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

bottled
common

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common

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RATINGS: 1138   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


ampp's rating

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ampp (155) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - MAY 8, 2009
A nice crisp ale with a citrus and malt balance. There is evident carbonation. This beer is easy to drink and enjoyable with a good steak. I will try it again in the future.


2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
momordgz (79) - - AUG 28, 2014
Hazy dark yellow colour with thin white head. Not really tasty, some citrous and dry ending. Easy to drink but not really interesting.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Cimbasso (64) - - AUG 24, 2014
Hazy golden colour with yeasty sediment and a white head. The aroma is fruity and spicy. The taste is fruity - bitter orange marmalade and apple - with a harsh hoppiness which quickly fades in the mouth. Not very full in the mouth but quite refreshing. At least it is better than Foster’s. Reminds me slightly of the bottle-fermented Worthington White Shields that we used to drink in the 1970’s.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
doomy86 (16) - - AUG 19, 2014
Yeasty, caramel aroma, lightly sweet, amber color, white head, bottle conditioned beer

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 12/20
Alengrin (1297) - BELGIUM - AUG 4, 2014
The best known Australian beer I guess, with yellowish white, moussy foam and misty, deep golden blonde colour. Rather weak aroma, grassy hops, pear, banana, also a bit lightstruck. Light malty taste, on the dry side, metallic like their Original Pale Ale, finishing hoppier than the latter but still rather thin and at times even a bit watery.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Grima (2089) - Saarburg, Rhineland-Palatinate, GERMANY - JUL 29, 2014
Bottle from a drinking market in Werl, Northrhine-Westphalia, Germany!
Pours strong golden yellow with tiny head. Smells malty sweet. Starts bitter malty, slight bready, metallic. Goes into a bready-malty, fruity-fermented finish.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
oops (208) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 24, 2014
Pour hazy orange with a lot of white head. Malty, fruity aroma. Little bit sour taste. Nice beer for a warm day.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GBZ59 (1116) - BARCELONA (Catalonia), SPAIN - JUL 21, 2014
Botella de 375ml. Vaso de Pinta. Color cobre claro con espuma blanca y una corona amplia con bastante Buena retención. Aromas de malta cristal y caramelo, herbales, de galleta, manzana madura y azúcar de caña con leves olores sulfurosos. Entrada malteada y dulce. Cuerpo medio y carbonatación moderadamente alta. Divertido cosquilleo y paladar reseco. Leves notas metálica y agradable “calorcillo” en el final dulce. El prolongado retrogusto muestra notas herbales y deja sensación de sequedad. Comentario: Apariencia cristalina que se torna velada cuando se vierten los sedimentos en suspensión. 375ml bottle. Pint glass. Light copper color. White froth, wide & quite lasting crown. Crystal & caramel malt, herbal, biscuit, ripe apple, & cane sugar aromas with slight sulfur odors. Malty & sweet upfront. Medium body. Moderately high carbonation. Funny sparkling & dried mouthfeel. Light metallic notes & kind heat into a sweet finish. Long aftertaste shows herbal notes & leaves a dried sensation. Comment: Clear appearance turns chill haze when poured floating sediments.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
boozedude (1747) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - JUL 16, 2014
Bottle from hyvee.. clear until it gets poured then Tons of sedimwnt..big chunks..s hunky funky aroma with weird taste...not offensive just not my cup of tea

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kingstoni (1498) - FINLAND - JUL 12, 2014
Bottle. Hazy deep golden color with a thick frothy white head. Aroma of mango and malt. Mostly sweet, fruity taste with some bitterness. Medium thin body.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
suurjuust (1031) - ESTONIA - JUL 11, 2014
Murky gold, white head. Nose is sweetness, dust, corn, pungent apple Flavor is starch, apples, grainy malt. Messy finish with nondescript bitterness and watery tones. Fizzy and weirdly oily mouthfeel.


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