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RATINGS: 239   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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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!


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
JohnC (3004) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - APR 12, 2002
an OK IPA, nothing spectacular.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
MilkmanDan (1943) - Eagan, Minnesota, USA - SEP 6, 2002
Cask. Name is appropriate, as it smells like a pine tree. While itís supposed to be hoppy, it has very few malts. To me, tastes more under-malted than overhopped. Bit creamy, but too thin and lacks any malt backbone.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
fredandboboflo (1570) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 28, 2009
Bottle. Aroma hop-forward with pine, dry citrus/grapefruit, resinous bitter hops. Flavor adds in a sweet malt and loads of alcohol, way too much showing for a 6.8% IPA. Odd, unpleasant, lingering bad-bitter finish. Not a favorite.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
glaze0101 (79) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 29, 2008
Draft @ Oggis Carmel Mountain. Like most of the oggis beers this is nothing special. Good but not great. alight amber colour with a hoppy aftertaste.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ABUSEDGOAT (2566) - California, USA - JUN 14, 2008
Amber orange, moderate head with solid lacing and retention. Aroma is a butterbomb with lesser grapefruit and citrus notes. Medium bodied, moderate to high bitterness. I donít like the diacetyl character in IPAs.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ratman197 (13112) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUL 30, 2006
On tap @ Oggis Scottsdale poured a clear copper with a minimal white head. Aromas of carmel, earthiness, pine and a hint of citrus. Palate was light bodied. Flavors of carmel, pine, earthiness and a hint of grapefruit with a lingering bitter finish.

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
GreatLibations (1854) - Last Supper, Arizona, USA - AUG 5, 2007
22ozzie bottle. Brew pours golden w/ a medium sized, spattered froth. Head dies rapidly leaving only partial lace. Smells like industrial adhesives. Medium full nectar w/ minimal residual effers. Itís hoppy w/ balanced malts. Other than that this brew has a defined bitter celery thing going on that totally turns me off. The finish is bittered accordingly.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
DuffMan (9505) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 29, 2009
Hazy deep gold, moderate white head. Somewhat odd aroma of damp leaf litter and cooked noodles with a hint of lemon (really not a nice aroma). strong reedy/straw malt flavour with a non-specific dry bitter finish. Compared to the cornucopia of fantastic Cali IPAs out there, this one really falls flat.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mrhoppy (1288) - Santa Clara, California, USA - FEB 19, 2013
I taste some coconut in there. Nice aNd hoppy. I have the feeling if I drink a lot of this it would give me a headache. Fortunately this is just a sample.

2.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
mgmike4 (30) - valencia, California, USA - AUG 15, 2006
on tap: way too dry and very bitter...the combination of the two brought a strong bite, making it unenjoyable for me. it also made it hard to determine flavor. i donít know...i expected more, however will give it another tasting.


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