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Coopers Extra Strong Vintage Ale - Coopers Brewery Limited

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BA SCORE
83
good

346 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 346
Reviews: 262
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 13.74%
Wants: 13
Gots: 14 | 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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Photo of brewdlyhooked13
3.33/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

4-Oct-2002 bottling.

Appearance - pours a deep golden, honeyed color into a 10-ounce drinking glass, saving the rest for a little bit. A quick frothy head gets nowhere and is gone in seconds. Patchy bubbles on the surface and that's it. Pouring the rest in after sampling some, what the hell is all that gunk?!?! There's quite a load of chum sitting in the bottom of this. I will pour some of it in to get the beer and wait a bit for that goo to settle out.

Aroma - quick breath of grain on the pour, a touch of sweetness, both going nearly invisible after a few moments.

Taste - husky grain flavor up front enhanced by alcohol. The swallow brings on some good balancing bitterness, again intensified by the abv. Fairly simple flavors, but fairly good, too. Slightly boozy in a non-harsh, mellow way. Not all that inspiring but it's tasty.

Mouthfeel - solid bodied beer, the carbonation is still zippy, crisp and inviting.

Drinkability - no show-stopper but certainly easy to drink.

brewdlyhooked13, Mar 23, 2006
Photo of Naerhu
4.05/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to theSilverhand for this brew.

A - Hazy brown body with off white head and stubborn lacing.
S - Brown sugar and yeasty aroma.
T - Sweetish half baked bread malt with nice big yeasty aroma. Very light hoppyness. This is a beauty.
M - Nice light carbonation, on a body that is a bit too small.
D - This is a joy to drink. The maltyness and yeastyness play off each other.

Naerhu, Mar 13, 2006
Photo of rodrot
3.43/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This ale poured a cloudy brown color with a half inch fluffy head. Aroma was almost absent with just a faint whiff of malt hitting my nose.
Taste was malty and fruity with just a little bit of hop bitterness. I could taste some notes of caramel and a candyish taste in the finish. This beer seemed rather thin to me and not very complex in the aroma or flavor. This was a 2005 bottle, so maybe it requires a few months of aging.

rodrot, Mar 10, 2006
Photo of jameaterblues
3.65/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

The Cooper's Vintage Ale poured a dark cloudy brown color. It smelled of strong hops and spice. The carbonation was high for most beers, but felt fairly moderate for Cooper's. The body of the beer was fairly heavy, it is a very strong ale. The hops were prominent, just as in the smell. And it had a strong finish with the ample taste of spice. This was an interesting beer. It was delicious while drinking it, but I really don't see someone drinking a lot of it. The spice was really strong, and my girlfriend said said it tasted of soy sauce, which I can kinda see(it was not a bad thing , just a really spicy finish).

jameaterblues, Feb 25, 2006
Photo of goatherder
3.98/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

serving - 375ml bottle, 2004 vintage

a: nice looking bottle - more upmarket than your standard Coopers fare. Foil cover on neck looks classy. Pours deep copper with a nice one finger head. The head remains tight and lasts well into the beer.

s: sweet malty aroma, a bit of floral hops in the background. the yeast is there. There's something that smells a little like dishwashing liquid - not offensive, just a little like artificial fruit smells.

t: nice sweet hit up front. The malty nose isn't so obvious in the mouth Quite smooth and a good bitter hops bite at the end. The higher ABV is obvious, especially in the finish.

m: big mouthfeel, just like I like em, complemented perfectly by a subtle carbonation.

d: Quite easy to drink and I'd definitely buy more. Not quite a session star - the high ABV makes this a one-or-two only affair.

goatherder, Feb 20, 2006
Photo of ashleyshalyn
3/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I tried this at a barley wine tasting for some reason… I’m guessing b/c the ABV is high. As a barley wine I named it “the Budweiser of barleywine.” Described as strong ale, however, I feel it deserves a little more credit.

A: No head wnad a foggy burnt amber color, thin.

S: Coppery/metallic (like after playing a guitar with old strings or handling a bunch of pennies) with a light pecan and fruit aroma

T: A mellow light alcohol with sweet malty tones and a light hop finish… really not too exciting at all.

M: Medium high body w/ low carbonation

D: I would drink it again if someone else paid for it, but for my $ I wouldn't get it again.

I don’t recommend this one too much… not bad… but just not really doing it for me. I drank this alongside a few really really awesome barleywines so I’ll review again when I am tasting it on its own.

ashleyshalyn, Feb 16, 2006
Photo of BuckeyeNation
3.83/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Dark orange with quite a few flecks and flakes floating within. I broke off the pour before some of the larger, nastier stuff had a chance to escape. The buff colored cap is small and isn't the least bit sticky. It's deflating relatively slowly, but doesn't look wonderful on the way down. There's very little lace in the beginning and a few stray splotches in the end.

The nose is reminiscent of musty orchard fruit (apples mostly) and caramel. The aroma isn't all that compelling. It doesn't smell 'strong', either in terms of how much actually reaches my nose or in terms of its character. I guess the 7.5% ABV is the sole justification for the name.

The flavor is a definite improvement. I won't go so far as to agree with the brewers that it's the beer equivalent of fine wine, but it does have a concentrated fruitiness that justifies the comparison on some level. There's a modest toasted bread flavor, some light caramel and an unsweetened tea-like quality that I associate with some English ales. Bruised apples are still uppermost, with a faint oranginess trailing along in their wake.

There's a fair amount of hoppiness (Tettang? Kent Goldings?) that easily counters whatever sweetness might be present. The middle is firm and the finish is crisp and dry. I can't really taste the alcohol, but I'm pretty sure that I would have come close to guessing the ABV if blinded.

Although the amount of carbonation is on the low end, the beer is far from underbubbled. A bigger body would have worked much better. I like my old ales to have some amount of chewiness and mouth linger. This is a lighter version of the style for sure.

Coopers Extra Strong Vintage Ale reminds me of a higher alcohol English pale. It could use a tad more depth and assertiveness, but it's still a worthwhile beer that I found appealing. This is my favorite Coopers Brewery offering to date and has to be included in my top handful of Aussie beers as well.

BuckeyeNation, Feb 09, 2006
Photo of DogFood11
2.65/5  rDev -27.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Cooper's Vintage poured into a snifter forms a controlled 2 finger hea that leaves stringy lacing. Hazy body that looks meaty. Yeast particles evident, never bothered me a bit yet so no big deal.

Light fruitiness to this brew is the savior....lemon zest, toast, combine with a light fruitiness and molds together rather abrubt. Enough bitter hops to keep this thing in check, maybe the bitterness is from a lemon peel as well. Its a nice beer but its between Average and never purchase again....oh the dilema.

Notes: not a brew I'd want to drink more than one of in a night, and it has nothing to do with the abv%. Zesty lemon, thin body, with a weaker toasted starter. Stick with the stout from this brewer.

Mouthfeel is spiced, dry and lingering. Highly reccomended.

DogFood11, Jan 20, 2006
Photo of blitheringidiot
3.28/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

$300 a bottle

Label indicates 4-OCT-2002. 315 mL 7.5%

Pours a murky dark orange amber with rising bubles to a wafer thin khaki head cap.

Malty sweet sugary aroma, reminding me of an olde ale for sure.

Dry flour flavors with a delicate blended orange & lemonade twinge. Slightly diluted for an olde ale, and 7.5 % ABV is easy going. Clean finish with some pancake linger.

Feel is soft carbonation. Nothing spectacular but that would be good if it strikes the mood. like a marzen.

blitheringidiot, Jan 10, 2006
Photo of tgbljb
4.1/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a cloudy coopper copper coler with only modest slightly off-white head. Quickly fell to only thing ring.Has a nice fruity smell with the promise of great things to follow. The taste is truly extraordinary. Nice maltiness with a very strong fruitn character (dates, plums). Finish is very smooth, and although there is a distinct lack of carbonation, it ends nice and creamy. For a 7.5% beer, this is a suprisingly easy drinker.

tgbljb, Dec 31, 2005
Photo of beerphilosopher
3.33/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured into an extra large pint glass from a 12 oz short bottle.

A - A very murky, hazy brown color because of the suspended sediment in the bottle ... reminded me of apple cider, but not quite as transparent. Not a substantial head, although vigorously poured. Diminished fast and left sporadic lacing.

S - Sweet and complex. Contains a spicy aspect that is favorable but not easily identified. Bread baking, or maybe a pastry of some type. Slight honey-like odor and yeast.

T - Pronounced malty sweetness. This is a complex beer and difficult to identify. Almost a fermented fruit-like taste upfront with subdued hop flavors accentuating. Yeasty. Not a lot of alcohol flavor to report.

M - Although thick and murky, like a cider, there is a decent carbonation to this ale that is not immediately apparent. Over all, a very thick, creamy ale that feels decidedly balanced to the malty side of things.

D - I'm at a bit of a loss with this one, as I haven't really encountered anything quite like it before. Much more drinkable, and enjoyable that it initially appears ... this ale is worth a try for sure. It's complexity and elusiveness in being easily identifyable is a virtue in this case, I believe. I wonder what it would be like with the heavy sediment removed altogether ...? I suspect this is a good part of it's appeal however. A worthy, although odd, ale. I can honestly say I like it and would drink it again ... and since I have 2 more bottles, I intend to do just that.

beerphilosopher, Dec 29, 2005
Photo of Gritsak
3.3/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A- hazy brownish orage with a decent size offwhite head. retention is pretty good.

S- sweet fruity smell with some malt and yeast. alcohol is also a little noticable.

T- kind of bland taste. nothing really stands out that much. alcohol is warming and there is a bit of hop presence.

M- heavy body with a little creaminess. carbonation is low.

D- i could drink a couple of these without a problem, but thats just because there not really a whole lot of flavor going on.

overall- this isnt a bad beer, just not very good. its pretty easy to drink, but i just dont get much pleasure drinking it.

Gritsak, Dec 19, 2005
Photo of acrawf6
3.58/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured out to what i thought was a pretty unattractive hazy brown, almost like very dirty dish water i used to see at my old work. I thought i poured aggresively, but didnt get too much of a head.

Smell is dry apples with little bits of cinnomon spice.

Taste is apples, a little sour. Alcohol comes through, especially in aftertaste. I also get a little butterscotch in the aftertaste.

Mouthfeel is good. Tastes very crisp and carbonated on my toungue. A full flavor is good balance.

Overall, i think this one is certainly one to try, but one i really need to be in the mood for to have again. Especially the price. Where i got it, it was $20 a six pack (although that place is always expensive). luckily they sold it singly or i wouldnt have tried it.

acrawf6, Dec 01, 2005
Photo of brentk56
3.15/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Appearance: Pours a murky ice tea brown with nary a head and very little lacing

Smell: Rich caramel malt nose with undertones of tropical fruit

Taste: Immediate domination by the malt accompanied by a quick transition of apples and orange; the finish is marred by an unbalanced blend of alcohol and phenolic band aids

Mouthfeel: Full-bodied but a bit slick (diacetyl?) with modest carbonation

Drinkability: Just a few too many flaws here and there to be very good; I'm disappointed as I had high hopes for this Aussie; is this supposed to be a malt liquor?

brentk56, Nov 26, 2005
Photo of Mitchster
2.15/5  rDev -40.9%
look: 1 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Batch No.Oct 04-2002. 2.2 standard drinks, 7.5% ABV, 375 ml.

"The sediment is completely natural and can be gently mixed before drinking". Tell you what, sediment perhaps, but not coagulated chunks of fish food flakes (i.e.-Kwak and Abbaye des Rocs). Pours out to a lumpy and brazenly stewed medium amber, forming a poofy and soapy off yellow head with very good retention and one solid sheet of lace. Carbonation is moderate. The aroma is very odd....lots of pale malt husk mixed with butterscotch, red apples and green herbal hops, white grape juice, honey and rooibos. Mouthfeel is zippy with brisker carbonation than visualized, and medium bodied (deceptively light for an extra strong vintage ale!). The taste starts with green herbs, but not really hops, butterscotch, cardboard Fuggles and East Kent hops, a minutely brief wash of caramel in the middle, acrid and astringent isopropyl (imagine pouring a tablespoon of isopropyl into your beer and there you have it), followed by weaker suggestions of leather in the finish. Bitterness is moderate, but not good.

This is a complete mess-up. I can't think of anything positive about this brew. Riddled with off-flavors, looks horrible, acrid mouthfeel, bad drinkability...it's all there. Definitely pass on this one, it totally sucks.

Mitchster, Nov 17, 2005
Photo of asabreed
4.45/5  rDev +22.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12 oz shorty bottle, Oct 2002 is the batch and bottle date, so I guess this guy's already 4 years old? Here goes.

Appearance: Because of the shitload of sediment that was poured into the glass, it's made the beer a weird hazy brown. Slightly unattractive in that sense, but also very much like something I've never seen. Odd pieces of sediment are floating around and are stirred up as I sip on it. Also, it's got a great head that's still above the beer, and decent lacing.

Smell: An odd mix of vinous grape-like qualities and sweet, dark, chocolate. Yes, odd indeed, but somehow it works very well. Some yeast, dark bread, maple, caramel, and slight toffee too. I've never really smelled a beer like this before.

Taste: Malt sweetness up front, with the vinous characteristics coming back later and right before the swallow. Some hints of sweeter chocolate are there too, along with some, brown sugar, some fruit: plum, apricot? Tons of stuff going on, and though it's slightly odd it's working very well for me, one because of the singular nature of the beer, and how quality the balance and ingredients seem. And where's the alcohol for 7.5%? Hidden, and hardly there in my opinion.

Mouthfeel: The carbonation levels are those that seem absent, then they spritz the mouth upon the swallow. This may be because the seemingly higher sugar levels, but I don't know. Either way, it ends up being a bit creamy and velvety by the end. Medium body but not cloying or anything. Satisfyingly coating, if you will.

Drinkability: I'm more than impressed by this brew, especially for the seemingly lower end reviews (meaning many significantly lower than a total of 4), but I think this is complex, satisfying, original, tasty, and altogether a great drinking experience. Make sure you decant properly if you're not a big sediment fan, though, because like Smuttynose IPA, there's tons, and it'll make its way into the glass if you're not careful. Then I ask: what did the four years do? I guess it has to be good things. Either way, I'll be getting more of this, and even if you're a bit wary, you should try it for sure.

asabreed, Nov 14, 2005
Photo of connecticutpoet
3.98/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Best before 10-9-2006. The pack I took it from said it was vintage 2002, but there was no indication of this on the bottle itself.

This brew was a hazy light brown offering, with a two finger fizzy head. I was surprised that it was so bubbly and carbonated.

The aroma was VERY complex... sherry, white wine, raising, and figs, with caramel malts underneath. Quite nice.

Taste was not at all fruity, unlike the nose. I detected light roasted malts, coffee with cream, and some oak flavors. Tasty indeed.

Mouthfeel was pretty darn good... nice body to rhis one. Smooth and creamy despite initially seeming like it was heavily carbonated.

Drinkability... damn good. I will have to get another one and cellar it until the date on the bottle.

connecticutpoet, Nov 01, 2005
Photo of dgallina
3.23/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12oz brown bottle dated best-before 10-09-2006.

Poured a cloudy pale light brown with a minimal sheen of foam and minor lace; not very appetizing looking. Minimal aroma; brown sugar and molasses over a vaguely spicy whiff of alcohol. Restrained sweetness up front, develops round and pleasant wood tones in the middle and finishes with slightly metallic toasted malts and alcohol notes. Rather thin and over-carbonated for a strong ale.

Easy-drinking and utterly undistinguished.

dgallina, Oct 30, 2005
Photo of jarmby1711
2.7/5  rDev -25.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

This is my second try of an Australian brewed English Strong Ale, and I an conclude I probably dont like the style .
This looks inviting in the glass semi hazy burnt mahogany with a persistent smal bead.
It smells pleasnatly yeasty
The first few sips are sharp with a passionfruit flavour but it becomes astringent and harsh , It is like drinking a dull rum and water.
Is it a good beer .? I dont think it is

jarmby1711, Sep 27, 2005
Photo of DaveFL1976
2.93/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Coopers Extra Strong Vintage Ale comes in a “vintage” looking bottle, and pours a deep mahogany brown, yet cloudy colour with a humongous head that crowns up over the glass without spilling over. The label indicates 7.5% alcohol and that they achieve it from “choice malts and an extended top fermentation.” The smell is a combination of aged, toasted malt and the sharpness of alcohol. The first taste to greet you is the sharpness of the high alcohol content. It’s not particularly well hidden, especially for “only” being 7.5-percent. The second taste is a toasted malty pseudo-sweetness followed, again, by the alcohol dryness. Mouthfeel is quite good, body-wise and carbonation-wise, but post-swallow, the alcohol can get to you. It’s not as easy-drinking beer as you would hope, and the “dryness” becomes a bitterness. To sum up, I won’t buy this beer again. Although it looks pretty nice, and smells pretty good, Coopers makes their Extra Strong Vintage Ale seem like the 12% Belgian that doesn’t balance out the high alcohol content. The only problem is that Coopers Extra Strong is 7.5% alcohol and does a poor job of balancing it out. All the more disappointing. I adore their sparkling ale and stout, but this beer is not one of their best.

DaveFL1976, Sep 14, 2005
Photo of studentofbeer
3.68/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

4 Oct., 2002 bottling. sienna in color, clear except for the yeasties i dropped in. oops. the head ran off except for around the rim. lots of great highlights--overall color is really nice.

very "british" character in the nose--bread, marmalade, honey. sweet. also some plum and phenolic yeast charcteristics like you get in a strong dark belgian.

a bit thin in body-- good carbonation but malt flavor has receeded somewhat leaving a lot of dryness and not much else at first. nice aftertaste however, cinammon, nutmeg and fruit, like spiced fruit/fruitcake. still some hops in the finish to dry things out. a bit acidic and possessing a phenolic character, which adds to the overall complexity and not overpowering so it doesn't detract too much (maybe it's from dropping all the yeasties in).

sure both 1845 and SLA trump this in the style category,
but this is not a bad sipper, especially if you want something a bit different.

studentofbeer, Sep 13, 2005
Photo of wl0307
3.9/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

My bottle is 2004 vintage, with a BEST AFTER date of 20/08/04. (suppose that's the bottling date?)

A: in a goblet it pours a very (Coopers-trademark) cloudy, dark and rusty-copper colour, with an off-white, foamy head settling fast to a thin layer of tiny bubbles lasting very well, against a constantly fine fizzy body.
S: quite refreshing malty nose plus mild aroma of candyish-orange, preserved-peach and a touch of light caramel; fruitcake's lightly buttery and dried-fruit (raisins) aroma sustains firmly at the back, along with a tinge of yeast, but not too much. In a sense it resembles the kind of very deep and flat raisiny aroma of a glass of semi-sweet Medeira wine left in the air for a while, yet I like it~~
T&M: first approaching is an overwhelmingly raisiny, almost madeira-wine like warm, alcoholic texture!!...the obviously creamy texture of malts is underlined by a quite floating dark-fruity and lively alcoholic, yeasty plus a bit woody feel lingering in the mouth, which turns increasingly dry and leaves a rounded but restrained palate of malts and more dark-fruits in the warm finish. The mouthfeel is very balanced, turning from a bit stimulating initially to soft towards the end, while in the aftertaste it becomes settled and dryish.
D: a quite strong beer, it somehow is quite restrained and simplistic in terms of overall flavour. Still, this is a nice beer to savour once in a while.

wl0307, Sep 07, 2005
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3.53/5  rDev -3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Coopers Vintage Ale (2000) should be served at "cellar" temperatures (50-55F) from a traditional no-nick pint glass or brandy snifter. As with most of Coopers bottle conditioned ales, this one pours up noisy with ample carbonation. Vintage Ale is dark golden/orangish amber in color with a large, loose collared white head. The aroma is ripe with orchard farm fruits e.g. Bartlett pears, ripe persimmons & slightly nutty with just a hint of spicy hops. In addition, there's some papery/winey notes i.e. oxidation in the background.

Vintage Ale starts off slightly tart and very winelike, but emerges with some nutty, toasted malt character. The maltiness isn't as generous as one's led to believe, but there's a nice balance of flavors. The finish is very crisp & slightly dry which detracts some from the drinkablity. However, the overall creaminess is comforting to the tongue and the emerging warmth lightens the soul! I recommend not to cellar this one too long, so as to savor this strongish ale in its youth. Enjoy Coopers Vintage Ale as a nightcap or paired with a simple plate of traditional Damper (Bushman's Bread), Bunya or Macadamia nuts, and/or Grabetto (goat's milk) cheese. Here's to 140yrs. of Aussie brewing & tradition!

CHEERS! Beertracker

Beertracker, Sep 05, 2005
Photo of Zorro
3.93/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured with care to leave the sediment in the bottle.

Pours a clear copper colored ale with a skimpy head.

First sniff is very fruity with a scent of rye and a bit of ethanol. Fairly spicy scent that is quite pleasant.

Taste is fruit and rye with a little butter. A little sweet it has a brisk bitterness in the finish. A little tartness in the finish.

Mouthfeel is good.

Nice drinkable beer here but I think I can find better.

Zorro, Sep 04, 2005
Photo of WesWes
3.48/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

The beer pours a dark amber color with loads of floaties and a thick frothy offwhite head that fades to lacing. The aroma is decent. It has a traditional English ale scent, which is sweet, but with a bisquity aroma. It's bitter with a slight warmth and some burnt toffee character. The taste is decent. It has a smooth toffee flavor with a slight warmth and residual sweetness. The mouthfeel is average. It is a medium/full bodied beer with less than adequate carbonation. This is a pretty good beer. I haven't had any exceptional beers from these guys, but they all drink pretty well.

WesWes, Aug 15, 2005
Coopers Extra Strong Vintage Ale from Coopers Brewery Limited
83 out of 100 based on 346 ratings.