American-Style Pale Ales are deep golden to copper or light brown. Chill haze is allowable at cold temperatures. Low caramel malt aroma is allowable. Fruity-ester aroma should be moderate to strong. Hop aroma is medium to medium-high, exhibiting fruity, floral, and citrus-like American-variety hop aromas. Low to medium maltiness may include low caramel malt character. Hop flavor is medium to medium-high, exhibiting fruity, floral, and citrus-like American-variety hop flavors. Hop bitterness is medium to medium-high. Fruity-ester flavor should be moderate to strong. Diacetyl should be absent or very low. Note that the "traditional" style of this beer has its origins with certain floral, fruity, citrus-like, piney, resinous, or sulfur-like American hop varietals. One or more of these hop characters is the perceived end, but the perceived hop characters may be a result of the skillful use of hops of other national origins. Body is medium.