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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


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
BVery (5612) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - MAY 30, 2012
UPDATED: DEC 24, 2013 Bottle. Clear orange-amber pour with a small white head. Nose is caramel malt and a bit of hop. Palate is a bit thin. Taste is malt-forward with the saaz hops making a showing.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
riversideAK (5560) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - MAR 24, 2008
Caramel malt aroma with a touch of spicy hops. Pours copper with a thin head. Flavor is slightly sweet caramel malt with a light metallic note. Finishes clean with light citrus.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Rciesla (5499) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - APR 10, 2009
Bottle. Pours an amber body with a white head. Nutty aromas, cereal notes, crackers and some caramel. Lightly bitter with some apples and earthy bitterness. Not so good.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Braudog (5486) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - MAY 19, 2006
UPDATED: MAR 27, 2007 Rerated 3/25/07 ... Deep golden, maybe an orange tinge. Orange-tinged (yes, I’m repeating myself ... hey, I’ve had a few beers) yeasty aroma. The yeastiness carries ... bit of orange, almost a corriander tinge, interestingly flavorful. Not bad.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BückDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - JUN 26, 2003
<font size=+1>Drinking Conditions: Pint glass, tasted with and without the yeast, 40°F Tasting temp</font><hr> Poured a dark orange, almost amber with very slight haze to it. It is unfiltered, so once the yeast is poured in it becomes very hazy. Small white head, average lacing. Aroma slightly hoppy with a yeast background with notes of honey, apricot and citrus. Flavor is mild with an absence of any floral hops. They used enough bittering hops, it is very dry and bitter on the palate, but the hop flavor doesn't come out. A little dry hopping would go a long way on this one. I prefer this without the yeast as it adds to the already bready taste and hides more of the hops. The yeast does add a more homebrewed taste to it though.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beerguy101 (5267) - Newark, California, USA - OCT 1, 2002
Medium gold color. Mildly hopped with medium malts. Light tasting and refreshing ale. Good flavor, nice balance. Full mouthfeel. Finish is clean. Aftertaste is slightly bitter. Nice beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PorterPounder (5192) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - AUG 18, 2003
UPDATED: FEB 24, 2007 Rerate Nice copper pour with a soft silky head. Pleasant lemony aroma with hints of spice. Flavor has the same faint citrusy notes with some mild spiciness. Refreshing and a good beer to cook on the grill by. Original 3.2 Had on tap at the Copper Sky Grill in Seattle - did not realize it was a Redhook product until I saw in the grocery store the next day. Has a bit of a honey aroma to it - very pleasing. Dark golden appearance - not copper at all. Not much of a head or lacing. Smooth flavor with some sweet honey notes on the way down. Very smooth drinking - good compliment to the Cheeseburger I had.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
heemer77 (5080) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - FEB 15, 2007
A medium colored body with a dense white head. The aroma has light oranges with hints of roses and almonds. The taste has some light caramel and some almonds. There is also some light bread crust. Smooth and easy to drink. However, this is yet another bland Redhook beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheBeerGod (5045) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - MAY 9, 2009
Sample from a bottle in the VIP tent at WBF Raleigh on 5/2/09. Copper pour. Short tan head.Nose is light malt, hops and caramel. Taste is grassy hops, caramel, sweet malt, and light spicy hops. Chewy, medium bodied beer with light carbonation. Ends with more grassy and spicy hops, faint fruit, caramel, and malt notes.

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
michael-pollack (4960) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 15, 2007
12oz. Bottle: Aroma is malty and yeasty. Earthy scent. Poured amber in color with a small, rocky, white head that diminished quickly. Looks thin and watery. Clear and lightly sparkling. Flavor is lightly sweet though neither bitter nor sour. Tastes like raw dough. Malty flavor has a little yeast but no hops I can taste. Absolutely no "distinctive citrus flavor." Light body. Thin. Average carbonation. Long malty finish. Overall, first and last time I will have this one.


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