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RATINGS: 2500   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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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ThisWangsChung (826) - 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 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alex_leit (522) - Minsk, BELARUS - AUG 4, 2015
Can. Orange color. Aroma: malt liquor, citrus, fruits and floral hops. Taste: good malt and hops, citrus and floral, drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vulcanmeister (221) - La Grande, Oregon, USA - AUG 3, 2015
Pours a light golden with a medium frothy head. Grass, hops, and malt in the aroma with a bit of pine. Taste is lightly sweet a nice long lasting bitter finish. A nice refreshing American pale ale.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pgh_Magpie (2) - Gibsonia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 1, 2015 does not count
This is my refrigerator beer - nice aroma without being overpowering. Dale's is better than most craft IPAs and never disappointing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
aleigator (474) - GERMANY - JUL 31, 2015
Pours a glowing, coppery-amber color with a great looking, big, froth head. Smells of lemon zest and cakey malts with a whiff of kiwi added, showcasing a pleasant, thoughtful put together hop profile. Drinks easy, with a higher carbonation to it, revealing a fitting balance between hops and malts. Tastes of syrup coated malts, melting together with fruity hops, revealing orange and crisp lemon zest. Lemon invites a prominent dryness to the otherwise very malty beer, giving it an inviting hop character, which then results into a long lasting, lemony dryness. During its finish, the beer reveals a mineralic quality, carried to the tongue by the lively carbonation, while malts and hops are still there, providing an easy agreeable bitterness. Well balanced and easy drinkable, while its hop profile is well integrated into the distinct malts and the higher, refreshing carbonation.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ordybill (665) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - JUL 30, 2015
Poured from a 12 OZ can into a pint glass. This beer is a clear amber color with a large white head. The taste is really good and is full of malt, hops and citrus. the aroma matches the flavor and it is a medium bodied beer with heavy carbonation. Overall, this is my second favorite beer from Oskar behind Ten Fiddy.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BrewTom (452) - - JUL 28, 2015
Orange body with a thick white head. Sweet toffee smell with a taste to match. Smooth & creamy with balanced citrus & lightly fruity bitterness. A refreshing full bodied pale ale. Rated by BrewTom

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mathieuc (2192) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 28, 2015
Tall can. Pours a clear copper with a tall almost beige head that leaves nice lacing. Nose is of caramel, citrus and generally fruity hops. Taste is moderately sweet and moderately bitter, offers some nice fruity hops again with a good piny bite. Both body and carbonation are moderate. Overall a really good option for camping, especially in big cans like these!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BillWyce (841) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 27, 2015
Draft at Moriarity’s in Philadelphia. Pours clear amber with a 1-finger white head. Mild piney hops aroma. Medium body with a dry finish. Flavor of piney hops with a note of caramel malt in the base.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
likeatrainwreck (157) - Stockport, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JUL 25, 2015
Quite malt forward... caramel malts at the fore, with a hoppy bitter finish. Not bad, but it’s got a bit of a weird aftertaste to me. Not really my cup of tea.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gurthnar (3027) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 25, 2015
Can. Lots of caramel in both aroma and flavour, American malty character. Other than that classic hoppiness, resiny zesty citrusy. Very good.


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