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Dale's Pale Ale - Oskar Blues Grill & Brew

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Dale's Pale AleDale's Pale Ale

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very good

6,144 Ratings

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Ratings: 6,144
Reviews: 1,780
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 11.83%
Wants: 127
Gots: 795 | FT: 8
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:
Beer added by: Todd on 10-08-2002

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

A- Deep orange, thick frothy head that lingers until your done drinking. Looks absolutely delicious. The only reason I wouldn't give it more points is that it looks like an IPA

S-Pine and citrus hops dominate, they swirl and bite the back of your nose. There is some honey sweet notes that are very faint but smell like what little there is could be thick and sappy. There is a little bit of grain.

T- No surprise- big hops, thick and piney, they feel resinous as they roll over the tongue. There is some grain maltiness here but it merely carries the hops so that this beer feels long and complex even if its just hops all the way through, with the exception of a sweet spike just before the beer ends dry and a little tinny.

M- Nice and thick. Aggressive carbonation that doesnt try to take center stage.

O- Is this a pale or and IPA? Either way its delicious.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz can poured into a pint glass at fridge-cellar temperature.

L – Pale amber color with a 3-finger bubbly, frothy cream-colored head. Really nice retention and lacing. Clear with a moderate amount of bubbles.

S – Grainy and bready malt with grapefruit, orange, pine, and earthy hops. A lot more hops than I was expecting from a pale ale. I’m not complaining.

T – Wow, there’s a lot more going on here than the nose suggested. It starts off sweet with grainy, bready, and caramel malt with some citrus flavors, too. Bitterness starts to build soon after with primarily grapefruit and orange notes. As the bitterness builds, pine, earthy, and floral hop flavors become more prevalent. Definitely hop heavy.

F – Medium-bodied with decent carbonation, a sticky and mouth-coating feel, and a very bitter and dry finish. Grapefruit and pine hop bitterness lingers for a nice amount of time.

O – This is a great beer, albeit maybe not the best example of a typical pale ale. This has a lot of hops and turns into a bitter beast. Of course, I love hops so I’m not complaining, but it’s not as balanced between the malt and the hops as most pale ales are. Still, this is another awesome beer from Oskar Blues. Cheers to craft beer in a can!

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Amber colored with a foamy off white head. Good retention and lacing.
Nice bread like scent and floral and citrus scents from the hops.
Good hop and malt balance. Very straightforward beer. Nice somewhat full body, unexpected for a pale ale.

Good, yet simple beer. Sometimes a beer doesn't need anything special about it besides simply tasting good.

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Dale's Pale Ale from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
87 out of 100 based on 6,144 ratings.