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Calico Copper Amber Ale - Ballast Point Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

1,009 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 1,009
Reviews: 390
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 10.82%
Wants: 23
Gots: 58 | 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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3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

Brams17, Sep 19, 2014
Photo of mpolewan
3/5  rDev -20.8%

mpolewan, Sep 19, 2014
Photo of pat61
3.9/5  rDev +2.9%

Very slight fresh grain smell.
Pours brilliant copper amber with a frothy, finely bubbled off-white foam cap that produce good lace.
Malt driven graham cracker biscuit palate leads a creamy attack that dries out on the finish with a light bitter hop accent.
Medium body, medium to just a hair above on the carbonation but very fine and soft.

pat61, Sep 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

RaphaelSC, Sep 17, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

terpinsd, Sep 17, 2014
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2/5  rDev -47.2%

tally, Sep 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

BobbyDigitali, Sep 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

cardinals22, Sep 13, 2014
Photo of mikenotchey
4/5  rDev +5.5%

Smooth. Crisp. Earthy. Perfect amount of carbonation.

mikenotchey, Sep 12, 2014
Photo of SteveB24
3.65/5  rDev -3.7%

SteveB24, Sep 12, 2014
Photo of GRG1313
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

GRG1313, Sep 11, 2014
Photo of affraydoh
4.52/5  rDev +19.3%

affraydoh, Sep 10, 2014
Photo of ttroha
3.52/5  rDev -7.1%

Tap. Semi-hazy brown with minimal white head. Aroma of caramel, pine hops and floral hops. Taste is sweet with bitter hops at the back end, Bitter, hoppy aftertaste. Medium bodied.

ttroha, Sep 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

DPCJR, Sep 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

ChaseTheAce, Sep 04, 2014
Photo of Flagon23
4/5  rDev +5.5%

Smooth, with a medium body and very pleasant flavor

Flagon23, Sep 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

tjtjd, Sep 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

schreurb, Sep 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Hellpop65, Sep 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

masterofsparks, Aug 31, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

HopsForBrains, Aug 31, 2014
Photo of Brew_42
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

A-Dark copper with an off-white head

Smell- Malty with some sweetness. A hint of citrus too.

Taste- Malty with some caramel up front. Turning more bitter towards the back end. Some citrus and pine. More bitter than you would expect from the smell.

Mouthfeel- Medium carbonation

Overall- Pretty decent beer. Smell's great but a little bitter for my tastes.

Brew_42, Aug 29, 2014
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5/5  rDev +31.9%

Thothamon, Aug 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

malfunxion, Aug 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

jrempel, Aug 25, 2014
Calico Copper Amber Ale from Ballast Point Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 1,009 ratings.