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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

935 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 935
Reviews: 379
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 10.79%
Wants: 21
Gots: 38 | 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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jsausley

North Carolina

3.65/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a Sam Adams "Perfect Pint Glass."

A: Nice dark amber red with hints of orange and brown. Significant head, little lacing, nice appearance.

S: Wheats, malts, lots of hops. Kind of a sweet caramel on top.

T: Initial flavor is standard for an amber, but it has a significantly large hoppy bitterness. Sweet caramel notes and lots of good roasted malt. Significant bitter aftertaste.

M: Smooth, crip and not too rich but drinkable.

O: Not a bad selection. It's a Boston Lager with more hops. Quite a nice, flavorful beer that's full of malt, caramel and hops. Solid B+.

Serving type: bottle

07-13-2014 19:29:20 | More by jsausley
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allstar255

California

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

07-13-2014 02:28:49 | More by allstar255
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fiveiron

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +5.3%

07-12-2014 05:33:26 | More by fiveiron
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CosmoHopHead

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

07-11-2014 21:45:41 | More by CosmoHopHead
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Charliekidd

California

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

07-11-2014 05:16:11 | More by Charliekidd
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Imacul8drm

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

07-11-2014 03:56:12 | More by Imacul8drm
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the_encinitan

California

4/5  rDev +5.3%

07-11-2014 00:42:40 | More by the_encinitan
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TLA

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

07-10-2014 00:06:41 | More by TLA
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Hcsponge


3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

07-08-2014 21:34:57 | More by Hcsponge
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Fakexican

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

07-06-2014 02:40:36 | More by Fakexican
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NateMac13

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

07-06-2014 02:22:33 | More by NateMac13
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bearbreak

Korea (South)

4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

07-05-2014 17:08:46 | More by bearbreak
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Lucoli

New York

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

07-02-2014 23:25:34 | More by Lucoli
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paulish

New York

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

07-02-2014 02:24:40 | More by paulish
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Zarf

Maryland

4/5  rDev +5.3%

06-30-2014 00:47:06 | More by Zarf
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DKRowden

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

06-29-2014 04:28:02 | More by DKRowden
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Hoppsbabo

United Kingdom (England)

4.06/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Dark amber body with a chunky cream-coloured head.

S: Strong orange rind and fudge combination.

T: Has the marmalade and the fudge but the sweetness is masked by a rindy bitterness, making it fairly dry. Malt character is undetectable.

M: Soft but lively effervescence.

O: It's no Sculpin but an enjoyable beer none the less.

Serving type: bottle

06-28-2014 13:10:17 | More by Hoppsbabo
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CCInCharge

California

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

06-28-2014 05:31:27 | More by CCInCharge
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Heymikew2

Hawaii

4/5  rDev +5.3%

06-28-2014 04:38:15 | More by Heymikew2
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kushlash23

Georgia

4/5  rDev +5.3%

06-27-2014 17:20:12 | More by kushlash23
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SlamLord

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +5.3%

06-21-2014 02:01:34 | More by SlamLord
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Chingringo

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

06-18-2014 19:27:51 | More by Chingringo
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NJBeer265

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

06-17-2014 20:23:29 | More by NJBeer265
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geocool

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +5.3%

06-16-2014 14:39:35 | More by geocool
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chinchill

South Carolina

3.86/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle.

Dark amber brown with a towering beige head.

Aroma: fairly equal mix of hops and malts.

Flavor follows although the balance is a bit maltier.sweet light and medium roast malts with a touch of darker (chocolate?) malts.

O remarkable flavor for style. Recommended.

Serving type: bottle

06-16-2014 12:58:52 | More by chinchill
Calico Copper Amber Ale from Ballast Point Brewing Company
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