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Redhook Copperhook - Redhook Ale Brewery

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BA SCORE
76
okay

478 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

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Ratings: 478
Reviews: 235
rAvg: 3.31
pDev: 13.6%
Wants: 6
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Redhook Ale Brewery visit their website
United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Who needs precious metals, when you’ve got Copper?! This copper colored ale is a real crowd-pleaser. Copperhook strikes the perfect balance of smooth, rich, malty flavor you’d expect from a craft brew with a lighter body and hop profile that makes it a perfect “session” beer when you’ve got a long day ahead of knocking back a few with your buddies.

21 IBU

(Beer added by: lordofthewiens on 01-31-2007)
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WaydeRafnel

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

02-25-2012 03:12:09 | More by WaydeRafnel
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TheBeard89

Alabama

2.5/5  rDev -24.5%

02-19-2012 21:38:20 | More by TheBeard89
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savagepm

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -9.4%

02-17-2012 23:25:07 | More by savagepm
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dugly2ugly

Virginia

3/5  rDev -9.4%

02-17-2012 01:43:17 | More by dugly2ugly
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mrkinnex

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

02-16-2012 22:50:17 | More by mrkinnex
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Cramerican

North Dakota

3/5  rDev -9.4%

02-16-2012 01:47:35 | More by Cramerican
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sharpski

Oregon

3/5  rDev -9.4%

02-15-2012 21:52:28 | More by sharpski
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angrybabboon

New Hampshire

3.08/5  rDev -6.9%

Review adapted from notes taken 8/30/11

Appearance: Dull orange/burnt copper, small head, average lacing

Smell: Very mild - some caramel malts, some bread crust, a touch of toffee, not much else going on

Taste: Similarly simple - kind of tastes like crust on a white bread - a touch of syrupy, malt extract-like sweetness - some bitterness and herbal hops

Mouthfeel: Light, crisp, and refreshing, decent carbonation

Overall: Pretty boring, very average

I don't really have much negative to say about this beer, but I don't have much praise, either. It's a very minimalistic take on the American Amber/Red Ale style. This is lacking hops and a good malt profile.

02-11-2012 06:37:03 | More by angrybabboon
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rusty3335

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +20.8%

02-08-2012 17:49:42 | More by rusty3335
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Wetpaperbag

Washington

3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

02-08-2012 03:49:17 | More by Wetpaperbag
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astebelton

Ohio

3/5  rDev -9.4%

02-02-2012 19:41:10 | More by astebelton
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TippySelenoid

Missouri

3.65/5  rDev +10.3%

Poured into a pint glass.

It's coppery and clear. There's a whitish head that leaves little and lots of visible carbonation.

It's got a caramelly flavor, there's also some roasted nuttiness.

It's got the same nutty flavor with a bit of toasted malts. There is a nice bittering hop bite.

Crisp but smooth mouthfeel. a little light on body.

A good beer for drinking, but not much for thinking about. I'd drink another but won't go out of my way to get one.

02-01-2012 23:00:57 | More by TippySelenoid
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rogerthegill

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

01-29-2012 02:57:59 | More by rogerthegill
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EvanWilliams

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

01-28-2012 04:34:32 | More by EvanWilliams
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nwatson

Virginia

4/5  rDev +20.8%

01-25-2012 07:04:44 | More by nwatson
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TrojanWheels

California

2.5/5  rDev -24.5%

01-19-2012 17:40:36 | More by TrojanWheels
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Slimpo

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -9.4%

01-18-2012 21:17:48 | More by Slimpo
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gkunkle

Oregon

2.5/5  rDev -24.5%

01-18-2012 19:18:16 | More by gkunkle
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strongaf

Washington

3/5  rDev -9.4%

01-17-2012 16:32:02 | More by strongaf
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DrNo

Australia

3/5  rDev -9.4%

01-17-2012 03:50:44 | More by DrNo
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Beerandraiderfan

Nevada

3.03/5  rDev -8.5%

Pours out a red color, small head on it, 1/3" in depth. Aroma was pretty muted. Not much to speak of.

Taste, pretty bland, a little nutty. Not much in the way of hops, really just like an oxidized, more bland esb from redhook. Relatively light body, didn't really realize I was buying a red ale, it has that bland malt feel like most red ales have.

I think I've used the word bland a few times already, let's talk positives. There are no off flavors. There's maybe 30 ibu of bitterness, not much in discernable hopping, a mild consistency.

01-15-2012 03:28:39 | More by Beerandraiderfan
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Hershdawg

California

3.18/5  rDev -3.9%

A: light amber color, a white head that quickly dissipates into a thin ring around the edge. It leaves absolutely no lacing.

S: Caramel, citrus, a hint of pine. The aroma isn't really strong in anything but the caramel.

T: The citrus dominates more on the palate then it did in the nose. Caramel, toast, no finish. Admittedly this could be affected by the food I had before.

M: The body is kind of thin. It needs a little more body.

O: Overall this is an average craft amber ale. Its a decent everyday drinking beer but not a beer I'd go specifically out of my way for.

01-15-2012 02:49:58 | More by Hershdawg
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robuess

Connecticut

2/5  rDev -39.6%

01-14-2012 14:26:58 | More by robuess
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brewdlyhooked13

Ohio

3.38/5  rDev +2.1%

Appearance - pours a honey gold color, small chunks of something or other floating in there. A thin but resilient white cap, hangs on with at least a partial cover for a bit, leaving some notable legs of lacing behind. Is that a cool bottle or what? Very distinctive, like the old apothecary bottles.

Aroma - powdery grain, a touch of caramel and/or diacetyl, going in the direction of butterscotch as it sets up.

Taste - more to the 'copper ale' side of the style, as the name would suggest. The grains have a slight tang, I am in fact reminded of pennies. Some light breadiness and caramel hit mid-palate, the swallow bringing in some well-balanced bitterness. Malts hold their ground into the aftertaste, showing good support throughout. I like my ambers maltier, but this is tasty.

Mouthfeel - crisp, a bit gassy even. A hint of slickness, moderate body.

Drinkability - this one grew on me as I drank it. Props to Mike, my 'cousin-in-law' who gave me this at the annual Christmas party. I took down the tree today and put away the seasonal stuff, I figured it was a good moment to sit and enjoy this beer. Thanks Mike!

01-14-2012 03:20:00 | More by brewdlyhooked13
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jar2574

Missouri

2.6/5  rDev -21.5%

Bronze colored beer under average white head. Good lacing.

Smell is bready malts, but is very, very faint.

Taste is not very good. Underwhelming and watery, but what taste there is, is corn flakes, metallic, and boring.

Mouthfeel is crisp. Drinkability is low because you could have a couple, but why would you want to?

01-10-2012 03:14:48 | More by jar2574
Redhook Copperhook from Redhook Ale Brewery
76 out of 100 based on 478 ratings.