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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 2.95/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91   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 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Braudog (5965) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - SEP 2, 2014
Draft at the brewery. This seems a bit "off" right from the beginning. This has the same soapy impression as the wit, if a bit less noticeable. The mouthfeel isn’t substantial enough, and it generally comes across as a starter homebrew. (#5697, 8/31/2014)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
maekchu (2535) - Hirakata, JAPAN - AUG 23, 2014
Tap at Minnesota State Fair, Land of 10,000 Beers section. Light caramel, a smidgen of fruitiness in aroma. Cloudy dark copper brown color. Muddled fruit, a little bitterness. Thin-medium body. A bit flat, flavors don’t really develop into much of anything.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
baraciisch (2208) - California, USA - JUL 23, 2014
Hazy caramel orange... Aroma of fresh wort... Flavor is fresh wort, very biscuity... Light hops, enjoyable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
commonshawn (535) - Minnesota, USA - 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 (30) - - 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 (656) - 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 (712) - 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 (1052) - 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 (3976) - 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 (3747) - 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)

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