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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 - 351 to 400 (out of 795) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV rAvg Revs Bros
Low Hangin' FruitUrban Family Public House6.903.857-
Barley's Galaxy 500Smokehouse Brewing Co.7.504.17-
Pale DeathDouble Mountain Brewery & Taproom9.304.127-
Karma FactorYards Brewing Co. ? 3.617-
XXXIV Poperinge Saison IPAWicked Weed Brewing8.0047-
Whiter & Nerdier IPAJustice Brewing7.503.37-
Swamp Head / Twisted Pine Swampy Mountain HighSwamp Head Brewery6.603.937-
Theory And PracticeDC Brau Brewing Co.9.003.976-
St. AlphaManayunk Brewery and Restaurant8.5046-
Birth Of AceLost Rhino Brewing Company8.203.796-
HoplaDe 7de Hemel7.503.996-
Galaxy Belgian IPABarren Hill Tavern & Brewery7.103.826-
SatelliteFlix Brewhouse6.203.696-
La Frappiste Grand Cru 2011Brasserie Des Garrigues7.503.36-
DryadalisMike Hess Brewing - Miramar8.203.666-
Trein WrakTrack 7 Brewing Co.7.803.966-
Cowboy Meets FarmerWestbrook Brewing Co.6.203.976-
Black Oak / Sawdust City / Charlevoix How Do You Say Monkey In Latin?Black Oak Brewing Co.6.803.676-
Belgian IPANorth Brewing Company6.103.696-
Brussels HopsWest Sixth Brewing Company7.003.626-
Freaky Deaky Dutchman (Black Farmhouse IPA)Stubborn Beauty Brewing Company7.003.566-
Fifth DimensionThe Livery9.0046-
Mysterioso #16Kane Brewing Company6.304.036-
CatnipWandering Star Brewing Company7.103.496-
Doctor's Orders PlasmaDoctor's Orders Brewing7.603.726-
Shiny Penny Belgian IPATownsite Brewing8.504.216-
Cuvée Houblonnée III - IPA BelgeÀ La Fût7.203.616-
Fleur Du DiableBroue Pub Brouhaha6.003.486-
Françoise LelièvreMicrobrasserie de l'ile d'Orléans6.503.346-
Amarillo Belgian IPABarren Hill Tavern & Brewery6.803.786-
Professor HopsOdd13 Brewing6.924.036-
Hop ConfessionChurch Brew Works8.804.215-
Papa IpaBrasserie de la Senne7.203.65-
Faux PasOnion Pub & Brewery / Wild Onion Brewing Co.6.503.935-
Brett IPASisyphus Brewing ? 4.015-
Hop MagicJohn Harvard's Brewery & Ale House ? 3.745-
A Stranger In The Alps, French IPABrewery Vivant5.604.055-
Mayflower Belgian IPAMayflower Brewing Company8.003.615-
ALS IPANew Orleans Lager & Ale Brewing Company (NOLA)5.403.585-
Sans Frontière (White Wine Barrel Aged)To Øl7.003.65-
Cali-Belgique Aged In Red Wine BarrelsStone Brewing Co.8.703.755-
Belgian IPAShort's Brewing Company6.003.945-
Eleven IPASweet Mullets Brewing Co.9.003.135-
Le Freak - Kaffir LimeGreen Flash Brewing Co.9.2045-
Springtime In The GalaxyTighthead Brewing Company7.503.865-
Big Ten IPAOtto's Pub and Brewery10.004.025-
Belgian IPAGood Nature Farm Brewery & Tap Room8.003.715-
Gompers Belgian Wheat IPAHaymarket Pub & Brewery7.003.515-
This Machine IPAMarshall Brewing Company7.804.035-
HammerheadNext Door Brewing Company ? 3.755-
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