RateBeer
overall
86
91
style
Brewed by Coopers Brewery
Style: English Strong Ale
Regency Park, South Australia, Australia

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 703   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned.
Brewed with choice malts and an extended top fermentation. This naturally conditioned ale experiences interactions between the robust malt, hop and yeast characteristics, to exhibit an intriguing journey of flavour development over a period of five years when stored under cellar conditions.


sic1314's rating

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sic1314 (3464) - Leiden, - DEC 1, 2012
Poured golden with a thick, frothy off white head. Aroma of sweet malt and honeyed dark fruits. Moderate mouthfeel, flavour of sweet caramel malt and citrus hops. Slight dry, bitter aftertaste.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RafeAU (153) - Kingston, AUSTRALIA - OCT 3, 2014
to me, the best coopers beer (extra stout is 2nd). alcohol warmth, nice malt flavours, subtly sweet. I don’t usually like english style beers but I enjoyed this.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
vinhol (281) - AUSTRALIA - SEP 26, 2014
2014 vintage malty aroma dark amber with thick off white head taste is almost vanilla with slightly hoppy finish

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
monoroc (39) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - SEP 17, 2014
Pours copper to brown color with a medium head. Aroma is yeast, cake / bread and a bit floral and citrus. Tasting caramel, dark malt, cola, slightly acidic with a smooth, sweet and slightly bitter finish. Solid malt body and low carbonation. Very nice ale and perfect for a hearty meat dish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
McNeillR (1240) - SCOTLAND - SEP 12, 2014
Vintage 2007

Burnt golden, thin border of a head. Sweet, surprisingly cinnamon vibrant malt chuck. Suprising carbonation for the age, keeps a sticky sweetness at bay a wee bit and a brassy tinny bitterness. Warming sweetness throughout, a real good kick for the ABV and bonus points it was on a Tesco shelf too regularly. Held up purdy well. Sits nice and sweetly on the finish.

Bottle from the Garvie Cave, Beers Of My Youth Tasting

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
allmyvinyl (3610) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 12, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. 2007 vintage. Pours copper brown with a thin white head. Aromas of fruit cake, orange. Taste is sweet, cakey, dried fruit. Prickly carbonation. Ok.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (2838) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 12, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours amber, nose is oxidised, caramel, taste is dry, toffee, cardboard.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
KeefOz (939) - Tarragindi, AUSTRALIA - SEP 12, 2014
Best After 24/05/14. (2014 Vintage). Poured a murky brown colour with a few white bubbles for a head plus a few yeast particles as expected. Lacing nil. Carbonation moderate and fine. Aroma very subtle, virtually nothing. Taste slightly sweet followed by slight bitterness; alcohol well hidden. Light body. Average.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ngejo (318) - Jakarta, INDONESIA - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle. Cloudy, orange, minimal head, tan foam, medium bitterness, medium sweetness, medium body, soft carbonation, oily feel, & long finish.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
langeveld12 (238) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 20, 2014
Head is frothy, off-white and mostly diminishing. Body is hazy amber with sparkles. Aroma contains cookie, molasses, herbs, citrus fruits, grape, raisin, apple, licorice, cola and spices. Flavor is light acidic, then light acidic and light sweet, followed by light acidic, light sweet and bitter and finishing in bitter. Body is medium to full with creamy texture and soft carbonation. Enjoyable, not spectacular.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
StevieT (638) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 11, 2014
From a bottle. Pours a hazy dark amber with a lasting thin head, mild aroma, crisp finish with a lingering bitterness. Pretty good.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 » 71


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50