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Dale's Pale Ale - Oskar Blues Grill & Brew

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very good

5,602 Ratings

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Ratings: 5,602
Reviews: 1,731
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 11.79%
Wants: 106
Gots: 549 | 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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4/5  rDev +2.6%

ruffdawg, Nov 11, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

azorie, Nov 11, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

butchreed, Nov 11, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +9%

BaconManic, Nov 11, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

TimBeaulieu, Nov 10, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +9%

instinct2, Nov 10, 2013
Photo of JAFoley
4.24/5  rDev +8.7%

A - Slightly cloudy pale body with off-white low head. Nice retention and lacing.

S - Lemon, grapefruit, and malts

T - Incredible citrus hops upfront, so refreshing. Deep earthy malts rush in and an aftertaste leaving behind a nice taste of alcohol.

M - Medium/light body, moderate bubbly carbonation.

O - This is a fantastically drinkable beer. The body, carbonation, and clean hop flavor never get old. Oskar Blues can do no wrong!

JAFoley, Nov 10, 2013
Photo of Hammer35
3.73/5  rDev -4.4%

Appearance: Cloudy golden color. Nice carbonation and decent head retention.

Smell: Grainy, yeasty aroma. For the home brewers out there it smells exactly like wort to me.

Taste: Sweet, malty start with a hoppy finish. I may be crazy (or brewed too many beers) but it tastes a lot like wort smells, at least to me.

Mouthfeel: Nicely balanced carbonation with a bit of thickness.

Overall: A very unexpected, different tasting ale. Not bad, but I'm not sure it's one I'd drink often...

Hammer35, Nov 10, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +9%

Geijerb, Nov 10, 2013
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Theniz, Nov 10, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

JayEvans813, Nov 10, 2013
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sbangs, Nov 10, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +9%

banger7, Nov 10, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

Swik, Nov 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Beerdudenumberone, Nov 09, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

KevinDanger23, Nov 09, 2013
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5/5  rDev +28.2%

kbscott, Nov 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

kirbmeist, Nov 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

tom10101, Nov 08, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -29.5%

tjsmith910, Nov 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

Ray7233, Nov 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

AmericanSpeller, Nov 07, 2013
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4.46/5  rDev +14.4%

Appearance: Poured a huge, creamy, 2 finger head that lingered for while. Clear amber color. Excellent lacing.

Smell: Citrus hops up front - tropical fruits, grapefruit, some pineapple. Underneath is smooth caramel and roasted malt. And how is this not an IPA?

Taste: Nicely balanced between both sweet and bitter hops and malts. The flavors blend together in a way that is really unique and delicious. Sweet citrus hops and caramel up front. Nice bittersweet grapefruit and pine resin joins the party soon after.

Mouthfeel: Medium, almost thick, body with incredibly crisp, almost sharp, carbonation. Semi-dry, oily finish with nice lingering bitterness. Beautifully balanced.

Overall: This is a really good beer. The ingredients were combined to make a unique and damn addictive flavor. I will be having this beer many more times to come.

tmm313, Nov 07, 2013
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3.93/5  rDev +0.8%

There are lots of hops in this one that pushes it on the verge of IPA territory. Dale’s Pale Ale maintains a nice hop presence while staying fresh and highly satisfying. Definitely a pale ale for a hop head, and maybe too much hops for someone looking for a milder pale ale. I really enjoyed this one and canned beer or no canned beer; this is a fantastic pale ale!

brurevu, Nov 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

DrewShalvoy, Nov 07, 2013
Dale's Pale Ale from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
88 out of 100 based on 5,602 ratings.