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Brewed by Coopers Brewery
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Regency Park, South Australia, Australia

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RATINGS: 1263   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01/5   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Coopers Sparkling Ale is brewed naturally by the centuries-old top fermentation method just as it was in the beginning by Thomas Cooper. This beer displays a solid head and a distinctive, full-bodied flavour enhanced by a soft, fruity character and the sediment which gives it a cloudy appearance.

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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mickblueeyes (106) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 21, 2003
This cloudy orangey gold beer pours with a bright white, fizzy head, which quicky settles. The nose is lightly toasty, bready and yeasty with a hint of caramel and pears. The palate is light and crisp with some vegetal hops, fresh barley malt and fresh squeezed lemon juice toward the light, crisp finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fez (17) - AUSTRALIA - SEP 8, 2003
Cloudy in the tradition of Coopers beers, but an excellent drop. One of the beers you are keen to see behing the glass fridge door, although one to avoid if you are looking to make an impression on anyone important..... tends to put a fair old bend in you after 8 or so pots.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MrRomero (1976) - Nolanville, USA - SEP 1, 2003
Pours a cloudy yellow with no head whatsoever. Has a fruity/soapy aroma followed with a malty flavor. Really not bad but seems to be missing something.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Winchester (75) - Struggle Town NSW, AUSTRALIA - AUG 31, 2003
UPDATED: OCT 9, 2003 A high quality drop. Coopers are renowned for there brewing excellence, and the sparkling ale typifies their skill and mastery.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
farmboy (218) - Barwon Heads, AUSTRALIA - AUG 26, 2003
UPDATED: JUL 18, 2005 Very nice beer but Im not a fan of the high alcohol content. I like to sit down to a nice quiet half a dozen without stumbling to bed afterwards.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
dberger624 (1028) - Voorhees, New Jersey, USA - AUG 22, 2003
Bottled. Good average beer for the summer. Tasted like any other blond.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jfm (1724) - Holbk, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2003
Nice yellowish hazy color with a nice white head. The taste is nice and fruity with a nice yeasty finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kumite56 (473) - Cordova, Tennessee, USA - AUG 18, 2003
Beer poors with no head and has a very cloudy amber color. Particulate matter ranged from tiny to pretty large. The aroma is light with a malty / pear aroma. The mouthfeel is sparkling with a medium body.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
PorterPounder (7762) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - AUG 17, 2003
Drinking this while looking out over the Strait of Juan de Fuca of Puget Sound from the balcony of my motel in Port Townsend, Wa - so it is not a normal setting for a beer. Hard to get a read on this one - odd, day old grass clippings aroma. Appearance - looks like a light golden colored candle with the sediment floating around in slow motion. With each sip, the sediment re-situates itself like sunspots dancing around. Flavor, slightly sour - but not unpleasant. Tangy aftertaste. Other offerings from Cooper's much better.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
petefenelon (26) - ENGLAND - AUG 15, 2003
Almost as tart and fruity as a wheat beer - lively, goes brilliantly with spicy food.


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