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RATINGS: 820   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Shelter Pale Ale is brewed with premium barley and whole-leaf Willamette & Columbus Hops. Our pale ale has a strong malt backbone and a slightly nutty flavor.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
theyshookhands (243) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - APR 24, 2011
Pours a light amber. Aroma is of hops, floral and honey. Nice hop notes. Known as their more accessible beer but still has a Dogfish taste.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dpento1 (236) - Virginia, USA - APR 17, 2011
Pours a hazy amber. Aroma is mildly floral, with some caramel and honey. Flavor is sweet and crisp, with notes of malt and caramel. Finishes with a touch of nuttiness and mild hops.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Photog (215) - Camillus, New York, USA - APR 16, 2011
This was my first beer from back from lent. Im finding my palate is much more sensitive to hops, so this seemed hoppy to me. But it had a goot fruity aroma and a good mouth feel. Good beer to usher back the beer drinking.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dwissm1 (22) - Maryland, USA - MAR 23, 2011
Very good beer! I am surprised people gave it such a low rating. Its a relaxed, good beer. Not too strong in any way or another, light enough but has plenty of flavor and sweetness. Give it a try if you gave friends that like nice beer but arent to Snobbish.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DiarmaidBHK (3408) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 8, 2011
Pretty pedestrian for dogfish head. Not a ton of aroma but the taste is nicely balanced. Not a bad session beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
WesKBob (563) - Bethany, Oklahoma, USA - MAR 1, 2011
On tap at DFH Alehouse Falls Church. Pours a clear gold. Moderate foamy white head with good lacing. Aroma is grass and floral hops. Flavor is similar. Not hoppy like youd expect from a pale ale. Drinks almost more like a kolsch. Not great as an APA, but a nice session beer.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cbkschubert (2900) - BFE, Arizona, USA - FEB 27, 2011
On tap @ 1702 - Pours a crystal clear golden color with a thin white head. Flavor is light malt with a hint of diacetyl. Diacetyl? Flavor is also light toasted malt. Hardly any hop presences in this beer. Older keg? Maybe. Light to medium body. A boring beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
manuchampions (1237) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 26, 2011
355ml bottle. Poured a golden-orange with off white thin head. Aroma was grainy/nutty, moderately hoppy. Flavour was a sharp hop bite upfront with hoppiness throughout. There was also a distinct malt nuttiness with a bit of skunk. Pretty good but not as outstanding as many of DHs beers.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewBoxer (2014) - New York, New York, USA - FEB 12, 2011
Bottle. Smells of honey, hops and hay. Tastes pours a nice gold color with a thin head. Taste is sweeter then id expect. Not bad, not great. Nice to ftry a sessionable beer from DFH.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SBor02 (67) - Delaware, USA - FEB 11, 2011
The Shelter Pale pours golden with a rich white head that fades within a short time. I noticed a nutty scent.This is an easy drinking beer without much bite. It is lightly sweet with some light bitterness at the end and finishes smooth. It easy to have a few of these.


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