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Old Yankee Ale - Cottrell Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

235 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 235
Reviews: 141
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 14.4%
Wants: 17
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cottrell Brewing Co. visit their website
Connecticut, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our flagship brew, a medium bodied, American Amber Ale, that has a great up-front malt taste with a refreshing hop finish. Drown yourself in New England with this outstanding session beer.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-29-2001)
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

twenty5, May 10, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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3/5  rDev -21.5%

musicsherlock, Mar 28, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

WDJersey, Feb 16, 2013
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TD2, Feb 11, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

JonIrabagon, Jan 31, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

NeoZaZ, Jan 28, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

sanitarium16, Jan 18, 2013
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5/5  rDev +30.9%

mholland, Jan 10, 2013
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4.91/5  rDev +28.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Great beer and perfectly balanced. Not a high ABV so you can really drink this all night long. Absolutely one of my new favs

zuperman, Jan 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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3.15/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a hazy deep orange-ish color with a tan head. In the aroma, fresh grains and notes of gingerbread. In the taste, fresh grains, a small pine hop, and a gingerbread malt. A small hop like bite and a medium bodied mouthfeel, with a dryer fresh grain and note of gingerbread in the aftertaste. Quite English and homebrew like, not bad, but a bit boring.

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3.65/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: Poured from a bottle to a pint glass. Had a copper color and a clear texture. There was a small amount of foamy head that quickly dissipated. Below average lacing.

S: A decent enough aroma of hops, malt, and some caramel.

T: Tasted of hops (an average amount), a bit of malt, a bready quality, some caramel, and a hint of citrus. Tastes more like an English Pale Ale than an American one. Not a bad flavor, but not terrible either.

M: A well-carbonated beer with a dry, clean finish. Light- to medium-bodied.

O: This is a solid beer, but didn't wow me in a significant way. Still, a drinkable brew.

avalon07, Oct 19, 2012
Old Yankee Ale from Cottrell Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 235 ratings.