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Copper Legend Octoberfest | Jack's Abby Brewing

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BA SCORE
3.76/5
Very Good
516 Ratings
Copper Legend OctoberfestCopper Legend Octoberfest
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Jack's Abby Brewing
Massachusetts, United States
jacksabbybrewing.com

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.70%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Ancient timelines talk of dark days, plagued by hardships and Kingdom demands. When hope was all but lost, a legend emerged. A plumber. With copper pipes and an uncanny wit, he battled fierce foes and saw to the brewery’s opening. Our Octoberfest is malty, smooth and exceedingly drinkable. It is perfect to celebrate and honor today’s legends. We use locally grown wheat from MA, Munich malt and noble hops.

22 IBU

Added by jlindros on 09-06-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#20,865
Reviews:
113
Ratings:
516
pDev:
10.64%
Bros Score:
3.88
 
 
Wants:
21
Gots:
90
Trade:
1
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3.88/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Yanzo
4.18/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kwjd
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of brewnme
3.81/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tcsox
3.66/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nmwhitehead
4.17/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of paresis
3.94/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerMeBrookline
4.16/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of PatrickCT
3.41/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

a: Vibrant, sunny orange, clear body with a frothy 1 1/2 finger white head.

s: A very clean smelling beer. A bit grainy with some grape fruitiness and floral hops.

t: Starts off as a Marzen then begins to wander into a confusing hop profile. Grainy and crusty with a hint of honey sweetness followed by a very floral and citrus dominate hop presence.

mf: Hints of German Marzens and Festbiers are here, very soft up front but a bit dry in the finish. The carbonation could come down a peg.

Overall, a very good beer, if a little muddled.

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4.15/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

L: Slightly hazy orange color with notes of gold yellow pours with a creamy large head that dissipates fairly quickly and leaves a little lacing on the glass.

S: Doughy and bready with a nice spicy floral hop.

T: Toasted bread with a bit of malty apple sweetness, balanced out by some spicy floral hops.

F: Easy drinking beer with medium body.

O: This is a very nice example of the Oktoberfest.

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4.25/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DBosco
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.34/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.13/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of nater919
3.91/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MGibbons
3.94/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ManapuaMan
3.7/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Great looking pour out of the tall boy - copper (!), amber hue that shines gold at the edges. Nice puffy head that rests atop the body for a while. Lots of dough, floral, malty grains and a little spicy hops on the nose; heavier on the floral aspect than what I've been drinking this year (Sierra Nevada, Idle Hands, Castle Island). Taste is big on malt and scant on bread - toasted grains, thick malt, some brown bread, caramel, molasses. Lingering maltiness sticks around. Floral element of the hops gets overpowered. Feels a lot thicker than the ABV indicates. Good but not great version of the style.

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3.82/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

From a 16.9 oz can to a nonic glass. Reviewed from notes dated September 17, 2017.

A-The beer is perfectly clear. Color is a nice golden-tinted copper and the head on top is almost white. A finger of foam fades quickly and steadily after the pour, but the foam leaves a chunk or two of lace clinging to the glass.

S-The aroma is heavy on the bread flavor with doughy yeast notes. There is a light caramel flavor that gives the beer a bit of sweetness too. Hints of barley husk and dried grass creep in.

T-The taste is less bready than the smell would suggest; I am picking up more of a nutty brown flavor. Still a bit of dough and caramel sweetness in there, but the finish dries out nicely with some barley notes. A light, earthy bitterness suggests hops, but never really develops.

M-The body is a little heavier than average for the style with a semi-creamy, soft carbonation.

O-This is a pretty good beer. My personal preference for a marzen is a little less bread and sweetness, and more grain or barley, but there is nothing offensive or off about this one.

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Squire123
3.9/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Beautiful clear gold color with white cap and lacing.

Aroma of fresh bread with toffeeish, caramel malt with light hop spiciness.

Flavor is malt driven and richer than the nose implies. There is a feeling of sweetness without really tasting sweet, perhaps the scent is adding to that. Just a touch of hop bitterness to offset the malt.

Medium texture with balancing carbonation.

Overall a fine example of an amber festbier.

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3.03/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.5

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3.65/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.88/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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4.07/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

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Copper Legend Octoberfest from Jack's Abby Brewing
Beer rating: 3.76 out of 5 with 516 ratings
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