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RATINGS: 295   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85/5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our Copperhead Ale is a copper colored German-style Altbier, with a light, malty sweetness and a pronounced hop flavor. Alt is the German word for old, referring to the older style of ale brewing. Altbier is Germanys pale ale. Copperhead Ale is top-fermented, making it an ale and it has a medium body. It has hints of maltiness and hoppiness in its aroma, with a definite hop flavor and a medium hop bitterness. Altbier is predominately brewed in the northern part of Germany, especially Dusseldorf and gets its "sweet roast" flavor and copper color from caramunich malts.

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2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jeremytoni (3044) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - JUN 5, 2008
From a bottle poured an amber color with a fair amount of head. Nice light hoopy/malty flavor with a quick finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
00cobraR (1103) - Greensboro, North Carolina, USA - JUN 2, 2008
pours out a beautiful copper color. I thought this was going to be an amber, but i was wrong. Aroma was ok. was kind of bready with a mix of hops to it. flavor was similar. This was a fair beer and was rather refreshing.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
kidmartinek (4999) - austin, Texas, USA - MAY 21, 2008
Pours amber with a quickly disappearing head. Light, clean, balanced malt and hop aroma with a little bready smell. Average lacing. Flavor is grainy and really bitter. Mouthfeel is thin and a little harsh. Finish has a smal bite and is quit malty.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MaltDawg (1344) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - MAY 16, 2008
Sampler off taps at Dominion Brewpub 05/10/2008. Clear nice coppery red. Aroma of some munich style malts and a bit of spicey hops. Sweet light malt flavor with a touch of fruityness. Spicey hop flavor and bitterness to lend support. Moderate bitterness in the finish.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Magjayran (1378) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAY 14, 2008
bad. Fizzy and watery with a harsh flavorless bitterness at the finish. I feel like its stripping enamel from my teeth with badness.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAY 12, 2008
On tap at the Dominion Brewpub. Clear copper amber body with a small frothy off-white head. Grain and slight munich aroma. Munich flavor with some light grain. Medium body with moderate carbonation.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
jefcon (1790) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - MAY 4, 2008
Clear copper in color with a mild, sweet aroma of caramel malt, candy sugar, and bitter hops. Drinkable, and not too light on the palate. Still, its a kinda thin beer with little finish and no depth.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
newbrewguy (145) - Mechanicsville, Maryland, USA - MAR 17, 2008
Draft - Pours a nice copper reddish color, with only a slight head. Had a sweet malt aroma. Light sweet malt flavor with slight hop notes. Not a bad lighter style beer.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
GMCC2181 (1606) - Newark, Delaware, USA - FEB 24, 2008
Bottle, dark amber color. Smells like malt. Taste of malts and small amount of hops. Just to watery... not much going on here.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
brew4fun (209) - West Virginia, USA - FEB 14, 2008
12 oz. bottle. Pours bright, clear copper, small off white head that quickly disappeared. Aroma slightly spicy hops and caramel. Flavor is light caramel with a spicy hop balance. Light in body and carbonation. Easy to drink.


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