RATINGS: 578   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 234   ABV: 7.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Nutcracker Ale is Boulevards 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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2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
hellomynameis (876) - Mayer, Minnesota, USA - NOV 21, 2007
dark brown with some hints of red. I dont smell anything but my cohort says if smells like hop. Medium to light mouth feel with some brown malts and spices with a long icky hop aftertaste.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wxman (1769) - OFallon, Illinois, USA - NOV 11, 2007
Pours a ruby amber color with a nice full off white head that diminishes yet stays. Aroma is nutmeg and hop flowers. Taste is nutmeg, cinnamon, maple syrup, and roasted malt. A fine holiday season beer!

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
oh6gdx (25723) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 12, 2007
Bottled (thanks heemer77!). Amber colour, mediumsized beuige creamy head. Aroma is hops, malts, some grass and caramel. Flavour is really flowery hops with much grass. Also some burnt sugary hints in the flavour.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TBone (16441) - Pori, FINLAND - OCT 9, 2007
Bottled (BB 02/2007)
Ruby dark color, off-white small steady head. Bready hoppy, a bit sweetish aroma. Nutty hoppy, rye-bread hoppy, also a bit sweetish with caramelly notes. Mix of brown ale and IPA.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RSRIZZO (1972) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - SEP 19, 2007
Had this beer on 6/23/2000. Aroma is like a wine with roasted malt in it. Color is a hazy brown with light carbonation and head. Taste is nutty, woody, and a bit roasted. Starting with medium body that goes down with a nutty flavor. Finish is a mildly roasted malt flavor that has a wood like flavor in it and is followed up by a slight winey tang.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kp (10883) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Date: 11/09/1996
Mode: Bottle
Source: kansas city, omaha

clear dark amber, whispy head, sweet spicy malt aroma with touches of nutmeg and clove, rich malt flavor with lots of hop bitterness,
-------- /> Date: 07/07/2005

all malt and tasty spices, lots of sweetness, not too much oxidation,

Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 10/20
Rating: 2.8/5.0
Score: *4
-------- /> The score was calculated based upon the notes and an old scoring system.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
21iceman40 (1735) - Grafton, Wisconsin, USA - APR 24, 2007
This one has alot of nuts and alot of spices, its almost like a nut brown with some ginger or something in it. Interesting but understated. Not really a session beer as id only have one in a sitting due ot the weird spices.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Gabemik (46) - Joplin, Missouri, USA - APR 8, 2007
Pours a very deep red. Not much light can get through this brew. Aroma is faint, almost nothing. Theres a ghost of the chinooks and some spice. The flavor is a bit nutty, a bit hoppy, some carbination, and a hint of alchohol.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mrdeath5493 (113) - Arkansas, USA - APR 2, 2007
Brown and clear. Not much head. Smells nice, with spicy and sweet notes. Taste though is too spicy for me. A definite blend of many flavors, but with no balance.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
smhncabot (310) - Cabot, Arkansas, USA - MAR 10, 2007
UPDATED: MAR 11, 2007 aroma is spicy fruity with some grapefruit. taste much the same with nutmeg and ginger, sweet malt, and a hint of grapefruit. doesnt hide alc in finish


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