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RATINGS: 2429   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
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrGonzo (625) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 28, 2006
Poured from the can. Bright copper color with a big pillowy white head. Lively hoppy aroma, earthy pine notes. RIch medium body, with a good balance of chewy malts and sticky pine finish. A lively cross between a British and American pale ale, effortlessly drinkable and delightfully tasty.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
FestDecBeet (361) - - MAR 29, 2015
Look: pours orange. White head. Very clear. Smell: citrus fruit. Oranges. Grapefruit. Taste: grapefruit pith. Lemon. Feel: thin mouthfeel. Dry on the back end. Overall: ok beer. Nice mouthfeel and taste. Looking for more aromas. First drank: home 3/28/15 Vintage: 2/17/15

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Makaveli (8) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 29, 2015 does not count
Can / Realale Ltd / Twickenham. Pours a lovely copper colour. Taste is a little sweet with nice malty caramel flavour. It’s a hoppy pale ale but not overly so in comparison to a typical American IPA. Overall I was pretty underwhelmed.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
High_in_NM (12) - Los Alamos NM, New Mexico, USA - MAR 28, 2015
Pretty damn nice pale available locally in a can. What’s not to like? Nice hoppy bitterness, damn near an IPA, but with lower ABV. Very nice regular brew that’s not too much of anything, but pretty damn good at everything. Definitely in the running for my go to beer. Dark copper color, lots of carbonation, big white fluffy head. Flavor is overwhelmingly bitter, but in a good way. Light enough you can drink a 6 + 2 and not feel crucified the next morning, but heavy enough that you don’t feel like you’re wasting your time. VERY NICE!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Turtles (110) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 28, 2015
355ml Can. Coppar Clear. Strong hoppy aroma. Great sharp hoppy taste, Much bitter, grape fruit, the white from lemon peel. Hoppy Overdose

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
briandwagner (19) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 27, 2015
Copper orange in color with a nice ivory head. Has a nice toffee and pine aroma. It is very well balanced and has a nice citrus taste. It is dry, smooth, and light.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nihtila (1158) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 27, 2015
15.1.2015. Pale copper orange. Quite sweet aroma of caramel, toffee and aromatic hops. Taste has same elements, caramel malts and sweetish toffee having decent bitterness as well. Enjoyable.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fraternie (880) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 24, 2015
Malty, balanced with toffee and caramel dominating understated citrus notes. Very smooth on the palate, showing a lively hop backbone that puts it almost straddling the line between IPA and pale ale. Malty balance defines the style. Reminds me of Alpha King in that sense.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ChrisSc (351) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 21, 2015
On tap into tulip. Minneapolis. Pours copper-orange in color. Transparent. White head. Aroma is light citrus, some pine, biscuity, malty. Taste is lightly bitter with some sweetness. Body is medium, weaker mouthfeel. Medium finish. Decent beer but kind if missing something.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tekstr1der (101) - New Hampshire, USA - MAR 18, 2015
Copper pour, thin white top. Mild hop and malt aroma. Same in the flavor. Pretty clean finish. Nothing to dislike here, but a little boring.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
99smithsamuel (34) - - MAR 17, 2015
355ml can from ales by mail. Poured clear amber with a huge white head. Hoppy, floral aromas and slightly soapy. Taste is malty and sweet with honey and caramel. Bitter biscuity finish. Flavoursome and warming beer.


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