International Style Pale Ale

Name:
International-Style Pale Ale
Category:
International Ale Styles
ABV:
4.5% – 5.5%
IBU:
30 – 42
SRM:
6 – 14
Original Gravity:
Varies
Final Gravity:
1.008 – 1.014
International-style pale ales range from deep golden to copper in color. The style is characterized by wide range of hop characters unlike fruity, floral and citrus-like American-variety hop character and unlike earthy, herbal English-variety hop character. Moderate to high hop bitterness, flavor, and aroma is evident. International pale ales have medium body and low to medium maltiness. Low caramel character is allowable. Fruity-ester flavor and aroma should be moderate to strong. Diacetyl should be absent or present at very low levels. Chill haze is allowable at cold temperatures.