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RATINGS: 2400   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   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.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PilsnerPeter (3028) - Flushing, New York, USA - JUN 13, 2007
Can: Deep orange pour, with some clarity and a creamy tan head. Nicely aromatic with sweet hops (amarillo, cascade) cookie malt, roasted caramel and a slight floral touch. Somewhat creamy with dense smooth carbonation. It’s funny to drink such a nicely hopped ale from a can. Nice floral/piney hops with a slightly sticky malt back. Finish is a solid long bitterness. A standard but enjoyable IPA.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
skibumphishead (259) - Massachusetts, USA - JUN 9, 2007
12oz can. The aroma is nuts and metallic hops. The flavors are more of the same with some pine flavs in the finish. Nice beer from a can. This should be in 30paks and come with ping pong balls.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RollinHard (1024) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - JUN 9, 2007
Can. Pours a somewhat dark burnt orange with a fairly dense off-white head. Aroma is a well rounded mix of citrus, bread, toffee and perhaprs a light dose of grapefruit. Caramel flavor hits first, with plenty of citrus and bitter hop flavor, some toast on the back of the throat, and a finish that mixes the bread and citrus rind hop flavor as well as any pale ale could. So smooth and drinkable but there’s loads of flavor to this beer as well. Thanks jrob!

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
alexanderj (3349) - Branson, Missouri, USA - JUN 9, 2007
POured an orange amber, small to medium white, lightly creamy head. Aroma was great; caramel malt, pine and citrus. Palate really nice too; a bit creamy. For the style, quite easy drinking. Hops up front, not overpowering; followed by malt and a crisp/dry finish. Another good one from them

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
EithCubes (5104) - New Jersey, USA - JUN 9, 2007
Can from jake65 - thanks! Pine and resin aroma - very hoppy and lightly floral. Lychee and citrus. Clear, vibrant orange body and a creamy, lacing, rocky (beautiful!) beige head. No carbonation visible. Dry, bitter taste, nicely balanced by sweetness. Thinnish body comes off as feeling medium-full. Loads of bready hops leading to a dry, hoppy aftertaste. This is an ideal everyday IPA - balanced and very drinkable, not to mention flavorful. Very happy with this one!

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
juiceisloose (1055) - Windermere, Florida, USA - JUN 9, 2007
Poured an amberish color with a thick white head and left good lacing. The aroma is of citrus fruits, and full on hops. The flavor is citrusy with some malts and dose of hops in the middle. The bitterness from the hops comes through, but not too strong. It is a medium bodied beer with just right the amount of bitterness. The finish is smooth and clean. One of the best beers I have had out of a can.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jake65 (2747) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUN 5, 2007
Can: Pours an orange copper color with a large white head and nice lacing. Nose is hoppy with citrus and florals, some sweetness. Taste is a simple blend of floral hops and malt with some citrus and grassey notes. Creamy and rich on the palate. I foresee taking sixers of this on the next camping trip...

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
morrdt (710) - Dirty Mo’, North Carolina, USA - JUN 5, 2007
Six pack from Total Wine here in Jacksonville Florida. This has to be the best tasting beer from a can I have had in a long time. Malty, hoppy in aroma and taste, I was thoroughly impressed with this one. Great job.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bboven (103) - Greensboro, North Carolina, USA - JUN 4, 2007
An awesomely surprising beer. Full of malt but the hops balance iti to make one of the smoothest beers I have ever had. It’s like an old speckled hen but hoppier.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
FLnative80 (174) - Orlando, Florida, USA - JUN 4, 2007
Can. 12 fl. oz. A clear, amber color with small, off-white head. Aromas of grapefruit and caramel. Medium body with a creamy texture and a long, lingering finish that seems to stick to the roof of your mouth. Flavor is a nice balance of malty sweetness and hoppy bitterness. Very drinkable and very good.


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