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Calico Copper Amber Ale - Ballast Point Brewing Company

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Calico Copper Amber AleCalico Copper Amber Ale

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BA SCORE
86
very good

925 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 925
Reviews: 378
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 10.79%
Wants: 21
Gots: 36 | 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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Reviews by garymuchow:
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garymuchow

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3.95/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Won as part of Xmas holiday exchange game. Thanks guys. Bottled on date 13262
Nice looking red amber as poured into SA glass. Tan head and very clear. Fairly prominent sticky hoppy lacing
Largely a malt forward aroma with only hints of hops. Slight toast and some sweetness.
More hop presence in flavor. Starts right up front and continues unabated through a moderately lengthy solidly bitter finish. The hop flavors are good and not overwhelming. Firm malt flavors resembling the aroma and preventing excess in the hops.
Good feel. Soft and moderate.
Solid drinking ale

Serving type: bottle

01-09-2014 19:28:29 | More by garymuchow
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Calico Copper Amber Ale from Ballast Point Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 925 ratings.