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Autumn Ale | Breckenridge Brewery

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Autumn AleAutumn Ale
BA SCORE
3.58/5
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597 Ratings
Autumn AleAutumn Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: Old Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our fall seasonal combines the malty goodness of a German lager with the clean crispness of an American ale. Brewed with Munich malts and a delicate blend of Bavarian hops, it's a full-bodied treat with a nutty-sweet middle, a warming alcohol level and notes of toasted grains. A pre-winter winner.

21 IBU

Added by Bitterbill on 10-08-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#38,518
Reviews:
219
Ratings:
597
pDev:
12.57%
Bros Score:
3.7
 
 
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15
Gots:
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Photo of mvanaskie13
3.8/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured into a custom shaped grip glass: color is brown, head is very light tan, head presents less than 1/2 inch and dissipates quickly.

Smell is lightly sweet, with toasty, cocoa, hint of bitterness.

Taste is similar with lighter flavor with not quite as much sweetness or fullness in flavor as some other brown or old ales. Specific components include toast, cocoa, lighter caramel, some nuttiness, - abv is hidden well .

Mouthfeel is moderate with soft to moderate carbonation, crisp feel, light lingering sweetness.

Overall this is a good brown ale

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Photo of Murph106157
4.28/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jkblr
3.51/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottled 42 days ago (might be 142 days?) poured into a.5L becher pint at fridge temp 7% ABV. Poor bottle dating in black beside label only visible once the beer is poured. The beer pours dark brown with above average retention and lacing on the light mocha colored head. The aroma is noticeable with nutty & toasted malt. The taste is a little sweet up front with some chocolate and toasted bread flavor. The aftertaste is strange and a bit tangy. Mouthfeel is thin bodied, well carbonated and undry. Overall, ok. This beer just doesn't come together. It's like they combined bits of brown & old ale with marzen and missed all the best parts of each.

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Photo of Branlott42
3.96/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Vetbidder
3.55/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle lists 7%. Very dark colored with a thick tan head. Wow looks pretty good. Interesting scent of euro hops? wang with some malt which doesn't match what I would expect from the look of this brew. It's got some toasty flavor and the slightest of hops bite. Nothing offensive but yet nothing bold. I am surprised with the flavor after seeing this beer I was expecting something more like a stout. This beer has a thicker feel and less carbonation. All in all very inoffensive but nothing bold.

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Photo of AuntBea
4/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of drewskihausen
3.55/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

L - dark almost black, little head, foamy
S - not a big smell, fine
T - decent taste, a little carbonated
F - thicker feel, carbonated

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Photo of malprep
4.08/5  rDev +14%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of travelguy
3.9/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cliff1066
3.59/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BulletProofTrappistMonk
4.06/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

To me, the taste is exceptional. Everything else is good. Head was gone immediately. Carbonation was maintained. I favor dark stronger beers, and recommend this one to those with the same tastes.

Just noticed that the description says 6%, but I thought my bottle said 7.5%.

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Photo of cbcrunch
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of wac9
3.57/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I thought I reviewed this it wonderful smells a little boozy but taste of carmel and nuttiness runs down my thought its a good beer

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Photo of jp32
3.57/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

To my surprise, a dark brown beer flows into the glass. By dark brown, I really mean "dark" brown. Good sized khaki-colored head as well. Bready, malty, bavarian aroma. The flavor is of toasted grains with a well-balanced addition of hops. Very drinkable. I'd like to see this with a little more body and carbonation, but overall it's a fair beer and worthy of a fair rating.

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Photo of Beginner2
3.74/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

I like the way this ale transitions my buds for winter's offerings.
Darker, sweeter and maltier than expected, Autumn Ale balances with enough hops.

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Photo of nstygles
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JLK7299
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SpAiReArGsEonNE
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Parmesan
3.52/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

L: Dark brown color with a creamy white head and lots of lacing on the glass.

S: Caramel and nuttiness, toasted brown bread, slight floral hop presence.

T: Toasted brown bread, caramel and nuttiness, some sweet molasses.

F: Pretty heavy body and lower carbonation.

O: A pretty solid fall beer.

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Photo of TheHopsman
3.6/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BigRed10
3.74/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of mikr
3/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of SouthernBuckeye
4.14/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PJCarnell
3.54/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of IPA1978
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Dark brown no head. Smell of dark carmel malts, dark fruit and taste follows with a bit of spicy hops. Good beer but low carb and body hold it back.

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Autumn Ale from Breckenridge Brewery
Beer rating: 3.58 out of 5 with 597 ratings
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