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RATINGS: 1036   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
DPA has risen to become one of the most award-winning English-style pale ales in the world. Sporting a brilliant copper hue and an assertive floral hop aroma, DPA is known for its smooth, malty middle, which is expertly complemented with hearty and complex hop flavor. DPA's extraordinary hop finish is marked by crisp yet moderate hop bitterness.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cowtown57 (18) - Ft Worth, Texas, USA - JUL 19, 2004
lotsa carbonation. Okay head. A bit watery and not really a whole lot of flavor to speak of. Pretty average and not much better than your mainstream domestic offerings.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ross (2128) - weddington, North Carolina, USA - JUL 19, 2004
a pretty damn good EPA. pours out orange colored. i had mine in the fridge, so i poured it very cold. it was very good this way too. head is small. smells hoppy and floral. taste is smooth, malty and hoppy. its a pretty good very drinkable beer. worth trying for sure.

4.2
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maddog (462) - Kettering, Ohio, USA - JUL 19, 2004
Light body but very crisp and clean, and a dry finish. Had a 2003 when it was called Fresh Hop Pale Ale, so this could have hurt the overall flavor. Too light to stand up to time. A pretty decent beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kevin (2156) - New Mexico, USA - JUL 13, 2004
bottle, pours an amber color with a thin watery head. slightly citrus hoppy nose. taste starts bitter,and hoppy with notes of malt at finish. a consistent balanced beer.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lumpy (1802) - Carrollton, Texas, USA - JUL 9, 2004
Bottle. A thin head on an amber body. Medium lacing. The nose is malty and reminds me of an amber ale. The taste is a bit bitter but a lot malty. Notes of plume, pear, hops, and black pepper are there. The finish is quick with some light spice and it leaves some bitter notes on the tongue. This tastes to me a whole lot like an amber ale. Amber ales are not my favorite, nor is this. It is drinkable, but not overly so. I do like the aftertaste though. It is like the taste in your mouth after you eat a piece of toast. Points for the mouthfeel.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
burgerlicious (308) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - JUN 28, 2004
I was surprised by this pale ale. It came across more as an amber than a pale. It was a light amber body and smelled like a red too.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Falconseye8 (542) - Evans, Colorado, USA - JUN 25, 2004
First Great Divide beer. Dark copper color. Pale Ales are my favorite. Very nice, very hoppy, very smooth. Definitely an English Pale Ale. Lives up to its description. Great Divide is off to a great start with me.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jasonp (1557) - Ashburn, Virginia, USA - JUN 20, 2004
UPDATED: MAR 18, 2005 English style Pale Ale. Pours a nice clear amber with a quickly fading head. There’s caramel malt and a hint of biscuits in the nose. Taste is of toasty and caramel malts with notes of citrus and nuttiness. Hops are present but not aggressive. Pretty sweet with a very slightly bitter finish. Mouthfeel is full and round. Solid brew.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ringo (963) - Loveland, Colorado, USA - JUN 9, 2004
Standard Colorado pale ale. Aptly named, represents a large majority of beer in the Denver area.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrRomero (1976) - Nolanville, USA - MAY 29, 2004
Pours copper colored with a thin white head. Moderate hop aroma. I smelled a hint of cinnamon and light fruit. Bitter finish. Okay.


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