Pale ale is the term used to define beer that was made with malts dried with coke (a form of coal). Although the use of coke for roasting malt dates back to 1642, the term Pale Ale was first recorded around 1703.
What are pale ales?
The Pale Malts gave the beer a lighter colour compared to other beers that were brewed at the time. Pale ale was often used interchangeably with Bitter which denotes an English pale ale and was recognized for having a moderate hops flavour. (more…)
Jan 13, 2013 | Chris Finnegan
Since there are so many varieties of beer around the world, it has become necessary to set certain guidelines on the styles of beer that help classifyÂ similarÂ beers.Â A beer style is basically just a classification assigned to beers based on their appearance, aroma, flavor and point of origin.Â To broaden your knowledge about beer and in the process find a truly unique beer or beer style that catches your fancy, it’s very helpful to understand about beer styles. (more…)
Jan 5, 2013 | Chris Finnegan