American Copper
Station 26 Brewing Co.

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Red Ale - American Amber / Red
Ranked #278
Ranked #27,786
3.82 | pDev: 8.38%
Station 26 Brewing Co.
Colorado, United States
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Notes: Our amber ale has a complex malt profile with a balanced hop character.

Key Ingredients: Belgian Biscuit and English Crystal malts, Willamette hops

33 IBU
10 SRM
Reviews: 4 | Ratings: 20 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
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beergoot from Colorado

4.19/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a can with no discernible date stamp...

Deep copper color; fine, slow-rising carbonation bubbles; thick, creamy head. Toasted grain and bread crust aroma. Nutty and toasted grain flavors; mild hop bitterness. Medium body; warm to the palate; finishes with a gentle sweetness.

This is an outstanding malt-forward ale It reminds me of some mild ales I've had recently. It delivers great aroma and flavors in an easy drinking manner. Good stuff!!!

Jun 01, 2016
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Mebuzzard from Colorado

4.13/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Not a typical hoppy red ale, which is a nice departure. And coming from Station 26 with their excellent hoppy beers, this is a nice change of pace. Malty and a bit roasty. Finishes just a touch heavy yet clean. Went well with duck confit

Apr 17, 2016
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dcscientist from Colorado

3.84/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is definitely what it claims to be - it's an amber with a really nice color and pretty generic taste. Very similar to most breweries' ambers, nothing too fancy, just a solid beer. I'd say it's close to Fat Tire and those of that ilk. Probably a good way to introduce someone to craft beers.

Jan 01, 2016
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StonedTrippin from Colorado

3.64/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

a good beer, but pretty darn generic. on tap at kaos pizza on pearl street, i wanted a little more from this after that single hopped ipa they canned was so impressive. this is equally well made, but just a little boring in terms of the recipe. built like a session amber, its nice and dry for the style. and has a nice hop profile as it finishes up, bitter and floral, late summery, it works this time of year. its a little thin though, and lacks any real depth on the grain side, short of watery but approaching it, and not all that interesting before the quick finish. a fine compliment to some roasted chili, bacon, and goat cheese pizza, but i suspect it might need interesting food to keep it interesting enough in its own right. i understand not everything can be a head turner, and that all breweries need a few beers like this, but i know these guys are capable of a whole lot more, so as fine as this was, i still left a little disappointed with it.

Sep 20, 2015
American Copper from Station 26 Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 84 out of 100 with 20 ratings