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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 2.98/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Inspired by a mythical, giant-killing soldier we’re tempted to say this gold medal winning pale ale will slay you with its palate-boggling depth of flavors and surprisingly dry finish. Bet we’re not big on wordplay or swordplay. So we’ll just let Silvius speak for itself.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
commonshawn (314) - - JAN 25, 2014
Tap. Pint glass. Light copper with small white head. Weird aroma, and taste has an off sourness and bad beer taste. Dissapointing.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Gridfather (26) - - NOV 24, 2013
6/06/13, On tap in a shaker pint at Famous Dave's Calhoun Square. Color was appealing golden, hardly any aroma. Very Miller Lite like which is SHOCKING for a Belgian Style craft beer. No head on the pour. Off night, pour, keg, batch? Extremely mild. This is a pale ale for light beer devotees. The beer is adequate but not inspiring enough for me to order another. Final verdict: Meh... ---Rated via the Gridfather

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
camborne (655) - Hopkins, Minnesota, USA - OCT 29, 2013
Interesting pale ale. Belgium notes come through. Hops a little weak but its drinkable

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bookman10 (621) - Osseo, Minnesota, USA - AUG 21, 2013
Pours a dark gold with good-sized, lingering head. Aroma is floral, spruce. Flavor is also hop floral, with a kind of unpleasant, sour bite to it. This isn’t your usual pale ale. More like a Belgian abbey ale. Not bad, just not my favorite.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mnmike (1015) - Minnesota, USA - JUL 21, 2013
On tap. Head is fairly thick and sticks around. Amber color. Spice on the nose and the taste have some definite uniqueness points from the spice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
RobertDale (3290) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - APR 8, 2013
750 ml. bottle. Thanks Jeffrey! Pours a dark gold with a nice off-white head. Aroma of fruit, yeast, and malt. Taste is tropical fruits, yeast, malt, and florals. OK.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Nuffield (3657) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - MAR 23, 2013
Golden--looks pretty standard. This wasn’t at all pleasing to me. Murky, vegetal malts with a tempered American hop profile. Low astringency (good) but otherwise a mashup of unattractive features. Not my kind of beer, but perhaps some people love it. (on tap, Groveland Tap, St. Paul)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
evanlarkin (307) - Northfield, Minnesota, USA - MAR 9, 2013
Pours a clear orange with a healthy finger and a half of white head (into a pint glass). Aroma is piney, sour hops, a tinge of malt sweetness, and that oh-so-familiar live belgian yeast aroma. Taste is distinctly malty. Definitely very bready, with a hint of spice kind of like a soft pizza crust. A non-descript hop bitterness balances. Very creamy mouthfeel. Not a bad beer, but I’d like to see it go down a bit in price.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmikolich (1427) - North Ridgeville, Ohio, USA - FEB 20, 2013
750mL had Jan42013 a boringly mild pale again boom island seems to brew boring not even well crafted beers.. Like beer in a box type

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jcnielsen (1984) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - NOV 23, 2012
Bottle shared at Exira Beer Summit 2012. Thanks to adnielsen for sharing. Pours a dark golden orange color with big white head. Very foamy. Slightly malty, but metallic flavor. Caramel malt, slight alcohol flavors. Quite metallic in aroma and flavor. Not a great pale ale.

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