Autumn Ale | Breckenridge Brewery

Autumn AleAutumn Ale
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Autumn AleAutumn Ale

Brewed by:
Breckenridge Brewery
Colorado, United States

Style: Old Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

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

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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

So, I initially poured from the bottle into a Becker glass and was less than impressed. I'm currently drinking directly from the bottle, so I will review as is:

A: N/A. Pretty cool bottle I suppose.

S: Somewhat sweet, malty. Grain.

T: Slight nuttiness. Malt. Mild spice. Honestly, a bit underwhelming. I was expecting a bit more fullness and flavor given the 6.7% ABV and classification as "old ale". However, it goes down very smoothly. Actually, I feel myself chugging this one a bit.

M: Low to moderate carbonation. Seems a bit watery... maybe I need to adjust my expectations...

O: So, let's call this a "Fall Time Lawnmower Beer". I'll imagine that I've just raked a ton of leaves. I'm a bit tired. A bit sweaty. Good. I like this fine.

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Deep, dark mahogany color, nice light tan head. Slight roasted grain scent; hint of nuts. Taste is much like the aroma with the addition of a subtle hop bitterness and a twinge of alcohol presence in the background. Feel is smooth, medium-light; clean with a semi-dry finish.

A very good is somewhat mundane old ale. Malt flavors and feel are the highlights and should appeal to lovers of malt-centric flavored beers.

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Autumn Ale from Breckenridge Brewery
Beer rating: 39.4% out of 100 with 592 ratings
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