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Copper Legend - Jack's Abby Brewing

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307 Ratings
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Ratings: 307
Reviews: 64
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 10.96%
Wants: 14
Gots: 22 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Jack's Abby Brewing visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Ancient timelines talk of dark days, plagued by hardships and Kingdom demands. When hope was all but lost, a legend emerged. A plumber. With copper pipes and an uncanny wit, he battled fierce foes and saw to the brewery’s opening. Our Octoberfest is malty, smooth and exceedingly drinkable. It is perfect to celebrate and honor today’s legends. We use locally grown wheat from MA, Munich malt and noble hops.

22 IBU

(Beer added by: jlindros on 09-06-2011)
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4/5  rDev +7%

gabedivision, Sep 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Ktjonesy, Sep 16, 2014
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3.68/5  rDev -1.6%

adam_hill, Sep 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7%

CJRubes, Sep 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

HuskyHawk, Sep 13, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev +1.6%

pottergator, Sep 13, 2014
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5/5  rDev +33.7%

A: Pours bronze with great clarity. Anais has the start be quickly dissipates. Not much lacing but a thin film of bubbles persists.

S: biscuity and malty. Toasted grain and mild sweetness.

T: Wow! This is what an Oktoberfest Marzen should taste like! Biscuity, a little chewy, but fresh and clean, with animal cracker and cracker flavors throughout. Mild hops in the back add some dimension to all of the grainy and bready flavors.

O: I love this brew! An instant classic. Maybe the best Oktoberfest offering I've yet had! One to try if you're a fan of the style or if you're a skeptic of the style.

logicalparadox, Sep 13, 2014
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3.68/5  rDev -1.6%

dreis, Sep 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

HopGrazer, Sep 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

BMart, Sep 12, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +12.3%

Pours perfect amber. Clear, serene and has a fat , creamy off white head that falls slowly enough. Nose is white bread with a touch of wheat sweetness. No hops no fruity esters. As the beer warms a light sweet hay or grassiness comes forward a bit. Taste is lovely. Lighter side of medium mouthfeel with a delicate lager bite form bubbles. Delicate because the bubbles seem so tiny. Not at all big or rough. Light toasty white bread with a nice crust on it. A dry crisp wheat and a lovely bit of what I am going to call floral. Grapeskins actually. This beer finishes dry and with the malt edging out any hop character at the very end. I love this. Not bitter at all.

This beer is bright, vivid and reminds me of how the fall leaves give off their last bit of light as color before they turn brown and fall. Delicate swift on the palate and has a measure of sunshine in the drink imparted by the wheat.

utopiajane, Sep 10, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

jlussier, Sep 10, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +27%

Flashy, Sep 10, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

JTomczak, Sep 10, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

timotao, Sep 10, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

A: crystal clear; copper colored (duh!); 1 finger off white head that receded quickly; no lacing;

S: sweet malt; bread;

T: follows the nose with the sweetness taking over at the finish; a touch of bitterness in the background;

M: light bodied; light carbonation;

O: mellow; easy drinking; a little sweet for my taste;

HamdenHector, Sep 08, 2014
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3.2/5  rDev -14.4%

Ian_B, Sep 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7%

EdwardK77, Sep 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

braican, Sep 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

Pours like a textbook Marzen style lager; clear, amber/ copper color and perfect carbonation levels. Aroma is incredible, rich, earthy, malty and even some hop tints as well. The beer is very smooth, medium bodied and the much desired malty sweetness comes through nicely. A bit of a metallic aftertaste in the top of the mouth but does not deter from hammering back another swig....and another...

I first started drinking the super-hopped Jack's Abbey Mass Rising and Hoponius Union and figured they were another brewer catering to the public demand for super hopped ipa's and ipl's. I have certainly been corrected...JA puts out a wide variety of lager style brews including this fine offering, Cooper Legend....A road trip to Framingham is on the to-do list...

Reegze79, Sep 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Kelp, Sep 07, 2014
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4.33/5  rDev +15.8%

Pours, erm, copper-colored.

Smells sweet, zippy, and bready with a little bit of an amber ale crispness. Kind of a like a combination between a mellow bock and a lightly hopped red. Nice.

Tastes like it smells. Like autumn. Complex but mellow, wonderfully balanced between a sweeter front end and a lightly bitter finish.

A really, really good American Marzen. It tastes more in debt to Millstream's O-fest than to any traditional Munich ones. And while it's not as good as its Iowa counterpart, it's still probably the second best American marzen I've ever had.

mynie, Sep 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

SFC21, Sep 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

WoostaBia, Sep 04, 2014
Copper Legend from Jack's Abby Brewing
84 out of 100 based on 307 ratings.