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TBonz Cooper River Red Ale | New South Brewing Co.

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Brewed by:
New South Brewing Co.
South Carolina, United States

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by weeare138 on 08-14-2005

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Reviews: 6 | Ratings: 19
Photo of ordybill
3.83/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from the tap at the at Pearlz Oyster Bar in Charleston, SC into a shaker glass.
Aroma- Has a malt and caramel aroma.
Appearance- Pours a reddish amber with a small tan head.
Taste- Has a malt and caramel flavor
Palate- A medium bodied heavily carbonated beer.
Overall- Not bad but not awesome either, worth ticking off the list.

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Photo of nickthetick
3.7/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

from notes taken at the brewery:

A: pours a light brown color with ruby tints into a clear plastic cup with a half finger of tan head.

S: Caramel, dark fruits, biscuits and pine.

T: a lot like the nose, mostly sweet malt and caramel with a hint of pine and sap.

MF: a little light for a red ale, but not bad.

O: a mediocre beer, one I personally wouldnt ask for again; but once again not a bad beer and if offered I guess I wouldnt turn it down

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Photo of HopHeadVA
4.2/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Got this from the brewery in a growler. They had just started doing tours and selling beer from the brewery. The guy who gave us the tour was very informative and fun (Rod was his name). The tour and tasting was free and the samples were a generous amount. We tasted the brown, wit, red, and the bourbon porter. The red and porter were my favourites. The red has a nice thick body and dark amber colour. Very hoppy for a red which made me happy. Great beer from a great company, hopefully they start selling outside of Carolina soon.

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Photo of Btrue121
4.3/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A- Toasty looking, held up to light can find ways to see through but dark brown, not black.

S- Smell of prune and malt. Which to me smelt very nice, and a little pines also.

T- Taste was my overall favorite part of the beer, which typically is if the taste is there. Toasty and malty with a hint of hops or pine at the end. Not leaving a after taste, just enough bitter hops to say yes. Thats a damn good beer.

M- Light mouthfeel at first then can feel the heaviness of the malt and caramel just sitting, not too much carbonation. Just pleasent sensation without any burn from carbonation or alchohol.

I suggest if you are around Myrtle Beach, SC go to the brewery and see if they are brewing this beer and buy a growler. For the price especially, i have this at the top of my red ales. I live here, and i'll be going back to drink all their brews because i enjoy all, but this one is my favorite as of now with the BB porter.

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Photo of beer2day
3.31/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On tap at T-Bonz.

Amber red and deep orange color. 1/2-finger of light tan head. No retention and faint lace.

Very faint basic malt nose. No licorice.

Heavy malt mody. Heavily carbonated as well with a lot of fizz.

Sweet caramel malt flavor.

Not a bad beer by MB standards.

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Photo of weeare138
3.97/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appears a dark red with some brown tints and a small white head.
Smell is of a nice blend of malts making for a crisp, grainy aroma.
Taste is a decent blend of malts and a crisp wheat like sweetness. There is a decent low hop profile.
Mouthfeel is crisp and right with a nice balance.
Drinkability is nice. A decent session brew.

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TBonz Cooper River Red Ale from New South Brewing Co.
3.68 out of 5 based on 19 ratings.
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