RateBeer
overall
98
100
style

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 2322   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
Share this beer with friends!
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 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.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
buckybeer (666) - Eau Claire, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 11, 2007
BIB BIG thanks to mcbackus for trading this to me. Didnít pay much attention to the can and thought I was going to get a basic Pale Ale. FOOLED ME!!! Pours a medium hazy copper with a huge lasting head. Aroma is big hops, pine, and caramel malts. Then I looked at the can better and saw that it is "A Huge Voluminously Hopped Mutha of a Pale Ale". All I can say is CORRECTAMUNDO!!!! Flavor is chewy hops, bitter pine and rich malts. The one noticable flaw was a weird musty aroma but other than that it was a nice suprise overall. Thanks again Matt.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
aleisking (2) - USA - SEP 11, 2007 does not count
This is a very fine pale ale in a can! Drinkability right from the can is incredible. Even flow?, this is one of the smoothest hoppy ales out there

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RblWthACoz (964) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - SEP 11, 2007
Here we go with the famed Daleís Pale Ale in a can. Pours a clear gold with a ruby touch. Good sized head that sticks around. Nose is very heavy on the hops with a stong sweetness. Flavor is *really* heavy with the hops. Itís almost an overkill to me as it seems to be somewhat imbalanced. Too much in my face, I mean mouth. Just lacks a even flow. Itís like the beer is yelling out, "Hey! Iím a micro brew in a can! Woo hoo!" Feel is a little lighter than Iíd want. Overall I have to drop the drinkability down because the hops are too harshly over-pronounced and it lacks balance. Sure, they are "pioneers" of sorts by putting a micro in a can, but that is not enough to save the production. Itís whatís in the can that counts.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
davhix (37) - Colorado, USA - SEP 9, 2007
this is my everyday beer. terrific hop aroma and flavor, very nice color and head. right balance between refreshing and filling.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GeneralGao (3614) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - SEP 8, 2007
12 oz can. Poured a clear orange color. Head was creamy and white. There was some lace left on the glass at the end. Aroma was of buttery caramel, fresh cereal grain, and a hint of vanilla. Slightly sweet on the tongue with only mild hop bitterness. Distinct caramel and pleasant flowery hop flavors. Smooth and medium bodied. Solid beer.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
KrispyKirk (15) - USA - SEP 7, 2007
12 oz CAN man, deal with it. And no, the container is not just a gimmick. There are times when we need non-bottled beer and I seriously doubt there is a better brew out there available in a pop-top aluminum "mini-keg." Kinda reminds me of Victoryís IPAs (Hop Hog, Hop Devil). Tons of flavor and almost enough IBUs to make it a regular fridge dwelling IPA at Chez Krispy. Try it, you very well might like it!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
golubj (1377) - San Mateo, California, USA - SEP 7, 2007
Can. Nice aroma of grapefruit and some malt. Flavor is similar but the hop finish is more piney. Good mouthfeel, and the initial malt flavor is soft. Good beer for frequent drinking.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sunevdj (3152) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - SEP 7, 2007
Pours a clear light brown with a lightly yellowish head. Sweet with aromas of caramel malts, nice grapefruity aromas. Full bodied. Medium to low carbonation.Bitter finnish with some caramel notes and a hit of chalk.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MPA (798) - Amager (form. NÝrrebro&Aalborg), DENMARK - SEP 5, 2007
Golden. Big, off white head. Aroma of juniper, fruit, flowers, citrus and caramel. What a lovely scent! very nicely balanced. Upon hitting the tongue thereís a soft, malty flavour that turns into a dominating, dry bitterness, though the sweetness of the malt is a close companion in the background. Itís still seems light and is ever so drinkable. Works on mutiple levels and I could easily see myself drinking this as a regular session beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dedollewaitor (13913) - Odense, DENMARK - SEP 5, 2007
Can. Slight hazy amber/orange with a fantastic thick white head & good lacings. The aroma is of bitter hops & sweet malts. The mouhfeel is filling. Good hoppiness that lastes throughout. Fruity/flowery & piney with a light malty balance. Soft carbonation. Lasting end. Very nice can of beer!


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 « 176 177 178  179  180 181 182 » 233


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50