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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.


4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
RevJohnson (1) - Prince Edward Island, CANADA - NOV 13, 2006 does not count
Great pale ale; like a Ballantine on steroids. Watch it though, the killer 6.5% sneaks up on you around beer 4 or 5 and makes you start mumbling to yourself and laughing. Donít play poker while drinking this beer. --The Reverend Steel Johnson

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
scottmc (167) - Lakewood, Colorado, USA - JUL 6, 2007
This is the best beer I have ever had in a can. The head is very foamy and is of a darker orange and brown, that kind of creeps out of the top of the can. The amount of hops is just right, I think I would put this in more an IPA category as compared to a regular pale ale. The taste is amazing with a heavy dose of fruity hops. The dry hopping is very noticeable.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
pbstevens (1) - USA - MAY 24, 2009 does not count
WOW! This is my new favorite pale ale! Great hops and nice alcohol content!

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
azjimwoodny (1) - USA - SEP 14, 2009 does not count
The only bad thing about this beer is the can. Find it on tap and itís a definite 5.0.

4.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Canuckale (8) - Alabama, CANADA - OCT 29, 2010 does not count
Excellent smooth, easy drinking beer. This is one of my go to beers after a long work day.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
trialmaster (4) - Connecticut, USA - JUN 14, 2012 does not count
Great aftertaste, earthy, basement aromas, cooked vegetables, smoke, excellent flavor, wonderful finish! This its probably abuse to the best I have had.

4.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
PigMine (33) - San Angelo, Texas, USA - MAY 14, 2014
UPDATED: JUL 2, 2014 Itís a nearly perfect pale ale! It is not an IPA, and that seems to be in question. Was a lively pour, with good carbonation early on. It has a thick, rocky head, with an amazing lacing. Thankfully, it has a canned on date on the bottom of the can. That is a great sign of things to come! The 4 hops dominate the aroma, the malted bread-like scent balances it back to a pale ale. The dank hop smell lingers though, so donít worry! Hops hit the tongue first, and carry throughout the swallow. The malts tame down most of the bitter finish. It goes down without much stickiness for a sweet, highly-hopped, oily beer. It has an exceptional balance of sweetness and bitterness. It is the perfect pale ale, finishing in a flat, dry refreshing ending. After 5 of the 12 oz. cans, it will get your buzz on too... with no filthy macro-lager aftertaste! A superior ale!

4.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
KamGoPro (79) - Texas, USA - JUL 25, 2014
On tap in vail, leafy sweet aroma. Tasty hop/leaf not over powering. Bitterness doesnít linger. Slight lemon zest aftertaste. Tasty brew!

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Mumpu (46) - USA - SEP 17, 2006
Pours rich amber with a thick sticky head and plenty of lacing. There is a freshness of dew-covered fruit in the aroma, perfectly balanced with a sweet maltiness and a balanced hoppy presence at the end. This is an amazing APA.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
hoplover (166) - Corpus Christi, Texas, USA - JUN 10, 2008
THe best Pale ale Iíve ever had hands down!!!! Almost perfect in every catagory! My goodness! I love it! Love It!


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