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RATINGS: 2283   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 canít, where flavorless canned beers donít belong. And no matter where you drink Daleís 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.


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
GreatLibations (1854) - Last Supper, Arizona, USA - APR 19, 2006
UPDATED: APR 3, 2007 Pours a tawny amber color w/ a full, semi creamy froth. Thick and sticky residual lacing. Aroma has a prominant hop profile. Medium full nectar w/ soft and creamy residual effers. Another WOW, this is a can ? I would have never known. This pale is on the hoppy side and delivers a crispness even w/ the thick malts. Big citrus rind, leather, sea salt, and slight biscuits delivered by massive waves of dense malt. The finish is bittered extensively yet leaving my palate wet. This and Old Chub are perfect high quality canned brews that should be included in your "no glass allowed" activities. Overall; a very rich and delicious brew worthy of itís rating. Highly recommended!

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
pkbites (674) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 11, 2007
UPDATED: OCT 15, 2007 I think this is that beer they made in "BEERFEST". Itís beautiful! Just Beautiful! Pours a surprisingly cloudy/dark orangy amber. Nose is of evergreen, bubble gum, and cookie dough. The first sip shocks the palate. So many hops for 12 meager ounces. It starts bitter, it stays bitter. After-taste is bitter. I donít think Iíve EVER had a brew with so many hops. Very nice. But expensive. On sale for $7.99 a six pack? Too much! But itís so good. But itís overpriced. But itís so good. But it costs alot. But itís so, so good. But, man, $7.99 for a sixer? But itís so good. I wish it werenít so expensive so I could drink gallons of it every night. Because itís so good. I want to brush my teeth with it. Because itís so good!!!I want to put my dick in it. Because itís so good. I want IT to put itís dick in me! íCause itís so good. But itís pricey. But itís sooooo good. I like it!!!! I love it!!! I want to marry it!!!! You know, because itís sooooooo good!

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
bonk0076 (99) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 15, 2009
In my mind, the perfect beer. A nice hoppy bite complemented with a sweet little finish. VERY drinkable, yet quietly complex.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
rileyjk (7) - - SEP 6, 2012 does not count
spruce, golden, clear, minimal head, very bitter, medium sweetness, light body, lively,

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
tubintheyampa (12) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 19, 2012
I love this beer! Itís been one of my favorites for many years. Back when good beer was only available in bottles, Dales Pale Ale was the only good beer I could find to take with me on raft trips. Itís also a great beer to cook oven roasted chicken in!

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
TheGooch510 (13) - Colorado, USA - JAN 5, 2013
Great pale ale. Sessionable, yet packs a punch. A nice amber color. Drinks more like an IPA than a pale ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
traviscowan (1) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - JUL 13, 2013 does not count
Amazing Canned Equivalent of the best fresh drafts Iíve known. Compares to Coast Boy King and Lagunitas Sucks.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
KB_DWG_Beerd (5) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 4, 2013 does not count
I love Dales. Everyday all the time. It's perfect. Just the right hops. There was once Sierra Nevada as my benchmark. Dales is the standard by which I measure all pales now. Heady topper, Pliny are up there, but every day I drink a dales ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
WeissGary (285) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - SEP 8, 2013
Full marks for this wonderful brew, and what a first to try from this brewery! Enticing sweet aroma with caramel notes, smooth with dry hop on the tongue and a sweet welcoming malt finish on the back. This beer is very drinkable, tastes great, very refreshing, and its lovely mix of sweetness, hops, and malt blends together seamlessly!

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Salsgebom (20) - North Carolina, USA - JUN 27, 2006
This is a beautiful balance of malt and hops. Its on the heavy side for an APA, but if youíre up for it- you will not be disappointed. Itís absolutely wonderful. When uneducated beer drinkers want to know how to differentiate malt and hop flavors- I tell them Daleís answers all. As a homebrewer, I strive to find such a flavorful balance. My favorite beer.


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