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RATINGS: 2317   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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4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
klas (268) - - APR 21, 2013
Can from Systembolaget (24 SEK). Dry hopped aroma. Nice head.Hoppy and bitter taste. Often called (Modern) IPA, but maybe American Pale Ale is a better name. Very good value for money, but still I prefer bottles before cans. I guess I have to realize that premium beers doesn’t have to be in bottles.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Danyel (705) - 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 (975) - 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

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
geeklimit (172) - USA - AUG 24, 2014
Pours a clear dark amber with average carbonation and a lacy head. Aroma is strong in malt but not especially heavy. Balanced taste with a touch of sour in the middle and back. Slightly sticky mouthfeel with a slightly bitter aftertaste.

4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cincidude87 (2) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 23, 2014 does not count
I normally don’t like hoppy beers but this one has a great aroma and very strong hit of grapefuit. Delicious!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Atjeff (16) - - AUG 23, 2014
12 oz can. Great amber appearance. Smooth taste. Wonderful west coast pale ale. This beer epitomizes smooth but full, pale ale taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (2164) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 21, 2014
Can at home. Pours amber, taste is lots of sweet toffee and bitter hops, pine.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ametras (383) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 20, 2014
12oz can. Amber pour with frothy off-white head. Slight haze, beautiful lacing. Flavors are bready malts, lemon, grapefruit, apricot, biscuit, caramel, pine resin and grass. Light to medium body, moderate to high carbonation, oily texture.


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