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RATINGS: 2445   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 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.


Falconseye8's rating

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Falconseye8 (542) - Evans, Colorado, USA - NOV 2, 2011
Very Nice Apa!!! I would drink more of this Longmont brewery. I wish I could have sampled their offerings at the Longmont Oktoberfest. Comparable to Sierra Nevada Pale ale in a can or bottle. Better than SN PA on tap. Malty, hoppy and nice finish. I definitely like colorado beers!!!


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mfhennig (101) - 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 (4520) - Coxís 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 (1617) - 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 (511) - - 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 (316) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ibrubeer (169) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - APR 21, 2015
Draft @ RDU Indigo. Slightly hoppy aroma. Dark amber color, with white head. Pretty nice lacing. Very pleasant bitterness, a little fruitiness. Med bodied. Overall, a very nice, drinkable pale ale!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SoberDave (171) - Escondido, California, USA - APR 19, 2015
Drank from a can which didnít harm the flavour at all. Nice hoppy flavour with a fruit background.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ZacM612 (275) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - APR 18, 2015
Dark amber, slightly hazy, with a healthy off-white head. Aroma of malt and piney hops. Nice smooth, balanced flavor. Good.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
VeinAle (112) - Minnesota, USA - APR 16, 2015
Smells great, grassy, caramel, hop aromas. First can had a violent head on it. More bitter than sweet on the mouth. A fine APA.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Smithld1 (15) - Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2015
Can from utobeer. A classic. Good drinking. Sweet, malty and a sensible strength. Not sure who Dale is but he doesnít mess around.


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