Beer Style: American Pale Ale

Terrapin Brewing Co.’s Rye Pale Ale clone

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Dry hopped with Amarillo®, this American rye pale ale is perfect for summer enjoyment.


BruRm @ BAR’s Pale Ale clone

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Toeing the line between American and British-styled pale ale, the BruRm’s pale ale is hopped with both American and British hops and fermented with a British yeast strain. It’s a thirst-quencher no matter how you classify it though.


American Pale Ale

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by the numbers OG: 1.045–1.060 (11.2–14.7 °P) FG: 1.010–1.015 (2.6–3.8 °P) SRM: 5–14 IBU: 30–45 ABV: 4.5–6.2% The very first homebrew I ever drank was an American pale ale my neighbor Steve handed to me over our fence. He was trying to make a beer like Sierra Nevada’s pale ale. At the time, that beer


Avant Garde American Pale Ale

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This beer won a gold medal in the first round of the 2008 NHC competition. Recipe written by Gordon Strong.


Classic American Pale Ale

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Gordan Strong provides an all-grain version and extract with grains version of his first American Pale Ale recipe. It won gold medals in five different competitions.


Switchback Ale: Replicator

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Dear Replicator, Everyone has a favorite beer — mine is Switchback Ale from Switchback Brewing Co. in Burlington, Vermont. In fact, my wife and i like it so much we served it at our wedding. Can you help get the recipe so I can try brewing Switchback Ale at home? Seth Beauregard Mt. Tabor, Vermont


American Pale Ale: Style Profile

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The very first homebrew I ever drank was an American pale ale my neighbor Steve handed to me over our fence. He was trying to make a beer like Sierra Nevada’s pale ale. At the time, that beer was the best beer I had ever tasted and that was the beginning of my own journey


Brewing Hoppy American-Style Beers

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During the past 20 years or so, there has been an obvious upward trend in modern American brewing culture when it comes to the creation and consumption of hoppy beers. Hoppy American-style pale ales have given way to even hoppier American IPAs, and American double IPAs have pushed hop character to its limits. So why


Pecan Street Brewing Company’s County Jail Pale Ale: Replicator

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Dear Replicator, Recently a friend and i took two days to drive around central Texas (mainly Austin) to visit new breweries. On our way to Fredricksburg we were driving through Johnson City and noticed a sign for Pecan Street Brewing. They had only been open for a couple of months but they already had six


1904 Pale Ale

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Terry Foster provides homebrewers a historic recipe for a turn of the century American Pale Ale.


Astronomical American Pale

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An experimental batch with several new hops in my freezer. It proved to be a pungent/grassy mix with a healthy citrus and tropical fruit kick to the nose.


Stone Pale Ale (1.0) clone

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This is a recipe for the original Stone Pale Ale. According to the farewell post to the 1.0 version, Stone Brewing Co. posted this about the beer, “Maltier and more full-bodied than most American pale ales—not to mention tons hoppier than most beers at the time—it was a bold direction to go with the only beer in a fledgling portfolio.”


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