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Dale's Pale Ale - Oskar Blues Grill & Brew

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BA SCORE
88
very good

5,116 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 5,116
Reviews: 1,716
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 11.79%
Wants: 91
Gots: 350 | 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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krome

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

08-01-2013 17:48:57 | More by krome
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CarlosDanger

New York

2.75/5  rDev -29.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

I had this one at a golf-course on Long Island after the 9th hole. I'm not sure about their turnover so I suppose it's possible that I got an old can or something, but it was just meh.

I'm certain that it was better than the Corona Light that was also available in the snack-bar, or maybe my palate is a little more refined these days.

I didn't experience any complexity, tasted very dry, almost flat.

Cool can. I would rather support a smaller brewery any day of the week. I would drink this again, but I'd know what I was getting into next time. Maybe if my perspective was different I'd have a different experience. Plus I suck at golf.

Serving type: can

08-01-2013 15:11:22 | More by CarlosDanger
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GMan

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +2.6%

08-01-2013 14:24:02 | More by GMan
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balinor

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +9%

08-01-2013 14:13:41 | More by balinor
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Kochiss

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

08-01-2013 11:49:45 | More by Kochiss
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mjstacker

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +9%

08-01-2013 02:27:43 | More by mjstacker
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45nDown

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

07-31-2013 04:35:47 | More by 45nDown
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SFNC

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

07-30-2013 23:05:39 | More by SFNC
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DagenhamDavis

New York

2.8/5  rDev -28.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Poured from a 12 oz can into my trusty Genesee mug. Created a very large head that stuck around for a good while. Left heavy lacing as I drank. Appearance was a darker amber color, carbonation seemed virtually nonexistent.

Smell was mild but had a definite hoppiness and no off notes.

Taste was what I expected after smelling, but not what I would have expected overall. It's much more bitter and has a thicker mouthfeel than some APAS, and is certainly closer to an IPA, which is not a style I'm liking much these days. If you're not into IPAS, don't try this beer. Will not buy again.

Serving type: can

07-30-2013 18:36:23 | More by DagenhamDavis
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will_eye_e

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

07-30-2013 16:21:54 | More by will_eye_e
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pualie84

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -23.1%

07-30-2013 13:15:25 | More by pualie84
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haistbj

Georgia

4/5  rDev +2.6%

07-30-2013 12:56:36 | More by haistbj
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shawnohall

Texas

4/5  rDev +2.6%

07-30-2013 03:24:12 | More by shawnohall
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dextermcgurk

New York

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

07-30-2013 02:42:15 | More by dextermcgurk
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Hanselpb

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +9%

07-30-2013 02:07:41 | More by Hanselpb
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Giantspace

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

07-29-2013 20:13:47 | More by Giantspace
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TheMsnLink

District of Columbia

3/5  rDev -23.1%

07-29-2013 19:45:12 | More by TheMsnLink
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

4/5  rDev +2.6%

07-29-2013 18:12:50 | More by Cynic-ale
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Hesperus

Virginia

3.79/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Deep gold in color with a quarter finger of short-lasting head.

Smell: Citrus and floral hope notes with a very small amount of pine.

Taste: Citrus, floral, slightly herbal, with a sweet malt backbone. Grassy notes are present on the back end.

Mouthfeel: Crisp, refreshing, highly drinkable. Moderate carbonation.

Overall: This is a highly satisfying and refreshing hoppy pale ale. A great beer for a hot, sunny day. It lacks the range of hop character that you might get out of an IPA or other pale ales, but it does well with what it has.

Serving type: can

07-29-2013 17:35:46 | More by Hesperus
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optimator705

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +9%

07-29-2013 17:27:05 | More by optimator705
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KDE

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

07-29-2013 15:34:57 | More by KDE
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dgherm

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

07-29-2013 15:18:08 | More by dgherm
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RocksteadyRye

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

07-29-2013 01:53:06 | More by RocksteadyRye
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jpwilliamson

Colorado

4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Drinking out of the "stovepipe" this is one of my go-to beers that I enjoy with regularity. It's a bit like a homecoming for me, and I enjoy the hoppy inflexion that comes with each swig. This is THE prototypical Colorado Ale...you will not be disappointed unless you hate hops.

Serving type: can

07-29-2013 01:18:18 | More by jpwilliamson
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Barnsley

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

07-28-2013 23:07:08 | More by Barnsley
Dale's Pale Ale from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
88 out of 100 based on 5,116 ratings.