Dale's Pale Ale | Oskar Blues Grill & Brew

Dale's Pale AleDale's Pale Ale
BA SCORE
74.9%
Liked This Beer
3.88 w/ 7,367 ratings
Dale's Pale AleDale's Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
Colorado, United States
oskarblues.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Todd on 10-08-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#7,331
Reviews:
1,959
Ratings:
7,367
Liked:
5,517
Avg:
3.88/5
pDev:
11.6%
Alströms:
3.58
 
 
Wants:
185
Gots:
1,670
Trade:
7
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3.17/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

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2.83/5  rDev -27.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

From a can at Busboys and Poets, Washington, DC
Pours a nice golden color with a pure white head. Faint aroma of pine, fairly subdued. The taste is bitter and off-putting with a bitter whang that doesn't seem to be hoppiness. Not much hops flavor, just thin and bitter. My second try at this beer...obviously not for me.

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3.79/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.77/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.56/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The look is a hazy amber. The head was a nice off-white one inch with mild lacing. The nose is mainly malt along with spices and fruit. Hard to nail down the exact fruit. The taste is well balanced but more hops that remind me of an IPA rather than an APA. The malts do blend well with the hop element. A nice medium body with a fairly clean finish. Overall a good APA.

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4.16/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.93/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.69/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.11/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.26/5  rDev -16%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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3.79/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.28/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.29/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Beautiful Amber color but that head was a bitch,
Smells like malt and caramel notes with spicy hops detectable
Taste is balanced. It's stronger, and more hoppy than what you'd expect from an APA
Overall good but not my favorote

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.71/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Dale's is an old favorite and a great beer to serve at parties and also pairs pretty well with food.

Pours a translucent amber with great clarity and a puffy off-white head with excellent lacing.

Smell is heavily malty with a hint of fruit character.

Flavor is intensely malty but not offensive and easy to drink for the hop shy.

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.56/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.71/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.68/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Dale's Pale Ale from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
Beer rating: 74.9% out of 100 with 7,367 ratings
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