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Dale's Pale Ale - Oskar Blues Grill & Brew

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BA SCORE
88
very good

5,284 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 5,284
Reviews: 1,721
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 11.54%
Wants: 96
Gots: 415 | 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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Premo88

Texas

3.45/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

12 oz. can poured into pub glass
(canned on 7/15/13 printed on bottom)

L: amber-orange, clear, nice hea to start with that doesn't last overly long, sticks a bit, doesn't lace

S: hops ... green as mown grass; a slight bit of grain

T: hop salad ... all i taste is bitter hops with an occasional sweetness from the tropical fruit/mango taste

F: solid

O: honestly, about as average as you get with the American hop-salad crowd. i'm sure this brew was all that back in whatever year it came out in, but at 6.5% ABV,it's WAY TOO much for anything other than a couple cans to jack up your palate with all the hops and alcohol. and how does this escape the American IPA label, anyway?

it's just fine if you're looking for a good American IPA. bonus points to Oskar Blues for cooking up one of these that's crystal clear ... i mean, it's glass, man, and that's cool. but in the current craft brew scene here in America, I not only can't say anything about this brew that makes it stand out from the other coney brews, it's simply way too alcoholic for what it's supposed to be. if this is an "American pale ale," then start calling me "Mr. President"

Serving type: can

08-27-2013 03:23:47 | More by Premo88
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cwreay90

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

08-26-2013 22:15:14 | More by cwreay90
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FortKnox15

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +2.6%

08-26-2013 21:27:38 | More by FortKnox15
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IDABEERGUY

Idaho

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

08-26-2013 20:35:41 | More by IDABEERGUY
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MaxT

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

08-26-2013 13:43:08 | More by MaxT
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campfirebrew

New York

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

08-26-2013 13:23:12 | More by campfirebrew
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kwkurdziel

Florida

4/5  rDev +2.6%

08-26-2013 00:04:41 | More by kwkurdziel
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Kaveman

Illinois

3/5  rDev -23.1%

08-25-2013 21:11:55 | More by Kaveman
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HardWater

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +2.6%

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MWilt

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +9%

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scxcrunner

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

08-25-2013 11:41:39 | More by scxcrunner
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lancecenter

Texas

3.38/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz. can bought from the local HEB. Canned on 08/01/2013. Poured in to a Sam Adams perfect pint glass.

A - Pale copper color, two to three fingers of white head that dissipates quickly.

S - Tropical fruit, bubblegum, and a little bit of citrusy hops.

T/M - Somewhere between a pale ale and an IPA, which therein lies the problem. The alcohol content is a bit high for a session beer. The taste is just not there for a full flavored IPA. I'm having a hard time figuring out when I would choose this...

O - Not really my thing. But I'm a big fan of Ten FIDY, so I decided to give it a go.

Serving type: can

08-25-2013 05:17:45 | More by lancecenter
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doublepneumonia

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

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bpop23

Georgia

2.75/5  rDev -29.5%

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KYRed

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

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jtyson

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +28.2%

08-23-2013 21:03:37 | More by jtyson
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katahdin01

New York

4/5  rDev +2.6%

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Mattsk1

Georgia

4/5  rDev +2.6%

08-22-2013 21:41:37 | More by Mattsk1
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Flabbyjandro

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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seavercm

Georgia

3/5  rDev -23.1%

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C_S

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

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Hopheadhiker

New York

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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csfcmitchell

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +9%

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larryarms847

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

08-22-2013 03:19:50 | More by larryarms847
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randeezy74

Florida

4/5  rDev +2.6%

08-22-2013 02:38:42 | More by randeezy74
Dale's Pale Ale from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
88 out of 100 based on 5,284 ratings.