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Wynkoop Silverback Pale Ale
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RATINGS: 60   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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This American Pale Ale has hints of citrusy hops with a crisp, peppery finish derived from Grains of Paradise, a spice from Western Africa. Wild gorillas consume this rare spice found in their native habitat. Enjoy Silveback and help protect the highly endangered Mountain Gorilla.


cthomas2390's rating

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
cthomas2390 (224) - Colorado, USA - FEB 21, 2013
Pours a very light copper with thin head. Mild citrus hops with some hints of herbs/spices: coriander? Reasonably balanced, though uninspired taste. Bit too lively on the carbonation side. It does end with a slight peppery finish, but that vanishes as you continue to drink the beer.


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MRodgers1982 (101) - USA - SEP 24, 2014
Just kinda like ma mild pale ale. Trim hops light malt, drinkable but nothing stands out

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
slowrunner77 (6114) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 11, 2014
"Nothing bad, but nothing really stands out in this brew either. Light citrusy hops and a touch of spice atop an adequately malty body. A so so beer that i likely wouldn’t get again...

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
RABinCO (1399) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - JUL 26, 2014
Bottle into a fluted glass. Hazy gold pour. Thin white head. Grainy, lightly grassy aroma. Taste is..weird...kind of a banana taste. Easy drinking...but not great tasting. Weird for this style...drinks like a crappy wheat beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (15177) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 22, 2014
Can at fyne fest... Golden amber... Big white head... Big zezty citrus fruit nose... Soft zezty fruits... Bug juicy orange... Light Vegative tones

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
gowdy (748) - Erskine, SCOTLAND - JUN 22, 2014
Taste at FyneFest. A deep golden colour. Quite thin consistency. Not great as far as beers go.

2.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
Machinari_Diem (58) - - FEB 20, 2014
1" off white head at pour. Clear amber appearance. Mild malt and hop aroma. Taste is clean with a mild hoppy balance suitable for a pale ale. Grains of paradise add an almost indecipherable complexity at the finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (17658) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 15, 2013
Draft @ the brewpub. Pours a pale amber color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty citrus hoppy aroma. Fruity malty citrus hoppy flavor. Has a fruity malty floral citrus hoppy finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtclockwork (8964) - , New Jersey, USA - OCT 24, 2013
Can from brewery. Pours gold with white head. Nose and taste of grassy hops, peppercorn, grains of paradise, malt and dry toast. Dry finish. Medium body.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brokensail (11612) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 12, 2013
On tap @ Wynkoop. Amber pour with a white head. Nose is sweet apple, toast, and bread. Some hints of citrus, pine, and floral hops. Flavor is sweet dough, toast, and bread. Floral hops, light orange, and some pine. A bit of orange peel on the back end. Fairly sweet with minimal bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
marcus (6787) - Sacramento, California, USA - SEP 29, 2013
Pours cloudy copper with a thick beige head and a toffee aroma. There is a medium-bodied pale malt flavor with lots of citrus and a spicy finish.


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