Dale's Pale Ale | Oskar Blues Grill & Brew

Dale's Pale AleDale's Pale Ale
BA SCORE
3.88/5
7,383 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:
#7,481
Reviews:
1,961
Ratings:
7,383
pDev:
11.6%
Bros Score:
3.58
 
 
Wants:
185
Gots:
1,681
Trade:
7
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look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Canned - 12/04/12

A - Light amber, almost orange. Solid head that fades, but leaves lacing.

S - Hop forward, some light malt. Big grapefruit and citrus come through. Nice.

T - Sweet and hoppy. Balanced sweet malts, this is a tasty beer. Very hop forward for a PA, could almost be an IPA in some circles.

M - Mild carbonation, this beer is smooth and very drinkable.

O - This one is always in the fridge. Very drinkable and refreshing, and strong enough to get the job done. Nicely done Oskar Blues.

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4.11/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz can into snifter.

Amber pale color. Very very clear and sparkling. Over four fingers thick off white colored head that stays really well. Superb lacing left off by the waning head. Sticks in an excellent manner. Some bubbles are seen rising up. Perfect looks.

Some piney and floral hop aroma upfront. Sweetness and malts on the backside. I like the smell. Not overly strong like an IPA or more forward APAs, but still very well balanced.

Enters the mouth with usual bitterness that is earthy and piney. Backbone is very well made up of bready malts that provide a good sweetness, support and balance. Finish is slightly on the bitter and dry side.

Mouth feel: Medium bodied. Moderate to low carbonation. No astringency of any kind.

A beer i would drink all day given a chance. In less than 2 days i have finished a six-pack of cans. This is super smooth and an awesome sessionable beer. Scores less on Taste and Aroma, because i am comparing it to Zombie Dust. Try it and you will want this more. Right now i am thinking why i did not pick more of it. It is sadly not available in Indianapolis.

Style Rate: 4.25
Personal Rate: 4.25

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

My first Oskar Blues beer!!

Pours out a nice deep orange with ruby hints and 3 fingers of off-white head.

The aroma has a big amount of grassy/piney hop notes, some grapefruit and citrus notes and a decent amount of bready and caramel malt notes.

The taste also has a big hop punch; citrus and slight floral notes along with piney hops. The caramel malt sweetens it up a bit to balance the bitterness and the bready malt notes help too. Finishes pretty bitter.

It has a medium body and a smooth mouthfeel. This is a Pale Ale that drinks more like an IPA. I have heard so much good stuff about this and it actually lives up to it. Very drinkable and very tasty.

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Dale's Pale Ale from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
Beer rating: 3.88 out of 5 with 7,383 ratings
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