Bright and blonde with a fine body - this might just be the perfect package. Golden ales display the same color range and effervescence of a pilsner with subtle fruity esters found in most ales for a crisp, clean flavor that's layered with complexity.
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History: The English answer to Czech pilsner, golden ales are top fermented, yet have the same delicate body and refreshing nature of lagers brewed with pale malts, save for a slightly more complex fruity character.
Food: Golden ale pairs beautifully with heartier fish, including salmon and tilapia, as well as grilled chicken and roasted lamb.
Recommended Glassware: Pilsner Glass or Flute Glass
Original Gravity (OG): 1.033 – 1.056
Final Gravity (FG): 1.006 – 1.016
Alcohol Content (ABV): 3.0 – 5.0%
Bitterness (IBU): 15 – 35
Color (SRM): 4 – 12º L
Ideal Serving Temperature: 42 – 46º F