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Coopers Original Pale Ale | Coopers Brewery Limited

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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:
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Added by purplehops on 03-27-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,764
Reviews:
292
Ratings:
563
pDev:
16.61%
Bros Score:
3.6
 
 
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Ratings: 563 |  Reviews: 292
Photo of rodbeermunch
2.46/5  rDev -22.9%
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 +1.9%
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 -5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of jmv0009
3.11/5  rDev -2.5%
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 -14.1%
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 -11.3%
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 +5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Shradical
3.5/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bruno74200
3.01/5  rDev -5.6%
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 +0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of AD17
2.25/5  rDev -29.5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of safaricook
3.02/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of red94tt
2.75/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of AaronNQ
2.89/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of alew_os
3.79/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of YvesB
4.29/5  rDev +34.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mmosey
4.21/5  rDev +32%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tagustinus
3.64/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of snowmageddon
3.07/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Toynk
3.58/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Zylod
3.27/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MrBrach
3.38/5  rDev +6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Appearance - Light slightly hazy amber in colour with a fizzy foam head that dies almost instantly to a heavy lace cover. Mild fizzy CO2 bubbles in the glass throughout.

Smell - Light floral tones and light malty sweetness and light hops. The overall aroma is of sweet water and biscuit.

Taste - Lightly burnt and malty flavour. Sweet, with a wheat aftertaste.

MF - Pretty good body to this one, it has a fizzy tingle as you drink from all that CO2. There is also a light linger but it is long lived.

Overall - Well balanced in flavour that is very drinkable and very tasty.

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Photo of imbibehour
3.96/5  rDev +24.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from the bottle into a nonic pint glass.

Murky muted apricot orange to amber body color, with a nice creamy bright head with little retention. Settles to a soft and small puck after a while, with a bright top. Some nice mix of color through the glass from lemon to orange, even a hint of red peach like colors as well.

Chewy smelling malts and soft fruit like quality. Kind of an estery strawberry going on, soft malt sweetness of grain, and almost a good sense of cream. Pretty solid and inviting.

Palate seems to give the goods and keeps it simple. Light bodied touch of a wet for even a pale, but real nice sweet and creamy flavors. Popsicle tasting orange, with tea like cream and sweet malt body. Chewy sensing grains almost as if it had a good wheat like component to it. Fruit small apricot and some other possible stone fruit as well just a touch.

A real nice flavorful pale ale that just gets the job done.

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Photo of cmbeddoe7997
3.64/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Coopers Original Pale Ale from Coopers Brewery Limited
Beer rating: 3.19 out of 5 with 563 ratings
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