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RATINGS: 238   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
SILVER METAL 2000 Great American Beer Festival! Big, bold hop flavors define this wonderful India Pale Ale. This is a stronger, hoppier version of a regular pale ale. Loads of Columbus, Cascade, Willamette and Centennial hops are used in this beer that would please any hop-head!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rlgk (15303) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 4, 2015
Draught at Oggi’s in Vista, California. Clear golden beer with a really nice lasting offwhite head. Hoppy citrus aroma, peach, citrus, grapes, caramel notes. Hoppy citrus flavor, grassy, herbal, bread notes. Not my kind of IPA.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
IPagan5 (106) - San Marcos, California, USA - MAR 20, 2015
Light lean citrus pine in aroma and flavor. Balanced on the light end, I’d suggest this more of a pale ale. So good pale ale ok IPA

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
toml219 (285) - California, USA - FEB 6, 2015
On Tap From Notes. Pours light amber with a medium white head and nice lacing. Hint of Pine and citrus.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PotjeBier (2156) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - DEC 14, 2014
From backlog. On tap @ Oggi’s Encinitas. Orange/amber color. OK head. Aroma’s of sweet malts, hops, hopbitter retronasal. Flavor is moderate bitter. Medium bodied. Long, firm bitter finish. Nice & thirst quenching

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jandd1983 (3313) - Wentzville, Missouri, USA - NOV 3, 2014
On tap at the brewpub. It poured a clear orange color with a white head. The aroma was of citrus, pine, hops and some sweet malts. The taste was of bitter hops, sweet caramel malts, citrus and pine. Good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bytemesis (5167) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JUN 16, 2014
Tap. Pours clear pale amber, anal creamy white head, great lacing. Aroma is light citrus, pine. Flavor is fairly non deScript, light sweet, light bitter, not harsh. Lighish body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Brigadier (3325) - Clevelandish, Ohio, USA - APR 13, 2014
On tap at brewpub
This IPA tries hard to stand out from the crowd. Unfortunately it winds up being just another refreshing alternative that blends into the background. Of course based on all the other pours I should have expected something like this.

Aroma / Appearance - A mahogany base gives this beer a mellow presence. Malt driven and earthy, it is sticky with caramel aspects that briefly promise something more.

Flavor / Palate - Malt, walnut, and earthy hops give this more body than many of the other beers on draft. The finish of cherry pie watered down 50/50 with liquid gives it a reasonable chewiness. Put together into a package it is a forgettable draft.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Buongiorgio00 (934) - - JAN 26, 2014
Buona ipa ben luppolata, con note agrumate e fruttate. Buon amaro nel finale. Niente di superlativo, ma una ipa molto in stile che si fa bere volentieri!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Blairgus (3567) - California, USA - JAN 18, 2014
18 jan 2014, tap at Oggis in Fullerton. Light orange, clear, no bubbles. Nose is pine and resin hops. Thin/med body and moderately fizzy. Very grassy hops with sweet malt and bitter finish. Okay b ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
dreadnord (1013) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 17, 2013
Pours transparent golden orange with a thin white head. The nose is big grapefruit, some caramel, honey, passion fruit and pine tree. The taste is high sweet and low bitter until the finish where the bitter bumps up a bit but not enough. The texture is soft at first but leaves some crisp carbo fizz after. Body is heavy and the finish is long. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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