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RATINGS: 2450   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   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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4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
cavnar (12) - Pace, Florida, USA - FEB 3, 2014
Love this pale ale. Great color and aroma, not too bitter with good citrus to balance the malt. I would say a step above in flavor compared to most pale ales.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BierMeHoos (272) - Maryland, USA - MAY 2, 2015
12 oz can. Appearance pours a deep copper, with a 2 finger thick head. Aroma is hoppy and malty. Taste is sweet, amber, decent bittering on the end but not overpowering. Palate is soft with less carbonation. Overall pretty good, you can definitely drink this any time.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
deyholla (7613) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 2, 2015
On tap. Pours a clear orange with a gold hue and a white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has has citrus notes with light pine a hint of grapefruit and a backbone of grass and grain. Flavor is similar with a citrus and pine combination supported by grass, a touch of resin and light grains.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GreatDane1632 (707) - USA - APR 30, 2015
The original craft can! Love this beer. If ever I’m in doubt and need a good solid choice for staying or for leaving, this fits the bill.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
kingaugusta (17) - Georgia, USA - APR 28, 2015
Pours golden with a modest white head. Nose is a bit like an IPA with a bit of a hop bite and distinct pale-ale maltiness. Flavor is fairly simple but very good: moderately strong bittering hops balance perfectly with a sweet, almost candy-like malt and just a hint of warmth. Backside is smooth and down the middle. About as good as medium-gravity "normal" ales can get.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
angelkostvo (802) - CZECH REPUBLIC - APR 28, 2015
Orange colour, off white head. Aroma of slightly caramel, grassy hops. Taste is light sweet, light bitter. Light body, thin to oily texture, average carbonation. Good, I was just expecting more.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mfhennig (104) - McHenry County, Illinois, USA - APR 27, 2015
12 oz can, pours a nice amber color, nice off white head and nice lacing. Grassy, bready aroma. Flavor has a hint of citrus. Not really the style of beer I enjoy. This would probably be better on a hot summer day.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Patrickctenchi (4535) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - APR 26, 2015
Can: Pours clear amber with a thick beige head. Caramel, light fruit aroma. Taste is caramel malt, mildly peppery hops.....grass. Very malty, slightly sweet. Very nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bif (1619) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - APR 23, 2015
Can. Pours a light golden color, with a fair head. Aroma of mild hops with grain and light fruit. Taste of hops, grain, bit of fruit and malt sweetness. Nice bitterness and a clean finish. Moderate body, has a crisp, clean feel and nicely balanced. Enjoyable beer.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
samsmith33 (512) - - APR 22, 2015
Aroma is grass, hay, grains, vegetable, light hops. Taste is grass, pine, plus a dry Ashy Aftertaste. Appearance: slightly more color than a typical yellow pale ale, above average white head. Medium carbonation. Not sure why this gets such high marks. It seems very pedestrian to me. Not even pedestrian....like a pedestrian with a limp.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
two7offsuit (321) - Massachusetts, USA - APR 21, 2015
Pours a dark golden / clear Amber with a white head. A moderately hoppy aroma. Flavor is hops with subtle fruit.


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