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RATINGS: 1358   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   EST. CALORIES: 202   ABV: 6.75%
This ale contains no actual copper but we’re pretty literal... It looked coppery, so we lamely called it a copper ale. Lots’a nice caramel malt though... Originally 5.9% alcohol by volume, currently

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
mephisto (1286) - TAIWAN - APR 4, 2006
a solid american style strong ale. hoppy aroma with a hint of grapefruit, the body is rich and the taste is sweet. well balanced and nice to drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lordeche (479) - Quincy, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 30, 2006
UPDATED: JUL 16, 2008 Sweet citrusy aroma with slight hoppiness. Pours an orangey-amber color. Fizzy carbonation with fairly thin body. Flavors of caramel, molasses, pear, orange, and very slight hoppiness. Not bad, not great. I also have no idea why this is called kronik...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dwedin (249) - Happy Valley, Oregon, USA - MAR 28, 2006
Sweet caramel mixed with citrusy hop aromas. Light tan head, clear reddish brown. Light body with a rich malty sweet flavor. Just enough bittering hops to balance the sweetness but with a dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (6827) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 28, 2006
UPDATED: JUL 15, 2007 I am really starting to get into this brewer. Sampled from a 12 oz brown bottle this beer poured a caramel color with a small tan head that fades. The aroma is sweet grapefruit and pine. The flavor is sweet and sugary with a strong grapefruity hop element and a caramel undertone. The finish is sweet and fruity. Yum.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
winegarner (220) - san diego, California, USA - MAR 19, 2006
Poured a clear copper with a thin, off-white head, low carbonation from the 12 oz bottle. Gentle aromas of caramel and dark fruits. Flavors mimic the aromas with the addition of a nice balanced hop presence. Thin in body for an ale like this, though the alcohol is well hiden.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thebeertourist (5187) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 18, 2006
On tap at Hollinghead’s, Orange, CA. Copper-coloured with medium creamy head. Spicy caramel aroma. Well-balanced caramel and hop aroma. Medium body and good carbonation. A beer full of balance and harmony.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheBeerNinja (137) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAR 13, 2006
Pours a clear deep amber with frothy off-white head. Nose is bold and malty sweet with hints of caramel and spicey hops. Flavor is crisp and sweet with fruity notes and just enough hops to clean you out for the next swallow.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fordest (2470) - Santee/San Diego, California, USA - MAR 13, 2006
12 oz. bottle. The perfect, expected copper color with very little head. Malty aromas were great. Lots of caramel, and dark fruit. Malty flavors too. But the hops came through and added a touch of bitter. Pretty good stuff

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
muzzlehatch (4822) - Beloit, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 4, 2006
12 oz bottle from Julios in Westboro, MA (February 2005), cellar temperature in a Corsendonk Christmas Ale glass. Hazy amber-bronze, just beautiful and metallic in the glass, with a lasting dollop of off-white fine-bubbled head....pungent nose, woody and lightly farmy, wet green hops and dried mushrooms, nice but not distinct or potent enough....the tongue is not excited by the lightly bitter, fairly dry woody-twiggy character throughout, touches of citrus and dessicated caramel notwithstanding....some saving graces provided by a sweet, thick nutty note towards the finish....carbonation low to moderate, mouthfeel rather flat....ummm, all right but I probably won’t try it again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
weepingsuds (222) - Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA - FEB 24, 2006
Nice copper body with a slight off kilter head. Nice hops in the aroma. Decent fruity nose and taste with a nice bitter finish.

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