Brewed by Coopers Brewery
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Regency Park, South Australia, Australia


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RATINGS: 1211   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
Coopers Sparkling Ale is brewed naturally by the centuries-old top fermentation method just as it was in the beginning by Thomas Cooper. This beer displays a solid head and a distinctive, full-bodied flavour enhanced by a soft, fruity character and the sediment which gives it a cloudy appearance.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
wildchefbill (245) - Sarasota, Florida, USA - DEC 28, 2003
A very basic, uninspired ale. Average in every way. Nothing bad, but nothing to make me drink again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
madsberg (10888) - Søborg, DENMARK - DEC 26, 2003
Bottled: Light golden coloured. Unclear. No head. Malty nose. Some fruits. Malty and sweet flavour. Smooth mouthfeel. Light pleasant bitterness in the end. Bland beer. Nothing to remember.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Gromit (479) - Port Orchard, Washington, USA - DEC 24, 2003
After trying one of their extract kits, their pale ale, and now this, I'm thinking I just don't like this brewery. Maybe if I tried a completely different style, if they have one, it could change my mind. Everything seems to have the same yeasty taste that reminds me of the really bad IPA kit of theirs I tried. I'm not going to go through too much detail, but I will say that while I don't mind sedement in my beer, and I usually like it, this had chunks. Also, the head was non-existant and there was no lace at all. Tastes okay; a little hops, some citrus hints as well as some grain, but nothing special at all. And I can't get past the yeast taste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
antisnobJP (275) - St. Michael, Minnesota, USA - DEC 22, 2003
Bottle. English pint glass. Pale amber, cloudy beer. Not much head but plenty of carbonation. Refreshing in the mouth, thin and bubbly with some fruitiness and a different sweet/sour battle going on. Aftertaste is minimal, keeps you drinking it to remember the taste. Would be a good summer refresher and does not give a clue to its 5.8abv. Wish there was a date on the bottles to let you know how old they are. Also, tastes better when poured with the sediment.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BückDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - DEC 21, 2003
Light citrus nose. pale gold color with light lacing and not much head. The flavor is pretty mild, lightly bitter but overall a bit starchy it seems. When you pour in the sediment, it really transforms into a pretty decent little beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Brian (145) - Ontario, CANADA - DEC 18, 2003
Lots of carbonation which detracts from the appearance and slightly so from the palate but overall a nice fruity mixture that hides the alcohol well. Easy to drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dredd (739) - Bentleigh, AUSTRALIA - DEC 18, 2003
this is a real gem of an ale, nice yeasty fruity aroma. This has a well balanced flavour with a really nice fruitiness and balance of bitterness and maltiness. This is proof that Australia can make a great beer consistently without having to be too "fancy". Other beers come and go, but this is a beer that is definately a stayer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Trogdor (196) - Cairns, AUSTRALIA - DEC 14, 2003
well bittered, cloudy appearance if poured with the sediment sparkling pale amber if not, very tasty and easy to drink, good session beer. go and get a carton, if it's too bitter try the more mellow pale ale.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
harlequinn (2744) - Tacoma, Washington, USA - DEC 4, 2003
Extremely easy to drink, that is about all I can say about this. Cloudy and musty appearance, with little to no aroma.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
KBeer (117) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 30, 2003
A wonderful, easy to drink ale. It is a nice orageish-amber color that is rather cloudy. The head is rather small but fragrant. This is a perfect beer for a nice summer day in WA.

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