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RATINGS: 404   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.83   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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Today is the perfect day to enjoy a cold, crisp pint of Copperhook Ale. This brilliant copper colored ale has distinctive caramel notes and a clean refreshing finish. The light maltiness and pleasant noble hop aroma make it the perfect beer to satisfy all your cravings. Here’s to celebrating today. Copperhook Ale is ideal with seafood, grilled chicken and salads. Available year round on the West Coast. Available January through April on the East Coast.

Style: Copper Ale
ABV: 5.80%
Malts: Pale, Carapils, Caramel
Hops: Willamette, Saaz
Color SRM: 10.7
Bitterness Units: 25.0 IBU
Original Gravity: 13.25*
Brewed Since: 2001


2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
daknole (8537) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - FEB 4, 2010
Coppe color. White head. Watery malt and hop aroma. Water malt and hop flavor. This isn’t really very good at all.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopscotch (8529) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - NOV 1, 2007
Bottle… Lightly hazed golden ale with a small, creamy, white head. Decent retention. Malty aromas of toffee and caramel with some earthy and medicinal notes as well. Malty, caramel and toffee flavor. Hopped just enough to prevent the sweetness from becoming overbearing. Medium to full-bodied with a sticky mouthfeel and middle-of-the-road carbonation. Caramelized, sweet finish. It’s a malt bomb! Reminiscent of a Märzen or Maibock, but both of those are lagers and one of them is an autumn (not spring) seasonal.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
NielsenRatings (8273) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JAN 24, 2012
Bottle @ home. Pours a clear, burnt orange appearance with a cream colored head. Toasty, bready, caramel malty, earthy hoppy aroma. Creamy, somewhat floral, mostly earthy hoppy, moderately bitter, grassy, caramel malty flavor. Not bad.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JoeMcPhee (8188) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 26, 2004
Hazy amber colour with very little head. Malty aroma with noticable citrus hops and some faint fruitiness. Flavour is both spicy and citrusy. Crisp finish with decent body.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Drake (7940) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - APR 29, 2009
12 ounce bottle. Pours a clear amber color with a medium off-white head. Decent head retention and lacing. Aroma of caramel and peach with other fruity notes. Taste is elementary school fruit cocktail... syrupy pineapple and apricot with light caramel. Medium bodied.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
GT2 (7870) - Carlsbad, California, USA - JUN 16, 2012
355mL. Pours clear amber. Medium off white soapy head. Soapy retention. Nose is sweet cherry and spices. Dog food comes through. Taste is soapy and very bland, tangy, lemon heavy, detergent. Palate is chemical heavy. Worse than the pilsner. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DocLock (7481) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 2, 2009
Draft at Craft. Hazy dark straw/copper pour with nose of caramel malt, mild hops, fruit. Tastes of bready caramel malt, not terribly complex, with some fruity and mild hops, but not much palate heft. Meh.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DruncanVeasey (6950) - NUNEATON, Top 24, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2012
Bottle@ukulele freakout BBQ, the jungle, Kaua’i, 21/08/12. Er, copper with a well behaved several-finger bloom of foam. Soapy cherry, sweet hay aroma. Pretty flavourless with hints of nothing, old rusty metal, marzipan, stale boiled sweets. A dull beer to accompany a pretty exotic experience.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ibrew2or3 (6521) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - FEB 1, 2012
I’m liking these unique Redhook 12oz bottles. It pours out clear copper with gold hues and thin off white head. The mild aroma emits some sweet malts that border on being sweet date like as well as a bit of biscuit, a bit of floral hops and a sense of minerals. The taste is sweet with malts and then gets a bit sweet with apple and prune like fruity esters. Between these notes is a floral hop and lager yeast like quality (yes, ale with a lager like aspect) with a wafer thin biscuit malt like sensation. Easy drinkin’ but is a tad on the sweet side for my taste . . . just a tad.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cletus (6329) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 29, 2009
Pours copper/amber with an off white thin head. Smells of sweet malt and rosey. Tastes earthy and semi sweet with some peppery splashes on the finish.


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