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Pale Ale Beer Calories

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Shannon Marks started her journalism career in 1994. She was a reporter at the "Beachcomber" in Rehoboth Beach, Del., and contributed to "Philadelphia Weekly." Marks also served as a research editor, reporter and contributing writer at lifestyle, travel and entertainment magazines in New York City. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in literature from Temple University.
Pale Ale Beer Calories
Traditionally, a pale ale is an amber-colored beer made with a lot of hops.

Pale ale, also known as Indian Pale Ale or IPA, refers to an amber-colored beer that is brewed with pale malt. Pale ale originated in Britain and is known for its crisp, hoppy texture. It typically has about 3.5 to more than 6 percent alcohol per volume.

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Big Sky Brewing

Big Sky Brewing produces a pale ale called Big Sky I.P.A. that has 195 calories in a 12 oz serving. Scape Goat pale ale also by Big Sky contains 163 calories per serving.

Deschutes Brewery

Inversion IPA, a year-round brew by Deschutes Brewery, has 228 calories in a 12 oz serving. Inversion IPA has won championship medals in Australia and in international contests.

Samuel Adams

The Boston Beer Company, a small, independent brewer, produces Samuel Adams craft beers. Latitude 48 IPA is a deep-copper colored beer with 6 percent alcohol per volume. It contains 200 calories per 12 oz bottle.

Flying Dog Brewery

Flying Dog Brewery, established in 1990 by two friends, brews Snake Dog Indian Pale Ale, a medium-colored, dry beer with 7.1 percent alcohol per volume. It contains 188 calories per 12 oz serving.

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