Classic English-Style Pale Ales are gold to copper colored. Chill haze may be evident only at very cold temperatures. Low to medium malt aroma and moderate to strong fruity-ester aroma are present. Hop aroma is medium to medium-high. Low to medium malt flavor is present, and low caramel character is allowable. Hop flavor is medium to medium-high. Earthy and herbal English-variety hop character is the perceived end, but may be a result of the skillful use of hops of other national origins. Hop bitterness is medium to medium-high. Fruity-ester flavors are moderate to strong. Absence of diacetyl is desirable, though, diacetyl is acceptable and characteristic when at very low levels. Body is medium.