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Denver Pale Ale - Great Divide Brewing Company

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Denver Pale AleDenver Pale Ale

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1,215 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,215
Reviews: 576
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 12.16%
Wants: 24
Gots: 61 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Great Divide Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-10-2002

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2.75/5  rDev -25.7%

Photo of fps_dean
4.12/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a copper color, with moderate lacing.

Smells of toasted, bready malts with a hint of grassy hops.

Tastes much like it smells but with a stronger hop presence. There is also some caramel malts in the flavor. Overall, very well balanced with nothing being too extreme, but the malts are stronger than many Pales, as the English style in the title suggests.

It's on the heavier side of medium in body, and carbonation is fairly heavy for a Pale Ale, but it still manages to go down fairly smoothly.

Overall, this is a fairly solid offering. While certainly not the best Pale I've ever had, it's certainly makes a great session beer and provides a nice alternative to most other Pales. I should add that it also goes well with most food.

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3.64/5  rDev -1.6%

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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3.88/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of TX-Badger
3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

Photo of Alexmwilliams_
3/5  rDev -18.9%

Photo of vdub191
4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

Photo of alcohline_trip
3.63/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jtnord
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of SonictheBeerhog
4.32/5  rDev +16.8%

Photo of TheBeerdedCharmer
4.27/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

Photo of Robert-Sweers
3.92/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of Cyrion
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Consumed five months after bottling. Poured into a shaker pint. I apologize. The sacred gilded chalice was in the dishwasher.

Appearance: Dark copper, and a bit hazy. Very little head to speak of, but little was expected.

Aroma: Malt. Very biscuity. Heavy.

Taste: More malt and tea-leaf bitterness. Hops not very forward at first taste, but they make themselves known as the beer warms. You can tell this is an American version of an English Pale.

Overall: A really nice English style beer that is thick and hearty. Low alcohol makes it easy to drink, and I will definitely seek this one out again.

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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2.92/5  rDev -21.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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4.3/5  rDev +16.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

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3.4/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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2.5/5  rDev -32.4%

Photo of gonzo000
3.59/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Copper on the pour with a one finger head from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass. Bland smell of Malt and outs. Taste was slight hops on the front, and slight malt on the back, but nothing special - good - but was hoping for more from Great Divide.

Denver Pale Ale from Great Divide Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 1,215 ratings.