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RATINGS: 1223   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A British Pale Ale never tasted so fresh. We challenge our good friends across the pond to match this one. Canít be done. Weíve honored the traditions of the great British Pale brewers of Burton-on-Trent using our patented Firestone Union oak barrels. Youíre 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


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kto (848) - SWITZERLAND - JUL 13, 2016
0.355l bottle from braufactum fridge in hieberís. pours a clear amber with a small white head and little lacing. mild aroma of caramel malts, fruity hops, and oak. flavour of caramel, vanilla, bread, chewed pencil. clean, slightly bitter woody finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mister_Li (874) - GERMANY - JUL 13, 2016
Klares Bernstein mit wenig Schaum. Malzig, Karamell, Vanille, leicht fruchtig, blumig, wenig Eichenholz.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DerGantzel (300) - Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 7, 2016
From tap at a bar in San Simeon. Aroma of malt and caramel with notes of hops. Brown clear liquid with a white head. Medium bitterness and sweetness, the finish is mostly bitterness. Average lively carbonation, medium body. A fine ale!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
minutemat (4147) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUL 6, 2016
355ml bottle from somewhere. Pours deep amber, off-white head. Aroma is caramel, light hop. Taste is smooth caramel heading into fruity ESB territory. Good vibrant flavoursome taste with a hint of American finesse.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
andrepintado (2674) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - JUL 4, 2016
Bottle from cervezalandia. Dark gold color. Thin white head. Medium bitterness. Light sweetness. Aroma is light hop, grass, spices, malt.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
peponi (1417) - Mainz, GERMANY - JUL 4, 2016
Aroma: caramel and very weak woody notes. Appearance: clear amber color and creamy head. Taste: low bitterness, woody, tanines, herbs, caramel, quite dry. Palate: low body and medium carbonation, caramel finish. Overall: Rather average, even as a bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerplace (699) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 30, 2016
On tap at Craft Beer Market on Firestone Walker event. Pours an amber with a tan head. Aroms and taste are caramel, slightly fruity, hoppy bitteness. Roasted malt and hoppy bitterness aftertaste. Good one.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MattShizzle (597) - Bernville, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 28, 2016
Can - from sampler pack. Copper colored, clear. Very clean aroma. Good relatively hoppy, with a bread-like maltiness. Tastes like a British beer.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jflopsu (1186) - New Jersey, USA - JUN 18, 2016
Pours copper with light white head. A caramel a sweet malt aroma. A sweet malt, caramel, grain and light roasted malt taste. A sweet malt and dry grain aftertaste.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hanoi (818) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - JUN 11, 2016
Bottle. Nose is vanilla, caramel, butterscotch. Taste is caramel, cream, vanilla, butterscotch, light herbal hops, lots of sweet dough and toffee. Mouthfeel is slick. Itís very good for the style and a damning indictment of the mess that is much of UK brewing is that the best bitter Iíve had in years is from across the pond.


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