Originally Posted by kaz4121
. . . a northwest pale ale?
I've been searching the forum and the internet for a general idea. Does this style actually exist (not a BJCP style of course) or is it just a marketing scheme by some of those northwest breweries (Rogue, Deschutes)? If it does exist, what qualifies a pale ale as "northwest"?
Probably a pretentious marketing ploy by the breweries in the Washington/Oregon area to set themselves aside from breweries from the rest of the country?
In all honesty though, it's probably an aggressively hopped grapefruit bomb, which I usually find delicious.