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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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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ThisWangsChung (747) - Leonardtown, Maryland, USA - MAY 24, 2013
19.2 oz can partly poured into a pint glass. A: Pours a copper color with good clarity. The head is a three finger offwhite shade. I really like how much lacing it leaves on the glass in particular, not to mention the fluffiness of the head itself. S: The aroma is what you’d expect, grassy/piny Cascade hops and caramel malts. Hoppiness is amplified when inhaled directly from the can. T: This is quite bitter to start. The leafy, herbal hop bitterness really comes through, though perhaps with not as much actual hop flavor as I’d like. Bitterness seems to cool off near the back end, creating something that’s pleasantly drinkable instead of oppressive. M: While the opening bitterness suggest this could be resiny and harsh, the finish is crisp and dry enough to scrub it away. Nice body and carbonation here, though I still think the back end is a little rough. O: You know you have something pretty good on your hands when 19.2 oz. seems like the right size for this one. Word of warning though - this one might be too bitter for newbs.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
LarryBeast (515) - - SEP 14, 2014
Sampled at Great Canadian Beer Festival. Excellent, extremely hoppy pale.All West Coast APA goodness.

3.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gbgbrouge (21) - SWEDEN - SEP 9, 2014
Can from swedish SB. Pours clear amber with a medium head. Aroma is hoppy citric and toast. Taste starts of with a hoppy kick in the teeth, soothed with a malty and not too sweet middle and finishes off with a nice and refreshing bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Handypaul (211) - - SEP 7, 2014
Can. Pours clear amber with a small white creamy mostly lasting head that leaves great lacing. Aroma is resin and citrus. Light to medium bitter, light body, thin feel, average carbonation with fine bubbles, flavors of grapefruit rind, hints of malty sweetness provide some balance but not quite enough and a brief bitter finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Acknud (1081) - Morganfield, Kentucky, USA - SEP 6, 2014
Beautiful amber pour with a fluffy head. Great lacing. Citrus aroma and booming grapefruit hops taste. Lingers in the mouth.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Saeglopur (326) - Vienna Woods, AUSTRIA - SEP 5, 2014
Can from AlesByMail.co.uk. Clear, amber to red body, with a big, creamy, white head. Aroma of grapefruit, pine, red berries, grass, black tea, grains. Taste with about the same aromas. Mouthfeel is medium to light, slick, with a medium carbonation and it finishes bitter, slightly dry, with pine, grass and some sweet malts. Tasty! Like the lighter version of their Deviant Dale’s, which I also enjoyed big time! Great, distinct APA, with a perfect balance between tea like malts and piney hops.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Danyel (735) - Colorado, USA - AUG 30, 2014
Can. Pours clear orange with thick white head. Aroma is vanilla, citrus, grapefruit, floral. Taste is very balanced, easy, nothing too exciting but not bad. An okay beer.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
humlelala (984) - DENMARK - AUG 30, 2014
(35 cl can from Systembolaget; BBD: 02-09-2015) Pours a mostly clear dark amber with two finger tan head. Good retention and nice lace. Aroma is hoppy with notes of tea and grass. Oily texture, medium body, medium carbonation and a lingering, dry finish. Flavour is balanced with mild bitterness and only enough sweetness to give the beer body. Well crafted but I was a bit disappointed with the hop aroma.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
per64 (1) - SWEDEN - AUG 29, 2014 does not count
Världens godaste burköl sägs det. Stämmer bra! Vacker färg och trevlig arom. Lång beska

1
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
wholefoodsknw (3) - - AUG 27, 2014 does not count
just not impressed. i tried. over and over and over.. i dont know if is because of the cans, but nothing from this brewery really sits with me. It's too bad too, because I really like the company, the local brewery and the employees. The beer just don't do it for me.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
peterschreurs (49) - Illinois, USA - AUG 24, 2014
12 oz. can poured. Golden in color with a creamy off-white head. Hops and malt in the aroma and taste. A great APA with a bit of kick. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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