Coopers Mild Ale - Coopers Brewery Limited

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Coopers Mild AleCoopers Mild Ale

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BA SCORE
73
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27 Reviews
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Reviews: 27
Hads: 50
rAvg: 2.98
pDev: 9.4%
Wants: 6
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
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Coopers Brewery Limited visit their website
Australia

Style | ABV
English Pale Mild Ale |  3.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: koolk on 01-15-2005

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Photo of Weizenmensch
2.76/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 2 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

As soon as I poured this I was disappointed. After a hard day's work the enjoyment of any beer is enhanced, yet this one is upsettingly average for a Cooper's ale. The head seemed not to form correctly while pouring, so there was an excess of effervescence and a consequent lack of head retention. There is noticeably less yeast suspended in the beer than most Cooper's ales, which is one thing I love about the brewery. It is fairly mild, but I just noticed some faint but pleasing roast coffee characteristics. Overall, I hoped this would be better, it's not bad but it's not great. I'll give it another go one day in case it was a slightly infected brew (explaining the flatness) but maybe I just prefer a meatier Cooper's. (726 characters)

Photo of koolk
2.55/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

So this is Coopers attempt at a mid-stregth. Should be intresting if nothing else...

A darker slightly cloudy amber colour (more bronze perhaps?) that has a lite fluffy head that soon goes. Good firm carbonation.

Has a touch of the "cooper-ness" to the nose, but those wicked yeasty aromas found in their other brews are severely limited here. Has a touch of grainy malt but nothing to intresting or complex.

Creamy mouthfeel with a very flat palate. Too flat in fact for a Coopers beer. Has a real citrus hop tang with some slight light malt flavours in the end. Pretty boring.

Well, it seems overall this is a pretty lackluster effort by Coopers. However, this is still better than any commercial light/mid strength out there (still tastes cooperish!) but I would head for the Rogers or Moonlight before this one. (827 characters)

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Coopers Mild Ale from Coopers Brewery Limited
73 out of 100 based on 27 ratings.