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RATINGS: 2263   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.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Slayer85 (1044) - Firenze, ITALY - OCT 31, 2006
Canned. Beautiful red colour. Good citrusy and flowery hoppy aroma. Also in the flavour there are citrusy notes (grapefruit) and generally hops are dominating in this beer. Medium body: Long pleasant and lingering bitter finish. I love American hops.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
unclemattie (4116) - Georgia, USA - OCT 29, 2006
My beer of choice while attending a NASCAR event. No glass allowed, then bring a can. Big fluffy tan head when the tab is pulled back. Wonderful pine aroma. Smooth citrus flavor. A great APA that is much better than most IPAs.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Trooper11 (468) - Suffolk, Virginia, USA - OCT 27, 2006
Beautifull cloudy orangish amber brew with major huge foamy white head. Huge aroma of citrus and bitter sweet grapefruit. Heavy brew, bready, grain kind of bitter hoppy flavor. Pretty satisfying.

4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
andypeters (2) - Decatur, Georgia, USA - OCT 25, 2006 does not count
Tastes great, even though from a can. Lots of flavor, perhaps even more flavor than average pale ale, but very drinkable.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
swoopjones (5602) - Buffalo, New York, USA - OCT 24, 2006
Can. To me a great pale. Nice hop aroma & bitterness. Would but up against almost all other pales. Very enjoyable

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
BrianO (138) - Ambler, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 24, 2006
I’m not sure how this doesn’t get higher ratings. To style, its as good as it gets and its in a can no less. I’m guessing that if you threw a Stone or Three Floyds label on this and put it in a bottle and charged $40 a case for it, that the ratings would be higher. The beer has the malt and the hops but neither is overdone like alot fo the IPAs these days. Bitterness is medium with a great american hop flavor and aroma. The head was froathy and simply a thing of beauty. Its really good stuff...

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stegosaurus (1882) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 21, 2006
Can sampled at the Newtown Brewfest. pours golden with a white head. Aroma of citrus and hops. The flavor is citrus, slightly sweet upfront, and finishing with a hoppy bitterness. Good body, decent brew.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MadIndian (2342) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 21, 2006
Drank with Stegosaurus and Beereded_one at Newton brew fest.Pours a copper color with off white head and good retention. A citrus/hops aroma with acitrus taste. Not a bad brew but nothing great.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mrchug645 (71) - alb, New Mexico, USA - OCT 20, 2006
DPA is one of my favorites it is very refreshing the hops in this beer make it taste very spicy kinda fruity I would put this one in my fridge again!! Highly recommended!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
starfireming (309) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - OCT 20, 2006
Couldy orange amber body, light white head. Hoppy odor with mild malts. Hop flavour with very light metallic undertones.


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