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RATINGS: 171   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2/5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Possessing a delicate balance of malt and hop flavors and embellished by the distinctive fruitiness of our special ale yeast, Hale’s Pale Ale is flavorful and easy to drink.

Editor’s note: also known as Original Pale American Ale, first brewed on July 4, 1983

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Zach Diesel (906) - Sisters, Oregon, USA - JUL 5, 2003
appley aroma, light orange, watery apples with a smooth bitter finish, easily forgettable and uninspired

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
argo0 (13765) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 10, 2003
Clear golden/amber with small beige head. Aroma is medium sweet, caramel, light earthy, lighter floral. Taste is earthy, caramel, light peach. Finish is earthy with hint of peach. Medium/light body.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
ontario102 (794) - Boise, Idaho, USA - NOV 1, 2005
Inflorescent nose with some doughy citrus; malty front end with some phenol notes, fruity and hoppy finish, somewhat harsh; slightly astringent and tangy finish.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Reid (2426) - Salem, Oregon, USA - SEP 21, 2006
Dark amber beer with a beautiful light tan head thats creamy and thick. Not very much aroma at all going on , just a slight maltiness/ buiscuit. Very light caraamel taste to begin then some toastiness, and a slight lactic taste,long lasting bitter aftertaste. Ok on the palate , pretty average stuff. I found this drinkable enough, but rather uninspired.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sledutah (7240) - Utah, USA - FEB 14, 2015
12oz can picked up at Total Wine
Cloudy golden with a big off-white head, some lacing. Aroma is floral, dusty and herbal. Flavors are herbal, earthy and lemon peel
Ok but I wouldn’t have another one.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
duff (5484) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 24, 2004
[email protected] Pretty thin for an APA, but not all that bad. Some cascadey type hops, lemony, lightly piney. No big faults, just a bit too light.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fuzzywasabeer (35) - boise, Idaho, USA - APR 25, 2005
UPDATED: APR 25, 2006 12oz bottle, orange-copper in color, off white 1 inch head, malt and spice nose, smooth malt start smooth malt finish low carbonation, easy drinker that tastes good but i have to ask, where the hale’s the hops?

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kp (10883) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Date: 08/19/2006
Mode: Bottle
Source: Roadtrip

clear dark aroma, thin white head, sweet fruity apricot aroma, creamy body,light fruity flavor with lots of well balance hops, good rich carmel character, light bitterness,

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 11/20
Rating: 2.9/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *4

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jercraigs (10145) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 18, 2010
2010-07-03. Lightly hazy orange body, small creamy off-white head and lace. 3+ Flavour is modestly bitter throughout, light citrus hops (tropical, hints at floral, lemon), mild lingering tangerine. Mild malt is a bit odd/grainy and does not always play nicely with the hops. Aroma of muted citrus seeds, off-putting overtones that are not quite bile/sweat, more likely an odd variation on resiny/leafy hop character. Average to light palate. Odd. On tap at Hales, Seattle

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
beastiefan2k (3748) - HdG (past: NYC, KS, Rain City), Maryland, USA - DEC 29, 2014
12oz bottle, not the ultra patriotic can. Medium head fades to a moderate lacing. Orange colored beer. Clear and filtered throughout. Its got too much caramel and too much American bitter hops, not my fav. Lots of dusty British malt as well. These are the exact Pale Ales I don’t like.


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