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Dale's Pale Ale - Oskar Blues Grill & Brew

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BA SCORE
88
very good

5,213 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 5,213
Reviews: 1,719
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 11.54%
Wants: 95
Gots: 385 | 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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marct

Nevada

5/5  rDev +28.2%

02-22-2012 00:51:45 | More by marct
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byrnemi

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -23.1%

02-21-2012 23:28:00 | More by byrnemi
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ONUMello

Ohio

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

12oz can poured into a pint glass
A: Burnt orange with a one-finger head that settles fairly quickly.
S: Some nice orange/citrus, fresh malt. A nice hop/malt balance.
T: Both the hops & malt are bold yet well balanced. No terribly specific flavors, but it's tasty overall.
M: Crisp, fresh, medium-bodied.
O: Flavorful & pleasant to drink, a good example of the style.

Serving type: can

02-21-2012 21:16:49 | More by ONUMello
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bullywee

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +2.6%

02-21-2012 06:27:51 | More by bullywee
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chasesitten

Georgia

2/5  rDev -48.7%

02-21-2012 04:23:16 | More by chasesitten
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rowingbrewer

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2.6%

02-21-2012 02:49:50 | More by rowingbrewer
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BrewerB

Florida

4.05/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

In terms of canned craft beer, Oskar Blues puts out some top notch products. Dale's Pale Ale is one I've sampled numerous times in the past but have yet to officially review it. Here goes…

Canned on 10-31-2011 with a 'Hoppy Halloween' message printed on the bottom of the container.

Pouring into a Firestone Walker nonic pint glass. Off-white frothy head formed about a finger and half high but collapsed down thin. Spacious crop of foam remains atop the beer and lacing is forming.

Initial burst of grapefruit and pine needles yields to a sweeter mandarin-style citrus. Modest level of toasted malts in the background.

Sweet citrus hop steps forward first followed quickly by a a firm malt support that includes a nod towards caramel and toast. Alcohol noted on the back-end but smooth and non-obtrusive. Medium finish leaves some lingering citrus sweet on the taste buds.

Medium-bodied bordering on something fuller. Fairly hefty on the palette for the style although carbonation is in line. Slight alcohol warming towards the end.

Great to have such an awesome beer in can form. Although I'm wondering what a fresher can might taste like in comparison, this is in excellent shape as-is.

Serving type: can

02-21-2012 02:08:11 | More by BrewerB
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ltdantheman

Georgia

4/5  rDev +2.6%

02-20-2012 23:44:37 | More by ltdantheman
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ezzell

Alabama

4/5  rDev +2.6%

02-20-2012 22:29:33 | More by ezzell
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greencovesteve

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +2.6%

02-20-2012 07:25:06 | More by greencovesteve
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xipho

Illinois

3/5  rDev -23.1%

02-20-2012 04:24:07 | More by xipho
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sayyad

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

02-20-2012 04:02:31 | More by sayyad
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Beezee

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

02-20-2012 02:10:28 | More by Beezee
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alexsergio

New York

4/5  rDev +2.6%

02-19-2012 11:10:50 | More by alexsergio
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BeerDawgs

Georgia

4.1/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - A clear copper, with 1/2 a finger of head and just a bit of sticky lace on the glass

S - Wheat malts, and a touch of citrus hops.

T - A great mixture of citrus hops and a big malt backbone. Extremely well balanced. Wheat malts are prevalent in the aftertaste

M - Medium bodied, oily, smooth.

O - An awesome beer in a can. Great for tailgaiting or throwing in the cooler for a day on the lake.

Serving type: bottle

02-19-2012 03:14:32 | More by BeerDawgs
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chrispoint

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

02-18-2012 18:05:07 | More by chrispoint
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mctizzz

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

02-18-2012 16:36:26 | More by mctizzz
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NiceTaps

New Jersey

4.2/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a room temp pint glass from an aluminum can.

A- has the copper-orange hazy color that leans toward an American IPA. Fluffy white head that fades slowly and leaves a lot of lacing.

S-smells like dry insence to me, whatever that is.

T-Very nice malt and hop flavor balance. Smooth finish with some bitterness.

M- medium body with serious carbonation combine for a great feel. Some oily texture makes for lip smacking goodness.

O-This is a very good APA that, to me, approaches the catagory of an American IPA.
Whatever, it's a winner.

Serving type: can

02-17-2012 00:43:26 | More by NiceTaps
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bishocr

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

02-16-2012 15:58:39 | More by bishocr
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Pete27lax

New York

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

02-16-2012 06:15:19 | More by Pete27lax
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DocJitsu

California

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

02-16-2012 02:29:49 | More by DocJitsu
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googam

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

02-16-2012 00:18:07 | More by googam
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garyford

Texas

3/5  rDev -23.1%

02-15-2012 22:30:20 | More by garyford
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DocAJ

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

02-15-2012 21:19:15 | More by DocAJ
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jwmarcum

Missouri

4/5  rDev +2.6%

02-15-2012 18:58:44 | More by jwmarcum
Dale's Pale Ale from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
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