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American Pale Ale (APA)

Of British origin, this style is now popular worldwide and the use of local ingredients, or imported, produces variances in character from region to region. Generally, expect a good balance of malt and hops. Fruity esters and diacetyl can vary from none to moderate, and bitterness can range from lightly floral to pungent.

American versions tend to be cleaner and hoppier, while British tend to be more malty, buttery, aromatic and balanced.

Average alcohol by volume (abv) range: 4.0-7.0%   [ ? ] 

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Name Brewery ABV rAvg Revs Bros
Sierra Nevada Pale AleSierra Nevada Brewing Co.5.604.039,97791
Zombie Dust3 Floyds Brewing Co.6.204.618,16390
Dale's Pale AleOskar Blues Grill & Brew6.503.896,39481
Alpha King3 Floyds Brewing Co.6.664.265,61093
Mirror Pond Pale AleDeschutes Brewery5.003.93,19896
Great Lakes Burning River Pale AleGreat Lakes Brewing Co.6.003.952,91593
Sweetwater 420 Extra Pale AleSweetWater Brewing Company5.403.632,85980
Daisy Cutter Pale AleHalf Acre Beer Company5.204.172,83594
Stone Pale AleStone Brewing Co.5.403.852,60588
Founders Pale AleFounders Brewing Company5.403.682,536-
MOMaine Beer Company6.004.292,500100
PseudoSueToppling Goliath Brewing Company5.804.592,462-
Headwaters Pale AleVictory Brewing Company5.103.922,30090
Doggie Style Classic Pale AleFlying Dog Brewery5.503.632,27185
Peeper AleMaine Beer Company5.504.112,23794
Red Chair NWPADeschutes Brewery6.204.12,22196
Pride & Joy Mild Ale3 Floyds Brewing Co.5.003.882,15680
Moon ManNew Glarus Brewing Company5.004.132,13690
Fire Rock Pale AleKona Brewing Co.6.003.622,02290
EdwardHill Farmstead Brewery5.204.441,98695
Hazed & InfusedBoulder Beer / Wilderness Pub5.003.651,94079
Terrapin Rye Pale AleTerrapin Beer Company5.303.781,68981
New Dogtown Pale AleLagunitas Brewing Company6.203.951,633-
Pale 31Firestone Walker Brewing Co.4.903.841,59885
Fresh Hop Pale AleGreat Divide Brewing Company6.104.081,46091
Phin & Matt's Extraordinary AleSouthern Tier Brewing Company5.703.531,44879
Tröegs Pale AleTröegs Brewing Company5.403.781,443-
Chico King: Pale Ale (Beer Camp Across America)Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.6.503.621,390-
Smuttynose Shoals Pale AleSmuttynose Brewing Company5.603.821,35191
LiveSouthern Tier Brewing Company5.503.91,24783
Bell's Pale AleBell's Brewery, Inc.5.203.411,17864
Hop Trip (Bond Street Series)Deschutes Brewery5.904.141,12998
Hoppy BirthdayAlpine Beer Company5.254.471,120-
Space Station: Middle Finger3 Floyds Brewing Co.6.004.211,082-
Invasion Pale AleCigar City Brewing5.003.921,075-
DigNew Belgium Brewing5.603.581,06482
Row 2/Hill 56Russian River Brewing Company5.804.281,056-
Drifter Pale AleWidmer Brothers Brewing Company5.703.7494989
Pale AleBoulevard Brewing Co.5.403.6946-
Boat BeerCarton Brewing Company4.204.08944-
Ten Hills Pale AleGoose Island Beer Co.6.203.62942-
Tallgrass 8-Bit Pale AleTallgrass Brewing Company5.203.78915-
YumYum3 Floyds Brewing Co.5.504.01896-
StrangerLeft Hand Brewing Company5.003.46895-
Schlafly Dry-Hopped American Pale AleThe Schlafly Tap Room5.903.7689180
Shiner Wild Hare Pale AleSpoetzl Brewery / Shiner5.503.3488280
312 Urban Pale AleGoose Island Beer Co.5.403.32878-
HopaliciousAle Asylum5.703.9387780
Philadelphia Pale AleYards Brewing Co.4.603.69869-
Fort Point Pale AleTrillium Brewing Company6.604.4686692
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