Pale Ale

What Is the Difference Between an Ale & a Lager?

When considering beer—and I'm often considering beer—there are really two overarching styles to consider: ale and lager. While the process for brewing both beers is similar, slight variations in the...

Why does beer make me sleepy?

by AnneInMpls 15 years ago

Whenever I drink a beer, I get so sleepy that I can barely keep my eyes open. Is it the hops? It can't be the just alcohol - wine and vodka don't make me sleepy like beer. Has anyone else no...

Bass Ale - The Horror

by DocHolliday 9 years ago

I picked up a 12-pack of Bass Ale this weekend after a having gone quite a while without buying any for whatever reason and I was astonished as to how bad it tasted. NOTHING like the Bass Ale I re...

1880 Union Saloon | Los Alamos

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

The Saloon in the 1880 Union Hotel was recommended to me for a drink and some bar snacks but I couldn't squeeze it into my brief time in town. Worthwhile? 1880 Union Saloon 362 Bell Street Los...

Alvarado Street Brewery & Tasting Room in Salinas

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 years ago

Less than three months ago, Alvarado Street Brewery, a brewpub in Monterey, expanded to Salinas opening a tasting room in its brewing center. I'm not at all a beer drinker but headed over last week...

Pale Ale Taste-Off: 6 Great Brews on Tap

by TombstoneShadow 6 years ago

Last Saturday had a chance to slip over to a favorite micro-bar and try a nice range of 6 pale ales on tap. Set up a couple sampler flights, not tasted blind. The candidates: Stone Ruination Re...

Paul Revere, Liberty Ale and the rise of American pale ale

by zippo 6 years ago

excerpt: The classic English-style pale ale has some malt aromas but mild or even strong, fruity esters with herbal or earthy types of hops showing through. They're hoppier beers, but not aggres...

If You Could Only Drink One Beer Forever...

by kaleokahu 7 years ago

What would it be? With food and by itself, hot weather or cold, one glass or an all-day session, just one. Which one? Why?

California-Style Pale Ales: Are they All Bone Dry??

by TombstoneShadow 6 years ago

So, have some time in Los Angeles, let's try a couple highly-rated California pale ales... The candidates: AleSmith IPA Ballast Point Sculpin Actual tasting notes follow: BEER 1: Initially qu...

Imperial Pale Ale Blind Tasting Championships

by TombstoneShadow 7 years ago

I have a long-running tasting series on "everyday" pale ales, beers of lower to medium ABV that are more suitable for "everyday drinking" but not as ambitious as the imperials and double-imperials:...

Bronx Pale Ale and the Pale in comparison....

by jonkyo 7 years ago

In this video below, a consumer of beer, finds Bronx Pale Ale and other beers, amongst the offerings, in this heavily frequented venue. Upon this discovery, he becomes enamoured with the Bronx P...

Search for Everyday-Drinking Pale Ales

by TombstoneShadow 7 years ago

In super-beers, my tastes tend to run to monster IPA's, imperials, doubles, etc. But the drawback is these can run 8 - 9 - 10% ABV or higher. One bottle of them and you're tipping, two is like 4 of...

Brooklyn East India Pale Ale -- anyone had it?

by Tripeler 7 years ago

For a change of pace from my usual West Coast Style IPA, last night I had a bottle of Brooklyn East India Pale Ale. Said to be "English style," it was quite good and while not the usual hop bomb I ...

Lagunitas: Pale Ale superlatives

by TombstoneShadow 8 years ago

Lagunitas Hop Stoopid has been one of my favorite big IPAs since the company entered my part of the country several years ago. It's a great, rich-flavored complex IPA that really holds it's own wit...

Where to buy Cháu Tiên Pale Ale in Los Angeles by the case?

by foododdity 10 years ago

I've looked everywhere for Cháu Tiên Pale Ale in the San Gabriel Valley area (mainly in Monterey Mark, along the Valley Blvd and nearby cities), but couldn't find it. Places I've tried including H...

Whale's Tale Pale Ale

by lewjamster 12 years ago

Where do I find it in DC?

Santa Fe Pale Ale

by MOREKASHA 13 years ago

I hadn't had this beer since about 92-93, when I used to get it in DC. I was wondering why it hadn't made the Micro's of the 80's thread. Well, I was in Bierkraft the other night (Brooklyn) had low...

Samuel Smith's Pale Ale and Oatmeal Stout

by madgreek 14 years ago

I can't get enough of Sammie Smith's. The problem is, they're about $4.00 a bottle, and the places I get it from don't turn it over fast enough, which results in poor quality a lot of the time. Whe...

Do You Dig Sierra Nevada Pale Ale AND.....

by MarkG 14 years ago

do you like it. MINNESOTA FOLK: is it available on tap in Minneapolis-StPaul??

Belgian "pale ales" tasting, NY Times

by kenito799 14 years ago

Asimov & Co. tasted a variety of great Belgian beers, the article is informative. He is a wine writer who also likes beer. http://www.nytimes.com/2007/08/22/dining/22wine.html?ex=1188705600&en=4a...

What's been more available in US, Corsendonck Brown Ale, or Corsendonck Pale Ale?

by HLing 14 years ago

Maybe it's been one of those things - blind spots, or when you just don't see what's been under your nose day in and day out, until suddenly you see it as never before... But, the question is, h...