Pale Ale

One of the most popular members of the ale family.

Pale ale is warm fermented, and brewed with pale malts, which create its lighter color. And by lighter color, that’s in comparison to other darker ales in existence during the 1700’s when it was first brewed.

Many styles of beer are technically pale ales, but unless its an ale with the word “pale” in the title, check our “Other Ales” section.

Saint Archer Pale Ale

Saint Archer Pale Ale

We enjoy hoppy beer, and many pale ales on the market suffer from a lack of hops, and taste somewhat washed out. But luckily Saint Archer Pale Ale was not watery, and packed a hoppy citrus punch. Its smooth mouthfeel gave the impression of a lighter ale, with more hops than you would expect to find from its consistency.

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Blue Moon Proximity: Vintage Ale Collection

Blue Moon Proximity Vintage Ale Collection

We previously tried the red wine version from the Vintage Ale Collection, Blue Moon Impulse. Long story short, Impulse was more refreshing, and better on all accounts. Blue Moon Proximity is a pale American wheat like Impulse, but it tasted more like wine, than wheat ale. There was not a harmonious taste balance between the hops and grapes.

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