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Copper Kettle The Dreaded Brit

Copper Kettle The Dreaded Brit
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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 3.31/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
An extra special bitter or ESB, with a darker hue than a British best bitter but with a more assertive body. The marris otter malt, or English 2 row, tends to be more pronounced, often tasting toasty or bready. Despite "bitter" being in the name, extra special bitters are balanced well between malt and hop flavors.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ratman197 (13426) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - DEC 4, 2015
On tap at Hops and Pie poured a clear reddish amber with a small lasting amber head. Aromas of caramel, earthiness and a hint of fruitiness. Palate was light bodied and smooth. Flavors of cara!el, earthiness and a hint of fruitiness with a smooth lingering earthy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Experiment_Ale (1096) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 30, 2014
At Copper Kettle Brewery with Stephen. Pours brown dark bronze with layer of grey head. Aroma is nutty, caramel, raw malt. Taste is interesting caramel, malty, dirt and hay.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Steve_0 (3745) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 30, 2014
On tap at the brewery. Pour is clear amber with a big cream-colored head and great lacing. Husky, doughy, bready, light grass, somewhat floral, and grainy aroma. Taste is rye bread, sourdough, honey, lightly floral, biscuity, and crackery malt. Full body with soft carbonation. Not a bad bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Concealer (1192) - Denver, Colorado, USA - FEB 16, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 23, 2013 Nitro tap. Opaque light brown with a frothy beige head. Aromas of caramel, molasses, toasted malt, and light fruit notes. Flavor is the same but with some chocolate at the end. Medium bodied, smooth and sweet.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerandBlues2 (12195) - Escondido, California, USA - FEB 12, 2013
Tap. Pours clear amber with a small, frothy white head, medium retention with light lacing. Aroma is light fruity esters, earthy and spicy hops with cracker and biscuit malt. Flavor is malt forward with medium hops and bitterness, fruity esters and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
arrogantb (1402) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 17, 2012
On cask at Copper Kettle. Ruby red color, short creamy head, kind of hazy but hard to tell in the lighting. Smells fruity and malty. Taste was a nice caramel with a hint of fruit but not too bitter at all. Very nice for the style and the creamy mouthfeel is what probably sealed the deal for me. Would order this again easily. Serving type: cask Reviewed on: 03-08-2012 02:02:35

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
drjay44 (3437) - Salida, Colorado, USA - JUL 13, 2012
Sampler at the brewery. Pours a thin off white head, over a clear amber (SRM 8) body.....nose is cereal , malts with light toffee/caramel.......taste is light toffee/caramel, bitter hops....mouth feel medium, carbonation high. Meeting the style, this is not quite as complex as hoped for, but an easy drinker, with nicely balanced aromas and flavors. BJCP 7/3/12/4/7

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
arminjewell (9262) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - APR 1, 2012
Pour on tap at the brewery is clear orange with white head, aroma brought notes of slight caramel and grassy notes, slight spice as well with maybe a touch of crackery malts. Taste is fairly simple and a bit weak, hints of biscuit and cracker malts with a hint of richer sugars of caramel and toffee, slight grass and spice notes finish slightly bitter but more on the sweet side.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
adnielsen (10490) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAR 2, 2012
Tap @ CK. Hazy, dark orange appearance with an off white head. Mild toasty malty, caramel, straw aroma. Fairly sweet, toffee/caramel, light fruity flavor. Pretty sweet but not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
onceblind (7496) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 1, 2012
Murky dark orange, almost like a dark honey, with a very laceful head that recedes into a fine cap. Nice toasty bready aroma with tones of toffee and earthy cereal grains, a touch of caramel and a light noble hop essence. Flavor is very British malty, with earthy toasty notes, a fair bit of toffee, a touch of roasted caramalt, but finishes kinda drying with a dusty grassy hop bitterness. Quite balanced, but is a little too sharp on the front palate, not malty smooth enough all the way through.

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