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Belgian IPA

Description:
Inspired by the American India Pale Ale (IPA) and Double IPA, more and more Belgian brewers are brewing hoppy pale colored ales for the US market (like Chouffe & Urthel), and there's been an increase of Belgian IPAs being brewed by American brewers. Generally, Belgian IPAs are considered too hoppy by Belgian beer drinkers.

Various malts are used, but the beers of the style are finished with Belgian yeast strains (bottle-conditioned) and the hops employed tend to be American. You'll generally find a cleaner bitterness vs. American styles, and a pronounced dry edge (very Belgian), often akin to an IPA crossed with a Belgian Tripel. Alcohol by volume is on the high side. Many examples are quite cloudy, and feature tight lacing, excellent retention, and fantastic billowy heads that mesmerize (thanks, in part, to the hops).

Belgian IPA is still very much a style in development.

Average alcohol by volume (abv) range: 6.0-12.0%   [ ? ] 

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Style Examples - 1 to 50 (out of 968) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Hads > Bros
Raging Bitch Belgian-Style IPAFlying Dog Brewery8.303.953,77673
A Little Sumpin' WildLagunitas Brewing Company8.804.13,52891
Stone Cali-Belgique IPAStone Brewing Co.6.903.993,242-
Houblon Chouffe Dobbelen IPA TripelBrasserie d'Achouffe9.004.22,56597
Green Flash Le FreakGreen Flash Brewing Co.9.204.032,328-
Chainbreaker White IPADeschutes Brewery5.503.742,04584
AccumulationNew Belgium Brewing6.203.741,78585
Tramp StampClown Shoes7.003.891,356-
Sierra Nevada Snow Wit White IPASierra Nevada Brewing Co.5.703.761,168-
Bitter MonkAnchorage Brewing Company9.004.34959-
De Ranke XX BitterBrouwerij De Ranke6.204.09900100
Galaxy White IPAAnchorage Brewing Company7.004.05894-
Belgo Belgian India Pale AleNew Belgium Brewing7.003.8284388
Urthel Hop-ItDe Leyerth Brouwerijen (Urthel)9.503.94840-
Live A Rich Life3 Floyds Brewing Co.9.504.22819-
Allagash Hugh MaloneAllagash Brewing Company7.803.93796-
Poperings Hommel BierBrouwerij Van Eecke N.V.7.504.0275995
Otter Creek Fresh SliceOtter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's5.503.72741-
Grumpy MonkBoston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)5.703.6568686
BedlamAle Asylum7.404.15682-
Muffin TopClown Shoes10.003.86675-
Terrapin Monk's RevengeTerrapin Beer Company9.603.8267579
The Audacity Of HopsCambridge Brewing Company8.004.04610-
Dernière VolontéBrasserie Dieu du Ciel!7.003.99588100
Gouden Carolus HopsinjoorBrouwerij Het Anker8.004.05559-
Saranac White IPAMatt Brewing Company / Saranac Brewery6.003.7655885
White HatterNew Holland Brewing Company5.503.63555-
Troubadour MagmaBrouwerij De Musketiers9.003.89476-
Why Can't IBUStillwater Artisanal Ales5.703.9469-
Foray Belgian Style IPADeschutes Brewery6.503.94465-
Smuttynose Homunculus (Big Beer Series)Smuttynose Brewing Company9.373.8646590
Triomphe Belgian IPABrewery Vivant6.503.8241590
Harpoon White IPAHarpoon Brewery & Beer Hall6.203.9439990
HopusBrasserie Lefèbvre SA8.303.7334-
Whiplash White IPASweetWater Brewing Company6.303.81330-
New Holland Farmhouse Hatter Belgian IPANew Holland Brewing Company5.073.7530187
Heavy Seas - RiptideHeavy Seas Beer7.253.7530086
Harpoon The Long ThawHarpoon Brewery & Beer Hall6.203.83299-
Piraat Triple HopBrouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.10.503.9229590
Dominus Vobiscum LupulusMicrobrasserie Charlevoix10.004.25254-
Tree Bucket Double IPABrewery Vivant9.303.9525186
HopAnomaly - Reserve Series Aged In French Oak Chardonnay BarrelsNebraska Brewing Company10.604.125194
Kuhnhenn Simcoe SillyKuhnhenn Brewing Company9.003.8424976
Blue Point White IPABlue Point Brewing Company6.003.87232-
Hoppy Daze IPACoronado Brewing Company9.003.81219-
Brainless IPA Belgian-Style India Pale AleEpic Brewing Company6.303.92206-
Pan Galactic Gargle BlasterShort's Brewing Company8.404206-
Bourbon DIPAHardywood Park Craft Brewery9.404.07203-
Hop WranglerPeace Tree Brewing Co.6.253.76191-
Lakewood Hop TrappLakewood Brewing Company6.403.62186-
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