Denver Pale Ale | Great Divide Brewing Company

Denver Pale AleDenver Pale Ale
BA SCORE
55.9%
Liked This Beer
3.71 w/ 1,367 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:
#26,085
Reviews:
596
Ratings:
1,367
Liked:
764
Avg:
3.71/5
pDev:
11.86%
Alströms:
4
 
 
Wants:
36
Gots:
141
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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4.4/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

It's nice and clear. Light orange.

The taste is hoppy, but not medicine

It has a very clean, even smell. I can't place it, though.

This is the first IPA that I've ever liked. I can't believe

The mouthfeel is very creamy and even. I really like it.

Although I liked it, it's still slightly too bitter for my tastes.

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4.61/5  rDev +24.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a orange/amber/tan color, the hues slightly remind me of the look of a marzen. The head is about 3/4 of an inch an has pretty good retention. Carbonation is visible. This is truly a visually appealing beer. Smell is of toffee, grainy malts, and citrus hops. The taste emphasizes the malts, but it still doesn't seem disproportionally flavored to me. The taste starts with a caramel sweetness them gets a mottled more toasty. A slight bitterness is imparted by the citric hops. Mouthfeel is good, feels satisfyingly thick, often other pale ales feel a little weak in this dept to me. I really enjoyed this, I'd love to get my hands on more of it to drink as an everyday sort of beer.

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Denver Pale Ale from Great Divide Brewing Company
Beer rating: 55.9% out of 100 with 1,367 ratings
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