Quick Search:  
Beer Styles : English Pale Ale
Beer Reviews (19)  |  Return to Beer Styles
The English Pale Ale can be traced back to the city of Burton-upon-Trent, a city with an abundance of rich hard water. This hard water helps with the clarity as well as enhancing the hop bitterness. This ale can be from golden to reddish amber in color with generally a good head retention. A mix of fruity, hoppy, earthy, buttery and malty aromas and flavors can be found. Typically all ingredients are English.
Types of English Pale Ale
 
An average-strength to moderately strong English ale. The balance may be fairly even between malt and hops to somewhat bitter. Drinkability is a critical component of the style; emphasis is still on the bittering hop addition as opposed to the aggressive middle and late hopping seen in American ales. A rather broad style that allows for considerable interpretation by the brewer.
A flavorful, yet refreshing, session beer. Some examples can be more malt balanced, but this should not override the overall bitter impression. Drinkability is a critical component of the style; emphasis is still on the bittering hop addition as opposed to the aggressive middle and late hopping seen in American ales.
Low gravity, low alcohol levels and low carbonation make this an easy-drinking beer. Some examples can be more malt balanced, but this should not override the overall bitter impression. Drinkability is a critical component of the style; emphasis is still on the bittering hop addition as opposed to the aggressive middle and late hopping seen in American ales.
Examples of English Pale Ale  |  See All
 
Beer Name Brewery Style ABV
(0) Manchester Pale Ale JW Lees & Co Brewers Ltd. Standard/Ordinary Bitter 4.1%
(0) Bruno Bitter Boylan Bridge Brewpub Standard/Ordinary Bitter 6%
(0) Chamberlain Pale Ale Shipyard Brewing Co. Standard/Ordinary Bitter 4.9%
(0) Bass Anheuser-Busch Standard/Ordinary Bitter 5.1%
(0) Organic Honeydew Fuller Smith & Turner PLC Standard/Ordinary Bitter 5%
(1) Triangle Best Bitter Triangle Brewing Co. Standard/Ordinary Bitter 4.3%
(0) King Goblin Wychwood Brewery Extra Special/Strong Bitter 6.6%
(0) Roland's Asheville Pizza and Brewing Extra Special/Strong Bitter 5%
(0) Wells Bombardier Burning Gold Wells & Young's Brewing Co. Standard/Ordinary Bitter 4.7%
(0) Five Sisters Alechemy Brewing Ltd. Standard/Ordinary Bitter 4.3%
(0) Sixex Joseph Holt Ltd. Extra Special/Strong Bitter 6%
(0) Best Bitter Black Sheep Brewery Standard/Ordinary Bitter 3.8%
(0) Marble Pint Marble Beers Ltd Standard/Ordinary Bitter 3.9%
(1) Pennant Ale 55 Brooklyn Brewery Standard/Ordinary Bitter 5%
(1) Manchester Bitter Marble Beers Ltd Standard/Ordinary Bitter 4.2%
(0) Voyager Hydes Brewery Ltd Special/Best/Premium Bitter 4.2%
(1) Redhook ESB Redhook Brewery Extra Special/Strong Bitter 5.8%
(0) Barrel Trolley Pale Ale World Brews Standard/Ordinary Bitter ---
(0) Dundee English-Style Ale Dundee Brewing Co. Standard/Ordinary Bitter 5.1%
(0) Kellys British Pale Kellys Brew Pub Extra Special/Strong Bitter 4.9%
Share this Page
BrewChief.com : Beer Styles : English Pale Ale

BrewChief Icons

With all the great brews out there, BrewChief.com is an info-heavy website. So in order to keep things as de-cluttered as possible, we use icons in lieu of common links. Below is a list of all the icons we use and what they represent.

View Beer Review(s) View Picture
Edit Item Delete Item
Item has been Locked Content Rating