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Nutcracker Ale - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

721 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 721
Reviews: 326
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 12.06%
Wants: 22
Gots: 39 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boulevard Brewing Co. visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Winter Warmer |  7.80% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Nutcracker Ale is Boulevard’s holiday gift for real beer lovers. This hearty, warming brew is a classic winter ale, deep amber in color, with hints of molasses balanced by the “spiciness” of freshly harvested Chinook hops.

38 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-11-2002)
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

thufflife, Jun 19, 2014
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3.93/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured deep amber/copper with lightly tanned, very creamy head. Holds the head well.

Nose: Spicy, slightly piney. Not too overpowering on the hop aroma, but that is almost all you get.

Taste: Medium bodied, well-balanced at the front end. However the hops linger on the tongue after the malt sweetness fades away. Lingers for a while, drying out the mouth slightly.

Overall: A good beer experience. The flavor really changes with the temperature. In my opinion, a bit smoother at lower temps. With higher temps, you get more of the hop/alcohol bite, not necessarily a negative thing.

nem2006, Jun 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

wrightst, Jun 17, 2014
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moshea, Jun 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Reinbeck11, Jun 07, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -26.3%

kjo86, Jun 04, 2014
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Rosiex7, May 28, 2014
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woogie359, May 23, 2014
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Georgiabeer, May 11, 2014
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Wobbly, May 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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Karibourgeois, Mar 08, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -26.3%

dbarny76, Mar 08, 2014
Nutcracker Ale from Boulevard Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 721 ratings.