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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 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Walt (2449) - Austin, Texas, USA - NOV 24, 2005
Pour is reddish amber with a big bubbled off white head...smell is malty with hints of citrus...taste is a little sweet with an ever so slight yeasty bitterness...light burnt notes of oak too...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
mrnutsnbolts (204) - Berkeley, - NOV 19, 2005
Tap. Poured a darkish amber color with no head. Fairly thin body, not much flavor except a little malt, burnt caramel, and yeast. Tasted almost like Newcastle, minus some of the nutty flavor. I was hoping that it would have a more pronounced oak flavor, but I was disappointed.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
hezron (610) - Viroqua, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 7, 2005
Light aroma of lemon and a soft yeasty character. Clear, dark amber with a thin, off-white head. Light caramel flavors, some hint of oak in the finish. Very light flavor that has some grass in the finish. The palate was the worst, thin and watery without much body at all. Uninteresting, seems like a boring red lager to me.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
thelandstander (46) - Davis, California, USA - NOV 3, 2005
The Firestone Walker Brewery is about 30 miles from where I used to live so when I saw this in a set of "10 of the finest craft brews" I was excited. Unfortunately it didn’t taste quite as good as I remember. I can see how people can like this beer, but it just doesn’t bring anything to the table for me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
FuntonBunton (61) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - OCT 31, 2005
Pretty good brewski. Sipped on dis on right near the beach. Santa Brah Brah. A rich brew but kinda plain like Jane. Dont see the oak involved in dis one. Smooth and pretty good, reminds me somewhat of sierra nevada but smoother w/ less hops. Drank str8 from da bottle. Enjoyable and medium. Very medium.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ratman197 (10840) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - OCT 23, 2005
On tap @ Falling Rock poured a clear dark amber with a small amber head. Aromas of oak, bread and light citrus. Palate was light bodied and dry. Flavors of oak, bread and a bit of nuttieness with a dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Engelsmann (651) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 18, 2005
Bottled. Pours amber, with a cream coloured head. Aroma is sweet malty and fruity. Taste is sweet malty

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Aubrey (3482) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - OCT 11, 2005
Body was surprisingly light; I guess I was expecting a "big" barrel beer. It did have big caramel malts, though. Light and flowery bitterness seemed to complement nicely. No real complaints; nice flavors; OK aromas.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheGrandMaster (2334) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - OCT 11, 2005
Pint poured at the Big Skye Cafe in San Luis Obispo (California), an amber/brown with a full head. A pleasant floral aroma. A fruity taste with a hint of berries. Great mouthfeel with a good bitterness in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Storm (2684) - Amager, DENMARK - OCT 11, 2005
On tap. Tasted during trip to California. Amber clear colour with a nice smooth head. Very sweet little aroma of malt. Some woody flavour very smooth somewhat dull. But worth a try.

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