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RATINGS: 792   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.69   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.41%
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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ungstrup (30970) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 21, 2006
A hazy amber beer with a thin white head. The aroma is sweet and lightly hopped, while the flavor is boring with light notes of berries, leading to a dry end.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Papsoe (25072) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 6, 2006
(Bottle 35,5 cl) Pours slightly hazy amber with a small, white head. Unpleasant vegetable aroma. Thin and watery body with a touch of caramel. Not sure if this is intended this way, but it’s definitely unclean and inharmonious. 170406

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
madmitch76 (18998) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 5, 2011
12th October 2008
Clear brown beer. Crisp and dry palate. Mild malt. Not much else going on but a perfectly serviceable beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Travlr (16923) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 18, 2014
Draft. Clear brown color, thin white head. Aroma of light nuts. Taste is sweet, nutty caramel.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
fiulijn (16658) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 21, 2006
Hazy amber color. Smells like a fart. Thin mouthfeel without anything to part it from water.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
rlgk (14695) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 7, 2012
Draught at Rattle&Hum, NYC. Clear amber/copper beer with an offwhite head. Malty fruity aroma, roasted, thin and with a somewhat skunky feeling. Malty flavor, medicine, hay, grass, caramel, some fruit. A beer that does not fit in on the draft list here.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (13757) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 11, 2013
On tap @ Breckenridge @ The Ballpark. Pours a clear amber pour with a white head. Nutty, toasted malt aroma. Sweet caramel, bread, and a nice floral hop note. Flavor is solid nutty malts and toast. Bread, toffee, and a bit of caramel. Mild hops. Slight grassiness on the finish. Nice sweetness, but not cloying.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Oakes (13659) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 21, 2000
This stuff is quite widely distributed. Why? I know there are much more deserving beers in Colorado.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
bhensonb (12758) - Woodland, California, USA - MAR 16, 2008
12 oz. bottle. Strong roasted caramel aroma, but not a sweet aroma. Coppery amber color with a tan head that laced patchily while it filmed. Medium body with almost chewy carbonation. Flavor is a bit malty, and seems to have a touch of sour to go with very light bitter. The aroma changes with consumption - a bit reminiscent of a urinal? The finish calms down to a rather dry malt impression with not all that much bitter. A bit different from anything I’ve had before. Not bad, but not something demanding repetition.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
argo0 (12440) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 22, 2004
Clear light copper with small off-white head. Aroma is medium sweet, floral, some caramel, some spice. Taste is moderately sweet, floral, spicy, some caramel, finishes with decent earthiness. Medium body. A bit oversweetened, but this is a nice beer.

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