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Dale's Pale Ale - Oskar Blues Grill & Brew

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BA SCORE
88
very good

5,126 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 5,126
Reviews: 1,716
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 11.54%
Wants: 91
Gots: 355 | 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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HopGrazer

New York

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

09-14-2013 03:07:15 | More by HopGrazer
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msanborn

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

03-08-2014 03:31:44 | More by msanborn
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sjanowiak

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

01-06-2013 22:31:19 | More by sjanowiak
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Here we go with the famed Dale's Pale Ale in a can. Pours a clear gold with a ruby touch. Good sized head that sticks around. Nose is very heavy on the hops with a strong sweetness. Flavor is *really* heavy with the hops. It's almost an overkill to me as it seems to be somewhat imbalanced. Too much in my face, I mean mouth. Just lacks a even flow. It's like the beer is yelling out, "Hey! I'm a micro brew in a can! Woo hoo!" Feel is a little lighter than I'd want. Overall I have to drop the drinkability down because the hops are too harshly over-pronounced and it lacks balance. Sure, they are "pioneers" of sorts by putting a micro in a can, but that is not enough to save the production. It's what's in the can that counts.

Serving type: can

12-30-2007 06:48:51 | More by RblWthACoz
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mattsucks

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

03-08-2014 05:02:50 | More by mattsucks
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demgoth

New York

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

03-24-2012 20:32:42 | More by demgoth
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Bammo22

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

05-18-2012 23:55:01 | More by Bammo22
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leftoverburrito

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

05-08-2013 03:12:29 | More by leftoverburrito
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Jave

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

03-01-2013 22:35:57 | More by Jave
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millelacsmark

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

02-14-2014 02:43:56 | More by millelacsmark
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esv

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

A) Head is 1/3" and bubbly. Very little head retention. The beer is orange with a hint of copper. This may be the orangest pale ale I've seen yet. Pretty clear.

S) Big, piney hops. Resinous. Syrupy sweet malt.

T) Not as sweet as you expect. It smells like a DIPA on the barleywine end of the spectrum but it is lighter than that. A little earthy. Big hop flavor and a nice balance really. This is a bigger APA.Citrusy, mild grape fruit. Solid smack of bitter in the end that sticks around. Definitely fruity.

M) A little sticky. Solid-medium mouthfeel.

D) I enjoy it but it isn't something I would drink one after another. It's just a bigger apa with some sweetness to it.

Using A)S)T)M)D) helps me think about a beer but I'm getting to the point where I might stop using it and I might comment less on the drinkability.

Serving type: bottle

02-11-2011 21:35:09 | More by esv
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eawolff99

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

08-04-2012 15:51:31 | More by eawolff99
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abex44

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

03-24-2013 07:29:26 | More by abex44
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chewy6935

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

11-30-2013 02:19:17 | More by chewy6935
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mcewesr

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

03-25-2013 19:38:15 | More by mcewesr
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TheosTheories

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

02-09-2014 00:34:04 | More by TheosTheories
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Pjev11

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

07-31-2012 01:48:04 | More by Pjev11
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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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srobertson59

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

11-01-2012 21:43:58 | More by srobertson59
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wertschy

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

08-12-2012 01:46:11 | More by wertschy
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bcm75

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

01-09-2014 04:59:23 | More by bcm75
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N_Schleret

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

02-11-2014 01:04:15 | More by N_Schleret
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mcss

New York

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

06-07-2012 21:23:40 | More by mcss
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GoldenMonkeWhore

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

11-29-2013 00:51:33 | More by GoldenMonkeWhore
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Buddance

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

06-13-2014 01:35:29 | More by Buddance
Dale's Pale Ale from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
88 out of 100 based on 5,126 ratings.