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Australian-Style Pale Ale

Australian-Style Pale Ales are light amber to light brown. Chill or hop haze may be evident. Hop aroma is often reminiscent of tropical fruit such as mango, passion fruit and other tropical fruit character. Intensity can be low to medium-high. Malt character has a perceived low to medium caramel-candy sweetness. Hop flavor is aligned with aroma; tropical fruit such as mango, passion fruit and other tropical fruit character. Intensity can be low to medium-high. Hop bitterness is low to medium. Fruity-ester aroma should be perceived. Diacetyl should be very low if present. DMS aroma should not be present. Body is low to medium.

Vitals

  • Original Gravity (┬░Plato) 1.040 - 1.052 (10 - 12.5)
  • Apparent Extract/Final Gravity (┬░Plato) 1.004 - 1.008 (1 - 2)
  • Alcohol by Weight (Volume) 3.50% - 5.20% (4.20% - 6.20%)
  • Bitterness (IBU) (20 - 40)
  • Color SRM (EBC) 5 - 14 (10 - 28)
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