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RATINGS: 221   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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Copper Cone Pale Ale is a special offering, aroma rich, pale ale that may vary the hops, malts and even sometime the yeast used. Typically this beer is an “over the top” Pale Ale with a deep copper color and loads of dry hopping going into each batch. The fresh hop aroma of this beer makes it a stand out. Stronger in alcohol and body than CAPT’N CROMPTON’S PALE ALE and appeals to beer aficionados.

Release #1 6.9% ABV
Release #2 6.3% ABV
Release #3 6.7% ABV
Release #5 6.4% ABV
Release #6 6.7% ABV
Release #7 6.1% ABV
Release #8 6.8% ABV
Release #11 6.7% ABV
Release #12 6.8% ABV


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bov (9810) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - NOV 18, 2012
from Erzbierschof - clear reddish-amber beer with a moderate foam left; fairly grassy aroma with notes of caramel in the background; a good malt backbone, a bit sticky and fairly tasty; some sweetness; a late well-present bitterness; light residual sweetness; long lasting bitter hoppy finish with more dominant grassy tones and hints of red fruits marmalade - very good

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Marsiblursi (3028) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 5, 2012
(Bottle) Pours hazy copper red to brown with a creamy, sand coloured head. The aroma holds floral/orange-like hops and robust cookie-like malt up front with undertones of candy like fruitiness, grainy bread, back tea, fudgy/doughy caramel and dried herbs. The flavor is light to medium sweet , near medium bitter and robust/medium deep malt and floral/friendly hops. The mouthfeel is round, creamy and soft with a near medium carbonation. Orange, light resinous wood and deep toasted malt. Medium bodied.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
_angst_ (3067) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 5, 2012
Bomber bought @ Bierkompass.de. Pours hazy goldenish amber with a frothy brownish golden head that slowly dissipates while leaving lots of thick lacing on the glass. Smell is slightly sweet, fruity, malty and hoppy with sweet bread, pine, resinous wood, orange peal, grapefruit juice, marmalade, alcohol, caramel, pineapple, apricots and mango. Taste is sweet and bitter with sweet dark bread, grapefruit rinds, orange peal, freshly cut grass, pine, resinous wood, lemon peal, peaches, pineapple, marmalade, alcohol, caramel and fired apricots. Mouthfeel is soft, round and medium bodied. Finish is tiny sweet and bitter with bread, grapefruit juice, orange peal, grass, pine, lemon peal and hints of caramel. Not the pale ale I’d prefer but still pretty tasty.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
stravale (2280) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - OCT 30, 2012
Bottle at Craig’s 271012
Amber orange, hazy, big frothy white head, nice lacing
Aroma of citrus hops, lemon and orange hops, fresh citrus
Taste - citrus hops, orange / lemon hop flavour, nice soft caramel malts, touch of toffee, good malt hop balance
Palate - medium carb, oily texture. Finish as main flavour, slightly dry, nice zesty hop finish
Overall - Great pale ale

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (15177) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 27, 2012
bottle at home ... copper ... thin white head ... zezty dry toffee hop nose... soft malt back bone ... big bright hop ... zezty ...soft fruits ...

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 27, 2012
In bottle thanks Craig. Pours a dark golden colour with a fair beige head. Aroma of pine, pineapple, caramel, toffee and alcohol. Similar flavours with mild carbonation and an oily mouth-feel. Alcohol is well balanced. Mildly bitter with a dry finish. Lovely.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (6530) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 27, 2012
65 cl bottle. Release 30 (6.6%). Brewed on 26.05.2012. Packaged 19.06.2012.
Pours hazy dark mahogany color with a medium-sized head. Aroma of rose hip, sweetish fruits, some caramel malts, hops and mild grass. Flavor of oily hops, fruits, some caramel, goose berries, hay and some rose hip. Slick mildly bitter palate. Decent.
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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
laiti (5980) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 27, 2012
65 cl bottle @ home. Release #30: brewed 26.05.2012, 6,6%
Aroma is hoppy with fruits, resin, pine needles and some caramel. Flavour has lots of resin, some fruits, caramel. Nice hops, but a bit too sticky and stuffy.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tiong (4018) - Espoo, FINLAND - OCT 27, 2012
650ml bottle

Release #30, bottled 19.6.2012 - Pours dark orange with a small head. Aroma of grassy hops, pine needles, citrus and fruits. Taste has a lot of grassy and floral hops, pine, citrus, malts and caramel. Finish is hoppy with notes of biscuity malts and mild sweetness. Okay, quite malty and grassy pale ale.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lusikka (6572) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 27, 2012
650 ml bottle.
Pours a deep copper amber colour with a white head. Aroma of floral hops, rosebud and sweet pineapple. Flavour of rich floral hops, pineapple, grass, malts, pine and some biscuity notes. Medium bodied, slick mouthfeel and a bitter, slightly dry finish with sweet pineapple notes. Good stuff.


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