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Cooperstown Ale - Brewery Ommegang

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Cooperstown AleCooperstown Ale

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BA SCORE
80
good

57 Ratings
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Ratings: 57
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.51
pDev: 11.11%
Wants: 1
Gots: 3 | 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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j0hnc2468

New York

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

07-24-2014 21:32:48 | More by j0hnc2468
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jacewg

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

07-24-2014 15:48:24 | More by jacewg
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logicalparadox

New York

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

07-24-2014 00:49:26 | More by logicalparadox
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brutalist

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +14%

07-24-2014 00:11:48 | More by brutalist
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lauries444

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

07-23-2014 01:17:21 | More by lauries444
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Auraan

Arizona

4.21/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured a cloudy amber-orange with a one finger white head that receded slowly to a cap of white. Quite nice looking. Scents of clove, a slight undertone of citrus, especially lemon, apricot, some Pils malt sweetness in the background, sugary sweetness, and some very faint tea-like hops. A very pleasing aroma, quite Belgian in character, very true to form for a Belgian Blonde. Flavor begins with a nice, soft Pils malt sweetness, balanced with some nice spicy hop flavors and lemon peel. This moves into a more dry middle with a moderate spicy hop character and a fairly strong lemon peel-like bitterness. Finish is dry with further lemon peel flavor and a light alcohol bitterness. Aftertaste is bitter lemon peel and grainy malt. A fairly good flavor profile, that is well balanced and fairly true to style. Mouthfeel is medium-light bodied with medium-high carbonation and a smooth, slightly chalky feel. A good, very pleasing mouthfeel. Overall this is a good Belgian Blonde Ale that combines the very drinkable aspects of the style and the wonderfully complexity of Belgian ales. Quite a good offering.

Serving type: on-tap

07-22-2014 03:49:05 | More by Auraan
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JayQue

Virginia

3.86/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I usually rate beers where adherence to style is important. However what do you do when the style is fairly bland and the beer is quite tasty?

Cooperstown Ale pours a fairly clear bright gold color but with subsequent pours, becomes more of a hazy straw gold color. Big bubbly white head with good retention and patchy lacing.

Aroma is fairly strong, Belgian yeast and lemon zest.

Taste is excellent. Belgian yeast forward, lemon zest, some wheat bitterness and some mild hoppiness in the background.

Mouthfeel is smooth and light, enough hoppiness to affect the mouthfeel. Very refreshing.

This is a very good summer ale. Maybe not the model American Blonde Ale, but who cares?

Serving type: bottle

07-22-2014 00:40:34 | More by JayQue
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PGVG

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

07-21-2014 22:54:55 | More by PGVG
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woodchipper

Connecticut

2.75/5  rDev -21.7%

07-20-2014 22:14:18 | More by woodchipper
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jborg

New York

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

07-20-2014 02:45:54 | More by jborg
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MakeMineADoubleJack

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

07-19-2014 20:35:42 | More by MakeMineADoubleJack
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Flounder57

Massachusetts

3.64/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle was poured into a tulip glass.

Appearance: A two finger billowy head was poured that reduced to a small puffy layer. It is a hazy pale yellow with a little vision of bubbles coming up through the glass. Awesome lacing down the glass as the beer was drank.

Smell: Pilsner malts, powdery yeast, green apples, vanilla, grassy hops, and citrus hops.

Taste: Same as above with lingering bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Light, refreshing, bitterness, a little dry, and medium carbonation.

Overall: A nice golden ale that is borderline with a saison. Still enjoyable though.

Serving type: bottle

07-18-2014 02:33:35 | More by Flounder57
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traxstar7

New York

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

07-17-2014 00:48:01 | More by traxstar7
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chrishiker1409

New York

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

07-14-2014 00:31:55 | More by chrishiker1409
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alostplot

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

07-13-2014 20:36:41 | More by alostplot
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Hohnbaum

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

07-11-2014 23:22:20 | More by Hohnbaum
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little_star

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

07-10-2014 23:28:44 | More by little_star
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musicsherlock

New York

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

07-10-2014 20:05:13 | More by musicsherlock
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abcdefghijkyle

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

07-10-2014 02:28:11 | More by abcdefghijkyle
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atlbravsrno1

Tennessee

3/5  rDev -14.5%

07-09-2014 18:05:33 | More by atlbravsrno1
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timmy2b

New York

2/5  rDev -43%

07-08-2014 02:10:48 | More by timmy2b
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beerbrains

Nebraska

3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

07-03-2014 03:40:14 | More by beerbrains
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dradair

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

07-02-2014 16:30:20 | More by dradair
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bkwhoppa66

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

07-01-2014 17:38:17 | More by bkwhoppa66
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.56/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a murky light orange with a foamy off-white head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Foamy swaths of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Tiny chunks of sediment are seen floating around in the beer after the beer. Smell is of malt, grain, chalk, and yeast aromas. Taste is much the same with malt, yeast, and citrus zest flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop and yeast bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that is easy to drink but a bit too yeast forward for the style in my opinion.

Serving type: bottle

07-01-2014 02:47:58 | More by UCLABrewN84
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Cooperstown Ale from Brewery Ommegang
80 out of 100 based on 57 ratings.