Denver Pale Ale

American Pale Ale

This American Pale Ale opens with big citrus and pine notes, then smooths out with a faint toasted malt character and dry, slightly bitter finish. Denver Pale Ale is your go-to beer from city to trail and back again, no matter what the time or season.

ABV: 5.0%  |  AVAILABLE: Year Round  |  SIZES: 6 pack cans, 12 pack cans, 19.2 oz, 15.5 gal and 5 gal kegs


Denver Pale Ale Artist Series:

Available nationwide, our Denver Pale Ale Artist Series is an ode to the city we’ve called home for the past 24 years. With a beer name like Denver Pale Ale and a home in the RiNo Art District of Denver, we decided to turn the can into a canvas and let local artists show off their stuff. Every year, a fresh can will be released exhibiting artwork created by a new Denver artist. If you are an artist and would like to be considered for the next series please use our artist submission form.


Artist Series No. 6: Bobby Windauer

DENVER PALE ALE ARTIST SERIES NUMBER 6 is here with eye-catching artwork from local artist, Bobby Windauer. The art captures the spirit of lending a helping hand embodied by Great Divide and the newly created, Denver Pale Ale Foundation, a 501c3 focused on the idea that Great Minds Give Alike. Bobby has been designing, shooting, coding, and illustrating for over a decade, constantly feeding his “creative addiction.” When not behind the MacBook, you can find him traveling our planet or exploring the outdoors by foot or snowboard, his largest sources for inspiration.

Awards: BeerAdvocate Score of 90

Food Pairings: Barbecue chicken, pork green chili, potato salad with bacon, aged Irish cheddar and rhubarb upside-down cake.

Previous Artist Series Cans

Artist Series No. 1: Josh Holland

Our debut artist was local creative genius, Josh Holland. Josh’s work spans illustration, art direction, graphic design, fine art, and animation. Learn more about Josh and his work here.

Artist Series No. 2: John Vogl of The Bungaloo

Our second artist was John Vogl, a self-described illustrator-designer-artist who has lived in Denver for the past 7 years. Working under the nonsense studio name, The Bungaloo, he is a one-man operation. John does most of his work by hand using mostly pen and ink and uses the natural world around him as inspiration. Some of his previous work includes designs for Target, Never Summer, Mountain Dew, and HP.

Artist Series No. 3: Rachel Jablonski

Since graduating from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2013, Rachel works as a freelance illustrator in Denver, CO. Her illustrations are hand drawn with pen and ink then colored digitally and have been featured in the Guardian and Nautilus Magazine. She currently works out of her studio in the RiNo art district (in the same studio has our DPA artist No.2 John Vogl). Rachel’s work aims to create windows into worlds that challenge the viewer’s sense of reality. She draws inspiration from pop culture, symmetry, nature, Victorian architecture and bearded men. You can check out more of her artwork on her website and in person at both Great Divide Denver taprooms starting this July.

Artist Series No. 4: Scot Lefavor

Lefavor’s style is strongly rooted in traditional sign painting and typography.  He is heavily influenced by contemporary street art and the pop art movement of the 60’s. Scot’s work tends to be highly narrative and emotionally charged.  He draws directly from his personal experiences and current socio-economic trends and events to create his narratives.


Artist Series No. 4: Adam Vicarel

With a stellar body of work, from hand lettering, to art direction, to mural creation, Adam’s skillset pairs perfectly with his uniquely Colorado lifestyle. Adam’s work exemplifies art and design that empowers. Please check out his page and website to learn more about his work with clients and non-profits.⁠

In his personal work Adam infuses his love for travel and the outdoors into his typography, illustration, photography and storytelling to create visceral experiences for his audience. That’s visceral, not Vicarel.

Adam enjoys donuts, whiskey, all things outdoors, trying to convince his niece that he’s not a monster and experiencing new cultures and conversations with people from around the world.


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