Extra Pale Ale | Dillon Dam Brewery

Extra Pale AleExtra Pale Ale
BA SCORE
28.3%
Liked This Beer
3.42 w/ 46 ratings
Extra Pale AleExtra Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Dillon Dam Brewery
Colorado, United States
dambrewery.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 03-01-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#38,735
Reviews:
24
Ratings:
46
Liked:
13
Avg:
3.42/5
pDev:
14.91%
Alströms:
2.83
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
6
Trade:
0
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1.76/5  rDev -48.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

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3.87/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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2.13/5  rDev -37.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.25

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3.25/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BdM
3.5/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.79/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of OrestesMethuon
3.64/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A bit underwhelming for an XPA: all amber in color and profile, with a lot of prominent malt notes, which—while pleasant and fairly complex—overwhelm the florality of the hopping and coalesce the flavors around a light-amber locus and make the focus the smooth, gently-sweet grains. Really, the hopping seems light, with a mild citric strain, limited bittering, and a virtual absence of florality.

Fairly tasty, but I seriously question the taxonomy.

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3.43/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.8/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

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3/5  rDev -12.3%

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3/5  rDev -12.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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4/5  rDev +17%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -5%

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3.25/5  rDev -5%

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4/5  rDev +17%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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3.84/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A - Amber copper color with good clarity and an inch of fluffy foam

S - Very pleasing aroma. Hoppy citrus and earthy hops dominates.

T - Mild dry citrusy flavor. A bit thin on the malt for an APA. More like a session IPA. Very drinkable.

M - Light mouthfeel.

O - Overall a very good beer that could use a bit of backbone to nail the style, but very worthwhile in its own right, and I'm sure it's spot on with regards to the intent of the brewer.

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3.25/5  rDev -5%

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4/5  rDev +17%

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2.5/5  rDev -26.9%

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3/5  rDev -12.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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3.05/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

like a homebrew by someone just learning. pours a hazy orange color with a nice white head and some nasty looking floasting yeast bits. this is a pale ale right? smells very very average, a malt based beer for sure, but nothing outstanding here. flavor is the same, rather boring, plenty of pale malt, slight bitterness. mouthfeel is fine, medium bodied and well carbonated. overall just a pretty amateur brew through and through, which surprised me because the brown ale they make is so good. skip this one

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Extra Pale Ale from Dillon Dam Brewery
Beer rating: 28.3% out of 100 with 46 ratings
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