04:42:38 | More by ClockworkOrange
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mugglesandhops

Oklahoma

3.5/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I have had this one before and this time it didn't seem nearly as good as I remember it. Pours a medium to light brown-ish color with a light sandy head that faded fairly fast. Smelled nutty, roasty. Tasted nutty with some carmel or toffee in there. Mouth feel was medium fairly watery end. decent beer but I probably won't buy it again.

Serving type: bottle
@ Breckenridge Brewery & Pub, 600 South Main Street, Breckenridge

04-13-2009 20:58:25 | More by mugglesandhops
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WVbeergeek

West Virginia

2.98/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appears a dark caramel cola colored body with a rich forming tan head flows thick with a nice lace that sticks to the glass evenly with much intricacy. Aromatics offer up somewhat mint like edge black licorice chocolate with spiced bread dough blends of this seasons offerings. Flavor has yeast driven mild chocolate with herbal qualities that result in sweet cloying tones at times, with fruit accents and mineral water hardness. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with some prickly carbonation, definitely soothing on the palate. Drinkability does me alright with festive qualities of a winter warmer/old ale this one hits early in the fall not bad at all that bad and even a nice mix up from the typical O fest of the season.

Serving type: bottle
@ Breckenridge Brewery & Pub, 600 South Main Street, Breckenridge

12-06-2008 20:42:49 | More by WVbeergeek
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stockingcpl

Ohio

3.03/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Appearance: Well, I have to agree with Joe os this one. It is indeed a deep mahogany color, but I was not impressed with either the head or that lack of carbonation or the lack of lacings. This beer, after about two minutes, looks like a flat Pepsi that has been left out for a couple hours. Not very impressive.

Smell: This looks to be another poor score. The aroma is very thin. Not much body. There is a faint cocoa aroma & maybe a little allspice thrown in. Not very impressive.

Taste: Ok, there is a little something here in this category. Toasted grain is the predominant peak during onset. Midrange taste is dominated by Munich hops...that's good. Sustain is carried by Cascade hops (I believe). Not too strong but with moderate attenuation which tapers of after about 20 seconds or so. Pretty good job here.

Mouthfeel: Generally the flavor character would give this brew a good score, however the lack of carbonation hurts this selection. There is perhaps 3/4 carbonation unit here. Not very much.

Drinkability: This is a fairly subjective score. It is always kind of an "overall impression", however I'm going to hold myself to the principal of,"do you want another?" Well, in this situation the answer would be no...

Serving type: bottle
@ Breckenridge Brewery & Pub, 600 South Main Street, Breckenridge

12-03-2008 23:05:41 | More by stockingcpl
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joe1510

Illinois

3.58/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12oz Bottle

This Breckenridge seasonal release was sent to me last week in another great trade with BitterBill, thanks again Bill! This Autumn Ale pours the darkest of browns and comes in just a couple shades short of black. Mahogany highlights run up the sides of the glass and across the bottom when backlit. I had to pour a little harder than normal to conjure up a fingers worth of ecru foam that fell to a skim coat quickly with a solid ring around the glass. The ring left behind a few spots of thin patchy lacing.

This beer brings along some toasty malts the second my nose drops into the glass with a little dirt and earthiness close behind. There's really not a whole lot of aroma coming from this beer. If I try really hard I'm able to pull out a quick flash of vanilla but that may just be my mind playing tricks on me. Moderate spicy hops bring up the rear and are joined by a touch of alcohol. The overall aroma isn't bad but actually smells a little thin.

Caramel and toasted grains rule the roost when it comes to the flavor of this beer. The earthiness is there but muted and confined to the background. There is actually some of the vanilla in here helping to round things out. Those spicy noble hops come along on the finish with the quick flash of clean alcohol on the swallow. This is certainly a malt driven beer but I wouldn't put it in the same category as old ales, it reminds me more of a brown ale.

The mouthfeel fits the flavors of this beer nicely. The body is moderately thick and creamy while the density is on the lighter side of heavy. A few barely noticeable alcohol fumes rise through the nose and out the mouth.

This glass went down easy enough and if I had another I'd probably open it up right now too. I'd pick this up each year for a drink.

This isn't the best of old ales, or much of an old ale at all really, but it's a solid beer from a solid brewery. Thanks again for another great box with plenty of new beer Bill!

Serving type: bottle
@ Breckenridge Brewery & Pub, 600 South Main Street, Breckenridge

11-09-2008 23:50:14 | More by joe1510
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hustlesworth

Ohio

3.7/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A- poured this dark brown opaque monster into a duvel tulip expecting something quite different. looks almost like a porter except for the light ecru colored craterous swiss cheese head and certain lack of viscosity. not a glimmer of light shines through but if it did, i assume it would take on a reddish hue. nice fingers of drippy lace attach themselves as the thing shrinks down leaving me with a crescent moon shadow of creamy thick foam. for an old ale, i don't know, but it sure looks good enough.

S- strange 'old' smell. basement? dust? cobwebs? old stone cellar, dirty metallic water that comes out of the taps after they drain neighborhood fire hydrants. alcoholic esters like a cheap whiskey and something strangely floral come through as my nose digs into the glass. the 'old' smell is unmistakable, like old photos in my grandmother's attic, and regardless of what it is, it seems to overtake the other aromas in a sort of kingly fashion. this tones down as it warms allowing some fruity munich malt and a tiny bit of chocolate and coffee come through.

T- old taste as well only more metallic and mineral water. oddly lactic-type tart as well, in the guise of dark berries, black pepper, and plum, similar to a run of the mill shiraz wine. flavors are diluted if served too cold and before i could gain a full appreciation for the malt here i had to let her sit awhile. blackberry, black cherry, and dark chocolate fall into place with some earthy yeast flavors, still retaining this taste of old basement but not really in a bad way. taste of dry stale chocolate is prevalent throughout, increasing as it warms, meeting up with a lightly bitter herbal hop note near the end. finish is very much like a fruit stem, green and clorophyll, like chewing on the seed stem of a grass, old farm style. traces of roasted grain remain with a soft date fruitiness. nicely complex, despite style guidelines.

MF- medium carbonation and a sweet/sour feeling confuse the palate until it levels out into a chalky light porter feel. not syrupy, even as it warms, like a schwarzbier it's incredible how something so dark can remain so 'thin', more or less.

D- gaining a recent HUGE respect for oktoberfest beer, i could hardly appreciate this as a 'fresh take' on the style. as an old ale, it is to me undoubtedly american, a nice flavorful beer, just lacking that authentic taste that really makes a quality english ale, as that is clearly what this one lays its foundation upon. munich malts and one noble hop if you will, but this is no more an oktoberfest than the milk i dunk my cookies in.

Serving type: bottle
@ Breckenridge Brewery & Pub, 600 South Main Street, Breckenridge

11-08-2008 08:27:46 | More by hustlesworth
Autumn Ale from Breckenridge Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 392 ratings.