Definition of Pale ale

1. Noun. An amber colored ale brewed with pale malts; similar to bitter but drier and lighter.




Lexicographical Neighbors of Pale Ale

palaverer
palaverers
palavering
palaverous
palavers
palay
palays
palazzi
palazzo
palazzolike
palazzos
pale
pale-
pale-browed tinamou
pale-browed tinamous
pale ale (current term)
pale blue dot
pale chrysanthemum aphid
pale coral root
pale globe
pale hypertension
pale in comparison
pale infarct
pale thrombus
pale violet
pale yellow
palea
paleaceous
paleae
paleal

Literary usage of Pale ale

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. London by Charles Knight (1843)
"The gentry introduced the pale ale, and the pale small beer, ... The pale ale was more expensive than the old London beers : its price was 30*. a barrel, ..."

2. The Book of Humorous Verse by Carolyn Wells (1920)
"STANZAS TO pale ale OH! I have loved thee fondly, ever Preferr'd thee to the choicest wine; From thee my lips they could not sever By saying thou ..."

3. A History of Taxation and Taxes in England from the Earliest Times to the by Stephen Dowell (1888)
"pale ale and Porter. Ale the most ancient corn-drink. The ale of the middle ages ... The introduction of pale ale; half-and-half; and entire butt or porter. ..."

4. Two Years in the Jungle: The Experiences of a Hunter and Naturalist in India by William Temple Hornaday (1885)
"Bass' pale ale.—Glorious Weather.—Fine Forest—The Poetry of Life in the Forest—Our Mode of Hunting.—A Bison Hunt— Death of a Solitary Bull. ..."

5. Official Catalogue (1884)
"lud, Coope & Co., Bomford, Essex ; and Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire. India Pale Ale and ... pale ale ..."

6. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1854)
"The specific value of a glass of pale ale consists. ... Nothing can be more liberal than this : and pale ale, offered at these terms, becomes a truly ..."

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