From the description on the Wyeast website (http://www.wyeastlab.com/hb_yeaststrain_detail.cfm?ID=4
), 1028 will impart a dry, crisp, minerally, slightly fruity flavor.
Sounds perfect for a pale ale!
Good luck with the brew, and congrats!
On Deck: Jamil's Vanilla Robust Porter
Fermenting: Orange Blossom Mead
Kegs: Element 56 Pale Ale, Ron's Belgian Blonde, Summer'n Saison, Furloughktoberfest '09, Grateful Pale Ale, Sam Adams Cream Stout Clone, EdWort's Apfelwein