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Dale's Pale Ale - Oskar Blues Grill & Brew

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BA SCORE
87
very good

6,254 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 6,254
Reviews: 1,806
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 11.83%
Wants: 126
Gots: 872 | FT: 6
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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3.13/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Served on-draught into a non-imperial pint glass in high altitude Denver, Colorado. Reviewed from notes. Paired with an elk burger and some french fries.

A: Pours a one finger head of slight cream, decent thickness, and average retention. Colour is a clear copper.

Sm: Light hops and slight cream. A very light aroma.

T: Nicely hoppy, crisp, and pleasant, but lacking full flavour or complexity. It isn't layered, but features some light cream lacing undertones. Very light toasted malt. The finish isn't too bitter (fortunately). Built decently well, and balanced nicely.

Mf: Smooth and wet, with enough coarseness on the climax to bring out the flavours. Complements the flavour generally.

Dr: Drinkable and pleasant, but far from exemplary.

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -10%

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5/5  rDev +28.5%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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5/5  rDev +28.5%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -10%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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5/5  rDev +28.5%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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5/5  rDev +28.5%

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5/5  rDev +28.5%

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3.9/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Canned 22SEP11

Hey Brandon, just below me, who knew we'd be smooshed next to one another for ever, right here?! Cheers brother!

A: Golden with a finger of light khaki foam and cobweb lace on this one. Excellent clarity. Foam falls to a stretched sheet of the same.
S: This one's a bit over the hill, and actually has not suffered much IMO. The citrusy hops have died down and given way to a nice floral, sweet character. Some orange blossom and honey with a slight sweet tea character.
T: Sweet, the bitterness in this can has died back substantially. Again, really floral. I think I might like this over the 90 day probationary period.
M: Moderate body and moderate carb, middle the road with a semi dry on wet finish.
O: What can I say, been drinking this for a few years, will continue to do so. Great beer to help introduce folks to IPA's, from a great brewery to introduce folks into craft beer in general.

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5/5  rDev +28.5%

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3/5  rDev -22.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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5/5  rDev +28.5%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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3.91/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I served this into my Williamsburg Alewerks Pumpkin Ale mug.

A: Poured a beautiful golden color with lots of visible carbonation. The head was frothy, dense, and quite ridiculous.

S: I got a glorious "Bit O' Honey" style candy sugar, sitting on top of a cushion of yeast and Florida orange backbone.

T: I got a pleasant citrus-like alkaline bitterness right away that cut any potential overly sweet elements down to size. I actually wished it was a tad sweeter.

M: Lots of lacing on this one, and the bitter elements aren't so much that one couldn't throw back several of these. The prickly carbonation played a nice duet with the citrus.

O: It's been at least two years since I tried this one, and it was about as good as I remembered it.

Dale's Pale Ale from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
87 out of 100 based on 6,254 ratings.