Breakwater Dover’s Pale Ale

Brewed by Breakwater Brewery
Dover, England
3.5% Golden Ale/Blond Ale | 0 Ratings | 26 IBU |
Dover’s Pale Ale (DPA) is the beer that we want to drink when we’re in the pub, hoppy, dry, golden bitter ale. Easy going, but with enough character you can remember it’s name. Brewed with the best English malts money can buy, a selected blend of American and English hops for a citrus spicy bit of hop action. You’ll be taken in by the look, tempted by the aroma and fall in love with the balance. Our take is based on Simpsons Golden Promise, some Dextrine Malt and Caramalt, chuck in some American Columbus hops, then a pinch of US Mosaic, English Endeavour and then late some US Cascade. We’ve used a “London style” yeast from our collection, chosen as a solid fermenter. It’s given a balanced iteration of the pale and hoppy style, but with a solid hop flavour, low in alcohol super easy drinking over a few. We’ll probably be moving the hopping regime around a little, making it slightly more aromatic.

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Aroma is one of beer's most complex features. Aroma is propelled by lively CO2 and dampened by pillowy heads - especially nitrogen foam.

Malt
caramel bread hay cereal chocolate coffee nuts toast roasty

Hops
resin floral grass spruce citrus herbs

Yeast/Bacteria
dough barnyard cheese basement aromas leather earthy leaves

Other
alcohol banana bubblegum butterscotch clove cooked vegetables cough drop ginger licorice raisin rotten eggs soy sauce skunky smoke vanilla woody
Appearance is how a beer appeals to the eye and includes notes on color, the liquid's visual texture and the head -- the beer's foam top.

Color
pale golden amber orange red brown black

Liquid
clear hazy cloudy sparkling

Head
rocky frothy minimal white tan brown
Taste is what can be appreciated with the tongue. It's easy to mistake aromas for tastes -- the tongue only senses sweet, bitter, sour, salt and umami.

Sweet
light medium heavy

Bitter
light medium heavy

Sour
light medium heavy

Other
salty umami
The palate includes touch sensations on the lips, tongue, gums and roof of the mouth.

Body
light medium full

Texture
thin oily creamy sticky slick thick

Carbonation
fizzy lively average soft flat

Finish
astringent bitter abrupt long

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