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Rising Tide Ishmael American Copper Ale



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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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Ishmael is our richly-flavored American copper ale. This American interpretation of the altbiers of Düsseldorf is brewed with continental Munich malt, American-grown hops, and a clean-fermenting ale yeast to produce a slightly sweet and malty beer balanced by a firm bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tfontana (62) - Fremont, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 3, 2015
Bottle from Candia Road Convenience. Aroma is toasted bread, cereal, slightest hint of chocolate. Appearance is clear copper with good sparkle with creamy off-white less than finger width head with foamy lacing. Taste is balance of moderate sweet and bitter. Palate is medium bodied, lightly creamy with average carbonation--lightest buzz on the tip of the tongue and pretty abrupt finish with mild bitterness. Overall, above average beer with decent attributes but nothing that is spectacular or really stands out.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
polo_marco (9) - milton, Vermont, USA - APR 18, 2015 does not count
Nice smooth brew. Not a copper ale fan but this beers got me changing my mind way to go Maine that’s my state

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GIJOE (771) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - APR 18, 2015
Dark amber pour. Malty nose. Notes of yeast. Fresh mouthfeel. Thin for me. Decent brew, though. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
woodychevy (583) - - JAN 28, 2015
On tap at tasting room. Nice dark copper pour with solid white head. Citra hops come through with nice bitterness and dry finish. Malty sweetness up front. Grass on the finish. Interesting choice for a flagship.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sailracer (424) - Massachusetts, USA - NOV 12, 2014
Tap. Nice copper color, though tad light. It had a mild malt taste with a thin and watery mouthfeel. A hint of ho bittermess. OK overall.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
apotekhin (79) - ISRAEL - OCT 1, 2014
Aroma is malty and clean with some dried fruit. Flavor is bitter yet pretty balanced with good clean malt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SuperTiti33 (742) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 20, 2014
Ambrée claire. Léger collet blanc. Douce. Fine amertume. Un peu de caramel. Florale. Lavande. Simple.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
two7offsuit (323) - Massachusetts, USA - AUG 9, 2014
Pours copper with an off white head. Some malty sweetness in the aroma. Flavor is well balance between malt and mild hops.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
annunz123 (918) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 4, 2014
Malty aroma with caramel and a little dark fruit. Flavor starts sweet and nutty, with a little grassy and citrus bitterness in the finish. Nice beer--tasty and drinkable

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
BeerFanDan17 (1028) - Brunswick, Maine, USA - JUN 27, 2014
A very malty an slightly bitter copper ale. Good mouthfeel. Pours medium brown with a thin head. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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