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RATINGS: 2649   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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.

Dogbones' rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dogbones (116) - North Carolina, USA - FEB 2, 2014
Can to pint. Nice example of the style. Great summer beer. All I need is a boat. Pours golden clear yellow in color. Smells floral and clean. Very mild pale. Nice malt backbone and just enough hops to call it a pale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wheresthepath (2123) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - SEP 29, 2016
Can from Beer52. Clear amber and an off-white head and a light fizz. Dusty peppery aroma. Pine, minerals and pepper are the main flavours with caramel and grapefruit behind. Maybe not as full-flavoured or punchy as some examples of the style but does at least feel a little better balanced- the malt is still there behind the hops. Growing and lasting bitterness although again not as bitter as some. Overall not bad, could do with losing some of the minerals.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
matstrange (96) - Kent, ENGLAND - SEP 22, 2016
Tin from beer52 beer club. Lacks aroma somewhat. Orangey head on pouring. Hops by the bucket load which is major plus points from me. Perhaps a slight metallic tang but bearable. Packs a punch at 6.5%

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rubyroo (40) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 18, 2016
The aroma is malt a little bit of floral hops. Appearance is copper/orange with a decent but if carbonation taste is typical American Pale Ale. Nothing mind boggling but not terrible either. Fairly balanced malt and hop profile. Palate: thin/ medium bodied fairly effervescent. Decent lacing and a thin sheet of white head. Overall- decent APA but somewhat overrated. Would not buy again for the 20$ A 6-pack costs in Canada.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maris (1384) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - SEP 10, 2016
From a 355ml can on 10/9/2016. Pours a deep, quite dark golden with a medium head. Has a light fruity nose. The flavour features lots of sweet citrus and stone fruit followed by some pretty firm hops. Has a medium to full body and average to lively carbonation. A very high quality, flavoursome APA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ljthiessen (1126) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - SEP 8, 2016
On tap at St Augustine’s, Vancouver. Clear golden pour with an off-white head. Just a fantastic pale ale - nice assertive hops on the nose, bright and fruity, tropical fruits, pear, citrus zest. Flavour is nicely balanced, fruity and hoppy while still very drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zlotta (2199) - Hagen, GERMANY - SEP 7, 2016
0.57 l can from ’Saveur Bière’, canned in July 2016. Clear, dark reddish amber with a medium large, frothy, slowly diminishing, off-white head. Sweetish, moderately fruity-resiny aroma of candied orange, strawberry jam, a touch of mango and some pine. Quite sweet and malty, moderately fruity and slightly resiny taste of candied orange, strawberry jam, some caramel, a bit of mango and pine, followed by medium long, moderately bitter, resiny finish. Medium body, slightly oily mouthfeel, soft carbonation. Good old school stuff! Clearly different from today’s standards, but I like it!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrOrla (2272) - Odense C, DENMARK - SEP 6, 2016
Can at home. Pours hazy amber with a white head. Aroma grass,caramel, pine, old school nose, light fruity. Taste is medium bitter with loads of caramel, light bread, pine, flowery hops, citrus. Old school and bit stale. But decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
MattChiasson (43) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 5, 2016
Out of the can poured a gorgeous light copper, filtered clear, with a frothy off-white head. Really impressive visually. I got moderately-high grassy and citrus hop notes, along with caramel malt, hay and some earthy undertones. Unfortunately I detected an unpleasant buttery aroma/flavour in my sample, which others in my group perceived as a bruised/rotting apple. Will definitely try this again, as there may have been something off with the glassware or this particular batch (I checked, it was canned 3 months prior to consumption). Evidence of a really great beer here. But was hard to ignore what I was perceiving as a slight off-flavour. Will try again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
martythesmarty (100) - SWEDEN - SEP 5, 2016
Can. Pours amber with a longlasting fluffy white head. Notes of caramel, grapefruit and herbs. A hoppy bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hoprider (425) - DENMARK - SEP 1, 2016
Pours a clear copper colour with a white head. Noses fairly malty, somewhat spicy and just lightly hoppy. Round, spicy malty taste with hints og bitter hops. Your father’s craftbeer

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