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Elk Creek Copper Ale | Elk Creek Cafe + Aleworks

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3.76/5
Very Good
34 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Elk Creek Cafe + Aleworks
Pennsylvania, United States
elkcreekcafe.net

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
This beautifully colored ale strikes an agreeable balance between malt and hops. Caramel + toffee notes from the use of more highly kilned malts step up to complement this beers assertive hop profile.

Added by ffejherb on 01-20-2008

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#23,836
Reviews:
6
Ratings:
34
pDev:
7.45%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Growler poured into a snifter. The brew appears a polished, perfectly clear burnt copper color with a quick fading off-white cap that hardly leaves spots of lace on the glass.

The aroma contains some biscuit malts, slightly toffee-like with fruity and floral hop/alcohol accent. Not really a sweet smelling brew but the malt is the first thing noted which seems strange for an APA.

The taste is plenty sweet with flavors of caramel/toffee that seems more like sugar than malt. It is a little carbonic in mature slightly mineraly before the finish gets herbal and bitter with a light grassy aspect.

This is a medium bodied brew with a moderate to lower level of carbonation. Not bad, but really not good either. I am glad to finally get to try a beer from this brewery but yikes this leaves a lot to be desired.

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Elk Creek Copper Ale from Elk Creek Cafe + Aleworks
Beer rating: 3.76 out of 5 with 34 ratings
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