Trademark Pale Ale | Breckenridge Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Breckenridge Brewery
Colorado, United States
breckbrew.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by ZAP on 12-22-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
193
Reviews:
149
Avg:
3.46
pDev:
13.29%
 
 
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Photo of StonedTrippin
3.93/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

probably the best everyday beer from breck, this pours a nice darker honey to amber color with a finger of lasting head. the nose is very fresh citrusy hops, fairly bitter, but balanced out by a sturdy English and American caramel malt backing. the flavor of this beer is welcomingly hop forward for the style, even more so than most, with a burst of fresh hops, less citrusy than they smell, but still pungent in that regard. mild acidity too, not sure where it comes from, but it gives the beer a real refreshing snappy vibe. bitter in the finish, really crisp, and to me this is the ideal session beer. full of flavor and character but not overwhelming. I will be going back to this one, not sure how it had fallen through the cracks before for me... upbeat carbonation and a body that's squarely medium, everything in beautiful balance. this is a great session beer for people who like their daily drink a little more hoppy than most. bravo to Breckenridge for this style defining American pale ale.

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3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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3/5  rDev -13.3%

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2.89/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Served on-draught into a conical pint glass at Breckenridge Barbecue in high altitude Denver, Colorado. Reviewed from notes.

A: Pours a one finger head of no cream, decent thickness, and okay retention. Colour is a clear textbook gold.

Sm: Caramel, toasted malt, and light hops. A light aroma.

T: Light hops, full clean expressive barley, and some boring malts. Nicely balanced and built, but with a problematic slightly metalic finish. It's kind of bland.

Mf: Smooth and wet. Thin and a bit undercarbonated. Pretty complementary of the flavours for what it is.

Dr: Very drinkable, but understated - like most Breckenridge beers I've had.

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3.15/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Had on-tap at the Blake St. Breckenridge location. Poured a hazy golden color with a thin white head that dissipated almost completely after a minute or two. Minimal lacing. Aroma was of earthy notes, sweet malts and a touch of citrus. Tasted well-balanced with the same notes from the nose. A touch of caramel could also be found in the taste towards the finish.

Light-medium body with good carbonation. Drinkable but not too memorable...I wouldn't have more than one in a session.

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3.18/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

First had: on tap at Breckenridge Brewery, Blake St., Denver, CO

Poured a slightly hazy golden color with a moderate white head that sank to a thin layer after a minute or so. Pretty mild, leafy aroma, with some sweetness, which forebode a rather simple yet well-balanced ale. And indeed it was. Nutty, caramel sweetness, very mild, and hopped just enough to give a leafy, organic sensation without blasting you away. Still, overall a bit bland for me. Light-medium body, and fairly drinkable if you're not feeling too adventurous.

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Trademark Pale Ale from Breckenridge Brewery
3.46 out of 5 based on 193 ratings.
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