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

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RATINGS: 1268   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01/5   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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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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3.5
imaragingbull (572) - Sydney, - JAN 14, 2013
Bottle. Rolled and pours cloudy orange gold with decent fluffy off white head and good lace. Aromas of bread, dough, pears, herbs, grains and a light malt sweetness. Medium light body, herbal, lightly tart character a good bitterness balanced with a malt sweetness. Refreshing, tasty and iconically and characteristicly Australian, finishing with a good hint of POR and zesty carbonation.


3.2
jann3 (379) - Espoo, FINLAND - JUN 20, 2017
Hazy golden with a small head. Malty aroma with fruity notes. Taste is mostly malty but has some dryish grapefruit flavour and a hint of alcohol. Tasty and well balanced brew. (375ml bottle from a random liquor store in Sydney)

5
Asing1950 (4) - - JUN 19, 2017 does not count
Love this beer !!! I found out about Coopers Sparkling Ale over forty years ago and even the taste is definitely "unique" once you have tried this beer you will want to come back for more. Excellent taste and the "cloudy" colour adds to the appeal!!! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
MarcoBasile (318) - DENMARK - JUN 15, 2017
I’m trying my first ever Australian Sparkling Ale today. And ofcourse it’s the one from Coopers Brewery. It comes in at 5.8% ABV. A sparkling ale is a top-fermented golden colored ale originated in Adelaide, Australia. This pours a cloudy golden body with quite a bit of sediment at the bottom of the glass. The aroma is fruity, and slightly hoppy – I’m not getting a whole lot out of it otherwise. The taste is quite malty with some yeasty and zesty undertones. There’s some fruityness coming through at the end though! To be honest I’m quite disappointed – I maybe expected some crazy carbonation with a stinging mouthfeel. But all in all it’s almost just like a regular golden ale. Very solid but nothing to write home about.

3.3
Rubin77 (2038) - Brussels / Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUN 3, 2017
F: small, white, quick gone to thin film. C: golden, hazy, a lot of yeasty debris floating in. A: malty, biscuit, fruity, bready, touch of caramel, floral. T: malty, fruity, orange, biscuits, caramel, floral, peach, old Australian interpretation of this style, medium body, medium to high carbonation, not bad, may be too sweet but for beer from contrary side of earth ok, BB: 23/06/18, 37,5cl bottle from Whole Foods Market in Kensington, London.

2.9
MohaBeer (280) - Lima, PERU - MAY 13, 2017
Color amarillo intenso con opacidad, espuma moderada con adherencia. Malta maltoso moderado, notas tostadas, lúpulo especiado moderado-moderado bajo, ésteres a miel moderado alto, mango moderado bajo, melanoidina. En boca tibieza alcohólica, malta maltoso moderado, notas tostadas, lúpulo especiado moderado-moderado bajo, ésteres a miel moderado alto, fenol a pimienta blanca. Final maltoso-especiado en balance con amargor sin astringencia, con cuerpo medio y buena carbonatación.

3.2
djcampbell (147) - Moravany, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAY 12, 2017
Pro mě hodně dobré zajímavé pivo s příjemnou chutí, typickou pro Belgii. Zajímavý zážitek.

2.9
z87 (48) - Frydek-Mistek, CZECH REPUBLIC - APR 27, 2017
Typical average ale, but name ’Sparkling’ is f***ing true. Bubbly gold color, nice aroma and not really strong taste. In taste banana and grapefruit.

2.7
Dervock (1321) - AUSTRALIA - APR 23, 2017
Bottle - pours gold with a white head. Aroma is a mix of cereal and sweet malt. Taste is drynwith a building malt finish.

3.3
Wolfbass (1158) - Firenze, ITALY - APR 22, 2017
Ha un bel colore ramato, ma un poco torbo. Al naso č abbastanza fruttato, mentre in bocca ha una buona beva, per niente impegnativa.

3.7
gripweed57 (2314) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - APR 19, 2017
From old tasting notes. Hazy, bubbly yellow gold color. Bubbly white head. Fruity malt nose. Tangy fruity malt flavor with hints of banana and grapefruit. Dryish hop finish and aftertaste.


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