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Calico Copper Amber Ale - Ballast Point Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

910 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 910
Reviews: 377
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 10.79%
Wants: 21
Gots: 34 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ballast Point Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: xlperro on 04-10-2002)
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Bung

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4.43/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12 oz. Light brown/amber pour. Light white head. Surprisingly malty aroma, caramel, biscuit and citrus pine. Taste nicely balances caramel malt, light biscuit and pine citrus hops. Finishes with a clean hop presence. Good light/medium body with good drinkability. Hands down the best amber I've had since Bell's Amber which is the standard in my opinion. Ballast point is becoming an under rated overall high/low gravity brewery.

Serving type: bottle

06-27-2009 04:52:38 | More by Bung
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Calico Copper Amber Ale from Ballast Point Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 910 ratings.