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Willimantic Leap Frog Copper | Willimantic Brewing Co.

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Brewed by:
Willimantic Brewing Co.
Connecticut, United States

Style: English Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Fall

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Added by Boto on 12-31-2009

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 7 |  Reviews: 2
Photo of RickyBfromCT
2.81/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of badgustav
3.89/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

While a lovely colored and tasty beer, it isn't a great representation of an English Bitter/Pale Ale. Enjoyable and worth the time.

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Photo of sailorastro
3.75/5  rDev +5%

Photo of jaxon53
3.75/5  rDev +5%

Photo of jfcaa193
3/5  rDev -16%

Photo of Gambrinus1184
4.12/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Served on-tap on 11/12/10 at Willimantic Brewing Co.

A: Dark, weighty-looking copper color with a thin cap of creamy white foam which left a bit of nice lacing. A bit of suspension and gravity visible, but fairly clean.

S: Rich, sweet malt aroma with a fair amount of strong, herbal hops. Roasted caramel and candied fruits in the nose.

T: Deep, sweet malt-forward flavor with toffee, caramel and roasted barley. A hint of alcohol noted in the flavor, which winds down to a sweet, sticky, bitter and buttery finish. Deep-roasted fall beer for the malt lover.

M: Full-bodied malt flavor with a little spicy herbal bitterness, but overall a bit sweet and cloying.

D: Lots of flavor packed into a relatively balanced ale. A tad weighty for some, perhaps, but a warm, cozy malt-lovers companion. 6.1% ABV is a little boozy for a copper ale but right in line with the cold of the season.

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Photo of Boto
3.65/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Draught @ Brewpub: This one poured a clear, coppery color. Mine had almost no head, but left just a touch of lacing. The aroma is nice. It has a roasty, slightly smoky aroma. Faint malts also. The taste is pretty good. A bit of roastiness up front, along with some slightly sweet caramel. No real bitterness at all. Some very faint spices in the background. Nice

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Willimantic Leap Frog Copper from Willimantic Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.57 out of 5 with 7 ratings
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