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Copper ale

Svyturys Old Port Ale is a Scottish ale that has a copper color
Finished bottles of Otter Creek Brewing's copper ale

Copper ale is a style of ale known in part for its copper color.[1]

Some varieties of copper ale may be produced to have a bitter flavor,[2] such as that of a bitter, the English term for pale ale. Beer brewed with dark malt may contribute to a copper-colored beer.[3]



Copper ale is the flagship beer of Otter Creek Brewing, a craft brewery located in Middlebury, Vermont.[4] It is also produced by other U.S. companies, such as Boulder Beer Company in Boulder, Colorado.[1][5]

In Australia, the James Squire brand of copper ale named The Constable Copper Ale is produced.[6] James Squire products are brewed by the Malt Shovel Brewery in Sydney, Australia.

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  1. ^ a b Grove, Jake (July 1, 2011). "On Tap: Singletrack Copper Ale from Boulder Beer". The Anderson Independent-Mail. Retrieved 18 January 2014.
  2. ^ Boulton, Christopher; Quain, David (2013). Brewing Yeast and Fermentation. John Wiley & Sons. p. 33. ISBN 1118685342.
  3. ^ Perozzi, Christina; Beaune, Hallie (2009). The Naked Pint: An Unadulterated Guide to Craft Beer. Penguin. p. 76. ISBN 1101149221.
  4. ^ Szamatulski, Tess; Szamatulski, Mark (2010). CloneBrews, 2nd Edition: Recipes for 200 Commercial Beers. Storey Publishing. p. 148. ISBN 1603422803.
  5. ^ DeBenedetti, Christian (2011). The Great American Ale Trail. Running Press. p. 113. ISBN 0762444762.
  6. ^ "The Shout". October 25, 2013. Retrieved 18 January 2014.

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