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RATINGS: 2500   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ChrisJ (100) - Warrenton, Virginia, USA - MAY 10, 2008
Can @ home. Pours in golden and produces a nice off white head. The aroma is hoppy but malts are present too. Th flavor is nice with floral hops nicely balanced by this beer’s malt backbone. Finish is hoppy and slightly bitter. Mouthfeel is medium with a nice amount of carbonation. Highly drinkable. This beer’s strength is its balance. This is a sure fire winner anytime and a wonderful example of what an excellent APA can be. Really nice!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
corby112 (2214) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 9, 2008
Pours a dark amber color with white head. Pleasant hoppy aroma with noce malt balance. Very quaffable beer with a perfect balance of malts and hops. Very hoppy for a pale ale. Excellent!

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
nuplastikk (5072) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 9, 2008
12oz can. This a hell of a Pale Ale. At first sip it seems a little bit like an IPA, but after a few sips you realize this is just a top notch APA. Cloudy orange-brown color. Light floral and hoppy aroma. Sandy dry but sweet mouthfeel. Truly classic, quality beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
aubucs (15) - Florida, USA - MAY 7, 2008
Out of can into pint glass. Deep golden color with nice off white head that is pretty steady. Citrus smell primarily, but piney also. Sweet, hoppy, but malt also in there. Nice balance for a western pale ale. Dry finish, but full feel initially. I love this beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewDad (5117) - Olympia, Washington, USA - MAY 7, 2008
12oz Can - Gravity Beer Market - Olympia, WA
Aroma – Nice pale ale aroma. Good malt and hops in the nose.
Appearance – Dark golden in color, Nice head and clear.
Flavor – A very well balanced beer with great malts and the hops where very subtle.
Palate – Nice Mouthfeel, great texture with a good dry finish.
Overall – This was a great beer. Loved the can and the beer tasted very good. This is a beer for those hot days you can drink all day and have a great time.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mcc5468 (121) - USA - MAY 6, 2008
Cloudy, orange color. Minimal head. Great hoppy taste, not over-the-top and not too sweet. One of the best pale ales I have had. Just an all around good beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KimJohansen (10347) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - MAY 6, 2008
Clear amber with huge off white head. Sweet aroma with hoppy and caramel notes. Sweet flavor with malty, caramel and hoppy notes. Ends solid bitter.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gunnfryd (12430) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 5, 2008
Can. Golden/orange colour with an off-white head. Aroma is citrus, hop, flowers. Flavour is citrus, hop, flowers, malt. Bitter finish. Nicy hoppy beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
amc3000 (47) - alhambra, California, USA - MAY 5, 2008
Great pale in a can. Everything a good pale ale should be. Great hoppy flavor with just enough bitter to round it out. Apearance? The can looks great!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pastor (799) - Skowhegan, Maine, USA - MAY 5, 2008
Thanks to JVD for this one Can poured into a pint glass produced a off white head on top of a clear pale orange body Aromas of crisp malts and a light floral hops note Flavors are the same as the nose malt up front followed by a hop bitter good balance on this brew. Medium body good carbonation on the tongue Highly drinkable, I could see me knocking back a few of these. great brew all and all


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