Denver Pale Ale | Great Divide Brewing Company

Denver Pale AleDenver Pale Ale
BA SCORE
3.71/5
1,368 Ratings
Denver Pale AleDenver Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Great Divide Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
greatdivide.com

Style: English Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 04-10-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#26,892
Reviews:
597
Ratings:
1,368
pDev:
11.86%
Bros Score:
4
 
 
Wants:
36
Gots:
141
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 1,368 |  Reviews: 597
Photo of West_Chester_Ale_Tester
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mark-Leggett
3.85/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SimcoeKid
3.74/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of travelguy
3.81/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of aknalley
3.67/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PaulSlazinger
3.66/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Texasfan549
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Matthowland
4.71/5  rDev +27%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of madelf66
3.66/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DaPan
4.02/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rodbeermunch
2.93/5  rDev -21%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Yellow appearance, darker variety, thin white head, 1/6", lots of sediment going on here. Aroma was weak, woody, lacking hops.

Taste had the bitterness but lacked flavors of hops, crystal60 malt. Gritty. This seems like it came off the very bottom of a keg where that shit settles.

One of my least favorite beers from a brewery I really like.

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Photo of Nordicsk8er
3.68/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

So many pale ales out there. So little time.

The Masterpiece Deli in LoHi in Denver was out of some others I wanted to try first, so I chose this one.

Poured into a plastic cup from the bottle it produces a slight head with good retention and a light caramel aroma.

Caramel malt predominated the flavor profile with a hint of a spice I couldn't name. A citrusy hop presence was more pronounced than many other English-style pales I've tried.

I had this with a cup of miso soup and their homemade chicken salad sandwich. It was a fine accompaniment with plenty of flavor that didn't overpower the food. I could see this complimenting many other dishes.

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Photo of SD_Transplant
3.74/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Nhmp105
3.65/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jngrizzaffi
3.66/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Pours a hazy amber color with a finger width foamy head. Head retention is mild. Lacing is decent. Aroma of pale malts, slight citrus and floral hops. Nothing to write home about. Pale malty taste with very mild butterscotch and mild bitter hop at the end. Light bodied with mild to moderate carbonation. Not bad, but need to try a bottle that is a little fresher.

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Photo of Tripel_Threat
3.81/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear golden straw color with several fingers of soapy, white, and rocky head. Excellent retention on the side, leaving at least half a finger throughout session. Fat globs of lacing are left behind. Aroma is of crusty bread and floral hops. Taste is sweet malt, floral and earthy hops. Low bitterness. Feel is medium thin, buttery.

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Photo of Groenebeor
3.28/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of coastiebob
4.09/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ControlVolume
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nstygles
3.83/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gkruszewski
3.73/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of fx20736
3.49/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Bought a 6 pack from Beers of the World, Jan. 2016. Served in a Duvel tulip at fridge temp.

Look: cloudy peach, thin white head

Smell: mild orchard fruit, maybe some diacetyl

Taste: butterscotch, earthy bitterness

Feel: medium carbonation

Overall: spot on for style, a style I no longer am crazy about

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Photo of MHoe
3.57/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gobzilla
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of OKbrew89
3.78/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Denver Pale Ale from Great Divide Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.71 out of 5 with 1,368 ratings
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