RateBeer
overall
86
92
style

bottled
common

on tap
common

Regional Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 531   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 234   ABV: 7.8%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Nutcracker Ale is Boulevardís 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.


0.8
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
abernaki (16) - - DEC 23, 2012

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tybee199 (13) - USA - DEC 5, 2001
Pretty tasty. This yearís batch is typically deep in color, spicy and sweet. Goes well with the season, though I think the 2001 batch is not quite as interesting as those of the past. Itís still fun, though -- a unique winter brew that satisfies that itch for something different that I get occassionally. Yum.

1.1
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
unixrab (13) - USA - DEC 29, 2007
BAH! HUMBUG! I love BLVD beers... i do. But something about this bitter and astringent finish makes me shy away... Iíll keep trying... maybe it will be a happy ending like zon (?)

4.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
teltrevir (9) - san Marcos, Texas, USA - DEC 30, 2012 does not count
I smelled caramel & citrus. Dark amber in color. Loads of complexity and flavor. I taste hints of caramel on the back of my palate while grapefruit tickles my tongue. Lovely mouthfeel. I enjoyed this beer!

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
skeils (7) - , Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 23, 2009 does not count
bottle...great amber pour...excellent spicy twinge. Nice on a cold night read or NFL playoffs party.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ensoniq (7) - Oklahoma, USA - JAN 28, 2003 does not count
Very good winter seasonal beer, taste has a nutty flavor to it.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tforrent (5) - Texas, USA - DEC 5, 2011 does not count
Pours a cloudy amber-brown. Earthy sweet aroma with brown sugar hints. Some citrus taste combined with a sweet nutty feel and low bitterness makes it very easy to drink this cuddled up next to a warm fire. Just donít let your beer get hot.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Justibone (4) - Indianapolis, USA - JAN 24, 2011 does not count
Thick off-white head. Rich brown color. Not much by way of aroma. Bitterness is pronounced, especially in the finish, which is dry. Not much in the way of malty flavor, or nuttiness, for that matter. I didnít detect molasses. Very drinkable, but not extraordinary in any way. I guess the chinook hops had worn off by the time I drank it. A solid example of a brown ale, slightly overhopped.

3.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Skyphoxx (3) - Texas, USA - DEC 1, 2012 does not count
Bottle. At 7%-ish there is no burn whatsoever! This could be a panty dropper! Way to go Boulevard! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
KUJerry (3) - Kansas City, Missouri, USA - JAN 7, 2013 does not count
Tremendous seasonal beer. Not overpowering like some with the seasonal spices though. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 « 50 51 52  53  54


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50