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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: 70
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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Hoptometrist

Ohio

4.3/5  rDev +5.9%

Served from the bottle into a nonic glass.

A- Poured a very dark reddish brown color with tons of visible carbonation and off-white soapy head that left no lace.

S- Lots of nutty, bready, and grape must notes.

T- Big grape must and fruity notes, nutty, caramel malt, and grainy notes.

M- Prickly carbonation, dry, medium body, and smooth.

O- This is definitely one of the best altbiers I have ever had. It is full of such bright fruity notes and a nice malt backbone with super high drinkability.

08-23-2014 00:28:50 | More by Hoptometrist
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jbriggs7

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

08-19-2014 16:39:41 | More by jbriggs7
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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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huntermop

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

08-16-2014 17:33:01 | More by huntermop
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ChristiBerli

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -1.5%

08-08-2014 22:27:54 | More by ChristiBerli
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Liverocks

Delaware

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

08-07-2014 12:31:58 | More by Liverocks
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linnymtu

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -20%

08-07-2014 01:39:47 | More by linnymtu
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Toombsy

Georgia

2.75/5  rDev -32.3%

08-05-2014 00:40:37 | More by Toombsy
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rangerred

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

08-02-2014 20:31:21 | More by rangerred
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LaurenMc

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

08-01-2014 22:38:16 | More by LaurenMc
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Paul_Zills121

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -1.5%

07-27-2014 03:04:55 | More by Paul_Zills121
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pathead

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

07-26-2014 19:38:49 | More by pathead
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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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patre_tim

China

4/5  rDev -1.5%

07-19-2014 21:46:28 | More by patre_tim
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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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hall0115


4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

07-11-2014 02:19:06 | More by hall0115
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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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silverking

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

07-09-2014 01:25:31 | More by silverking
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BarryMFBurton

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

07-08-2014 15:00:25 | More by BarryMFBurton
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ffshore545

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -20%

07-06-2014 21:13:50 | More by ffshore545
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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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OMB Copper from The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery
91 out of 100 based on 239 ratings.