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Ice Pick Ale - Silverton Brewery

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Ice Pick Ale
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BA SCORE
72
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17 Ratings
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Ratings: 17
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 2.75
pDev: 24.73%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Silverton Brewery
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: errantnight on 06-15-2009)
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Photo of ScorpyX
3.05/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Clear and dark ambe pourr. Single finger width, creamy head. Leaves a little lacing behind as it goes on.

S: Hops in the smell, mild pine notes. A strong sourness to it as well.

T: The usual grassy hop taste with a balance of malt thrown in. A hint of caramel sits on the tongue. Bitter, but pretty mildly.

M: Pretty crisp and a little light, but overall medium bodied. Starts to stick around mid-glass in the back of the throat.

There are better IPAs, but this one is pretty solid, especially once the beer warms a bit.

ScorpyX, Feb 01, 2012
Photo of jisak74
3.5/5  rDev +27.3%

jisak74, Mar 21, 2012
Photo of TheSquire23
4/5  rDev +45.5%

TheSquire23, Nov 28, 2011
Photo of omegaman
2.5/5  rDev -9.1%

omegaman, Feb 17, 2012
Photo of Koufax21
2.78/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from 12 oz. can into standard pint glass.

A - looks a nice amber color, with a bit of cloudiness to it. Head retention was minimal and disappeared within a minute or so.

M - smooth. Different, reminds me more of an English ipa. That said, much different than the most ipa's in colorado.

T - really small hop flavor. Dominated by malt. Not bad, just not what I expected.

D - drinkable, but I'd have a tough time buying this one again unless it was the only ipa in the store.

Koufax21, Jul 26, 2010
Photo of Thehopluver
2.25/5  rDev -18.2%

Thehopluver, Jun 22, 2012
Photo of chileman13
2.15/5  rDev -21.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Served on tap @ Silverton Brewery.
A- Clear amber with 1 finger of heasd that quickly goes away. No lacing.
A_ very light hops & malt smell Hard to smell over the burnt pizza smell permiating the establishment.
T- Light hops taste w/ big malt back note.
M- Medium to light mouth feel with proper carbonation.
The menu says this is an IPA 6.5 ABV @ 73 IBU. Board on wall says "Americanized ESB" using cascade and palisades hops 6.0 abv 72 IBU.
This seems to be more of an ESB.
I would not go out of my way to get this beer, in fact given this trail and other reviews I will probably avoid this brewery. See my beerfly report for more.

chileman13, Jun 21, 2010
Ice Pick Ale from Silverton Brewery
72 out of 100 based on 17 ratings.