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Dale's Pale Ale - Oskar Blues Grill & Brew

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very good

6,048 Ratings

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Ratings: 6,048
Reviews: 1,761
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 11.83%
Wants: 120
Gots: 709 | FT: 6
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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4.1/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12 oz can

A: Deep amber under smallish white head. Good retention, little lace.

S: Smells of piney hop and a slight citrus twang.

T: Hop profile most of the same as the smell. Malt backbone holds up well.

M/D: Medium bodied, low carbonation. Really good drinkability on this one. A very solid pale ale.

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4.18/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Orange amber color with a big frothy white head. Sticky trails of lacing on my glass. Smell of some piney hops and a solid grainy background. The hops gives a burst of taste up front that is quickly covered by the malty grainy taste. Taste finishes dry with some hop bitterness. The hops on the finish is a little on the bitey side and not just that solid piney note that i love. At 6.5% this is too drinkable. The cans make it portable too, making it the perfect swing oil for a round of golf. A nice one that will compete with Sly Fox Pale Ale when I'm looking for a cans.

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3.88/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Light yellow, faintly orange color. I guess copper but not all the way. Small amount of head that laces out to nothing.

A good amount of malt character a lot of caramel and some half baked biscuit. The malt bill isn't Oskar's priority given how light it is for a pale ale. The hop nose leads more towards an IPA but given the balance it sits in the APA category. A fine balance of some floral, zesty citrus hops. Some pine, aromatic earthy characteristics.

Some grassy/light caramel malt dominates for grain characteristics. For the aroma I was expecting more citrus/pine but the hop flavors were on the earthy/resin side quickly followed but a quick citrus hit that mellows out great with the lemongrass malt bill.
Medium body consistent with the style but with a large hop punch.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours golden with a white head.

S: Orange, citrus peel in the nose. Pretty simple and typical, but it smells good.

T: A bit tropical, some orange, some papaya. Could use more tropical fruit.

M: Light bodied, crisp, refreshing and smooth.

O: Definitely a very drinkable pale ale. Tasty, but again, more tropical fruit would be better. Definitely recommended.

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

Dale's Pale Ale from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
88 out of 100 based on 6,048 ratings.