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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.42/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Zipline Brewing Co.’s Copper Alt. is a unique ale/lager hybrid. This bronzed brew is unfiltered, and designed to be extremely drinkable, with subtle nuances of chocolate and hazelnut. A late gift of Sterling hops in this brew leaves a little hoppiness for your palate to ponder before the next sip.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (9824) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - AUG 14, 2014
bottle poured a clear reddish amber with a small lasting amber head. Aromas of caramel, graininess and a hint of fruitiness. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of caramel, graininess and light earthiness with a smooth lingering caramel finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
strongpieman (1499) - Mount Airy, Maryland, USA - JUL 7, 2014
Bottle. Medium body, malty but balanced. A solid amber that works in many circumstances.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BaileysBrew (3) - - MAY 26, 2014 does not count
This beer is an instant classic, bringing back the North German Altbier style to modern brewing. This pseudo lager pours crystal clear mahogany in hue with an off white head. The taste is very unique combo of slight hazelnut and chocolate with a crisp but light floral hop tone. Very easy drinking brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (31220) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2014
33 cL bottle. Pours cloudy orange with a small white head. Aroma is roasted malty and breadish toasted. Bitter, toasted and dry to bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bamsen78 (3141) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2014
Bottle @ America Strikes Back, Ulfborg. Pours clear copper brown wth small off-white head. Dusty aroma with notes of malt and hops, and touches of nuts. Bitter and dusty flavour of hops and roasted malt, with subtle notes of fruit. Bitter aftertaste with metallic hints. OK for a non-German Altbier.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Meilby (7616) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 17, 2014
Bottle 355ml @ fonefan
Pours clear deep golden/amber with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, bread, biscuit, floral and hint of caramel, Taste is light sweet and light bitter. Body is light to medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
chrisv10 (11132) - DENMARK - MAY 17, 2014
Bottle, 5.2%. Clear dark amber/brown with small off-white head. Aroma is malt, caramel, toasted, hop and a little bread. Flavour is malt, caramel, toasted, sweet, little bread, hop and chocolate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kaser (2711) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 15, 2014
Wasn't expecting much out of this but enjoyable kind of. Copper pour from bottle from sloth. Sweet Carmel aroma. Taste is dry sweet wood earthy - a lot of flavor for low ABV. Not bad

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wlajwl (3882) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - MAY 3, 2014
Aroma is nutty/dry malts and fruit. The flavor is fruit/berries, walnuts/nutty notes, malts and a tart finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbuskirk (443) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - APR 26, 2014
UPDATED: MAY 12, 2014 Copper Alt may very well be the smoothest and most balanced beer in Zipline’s inventory. Though more of a dark amber than a copper shade, this alt is very attractive and has a modest off-white head. The aroma is reserved but reveals sweet cereal grains and toasted barley. Taste manages to encompass the most pleasant aspects of both lagers and ales. Nut, caramel, and subtle chocolate make for an extremely drinkable combination of flavors. Though malty and mild, there are just enough hops to give this beer a clean finish. Copper Alt may not be the most complex brew but it certainly does satisfy.

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