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Shelter Pale Ale - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
77
okay

732 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 732
Reviews: 473
rAvg: 3.38
pDev: 14.5%
Wants: 26
Gots: 17 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Dogfish Head Brewery visit their website
Delaware, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed with a premium barley and northwestern Williamette and Columbus hops, Shelter Pale Ale has a fine malt backbone and a slightly nutty flavor. It's a versatile and quaffable beer.

We named this beer Shelter Pale Ale because we think of a shelter as being a place you come home to. It just made sense for this Dogfish original.

30 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-16-2001)
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paceyourself

Connecticut

3.2/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4

Clear gold in color with hardly any head. The soft malt and fruity aroma doesn't add anything to the experience. A light butterscotch flavor seems a little sweet. Some grassy and citrus taste but not very balanced overall. The very thin mouthfeel defines this brew the most. This pale ale doesn't have much going for it but still is kind of drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

01-26-2003 18:48:47 | More by paceyourself
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Shelter Pale Ale from Dogfish Head Brewery
77 out of 100 based on 732 ratings.