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Denver Pale Ale - Great Divide Brewing Company

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Denver Pale AleDenver Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
84
good

1,089 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,089
Reviews: 569
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 12.13%
Wants: 23
Gots: 23 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-10-2002)
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Ratings: 1,089 | Reviews: 569 | Display Reviews Only:
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ccurrid

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

04-15-2014 01:45:01 | More by ccurrid
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Lovely85

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

04-14-2014 18:39:25 | More by Lovely85
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EdTheEdge

California

3/5  rDev -19.1%

04-13-2014 23:40:58 | More by EdTheEdge
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marmstrong1212

Ohio

3/5  rDev -19.1%

04-13-2014 19:27:19 | More by marmstrong1212
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thatoneguymike

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

04-13-2014 17:24:27 | More by thatoneguymike
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wroberts42

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

04-13-2014 02:35:21 | More by wroberts42
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BDeibs

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

04-10-2014 16:43:10 | More by BDeibs
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abaer123

California

4/5  rDev +7.8%

04-10-2014 16:35:27 | More by abaer123
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Tyler_Sly

Alabama

3.93/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A great bitter beer without being over the top bitter. The hops almost feel as if they jump around while you're drinking. There's a slightly sweet start with that aforementioned bitter finish that I personally look forward to when I go for another swig. Not sure how it is in the bottle but I'd definitely have this beer again.

Serving type: on-tap

04-08-2014 05:30:07 | More by Tyler_Sly
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pveilleux

Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev -32.6%

04-07-2014 01:52:10 | More by pveilleux
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Lagerquestrian

Texas

4/5  rDev +7.8%

04-01-2014 22:09:35 | More by Lagerquestrian
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DenverHopHead

Colorado

3.84/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle with a bottled on date of 2/25/14; into a tumbler.
Appearance - a dark gold with limited carbonation and a thin, foamy white head. Lacing is decent.
Smell - doughy malts and some faint citrus.
Taste - very well balanced pale with a strong malt profile and some sweet and bitter hops.
Feel - a bit light, but a flavorful ale with some balance.
Overall - a nice pale that should appease pale fans.

Serving type: bottle

04-01-2014 19:53:31 | More by DenverHopHead
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BiomedHawk

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

03-30-2014 22:02:36 | More by BiomedHawk
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soonerlight

Oklahoma

2.5/5  rDev -32.6%

03-30-2014 17:02:57 | More by soonerlight
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Book

Alabama

4/5  rDev +7.8%

03-30-2014 05:20:48 | More by Book
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WoodBrew

Illinois

3.69/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

The Denver Pale Ale is ok...While I am writing this I am still drinking it hoping it will grow on me a bit more. The beer poured a nice Amber clear color with thin foamy white head that is leaving a spotty lace. The scent has some fresh hop to it....but very faint. The taste a decent balanced beer with slightly bitter hops paired well with caramel type malt. The mouthfeel is medium in body with good carbonation. Overall it good....but not outstanding.

Serving type: bottle

03-28-2014 23:01:41 | More by WoodBrew
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gwiedman1

New York

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

03-23-2014 01:04:18 | More by gwiedman1
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TylerCO

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

03-22-2014 22:31:17 | More by TylerCO
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afsdan

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

03-21-2014 03:03:54 | More by afsdan
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Brinks

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

03-14-2014 00:28:56 | More by Brinks
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bsm80x

New York

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

03-13-2014 16:50:33 | More by bsm80x
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CreekyJarls

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

03-12-2014 00:00:20 | More by CreekyJarls
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Kmlund

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

03-11-2014 20:02:34 | More by Kmlund
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ToddGingerich

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

03-11-2014 19:59:25 | More by ToddGingerich
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Premo88

Texas

2.85/5  rDev -23.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

12 oz. bottle poured into nonic
(born on date: Jan. 22, 2014; drank on: Feb. 26, 2014)

L: clear brown/amber -- lots of red; weakish 1/4-inch head of off-white foam; no stick or lace but keeps a decent collar of foam

S: sour mash, sour grain ... grain and medicine

T: creamed corn; dirt; grain; sour grain

F: solid all-around

O: A+ for at least trying to brew an English pale but the brew is a D at best. if somebody put a macro-brew label on this, I might buy it. there is no malt taste at all, and what hops there are taste more like rubbing alcohol than Fuggles. too bad ... I had high hopes, but this is definitely a one-off for me.

Serving type: bottle

03-09-2014 05:57:57 | More by Premo88
Denver Pale Ale from Great Divide Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 1,089 ratings.