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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 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (30747) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 20, 2008
Blind tasting at Papsoes place, another great session, thanks Henrik! Beer #5: Pours hazy to cloudy orange with a huge white head. Aroma is dry hoppy and light pinewood, mild orange peel note in addition. Flavour is fruity hops with a subdued caramel malt base. Dry hops finish. Lingering dry and light fruity finish. Shows an additive note what could remind me of added spices, but I guess it is the hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (29134) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 20, 2008
Bottled. An unclear orange beer with yeast sediment floating around under a huge cream colored head. The aroma is sweet mlaty combined with notes of citrus and flowers. The flavor is sweet and acidic with strong notes of fruit (peaches being strongest) and spices - especially coriander on a malty back ground, but also with an alcohol note that leaves a burn on the tongue. The finish is dry and spicy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25089) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 25, 2008
(Bottle 65 cl) Courtesy of fordest. Pours a hazy amber golden with floating impurities and a creamy, off-white head. Lightly perfumy nose with yeast and diacetyl. Medium-bodied, some fruit and caramel with a solid, bitter finish. I could have hoped for a more distinct and clean hoppiness. This is just bitter and very dry. 190408

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (20569) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 20, 2008
Bottle. Hazy golden coloured with a huge off white ehad. Fruity aroma of spices and yeast with notes of hops and pine needles. Fruity flavour of spices, yeast, hops and pine needles. Dry hoppy and yeasty finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (19218) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUL 26, 2010
Draught at Oggi’s, Sta. Clarita, CA. Clear amber, small head Aroma of pine needles, resin and kumquat. Mid sweet with sold body. Flavour of caramel and salted kumquat. Heavily resiny bitterness. Edgy, but flavourful.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (14340) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 13, 2009
2009-10-22, bottle from Magnum’s, Phoenix, AZ, 7-3-7-4-14=35
Cloudy deep blond color; small creamy head. Fruity hop aroma, oranges, a bit flowery; apples too. Rich toffee flavor, medium bodied; strong hopping, partially fruity and boldly resiny; the final is strong, tannic and resiny. Bold sample.

2009-10-14, draught at the brewpub, Scottsdale, AZ, 6-3-6-4-13=32
Cloudy blond color. The aroma is lightly fruity (pineapple). Average body strength, strong caramel and toffee flavor, very strong bitterness, with some hop oils but just light fruits. It’s not a bad beer, but of all the IPA’s is one of the more basic.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oakes (12234) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 9, 2001
Fruity-hoppy aroma; richly hoppy flavour, but with an almost chewy maltiness underneath.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (11933) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 13, 2005
(Draft) Pours an amber body with a moderate off-white head. Aroma of pine and citrus. Mild hoppy flavor. Smooth mouthfeel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (11349) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 6, 2002
(cask) Amber with some head. Sweet pine aroma. Flat; strong pine hops, hint of grapefruit too. Unbalanced -- no malt presence at all.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcwattsrugger (11076) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JAN 12, 2007
GABF-on tap-pours an offwhite head with amber/copper color. Aroma is citrus hops-floral. Taste is citrus hops-floral, secondary medium malt. Crisp, good carbonation.

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