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World Beer Awards 2014
Belgian-Style Pale Ale
United Kingdom Norwich
Place Rank:
World's Best Beer 2014

Belgian Style Pale Ale beers are light gold to deep amber in color. Noble-type hops are commonly used. Low to medium fruity esters are evident in aroma and flavor. Low levels of phenolic spiciness from yeast byproducts may be perceived. Low caramel or toasted malt flavor is okay. Diacetyl should not be perceived. Chill haze is allowable at cold temperatures.

Original Gravity (Plato): 1.044-1.054 (11-13.5 Plato)
Apparent Extract/Final Gravity (Plato): 1.008-1.014 (2-3.5 Plato)
Alcohol by Weight (Volume): 3.2-5.0 (4.0-6.0)
Bitterness (IBU): 20-30
Color SRM (EBC): 4-12 (8-24 EBC)

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