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RATINGS: 69   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
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Dark pale ale.
An American ale that reserves its right to be different. A bit lighter in body, Old Court provides a citrusy hop aroma and caramel finish. 16 Mile names this ale for Sussex Countyís original courthouse, which has been serving judicial needs since 1791. Today it stands on South Bedford Street just south of The Circle in historic Georgetown, Delaware.


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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
guzzler67 (1507) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - SEP 18, 2012
Cloudy, reddish brown appearance with a small tan head and little lacing. Subtle caramel malt aroma with a hint of ripe fruit in the background. Taste is molassas, caramel malts and dark fruit followed by spicy hops. Medium bodied, moderately carbonated mouthfeel with an average length finish. Would agree to disagree about the style it is listed under.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
callmemickey (2829) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 26, 2014
Amber colored body, medium to thin off-white head, spotty lacing. Pretty much wave after wave of caramel and toffee. Not much in the way of hop presence. Medium bodied, smooth carbonation, semi-sweet throughout, no perceptible bitterness in the finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jrodooo5 (1025) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - AUG 3, 2014
Very pretty copper pour w/ a good beige head that leaves nice lacing. Aroma is weak w/ some malt pushing through. The taste is kind of harsh. Itís not quite bitter but dry & unusual in a not so good way. Not really feeling this one!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
willblake (2653) - Bel Air, Maryland, USA - JUN 2, 2014
20140602 5oz at the 16 mile Taproom in Newark. I gave the bartender flack for the menu description of Dark Pale Ale. He said its less hoppy than APA and less malty than amber. Yup. Mildly hoppy and nicely dry. This is what I always imagine Iím going to get when I order a lighter English style. Nice Stine fruit notes. Clean as a whistle. I wonder if the bottles are different because Iíd expect a better score for this.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tstamba (319) - Maryland, USA - MAY 10, 2014
Taster at the brewery. Almost an amber with white head. Not much aroma, mostly malt, toast and toffee... Pleasant dry finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Acknud (1081) - Morganfield, Kentucky, USA - JAN 6, 2014
Seems very malty for an APA. Pours a copper with little head. Very sweet malt on the nose. The taste is of caramel with some hops bitterness at the end. Little to low carbonation for diminished mouthfeel.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
DrSilverworm (6477) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 8, 2013
12oz bottle, shared by DanielCoor. Clear amber color. Thin off-white head. Couple dots of lace. Caramel, sweaty aroma. Medium to bigger body. Smooth, crisp lighter carbonation. Dry finish. Moderate bitter taste. No sweetness. A lot of caramel malt in the flavor. Toasty malt, some metallic, no hop character. Tastes a little oxidized, like a year old or so or more. Wasnít sure what to make of this... Ok english-style old ale.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bricks (597) - Delaware, USA - NOV 8, 2013
Beautiful color.. golden amber with a decent head. Smells malty and overly sweet, a hint of metallic smell. Very balanced taste.. those metal notes are fairly sharp. Not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Strykzone (4965) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - SEP 18, 2013
12 ounce bottle that came in a trade with vlan1. This pours hazy amber brown and has a beige head that leaves some falling lacing. This smells more malty than expected. Fruit in there, too. Sour fruit leads the flavor and I think it is the hops. The flavor is like unripe fruit. It also offers grain and vinous notes. Hops are light and offer a bit of spice with orange zest. This is mislabeled as an APA but is a fun beer to try.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HighlanderOne (1010) - Bergen County, New Jersey, USA - AUG 31, 2013
Poured from bottle. Nice aroma of roasted caramel and spice. Good lookin clear mahogany with tan head. Big roasted malt flavor with caramel, citrus/grassy hops, a bit of sweetness - maybe dark honey. Earthy aftertaste. Bold, crisp feel. Well done.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ed5388 (2098) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - AUG 12, 2013
On tap. Pours a clear amber color with two fingers of foamy white head. Aroma is caramel malt and light citrus. Taste is very malt forward. Lots of caramel, and some citrus hops in the finish.


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