471 IPA (Buffalo Trace) | Breckenridge Brewery

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Breckenridge Brewery
Colorado, United States | website

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by armock on 08-27-2010

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 9
Reviews by armock:
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4.17/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this at the Houston Flying Saucer during their 10th birthday party.

A - Poured a copper color with an off white head

S - Has an oaky vanilla nose with mild whiskey and hops

T - Very good like the nose the oak and vanilla come out then a hint of whiskey complements the citrus hop finish

M - This beer has a medium body with medium carbonation to it

D - This is a very good beer this is how barrel aging should be the whiskey worked perfectly with the beer not overpowering it I could definitely drink too much of this in a sitting if you ever see this don't even think about it just get one

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Photo of VeganUndead
3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

Photo of jaydoc
3.67/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of womencantsail
4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: The pour is a slightly hazed gold color with a minimal off-white head.

S: The nose is still surprisingly hoppy with notes of citrus. The
-bal is definitely present, giving a vanilla, oak, and slight whiskey aroma.

T: The flavor is quite similar to the nose (as you might expect). A slight bitterness along with doses of citrus provide the IPA feel to this beer while the whiskey and vanilla stand out as well.

M: The body is medium with a carbonation that is on the low end of medium.

D: This is one of the first IPAs that have been barrel aged that I actually enjoyed. A nice balance of the IPA character with the wood.

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Photo of TastyIsBeer
4.06/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Cpmitchno1
4.35/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of wrightst
3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

Photo of jenray
3/5  rDev -25.2%

Photo of t0rin0
3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

471 IPA (Buffalo Trace) from Breckenridge Brewery
- out of 100 based on 2 ratings.
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