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Cooperstown Ale - Brewery Ommegang

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Cooperstown AleCooperstown Ale

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62 Ratings
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Ratings: 62
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.51
pDev: 10.83%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | 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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chinchill

South Carolina

3.79/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Served from a 12 oz bottle into a small tulip.
This is pretty much a Belgium PA style beer.

Appearance: Clear with a durable head

Moderately bitter and lightly sour aftertaste is disappointing
Aroma is more appealing than the taste and slightly flowery.

Serving type: bottle

06-18-2014 02:24:08 | More by chinchill
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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

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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?

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3.64/5  rDev +3.7%
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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.

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Cooperstown Ale from Brewery Ommegang
80 out of 100 based on 62 ratings.