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RATINGS: 2498   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 can’t, where flavorless canned beers don’t belong. And no matter where you drink Dale’s 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.


4.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
DrinkEmUpJones (1069) - Georgia, USA - JUN 21, 2008
IPA style--lots of hops; nice balance of citrus & grassy flavors with vanilla maltiness

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daknole (10280) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUN 21, 2008
On tap at the Mellow Mushroom in Delray. Nice amber color with a small head. Aroma is pretty typcial pale ale, malt and hops. Flavor is smooth and balanced with hops and malt.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ReademNwheat (174) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 19, 2008
Wow a good beer in a can, awsome. Great drinkable IPA. solid sweet, citrusy, pine hops and malt.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
OldRaspy (292) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - JUN 19, 2008
Poured from the can a dark amber with a beige head. Aroma is full of citrus hops and caramel. Flavor is a grapefruit bitterness with a touch of lemon peel and some sweet malts make their way through.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TaktikMTL (6428) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 18, 2008
Canette de 12 oz achetée chez Julio’s Liquors (Westborough, MA). Arôme: Odeur d’houblon fruité. Apparence: La couleur est orangé avec une faible densité de bulle. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de pamplemousse et d’orange. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture huileuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Présence de zeste d’orange en arrière goût. (Rating #1751)

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
esjaygee (3903) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 15, 2008
Orange-ish amber with a thin off-white head. Aroma of citrus hops, mild floral hops and caramel. Taste is more of the same wrapped up in a somewhat sticky body that finishes mildly bitter with a little pine mixed in.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 15/20
specksnreds (55) - USA - JUN 12, 2008
Golden with a nice head. Big hops in the nose and a clean finish. Balanced with no flavor in front of the other.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
llbjr77 (89) - Largo, Florida, USA - JUN 12, 2008
Had on tap. Definitely a light copper color. Strong hoppy odor, but can taste fruity and slightly sweet while drinking. Finishes nicely with no alcohol after taste.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gsteph (321) - knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUN 12, 2008
Clear copper colored pour with a loose, one finger off-white head. A lot of sticky lacing going on. Crisp, floral nose, some light pine and citrus. Flavor has a sweet caramel and malty base, maybe just a little salty, grapefruit with a sharp piney resin, lemon pith and peel...and I could almost swear to a touch of buttery diacetyl. Finishes with a toffee sweetness with a nice throat clenching bite. Medium thick body. Super stuff.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
cbeers21 (693) - Miami, Florida, USA - JUN 12, 2008
Pours thin copper with smallish head, but its there. Can? wow. ok. Sticky caramel notes and thick raisiny aromas smash up front but are subdued by a citrus peel and piney scent which presents itself more forcefully in the flavor. Deep sugared malts punctuate themselves into a lingering but muted hop bitterness. wow. very tasty. I am super happy with this one.


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