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RATINGS: 177   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03/5   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.


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3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PlainsDrifter (92) - Adelphi, Maryland, USA - JUN 3, 2012
Light golden, with white head. Thin and fizzy, very little malt flavor but nice hop spice - hint of citrus. Drinkable and decent but not strong on flavor and a little thin.


2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Clarkdvm (414) - Florida, USA - JUN 10, 2016
Draft at sq1 in St Pete, FL. Looks and smells good but flavor is lacking. Too grainy. Wasn’t sure what a copper ale would be, but must say it tastes metallic. Some odd sweetness mixed in

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bif (1956) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JUN 6, 2016
On tap. Pours a dark amber color with a nice head and some lacing. Aroma is on the mild side with citrus, malt sweetness and grain. Taste of citrus, some caramel sweetness and grain. Moderate bitterness and a fairly dry finish. Medium body, quite smooth with a clean feel.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rjplumer (952) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 24, 2016
Zesty floral hop aroma. Clear deep copper and amber body. Topped with a slightly off-white head. A bit of a bitter hop bite. Mild roasted malt taste. It’s a decent brew.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RobertDale (5174) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - MAY 24, 2016
Sample at Waldo Hopfest 2016. Comes golden red with a decent beige head. Aroma of malt and caramel. Taste is malt, caramel, and a bit of fruit. Decent.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Maxbier (828) - Maryland, USA - MAY 3, 2016
Deep copper color with tan head. Light malty cracked corn aroma. Taste is slightly vegetal and sweet. Dry acetic finish with lingering bitter. Gets more palatable as it warms up.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
closey22 (1523) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - APR 16, 2016
Copper red Lacy beige head; aroma us hoppy; flava is hops blended with malt some caramel notes; feels medium foamy; finishes dry bitter grainy

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
N3lson1 (898) - Long Valley, New Jersey, USA - APR 8, 2016
Drank at ACBF, pours a nice clear golden color, no noticeable aroma to speak of. A good brew threw and threw

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
BeerdedDave (1233) - - MAR 28, 2016
copper color; hops and bready, toasted malt; nothing really exciting about it, a boring, bland, mediocre pale ale

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TXBadger (2421) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 15, 2016
Pours a clear coppery darker golden color with off-white head. Floral notes, citrus, and a little malt on the nose; follows onto the palate. Medium bodied. Finishes with more floral hop tones, but not to be outdone by a balancing malty backbone.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Finhead (1561) - OFallon, Illinois, USA - FEB 24, 2016
Clear, copper-amber pour with a white head. The aroma has salty pretzel along with floral hops. It has a medium body with crisp texture and lively carbonation. The taste is bitter with a dry finish.


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