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Nutcracker Ale - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
84
good

679 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 679
Reviews: 324
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 12.06%
Wants: 20
Gots: 18 | 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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Colorado

4/5  rDev +7.2%

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Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

03-29-2014 02:14:33 | More by DaveMiller
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dsl72701

Arkansas

2.75/5  rDev -26.3%

03-26-2014 16:16:20 | More by dsl72701
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OKCNittany

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev +7.2%

03-18-2014 01:17:11 | More by OKCNittany
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BuzzG

Iowa

2.5/5  rDev -33%

03-14-2014 17:44:45 | More by BuzzG
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msambita

Oklahoma

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

03-09-2014 05:09:37 | More by msambita
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Karibourgeois

Texas

4/5  rDev +7.2%

03-08-2014 19:58:40 | More by Karibourgeois
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dbarny76

Oklahoma

2.75/5  rDev -26.3%

03-08-2014 19:46:06 | More by dbarny76
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bigolwilly

Nebraska

2.75/5  rDev -26.3%

03-04-2014 22:43:12 | More by bigolwilly
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EF4

Oklahoma

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

03-04-2014 04:46:14 | More by EF4
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BeerWithMike

Nebraska

3.65/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Also sampled tonight on 3/1/14 but had this one back in 2012. Bottle chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and poured into a pilsner flute glass.

Pours a hazy amber bronze in color with a good 1-finger light beige foamy head that settles down to a thin layering. Lacing was seen with each sip but wasn't heavy. The aroma is of caramel malts with a touch of honey and spices. The taste is about the same with some citrus over tones and a strong pepper spice finish. Slightly bitter finish as well.

Serving type: bottle

03-02-2014 04:22:12 | More by BeerWithMike
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Spiderpig

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

02-22-2014 21:22:46 | More by Spiderpig
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XicanoBeerRun

Texas

3/5  rDev -19.6%

02-21-2014 03:28:27 | More by XicanoBeerRun
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mikerieder

South Dakota

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

02-19-2014 03:39:59 | More by mikerieder
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Washington

4/5  rDev +7.2%

02-15-2014 17:33:49 | More by powdersoldier
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BierJager89

California

3.99/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Hazy red-orange, with a tan head.

S: Pineapple, mango, orange hop character blended perfectly with cinnamon and clove spiciness in the nose.

T: Orange, mango, lemon, grapefruit and pine. Cinnamon and nutmeg show up in the finish and aftertaste.

M: Medium bodied and smooth, but also a bit foamy.

O: Taste is not quite what I had hope for after the nose, but it smells really good.

Serving type: bottle

02-05-2014 23:27:36 | More by BierJager89
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DerrickW

Georgia

3/5  rDev -19.6%

02-01-2014 17:42:53 | More by DerrickW
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ricecracker420

California

4/5  rDev +7.2%

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rudabegga9

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

01-27-2014 04:04:42 | More by rudabegga9
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HamGlade10

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev +7.2%

01-23-2014 02:56:33 | More by HamGlade10
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cmwilliq

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

01-22-2014 23:45:46 | More by cmwilliq
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rozymegs

Texas

4/5  rDev +7.2%

01-22-2014 00:34:21 | More by rozymegs
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sweemzander

Illinois

3.14/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

12oz. bottle poured into a nonic. Best by 02/07/14.

(A)- Pours a hazy bronze colored amber. Some good off-white to tan colored froth. Good retention and lacing.

(S)- A very sweet caramel and honey malt base meets very subtle toasted nuttiness and fig.

(T)- Again, very caramel and honey sweetness with a lightly toasted nuttiness and fig.

(M)- A good carbonation level and balance. A touch sweet, but not very complex.

(O)- A slightly richer and sweeter beer, but nothing that really reminds me of the holiday season.

Serving type: bottle

01-19-2014 21:23:18 | More by sweemzander
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bernat1971

Washington

3/5  rDev -19.6%

01-17-2014 16:33:59 | More by bernat1971
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mattmarka1

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

01-13-2014 20:24:59 | More by mattmarka1
Nutcracker Ale from Boulevard Brewing Co.
84 out of 100 based on 679 ratings.