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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.

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   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RRRozie (22) - Cortland, New York, USA - OCT 13, 2013
12oz bottle. Pours a medium golden-brown with a thin, fine head. Aroma has just a trace of maltiness. Taste is crisp and dry, more like a classic Nut Brown than an Amber Ale. Palette is long and dry, with a slowly-emerging bitterness. Not what I expected in an Amber, but very good for a Nut Brown. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drjohnrock (540) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 10, 2015
UPDATED: APR 11, 2015 Draft at Tavern On The Bend on April 10, 2015. Dark amber hue, good malty nose with sweetness not overdone, somewhat thin body, tasty sweet malty flavor with enough bitterness to keep things balanced. Nice sessionable brew. The low overall marks must be because Breckenridge lacks beer snob appeal. As always, I donít give a ratís ass about shit like that.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
joejames (283) - Jacobus, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 2, 2015
Bottle to shaker glass, Pours clear amber, quick head, no real lace or retention. Aroma of nuts and caramel. Taste is sweet. Light bodied, moderate carbonation, watery mouth feel. Finishes dry but sweet. Tasting notes of grass, nuts, caramel and a little pine. Very plain and uninspired.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
Christpuncher (1686) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 19, 2015
a really nice amber ale. really crushable and dry and hopppy. smells malty and hoppy. pours deep red in color with a cream head. had a draft pour at prime bar in chicago.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
beer_rookie (56) - Arkansas, USA - MAR 13, 2015
Sublety. That sums it up pretty well. Not a whole lot of anything, but pretty good all the way around......Aroma is sweet and caramel malty....Appearance, not gonna lie, itís not going to wow you with itís pour. No head to speak of, sort of boring. But that amber color is very nice....Tasty. Itís not much of anything. Itís smooth, and sweet. I wouldnít call it bland, thereís a lot going on, but nothing distinguishable to me really....Mouthfeel, itís smooth, and buttery. I want to hold it in my mouth a little longer than normal....Overall a nice beer that I certainly want to drink more of!!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niall73 (2140) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2015
Can at home while in Jacksonville. Amber with a white head. Malty, fruit cake aroma. Light body, median carbonation. Thin, with caramel, light dark fruits, lemon, light metal... Not great.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
BierMeHoos (262) - Maryland, USA - MAR 5, 2015
Poured from a 12 oz bottle. Minor head and amber color. Weak aroma and very thin palate. Flavor has almost no interesting notes or hops, light malts. Not going to lie I'm not impressed.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
FestDecBeet (379) - - MAR 4, 2015
Look: pours an amber color. White head. Very clear. Smell: earthy hops. European hops. Onion. Grass. Taste: piney. Grass. European hops. Feel: medium carbonation. Slightly dry in the middle. Sweet on the back. Overall: ok beer. Looking for more US hop flavor. Very crisp. First drank: home 3/4/15 Vintage: 10/16/14

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mambossa (45) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - JAN 9, 2015
Too toasted for me, in aroma and flavor. Still drinkable, but nothing too exciting. Not very flavorful.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
beerbaaron (1524) - Arizona, USA - DEC 27, 2014
Amber with a small white head. Earth. Caramel. Nutty Cardboard. Bland. Inoffensive. Does the job but very plain.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MarinEvelyn (640) - Wisconsin, USA - DEC 27, 2014
sweet aroma, a little musky. pretty crisp finish. taste is íeh.í decent drinking beer, nothing crazy awesome.

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