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RATINGS: 753   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.68   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.41%
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Subtlety. That's what makes our Avalanche amber ale such a treat. We blend pale and caramel malts -- and just a kiss of bittering hops -- to create a refreshing-but-flavorful, any-time beer. Aromas of pale grains, a semi-sweet middle and a clean-as-Colorado-snow finish make this our best-selling beer.


2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
heemer77 (5096) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - NOV 10, 2003
Too light. Has a light head and little flavoring that can be distinguished. However, this seems to be a typical characteristic of Breckenridge beers.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
adwoan99 (244) - Ft. Worth, Texas, USA - NOV 9, 2003
Nice and meaty aroma... Mostly hops and a lot of sweet malt. Tastes a bit sour, but overall is pretty decent. Above average silky mouthfeel.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gws57 (1274) - Saint Charles, Illinois, USA - OCT 21, 2003
UPDATED: AUG 23, 2007 Found this one bottled in a multipack from Binny’s in St. Charles, Illinois. Nice carmelly flavor, plenty of malted goodness.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harlequinn (2744) - Tacoma, Washington, USA - OCT 12, 2003
A very nice, smooth amber ale. Flavor comes across very strongly at first and then fading slightly into a nicely balanced, hoppy with some cinnamon spiciness amber ale.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
vector (163) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 30, 2003
Applejuice color, small white head. Sweet malt and hops on the nose. Flavor rather bland, mostly sweet malty caramel flavors. Some acidic sourness too. This beer needs to be kicked up a notch or two. More flavor please.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SubstanceT (1092) - Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - SEP 18, 2003
Not a whole lot to say about this one. Typical amber ale. Sweetish fruity nose, kind of a bland flavor though.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
whaleman (2178) - North Wales, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 6, 2003
Low carbonated amber body. Sweet and earthy toasted malt aroma. Hops... no. Palate is okay but a little on the flat and syrupy side. This is a very unimpressive revisit considering that I once proudly proclaimed this to be my favorite beer. Now falls in my 31st percentile. Oh how far I've come (and how far I've yet to go). I need some hops... now!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ringo (963) - Loveland, Colorado, USA - SEP 4, 2003
It's ok. It could be better. It could be worse. Mine was free. Nuff said?

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BBB63 (5941) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - AUG 5, 2003
Amber hue with little head but good lacing. Fruity aroma (strawberry and cherry) with hints of pine, wheat, and toasted malt. Nice crisp fruit initially, goes into sweet tones and finishes with a nice bitter balance. Dry and fizzy mouthfeel and medium-bodied. Pretty darn good on tap.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
hayden1215 (321) - Ohio, USA - JUL 19, 2003
Amber in color with an average sized beige head. Aroma is malty with some yeastiness. Flavor is watery and bland.


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