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Coopers Extra Strong Vintage Ale - Coopers Brewery Limited

Coopers Extra Strong Vintage AleCoopers Extra Strong Vintage Ale

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BA SCORE
82
good

326 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 326
Reviews: 261
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 14.01%


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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3.09/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

2013 355ml bottle purchased in Dunedin NZ and comsumed the same day.

Pours dark reddish amber with poor clarity and a fizzy, short-lived head. No lacing is left on the wine glass.

Aroma: sweet and pleasant with a suggestion of cordial. Higher ABV evident here as well as in the taste and feel.

Fruity flavor with a battle between sweet and bitter.

Feel: light body; mildly astringent with some alcohol heat; low carbonation leaves this ale rather lifeless.

O: cannot recommend this old style ale despite its fine aroma.

Serving type: bottle

12-31-2013 09:11:24 | More by chinchill
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

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4.04/5  rDev +11%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2012 vintage
A - fully hazy swamp brown, multi coloured head held at a thin cover
S - dark fruits, grapes, phenols, bubble gum, all enticing
T - butterscotch mixes with dark fruits, light phenols, and light leafy hops
M - light and well carbonated, mine rally and dry finish
O - very tasty and easy dinking, leaves me thirsty after each sip

Serving type: bottle

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British Columbia (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

2013 vintage

nice aroma of malt and caramel with a hint of citrus

taste: malt and caramel mixed with candied banana with hints of raisin and spice

a good quality beer that is the best in the coopers range. Will be interesting to taste again in a year or two.

Serving type: bottle

07-20-2013 06:28:39 | More by admiral
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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Vintage 2008

Poured into a mug glass.

Appearance: Pours a murky hazelnut brown with a fingernail of light lacing hugging the glass. The lacing doesn't dissipate as you drink this beer.

Smell: nose has light caramel, malts and grains with maybe some slight fruit esters.

Taste: flavorful with raisins, honey, malty cereal grains, nutty with a hint of apple. No real alcohol present.

Mouthfeel: Descent. Silky and smooth over the palate. Low carbonation.

Overall: Cellared from beer of the month club. This beer has mellowed throughout the cellaring process. However, I don't believe this has benefited the beer. Not as developed as I had hoped for this style.

Serving type: bottle

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Coopers Extra Strong Vintage Ale from Coopers Brewery Limited
82 out of 100 based on 326 ratings.