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RATINGS: 1132   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
illinismitty (2270) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - APR 24, 2006
Bottle. Pours dark amber with nice off white head. Very faint aroma of caramel oak, and floral hops. Very watery texture. Initial weak english bitter malt profile, with a finish that is pretty much nothing but faint oak and pepper. One dimensional and thin. Rather disappointing.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mangino (1027) - Mississippi, USA - APR 23, 2006
Thanks to 1FastSTI for sharing this one. Pours a hazy dark golden color. White head. Aroma is astringent like soap, a little hop thing going on as well. Flavor is slighly hoppy, not very flavorful. Just kind of "there". Hanging out not really doing anything loud or attention getting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
1FastSTi (3344) - Glendale, Wisconsin, USA - APR 23, 2006
I picked this up in San Diego. The beer pours to a nice clean orange copper body with a nice white creamy head. The aroma is English pale malts. Light English pale malts. Weak palate at best.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
LePoopie (151) - Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, USA - APR 23, 2006
Has a pretty good mild malt aroma to it. Decent hazy brown body with a white, foamy head. Flavor isn’t too good, slightly malty, but rather non-pleasing. Light body, with decent carbonation. Overall, this isn’t too good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MIBRomeo (2570) - Wisconsin, USA - APR 23, 2006
a golden orange pour w/ a nice head and some good lacing. Aroma is pretty small some oak notes and very light carmel, some light hop aromas as well. Palate is highly carbonated and other than that pretty avg. Flavor is an english style malt flavor with some grainy notes and some bland flavors. NOthing special.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fiulijn (16462) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 14, 2006
Amber color; big head. Interesting aroma of hop and barley. Smooth flavor, some malt, barley and cereals. Good hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ehhdayton (1188) - USA - APR 12, 2006
Oak, hop, and caramel aromas are noted. The pour is golden with a off white head. Caramel flavor upfront gives way to a more hoppish and oakish flavor. The finish is smooth with some bitterness lingering on the palate.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
joekool14 (1) - USA - APR 7, 2006 does not count
Great beer. Dark Amber color with medium head. Oak Aromas. Good Palate with flavors ranging from nutty, oaty, and toasty. Their oak barrel processing gives the beer a unique taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
CMUBEERMAN (426) - - APR 2, 2006
Thanks to jimbowood as a bonus...this beer pours a uber clear read with not much head. Aroma is floral hops and citrus...a bit of malt too. Flavor at first isn’t too bad...at first it tastes like a decent pale ale...but then it diminishes and tastes a bit metallic...very very unbalanced finish. Mouthfell pretty much watery.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
awaisanen (1304) - Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, USA - APR 1, 2006
From bottle. Reddish, amber pour with a medium, copper colored head. Some vanilla oaky aromas are blended nicely with some caramelized malts in the nose. A touch of grassy hops gives the smooth, delicate aroma of bit of extra character. The caramel flavors are much more apparant on the tongue, as is the realization that the balance between citrus hops and sugary malts is quite good. Final smack of oatgrain toast.

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