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.5.604.0510,98491
Zombie Dust3 Floyds Brewing Co.6.204.539,628-
Dale's Pale AleOskar Blues Grill & Brew6.503.937,13781
Alpha King3 Floyds Brewing Co.6.664.266,28294
PseudoSueToppling Goliath Brewing Company5.804.513,868-
Mirror Pond Pale AleDeschutes Brewery5.003.923,64796
Daisy Cutter Pale AleHalf Acre Beer Company5.204.173,48394
Sweetwater 420 Extra Pale AleSweetWater Brewing Company5.403.643,45280
Great Lakes Burning River Pale AleGreat Lakes Brewing Co.6.003.993,16993
MOMaine Beer Company6.004.273,043-
Peeper AleMaine Beer Company5.504.092,72794
Founders Pale AleFounders Brewing Company5.403.72,719-
Headwaters Pale AleVictory Brewing Company - Downingtown5.203.912,56890
EdwardHill Farmstead Brewery5.204.42,499-
Moon Man No Coast Pale AleNew Glarus Brewing Company5.004.112,47890
Red Chair NWPADeschutes Brewery6.204.12,47796
Doggie Style Classic Pale AleFlying Dog Brewery5.503.642,35285
Fire Rock Pale AleKona Brewing Co.6.003.622,30290
Pride & Joy Mild Ale3 Floyds Brewing Co.5.003.942,191-
HazedBoulder Beer / Wilderness Pub5.003.722,00879
Founders Mosaic PromiseFounders Brewing Company5.504.061,901-
Pale 31Firestone Walker Brewing Co.4.903.861,876-
New Dogtown Pale AleLagunitas Brewing Company6.203.991,845-
Terrapin Rye Pale AleTerrapin Beer Company5.303.831,79981
Born Yesterday Pale AleLagunitas Brewing Company6.504.411,79390
Fort Point Pale AleTrillium Brewing Company6.604.51,62492
Fresh Hop Pale AleGreat Divide Brewing Company6.104.081,54893
YumYum3 Floyds Brewing Co.5.503.991,497-
Phin & Matt's Extraordinary AleSouthern Tier Brewing Company5.203.571,48579
LiveSouthern Tier Brewing Company5.503.931,48183
Invasion Pale AleCigar City Brewing5.003.931,457-
Space Station: Middle Finger3 Floyds Brewing Co.6.004.171,434-
Hop Trip (Bond Street Series)Deschutes Brewery5.904.121,26398
Galaxy Dry Hopped Fort Point Pale AleTrillium Brewing Company6.604.561,25491
Grunion Pale AleBallast Point Brewing Company5.504.091,249-
Row 2/Hill 56Russian River Brewing Company5.804.331,219-
Boat BeerCarton Brewing Company4.204.11,21095
Tallgrass 8-Bit Pale AleTallgrass Brewing Company5.203.821,097-
Ten Hills Pale AleGoose Island Beer Co.6.203.671,094-
DigNew Belgium Brewing5.603.681,07882
Equinox AleLagunitas Brewing Company8.404.051,069-
312 Urban Pale AleGoose Island Beer Co.5.403.381,060-
A Tiny Beautiful SomethingMaine Beer Company5.504.041,057-
Green LineGoose Island Beer Co.5.403.581,053-
St. LupulinOdell Brewing Company6.504.081,05092
Pale AleBoulevard Brewing Co.5.403.611,044-
One Claw Rye Pale AleWestbrook Brewing Co.6.004.031,007-
HopaliciousAle Asylum5.703.921,002-
Citra Pale AleHill Farmstead Brewery5.404.38972-
Philadelphia Pale AleYards Brewing Co.4.603.68971-
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