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RATINGS: 2479   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 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
belgianhomebrew (646) - Acworth, Georgia, USA - JUN 8, 2005
Slightly malty hop aroma. Hop flavor and malt balance start out slow and then hit you. Balanced very well throughout. A good session brew.


4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
tfontana (109) - Fremont, New Hampshire, USA - JUN 27, 2015
Can from The Tuckaway, Raymond NH. Aroma is mild bready malts. Appearance is crystal clear copper brown with nice sparkle, 1 finger-width creamy white head with good retention and nice foamy lacing. Taste is rich, malty, moderate sweetness. Palate is medium bodied, velvety creamy texture, with hint of carbonation bite to the tongue and mildly bitter, long finish. Overall, a taste that far exceeds its aroma, with a gorgeous look and nice palate. Not complex, but very good at what it does.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
davidtjm (882) - Berlin, GERMANY - JUN 21, 2015
Bottle. Pour is gold with a thin head, aroma is fruity, sweet. Taste is light fruity, sweet, minimally bitter. Tasty

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MrWinterHappy (5) - Rřyken, NORWAY - JUN 11, 2015 does not count
Can from systemet in Uddevalla, one of the regulars in Sweden:) Fresh, crisp and hoppy, love it!

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
emusche (47) - Wisconsin, USA - JUN 5, 2015
UPDATED: JUN 6, 2015 Pours golden amber with thin, quickly dissolving head. Aroma is very faint. Some hops and a little pine, but surprisingly how little there is. Taste is big and bold and makes up for it. Bitter and strong up front, fading after the sip to that subtle citrus sweetness that’s the trademark of a good IPA. Not as good as their Deviant Dale’s tallboy offering, but I like it.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lemke10 (880) - Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 31, 2015
This pours a semi-clear amber color with a slight off-white head. The aroma is hoppy with a touch of bready malts. The taste has hint of pine, citrus, and grapefruit giving it dry taste. Very tasty and well made, a nice flag ship beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GlasgowTAD (473) - Glasgow/Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - MAY 29, 2015
Pours a bronze colour with an offwhite head. Aroma is malts and caramel. Taste is caramel, malt sweetness, grapefruit, slight orange and a hint of bitterness.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gopherfan99 (862) - CROATIA - MAY 27, 2015
Can; pours clear amber with an off white head; aroma is malty with some pine and citrus fruits; taste is bittersweet with malt, caramel, and some grapefruit and pine notes; finish is dry with a hoppy bitterness; nice APA

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
leaparsons (8784) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 25, 2015
Can. Golden brown with a white foam. Aromas are toasted multigrain with dusty yeast and lemon. Woody pine with grapefruit and herbs. Flavours are tropical fruit with woody pine and bready yeast. Dry to finish. Decent but not great.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johndoughty (4229) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 23, 2015
Can. My first from this brewery. Slightly hoppy. Bitterness builds up leaving a gentle bitter aftertaste.. Not as powerful as I expected but a reasonable if not very exciting example of this style.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
adasko (940) - Poznan, POLAND - MAY 20, 2015
ładny cytrusowy aromat, trochę owoców tropikalnych. Piwo mętne, kiepska piana, ciemny bursztyn. W smaku raczej wytrawne, fajna goryczka. Dość krótka ale zdecydowana. Orzeźwiające, bardzo pijalne.


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