Oskar Blues Dales Pale Ale Tasting Notes | Mixed Six


Beer: Oskar Blues Dales Pale AleOskar Blues Dale's Pale Ale

Style: American Pale Ale

Description: Dale’s Pale Ale is their flagship beer and America’s first hand-canned craft beer. It’s an assertive but deftly balanced beer (somewhere between an American pale ale and an India Pale Ale) brewed with hefty amounts of European malts and American hops. It features a meringue-like head, copper color, and a happy nose, thanks to a big post-boil addition of Centennial hops. To complement its hoppy first impression, Dale’s also sports a rich middle of malts and hops, and a bracing finish.

Tasting notes: Oskar Blues Dales Pale Ale from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew is an American Pale Ale style beer, medium in color, is moderate happy, has an ABV of 6.5% and is available in-store or at our online beer store.

Food pairing: This American Pale Ale style beer is best paired with pan-Asian foods, salads and also tastes great with earthy cheeses such as Camembert and Fontina, or nutty ones like  Asiago, Colby and Parmesan.

If you like this, try: Elysian Loser, Widmer Borthers Omission Pale Ale, O’Hara’s Irish Pale Ale, Steadfast Sorghum Pale Ale, Southern Tier Live Pale Ale.

MIXEDSIXThis beer is part of our Mixed Six series. Working with the beer experts at Half Time in Mamaroneck, we are featuring a beer a day for 24 days, including tasting notes and suggestions for pairing. At the end of the 24 days, we invite you to join us at Half Time from 5-8 p.m. on November 13 for a Q and A, beer tasting and discounts on mixed six-packs with our carefully selected featured beers. Half Time, 139 Hoyt Ave., Mamaroneck, 914-341-1666, www.halftimebeverage.com.

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About Author

Megan McCaffrey is a food writer for The Journal News and contributor to the Small Bites Blog. She has a degree in Digital Media from Fordham University and a fondness for good craft beer. She loves to bake, read cooking blogs and taste all the Lower Hudson Valley has to offer. Megan lives in Ridgefield, Connecticut with her husband and three kids.

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