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RATINGS: 146   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Possessing a delicate balance of malt and hop flavors and embellished by the distinctive fruitiness of our special ale yeast, Hale’s Pale Ale is flavorful and easy to drink.

Editor’s note: also known as Original Pale American Ale, first brewed on July 4, 1983


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
fiulijn (14350) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 12, 2014
Draught at Hales Ales Brewery and Pub, as Original Pale American Ale
Cloudy golden color. Very dry Ale, with light aroma, light caramel flavor, hints of lemon peel; fairly bitter but a bit metallic in the end.
Not exciting.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sammy (8414) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 4, 2014
bottle at convention in seattle. some hoppiness. dry and some lace on fruity body. passable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
queenholly (2861) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - MAR 3, 2014
Bottle. Peachy orange hops and caramel malt aroma. Slightly hazed golden orange with a large off-white head. Orange peel and herbal hops, and biscuity caramel malt flavor. Medium body, moderate carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
aleichter (29) - - FEB 7, 2014
Orange color nice hoppy aroma. Solid flavor good but not the best after taste

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
AmEricanbrew (5662) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - JAN 12, 2014
12oz can. Clear amber color with ivory head. Polycarbonate, astringent tea leaf aromas. Medium bodied with average co2. Pale malt, polycarbonate, mild floral, bready yeasty flavors____less than good

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jaysbeers (62) - - JAN 10, 2014
Bottle to glass. A gorgeous cloudy amber color. A sharp, fruity aroma. Medium carbonation. Taste is briefly fruity/sweet, but quickly followed by a tray bitterness that lingers on the tongue a bit. Good! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leafs93 (1651) - Dunmore, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 23, 2013
On the 10th day of Christmas 2013...Pours a copper orange with a tan head. Aroma is citrus, floral, earthy and light notes of caramel. Taste is mild bitters with underlying sweetness making itself known. Medium bodied, slick and smooth. A very enjoyable pale ale that’s more English then American.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beergeek23322 (2187) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - DEC 23, 2013
12/23/2013. From bottle. Amber color with a white head. Caramel, malt and light citrus aromas. Bitter hop flavors with caramel. Nothing special really.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Patrickctenchi (3478) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - DEC 4, 2013
Bottle: Pours hazy, amber-gold with a creamy, off-white head. Scent is orange malt, fruit. Taste is caramel, orange-peel, citrus, malt. Nice mild bittering. Very good.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Christpuncher (1008) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 30, 2013
An average pale ale at best. Very little flavor and pretty bitter. Not very hoppy and pours a light yellow in color. Smells malty ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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