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RATINGS: 161   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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When the Winter is over, Spring is nature’s way of saying “hey, let’s party!” Spring Fling is how we welcome the warmer weather and spirits. Spring Fling Copper Ale strikes a perfect balance between the malty flavor of special German barley and the zesty spice of fresh American hops that results in a delicious, extremely easy to drink brew. The exquisite blend creates a harbinger of the new season with a delicate hop aroma which delivers a perfect pairing for your Spring Fever. Handcrafted from a unique blend of malts, Spring Fling Ale is a perfectly balanced copper ale that delivers a crisp and refreshing taste with subtle hints of nuts and honey. The arrival of Spring Fling means Winter has passed and Summer is right around the corner.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
emacgee (4299) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - MAY 24, 2012
Pours a sharp and clean light amber with one finger of sandy tan head. Nose is bready with a light caramel-y sweetness. Slightly biscuity with some toasted grain and wet hay. Flavor leaves something to be desired. A little thin and watery with a slightly nutty quality. Dry and zesty finish. Meh.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Oakes (13270) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 17, 2012
Copper colour. The aroma is caramel, maybe with a little hop fruitiness. Boring, watery light caramely and barely any bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrBunn (2535) - The Wet Side of a Dry Town, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 8, 2012
Bottle. As this pours into the glass I do a double take and then look again at the bottle. Yep... it definitely says "Spring Fling Copper Ale." I guess you could call it copper, but a really really pale copper... more of an amber. I take a sniff and come across an unconvincing mix of caramel and peppery spice notes, maybe with a little orange peel or something vaguely citrusy. Flavor is OK, but a kind of uninteresting amber ale type mix. Spicy hops up front, a little bit of caramel and biscuit in the midsection and a little bitter tang on the finish. Ho hum. Nothing to write home about here...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Pailhead (5427) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - APR 28, 2012
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Bottle: The aroma consists of light-moderate caramel, toffee, nuts, and a touch of honey. It pours a transparent amber with a creamy two finger white head that fades to a thin film within a minute or so. There’s is some decent webbing left behind on the sides of the glass. The flavor starts with a quick dose of caramel followed by some light honey. The finish has some light nuttiness mixed with toasty and herbal notes. It’s light bodied with light-moderate carbonation. Overall, it’s pretty much your standard Amber Ale...drinkable, but nothing too exciting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
arone12 (924) - Maryland, USA - APR 25, 2012
Pours a coppery amber color. Has a nice malty flavor with some great bittery hopness. Pretty good flavors actually.. Wasn’t expecting it!!!!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
jredmond (6028) - Manhattan, New York, USA - APR 8, 2012
Draft at good beer with Linh. Pours a golden body with white lacing. Aroma is boring - practically nothing here, maybe some honey and sweet malts. Mouthfeel is thin with notes of light honey, restrained hop character and bland malts.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
PhillyCraft (3764) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 8, 2012
Bottle pours a clearish glowing orange color. Medium white head that faded immediately. No lacing. Aromas of honey, mead, barley, overly spicy hops. Hard to finish. Very boring amber ale. Do yourself a favor and grab a nugget nectar instead!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tmoney99 (11678) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 2, 2012
Draft. Poureed clear amber color with an average fizzy white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate spice hop and small malt aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Flavor was moderate bittersweet with an average bittersweet finish of moderate duration. Good soft brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theis (14246) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 25, 2012
Draught at Ginger Man, New York. Clear amber - white head. Berries. Grassy. Fruity. Light hoppy. Caramel. Medium malty. Light toffee. Ok.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
smith4498 (3222) - Miami, Florida, USA - MAR 19, 2012
Pours clear amber color with tan head. Lightly toasted malt aroma with some grains. Mildly sweet malt flavor with a slight medicinal taste. Medium body with average carbonation.

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