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Raccoon Lodge Celtic Copper
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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.36/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Celtic Copper is a mahogany hued ale with rich malt flavor and subtle hop balance; an excellent choice for those who prefer amber ales. 5.2% abv, 32 IBU, 14 OG, 4 FG


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Skyview (5269) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - JUL 13, 2007
Sampled on tap at the brewery during ABA Beer Tour ’07. Pours a dark ruby copper brew with a creamy off-white head that dissolves to a fine white ring. Aroma of caramel barley malt with sweet apples. Taste is medium bodied, light carbonation with a smooth and creamy texture. Flavors picked up are caramel and some toffee character. Finish is a soft and bready without much bitter aftertaste. Nice done!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerinmarch (2830) - Washington, USA - JUN 16, 2007
Smooth malty ale that would make a great session beer in the winter months. Rich caramel flavor on the palate with a slightly earthy finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BückDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - FEB 5, 2004
Clear ruby red color, darkish. Thick off-white sticky head. The aroma is lightly spicy with some caramel malts and thicker bas malts showing through. The flavor is well balanced, nice malt sweetness like candi topped with a sprinkle of PNW hops. Very nice Irish Red.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SuzyGreenberg (1603) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 15, 2008
draft @ brewery - clear dark copper with off white head; lots of sweet, caramel malts; some slight fruit too; slightly bitter, but stays on the sweet side; decent

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tokyogoat (1503) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 7, 2010
I didnt expect to like it, but it really was delicious. Not too caramelly or sweet, nice hop bite, complex but mellow. very good beer.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AxeMaster221 (343) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 4, 2002
Nice malt/hop aroma, and a beautiful coppery color, with a small white head. Nice malt taste, with a bitey hop finish. Good stuff, and nice with the fish and chips.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ClarkVV (3892) - Allston, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 13, 2004
2004 draught. Thought this was an alt, it had a nice muted nutty flavor, some dusty notes, but I guess after thinking about it, there was little to no yeast apparency, no sourness. Pretty light for an EPA, hops nowhere to be found. Light roasted malt, mostly dry with some hints of caramel on the finish. Great session beer, no major problems. Medium-light body. Aroma is lightly nutty with a soft even malt. Great deep reddish-orange color with small off-white head.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
11026 (1772) - Alabama, USA - FEB 18, 2006
Tap at pub. Clear deep dopper colored with a fairly loong lived off-white head. Aroma is muted malt with light earth hop notes. Medium bodied at it’s most finest. Malt, possibly caramel and melanoidin? Modest bitterness and hop flavor. Pretty decent for a non-flashy beer style.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BrewDad (5040) - Olympia, Washington, USA - MAR 21, 2006
[On Tap] A dark amber color brew with a very strong head. A nice strong malty flavor with a tad of hops added to the aroma. This was a good brew I liked the flavor. A good easy drining brew I really could get a flavor of carmel and some off tatse that where very good.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bitbucket (2159) - Kirkland, Washington, USA - JUL 6, 2008
On tap at Raccoon Lodge. Pours clear dark copper with an off-white head that produces sheets of lace. Softly sweet an peaty nose. Medium-light body and light carbonation. Taste of apples, bread, leather, citrus. A bit of sourness on the finish.


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