Beer originating in Britain, made of light malt, often referred to as a golden or light ale. Characteristic of malt sweetness while hop flavour ranges from very mild to strong. Malt flavour is more emphasised in some types while in others it is overshadowed by hops. This type of beer is characterized by an average body strength.
Pale ale can be combined with a very broad palette of flavours – from spicy Indian cuisine to a variety of meat, fish and poultry dishes. Bright hop tunes perfectly complement the savoury and spicy taste of meals. Bitterness of hops contrasts with the smoky flavour of charcoal-grilled dishes. It blends with blue cheeses.