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Premium Lager - Coopers Brewery Limited

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Ratings: 130
Reviews: 99
rAvg: 3.2
pDev: 17.19%
Wants: 2
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Style | ABV
Euro Pale Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: jarmby1711 on 03-27-2006)
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Photo of dgherm
3/5  rDev -6.3%

dgherm, Sep 08, 2013
Photo of rabbitguy
2.75/5  rDev -14.1%

rabbitguy, Aug 24, 2013
Photo of EBeckett3
3/5  rDev -6.3%

EBeckett3, Aug 10, 2013
Photo of Noelito76
3/5  rDev -6.3%

Noelito76, Aug 06, 2013
Photo of Olek4374
3.36/5  rDev +5%

My liquor store in Edmonton recently got a bunch of Australian beers. While I like the idea, the six packs are really, really expensive. I decided to tear them open and sell them as singles and chose to be the first customer of this one here.

The bottle is cool, and the label looks almost a little shiny. It pours a very cool looking shade of yellow with a compelling orange glow to it - this is a shade I don't think I've encountered yet in any pale lager, but it's awesome to say the least. The aroma is faint and has a sweet, malty undertone to it. It's not the sort of smell that makes me say "damn!", but then again very few beers like this do.

The beer proclaims that it is "all malt", a term I don't see used much in Canada, so I googled it and found it means that it is brewed with only malt and hops and no adjuncts. I can tell - it doesn't have those corny tones to it that some lesser brews have. I'm sure "stralya" has its fair share of adjunct lagers crawling around, so it seems I've found a decent one. There is a definite sweetness coming from the grain which is balanced well by a hoppy subtlety on my tongue. There is a little of a bitter aftertaste when you start drinking it, but this goes away after a few sips.

Feel is solid - nicely carbonated and it feels like a cloud going down my throat when I drink it - cool to say the least.

It's a fine beer for sure. I don't know if it warrants a repeat purchase, but it's a decent sip on a hot day.

Olek4374, Aug 02, 2013
Photo of mrfrancis
3/5  rDev -6.3%

mrfrancis, Jun 25, 2013
Photo of XsoldoutX
3/5  rDev -6.3%

XsoldoutX, Jun 10, 2013
Photo of psruss
3.5/5  rDev +9.4%

Just drank straight out of the bottle.

As others have said it's a fairly standard lager similar to a Carlsberg.

Nothing substantial in the way of aroma.

Taste is balanced, but more malt than hops. Very low on the bitterness.

Mouthfeel is good. Does not linger very long, but a fair session beer.

Overall, I think you could drink a good 4-6 of these without much complaints. Not very complex, but a very drinkable lager.

psruss, Mar 10, 2013
Photo of Mumps
3.75/5  rDev +17.2%

Mumps, Feb 19, 2013
Photo of mungus
2/5  rDev -37.5%

mungus, Jan 23, 2013
Photo of cliff1066
3/5  rDev -6.3%

cliff1066, Jan 04, 2013
Photo of bcsbeer
2.75/5  rDev -14.1%

bcsbeer, Dec 10, 2012
Photo of mwar
3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

mwar, Nov 27, 2012
Photo of Gtotango
2.75/5  rDev -14.1%

Gtotango, Nov 06, 2012
Photo of LJWalker
3.75/5  rDev +17.2%

LJWalker, Oct 31, 2012
Photo of soju6
2.85/5  rDev -10.9%

A: Pours a pale golden color with a small head that fades to no real lacing.

S: Mild aroma of malt sweetness and grain. not bad, just a bit bland.

T: Taste of some malt sweetness and grain. There is a mild bitterness and a fairly clean finish.

F: Light body, low carbonation, pretty boring.

O: Not a bad beer, just reminds me of a typical Euro Lager. Non-offensive probably best on a hot summer day.

soju6, Sep 09, 2012
Photo of Kubrickx
3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

Kubrickx, Sep 03, 2012
Photo of rolltide8425
3/5  rDev -6.3%

rolltide8425, Jul 12, 2012
Photo of pin
1/5  rDev -68.8%

pin, Jul 04, 2012
Photo of tbeer40
3/5  rDev -6.3%

tbeer40, May 18, 2012
Photo of leaddog
3.6/5  rDev +12.5%

Appearance - Pours a pale golden straw with a half finger width of bubbly white head.

Smell - Nice malts, hint of apple (actual fruit, not apple juice), touch of grassy grains. Unique from other euro pale lagers.

Taste - Crisp refreshing flavours of malts, grains, and light fruitiness. Very pleasant and once again, unique from other euro pale lagers.

Mouthfeel - Light-to-medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Crisp and dry finish.

Overall - A refreshing euro pale lager from Coopers. Excellent malt flavours made this stand out from others in the style. I could see this as a session brew, especially on a hot Aussie beach. Worth giving a try.

leaddog, May 13, 2012
Photo of wages
3.45/5  rDev +7.8%

appearance - 3.5/5 - Very light orange color. It pours with 1 1/2 fingers of white head that disappears pretty quickly.

smell - 3/5 - A hint plus of sweetness is all I can discern.

taste - 3.5/5 - Light sweetness balanced with a very moderate amount of hops.

mouthfeel - 4/5 - Fairly high level of carbonation is almost the highlight of this beer. That is to say, it somehow makes up for the lightness of it.

overall - 3.5/5 - Better than your average American big business lager, but still not for me.

wages, Mar 24, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +32.8%

Jdbusa, Mar 22, 2012
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3/5  rDev -6.3%

cammo84, Mar 21, 2012
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3/5  rDev -6.3%

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, Feb 27, 2012
Premium Lager from Coopers Brewery Limited
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