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Coopers Best Extra Stout - Coopers Brewery Limited

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BA SCORE
87
very good

539 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 539
Reviews: 363
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 11.69%
Wants: 23
Gots: 22 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Coopers Brewery Limited visit their website
Australia

Style | ABV
Foreign / Export Stout |  6.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-15-2002)
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j-rod18

North Dakota

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

12-22-2013 22:37:00 | More by j-rod18
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sveinnbirkir

Iceland

3.74/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A fine stout for sure. Feels a little to thin and runny for in my mouth, and I will subtract from the overall score for the somewhat excessive carbonated taste. It almost makes up fort with the beautiful sticker design though.

Solid offering, just lacking that final push.

Serving type: bottle

12-20-2013 16:45:39 | More by sveinnbirkir
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HRamz3

Pitcairn

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

12-18-2013 14:36:58 | More by HRamz3
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MylesMac

Manitoba (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

12-18-2013 01:47:29 | More by MylesMac
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zenithberwyn

California

4/5  rDev +3.9%

12-15-2013 07:23:37 | More by zenithberwyn
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chogm54

Australia

4.03/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: very dark brown almost black, opaque, mild carbonation, great 1 inch thick caramel brown head that eventually thins to about 5mm in a pint glass

Smell: roasted malts, trace of nutmeg, slightly metallic

Taste: dark roasted chocolate up front, leaving a slight honey like sweetness coming mid way through, nice slight malty bitterness at end

Mouthfeel: a bit thinner than other stouts, which may not be a bad thing depending on your preference, and makes it more sessionable. crisp.

A beer I've wanted to try for ages, a bit thinner than other stouts, but this increases its appeal to me - i could definitely fit a few of these in one go. nice roasted cocoa taste is a plus as well. give it a go!

Serving type: bottle

12-12-2013 10:15:13 | More by chogm54
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GFish

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

12-08-2013 00:02:37 | More by GFish
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BillRoth

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

12-07-2013 18:11:54 | More by BillRoth
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psm90

United Kingdom (England)

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

12-01-2013 09:45:49 | More by psm90
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Rwalford74

Australia

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

11-30-2013 11:54:00 | More by Rwalford74
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mpalestino

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.9%

11-30-2013 02:34:15 | More by mpalestino
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

11-12-2013 04:35:00 | More by jaydoc
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ISmith87

Arizona

4.05/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - 3.75 - This beer is a nice dark brown-black opaque color with a thick brown head that leaves thick lacing on the glass. Very standard bottle. I like it.

S - 3.75 - It has a really enticing creaminess about the smell, I'm surprised at how much vanilla I'm getting in addition to the chocolate and roasted notes.

T - 4.25 - Really nice creamy taste with chocolate, coffee, and roasted malts as the base. Little bit of hoppy bitterness in there too. Very well balanced. This would probably be great with some age on it.

M - 4 - Nice mouthfeel that's medium-thick. Alc completely covered. Aftertaste is roasty, but also creamy, like the aftertaste from a nice cold glass of whole milk.

O - 4 - I'm really surprised in a good way by this beer. Being a big fan of imperial stouts I have a hard time finding examples with a lower ABV and gravity that are just as satisfying. This one is. It will stay in my rotation for a while.

Serving type: bottle

11-07-2013 03:20:35 | More by ISmith87
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XsoldoutX

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

11-05-2013 08:19:50 | More by XsoldoutX
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TeachChefs

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.9%

10-31-2013 00:12:01 | More by TeachChefs
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KevT

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

10-28-2013 02:24:53 | More by KevT
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ClayO

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

10-26-2013 22:46:44 | More by ClayO
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Argion

New York

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

10-26-2013 03:55:42 | More by Argion
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BamfBacon

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

10-24-2013 09:01:17 | More by BamfBacon
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ohyayitstrey

Oklahoma

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

10-20-2013 16:43:07 | More by ohyayitstrey
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cyclonece09

Maryland

3.88/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 375 ml bottle into a 14 oz "pint" glass. Pours pitch black with a small brown head. Smells of berries and fruit with slight coffee. Tastes of slight coffee with sour fruit, intersting combination that is pretty good. Beer is carbonated heavily Andy goes down really easy for its medium body. Overall a pretty good beer.

Serving type: bottle

09-29-2013 23:32:12 | More by cyclonece09
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.34/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Best after 7/29/12.

Pours an opaque black with a foamy dark khaki head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Small streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of dark roasted malt, cocoa, and slight char-like aromas. Taste is much the same with cocoa and char flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of roasty bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is an above average beer with some nice aromas but the flavors come off as a bit too acrid and burnt for my liking.

Serving type: bottle

09-26-2013 03:22:00 | More by UCLABrewN84
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zachgroves

Texas

4/5  rDev +3.9%

09-24-2013 02:46:50 | More by zachgroves
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Chadbeer7

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

09-21-2013 13:15:45 | More by Chadbeer7
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Maillard

California

4/5  rDev +3.9%

09-18-2013 04:14:25 | More by Maillard
Coopers Best Extra Stout from Coopers Brewery Limited
87 out of 100 based on 539 ratings.