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RATINGS: 1111   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HogTownHarry (6199) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - JUL 4, 2006
UPDATED: MAR 3, 2009 Bottle (650ml). Shared with jerc, mds and tupalev, my bottle. Clear deep amber with dimishing white head. Sweeet light aroma of sugary malt, slightly vegetal grain, grassy hops. Taste of sourish grain, cream, stale hops - sourish, weak mouthfeel - ehh. *** re-rated March 3 2009 - what the hell was I thinking? This is a fine beer - nice wood and light juicy malt.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fishean (12) - Palmdale, California, USA - JUN 28, 2006
Sampled many times from various Keg. Mostly in Solvang after 103 hard riding miles... and now at the local Red Robin in Palmdale. Dark amber with nice White head, smells a bit of carmel and flowers Flavor very smooth with a great pain killing effect after 16 oz. The body says, "whoa, thats was good, one more will do nicely"

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stegosaurus (1882) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 28, 2006
Bottle sampled with Beerded_one. Pours dark amber with an off-white head. Aroma of caramel malts and citrusy hops. Flavor was smooth, sweet up-front, caramel, with a slight hoppy bitter finish. Good body, good brew.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
FezMonkey (268) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JUN 21, 2006
Golden color with a thin head. I didn’t notice much in aroma due to a stuffy nose. Flavor is hoppy but balanced.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fordest (2017) - Santee/San Diego, California, USA - JUN 13, 2006
Draft in Camarillo CA. Brown pour with a decent head. Didn’t last very long though. Aromas were a little macroish. Not a loth there. Flavors were better with a lot of caramelish malts and some spiciness that really set it apart from other common beers. Not too bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
humuluslupulus (7) - USA - JUN 9, 2006 does not count
smooth, slight caramel malt.. (im uploading some old mental notes of mine on 100+ beers to this site so i’ll keep it simple, and retaste soon)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
eaglefan538 (2923) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - JUN 3, 2006
Poured a dark amber-orange with a decent head that quickly shrunk to a thin head that lasted the entire drink. Aroma was hoppy with some caramel coming through. The flavor was caramel malt based with some pine and light floral hops coming through. Very little citrus was detectable in the aroma and flavor. A smooth drink with a little bit of body for the summer or easy drinking moments. Thanks to bfeld for grabbing this one for me.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
after4ever (6544) - Brier, Washington, USA - JUN 2, 2006
12-oz. Pours perfect ruby/brown amber with a diminishing, spare white head. Ghostly little suggestion of malt sugar on the nose, not much else. Medium body, medium carb. Sweet on the attack. Barely bitter (but sticky) finish. Disappointingly lacking in complexity.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DocLock (8376) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 31, 2006
Deep copper pour with 1-finger off-white head. Aroma of caramel malt, some fruit, corn flakes, hops. The flavor is caramel malty up front, with some bready fruits and hops emerging at mid-palate. Also some tannins appear late.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
loseratheart (110) - USA - MAY 28, 2006
A bit overrated if you ask me. Flavor really was a let down. Malts were there along with hops, carbonated palate which really dragged the rating down. No aroma to speak of, no body to speak of, quite ordinary.

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