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Copper Bell Lager - World Brews

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Ratings: 28
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 2.74
pDev: 21.17%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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California, United States

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: secondtooth on 06-27-2011)
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Reviews by secondtooth:
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2.98/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pale yellow and clear, with lots of carbonation. Spotty lace.

Malty, grainy aroma. Adjuncts.

Watery mouthfeel. Taste is sweet, inoffensive, and light. A little biscuit undertone. Not a terrible lager, but neither is it outstanding. I'd say, a decent summertime session beer, and a decent value at $6.99/12pk at Whole Foods.

Serving type: can

06-27-2011 17:39:41 | More by secondtooth
More User Reviews:
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3.25/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Well this beer doesn't suck as much as the Copper Light. This one has a strong malty sweetness to it, but it still works in its own way. Absolutely no distinct character beyond the malty sweet thing, but makes for an easily drinkable beer, if the sweetness doesn't bother you.

Serving type: can

08-05-2012 21:29:12 | More by RblWthACoz
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District of Columbia

2.75/5  rDev +0.4%

06-16-2012 21:47:35 | More by nmann08
Photo of Con-a-sewer

2.7/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

I got a 12pack for 4.99 at wholefoods

Pours straight yellow it's the color of pee after you drank beer and ate pizza it looks like it going to lace then doesn't

Smell: it smells like the Midwest: corn, grain, straw and it almost try's to smell hoppy but fails

Taste: alfalfa, sour in a good way, sweet bread actually kinda nice

Mouthfeel: stinging carbonation and syrup like after, goes down easy

Overall: this surprised me I am in no way going to take a road trip to find this beer but if I opened up an ice chest at a family BBQ and saw this I would be very happy... A very good value at 4.99

Serving type: can

06-05-2012 18:14:53 | More by Con-a-sewer
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New Mexico

2.9/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from just under an inch or so above the glass gave this clear straw golden colored beer a medium to big white head that quickly died into a less than average or impressive lacing.

Light almost sour grain malt with lighter grass and yeast aroma.

The taste is also sour grain malt with slight traces of yeast and bitter hops.

A dry aftertaste with a slight sour bite to it.

This light bodied beer isn't much to brag about other than it's cheap and it's beer.

The only thing good about it is that it's slightly better than Copper Bell Light Beer, lol.

Serving type: can

06-01-2012 22:12:01 | More by LXIXME
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3.25/5  rDev +18.6%

05-25-2012 19:17:29 | More by theempire
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3/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Poured from 12oz can into a pint glass.

Appearance: light straw hue with a clear body and a good effervescence. Head poured a finger of frothy white foam but dissipated rather quickly.

Smell: light and sweet with a somewhat plastic-like adjunct-ey aroma thrown in. Even for the style it's not terribly appetizing.

Taste: light malt with a lot less of that plastic-ey character from the aroma. Some noble hop character leads to a light but present bitterness. Plain but not bad.

Mouthfeel: light body but with a huge, huge carbonation. Creaminess abounds here!

Overall: don't love the smell, but the big frothy mouthfeel makes up for it. Halfway decent.

Serving type: can

05-17-2012 04:03:29 | More by flagmantho
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4.3/5  rDev +56.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a Perfect Pint. Fourth or fifth can from the 12-pack bought at Whole Foods for 7.99. Indicates Rochester, NY on the can, so I am thinking this private label brand was brewed by Genesee.

A=Light, pale straw, similar to other adjunct lagers, but perhaps lighter than average. Head was 2+ fingers but fell within a minute or so.

S=Faint aroma of corn and hops.

T=Reminiscent of a cream ale--creamy and sweet presence.

M=Without a doubt, the most drinkable beer that I can remember. Very little carbonation and smooth taste to boot. That said, I have tried this with pizza and grilled meat, and it did not go well with either.

O=A true session beer good for drinking by itself. I would drink this beer again, but not likely to purchase it again, as I typically drink beer with a meal and this just does not complement food that well.

Serving type: can

04-22-2012 22:46:30 | More by dhannes
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New York

2.55/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

12 ounce can purchased at Whole Foods in Yonkers, NY

Pours super light and clear. Minor near white head.

Next to no nose, minor flavor, I guess the buzz words on the can- "origional, genuine, traditional old style brew" means, no smell, no flavor, no interest and no redeaming qualities.

Oh well, I didn't have high hopes for the quality of this one.

Serving type: can

03-07-2012 00:24:55 | More by Billolick
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North Carolina

2.95/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pale straw yellow color with plenty carbonation bubbles. The head depends of the glass I use. With a good pilsner glass I can get a moderate soapy white head that has decent retention.

The aroma is clean. Not much to it. Some grassy hops and grains.

The flavor again is just clean refreshing American Lager. Nothing under or over the top. Not a lot going on. Super easy to drink and very light in body.

Overall, this is at least a clean lager. There is no nasty aftertaste. Keep it cold and cut the grass with this lager.

Serving type: can

02-25-2012 05:16:37 | More by Luigi
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North Carolina

3.03/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I needed some drinking beer for the 'big game' this weekend, since I probably won't be paying much attention to either. I'm a Jet fan, so it's all about the food and commercials for me. I picked up a twelver of this nonsense at Whole foods in Cary for about seven bucks, so even if it's intolerable, it's pretty cheap.

Ridiculously pale, clear hue is saved somewhat by a big, fresh, foamy white head, which promptly dies as I write this. Seriously, it's completely gone. I don't type that slowly. Lace is decent. Nose is inoffensive basic grains.

Taste is similar. Some real standard malt and noble hops, but it's all kind of watered down and mushy and lacking any real substance of any kind. It does finish clean and is reasonably smooth. I would honestly say the biggest flavor is the carbonation. This is bland for a light beer. The label says "traditional old style brew". Apparently taste was optional back in the day or the label is full of shit.

Still, for a nothing macro, it is good in that it lacks badness. Within this crappy style, this is okay.

Serving type: can

02-05-2012 02:27:41 | More by daliandragon
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1/5  rDev -63.5%

02-04-2012 01:48:09 | More by bootsdomino
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3/5  rDev +9.5%

01-12-2012 01:59:47 | More by HopStoopid120
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2.5/5  rDev -8.8%

12-31-2011 01:33:13 | More by jdhamilton
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2.9/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Copper Bell has a very thick, soapy, stark-white head with a decent amount of thick lacing and a mostly clear yellow-golden appearance, with a presence of fine particulate matter. The aroma is of sweet, wet hay and grain, and the flavor is of barley, grain, a dash of hops, and there is some bite to it. Mouthfeel is very light and watery, and Copper Bell finishes fairly crisp, refreshing, and easy drinking. For someone on a tight budget, it’s okay, otherwise it’s only average.


Serving type: can

12-30-2011 15:49:58 | More by RonaldTheriot
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2.5/5  rDev -8.8%

12-26-2011 20:50:33 | More by mlunney
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New York

2/5  rDev -27%

12-16-2011 21:04:43 | More by jk3
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New Jersey

3/5  rDev +9.5%

12-13-2011 17:37:16 | More by xxxcjbcxxx
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2.93/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Picked up a 12 pack at Whole Foods merely because the price was around 6 bucks. Worth a shot; not a huge investment. Poured from the can into a pils glass. Very pale yellow body. Lots of carbonation creates a huge white head. Smell was like all other macros - a non factor. Taste was pretty run of the mill, but I will admit, it wasn't awful. True, it's a plain old lager, but it is what it is. It's not trying to be fancy; just a cheap lager. Mouthfeel was thin and light. In the end, not as terrible as I was expecting. For around 50 cents a can, it beats Bud.

Serving type: can

12-11-2011 22:11:59 | More by morebeergood
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3.03/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This is a fairly enjoyable, basic American adjunct/macro-type lager, simple, rough, but better than many.

Pale gold, it has a huge white head steadily shrinking to a thin ring.

Aroma is nice light lager - grain, apple, grass, hint of metal.

Taste is pleasant lemony grain, apple, grass, hint of metal, a bit thin and sweet, but pleasant with hint of grassy-lemony hop bitterness and faint 7-up quality in finish.

Serving type: can

12-02-2011 22:07:56 | More by Offa
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New York

2/5  rDev -27%

11-17-2011 04:30:59 | More by shufon
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2.15/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Can purchased from the bargain singles section of Whole Foods in Los Altos, CA.

Pours a flat, light and extremely clear yellow. Yes, yes, urine is what it looks like. The frothy white on the top could also be the product of a particularly enthusiastic pee, foaming and pungent as it looks. Lacing is patchy, but solid enough. Pretty decent body to it, actually. Eh.

Nose is clean, but slightly sweet with corn adjuncts. There's perhaps the slight clean note of some greenery suggesting some kind of hop addition (at least waving it over the kettle at some point). It's bright and clear, but very generic indeed.

Taste is non-existent. Really, it's so bland and light as to be almost like drinking slightly carbonated water. A little husky sweetness on the back, perhaps—in a clean, nothing way. Really, it's so lame, so flavourless. Feel is light as well, making you wonder whether you're actually drinking anything.

Drinkable in that way dishwater is drinkable. You could if you had to, but why would you want to?

Serving type: can

10-17-2011 01:09:47 | More by lacqueredmouse
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North Carolina

3/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a light gold with a mound of frothy head. Smells of faint corn and adjunct with very, very faint hop notes. Taste is smooth graininess followed by a mellow hop bitterness. Mouthfeel is crisp and refreshing.

For an adjunct it's not awful. I've had worse.

Serving type: can

08-21-2011 19:23:01 | More by tdm168
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New York

2.55/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Not much to say on this one. It's a cheap lager. It looks like a cheap lager. Tastes like a cheap lager. Has the mouth feel of a cheap lager. If you pour it into a cheap glass you will discover the head of a cheap lager. For $7.99 a 12-pack you can't really expect any better.

If you are looking for a better beer you'll have to pay a better beer price. While I didn't enjoy this beer necessarily it is exactly what you should expect.

Serving type: can

08-01-2011 23:49:48 | More by chefelf
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1.78/5  rDev -35%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

This is going to be a short review. Poured from can into a pint glass. Looks like a typical adjunct lager. Smells like a typical adjunct. Tastes like crap. Taste like water would actually be a better way to put it. Feels like water. Had about 1/5 of can before i drain poured the rest.

Serving type: can

07-31-2011 14:43:30 | More by avaldivia
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Copper Bell Lager from World Brews
69 out of 100 based on 28 ratings.