Palate is light, at least to my tastes, for a 7. Dry , sweet , roast malty finish. It has nothing to do with vampires or Romania! Hop bitterness and flavor should be noticeable, but should not totally dominate malt flavors. Very balanced to taste although the weight of flavours is a touch subdued, relative to the nose, and tails a little on the finish. The taste delivers smooth molasses and prune notes leading to a kind of boysenberry and grape jam like juiciness. Newer Post Older Post Home.
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Cellar Notes – Coopers Vintage Ale
Coopers released its first extra strong vintage ale in , not too long after Dr Tim Cooper turned from medical practice to brewing in the old family firm. Normally aged significantly prior to release. But it was very much at the creamier end of the sherry spectrum as sweetness came very much at the fore. Read a more complete and up-to-date post about this beer. May be almost opaque if not, should be clear. Some darker examples suggest that dark malts e. It also had a full bodied feel with some alcohol heat noticeable but these were well balanced with some hop characteristics from the Goldings, Organic First Gold and Soverign hops.
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Light burnt aftertaste. Medium gold to medium copper. Somewhat harsh, bitter, a bit sweet taste. Coopers has used only the finest selection of raw materials. There is also a hint of spice and mint aromas which are typical of the German hop varieties used. Raisins, prunes, roasted, chocolate, malty scent, really nice!
Learn how your comment data is processed. Big smooth, sweet and phenolic taste. Apparently, it was made as a holiday gift to distributors and retailers. Tasting bottle from the beer tasting batch in March , I noted how dark a shade of ruby the beer had become, with a thick and fine slightly orange tinged head. Stored last 6 months in a fridge. Sweet,malty, fudge, raisins, grainy, superb taste. In terms of the character Melba brings, Simon Fahey the technical manager of lab and beer systems, said: