Copperhead Pale Ale | Free State Brewing Co.

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Copperhead Pale AleCopperhead Pale Ale

Brewed by:
Free State Brewing Co.
Kansas, United States

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Silver Medal Winner 1997 World Beer Championships - India Pale Ales.

While walking through a field and enjoying a lazy summer evening, our head brewer Steve stepped on a stick that popped up and nicked his leg.

Or so he thought, until he found two puncture marks on his ankle. The copperhead bite may have caused a trip to the hospital for Steve, but it also provided just the inspiration he and Chuck needed to name their new beer – yep, one lowly snake in the grass is the namesake of one of our most popular beers.

53 IBU

Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-16-2001

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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pale brown color with some red hues. Pours with thick white head with excellent and long lasting lacing. Don't get a lot of hops in the nose, the aroma is fairly malty. Taste also starts out malty with the pine hops coming in the aftertaste. Lighter bodied with average carbonation.I'll definitely seek out another one. A nice malty (but still hoppy) alternative to all hops IPAs

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Copperhead Pale Ale from Free State Brewing Co.
3.83 out of 5 based on 236 ratings.
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