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

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RATINGS: 1238   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01/5   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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.


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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mithe (1457) - Opava & Brno, - JAN 26, 2013
(Bottle 0,375l) Light sweet aroma. Cloudy orange color. Medium white head. Light sweet, light bitter, light herbal taste. Fizzy. Light dry finish.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ferrinche (72) - Santiago de Compostela, SPAIN - JUL 20, 2016
Es una Ale correcta, aunque le falta algo de carácter, no acaba de entrar del todo bien, y la experiencia queda un poco amargada por dejar un regusto un tanto artificial.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cristobal37 (732) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUL 17, 2016
UPDATED: JUL 17, 2016 Noticed some sediment butt at the bottom and opted not to pour that in. Even still a bit hazy from the bottle conditioning. Mmm a nice fruity ale that reminds me of the hand pumped ales in London. Dry finish with pears really tasty. Wonderful old school British ale. Really enjoyable.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ordybill (1301) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - JUL 16, 2016
Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass at the World of Beer in Pooler, GA. The appearance is a cloudy orange color with a medium sized white head. The aroma is malt and a lot fruit. An outstanding beer

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Tjeerd (113) - GERMANY - JUN 14, 2016
A blond ale without foam? Is it blond or what is that colour? And what is that smell? But then again it has a good bite and a quite ok aftertaste. All in all a very drinkable beer, also outside of Australia.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beeebon (398) - Cornwall, ENGLAND - JUN 4, 2016
Pours light hazy copper with minimal to no head. Aroma strong malt and lemon zest, quite nice. Taste is medium sweet and mild bitter, quite clean tasting. A tad watery in the mouth and noticable carbonation. Overall pretty good.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
seymour (1847) - Maplewood, Missouri, USA - JUN 2, 2016
Poured from bottle into a Spieglau IPA glass, it poure a hazy light golden orange colour with weak white foam, no lace. This is a very old bottle, but the only one I have to rate. I hope to someday re-rate a fresh pint. Grainy, earthy, woodsy, apricots, black pepper, banana.Hint of dextrine malt sweetness. Minty aftertaste, with an intersting lemon zest, lemongrass essence. Medium body, intensely spritzy carbonation, drier than expected finish. Great live bottle-conditioned characteristics. Some leathery oxidation, which adds an interesting complexity, but I doubt it’s an intended flavour at prime condition. Good not great, but it’s still easy to see why this is such a popular thirst quencher in the Australian climate.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Patrickctenchi (5855) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - JUN 1, 2016
Bottle: Slightly hazy amber, with a short, light beige head. Soft fruit, bread aroma. Taste is sweet, caramel malt, yeast.... Just OK......a little doughy.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
LazyPyro (479) - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 16, 2016
375ml bottle. Cloudy pale orange colour with a lot of yeast sediment floating around which eventually settles, small white head. Aroma is malty and citrus fruit, lemon or orange, yeast, floral. Flavour is malty, citrus fruit, floral, bittersweet but the finish is mostly bitter hops and some lemon. Well carbonated. Refreshing but not sure it’s one I’d want regularly.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
redders1974 (845) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - MAY 14, 2016
Appearance of homebrew tastes ok though alcohol noticable malts hops all present in equal quantities.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
StevieT (1488) - AUSTRALIA - MAY 13, 2016
From a bottle. A well made decent beer, nothing flash, just a solid drink. Nice malt aroma, smooth and mild bitter finish.


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