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RATINGS: 245   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.82   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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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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2.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
k9coug (101) - USA - FEB 16, 2013
Came from Beer of the Month (or something like). Opportunity to try beer from the east. The west rules, excepting Dogfish Head of course. This beer was thin with little hoppiness. Nice red tint and pleasant caramel (although subtle) aroma.


2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
AdiBeer (927) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 25, 2014
Aroma: iron, light notes of malt, but the iron really dominates. Appearance: hazy amber, big frothy white head. Taste: light bitter. Palate: malty notes, bread, cereals, grain, light sweets, yet the bitters are more dominant, lively carbonation. Overall: OK Amber Ale, fails to play in the top league. Bottle from OddBins, Pimlico.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jorn69 (866) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - JUL 24, 2014
@ Havregatan. Bottle (355 ml) from Kihoskh, Copenhagen. Fruity, malty and caramely, sweet, raisins, medium body with an oily texture. The finish is dry and sweet with notes of raisins.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Camons (5653) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JUL 19, 2014
Draught @ Cockney Pub. Århus. Pours amber with a small fading white head. Aroma of light malt, grain, caramel, little grass. Flavor is rather weak with some malt, caramel, little grassy hops. Thin to medium body, soft carbonation. 180714

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Burgers (281) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 2, 2014
Hateful stuff. Reasonable colour. Flat as a pancake. Nothing on the nose. Nothing on the tongue.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (1711) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 11, 2014
Keg at Jake’s place. Pours copper, dry, malty, bitter, light toffee, a little thin.

2.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
MissPxx (303) - - JUN 11, 2014
More fizzy than flavoursome. Great reddish amber colour. Very mild aroma slightly cloudy. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hershiser2 (1208) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - MAY 28, 2014
On tap at Ram’s Head, Annapolis on 5/25/14. Pours coppery, no head. Sweet malty aroma with some leaves and grasses thrown in. Taste is slightly eggy - not in a bad way (eggs and beer - yuck! - but no... it’s OK). Also has some copper, leaves, and grass in the mouth, Slightly floral.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
troyc (2422) - Illinois, USA - MAY 2, 2014
[Bottle] Darker amber color with very little head or lacing. Nose is of sweet caramel and some nuttiness. Taste is mostly caramel and grains, with little hoppiness to balance it out. Sweet finish. Thin mouthfeel. Not much happening here. Tasting notes from 12/2011.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
1guywith_aboat (216) - phenix city, Alabama, USA - MAR 21, 2014
Aroma is sweet caramel malt all the way. Pours amber with a white head. Flavor is a hearty dose of caramel malts. Mildly thin body, average carbonation. Middle of the road amber. Good though. Would be a great sessionable yard work beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
woodychevy (345) - - MAR 12, 2014
Pours a nice copper color and seemed to have promise. That is where the positives end. Taste was pretty flat and leaning towards and malty sweetness that can be overpowering. Just not much to it. Not much in the way of hops or finish. Would not want any more than 2 oz tasting.


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