Copper Altbier | The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery

BA SCORE
90
outstanding
386 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:
386
Reviews:
86
Avg:
4.07
pDev:
13.51%
 
 
Wants:
68
Gots:
118
For Trade:
3
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 386 |  Reviews: 86
Photo of bcgill
4.27/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tillmac62
4.23/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

BOD 10/29/14. Pours a clear medium amber with a rich garnet cast. Normal head volume, exceptional lacing and normal retention. Light nose of biscuit with a bready background over a light caramel. As it warms, earthy noble hop notes are present. Heavy light body with a bit of creaminess and oiliness that produces a very smooth texture. I've never encountered so much texture in a body this light - exceptional job. Well carbonated with effervescence from the middle on. The World Class flavor profile is reasonably intense, superbly balanced and a bit complex. It begins with bready biscuit that flows into a very mild bitterness. As the bitterness fades, a slightly sweet caramel base is noted along with a hint of nuts. The finish is fairly clean and here is where the hop flavor comes forward, which I believe is Hallertau Mittlefruh. An outstanding Altbier.

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Photo of marley2112
4.21/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Swift989
4.43/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Sebas
3.8/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of lupercmda
3.99/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ctruskey
3.83/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerNoobNC
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of sgollinger
4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

Photo of bratch
4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of jredlich4
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of geishadoll009
4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of NCBrewmaster
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of Machoo
4.6/5  rDev +13%

Photo of RichardMNixon
4.6/5  rDev +13%

Photo of MylesMac
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of jaygerman
2.08/5  rDev -48.9%

Photo of archdukeofrandom
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of NCMatt
4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

Photo of Jerobi17
5/5  rDev +22.9%

Photo of Jgespaillat
1/5  rDev -75.4%

Photo of Hopsiam14
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of treznor
3/5  rDev -26.3%

Photo of Trey1633
4.8/5  rDev +17.9%

Photo of aleckpa
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

Copper Altbier from The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery
4.07 out of 5 based on 386 ratings.
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