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Copper Kettle Copper Mezzina Ale

Copper Kettle Copper Mezzina Ale
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RATINGS: 8   MEAN: 3.59/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   IBU: 33   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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A rich copper colored pale ale brewed with plenty of aromatic Cascade hops. Bright and citrusy hop flavor with subdued bitterness. A thirst quenching staple of Copper Kettle’s ale lineup.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
arrogantb (1402) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 10, 2012
On tap at Copper Kettle. Copper color with a decent head, some lace. Smells a little like citrus, clean. The taste is a nice pale ale, hoppy, bright (as advertised), not too bitter, very easy to drink. Apparently this uses cascade hops exclusively and its a really solid pale ale. I think this was the best beer I had there and the most likely candidate for me to get a growler fill of. Serving type: on-tap Reviewed on: 06-02-2011 02:22:51

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sonnycheeba (3470) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUN 3, 2012
Tap. Pours clear gold with average, fizzy white head; short retention and good lacing. Aroma is caramel and cereal malt, orange, floral hops, candy sugar, pears, and green apple. Flavor is sweet malt forward with good supporting fruit esters and fain hops; semi-sweet finish. Medium body, low carbonation, and low warmth.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ratman197 (9664) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUN 3, 2012
On tap t Copper Kettle poured a clear orange amber with a small lingering amber head. Aromaof carmel, fruittiness and light yeast. Palate was light bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of carmel, yeast and light fruitiness with a smooth dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (9588) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - JUN 1, 2012
Tap. Pours clear amber with a medium, creamy off-white head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is herbal, pine and floral hops, tropical fruity esters and biscuit malt. Flavor is malt forward, medium hops and bitterness with fruity esters and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
arminjewell (6156) - Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA - MAY 18, 2012
Pour on tap at the brewery, hazy orange pour with white head, aroma brought notes of nice grass and grapefruit, hints of lemon zest, touch of cracker and biscuity malts, some slight sweet honey in there. Taste was a mix of slight grass, pine, hints of citrus, plenty of biscuit and bready malts, touch of earth finishing fairly bitter, clean.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
onceblind (4014) - Denver, Colorado, USA - SEP 6, 2011
Hazy orange gold, with a thin dissipating head. Beautiful aroma of floral hops, a little pine, and some subtle spice I cant identify. A little caramel as well. Taste was big for such a medium body. Crisp and smooth, and delectably sweet for a hoppy beer. Hops are flavoring, not bittering in this brew, thoughthere is plenty of bitterness to balance. Nice floral hops, mild toffee, mild caramel, more hops, but it’s balanced with sweetness more on the forefront. Beautiful. Drinkable, clean, big flavor, balanced, everything an American Craft Beer needs to be. I might be in love.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
notalush (4824) - Denver, Colorado, USA - APR 22, 2011
Tap at the brewery - cloudy copper - a bit under carbonated, and as a result, has a bit of a flabby body and watery texture - their alt had the same issue - a smack of citrus hits the palate first, followed by some bready malt - moderate acidity, but fairly subdued bitterness, considering how much hop flavor their is - a hint of sweetness through the middle - good, but a touch more bitterness would be nice to cover up that acidity.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
adnielsen (8970) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - APR 22, 2011
On tap @ Copper Kettle Denver. Orange appearance with a white head. Pretty pale malty nose with some citrus fruit hints from the mild to medium hoppiness. I think this is a touch undercarbonated (like the altbier). Great pale malty, full body with a medium orange citrusy hoppiness. Mild citrus hoppy aftertaste. In a world full of overly hopped IPAs, it’s nice to have a milder APA like this.


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