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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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
acearl (392) - The Ham, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 6, 2011
Bomber, rust hue with tan head, carmel malt makes for heavier texture, still hoppy, nice mix of citrus and nector, overall decent balance

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
jar72404 (426) - USA - MAY 21, 2011
On tap at champs. Gold with thin tan head. Aroma is faint pine. Flavor is pine. Not great.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
brokensail (11263) - Orange County, California, USA - MAY 16, 2011
A: The pour is a golden orange/amber color with a finger of white head and some mild lacing. S: Fairly typical and middle of the road IPA aroma to this beer. Heavy on the pine notes with a big lemon smell and some decent citrus peel. Bready malts and mild toffee give this some sweetness. T: A big time lemon flavor that is almost like a lemon scented cleaner. Decently bitter with a bit of an herbal hop flavor and some grassiness. A moderate malt character with a mild sweetness. M: Medium in body with a medium carbonation. O: Not bad, but a really middle of the road IPA. Nothing I’d care to have again.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Terminus (3272) - Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA - MAY 1, 2011
tap at apple valley location-pours dark orange with a very small whtie head. huge smack of diacytl right out of the box-it shows on the flavors but has a more brittish taste to it, probably due to the diacytl. i dont think this was to be a brittish ipa, but it definately is like one. some resin/.dirty hops/pine comes in the finish but not very good. This could be good if it was clean.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Camons (6246) - Hasselager, DENMARK - APR 8, 2011
Bottle @ Hotelroom, Denver. Pours golden with a huge white head. Aroma of hops, grapefruit, melon and kiwi. ¨Taste is grapefruit, bitter orangepeel, melon´, slightly burned caramel. medium body, soft carbonation. Not bad. 080411

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DJMonarch (9158) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 20, 2011
From the Jug at the GABF, Colorado Convention Center Denver 16/09/2010 Hoppy aroma. Golden coloured rich on the palate and hoppy with a tea flavour. Bitter lasting malt finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
blankboy (6197) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 15, 2011
Bottle (22oz) shared with HogTownHarry, garthicus, GregClow, jerc & mabel -- c/o HogTownHarry. Pours a clear deep golden-orange with an average size semi-lasting fizzy off-white head. Nice hoppy aroma, quite resiny and cat-pee-like with lots of citrus fruit. Lovely flavour of resiny hops, citrus fruit and a nice bitter finish. Average to medium bodied. A bit one-dimensional but I don’t care, it’s a very good beer!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jercraigs (8006) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 6, 2011
2011-03-04. Crisp golden orange body nice foamy beige head. 4+ Hoppy aroma, orange, citrus seed, light alcohol. 7+ Flavour is fairly bitter, dry citrus seed notes, very slightly astringent at times, muted citrus seeds linger in the finish with notes of grapefruit. 7+ Smooth average bodied palate. Enjoyable IPA grows on me as it goes. Bottle shared by HogTownHarry

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
garthicus (2712) - Dublin, IRELAND - MAR 4, 2011
Thanks to HogTownHarry. Appearance: Golden orange/brown with a decent off white head. Aroma: Tangy, hops, quite malty with strawberry & spice. Flavour: quite spicy at first, malty, quite a good grassy hop bite, long alcoholic finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nuplastikk (4667) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 23, 2011
22oz bomber. Unfiltered glowing orange-brown color, frothy off-white head. Fresh citrus aroma, somewhat subdued. Fresh orange citrus notes with a toasty malt background. Hop centered, this is a really nice example of a West Coast IPA. Somewhat dry, quite refreshing.

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