Topic Archives: Pale Ales

Posted in Burial Beer Co, Don't Miss This, Hoof Hearted Brewing

Burial Beer & Hoof Hearted Brewing create ‘Two Dollars’ Pale Ale

Burial Beer Two Dollars American Pale Ale

Asheville, North Carolina’s Burial Beer and Marengo, Ohio’s Hoof Hearted Brewing have teamed up on a new pale ale.

This beer starts with the love of 80’s movies. If you don’t believe it, check out the Sloth and Burt Reynolds mural on the side of the Burial’s taproom. This beer starts with the love of the John Cusack classic, Better Off Dead. “Johnny” the menacing paperboy in the movie is constantly yelling “I want my two dollars” for the papers.

In that same vein, the brewing duo have created a beer for the taproom that is just $2 dollars.

‘Two Dollars’ Pale Ale is brewed with coriander and lime, plus a touch of lupulin powder (basically concentrated hops) and a bold yeast. The beer is big on flavor, not on price.

Truly a sight to behold: a man beaten. The once great champ, now, a study in moppishness. Hard enough on his luck to run form a blood-thirsty barrel of killer paperboys. But smart enough to save $2 for this can of delightful pale ale, thriftily hashed together with lupulin powder, citrus peel, and tale from our childhood that is just a beloved by these Ohio boys.

Burial Beer Two Dollars Pale Ale will be available in 12 ounce cans and draft at the brewery on Thursday, April 20th.

Style: Pale Ale (w/ Coriander. LimeLupulin Powder.)
Availability: 12oz Cans, Draft
Debut: 4/20/17

5% ABV

Posted in Hardywood Park Craft Brewery, Seasonal Return

Hardywood Capital Trail Pale Ale returns with new recipe

Hardywood Capital Trail Pale Ale

Hardywood Capital Trail Pale Ale returns sporting a reformulated recipe on April 15th.

In celebration of the completion of the 52 mile walking and biking path known as the Virginia Capital Trail, Hardywood has opted to update the pale ale’s recipe. The updated formula features a New England IPA yeast strain (juicier character), golden oats (smoother mouthfeel), less caramel malt, and a 100% Falconer’s Flight dry hop.

We raise a can in honor of the hard work of the Virginia Capital Trail Foundation and its volunteers, and your next adventure along one of America’s most bucolic and historically significant byways.

Hardywood Capital Trail Pale Ale will be available in 12 ounce cans and draft again starting April 15th.

Style: Pale Ale
Hops: Willamette, Mandarina Bavaria, Falconer’s Flight
Availability: 12oz Cans, Draft.
Latest Return: 4/15/17

5.6% ABV, 55 IBUs

Posted in Ecliptic Brewing, New Releases

Ecliptic Quasar Pale Ale, now in cans

Ecliptic Quasar Pale Ale cans

Ecliptic Quasar Pale Ale is one of two releases that kick off the Portland, Oregon brewery’s new canned lineup. Starting March 1st, both Quasar Pale Ale and Starburst IPA can be found in 12 ounce cans all year long.

RELATED: Ecliptic Starburst IPA debuts in cans

Quasar was brewed with summer in mind. The aggressive dry-hopping give this beer a huge tropical aroma.

Inspired by its luminous namesake, Quasar is our light pale ale brewed for summer. Simcoe and Mosaic hops give Quasar Pale Ale a huge, fresh, tropical hop aroma. Flavorful and easy drinking, Quasar is a stellar beer for enjoying out under the sun.

Ecliptic Quasar Pale Ale is available in 12 ounce cans, and draft.

Style: Pale Ale
Availability: 12oz Cans, Draft.
Debut: 3/1/17

6% ABV

Fun fact. A quasar is the small region around a supermassive black hole (found in the center of massive galaxies). The area emits a massive amount of electromagnetic energy, thanks to the mass from the core of the surrounding galaxy due gravitational influence of the black hole, getting pulled into the accretion disk. (The disk is thanks to the gravitational pull into the black hole.) Basically – massive energy release, and extremely fascinating astronomical phenomena. However, the pale ale requires less math. 

Posted in Coming Soon, Half Acre Brewing

Shorter name & year-round: Half Acre Tuna Extra Pale Ale

Half Acre Tuna Extra Pale Ale

Half Acre Tuna Extra Pale Ale is the next year-round can by the Chicago, Illinois based brewery.

This beer went by ‘Golden Tuna’ in the taproom in the past. As Half Acre puts it – “We all took the short cut and now Tuna lives.”  The pale ale features Mosaic and Centennial hops, and is big on citrus and passionfruit.

It’s a perpetually gassed up 3-wheeler, churned and ready to take you wherever you wanna go.

Cans of Half Acre Tuna Extra Pale Ale will be available at the brewery’s Lincoln Avenue shop starting Friday, March 3rd.

Style: Pale Ale
Hops: Mosaic, Centennial

Availability: 16oz Cans, Draft. Year-Round.
Debut: 3/3/17

?? ABV

Posted in Coming Soon, Second Self Brewing Company

For the love of Atlanta, there is Second Self A.T. aLe

Second Self AT ALE

Just in time for the Atlanta Falcon’s Super Bowl appearance, Atlanta will get to sip Second Self A.T. aLe for the first time.

In case you haven’t figured it out, Second Self Beer Company calls Atlanta home, just miles from The Georgia Dome. Second Self A.T. aLe is an unfiltered hoppy pale ale, perfect for 4 quarters of big game watching.

Officially launching in March, it’s CRISP, CLEAN, REFRESHING, and something you’ll love to drink in every season.

Fans can catch a sneak peek of Second Self A.T. aLe on February 5th at the brewery. 12 ounce cans will be available starting in March, 2017.

Style: Pale Ale
Availability: 12oz Cans, Draft. Year-round.
Debut: March, 2017

5.7% ABV, 42 IBUS

Posted in New Releases, Upslope Brewing Company

Pale Ale out, Upslope Citra Pale Ale called up

Upslope Citra Pale Ale

Upslope Citra Pale Ale has been tapped as the next year round beer by the Boulder, Colorado based brewery.

Eight years ago, the Boulder, Colorado based brewery introduced their very first beer – Pale Ale. As time as passed, the brewery’s fans have come to love  Upslope Citra Pale Ale just a little bit more than the flagship. It’s time for a change.

This week, the brewery canned Citra Pale for the first time, headed out to all of the brewery’s markets soon.

“The decision to retire the one that started it all and introduce a new style to our lineup in its place comes from our dedication to experimentation and creativity.” – Upslope Founder, Matt Cutter.

Upslope Citra Pale Ale is a 12 ounce can and draft offering, year-round.

Style: Pale Ale
Hops: Citra

Availability: 12oz Cans, Draft.
National Distribution:  CO, NM, UT, AZ, TX, WY and MT
Debut: January, 2017

5.8% ABV, 37 IBUs

Posted in Don't Miss This, New Releases, Sierra Nevada

Touch of citrus makes Sierra Nevada Sidecar Orange Pale Ale

Sierra Nevada Sidecar Orange Pale Ale bottle

Sierra Nevada Sidecar Orange Pale Ale is now one of two new beers in the brewery’s portfolio in 2017.

The India pale ale has dominated the style category in sales for years. One of the fastest movers in the IPA family has been the fruited variety. The same goes for pale ales. Sierra Nevada has taken notice of this trend, and is ready to release their own fruited spins on some of their iconic beers.

Sierra Nevada Sidecar Orange Pale Ale is stepping up to the plate – brewed with citrus-heavy hops and orange peel. A citrus-y take on the brewery’s iconic pale ale.

The name accurately describes what you are in for in this new release. The best description – imagine Pale Ale (what you should have had by now), with a more pronounced orange and citrus flavor. A fresh take on a classic.

Adding tangy orange to the classic style we pioneered didn’t come natural to us. Our brewers argued over the perfect blend of bold hops and orange peel to create the best flavor and crisp, citrus bite. The result is a hop-forward beer that can stand alongside Pale Ale as a craft beer classic.

Sierra Nevada Sidecar Orange Pale Ale is a 12 ounce bottle and draft release.

Style: Pale Ale (w/ Orange Peel.)
Availability: 12oz Bottle, Draft.
Debut: January, 2017

5.3% ABV

Image: Beer Street Journal