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RATINGS: 2203   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Brewed with hefty amounts of European malts and four kinds of American hops, it delivers a blast of hop aromas, a rich middle of malt and hops, and a thrilling finish. It weighs in at 6.5 % alcohol by volume.

Why squeeze such a big brew into a little can?

Because we think fun in the great outdoors calls for great beer. Our cans go where bottled beers canít, where flavorless canned beers donít belong. And no matter where you drink Daleís Pale Ale, our can protect it from light and oxidation far better than bottles do.

Northern Brewer for bittering, Cascade and Columbus for flavor, and a big, post-boil addition of Centennial for aroma.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dorqui (2056) - Brescia, ITALY - AUG 23, 2007
UPDATED: SEP 13, 2007 Draught at The Ginger Man (Manhattan - NY).
Orange/reddish color with good head of discreet duration. Much flowery and perfumed aroma with optimal notes of wood, cask and toasted sugar. Dense and barren taste, rather sweetish but that towards the end it is developed in a determined and alcoholic bitter. Balsamic and harmonious, good persistence.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cletus (6329) - Connecticut, USA - AUG 19, 2007
Itís nice to see more of these brews making their way into CT. Pours copper with a white creamy head. Smells of pine, citrus, some tea, hints of pepper. Tastes of grapefruit, some sweet malt and bitter on the finish. I had some higher expectations for this.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
badgerben (4362) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - AUG 18, 2007
India Pale Ale #100. Many thanks to Skyview trucking this in for the Cellarís tasting. Copper color with a thin head. Slight citrus hop aroma. The taste has an almost vegetal hop quality to it with a finish of dry caramel. Someone apparently said this was the countryís best canned beer? Uh, no. Not even the best in Oskarís lineup.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beeranarchist (207) - Aalborg, DENMARK - AUG 17, 2007
Can. Amber with huge head, brilliant clarity. Extremely floral and piney aroma, thereís some grapefruit too and behind all the hop aroma some caramel aroma too. The bitter, hoppy flavour is well balanced with a malty backbone, VERY good. Lowere carbonation than other american ales, which really suits the beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jehoey (765) - Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 15, 2007
UPDATED: JUN 10, 2008 typical American IPA. aroma is up front and hoppy. lots of citrus, grapefruit. copper colored ale poured with 2 fingers of head. flavor was of and a blend of piney grapefruity hops. malt in the backround. pretty good.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BDR (2534) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - AUG 15, 2007
Skyview grabbed some of these from Hudson to share. Iím more disappointed with this beer now that I see the style. I thought it was a decent pale ale. Lots sweet carmel malts and candy sugar with a faint bitter finish. I didnít get much hops at all...

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
coldbrewky (1411) - Hippetown East, New York, USA - AUG 13, 2007
Yeah, thanks to slob for the skinny on this beauty. Very similar to SNPA in initial hop flavor and creamier character in body but more robust and a more subdued and rounded hop finish. Wow, that was a nice run-on sentence. Glad I bought the six pack for todays project lubrication. The best beer in a can I have ever had.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Skyview (5109) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - AUG 12, 2007
Iíve read that this was voted "Best canned beer in America." Picked up a six-pack at Chicones in Hudson, WI. Pours a semi-clear golden amber brew with a decent white head that slowly dissolves to a film and white ring. Aroma of caramel malt, plenty of citrus zest, some dry herbal spice, and light honey. Taste is medium bodied, light carbonated with flavors or grapefruit, caramel and lime zest. Finish has a lingering bitterness with a dry grapefruit aftertaste. I was expecting more from all the "hype" but turns out to be a good hoppy pale ale.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HighlanderOne (958) - Bergen County, New Jersey, USA - AUG 11, 2007
Poured from.....CAN?!?! What will the neighbors think? Amazing that I still remember how to open a can. Anyway, copper look with persistent white head. Aroma of hops and more hops. Not as intensely hopped as others, but still packs a punch, with good hop combo and balance. Creamy feel. Solid finish. Excellent.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
JK (4283) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - AUG 11, 2007
I was ready to be impressed but this is not a very good beer. Medium body. Aroma is lacking, some hops, but not much of them, and nothing to fill the void. Flavor has simple, one dimensional bitter hops, without any notable herbal or citrus character. Additionally, the hop flavor is far too light. Surprisingly light and not complex at all for a beer rated so highly.


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