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Pale ale

Pale ale is generally a light beer, similar to a light mild ale, only usually drier and with a distinctive hoppy taste. English pale ales are golden or copper coloured rather than pale, term pale being used to distinguish them from dark porters.

India Pale Ale is a British pale ale made for export to India. This style has an intense flavor from eth hops which were used to preserve the beer for the long voyage. India pale ale has a golden to copper color with a medium maltiness and body. The aroma is moderate to very strong. The version with higher alcohol content is known as strong pale ale.

In the USA, the Association of Brewers ([1]) has defined an American-style pale ale as ranging in color from deep golden to copper, with a bitterness, flavor, and aroma dominated by hops. They have medium body, and low-to-medium maltiness.

Common Pale Ales

India Pale Ales