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Old Slugger - Cooperstown Brewing Company

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150 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 150
Reviews: 95
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 15.8%


Brewed by:
Cooperstown Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-24-2001)
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Selderkin

New York

4.5/5  rDev +29.3%

01-19-2013 20:40:03 | More by Selderkin
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ElijahRivera

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3.25/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Reviewed based on tasting notes from a blind pale ale tasting.

12 oz. bottle inside a paper bag poured into a plastic tasting cup.

A- Amber color.

S- Nutty, earthy, good malt presence. The hops are weak in the aroma and taste.

T- Same as the aroma. The hops only provide a slight bitterness.

M- ?

O- It tasted English to me, and it turned out it was Cooperstown Brewing Old Slugger Pale Ale, which is a brewery that usually sticks to English styles although BeerAdvocate lists it as an APA.

Serving type: bottle

12-30-2013 19:35:47 | More by ElijahRivera
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12-28-2013 20:31:32 | More by BillRoth
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Cooker_stp

New York

3.46/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Appearance - deep brownish orange slightly hazy.

Smell - semi-sweet, caramel, some citrus aroma. Not strong at all though.

Taste - decent taste. A real middle of the road slightly sweet taste of caramel comes through in the taste.

Mouthfeel - not much there

Overall - I thought this was an okay beer. Definitely sessionable. Not to overpowering.

Serving type: on-tap

09-09-2013 01:12:20 | More by Cooker_stp
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rlee1390

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A-Hazy orange, some carbonation, three finger head, semi-sticky

S-Grass, banana, butter, some citrus.

T-Meh, not much of anything. Same flavor that is all of their beers because of the yeast (the buttery note). Not much bitterness.

M-Medium bodied, some carbonation.

O-Only picked it up because it was the only beer I hadn't tried of theirs. It was meh. Not much reason to drink their stuff.

Serving type: bottle

09-06-2013 16:19:09 | More by rlee1390
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zachary80

Indiana

3.61/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Purchased at the brewery last week.

Pours am amber brown with a dense white head. Good lacing. Dark body for being a standard pale.

Hoppiness leans towards citrus, is a little on the light side, and some malt sweetness and yeast character come through.

The maltiness is definitely a dominating factor here, each sip seeming to swing between the malt and hops. The yeast character hinted at by the aroma is also present here.

Good mouthfeel for a pale ale. No alcohol presence.

Overall I am rating this as an English Pale Ale and not an American one - it seems more stylistically like the former although it seems to use American hops. Also picked up a pamphlet that describes some of their beers; I'll try to update if it provides relevant information.

***
From their info:
"Old Slugger - a hearty pale ale, copper in color, quite malty, with a moderate hop bitterness. 5.4% abv"
General:
"In brewing, we use two-row English barley malt, West Coast hops, and yeast from Ringwood, England."

Serving type: bottle

04-27-2013 02:55:34 | More by zachary80
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Old Slugger from Cooperstown Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 150 ratings.