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OMB Copper - The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

239 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 239
Reviews: 69
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 12.81%
Wants: 36
Gots: 24 | 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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lateralusbeer

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +23.2%

07-24-2014 13:19:05 | More by lateralusbeer
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bamarita

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +23.2%

Absolute awesomeness. best beer in the world. i love omb copper. live near theer and get like 3 growls a week and i think it is just the best stuff ever. go out and try some. i will even buy you some. it is a copper color with white head and smells real malty with noble hops and some malt tastes and sweets. it is awesome.

03-28-2011 06:30:19 | More by bamarita
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Jpdewy

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +23.2%

03-20-2014 18:04:15 | More by Jpdewy
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WynnO

Florida

5/5  rDev +23.2%

06-29-2012 20:51:44 | More by WynnO
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ElCamino13


5/5  rDev +23.2%

07-21-2012 05:07:34 | More by ElCamino13
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jbarbou9


5/5  rDev +23.2%

07-10-2012 23:52:17 | More by jbarbou9
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Joeybland

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +23.2%

11-18-2011 21:46:26 | More by Joeybland
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Ik_hou_van_bier

South Carolina

5/5  rDev +23.2%

11-03-2012 15:55:57 | More by Ik_hou_van_bier
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mullenpc

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +23.2%

12-03-2011 01:54:59 | More by mullenpc
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Mtkimes


5/5  rDev +23.2%

07-22-2012 04:25:09 | More by Mtkimes
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RochefortChris

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +23.2%

02-06-2014 04:41:03 | More by RochefortChris
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CarolinaBier

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +23.2%

Served in a half pint stange glass, cylinder shape, at The Olde Mecklenburg Tap Room. Copper is a Dusseldorf style alt bier, a lagered ale. It is traditional to drink in a half pint cylinder glass.

Appearance: Copper color; firm, frothy head

Smell: Freshly baked bread

Taste: Malty, complex, slightly sweet, apple, caramel, hoppy notes, balanced, smooth from start to finish. Excellent.

Body: Medium body

Comments: My favorite beer. If espresso is the essence of coffee, alt beer may be the essence of beer. It is full flavored, complex in flavor, and very smooth.

Copper pairs well with a variety of foods including: traditional German foods such as bratwurst, pork roast, turkey, lamb, and steak.

03-09-2014 23:41:31 | More by CarolinaBier
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crawdadwilly74


5/5  rDev +23.2%

10-31-2012 11:38:54 | More by crawdadwilly74
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Brutesling57

Ohio

5/5  rDev +23.2%

01-13-2012 01:22:43 | More by Brutesling57
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Lambeth

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +23.2%

06-21-2014 20:46:19 | More by Lambeth
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OMBeer

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +23.2%

08-17-2014 17:56:41 | More by OMBeer
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QCBeerGuru

North Carolina

4.9/5  rDev +20.7%

Been meaning to review this one for a while. It is my go-to sessionable beer almost all year round. Consumed on tap, poured into the traditional vertical OMB pint glass.

A - Beer pours a deep copper color with a strong, authentic head for the style. Filtration is solid and the beer shows no signs of sediment. Lacing is appropriately present as the beer is consumed.

S - Warm roasted malt aroma with hints of nuttiness and maybe even a bit of chocolate at the very end. Noble hops are present but not overpowering.

T/M- Clean and crisp upon first taste with a nice warm nutty aftertaste. The beer is clean and the body is spot on for a traditional German alt.

As someone who enjoys a variety of beers year round with my tastes being very seasonal, I don't usually have one beer that I can really enjoy all the time. This is absolutely the exception to the rule. What an outstandingly balanced and drinkable beer. Very proud to have these guys as one of our many local breweries. Great beer, great people.

08-21-2011 15:19:43 | More by QCBeerGuru
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Kunsan90

North Carolina

4.88/5  rDev +20.2%

A: Pour revealed a clear medium copper colored beer, with a nice off-white long lasting head.

S: Aroma brought forth a nice combination of malt sweetness and light hop aroma, that invites you take a taste, or three.

T: Firm upfront bitterness that's followed by a balanced malt sweetness, then ending with a lingering palette pleasing dry bitterness. It's not the most bitter Alt I've tasted, but most people have a odd view that Düsseldorf Alt's must be brutally bitter. If you've ever been to Düsseldorf, you know this is not the case.

M: Medium light mouth feel that dances on your tongue, which is clean and crisp, displaying the qualities expected from this type of beer.

Overall impression: I perfect example of the style. The combination of hop bitterness and malt sweetness would please even the most demanding resident of Düsseldorf. Great job OMB! I wonder why I'm a weekly visitor?

09-10-2009 23:30:48 | More by Kunsan90
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freshtojeff

North Carolina

4.8/5  rDev +18.2%

02-19-2012 21:25:00 | More by freshtojeff
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bexley10

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +17%

11-18-2013 19:22:18 | More by bexley10
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Irish57

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +17%

07-10-2014 21:56:49 | More by Irish57
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ncstephen


4.75/5  rDev +17%

05-21-2012 02:10:37 | More by ncstephen
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SouthernBeerGuy

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +17%

Absolutely one the best brews ever recreated. If you live anywhere near Charlotte, you must come try OMB Copper.

Just returned from the brewery with one growler of Mecklenburger, one Copper, and one Dunkel !

The Copper pours a nut brown color with a stiff head that sticks to your glass. Presents caramel biscuits with underlying notes of dates/raisins.

01-22-2011 04:17:22 | More by SouthernBeerGuy
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jeffkissel

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +17%

09-13-2013 18:16:45 | More by jeffkissel
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Stargazer2892

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +17%

07-15-2014 19:28:56 | More by Stargazer2892
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OMB Copper from The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery
91 out of 100 based on 239 ratings.