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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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Name Brewery ABV rAvg Revs Bros
Blue Reserve HommelbierBlue Mountain Brewery7.003.5720-
Farmhouse IPAAbandon Brewing Co.6.804.0820-
Belgian IPAIron Hill Brewery & Restaurant8.503.9820-
Robot Bastard!Spring House Brewing Company7.003.620-
Portsmouth White Lightning IPAPortsmouth Brewery6.504.0219-
Super Monk IPASanTan Brewing Co.6.503.9619-
Raging FlemFeral Brewing Co.7.203.9718-
Hop Von Boorian Belgian IPAElliott Bay Brewing Co. ? 3.8918-
Willimantic Dyvyl Hopyard IPAWillimantic Brewing Co.9.604.0318-
Cabinet Of CuriositiesTwo Brothers Brewing Company6.503.7418-
CascadenationNight Shift Brewing8.603.6918-
Burial / Pisgah Cemetery GatesBurial Beer Co.6.703.9218-
Cruisin' For A Brewsin'Lake Effect Brewing Co.7.503.5718-
Belgoo LuppoBrasserie La Binchoise (Malterie des Remparts)6.503.4718-
Strubbe IPABrouwerij Strubbe7.903.221882
Pompous AssOrlando Brewing Partners6.203.4118-
Henry Ford's Girthsome FjordMoon Dog Craft Brewery8.103.817-
SnowblindFernie Brewing Co.7.903.7317-
Groupe G Belgian RyePAHeadlands Brewing Co.7.603.3717-
CrusaderNight Shift Brewing8.503.8817-
India Pale AleBoxcar Brewing Co.7.202.8117-
Houblon RougeBoston Beer Works - Canal Street ? 3.4217-
Abbey IPAVictory Brewing Company7.803.7817-
Hazleton AlienAl's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing7.503.616-
Monk IPAInlet Brewing Co. ? 3.3816-
Royal Farmhouse DIPAUnion Craft Brewing Company8.504.0816-
Vedett Extra Ordinary IPABrouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV6.003.516-
Hoppa SmurfBeachwood BBQ & Brewing7.003.8415-
Opus HumulusFour Quarters Brewing Co.3.903.9115-
Flying HeadbuttAustin Beerworks10.003.9115-
Mare UndarumBarrier Brewing Company5.903.7615-
Terrapin Monk's Revenge Wine BarrelTerrapin Beer Company ? 4.0315-
Flying HippoBlackrocks Brewery9.003.9215-
White ShadowWild Rose Brewery & Taproom6.503.915-
Garrison / Phillips Mash-Up! Belgian IPAGarrison Brewing Company7.003.5314-
One-Two Punch Belgian IPAGranville Island Brewery7.803.414-
OrionHorseheads Brewing Inc.6.903.8914-
MosaicnationNight Shift Brewing8.004.114-
Shart Pants: Another TributeAgainst The Grain Brewery & Smokehouse9.104.1414-
East Side Belgian-style IPAHarriet Brewing6.503.914-
HopdraeckBrouwerij De Troch7.503.8614-
Belgian Tripel IPALost Coast Brewery and Cafe9.503.7413-
Nano-A-NanoThe Beer'd Brewing Co.8.304.0613-
Promiscuou's ApostropheSolemn Oath Brewery4.803.613-
(512) White IPA(512) Brewing Company5.303.8413-
White WolfWild Wolf Brewing Company5.004.0213-
Flying Tanker White IPAVancouver Island Brewery6.803.5413-
Paradise Nines I.P.A. Project - American-Belgo I.P.A.Paradox Beer Company6.903.8713-
Jesus ToastHailstorm Brewing Co.7.503.7413-
Belgian IPATwo Roads Brewing Company7.003.5412-
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