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RATINGS: 2344   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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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nazzty (921) - Ödåkra - Helsingborg, - JAN 31, 2013
Very well hopped pale ale with a big, fruity body and creamy crown. The aftertaste is a bit too long and sour.


4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
phikus (59) - syracuse, New York, USA - OCT 28, 2014
This beer is a step above a pale ale. Very nice floral pine aroma with some of the delicious maltiness. With all of the aroma of an IPA the flavor dives into a nectar like malt backbone with spruce citrus hop flavors finishing well balanced.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Xenon (94) - Cary, North Carolina, USA - OCT 27, 2014
Pretty good. I might like more than Sierra Nevada. Hops are more pronounced and piney. Better than the first time I had it. Tastes strong for a normal pale

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
bcb03 (1) - Ohio, USA - OCT 27, 2014 does not count
Full bodied and consistently satisfying. Pours with a nice frothy head. Rich amber color for a pale ale. Complex hoppy taste with a great finish that hangs on well after it goes down. Glad to see it more widely available now. This is my goto beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MrHult (301) - SWEDEN - OCT 25, 2014
Burk från Systembolaget. Dimmig bärnstensfärgad vätska med stort ljust skum. Kådig talldoft. Kådig smak med bra beska. Smarrig!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KM (341) - Tromsø, NORWAY - OCT 25, 2014
Can. Pale amber body, Small lasting white head. Grassy aroma. Light sweet flavour, some fruit and caramel. Nice light bitterness. (Hospitalsløkkan, 25.10.2014)

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nene74 (2) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - OCT 25, 2014 does not count
Lite oljig malt, citrus, pinje! Trevligt beskt avslut! Bra amerikansk Pale Ale

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
neongolden (477) - Linköping, Sweden/Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 25, 2014
(355mL can from Systembolaget) Pours medium amber with an average white head, and a little lace. Aroma has leafy green hops, peach, grapefruit, bit of tropical fruit, and a little more malty caramel sweetness than many APAs. Flavour has a reasonably substantial caramel core to the style and some sort of specialty malt character, Munich maybe? Of course fairly hoppy as well, grapefruit, leafy, lightly resinous, stone fruit, with the sweetness transitioning into a slightly piney, leafy, averagely bitter finish with some lingering toffee/caramel notes. Average but oily body with moderate carbonation. Probably not the freshest can of course, but still a nice APA. Drank at a party so will have to try again under less hectic conditions.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sturmthis (540) - Ohio, USA - OCT 23, 2014
On draft. Amber color with one finger head. Grapefruit and tropical aromas. Taste has some pine in it. Over the tropical aromas. Very good sipping beer.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TyggaBrown (406) - NORWAY - OCT 20, 2014
Pretty much an almost perfect american style pale ale; fruity, bitter, very tasty and refreshing. Great character, and tastes and smells like something you’d drink on a day in the sun.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
loco_gallego (104) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 19, 2014
Ambrée orange clair. Mousse beige clair. Assez persistante, avec de jolis dépôts sur les parois. Très belle pale ale. Arômatique fruité, sucré-caramel, malt toasté. Houblonnage très présent, agrumes puis résineux. En bouche similaire, avec une amertume agrumes assez puissante en milieu de bouche puis s’estompe pour une belle longueur, plus sur le résineux en fin de bouche. Le maltage sur le toastage et caramel donne une belle rondeur malgré le puissant houblonnage pour une APA.


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