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/ 7,370 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:
#7,348
Reviews:
1,959
Ratings:
7,370
Liked:
5,518
Avg:
3.88/5
pDev:
11.6%
Alströms:
3.58
 
 
Wants:
185
Gots:
1,673
Trade:
7
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 7,370 |  Reviews: 1,959
Photo of BierRunner
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Riff
3.94/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours an amber color with a very thick, slightly off-white head. Slightly piney aroma with a hint of orange to it. Taste follows, primarily pine with a little orange and a touch of malt backbone. Pine flavor lingers a bit, medium to medium light body. Easy drinker, well balanced, solid APA.

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Photo of chris826
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kitekid
4.02/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of TrojanRB
3.4/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of StormAles
3.57/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ghowehattrick
3.83/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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

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

Photo of fryeguy52
3.15/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Stout_Scout
5/5  rDev +28.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of jebrew
3.74/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of Brucebeernut
3.78/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TR_Severance
3.9/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

If there's a best value award, Dale's takes it. Are there better IPAs out there? You bet, but not for a 9 dollar sixer.
I'll walk into the shop, and if I see Dale's in there, I'm always tempted to pick it up. Always.

We had this beer at my wedding--best decision of my life!

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Photo of Redman414
3/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.32/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

The appearance is somewhat hazy yet clear orange/brown body with a one finger foamy white head with some clingy foamy lacing. The smell has the hops up front with some light malts coming through once it warms. The taste is mainly sweet becomes slightly bitter once it warms. There is a sticky sweet aftertaste and finish. The palate has a light to medium body and is sessionable. Its carbonated just right. Overall, I’m glad I finally found it and tried it as this is good for its style and good for me.

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Photo of poisoneddwarf
4.19/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

Backlog from 2009. On tap at the Knitting Factory. Excellent pale ale. Probably the best pale I’ve had since the last time I had a Sierra Nevada. Pleasant hop bitterness. Good til the last drop, flavor-wise and head-wise. Very piney in the aroma and flavor.

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Photo of IndySuds
3.57/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cmoore32
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of BobcatVera
4.7/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of GulDukat88
3.57/5  rDev -8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of brymtb
2.66/5  rDev -31.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

....I have no idea why this is so popular....average at best

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Photo of Pav42
3.18/5  rDev -18%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Dale's Pale Ale from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
Beer rating: 74.9% out of 100 with 7,370 ratings
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