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Silverback Pale Ale - Thirsty Planet Brewing Company

Silverback Pale Ale
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Ratings: 12
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 8.96%

Brewed by:
Thirsty Planet Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Fenris244 on 01-25-2011)
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3.98/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Red's Porch.

A. Pale amber with a bit more yellow than I'm used to in a pale ale. Thin head, minimal lace, but that aspect of a beer is always a bit suspect when you're at a bar and you don't know for sure how clean the glass is.

S. A pretty good hit of rich malt and plenty of piney hops.

T. More of the same. In fact this is one beer that's almost identical in taste and aroma. A nice touch of bitterness around the edge of the tongue and in the finish as it goes down.

M. Medium bodied with a nicely balanced carbonation.

O. A nicely made pale ale that I could easily drink all evening. The hops are not overdone and the malt comes through nicely. There's an almost English bitter-style fruitiness. I'm going to order another after this one.

Serving type: on-tap

01-02-2012 01:17:48 | More by omnigrits
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3.13/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A- light caramel/peach in color, similar to the core of an apple. Thin head. Carbonation was nice.
S-smelled of strong hops up front, very similar to their bucket head.
T- taste was hoppy up front, but the bitterness in the middle went a little wrong on this one, was not the great hop bitterness you look for, just a bit off. Not enough sweetness to counteract the presence of the bitterness. Nothing really bad about it, just a little out of balance.
M- medium body, simi crisp, low in abv but not very drinkable.
O- I've loved everything else thirsty planet has put out, but this was not up my alley. I can see why it did not make the regular line up, it just does not blow me away like their other offerings do.

Review is off of notes from Jan/11

Serving type: on-tap

07-08-2011 14:31:35 | More by bisonkron
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3.7/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Had this at the saucer and didn't quite know that it wasn't on the site yet!

Came with a thin one finger head that stuck around for a get minutes. Light amber in color

Smell was that of hops and malt with a lemon pepperiness that I thought was something wrong but after asking the waitress I was told it's a special ingredient that does that.

Taste is pretty solid, hop flavor is nicely rounded out with malt sweetness and the lemon pepper smell I mentioned earlier comes through in the flavor as well. Not a bad addition to something would have found pretty average otherwise

Crisp refreshing beer and quite drinkable at that. Not to heavy or high in abv but avoids being watery I kinda liked it and would get it again.

Review is off of notes from the taken at the flying saucer

Serving type: on-tap

01-25-2011 03:03:09 | More by Fenris244
Silverback Pale Ale from Thirsty Planet Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 12 ratings.