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Coopers Extra Strong Vintage Ale - Coopers Brewery Limited

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Coopers Extra Strong Vintage AleCoopers Extra Strong Vintage Ale

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BA SCORE
82
good

332 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 332
Reviews: 261
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 14.01%
Wants: 12
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Coopers Brewery Limited visit their website
Australia

Style | ABV
English Strong Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-07-2002)
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davidfoley

New York

3.7/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

2007 Vintage

Appearance - Caramel orange colour, cloudy due to bottle conditioning, light carbonation and very little head retention. Sediment is relatively dark in colour.

Smell - Oranges, Dried Apple, Very mild Christmas spice, and malty background. Reminiscent of Grand Mariner

Taste - Well balanced, fruity with sweet malt and some tang. Hints of apple, apricot, banana and raisin. Dry, mild bitterness with some tart fruity malt in the after taste. Quite sweet and fruity for the style.

Mouthfeel - Smooth very slightly syrup with a light crisp carbonation.

Drinkability - Nice beer, would definitely have another. Quite heavy and fruity so not a session beer. Might suit a cider drinker better. Also quite potent in terms of alcohol.

Serving type: bottle

12-07-2010 20:00:22 | More by davidfoley
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Coopers Extra Strong Vintage Ale from Coopers Brewery Limited
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