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RATINGS: 405   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84/5   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Today is the perfect day to enjoy a cold, crisp pint of Copperhook Ale. This brilliant copper colored ale has distinctive caramel notes and a clean refreshing finish. The light maltiness and pleasant noble hop aroma make it the perfect beer to satisfy all your cravings. Here’s to celebrating today. Copperhook Ale is ideal with seafood, grilled chicken and salads. Available year round on the West Coast. Available January through April on the East Coast.

Style: Copper Ale
ABV: 5.80%
Malts: Pale, Carapils, Caramel
Hops: Willamette, Saaz
Color SRM: 10.7
Bitterness Units: 25.0 IBU
Original Gravity: 13.25*
Brewed Since: 2001

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3.4
Ibrew2or3 (8814) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - FEB 1, 2012
I’m liking these unique Redhook 12oz bottles. It pours out clear copper with gold hues and thin off white head. The mild aroma emits some sweet malts that border on being sweet date like as well as a bit of biscuit, a bit of floral hops and a sense of minerals. The taste is sweet with malts and then gets a bit sweet with apple and prune like fruity esters. Between these notes is a floral hop and lager yeast like quality (yes, ale with a lager like aspect) with a wafer thin biscuit malt like sensation. Easy drinkin’ but is a tad on the sweet side for my taste . . . just a tad.

3.4
cubs (10714) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JAN 24, 2012
Bottle @ home. Pours a clear, burnt orange appearance with a cream colored head. Toasty, bready, caramel malty, earthy hoppy aroma. Creamy, somewhat floral, mostly earthy hoppy, moderately bitter, grassy, caramel malty flavor. Not bad.

2.9
pumpmaster (1437) - Pembroke Pines, Florida, USA - DEC 28, 2011
12 ounce bottle purchased at Total Wine Pembroke Pines, FL for $6.99/6-pack. Not bad.

2.8
jcos (1855) - Maryland, USA - DEC 18, 2011
Location/Date:Bottle on December 18, 2011.

Appearance: Pours an orange-copper.
Aroma: Aroma is of light hop and some malt.
Taste: Some light bitterness, some caramel, lighter malt.
Palate:Medium light body, slick, quick finish. Covers 6% well.

Summary: This copper hook is a solid beer that is drinkable, and has decent taste but nothing sticks out.

2.1
Nsanders (1172) - St Paul, Minnesota, USA - DEC 14, 2011
More yellow than copper, thin white head. Malty bread, kind of plain. Lightest sweetness. Medium body. Drinkable, but not exciting...

2.9
Headbanger (4021) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - DEC 5, 2011
12oz new bottle 12/5/11 (Trader Joe’s Naperville)-40° in English Pint-Pours a slightly hazy light copper color. Aroma of malt and hops. Taste of the same. This medium bodied brew is not bad but not good.

2.7
dbarnold (1127) - Bethesda, Maryland, USA - DEC 2, 2011
I think this bottle is a little old....but it’s OK. Has some hop kick and a little flavor but was old when we got it, malt seems decent....i’ll reserve opinion for next year.

2.9
ddfrazee (77) - Flat Rock, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 17, 2011
I actually think the Copper Hook has a great smell. But there’s no head, the color is not quite as golden as I would like to see out of an amber ale, and the taste is okay on immediate impact, but the taste itself is extremely lacking.

3.1
FROTHINGSLOSH (8142) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 17, 2011
Sampled from a 12 oz brown bottle this beer poured a vibrant golden-apricot color with a large creamy yellow-white head that lingered and left decent lacing. The aroma was sweetish caramel with vague fruity and citric hops. The flavor was tangy and sweetish with caramel, lemon, orange, nut and bread elements. The finish was medium length tangy citrus, honey and bread. Medium body. Pleasant.

2.4
ryanfolty (2604) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - NOV 7, 2011
Date: November 5, 2011 Mode: Draft Source: Xcel Energy Center Brownish amber pour, malty aroma and taste.


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