An American Pale is a stronger, hoppier pale ale that showcases North American hop varieties. Expect big bursts of aroma and flavour that come from middle and late hop addition as well as through dry hopping. This is one of the US’s most popular beer styles.
Aroma– citrus, grapefruit, pine, resin, melon, tropical fruit, berry, caramel
Flavour– citrus, grapefruit, pine, resin, melon, tropical fruit, berry, caramel. toast
Mouthfeel– medium body, crisp
Finish– lingering bitterness
Food Pairings– burgers, mexican food, spicy food, fried foods, curry
Cheese Pairings– bleu, gorgonzola, cambozola,
Dessert Pairings– carrot cake, cheesecake, spice cake