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Redhook Copperhook - Redhook Ale Brewery

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BA SCORE
76
okay

481 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

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Ratings: 481
Reviews: 235
rAvg: 3.31
pDev: 13.6%
Wants: 6
Gots: 17 | 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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Photo of omegaman
3/5  rDev -9.4%

omegaman, Mar 01, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

shelby415, Feb 28, 2012
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3/5  rDev -9.4%

tjeppaint, Feb 26, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

WaydeRafnel, Feb 25, 2012
Photo of TheBeard89
2.5/5  rDev -24.5%

TheBeard89, Feb 19, 2012
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3/5  rDev -9.4%

savagepm, Feb 17, 2012
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3/5  rDev -9.4%

dugly2ugly, Feb 17, 2012
Photo of mrkinnex
3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

mrkinnex, Feb 16, 2012
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3/5  rDev -9.4%

Cramerican, Feb 16, 2012
Photo of sharpski
3/5  rDev -9.4%

sharpski, Feb 15, 2012
Photo of angrybabboon
3.08/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

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.

angrybabboon, Feb 11, 2012
Photo of rusty3335
4/5  rDev +20.8%

rusty3335, Feb 08, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

Wetpaperbag, Feb 08, 2012
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3/5  rDev -9.4%

astebelton, Feb 02, 2012
Photo of TippySelenoid
3.65/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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.

TippySelenoid, Feb 01, 2012
Photo of rogerthegill
3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

rogerthegill, Jan 29, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

EvanWilliams, Jan 28, 2012
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4/5  rDev +20.8%

nwatson, Jan 25, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -24.5%

TrojanWheels, Jan 19, 2012
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3/5  rDev -9.4%

Slimpo, Jan 18, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -24.5%

gkunkle, Jan 18, 2012
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3/5  rDev -9.4%

strongaf, Jan 17, 2012
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3/5  rDev -9.4%

DrNo, Jan 17, 2012
Photo of Beerandraiderfan
3.03/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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.

Beerandraiderfan, Jan 15, 2012
Photo of Hershdawg
3.18/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

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.

Hershdawg, Jan 15, 2012
Redhook Copperhook from Redhook Ale Brewery
76 out of 100 based on 481 ratings.