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RATINGS: 555   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 234   ABV: 7.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Nutcracker Ale is Boulevard’s special offering for the holiday season. This hearty, warming brew is a classic winter ale, deep amber in color, with hints of molasses balanced by the "spiciness" of freshly harvested "wet" Chinook hops.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DenverLogan (867) - MileHi, Colorado, USA - DEC 2, 2014
Poured from a 12 oz into a Lost Abbey chalice. Pours brown with modest head and lace. Aroma of malts, caramel, cocoa, Brazil nuts. Medium carbonation and mouthfeel. Flavors of caramel malts, cocoa, minty herbs, candy sugar, molasses, hay hops. Overall medium body with significant complexity and sweetness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SKCwillie (29) - Columbia, Missouri, USA - DEC 2, 2014
Nice amber pour with white head. Slightly hoppy aroma but the taste less so. Hints or Carmel and of course nuts.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
crossovert (9207) - Illinois, USA - NOV 26, 2014
Draft. Has flavors of molases and nougat, very smooth beer, fresh hops are grassy and herbal. Nice.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CopterScott (201) - Kansas, USA - NOV 26, 2014
pours a hazy brown color with a thin off-white head. aroma is pine, spices, and some malt. Flavor is toasted bread, spices, pine, and caramel.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Thechasm442 (400) - Wilmington, Illinois, USA - NOV 22, 2014
2014 bottle served in a tulip. It pours a hazy copper brown with a fingers worth of off white head and decent lacing. Aroma is spicy up front. Dank pine aromas, some citrus, and some bread/biscuit smells. Taste is pine right up front. It than quickly transitions to a citrus/tropical fruit kind of beer with toffee and bread flavors rounding it out. Overall it is a bit booze forward and pretty sticky in your mouth. Not bad, I like it.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
razzanof (71) - Leavenworth, Kansas, USA - NOV 21, 2014
From a bottle. Aroma of roasted malts and earthy tones. Full body and medium-weight palate; flavors were roasted and bready with a strong alcohol backbone. Decent winter ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
UncleKorm (1060) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - NOV 17, 2014
On tap poured a reddish brown with a thick creamy lasting beige head. Moderate sweet malty spiced aromas. Initial flavor is moderate sweet w/ a moderate bitter finish. Tastes are malt, spices, and caramel. Medium bodied. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
outlawskies (481) - Ohio, USA - OCT 12, 2014
Julie thinks if it weren't for the hoppy front the malty after taste isn't so bad Julie gives 2.5 ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gschrade (830) - Collinsville, USA - MAY 26, 2014
I had this at Global Brew. Pours dark amber with off white head. Taste Carmel, bready, a bit of spice. I thought this was ok. I could drink this again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TXBadger (1924) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 19, 2014
Pours a darker amber color with ivory head. Toast, spice, molasses, and some pine on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with a nice little bit of caramel sweetness from the molasses.


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