pale ale
noun Date: 1708 a usually medium-colored very dry heavily hopped ale

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  • pale-ale — [ pɛlɛl ] n. f. • 1856; mot angl. ♦ Bière anglaise blonde, ale claire. Des pale ales. ● pale ale nom féminin (anglais pale ale) Ale de couleur blond clair. ⇒PALE ALE, subst. fém. Bière anglaise blonde, très légère. Sur chaque vitrine on lit (...) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Pale Ale — [ peɪl eɪl], das; , (Sorten:) [engl. pale ale, aus: pale = blass, bleich u. ale, ↑Ale]: helles englisches obergäriges Bier …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Pale Ale — [ peil eil] das; <aus gleichbed. engl. pale ale zu pale »blass« u. ale (vgl. ↑Ale)> helles (engl.) Bier …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • pale ale — noun uncount a type of light colored beer a. count a glass of pale ale …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Pale Ale — (engl., spr. pēl ël, »blasses Ale«), s. Bier, S. 846 …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Pale Ale — (engl., spr. pehl ehl), helles Ale (s.d.) …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • pale ale — n [U and C] BrE old fashioned a type of light coloured beer that is sold in bottles …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Pale Ale — [ pe:l e:l ], das; [s], [s] <englisch> (helles englisches Bier) …   Die deutsche Rechtschreibung

  • Pale ale — A glass of bitter, a form of pale ale Pale ale is a beer which uses a warm fermentation[1] and predominantly pale malt. It is one of the world s major beer styles. The higher proportion of pale malts results in a lighter colour.[2] …   Wikipedia

  • pale ale — noun an amber colored ale brewed with pale malts; similar to bitter but drier and lighter • Regions: ↑United Kingdom, ↑UK, ↑U.K., ↑Britain, ↑United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, ↑Great Britain • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • pale ale — UK / US noun Word forms pale ale : singular pale ale plural pale ales a) [uncountable] a type of light coloured beer b) [countable] a glass of pale ale …   English dictionary

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