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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 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.


LSKennedy's rating

3.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
LSKennedy (15) - - APR 4, 2013
Can into shaker pint. Aroma is absolutely wonderful. Pours a darker orange/yellow with a great head. Taste is textbook, perhaps THE pale ale to beat. Definitely picking up a sixer if I go camping.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
vinhol (194) - AUSTRALIA - APR 17, 2014
355 mil can nice hoppy aroma golden in colour with white head taste is hoppy citrus but well balanced

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bubblehouse (229) - louisville, Kentucky, USA - APR 16, 2014
Really good and smooth beer. Pours dark golden with a big head. Malty anf refreshing.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HellzillaQ (1) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - APR 16, 2014 does not count
1/27/14 12oz can into tulip. Pours a honey color with one finger lathery head. Smell is pine and citrus with a bready backbone. Thin carbonated mouthfeel. Taste is hops and citrus peel. Overall, easily drinkable and refreshing. Would be a outdoorsy beer. 4/5

3.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
rodbod (6) - SCOTLAND - APR 15, 2014 does not count
From a can, on the train. Great balance between bitter hops and weighty malt. Superb texture, creamy yet not remotely cloying, very clean in the finish. Hop fruitiness comes through too, but itís predominantly bittering hops.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jh773 (46) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 12, 2014
Smells warm; biscuit with a little caramel. Has good body with a slightly bitter pine flavor; some oatmeal and bread. A solid beer.

0.6
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
chiefvelo (1) - Wooster, Ohio, USA - APR 10, 2014 does not count
Brevard, NC version. Unfortunately something is terribly wrong with the east coast Brewery. The past month after consuming horrible digestive problems would appear and make my friend suffer for a day. The batch this week has an uncharacteristically dark color and the 3 of agree it has the smell of Beer, Grapes and Dirty Socks. Previously my favorite easy to drink and delicious pale ale has turned not worth drinking and will go down the sink. A sad day in Ohio to say goodbye to a former good friend.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
paintedmaple (330) - Fenton, Michigan, USA - APR 7, 2014
Good APA, but not great. Really smooth and drinkable and I wouldnít hesitate to grab another one and yet on a night of tasting some fairly average beers it didnít really stand out...underwhelming.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
budfox (7) - Kansas, USA - APR 5, 2014 does not count
More hops than all the other Pale Ales that Iíve tried, Iíd buy it again, canít wait to try some other beers by this brewery!

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
lukedarock (103) - Howell, Michigan, USA - APR 3, 2014
I had this out of a can would really like to try out of a bottle, still perrty good tho, solid ipa for the price

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ramboraffe (100) - SWEDEN - APR 3, 2014
355 ml Can. Yellow orange with off white dissapearing head. Citrusy smell. Distinct bitterness and tastes of citrus pine ans grapefruit.


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