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OMB Copper - The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

244 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 244
Reviews: 70
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 12.81%
Wants: 36
Gots: 26 | 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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JaredMarvel

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

This amazing Altbier or brown ale, caught my attention just for being different, i was(am) new to Mecklenburg and not expecting alot gave it a shot. What i got, was an amazing beer one of the best I have had and also a member of a brewery i look forward to exploring. Its dark red appearance really lets you know your drinking a great beer, while its smell is not strong I will happily overlook this factor. Its mouth feel is amazing, probably the best of any beer i have head to date and it really tastes great. This beer is great, and when I have friends from my home area (CT) come visit, i will make sure they have a OMB Copper of there own to try.

07-05-2014 16:37:12 | More by JaredMarvel
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CUbeerfan

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

07-05-2014 02:57:57 | More by CUbeerfan
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -1.5%

07-03-2014 22:09:32 | More by Damian74Shensky
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Spence7103


4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

07-03-2014 17:14:32 | More by Spence7103
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

4.03/5  rDev -0.7%

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.

M: Medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Light hints of dryness in the finish.

O: Easy to drink and enjoyable - a nice American representation of the style (which I have fond memories of when I visited Düsseldorf). Definitely one to grab again.

06-29-2014 02:18:42 | More by dbrauneis
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Mikeg051

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -1.5%

06-22-2014 18:17:22 | More by Mikeg051
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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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qcbrewer

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

06-21-2014 17:55:35 | More by qcbrewer
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gamerts

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

06-18-2014 18:12:43 | More by gamerts
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wc94wc

California

4/5  rDev -1.5%

06-10-2014 17:14:56 | More by wc94wc
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caahare

West Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

06-07-2014 08:52:29 | More by caahare
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msondel

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

06-05-2014 23:05:36 | More by msondel
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JohnnyK

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

06-04-2014 19:37:36 | More by JohnnyK
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DoubleMalt

New York

4/5  rDev -1.5%

06-02-2014 21:31:37 | More by DoubleMalt
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VelvetExtract

Massachusetts

4.16/5  rDev +2.5%

ACBF pour

A-Pours a dark copper color. Body seems to be clear and the head is a well-sized, tan collection of fizzy bubbles.

S-A rich, yet reserved Altbier. Bready, slightly musty, sweet caramel. Light Euro hops. All well proportioned.

T-Very well done and very tasty. It's just constructed beautifully. It tastes like dark bread and bread crusts and a fruity Lager yeast and notes of caramel. Light, spicy hops.

M-Light bodied. Very drinkable. A bit creamy.

O-Best Copper Ale I have had. It's such a bland style. This one was very memorable and I'm happy I got to try it several times at ACBF.

06-01-2014 16:27:34 | More by VelvetExtract
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BradMacMullin

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

05-31-2014 18:02:58 | More by BradMacMullin
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Bwagner1122

California

4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-30-2014 00:13:46 | More by Bwagner1122
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bcp5296d

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-28-2014 20:11:34 | More by bcp5296d
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Roscoe1847

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

05-22-2014 19:13:18 | More by Roscoe1847
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sjones5045

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

05-21-2014 21:39:42 | More by sjones5045
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rxthree

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-21-2014 03:01:42 | More by rxthree
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ascags

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

05-18-2014 04:46:55 | More by ascags
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mcdsports

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

05-09-2014 02:08:08 | More by mcdsports
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shigg85

Japan

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

04-28-2014 23:33:24 | More by shigg85
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a_gert

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

04-19-2014 22:12:39 | More by a_gert
OMB Copper from The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery
91 out of 100 based on 244 ratings.