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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 - 51 to 100 (out of 792) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV rAvg Revs Bros
Hop WranglerPeace Tree Brewing Co.6.253.64163-
GlaucusPipeworks Brewing Company8.004.09163-
Foray Belgian Style IPADeschutes Brewery6.503.91161-
Harpoon The Long ThawHarpoon Brewery & Beer Hall6.203.63155-
MinxGoose Island Beer Co.8.003.93150-
Hop GodNebraska Brewing Company9.003.94148-
White Birch Hooksett AleWhite Birch Brewing7.703.84146-
Gaspar AlePicobrouwerij Alvinne8.003.6314680
Trebuchet Double IPABrewery Vivant9.704.0913688
Allagash Prince TuesdayAllagash Brewing Company8.104.0813590
Brainless IPA Belgian-Style India Pale AleEpic Brewing Company6.303.85133-
MakeweightFurthermore Beer8.503.81132-
DeclarationBacklash Beer Company7.203.7113086
Kuhnhenn AldebaranKuhnhenn Brewing Company10.253.95128-
Butterfly FlashmobSolemn Oath Brewery7.003.91125-
Duvel Tripel Hop 2012 (Citra Hops)Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV9.504.31123-
Terrapin Dr. KrunklesTerrapin Beer Company7.303.6912280
Lakewood Hop TrappLakewood Brewing Company6.403.66120-
Svea IPADe Struise Brouwers7.003.63118-
Hoperation Tripel Cross Belgian IPAPhillips Brewing Company8.003.97114-
Pan Galactic Gargle BlasterShort's Brewing Company7.504.11110-
UprisingIron Fist Brewing Company12.003.89107-
West Side Belgian-Style IPAHarriet Brewing6.504.06106-
Belgo HoptologistKnee Deep Brewing Company9.003.95104-
Shark PantsDe Struise Brouwers9.003.93103-
Illumination (Farmhouse IPA)Enlightenment Ales6.804.06102-
RyevalryBear Republic Brewing Co.8.004.13101-
Bourbon DIPAHardywood Park Craft Brewery9.404100-
Crazy IvanBear Republic Brewing Co.7.303.8198-
Hop Master's Abbey Belgian-Style Double IPAHoppin' Frog Brewery8.503.8596-
Cali-Belgique - Double Dry Hopped (Calypso)Stone Brewing Co.6.903.9395-
A Night In BrusselsThree Taverns Craft Brewery7.503.7895-
Ignis Et FlammaDe Struise Brouwers7.003.991-
HopbloemIthaca Beer Company8.003.9391-
Belgian Coast IPAGreen Flash Brewing Co.7.503.7184-
Stone Cali-Belgique (Red Wine Barrel Aged)Stone Brewing Co.6.903.9883-
Fleur De BelgiqueIthaca Beer Company7.503.8182-
White CapHinterland Brewery Restaurant4.203.6482-
Ov-ralTo Øl10.403.9179-
CitranationNight Shift Brewing9.204.172-
Valeir ExtraBrouwerij Contreras6.503.877090
Alvinne Extra RestyledPicobrouwerij Alvinne7.003.7468-
Ontario Coast IPAThree Heads Brewing7.503.7467-
Yonder CitiesDC Brau Brewing Co.6.704.266795
InfidelSelkirk Abbey Brewing Company8.203.9967-
Mixtape Ale - Winking Lizard Blend Vol. 5Stone Brewing Co.8.003.7467-
Blackball Belgian IPAKarl Strauss Brewing Company8.504.036695
Piraat Triple HopBrouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.10.50466-
Hoppenberg Uncertainty PrincipleRiver North Brewery9.003.866590
DerketoPipeworks Brewing Company10.004.0764-
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