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Belgian IPA

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 - 101 to 150 (out of 1023) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Hads > Bros
ThoprockBoom Island Brewing Company8.003.7173-
Emergent White IPABoulder Beer / Wilderness Pub6.103.671-
CocodrieBayou Teche Brewery8.003.8770-
Alvinne Extra RestyledPicobrouwerij Alvinne7.003.7268-
Buffalo Belgian BitterBrouwerij Van den Bossche8.503.6666-
Electric IndiaBrewDog6.503.6666-
CamelopardalisWeyerbacher Brewing Co.10.204.0966-
Sans FrontièreTo Øl7.003.8766-
B-Sides Brewing: Gigantic La FormidableBeau's All Natural Brewing Company6.903.8166-
BelgoradoWynkoop Brewing Company6.703.6266-
Sidepipin'Hoof Hearted Brewing8.304.0266-
Short's Dolly DaggerShort's Brewing Company7.403.9365-
FunkhausOxbow Brewing Company7.504.0764-
Naughty Girl Blonde India Pale AleNew Albanian Brewing Company - Pizzeria and Public House6.003.686093
Buffalo Hump 1840Freetail Brewing Company6.303.9360-
Heavy Machinery Belgian IPAAustin Beerworks9.503.875883
ExtaseBrouwerij De Dochter van de Korenaar8.503.9657-
We'll Do It Live!!Hoof Hearted Brewing8.504.0857-
Waffle StomperBurley Oak Brewery7.504.1257-
't Smisje IPA+Brouwerij Smisje10.003.9257-
Pale DeathDouble Mountain Brewery & Taproom9.303.956-
Bitter TruthBrouwerij Het Alternatief10.003.8756-
DesirousPenrose Brewing6.203.7655-
Great Lakes Audrey HopburnGreat Lakes Brewery6.203.8955-
Death ValleyBrasseurs R.J.8.003.7355-
NeverwhereModern Times Beer7.003.9353-
IPA BelgeBrasserie Dunham6.503.753-
FiddlesticksBuckleDown Brewing6.203.9252-
American MonasticClown Shoes8.504.0952-
Mastodon Mother PuncherMikkeller ApS6.604.0451-
American-Belgo Style IPARock Art Brewery7.503.7351-
Cellar 3: Oculus SauvageGreen Flash Brewing Co.10.103.9250-
Belgian Titan IPAGreat Divide Brewing Company ? 3.8350-
Meer KoebelBuffalo Bayou Brewing Co9.104.0549-
ZestigBrouwerij De Landtsheer NV10.003.9549-
Catherine WheelBellwoods Brewery7.204.0348-
Imperial French-Style AleLavery Brewing Company11.503.7347-
IPARiver North Brewery6.003.6347-
Growing PowerLakefront Brewery, Inc.6.703.745-
Project MayhemOdd Side Ales6.003.7643-
TenaciousThomas Hooker Brewing Company6.503.843-
LucyColumbus Brewing Company9.004.2242-
Crime PassionnelBrouwerij De Dochter van de Korenaar7.50442-
Monk IPAInlet Brewing Co. ? 3.2641-
Mill Street Belgian Cherry IPAMill Street Brew Pub7.003.3841-
't Gaverhopke / Tired Hands Bitter Sweet SymphonyBrouwerij 't Gaverhopke7.803.9640-
Blue Reserve HommelbierBlue Mountain Brewery7.003.6940-
AnostekeLa Brasserie du Pays Flamand8.003.540-
Groupe G Belgian RyePAHeadlands Brewing Co.6.503.4740-
Hop VerdommeBrouwerij Kerkom7.003.4438-
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