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Old Slugger - Cooperstown Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
79
okay

153 Ratings
THE BROS
74
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Ratings: 153
Reviews: 95
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 15.52%
Wants: 2
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
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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Reviews by WesWes:
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WesWes

New York

3.8/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The beer pours a dark golden color, with a nice white head that is well maintained. The golden color is acheived with a small proportion of chocolate malt in the grist (I come to this brewery often). It's aroma is malty in composition with little hop aroma. It's taste is excellant. Malty notes and that Ringwood yeast. The mouthfeel is good also. Low to med. body with a smooth finish. Definately one you can enjoy over and over again. It's the flagship beer of this particular brewery, although I think they have better ones. As far as pale ales are concerned I think this is comparible to most micros, but is far from the top.

Serving type: bottle

06-02-2003 12:35:21 | More by WesWes
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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

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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.

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Old Slugger from Cooperstown Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 153 ratings.