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RATINGS: 63   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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Medium bodied and lightly hopped, this Oktoberfest-style ale is brewed in tribute to the Red Jacket Mine of what is now Calumet and to the glory days of the copper industry in the Keweenaw Peninsula.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
johnnyoski (445) - Macomb, Michigan, USA - MAY 2, 2013
12oz can. Dark copper color with an average off white head. Sweet malt and caramel aroma. Toasted malt and nut flavor turns sweeter with a caramel finish. Dry texture with average carbonation. Nothing stands out but nothing wrong with it either.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bpar73 (652) - Bellaire, Michigan, USA - APR 13, 2013
Draft. Reddish golden pour with a medium sized off-white head. Malty and a bit sweet with notes of nuts, bread and hints of citrus. Nothing spectacular but very drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
mnmike (1066) - Minnesota, USA - APR 5, 2013
Straight from the can. Watery taste but stronger on the hops. Balanced all around.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
JCB (3999) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAR 10, 2013
Thanks, Steve! Gushy pour from the can, difficult to contain. Bad label, like hipsters reclaiming the proletarian ethos from an earlier era but no irony (thankful in one sense, depressing in another). Decent enough appearance once the brew settles down, but the aroma is tart and vegetal in a way that suggests the roil was courtesy of an infection. Chewy and sweet malts in there, but this one’s a bit fucked.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
umich03jm (2700) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - FEB 17, 2013
Can. Pours a clear golden orange color with a small foamy head that lingers a bit. Aromas are caramel malt and grassy hops. Taste is decent. Malt and hops balance nicely. Finish is a tad metallic and stale though. Overall not bad. I like everything but the finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BVery (7877) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - JAN 6, 2013
Can. Clear reddish orange pour with a small spotty head. Dusty caramel and some unbalanced hops - not a great beer but it’s okay.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Headbanger (3514) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - NOV 28, 2012
16oz draft 11/23/12 (Maloneys SSM)-Poured a cloudy amber with a small off white head. Aroma of malt, caramel, and toffee. Taste of the same. This medium bodied brew was well balanced and was unexpectedly not too bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BrownALEx (336) - Portland, Michigan, USA - NOV 12, 2012
Pours a cloudy redish orange. Nice creamy head that vanishes rather quickly. Small lacings spread out sporadically around the glass. Taste is like other Keweenaw beers, weak and watery, no oomph. Palate is on the light side. Overall I’m glad I tried it but will probably not seek again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dekester1 (339) - Neenah, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 9, 2012
Poured a nice red-amber color with a decent fine foam head that maintained its lacing throughout. Aroma was bit interesting - a fruity malt. Taste was decent with caramel malt predominating a nutty light hop finish. Palate was decent. Overall, not a bad amber.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
carlb (107) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - OCT 22, 2012
Pours a brilliant, copper-brown. Two-inch head forms with rougher texture (larger bubbles) than expected. The off-white-to-tan head settles quickly to a 1/4 inch leaving some Belgian lace behind. The nose has notes of bread and malt without any evident hop. Hints of dried fruit (raisins?) and caraway reminiscent of Irish soda bread. Medium-to-light body. Sweet. Singular malt notes on the palate. Highly drinkable and thirst quenching. Straight forward. Modest carbonation.

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