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Dale's Pale Ale (Centennial Dry Hopped) - Oskar Blues Grill & Brew

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Dale's Pale Ale (Centennial Dry Hopped)
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88
very good

12 Ratings
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Ratings: 12
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 9.64%
Wants: 2
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Oskar Blues Grill & Brew visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Thorpe429 on 04-16-2010)
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

09-10-2012 08:40:04 | More by MarkyMOD
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California

4/5  rDev -3.6%

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New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

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Australia

5/5  rDev +20.5%

11-27-2011 02:42:00 | More by koolk
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oline73

Maryland

3.58/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

I had this on cask at Kloby's during Baltimore Beer Week. Served in a sample glass.

Appearance: Pours a clear reddish amber color with no head at all.

Smell: Mild citrus hops with sweet malt and a strong fruity aroma that reminds me a bit of apricots.

Taste: Extremely fruity, apricot and fruity punch like notes. There is a mild malt background and a citrus peel like hop bitterness in the finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium body with a mildly dry finish. This beer was pretty much flat, but it was on cask so that's fine.

Overall: I thought the fruity notes took over a bit too much. I would have liked the hops to star a little bit more.

Serving type: cask

10-17-2011 03:27:34 | More by oline73
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Georgiabeer

Georgia

4.55/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

On cask through the beer engine at the Brick Store Pub. A real treat- I really enjoyed it. Pours amber with a fine grainy and lacy head that leaves lots of lacing on the glass. The nose has really nice notes of sweet orange, with juicy fruit and nice bitter orange peel notes. In the mouth, there is a lot of orange and lemon up front followed by some very smooth, clean malt, some graininess that adds some heft, followed by lovely notes of pine and tangerine on the finish. The mouthfeel is incredible- super smooth, creamy, and juicy. Nice bready underpinning and a wonderful moreishness here. The whole package is pretty special. Nice.

Serving type: cask

06-12-2011 01:58:37 | More by Georgiabeer
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thain709

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - A slightly hazy, glowing orange kissed body...the head was white in color and stood about two fingers...the creamy head fell into a cap and left decent lacing

S - The dry hopping adds so much to this beer...the citrus profile stands out with orange and grapefruit leading the way...there's a touch of earthy hop presence as well...not much malt backing

T - As the hops dominated the nose the flavors in the beer were actually pretty balanced...it starts off sweet with the citrus hops...they aren't bitter, just sweet...there is a nice amount of caramel malt in the middle that really balances things out...the ending is comprised of earthy and piney hops to add that extra bitterness that's needed

M - Medium bodied...creamy and bittersweet

D - This is a big step above the regular Dale's Pale Ale...dry hopping adds so much aroma to the beer and this one is balanced as it's a pale ale...I would like to see this one more often

Serving type: cask

10-29-2010 11:15:58 | More by thain709
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gford217

Georgia

4.28/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at the Brick Store.

Pours a slightly hazy golden amber with a thick creamy head that leaves impressive lacing.

Aroma is awesome with fresh earthy and floral hops dominating. It really has an herbal character to it. Bits of citrus and caramel malts behind the dank hops.

Taste continues to bring the green herbal notes up front - very resinous with less citrus than i was expecting. Not really a bad thing though as the hops leave an aery bitterness that I really dig.

Stick resinous feel. On the fuller side of hints as pale ales go with soft smooth carbonation.

I really like what the dry hopping did to this beer. Really amps up the bitterness and earthy hop character. Very nice.

Serving type: on-tap

10-15-2010 20:30:12 | More by gford217
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Thorpe429

Illinois

4.43/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On cask at Rustico in Alexandria, VA. 04.15.2010

A: Pours a rich copper with a nice head of foam. Not bad, but nothing exceptional--pretty typical of a cask pale ale.

S: The centennial hops really, really come to life in this one. Nice pungent citrus aromas of orange and grapefruit, with a little bit of pine and earthiness in there as well. A bit of caramel malt lurking in the background, but the dry-hopping and cask conditioning have really brought out the hops in this.

T: Similar to the smell, although here the citrus is not quite as dominant as in the nose; there's a bit more of an earthy floral character here, being driven by a strong bitterness. Much more delicious than regular Dale's, and I'm a big fan of that.

M: Beautiful level of carbonation and easy drinking, although there was almost an alcohol heat to it that was a little off-putting, perhaps associated with the dry-hopping, as I've noticed this effect a few times in wet hopped ales.

D: Very drinkable. A delicious brew that I'd love to see again!

Serving type: cask

04-16-2010 11:25:20 | More by Thorpe429
Dale's Pale Ale (Centennial Dry Hopped) from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
88 out of 100 based on 12 ratings.