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Dale's Pale Ale - Oskar Blues Grill & Brew

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BA SCORE
88
very good

5,277 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 5,277
Reviews: 1,721
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 11.54%
Wants: 96
Gots: 409 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Oskar Blues Grill & Brew visit their website
Colorado, United States

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

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 10-08-2002)
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twowheelssoar

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +2.6%

03-21-2012 16:38:10 | More by twowheelssoar
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tdm168

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a pale amber with an orange hue. There's about 1/4" of foamy head with great retention. Bready malt notes and earthy hop aromas in the nose. Biscuity malts with piny, earthy, and floral hop notes. Solid malt character and nice hop bitterness in the finish. Mouthfeel is smooth and medium bodied.

A little hoppy for a pale ale, but damn delicious. And in a can it's perfect for the pool or tailgate.

Serving type: can

09-10-2011 20:22:23 | More by tdm168
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genovm

New York

4/5  rDev +2.6%

01-03-2013 17:07:20 | More by genovm
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Oboogie

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +2.6%

10-12-2012 00:12:05 | More by Oboogie
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brokentee

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2.6%

12-10-2011 22:58:24 | More by brokentee
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danp14

Michigan

4/5  rDev +2.6%

05-11-2012 19:21:31 | More by danp14
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hreb

Washington

4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

It comes in cans? After trying this for the first time at Flat Top Johnny's I was converted. 12oz cold aluminum can poured into pint glass. Deep amber and sudsy with off-white head, it doesn't look like it came from a can.

Smells hoppy like a pale ale. Taste is big and immediate and full of hops, pleasantly bitter, but follows with a big neutral maltiness which isn't too sweet but balances well. More drinkable than an IPA, but nearly as sharp. I would not have guessed the ABV was anything over 5%.

I don't detect any metal in the flavor, although I did have the sense to pour it in a glass. The glass is accumulating a nice collection of white lacing.

Overall, a tasty, very balanced, and accessible everyday beer, and very economical given its high quality.

Serving type: can

01-24-2008 02:11:13 | More by hreb
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seakayak

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2.6%

03-01-2013 21:36:42 | More by seakayak
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NBMLove

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2.6%

08-20-2013 21:37:39 | More by NBMLove
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dirtylou

Washington

4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz can, scooped a 6 of this and the old chub for a busy day of college football. the dust has settled and i'll review one as a nightcap on a long day

appearance: i prefer this beer straight from the can personally. There is just something about being smacked in the mouth by a can of hops that gets me all excited. I did however pour this into an ale asylum pint glass and it has a bright orange body with a frothy white cap - who knew?

smell: a fair amount of hops as expected, lots of citrus action - orange, grapefruit, and a touch of lemon

taste: solid APA to say the least - these cans are absolutely critical in a tailgate situation. There is a ton of bitter citrus hop flavor matched with caramel malts and zesty lemon. A strong bitter aftertaste lingers on the tongue

mouthfeel: medium-light body, high bitterness

drinkability: good

Serving type: can

08-31-2008 03:26:50 | More by dirtylou
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WoodBrew

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

So I am in New Hampshire for the Great Bay Half Marathon...its the night before a race and ....why not drink some....ok....alot of the local beer!!! Sitting at the Portsmouth brewering Co and ordered a Dale's thinking it was local...NOT! From Colorado....still quite tasty. This beer has was copper in color with thin white head and great lace. The smell has a subtle pine/citrus. This beer has a piney taste that tickles the tongue that has a nice balance in maltyness. The smell funnels into the taste of this beer. The light ABV leads to this beer being a Session...certainly worth a taste.

Serving type: on-tap

04-03-2011 02:37:12 | More by WoodBrew
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rmolledo

Florida

4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Hazy Amber with a nice frothy white head and great permanent lacing.

S: floral hops, caramel, and lightly toasted grains

T: crisp sweet malty flavor with a piercing hop bitterness that leads to a pleasant hop character. slightly piney. lightly bready.

MF: nice and thick with moderately high carbonation.

D: goes down smooth and fast for 6.5. great beer. especially to have on draught at home:)

Serving type: on-tap

12-12-2010 02:08:15 | More by rmolledo
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Ciocanelu

Romania

4/5  rDev +2.6%

08-12-2013 20:48:44 | More by Ciocanelu
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RyanOooh

Vermont

4/5  rDev +2.6%

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JDub22

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +2.6%

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diodeelph

California

4/5  rDev +2.6%

12-22-2012 05:26:20 | More by diodeelph
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qcbrewer

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +2.6%

02-24-2014 01:29:40 | More by qcbrewer
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Vanz

Australia

4/5  rDev +2.6%

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Cnorrisl

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev +2.6%

08-24-2012 17:42:50 | More by Cnorrisl
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AnPiobaire

New York

4/5  rDev +2.6%

12-25-2011 02:37:18 | More by AnPiobaire
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New York

4/5  rDev +2.6%

04-30-2014 17:10:48 | More by trocketsauced
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Indiana

4/5  rDev +2.6%

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California

4/5  rDev +2.6%

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Texas

4/5  rDev +2.6%

12-10-2011 06:24:48 | More by jheezee
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New Jersey

4/5  rDev +2.6%

11-14-2011 19:14:59 | More by Hessian257
Dale's Pale Ale from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
88 out of 100 based on 5,277 ratings.