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  • American Pale Ale

    American Pale Ale

    Aroma: Moderate to strong hop aroma from American or New World hop varieties with a wide range of possible characteristics, including citrus, floral, pine, resinous, spicy, tropical fruit, stone fruit, berry, or melon. None of these specific characteristics are required, but hops should be apparent. Low to moderate maltiness supports the hop presentation, and may optionally show small amounts of specialty malt character (bready, toasty, biscuit, caramelly). Fruity esters vary from moderate to none. Dry hopping (if used) may add grassy notes, although this character should not be excessive.

    Appearance: Pale golden to light amber. Moderately large white to off-white head with good retention. Generally quite clear, although dry-hopped versions may be slightly hazy.

    Flavor: Moderate to high hop flavor, typically showing an American or New World hop character (citrus, floral, pine, resinous, spicy, tropical fruit, stone fruit, berry, melon, etc.). Low to moderate clean grainy-malt character supports the hop presentation, and may optionally show small amounts of specialty malt character (bready, toasty, biscuity). The balance is typically towards the late hops and bitterness, but the malt presence should be supportive, not distracting. Caramel flavors are often absent or fairly restrained (but are acceptable as long as they don’t clash with the hops). Fruity yeast esters can be moderate to none, although many hop varieties are quite fruity. Moderate to high hop bitterness with a medium to dry finish. Hop flavor and bitterness often lingers into the finish, but the aftertaste should generally be clean and not harsh. Dry hopping (if used) may add grassy notes, although this character should not be excessive.

    Mouthfeel: Medium-light to medium body. Moderate to high carbonation. Overall smooth finish without astringency and harshness.

    Overall Impression: A pale, refreshing and hoppy ale, yet with sufficient supporting malt to make the beer balanced and drinkable. The clean hop presence can reflect classic or modern American or New World hop varieties with a wide range of characteristics. An average-strength hop-forward pale American craft beer, generally balanced to be more accessible than modern American IPAs. 

     

    OGFGIBUsSRMABV
    1.045 - 1.060
    1.010 - 1.015
    30 - 50
    5 - 10
    4.5 – 6.2%
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    Birrificio Del Ducato A.F.O
    MonkMonk   604 0 1 0

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    High fermentation beer a free interpretation of Pale Ale. Intense color of copper, is characterized by generous hopping that involves the use of more than ten hops from different backgrounds (including American Chinook, Cascade and Simcoe that give fragrance of citrus and tropical fruit) and a caramel character with delicate...
     
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    Bridge Road Beechworth Pale Ale
    MonkMonk   637 0 1 0

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    Serving types:
    On Tap
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    Available Year-round
    Bridge Roads benchmark ale, the Beechworth Pale Ale is a beer dominated by its aromatic hop profile. Often the yard stick of micro breweries, this beer is based on classic American styled Pale Ales, crisp and refreshing, a mouthful of aromatic hops. Beechworth Pale Ale is bound to satisfy...
     
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    Bright Brewery Blowhard
    MonkMonk   616 0 2 0

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    Serving types:
    Bottled 330ML
    Alcohol by Volume (ABV):
    5%
    Availability:
    Available Year-round
    The Blowhard Pale Ale is an American-style pale ale with a bracing citrus aroma, and crisp Cascade hop character. It is the perfect accompaniment to spicy foods or fish and chips.
     
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    MonkMonk   611 0 0 0

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    On Tap
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    Deep River Brewing Company's Riverbank Rye-It IPA is a amber pale ale, with subtle hints of rye and citrus. The spicy notes imparted by the rye thread together nicely with the citrusy aromas of Columbus hops.
     
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    Elusive Overdrive
    TheCellarMonkTheCellarMonk   12 0 1 0

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    Serving types:
    • KeyKeg
    • Cask Conditioned
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    Overdrive is a crisp and clean American Pale Ale with an assertive bitterness and aromatic and flavoursome hop profile. Two different hops are used in the whirlpool and for dry hopping.
     
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    Elusive Punch Out
    TheCellarMonkTheCellarMonk   6 0 1 0

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    Serving types:
    • KeyKeg
    • Cask Conditioned
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    Seasonal/Limited Release
    Hazy Pale
     
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    Elusive Sunset Rider
    TheCellarMonkTheCellarMonk   8 0 1 0

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    Cask Conditioned
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    Sunset Rider is our Transatlantic Pale Ale, in which we showcase one British and one American hop on a rotational basis. At 3.8% ABV it’s highly sessionable with balanced bitterness and a pronounced hop flavour and aroma.
     
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    Epic Brewing Epic Mayhem
    MonkMonk   592 0 1 0

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    Serving types:
    Bottled 500ML
    Alcohol by Volume (ABV):
    International Bitterness Units (IBU):
    35 IBU's
    Availability:
    Available Year-round
    This isn't your ordinary beer de jour. It is so packed with hop-fuelled flavour and aroma that it will invigorate even the hardest hop-head. Brewed as our special festival beer, only available for a limted time. mayhem will alter your beer reality forever. Enjoy this road to hoppyness with caution....
     
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    Epic Brewing Epic Pale Ale
    MonkMonk   581 0 3 0

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    Serving types:
    • Bottled 500ML
    • Bottled 330ML
    Alcohol by Volume (ABV):
    International Bitterness Units (IBU):
    45 IBU's
    Availability:
    Available Year-round
    You can only drink so many beers in a lifetime, so you better make each one count. That's where we can help. Because at Epic we're obessed with creating big hop-fuelled beers. This takes a shed-load of skill. It also takes a shed-load of hops. In fact there are 23...
     
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    MonkMonk   521 0 0 0

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    Alcohol by Volume (ABV):
    International Bitterness Units (IBU):
    35 IBU's
    Availability:
    Available Year-round
    Fire Rock Pale Ale is a crisp, refreshing “Hawaiian-style” pale ale. Its signature copper color results from the unique blend of specialty roasted malts. The pronounced citrus-floral hop aroma comes from the liberal amounts of Galena, Cascade & Mt. Hood hops added to each brew.
     
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