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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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
HighlanderOne (1047) - Bergen County, New Jersey, USA - JUL 1, 2005
UPDATED: FEB 8, 2014 Re-rate. Still has nice malty aroma and good lookin copper color. Citrus hops and malt in flavor. Sour grape notes as well, which really brings this down. Earth and yeast in aftertaste. Drinkable, but could be (and was) better.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Drew (2411) - Kent, Ohio, USA - JUN 20, 2005
Red copper color, generous head, some lace. Aroma is sweet malt. Nutty toffee sweet taste with a moderately hoppy finish. Nothing but an easy to drink beer - great with pizza. (found at Circle Liqours, NJ)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tsarman (794) - Northern, New Jersey, USA - JUN 4, 2005
A decent ale. Very light colored. Tried at the Wine Source in Baltimore. A good session beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thehinge (279) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - MAY 20, 2005
Pours an reddish brown color....a little bit of carbonation, small white head with some lacing. Aroma is merely straw/grassy. Not a lot of taste though...just a little malty....not much else. Fordham is not a macro....expect a little better from a micro.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PWalk (337) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 16, 2005
Malt throughout the beer from aroma to finish. Light and refreshing. I would buy a six pack.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jon112981 (327) - Bristow, Virginia, USA - MAY 8, 2005
Tap. Nice copper color with a very thin white head. A very light and clean taste. Malty with very little hop presence.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mkobes (2142) - paramus, New Jersey, USA - APR 1, 2005
12 oz bottle. Golden and clear in color with a thin head. Hoppy and malty. Citrus hops. Clean tasting. Malty flavor with a gentle hop flavor. Subtle malt character. Ok beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MaiBockAddict (1497) - Good Beer Bar Deprived, New Jersey, USA - MAR 31, 2005
12 oz bottle. Golden, clear, thin white head. Alt? Reminds me more of Bass Ale. Malty slightly carmel aroma with some fruitiness. Malty flavor with gentle hoppiness. Perhaps even noble hops. Not a bad drinking beer, and no flaws, but a little boring.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RAYBOY01 (2012) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 21, 2005
Got this in my Beer of the Month Club shipment...and enjoyed it very much. I love the roasted malt color, aroma, and flavors. This is a good candidate for an everyday beer.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Eyedrinkale (3213) - Astoria, New York, USA - NOV 10, 2004
Clear copper color with a fluffy head that dissapeared pretty quickly, leaving behind nice lacing all around. Malty aroma with esters and dust. Taste is sweet caramel and roasted malts and some buscuits flavor. The taste is also dusty with some butterscotch. Im no fan of Altbiers and this cannot be a good one.

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