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Great Divide Denver Pale Ale

Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 1045   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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. DPAs extraordinary hop finish is marked by crisp yet moderate hop bitterness.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
jessekratina (12) - Kansas, USA - NOV 24, 2013
Aroma: bread, roasty, hay, grass, floral, citrus, dough, Appearance: golden, clear, rocky head, Taste: light sweetness, medium bitterness, lightly sour, umami, Palate:light body, slick feel, lively, bitter, AWESOME! One of my favorites. Great Divide Brewing Co. makes some great brews.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
djlime (1) - USA - NOV 8, 2010 does not count
fantastic. enjoy this beer with almost any food. it washes down smoothly. i crave this flavor

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
weisinator (67) - USA - MAY 16, 2003
Thin head, not much lacing, nice copper color. Strong citrus note from the hops. Very bitter. The flavor and aroma crawl up your nose even after you put down the glass. The taste lingered to tease me again later in the day. I enjoyed every sip of this beer. Made my layover at the Denver airport that much better.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
thebrood1987 (22) - New Jersey, USA - NOV 11, 2011
Very fruity and citrusy smells coming together to form a sort of tart pungency. You get a bit of spicy hops followed by the cereal, bready sweet malts and then ending with the fruity tart citrus hop flavored bitter finish. Very delicious beer. Its a very creamy rich beer for a lighter pale ale style. You can tell it isnt an American style Pale Ale but still has enough hop delicious flavor melding together to create a unique Pale ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Braudog (6342) - Yorktown, Virginia, USA - MAY 7, 2004
Visited the brewery in Denver and had a great time with Bernie, one of the brewers. Nothing like a great friendly brewery! This was dark amber with a beautiful head. Nicely hopped and lightly malty for a good balance. Good American Pale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
nathan30533 (1018) - Clifton, Ohio, USA - JUN 8, 2010
Happy Birthday me on this one. wonderful pale ale hops. Good nose. Great easy drinking pale. Wonderful job Great Divide.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
airrick2003 (865) - Louisiana, USA - AUG 23, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 9, 2014 Appearance: rich darker gold color, almost amber, pours with a medium sized beige head, it’s moderately dense Aroma: intense grain, smells like my malt bag when I brew, pretty amazing, oats, can’t smell it enough Taste: very grainy, some hints of coffee, wheat, also has an assertive hop backbone that compliments the grain very well, oats Palate: slightly below average carbonation, bitter aftertaste, medium mouthfeel, Overall: this is a beer that tastes just like my home brewing malt cheese bag, it’s delicious, really wish we got great divide here, they named it pale ale but it’s head and shoulders better than other malt front beers ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Wagnerjc (3) - - DEC 31, 2011 does not count
Great even pale ale. Nice balanced hops. A night of these would be well spent. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
inthebuff99 (11) - Littleton, Colorado, USA - JUN 7, 2001
A very complex Pale Ale. Has the right amount of bitterness and has very interesting aftertastes with hints of this and that. Liked this one! The Brewery is cool too.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
balancebeer (15) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - APR 25, 2013
This is my new favorite Pale Ale. I just ordered a big pile of it for my store because I love it so much. I think this is an incredibly well balanced beer that can be enjoyed by a wide spectrum of people. It has a fuller mouth feel than the average pale, and when my glass was empty I was certainly ready for another bottle.

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