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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

937 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 937
Reviews: 379
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 10.79%
Wants: 22
Gots: 40 | 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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orangemoustache

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a transparent copper with some red highlights. A three finger khaki colored head caps this beautiful brew, big lace is a bonus. The nose leads me to believe this is going to be a very balanced offering from Ballast Point. Sweet caramel malt blended evenly with floral hop aromas,very enticing for a Amber Ale. Good amount of hops greets the tongue fading into bread crust and back to a bitter hoppy finish. The subtlety of the caramel malt adds complexity while not competing to hard for the top spot,that award goes to the citrusy hops. This is so creamy and drinkable, my taste buds are telling me to sip slower and make this last, while my hand I can barely remove from my glass, this is an outstanding Amber Ale.

Serving type: bottle

01-13-2009 18:01:21 | More by orangemoustache
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Calico Copper Amber Ale from Ballast Point Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 937 ratings.