Dale's Pale Ale | Oskar Blues Grill & Brew

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Dale's Pale AleDale's Pale Ale

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

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Todd on 10-08-2002

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3.88/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Biscuity, piney, citrusy aromas spring out of this deep gold pale ale. for a pale ale it's pretty darn hoppy, and coats the mouth a little bit. The full body and medium low carbonation make give it a rich, slightly sweet mouthfeel. This is hop forward, but smooth, with just enough malt behind it. Pretty good, although more of an ipa to me than a pale ale. Tasty.

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3.79/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz can into a nonic tumbler- pours a clear golden copper color with two plus fingers of head, decent retention and nice lacing.

Smell is faint- a little earthy pine hops.

Tastes great- nice hoppy flavor and not too much caramel as I find is sometimes the case with pale ales. A little bit of caramel in the mid-palate but fades quickly to finish pretty dry.

Mouthfeel is good- light body with light to moderate carbonation and a good amount of hop resin. Definitely a good pale ale- it's not Alpha King but a good one to drink.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy honey brown color with a small white head.

Aroma offers big citrus hop notes with fruity orange and brown sugar.

Taste is real hoppy for a pale ale...this resides somewhere between a pale ale and an IPA. Abundant hops upfront offering orange and grapefruit citrus, with some mild fruity sweetness, spiciness, juicy resin and mildly sweet malts. Bitterness is present throughout, with a big debut at the end.

Smooth, nice carbonation.

Great Pale Ale to take outdoors, indoors, school, work, wherever. Will definitely grab some again.

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

A: Pours a rich copper color with with a creamy off-white head that hangs around and leaves good lacing on the glass.

S: A slightly hoppy combination of pine and orange peel. I like my Pale Ale's to smell a little more bitter, but this is still nice.

T: The hop combination of pine and orange peel follow through in the taste. The bitter hops are definitely present but not overpowering. It has a dry finish with a slight bitter aftertaste.

M: A pleasantly medium body and slimy mouth feel with small to moderate carbonation on the tongue.

O: Oskar Blues seems to consistently make good beers and this is another great example. It is an enjoyable example of APA that is definitely worth trying.

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Dale's Pale Ale from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
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