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Coopers Sparkling Ale | Coopers Brewery Limited

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3.58/5
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644 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Coopers Brewery Limited
Australia
coopers.com.au

Style: English Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 03-23-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#38,778
Reviews:
388
Ratings:
644
pDev:
15.08%
Bros Score:
4.1
 
 
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of detgfrsh
3.6/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

From a 12oz bottle. Pours a cloudy orange color with a lacing of bubbles. Smells of lemon with a hint of malt. Light body with a touch of carbonation. Lemon flavor dominates with some spice and hops in the background. This seems like a great summer beer (well, it's summer in Australia anyway).

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Photo of deg
4.38/5  rDev +22.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rulisekmartin
3.4/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ajax85
2.59/5  rDev -27.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of GrumpyGas
3.4/5  rDev -5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle poured into a Becker is a hazy orange body with a slight white cap that dissipates to nothing. Floaties are abundant. I'll be more careful with the pour next time, but I can't imagine they affect the taste, maybe the texture, I doubt it. We'll see.
Lemon citrus aromas dominate, but there is a hint of cracker malt.
Flavor is actually sparkling. It's not due to carbonation, which is there, but rather to the lemon and spices. But a nice mix of bitter hops and sweet malt.
Mouthfeel is medium, leaning light, with a clean finish.

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Photo of cknoch
2.85/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of toscanoigor
3.15/5  rDev -12%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of BenBreeg
3.73/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WholeLottaTricks
1.5/5  rDev -58.1%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of josanguapo
3.98/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

From Saveur-Biere. In Teku glass. Lightly fruity, with a sparkling feeling that seems to come from a spicy profile more than from carbonation. Highly drinkable and refreshing, with some taste and a pleasant nose

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Photo of Jodio
3.99/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of vinicole
3.69/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Hazy yellow straw colour. Thin but lasting head.
Fruity malt aroma with added honey.
Muted flavour but nevertheless quite complex. Some malt, caramel and grassy hops with added spice.
Highly carbonated from a bottle conditioned beer.

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Photo of q33jeff
3.54/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

**
Found notes from my 2009 trip to Australia. This is one of the few Aussie beers you can get in the US regularly, and it’s a staple. Very bubbly, crisp feel. Refreshing.
**

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Photo of Malt_Man
3.73/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Served cool from 375ml bottle into tall pilsner glass.

L) Pale yellow colour, very hazy, lots of clumps of yeast floating around. Very fluffy pure white head.

S) Actually - not that much. Sweetish malt.

T) Very malty, hint only of bitterness. A bit of toffee sweetness. A bit of sourness. Nothing outstanding, but it is all balance.

F) Smooth, easy drinking. Low carbonation and no skanky aftertastes.

O) Not as sophisticated as it looks, but a decent refreshing drink, can't go wrong for £1.50.

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Photo of ordybill
4.4/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass at the World of Beer in Pooler, GA. The appearance is a cloudy orange color with a medium sized white head. The aroma is malt and a lot fruit. An outstanding beer

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4.01/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of pathman
4.5/5  rDev +25.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

5/21/16

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Photo of der_meister
3.68/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Shradical
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mcthfg
3.62/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of seedyone
4.23/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

From bottle at home. Best after (?) date 07/09/14. Pours a very hazy brownish gold. Swamp water is the 1st thing that comes to mind. Zero head & no retaining lacing.

The aroma is where the fun begins. Very spicy. Very malty. Almost a tupelo honey sweetness in the smell. The body is very good and overall this is an ale in every sense of the word.

The label warns of sediment which explains the haziness since I had it lying on its side in the fridge. It might not be beautiful but neither am I.

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Photo of Beginner2
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On the list of "1001 Beers To Drink Before You Die," stay tuned for my review.
Reviewed in Roger Protz' "300 Beers To Try Before You Die!"

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Photo of beertraveler08
3.66/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jcubz
3.79/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Coopers Sparkling Ale from Coopers Brewery Limited
Beer rating: 3.58 out of 5 with 644 ratings
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