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Copper Moon - McMenamins

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Copper Moon
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77
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14 Ratings
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Ratings: 14
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.18
pDev: 18.87%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
A refreshing copper-orange hued summer pale ale produced with all organically grown malted barley. Hop flavor and aroma are provided by Centennial and Amarillo hops which are used in the latter stages of each batch and intermingle delightfully to generate a citrusy & flowery olfactory experience. The outcome is a smooth, flavorful summer draught.

(Beer added by: t0rin0 on 07-28-2011)
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MikeRice1969

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev +17.9%

08-23-2013 22:06:14 | More by MikeRice1969
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PretzelCity

California

3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

07-14-2014 06:05:03 | More by PretzelCity
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jackmax

Washington

2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

07-10-2014 22:34:50 | More by jackmax
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cascobrew

Massachusetts

2.7/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 4 | smell: 1 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.75

On tap, pours a golden copper, slightly hazy with a fine lacy head. Very faint floral aroma, not noticeable until near the end of the glass as the beer warms up. Advertised as having a strong aroma hop presence, lighter on the buttering hops - however I get mostly a late bitter taste that lingers on the palate. Very smooth with a nice mouthfeel but the strong bitter finish makes it hard to appreciate the malt bill all that well - you get a hint of it right up front... Overall not bad, but I think could be a lot better with a shift towards more aroma and bittering hops.

Serving type: on-tap

07-05-2014 22:00:41 | More by cascobrew
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mdavidson

Washington

3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

06-23-2014 03:32:14 | More by mdavidson
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BrewtalHonesty

Michigan

2/5  rDev -37.1%

06-22-2014 11:31:08 | More by BrewtalHonesty
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CoryR

Oregon

3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

11-04-2013 04:18:29 | More by CoryR
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NOLTERN

Oregon

2.01/5  rDev -36.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

This beer was another mcmenamins dissapointment ale. The appearance looks alright; its a nice clear amber color. The head lacing is alright, but disappears quickly. The taste is all hop and very little malt. I do not know if they only use huge amounts of bittering hops for this beer and no aroma hops at all, but that is the impression I get. This beer is also very thin and has a terrible aftertaste that is strongly metallic (maybe thats where the copper in the name comes from).

Overall, this is not a remarkable beer, but for all you folks that thank copious amounts of hops are all you need to make a good beer, you might like it.

Serving type: on-tap

10-06-2013 02:44:09 | More by NOLTERN
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Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

08-13-2013 18:17:01 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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heather625

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev +17.9%

07-21-2013 20:50:57 | More by heather625
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shelby415

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

02-27-2012 06:52:19 | More by shelby415
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mrkinnex

Oregon

4/5  rDev +25.8%

02-16-2012 22:53:36 | More by mrkinnex
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Hoolihan

Oregon

3/5  rDev -5.7%

02-10-2012 06:50:32 | More by Hoolihan
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t0rin0

California

3.58/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Sampled 7/17/2011 at the Vancouver WA location (on the Columbia).

Pours clear amber, some white head that doesnt last long.

Aroma is mostly bitter and malty with some light hop presence including a bit of pine and flowers.

Flavor is malty, bitter, caramel, a tiny bit citrusy, not all that exciting really but refreshing all the same.

Light body, drinkable.

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From the website:

"A refreshing copper-orange hued summer pale ale produced with all organically grown malted barley. Hop flavor and aroma are provided by Centennial and Amarillo hops which are used in the latter stages of each batch and intermingle delightfully to generate a citrusy & flowery olfactory experience. The outcome is a smooth, flavorful summer draught."

Serving type: on-tap

07-28-2011 19:29:02 | More by t0rin0
Copper Moon from McMenamins
77 out of 100 based on 14 ratings.