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RATINGS: 1038   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


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Uriel (146) - San Jose, California, USA - AUG 15, 2004
Quickly dissipating head, medium amber color. Small amount of lacing, caramel malty aroma. Hoppy with a malty aftertaste.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichJ7 (1175) - Cullman, Alabama, USA - AUG 13, 2004
Pours a great looking ruby/amber color with a thick off-white head. Aroma is spicy with a heavy dose of malt. Flavor is clean and distinct: rich and malty with a nice hop bitterness in the finish. A bit thin with a sharp carbonated edge on the palate, but not unpleasant. A very good ale. Many thanks to Der Biermeister for turning me on to this one.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BelgianGirl (89) - West Chester, Ohio, USA - AUG 12, 2004
Decent beer. Pretty mild aroma, but great malty flavor. The color was a nicde deep red amber ale. Very drinkable, overall.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SG (465) - Valley Center, California, USA - AUG 12, 2004
Very drinkable. A decent balance of hops and malt, with a reddish/copper hue. Tasty. Slightly thin palate but a good session beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
YourDarkLord (1800) - Urbana, Illinois, USA - AUG 9, 2004
A nice beer. Copper with a fleeting beige head. Floral, woody, malty aroma. Lively carbonated with a watery texture and medium body. Flavor was clean and refreshing. Nothing outstanding but just a nice beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Brodie (540) - Blowing Rock, North Carolina, USA - AUG 8, 2004
Aroma of herbal hops, caramel malt, woody yeast character, light fruitiness. Clear amber color, beige head. Smooth malt flavor, fruity herbal hops, even balance. Medium body, smooth. Well-balanced session ale.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mjg74 (2492) - La Mesa, California, USA - AUG 7, 2004
Pours a deep bronze color with a tiny head. Smells really hoppy and fruity. Lots of hops in there. Very crisp and refreshing indeed.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
davidflores99 (225) - Long Beach, California, USA - JUL 26, 2004
Poured with an Amber color, a white light head. Its an ok beer, I don’t think I would keep buying it though.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bierchik (95) - lakewood, California, USA - JUL 21, 2004
Nice aroma, taste a bit of the oak (but thats ok), still rich. Amberish huge w/white head. will keep drinking this, its a good beer.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
weeicemon (126) - Lancaster, California, USA - JUL 2, 2004
Another middle of the road offering of the Pacific Northwest ilke. Nice head and color but really does’nt satisfy. Fairly smooth and lively hopped. Just does’nt do anything for me. There’s so many others that are just like this, I can’t get to thrilled with this one.


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