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Brewed By: Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

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Average Rating:
6.69663

Number of Ratings: 356

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Brewed In: United States

ABV: 5%

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Tasting Notes

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cmp8254 profile picturecmp8254 - December 28, 2014
Extremely bland, was sick though.
NieceyB profile pictureNieceyB - August 17, 2014
Crisp fresh hoppy but less so than other DFH brews. Nice summer ale. Prefer their bolder styles but would recommend, especially for a less adventurous drinker
chip.froehlich@gmail.com profile picturechip.froehlich@gmail.com - May 4, 2014
DFH never said that they're shooting for a particular style. You could argue that it's a Pale Ale, so it should act like one. It does, but in it's own, unique, refreshing way. The color is pleasantly light with good lacing. The aroma is fresh and round - not overwhelming on the malt or the hops. I rated the taste as exceptional, not because it fulfills any particular style parameters, but because it pleases me a great deal. In fact, the well-roundness of the flavor profile is what truly makes this brew stand out. The flavors coated my buds for a good 10-15 minutes after the last sip, with no regrets at both refrigerator temperature and at rest. Good job, Dogfish Head!
BBrewster profile pictureBBrewster - August 20, 2012
Not bad, while I prefer dogfish's bolder ales, this one still holds a good amount of flavor for a pale.
chablis profile picturechablis - September 22, 2011
Fresh and light pale ale
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