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RATINGS: 47   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   IBU: 26   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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.

Hops: Magnum, Hallertau & Sterling
Malts: Pilsner, Carahell, Special B, Caramel, & Carafa
5.2% ABV
26 IBU
Available Year-Round on draft and in 12 oz bottles

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RobertDale (6317) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - MAY 1, 2017
Sample at Parkville Microbrew Fest 2017. Comes a clear copper with a decent off-white head. Aroma of malt, grain, and caramel. Taste is malt, grain, caramel, and a touch of chocolate. Pretty good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AirForceHops (7042) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 18, 2017
Draft at the brewery. Clear copper color mild head. Aroma of caramel,toasted grain, earth.

Flavor is lightly Yeasty then some caramel, cereal hrain, mild hop level. Light body, smooth texture, medium carbonation. Easy to drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bulk_Carrier (5843) - Essex Junction, Vermont, USA - MAR 6, 2017
Poured into a stange, the appearance was a semi-deep brown color with some amber hues along the edges. Creamy colored fingers worth of white foamy head. Dissipates slow. Slight messy lace. The aroma had some toast, nuts, sweet meat. Then roast and a touch of chocolate. The flavor blends the sweet to the roast fairly nice. Some earthiness and then a touch of spice. Crisp sweet to roasty aftertaste. Touch of sweet meat in the finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a fair sessionability about it. Carbonation felt fine. ABV felt fine for what it projected. Overall, good as a beer. Altbier-wise, well, I want to say that "sweet meat" I was getting was supposed to emulate German lager yeastiness. Me, Im not sure, but I would have this one again for me. Altbier lovers, you might like this, but I almost want to say that the brewery didnt use a German alt yeast in this.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
mjmoen (494) - - FEB 27, 2017
B. Pours a clear copper color with khaki head. Very drinkable, just a touch watery

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TH28 (440) - - SEP 16, 2016
12oz bottle. No apparent code dating. Appearance: Deep brown with a touch of amber, with a slight haze, and a moderate light tan head that lingers quit well with nice lacing. Aroma: Toasted bread, nutty, with a light chocolate roast. Very nice. Taste: Moderate toasty malt sweetness, with a nutty crust malt flavor that dominates, with a touch of roast and moderate bitterness. Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a moderate mouthfeel. Finish: Dry toasted bread, with a touch of light roast. Overall: Very tasty beer here, but if you blindfolded me Id qualify this more towards a Nut Brown/English Brown/Porter than a German Alt. Doesnt have the high bitterness to match that style. Still, I love the nutty, toasted malt character here

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rdixon77 (2671) - Georgia, USA - JUL 2, 2016
Tasty alt. Nice roasty and caramel malts, but still Decently light with smooth bitter finish. Good six pack beer,

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (13036) - Escondido, California, USA - APR 17, 2016
Bottle at home. Pours deep rich tawny with a large, frothy beige head, long retention with good lacing. Aroma is moderate toast and bread malt, light melanoidins, medium earthy and woody hops. Flavor is moderate crisp toast and bread malt, medium earthy and woody hops and bitterness with a clean and dry finish. Medium body and moderate carbonation with light alcohol warmth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
djd07 (13985) - Houston, Texas, USA - APR 16, 2016
Growler thanks to Rainer. Pours copper with medium off white head that lasts. The aroma is grain and bready malt. Medium mouth, bready malt, caramel, roast, ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lightbias (453) - USA - MAR 27, 2016
Too sweet and chocolate-caramelly for my taste. A bit thin and a tad less carbonation than Id like to have. Not horrible, just boring.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
unclemike (3096) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - MAR 26, 2016
Reddish amber and clear appearance with a white head. Mild aroma of caramel, toffee, light chocolate and toasted grains. Similar flavor, nutty malty sweetness and light earthy hop bitterness nothing special going on here

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