Dale's Pale Ale | Oskar Blues Grill & Brew

BA SCORE
88
very good
7,296 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good
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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
Ratings:
7,296
Reviews:
1,945
Avg:
3.92
pDev:
11.48%
 
 
Wants:
183
Gots:
1,628
For Trade:
7
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Photo of BenwayPHD
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Pours a nice copper color with a one and a half finger head. The nose is mostly orange citrus with tropical notes. There's a good presence of caramel malt too. The flavor is nice. Very big malt presence, but it's balanced with strong hops. There is something peppery and a strong taffy flavor. Balance is the name of the game. Nice, thick mouthfeel. I could drink this all day.

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Photo of Qabil
3/5  rDev -23.5%

Photo of KevChiTown
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of booned2011
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of Bru-Dog
4/5  rDev +2%

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4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of treznor
3/5  rDev -23.5%

Photo of devilshaircut
3.66/5  rDev -6.6%

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4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of RMelyon
4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of CKav
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

A- Foamy head with sticky lacing
and a cloudy orange color
S- Smell of citrus and piney hops
T- I taste lots of bitterness, citrus and pine hops
F- Medium to full feel with bubbly carbonation
O- I consider this more of an IPA honestly. This brew is all about the hops. I would recommend if you are into big hops.

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Photo of bufante
3.8/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of t2grogan
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of Glenney67
3/5  rDev -23.5%

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4/5  rDev +2%

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3.8/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of Kingrat831
3.8/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of leantom
3.91/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

I've actually never tried this one before tonight. Here goes:

A: Adequate. Clear orange-amber that pours a nice white head. Leaves a ton of lacing as well. Carbonation very apparent.

S: Mediocre, but not bad Hops are good but somewhat muted. Can detect grapefruit and citrus. Not complicated, but still good. Also has a very adequate malt backbone - nice crystal and lightly-kilned malts.

T: Good. Light grapefruit and citrus followed by caramel malt. Feels nice and light, too.

M: Good carbonation and a mouthfeel of ample thickness.

O; Very solid beer. Surprised that I never had it until now.

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Photo of ZachRusk
4/5  rDev +2%

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3/5  rDev -23.5%

Photo of jbarletto
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of EdFed
3.69/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of turbotype
4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of ibnfadlan
4.11/5  rDev +4.8%

Dale's Pale Ale from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
3.92 out of 5 based on 7,296 ratings.
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