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Copperhead Ale - Fordham Brewing Company

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172 Ratings
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Ratings: 172
Reviews: 92
rAvg: 3.36
pDev: 15.48%
Wants: 1
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Fordham Brewing Company visit their website
United States

Style | ABV
Altbier |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
The name isn’t a coincidence. This Düsseldorf style Altbier blends caramelized malted barley with pronounced hop character to create a subtle copper hue. Copperhead Ale is famous for its signature balanced flavor & impeccable smoothness.

(Beer added by: pezoids on 07-30-2002)
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DAVIDMAGNUM

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4.33/5  rDev +28.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A not quite pale ale. Very balanced and easy to drink.

Copper in color, fairly dark, aggressive pour brings up a lasting one inch head ( natural carbonation? ) with plenty of lacing.

The smell reminds me of National Bohemian, not skunky, but an old or old world aroma.

The taste starts with malts, simple but good and ends with just enough hops to leave me wanting more.

Good stuff.

Serving type: bottle

08-02-2008 14:47:09 | More by DAVIDMAGNUM
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Copperhead Ale from Fordham Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 172 ratings.