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RATINGS: 2413   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.

Derek881's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Derek881 (1026) - St. Petersburg, Florida, USA - SEP 14, 2012
Had this beer in the can and then again poured into a pint glass. The beer had a semi-cloudy and slightly-dark amber/copper color with a large foamy white head that had good retention, but little cling and average lacing. The aroma featured grainy and earthy hops, touches of spice and citrus, and a lighter straw and mash blend too. Its taste was somewhat grainy and bitter, and was a touch sour and fairly malty with light notes of sweet caramel giving way to a heavily bitter finish. The body was fairly dry with a filling mouthfeel, that had overall average carbonation but some good life and fizz.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rollerton (110) - SWEDEN - FEB 28, 2015
Can from SB. A friendly beer, but too anonymous taste and aroma, especially conssidering 6.5 % abv.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
gschrade (780) - Collinsville, USA - FEB 28, 2015
I had this at Global Brew. Pours copper with a off white head. Taste caramel, citrus, sweet. I thought this was good. I would drink this again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
robl69 (1) - New Jersey, USA - FEB 27, 2015 does not count
If I could give this beer less than zero it would still be to high, very first mouthful made my jaws water like I was going to puke. I cannot believe this beer gets such a high rating

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
alex_alkis (383) - SWEDEN - FEB 25, 2015
An incredebly tasty and hoppy American Pale Ale. I really like the drinkability of it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
teorn88 (3399) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2015
Keg at BD Shepherd’s Bush tap takeover, London. It pours a hazy orange color with a medium white head. Aroma is hoppy, fruity, with notes of citrus peel, tangerine, mango, ripe apricots, grass, orange marmalade. Taste is lightly sweet and medium bitter with notes of mango, apricots, pine cones, grapefruit, citrus leaves, grass. Finishes quite dry and bitter with resinous hops. Medium bodied with good carbonation. Overall, really good APA

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jared_Clifton (26) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 7, 2015
In a can. Light body. Citrus flavor with lots of pine and hop flavor. Enjoying this at a bar.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JBPortland (1001) - Portland, Maine, USA - FEB 13, 2015
12oz can pours dark red amber with finger of head. Nose and palate are both malt heavy and lack real substantial hop presence, puzzling as this can is hardly 2 weeks old. Malt sweetness and bitter, light citrus notes. Some subtle piney orange in there. A let down.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DanielBrown (3980) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 25, 2015
Can from Cellar Door, Sutton Coldfield. Really nice, pithy sweet APA. Fruit peel, buttercream hops, iced jelly. Hearty, zesty. Good drop.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Marduk (3207) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 22, 2015
330ml can. Clearish amber color. Medium size, beige head, stays. Sweet, mashy malts, very faint citrus, caramel in aroma. Malty, sweet, candy, caramel, tobacco in taste. Medium bitterness. Tobacco caramel in aftertaste. Medium carbonation. It’s sweet and malty. Naaah...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Johnstledger8 (47) - IRELAND - FEB 21, 2015
Can. Yellow with relatively lasting white head. Aroma of pine, grassy, citrus and some exotic fruit. Taste is pine, pineapple, grapefruit. Sticky mouthfeel, light carbonation.

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