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OMB Copper - The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

227 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 227
Reviews: 68
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 12.78%
Wants: 34
Gots: 19 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
Altbier |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: AlexJ on 04-29-2009)
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Reviews by botham:
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botham

Illinois

4.13/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

growler fresh from the brewery poured into a tasting glass. pours a rich brownish amber with three fingers of loose eggshell colored head. good retention and rocky lacings.

aroma is of caramel malts and grain with a light note of candied sugar in the background, along with a light note of dark malts that stays in the background.

taste is more of the same with a malt, caramel, and light crain profile. nicely proportioned on the palate with a fresh profile and a very flavorful composition.

mouthfeel is light to medium bodied with a fresh and flavorful profile and a finish of residual grain. nice on the palate.

drinkability is good. for an alt, this is a solid example, on the level of well done German examples. full of caramelly and malty notes with a solid profile. cheers!

Serving type: growler

09-09-2009 18:58:51 | More by botham
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A: Pours a crystal clear amber in color with light to moderate amounts of active visible carbonation that rises slowly from the bottom of the glass and some golden yellow highlights. The beer has a two finger tall foamy off-white head that reduces to a mottled thick film covering the entire surface of the beer with a couple of small much thicker spots and a medium thick ring at the edges of the glass. Moderate to significant amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of slightly sweet bready malts with a light to moderate amount of spicy hops.

T: Upfront there is a moderate amount of slightly sweet bready malts with notes of caramel sweetness. There is a light to moderate amount of spicy hops and a light amount of earthy yeast flavors. Hints of bitterness in the finish which fades pretty quickly.

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OMB Copper from The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery
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