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RATINGS: 1189   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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A British Pale Ale never tasted so fresh. We challenge our good friends across the pond to match this one. Can’t be done. We’ve honored the traditions of the great British Pale brewers of Burton-on-Trent using our patented Firestone Union oak barrels. You’re left with a mild blend of vanilla and toasted oak flavor touched with an elegant hint of English noble hops. DBA is the flagship of our company and wildly popular


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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
boogerracing (63) - Iowa, USA - JAN 25, 2013
Pours with nice amber color and creamy head. Smell of nice malts with sweet roast almost. Not much for hops, but great medium beer across the palate. Great malts, caramel in this one. From a bottle. Good beer.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerandhockey8 (321) - Three Forks, Montana, USA - MAY 1, 2016
From 12oz can to english pint glass. Pour is a nice brown/orange color, thin white head. Nose is roasted malt, light hop, caramel, doughy. Light medium bodied, sweet taste. Finishes super crisp and stays on the palate. Such a balanced beer, unreal.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VinegarStroke (365) - Napa, Alabama, USA - APR 30, 2016
Tap at the brewery in Paso. A dumbed down craft Pale Ale. Certainly malty rather than hoppy lift. Has the style but very commercial. Reminds me of the commercial Burton beers.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thomat (3058) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 23, 2016
On tap @ En Öl och Whisky Mässa. Amber with a small white head. Malty and fruity tones. Malt, fruit caramel and hops. Medium body with a bitter sweet finish.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bcoble003 (279) - Aiea, Hawaii, USA - APR 9, 2016
Smoking meat, and a buddy dropped this on me on a wonderful summerish day. Smells of sweet vanilla and hops, tastes of slight vanilla wish a finish of sweetness. This is a very refreshing brew. Well worth trying out! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TH28 (328) - - APR 9, 2016
12oz can. 12/22/15 can date. Appearance: Light brown/Amber red, clear, off white foam head. Aroma: bready, toasty, vanilla. Hint of herbal hops. Taste: Toasted, bready maltiness, light vanilla, woody. Moderate herbal hop bitterness. Mouthfeel: Medium with a light carbonation. Finish: Finishes toasty with a touch of lingering herbal bitterness. Overall: Really nice bitter. Maltiness is dominant and layered, with wonderful toasted bread aroma and flavor. Hoppiness strong enough to balance and keep it easy drinking. Oak adds a light vanilla complexity

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
eduardovl (1279) - SWITZERLAND - APR 7, 2016
330ml bottle served in a pint glass. Purchased at Craftissimo - Hong Kong.
A: Pours a slightly cloudy dark orange to amber color forming a medium creamy and light yellow head with great retention and lots of lingering lacings formed and left in the glass.
S: Sweet nose. Strong notes of toffee, caramel malts, vanilla, dry dark fruits, chestnuts and oak. Light grassy and flowery hops finish.
T: Sweet upfront. Strong notes of toffee, caramel malts, vanilla,dark dry fruits, chestnut and oak. Grassy and slightly citrus hops profile. Medium to light bitterness, in overall.
M: Medium body. Medium to low carbonation. Toffee, caramel and chestnut in the aftertaste. Very smooth body.
O: Great drinkability. Excellent Ale.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jorn69 (2360) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - APR 6, 2016
Sample @ Malmö Öl & Whisky Festival 20160402. Malty, light fruity, light caramely, finish is bitter.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rlgk (16559) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 2, 2016
Sample at Malmö Öl & Whisky Festival 2016, Friday. Clear copper/amber beer with a nice lasting offwhite head. Malty fruity aroma, caramel, grapes, some hops. Hoppy citrus flavor, caramel, grapes, biscuits, some grapes. Nice ESB.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Desverger (6678) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 2, 2016
Tap@Malmo Øl Festival, Malmo - amber pour with off white head. Toasty malty with some nice solid noble hoppy backing, some caramel, twiggy and herbal hoppy, nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
vjohans (660) - SWEDEN - APR 1, 2016
caramel, bread, cereal, citrus, vanilla, brown, hazy, white foam, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, full body, creamy, soft carbonation, long finish, bitter,


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