Copper Altbier | The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery

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387 Ratings
Copper AltbierCopper Altbier
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery
North Carolina, United States
oldemeckbrew.com

Style: Altbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly Copper Amber Ale

Added by AlexJ on 04-29-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
387
Reviews:
86
Avg:
4.07
pDev:
13.27%
 
 
Wants:
68
Gots:
118
For Trade:
3
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1/5  rDev -75.4%

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2.08/5  rDev -48.9%

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2.12/5  rDev -47.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 1 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.25

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2.25/5  rDev -44.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -38.6%

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2.5/5  rDev -38.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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2.75/5  rDev -32.4%

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2.75/5  rDev -32.4%

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2.75/5  rDev -32.4%

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2.82/5  rDev -30.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

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3/5  rDev -26.3%

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3/5  rDev -26.3%

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3/5  rDev -26.3%

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3/5  rDev -26.3%

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3/5  rDev -26.3%

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3/5  rDev -26.3%

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3/5  rDev -26.3%

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3/5  rDev -26.3%

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3/5  rDev -26.3%

Photo of mmcurran
3.02/5  rDev -25.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Mediocre at best. Maybe just not my type of beer

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3.03/5  rDev -25.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Nothing special - pretty average

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3.05/5  rDev -25.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Not really my type of beer so I'll say that first. I truly feel it's a bit overrated. Looks great. Taste is....meh. I've had better.

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Photo of craytonic
3.05/5  rDev -25.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours a copper-amber with a chill-haze, not much head or lacing. Smell and taste of caramel up front, followed by bread and light hops. Needs much more flavor. Mouthfeel is decent, nicely creamy. You could drink a few, but wouldn't want to. Glad to have a new brewery in Charlotte, hope it grows up and branches out.

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3.22/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A. Copper. Not much head lingering around

S. Metallic but not strong. Fairly unoffensive and unimpressive.

T. It tastes like it's labeled. Very very metallic. Even the aftertaste is metal. Not sure if it is the hops used or what but is overly "copper" in taste.

M. Great mouthfeel. Light and crisp.

D. Its easy to drink despite it's pitfalls. The atmosphere of their taproom is good and it is easy to stick around and kill these beers. Nit a bad session beer if you can get over the metallic taste.

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3.25/5  rDev -20.1%

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Copper Altbier from The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery
4.07 out of 5 based on 387 ratings.
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