Otter Creek Copper Ale
Otter Creek Copper Ale

Otter Creek Copper Ale

Style; glass: Alt Kolsch; tumbler
12 fl oz x 5.4% ABV = 64.8 / 60 = 1.08 beers * 150 C = 162 calories (est.)
Purchased at: Canal’s Lawrenceville, NJ for $1.20

Aroma: Hay, corn, faint.

Visuals: typical packaging, beautiful, bright copper body, brilliant, staying white head, sticky lace.

Taste: Some depth, spicy, hoppy, malty. Caramel, roasted malts, some coffee. Tasty!

Palate: start is spongey, middle is drying, and finish is acetic, bitter, and enjoyable.

Overall: perhaps the best of the sampler. It was sold to me by the beer manager at Canal’s who suggested that this was their flagship. I think they should focus on this malty, slightly bitter, delicious session brew.

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Long Trail Double Bag Ale Altbier Kolsch
02/17/2009, 3:47 AM
Filed under: Altbier, Kolsch (kolsch, altbier), Long Train

ABV: 7.2%
Calories: estimated at 170C
Volume: 12 oz
Glass: wine goblet
Purchased at: Circle liquors
Price per fl oz: $2.00 / 12 fl oz = $.16 per fl oz
Consumed at: home

sensory first impression: nice aroma, taste, and weight,. Wine scent, but nice flavor. color is a beautiful orange depth of color. Great hoppy and malty depth.

Aroma/Olfactory: 9 out of 10
Malt flavor is: caramel, syrupy, cereal, nuts, roasted
Hop flavor is: floral, herbs
Yeast flavor is: doughy, rough, of pretzels, great depth and weight.
Other flavors include: alcohol, bubblegum, butterscotch, licorice, raisin, sulfur

Visuals/Appearance: 4 out of 5
Color is: bright, orange, red, fiery, orange ruby
Liquid is: clear, clean
Head and lace are: minimal, tan

Taste/Flavor: 10 out of 10
Maltiness or Sweetness level is: medium to heavy
Hoppiness or Bitterness level is: heavy
Sour level is: medium

Palate/Tactile: 4 out of 5
Body or Mouthfeel is: medium
Texture is: creamy, sticky, slick, thick, oceanic
Carbonation is: average
Finish is: astringent, long

Overall experience: 17 out of 20. I liked the texture, the color, the flavor, and the aroma.

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