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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 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
illinismitty (2270) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUN 3, 2010
Can purchase at Eastman Party Store in Midland MI. Pours a copper amber with a dissipating rocky light beige head. Very faint aroma of sweet bready German malts. Light bodied approaching medium with average carbonation. Flavor of munich malts, dough, and a hint of noble hops. Basically, this tastes like an average Marzen that has been watered down.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Drake (10406) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - MAR 18, 2010
12 ounce can from a friend. Pours a very slightly hazy copper color with a large creamy, frothy head. Good head retention and lacing. Aroma of caramel with faint, herbal hops. Taste is caramel, berries and a bitter hoppy finish. Medium bodied. Looks good, but fairly bland.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
smooch (238) - Sylvania, Ohio, USA - FEB 5, 2010
This is an amber without much of a backbone. Very little flavor although it looks pretty good. Mouthfeel is nothing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
pkbites (711) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 23, 2009
Better than other Keweenaw offerings. Lovely cloudy reddish/amber hued pour with creamy beige head. Grapefruit and bread aroma. Roasted caramel on the palate. What subtracts from this is the watery finish and lack of hops.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
RAYBOY01 (2012) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 16, 2009
Amber pour with off-white head. Light grain nose and hint of citrusy hops. Flavors are sweet, lightly roasted grain, anf very light citrus hops, touches of cardboard and hints of the metallic can.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
twindadplus2 (627) - Wisconsin, USA - SEP 1, 2009
Slightly reddish amber color with a small tight light-brown head. Very light aroma of malt and crisp hops. Doughy malt flavor with a tart citrus background. Medium bodied with a slightly watery palate and a nice malty finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SrSilliGose (3309) - pouring bus, New Brunswick, CANADA - AUG 20, 2009
A good lookin beer. Light crisp grapefruity hops. A great session beer. Not much to it. But crisp refreshing and looks tight

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
skoll (420) - Traverse City, Michigan, USA - JUL 5, 2009
Clear amber body, thick, puffy buff head. Bready aroma with muted caramels and grassy hops. Light body, sweet pineapple and cerealy, finishing with sharp herbal hops before fading into sugar water. lingering bitter metalic aftertase.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
17thfloor (2436) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 24, 2009
12oz can thanks to xnoxhatex. Pours a slightly hazed glowing amber with a frothy off-white small head 2.5. Same weird canned fruit like aroma that is present in the other two KBC beers I’ve tried, airy, some milled malt, light citrus hops. Lightly sweet malt flavor, similar to a mild or ESB, lightly juicy citrus hops but somewhat faded into the malt, a touch of sweetness and special roast. Medium bodied with airy but full milkshake like carbonation.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
BeerBunker (899) - Burbank, Illinois, USA - JUN 23, 2009
Killed in the hotel room after Founders Fest 2009. 12oz can pours dirty amber with a white head. Heavy carbonation. Aroma is of scrambled eggs, light hops, grain, and grass. Smells very bland. Taste is of rotten eggs, pineapple straw, grass, and the faintest of hops. Medium mouthfeel. Lingering taste of grass. Very bland and boring.

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