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RATINGS: 1036   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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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.


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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Otje (678) - Veendam, - DEC 11, 2010
A good pale ale, although id differ to say that its an english one. Lots of flowery hops in the nose. Malty backbone with lots of hops in the taste. Bit oily mouthfeel. Nice brew.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Frank (3469) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 20, 2015
This is a solid pale ale, not really sure how English it is though. IT’s got a nice orange color and a small, foamy head. Its nose is mildy hopp and floral, pleasant but nothing that stands out in a crowd. Some slight toasty malt sweetness helps bring out some citrus character. This is maybe more malty than most pale ales made in the US but it is a nice, drinkable beer regardless.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
finn1918 (231) - Georgia, USA - JUL 24, 2015
Straight from the bottle at a wedding reception. Fairly typical pale ale--medium body, good carbonation, floral hoppy finish but not too overpowering. Solid overall.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bebum (516) - - JUL 18, 2015
Light amber, clear, persistent head. Earthy, intensely yeasty nose with a touch of ammonia. Medium body, moderate flavor, slightly astringent mouthfeel and finish, long palate. Very bitter, dry, refreshing acidity. Very hoppy as promised, Good as a thirst quencher, ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
eggraid101 (55) - Virginia, USA - MAY 9, 2015
Poured from a 12 oz bottle. A good pale ale but a little uninteresting. Could use a touch of something. A nice beer but I'd reach for something a little cleaner or more hoppy, one way or the other ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GreatDane1632 (1116) - Alabama, USA - MAY 8, 2015
Rated based on notes taken 7 Apr 2012 -- From the bottle while in Pueblo at IFS. A very nice English Pale ale. Not a hop bomb like most American versions but a pleasure to consume.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vestlake (236) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - APR 30, 2015
UPDATED: MAY 17, 2015 Aroma and taste are mildly hoppy, with a little sweet malt in the background. Pretty good.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Koskela (409) - Marysville, California, USA - APR 21, 2015
I get a sweet aroma and slight hop from this orangy brew with yeast particles floating around. The taste is sweetness and bitterness battling for dominance through out this medium bodied beer. The aftertaste is sweetish an pleasantly bitter. A good balance.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
ceason (30) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 21, 2015
Pours a dark sparkling orange with a large white head. Aroma is heavy on the hops. Flavor is moderately bitter. Too carbonated.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
John25 (1136) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - APR 10, 2015
Bottle. Dark gold. The aroma has Floral notes with pine and a rich malt background. A crisp hop bite quickly fades to smooth rich grainy malts. A little sweet on the finish with lingering hop resins. Overall, this is a perfect fridge beer as a go-to for any situation that covers all the bases.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Luvystypotables (1123) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - MAR 9, 2015
Subdued aroma of hops, and sour dough bread. Pours a copper color with a lasting white foamy head. Dry feel with a slightly bitter hop taste and a short lasting bitter finish.


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