Coopers Original Pale Ale | Coopers Brewery Limited

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74
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560 Ratings
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Coopers Original Pale AleCoopers Original Pale Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: English Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by purplehops on 03-27-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
560
Reviews:
291
Avg:
3.16
pDev:
16.77%
 
 
Wants:
12
Gots:
90
For Trade:
0
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Photo of rulisekmartin
3.24/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Momon
3.1/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of SamuelD3
3.23/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Macamah
2.72/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of risenz
3.21/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Bunman3
3.16/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ordybill
2.53/5  rDev -19.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Poured from the bottle into a pint glass at the World of Beer in Savannah, GA. The appearance is a Light orange color with a medium sized white head. The aroma is mostly citrus and hops and very musty. The taste was not good. It was musty and acidic. Not a good beer.

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Photo of rodbeermunch
2.46/5  rDev -22.2%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

These can be consistently bleh, bad or whatnot, but the inconsistency seems to lie in their penchant for sometimes being infected, or really over carbonated.

The appearance is yellow. The aroma is negligible.

Taste is an excessive mouth feel of carbonation, corn and two row barley. Like no hops. I seriously think Coors has more hops. I don't get why anyone would want to ship this half way around the world. There are plenty of bland similar beers here you can get for a cheaper price. Even their artwork sucks, how uninspired. Has a weighty presence despite the carbonation, from the lack of hopping.

Would not bang again.

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Photo of josanguapo
3.25/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

20 Sep 2016. From Saveur-Biere. In Teku glass. Efervescent, sparkling, but not much bothering. Nose and mouth profile that reminds a lager. Some lemony and floral notes

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Photo of SlightlyGrey
3.03/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of jmv0009
3.11/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 2 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 3

Bottle expiration Aug 17, 2017
L - pours a dark cloudy amber color. Dark for a pale ale. Lot's of floaties.

S - Smell is yeasty and hoppy.

T - Barley, hops, yeasty and dry.

F - This is my biggest con for this beer. This was much too full & heavy for a pale ale.

O - Aside from the floaties and the heavy feel it wasn't a bad beer. But because of the heavy feel I won't be getting this again. Disappointed because I loved their stout.

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Photo of jmd1978
2.74/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Hazel orange color with a little white head. Nose lemon, biscuit and some sweetness. Taste sweet malts with fruity notes like citrus maybe pear? Finishes like a lager. Pretty average but decent ale. I discovered it was bottled a year ago to the day so probably better fresh. Liquor store needs to rotate the shelf.

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Photo of q33jeff
2.83/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

**
2009
Found notes from my 2009 trip to Australia. The poor man’s sparkling ale. Cookers sparkling is much more lively and more flavorful. Just an ok ale. Some hops and grains.
**

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Photo of Lobina
3.35/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Shradical
3.5/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bruno74200
3.01/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

A pale ale? It tastes like a mediocre lager. A bit of honey and diacetyl and a lot of grain. The drinkabilityvis correct and it's refreshing. A mediocre session alz

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Photo of Beginner2
3.2/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of AD17
2.25/5  rDev -28.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of safaricook
3.02/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of red94tt
2.75/5  rDev -13%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of AaronNQ
2.89/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of alew_os
3.79/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kylehay2004
3.35/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of YvesB
4.29/5  rDev +35.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mmosey
4.21/5  rDev +33.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Coopers Original Pale Ale from Coopers Brewery Limited
3.16 out of 5 based on 560 ratings.
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