Nutcracker Ale

  • Style: Winter Specialty Beer
  • Availability: November through December, Bottles and Draught
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Nutcracker Ale is Boulevard’s holiday gift for real beer lovers. This hearty, warming brew is a classic winter ale, deep amber in color, with hints of molasses balanced by the “spiciness” of freshly harvested Chinook hops.

Color (EBC) 61.8
Bitterness (IBUs) 38
Original Gravity (Plato) 16
Terminal Gravity (Plato) 3.8
Alcohol (ABV) 7.8%
CO2 - Bottles 2.6 vol. (5.1 g/L)
CO2 - Kegs 2.55 vol. (5.0 g/L)

A reddish-brown, full bodied beer with a rich caramel, toffee-like malt flavor and a prominent spicy hop aroma, flavor and bitterness.

Aroma Spicy, floral hops
Malt Big sweet, caramel, toasted
Hops Spicy, floral hop flavor, prominent hop bitterness
Balance Malt
Body Medium to full

Ingredients

Malt: Pale Malt, Amber 50, Cara 300, Munich, Malted Wheat
Adjuncts: Brown Sugar, Dark Brown Sugar, Molasses
Hops: Magnum, Cascade, Chinook, Chinook (wet hops)

Glassware

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Pairings

Aged cheddar cheese
Caramel desserts
Dark chocolate
Heavy meat dishes
Smoked Gouda cheese
Wild game

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