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Our Copperhead Ale is a copper colored German-style Altbier, with a light, malty sweetness and a pronounced hop flavor. Alt is the German word for old, referring to the older style of ale brewing. Altbier is Germany’s pale ale. Copperhead Ale is top-fermented, making it an ale and it has a medium body. It has hints of maltiness and hoppiness in its aroma, with a definite hop flavor and a medium hop bitterness. Altbier is predominately brewed in the northern part of Germany, especially Dusseldorf and gets its "sweet roast" flavor and copper color from caramunich malts.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rune (9064) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAY 19, 2015
355ml bottle, 5 % abv, beer gift from Skinnyviking. Apricot coloured body, slightly hazy. Stable, tiny white head. Smell of dried fruits and toffee. Malt-fruity taste including caramel, bread, nuts, and herbal hops. Mid-dried fruity tail. Fair enough (shared with Finn at his place, Tromsø 12.05.2015).

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Scotbrew (7) - - MAY 15, 2015 does not count
Not much going on the nose, some floral aroma. Taste is initially sweet, with some malt character in the background. Metallic and bitter aftertaste. Rather watery, not much to recommend going on here.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
huineman (263) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAY 10, 2015
Pours copper amber, ivory head. Aroma is peach, iron, bread. Fresh, watery, just slightly bitter. Long finish.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ed5388 (2481) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - APR 26, 2015
12oz bottle from Pizz5116. Pours a clear golden copper color with a finger of foamy off white head. Aroma of Amber malts, wet dog, and hints of earth and nuts. Taste of toasted Amber malts, earthy bitterness, yeast, metallic, and some sour lemon zest in the finish.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nihtila (1467) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 23, 2015
Bottle at Meadows. Nose is sweet malts, caramel. Taste is grainy, weird malty, fudge.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Borup (7135) - Albertslund, DENMARK - MAR 14, 2015
35,5 cl. bottle. Clear amber colour with an off-white head. Aroma and flavour of caramel, hops, fruit, malt and bread.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mabuzzer (243) - SCOTLAND - MAR 13, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours copper coloured with a quickly disappearing white head. Sweet, malty aroma. Taste is caramel, fudge even with slight vanilla softness and a little bitterness

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Jrwhitney6 (356) - - FEB 10, 2015
Beer of month club. Pours an ice tea color with thin film. Nose is a malt bomb. Taste starts out ok - some caramel - but then ends with some funkiness (best described as bad bitterness from hops, I guess). Not that good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
TomTron (420) - Aiken, South Carolina, USA - JAN 26, 2015
Clear copper pour with not much head. Bready malts and some flowery hops in the nose. Taste falls flat. Not much going on, just some stale malts and a funky finish that isn’t much of a good thing. I’ve had much better.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
RedSox2004 (1410) - Pacific Palisades, California, USA - JAN 25, 2015
Slightly hazy amber/red colour with a dense one-finger white head. Aromas of toffee, bread and some toasted malt. Toffee malt sweetness up front with dried fruits, brown sugar and earthiness. Medium body, gentle carbonation, sticky mouthfeel and a lingering sweetness.


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