Type of Beer: Ale

English-Style Pale Mild Ale

English Beer

Our Thoughts on English-Style Pale Mild Ale

Commercial Examples of English-Style Pale Mild Ale

2020 Brewers Association English-Style Pale Mild Ale Characteristics

Traits Details
Color Light amber to medium amber
Clarity Chill haze is acceptable at low temperatures
Perceived Malt Aroma & Flavor Malt flavor and aroma dominate the flavor profile
Perceived Hop Aroma & Flavor Hop aroma and flavor range from very low to low
Perceived Bitterness Very low to low
Fermentation Characteristics Diacetyl is usually absent in these beers but may be present at very low levels. Fruity esters are very low to medium-low.
Body Low to medium-low
Original Gravity (°Plato) 1.030-1.036 (7.6-9 °Plato)
Apparent Extract/Final Gravity (°Plato) 1.004-1.008 (1-2.1 °Plato)
Alcohol by Weight (Volume) 2.7%-3.4% (3.4%-4.4%)
Bitterness (IBU) 10-20
Color SRM (EBC) 6-9(12-18 EBC)
Additional notes
Source: 2020 Brewers Association Beer Style Guidelines used with permission of Brewers Association.