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Cooperstown Ale - Brewery Ommegang

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Cooperstown AleCooperstown Ale

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BA SCORE
81
good

83 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 83
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 10.11%
Wants: 1
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brewery Ommegang visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: morrowd3 on 05-22-2014)
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beerdogg

Texas

3.96/5  rDev +11.2%

08-23-2014 16:43:39 | More by beerdogg
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KTCamm

New Jersey

4.03/5  rDev +13.2%

Pours light bronze/gold, heavy white foam. Lots of lacing. Belgian yeast nose, little peppery. Taste is smooth, surrounding hop presence. Fades in/fades out. Flavors of pear. Even and flavorful. Consistent. Tasty bitter. 7/25

08-23-2014 16:20:30 | More by KTCamm
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

08-22-2014 04:48:52 | More by DrunkinYogi
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kjkinsey

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

08-22-2014 00:12:04 | More by kjkinsey
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Texasfan549

Texas

3.6/5  rDev +1.1%

08-22-2014 00:12:02 | More by Texasfan549
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Zetcha7x

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

08-20-2014 00:48:41 | More by Zetcha7x
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KingStephenR

New York

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

08-18-2014 01:00:53 | More by KingStephenR
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jmw4437

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

08-16-2014 00:20:00 | More by jmw4437
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stomioka

New Jersey

4.2/5  rDev +18%

08-15-2014 21:45:27 | More by stomioka
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GearHaiku

New York

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

08-15-2014 00:25:01 | More by GearHaiku
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falconxman

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

08-11-2014 17:49:18 | More by falconxman
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Betajeff

New York

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

08-11-2014 01:24:18 | More by Betajeff
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Stalgondo

Georgia

4/5  rDev +12.4%

08-10-2014 23:14:06 | More by Stalgondo
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DoubleJ

California

3.81/5  rDev +7%

I love baseball, perhaps not as much as a teenager when I convinced my parents to take a detour through upstate New York to visit the Basbeall Hall of Fame in Cooperstown. The same city has also been producing perhaps the best Belgian-styled ales this side of the Atlantic. Cooperstown Ale kills two birds with one...baseball. From a 12 ounce bottle, on to the beer:

Something in that Ommegang brew produced huge, billowy heads which retain well. Another one appears in Cooperstown Ale with an orange-yellow body to match. The aroma is dry, floral, with notes of clove and vague bread dough. It tastes almost saison-like. It's a dry, modestly hoppy ale with some elegance. Fennel sweetness, floral notes, vaguely spicy, and overall dry. The body is light and airy, and it is an easy drinking ale made for warm days or watching baseball.

08-07-2014 22:46:47 | More by DoubleJ
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ThisWangsChung

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

12 oz bottle into a wine glass.

A: Pours a hazy yellow color. The head is a little over two fingers high, with a perfectly white shade. While it's not particularly thick or bubbly, the retention is quite good...annoying, in fact. Webs of lacing are left on the glass.

S: Aroma-wise, there's a definite Belgian element here - pseudo-Belgian ale, perhaps? I'm really enjoying the white grape note coming through, along with touches of black pepper and bread. It's even faintly hoppy. Yeah, looks like the BA collective underrated this going by the nose...

T: ...on second thought, it's rated about right. The pseudo-Belgian theme continues on the flavor profile: while there are some notes typical of a Belgian blonde (like white grape or bread), there's more of a typical 'Murican flair than anything Ommegang has made yet. The front end has a pleasant fruitiness, but I also get a weird cleaner-like note that harms the finish. If it tasted like it smelled, this would be a great blonde.

M: Typical blonde ale here - light, crisp, and dry finishing. Carbonation is surprisingly gentle, but by no means is it flaccid. Killing this is as effortless as it should be.

O: Not bad. Problem is, the nose wrote checks the flavor profile couldn't cash. Due to the price point, I'd have trouble recommending purchasing a 4 pack, but it's well worth trying a single.

08-07-2014 20:43:50 | More by ThisWangsChung
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SaranacinTexas

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

08-05-2014 00:48:01 | More by SaranacinTexas
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utopiajane

New York

3.56/5  rDev 0%

Pours with a slight haze, golden, yellow and with fiery sunshine highlights. Fat head of white crea,y faom that fell and left rings of lace. Nose is a nice bit of sweet lemon peel. Some pils malt sweetness and a bit of floral. Light sweet flower petals and a bit of orange. The yeast on this one is powdery and subtle and not very funky. Delicate. Taste is a dry and earthy cracker without too much sweetness on it. Crisp. Mouthfeel is silken and smooth. Soft. and creamy. Needs a few bubbles if you ask me. The drink is fruity but light and the floral and the fruits are both equal on the palate. Balanced toward the crisp dry malt. A sharp little bitter takes over in teh finish and lingers a bit. Finishes not quite dry and with no bite from carbonation.

08-04-2014 18:18:51 | More by utopiajane
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GreenMind

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +12.4%

08-02-2014 02:41:29 | More by GreenMind
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sneaks2210

New York

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

08-01-2014 01:49:34 | More by sneaks2210
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dvanhandel

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

07-31-2014 23:56:43 | More by dvanhandel
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ksimons

New York

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

07-30-2014 01:16:46 | More by ksimons
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

07-27-2014 15:07:51 | More by AirZombie
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hangya

New York

4/5  rDev +12.4%

07-26-2014 21:15:53 | More by hangya
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IPAchris

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

07-26-2014 14:21:52 | More by IPAchris
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Cooperstown Ale from Brewery Ommegang
81 out of 100 based on 83 ratings.