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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 Avg Ratings > Bros
Sierra Nevada Pale AleSierra Nevada Brewing Co.5.604.0511,04291
Zombie Dust3 Floyds Brewing Co.6.204.539,733-
Dale's Pale AleOskar Blues Grill & Brew6.503.937,17481
Alpha King3 Floyds Brewing Co.6.664.266,32994
PseudoSueToppling Goliath Brewing Company5.804.53,927-
Mirror Pond Pale AleDeschutes Brewery5.003.923,67296
Daisy Cutter Pale AleHalf Acre Beer Company5.204.173,55394
Sweetwater 420 Extra Pale AleSweetWater Brewing Company5.403.643,48980
Great Lakes Burning River Pale AleGreat Lakes Brewing Co.6.003.993,18093
MOMaine Beer Company6.004.273,078-
Peeper AleMaine Beer Company5.504.092,75094
Founders Pale AleFounders Brewing Company5.403.72,725-
Headwaters Pale AleVictory Brewing Company - Downingtown5.203.912,57490
EdwardHill Farmstead Brewery5.204.42,534-
Moon Man No Coast Pale AleNew Glarus Brewing Company5.004.112,50290
Red Chair NWPADeschutes Brewery6.204.12,48196
Doggie Style Classic Pale AleFlying Dog Brewery5.503.642,36185
Fire Rock Pale AleKona Brewing Co.6.003.622,31790
Pride & Joy Mild Ale3 Floyds Brewing Co.5.003.942,193-
Hazed Hoppy Session AleBoulder Beer / Wilderness Pub5.003.722,01379
Founders Mosaic PromiseFounders Brewing Company5.504.051,986-
Pale 31Firestone Walker Brewing Co.4.903.861,887-
Born Yesterday Pale AleLagunitas Brewing Company6.504.421,85990
New Dogtown Pale AleLagunitas Brewing Company6.203.991,856-
Terrapin Rye Pale AleTerrapin Beer Company5.303.831,80081
Fort Point Pale AleTrillium Brewing Company6.604.491,69092
Fresh Hop Pale AleGreat Divide Brewing Company6.104.081,55093
YumYum3 Floyds Brewing Co.5.503.991,524-
LiveSouthern Tier Brewing Company5.503.931,49183
Phin & Matt's Extraordinary AleSouthern Tier Brewing Company5.203.571,48679
Invasion Pale AleCigar City Brewing5.003.931,469-
Space Station: Middle Finger3 Floyds Brewing Co.6.004.171,448-
Galaxy Dry Hopped Fort Point Pale AleTrillium Brewing Company6.604.541,34491
Grunion Pale AleBallast Point Brewing Company5.504.081,281-
Hop Trip (Bond Street Series)Deschutes Brewery5.904.111,27098
Row 2/Hill 56Russian River Brewing Company5.804.331,221-
Boat BeerCarton Brewing Company4.204.091,21895
Tallgrass 8-Bit Pale AleTallgrass Brewing Company5.203.821,112-
Ten Hills Pale AleGoose Island Beer Co.6.203.671,095-
Equinox AleLagunitas Brewing Company8.404.051,087-
A Tiny Beautiful SomethingMaine Beer Company5.504.041,080-
DigNew Belgium Brewing5.603.681,07882
Goose Green Line Pale AleGoose Island Beer Co.5.403.581,077-
St. LupulinOdell Brewing Company6.504.081,06892
312 Urban Pale AleGoose Island Beer Co.5.403.381,066-
Pale AleBoulevard Brewing Co.5.403.611,051-
Double Dry Hopped Fort Point Pale AleTrillium Brewing Company6.604.561,040-
One Claw Rye Pale AleWestbrook Brewing Co.6.004.031,019-
HopaliciousAle Asylum5.703.921,004-
Lizard KingPipeworks Brewing Company6.504.31988-
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