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Belgian Pale Ale

Belgian Pales consume the Belgian brewing scene, and were initially brewed to compete with Pilseners during the WWII time frame. They differ from other regional Pale Ale varieties, by traditionally being less bitter, using aged hops for a delicate hop finish, and boasting sweetish to toasty malt overtones. They should be decanted properly, leaving the yeast in the bottle. This will showcase their brilliant color range from pale straw yellow to amber hues. Most will be crowned with thick, clinging, rocky white heads. Flavors and aromas will vary. Some have natural spice characters from yeast and hops, while others are spiced.

There's a recent growing trend to make much more "hoppy" Pale Ales, to entice the US market and its hopheads. See De Ranke XX Bitter.

Average alcohol by volume (abv) range: 4.0-7.0%   [ ? ] 

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Style Examples - 101 to 150 (out of 2352) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Hads > Bros
Single IntentThree Taverns Craft Brewery5.003.73100-
Belgian Congo Pale AleDevils Backbone Brewing Company6.803.8100-
Westmalle Trappist ExtraBrouwerij Westmalle4.803.9999-
Årh HvadMikkeller ApS7.603.7998-
FictionRhinegeist Brewery6.003.7497-
PandoraIdle Hands Craft Ales6.003.729587
The Brewer's Art Presents Birdhouse Pale AleThe Brewer's Art5.003.8594-
Golden State AleUncommon Brewers6.403.559283
AMA BiondaAmarcord Birra Artigianale Italiana6.003.6690-
Josef Belgian Blonde AleBrouwerij Martens NV6.003.2289-
La Trappe PuurBierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.4.703.598690
Golden Fleece BPAQuest Brewing Co.4.503.7285-
Side TripNew Belgium Brewing6.003.8685-
Sho' NuffAgainst The Grain Brewery & Smokehouse4.903.4684-
Ginger Man AleCaptain Lawrence Brewing Co.5.753.6779-
Brussels CallingBrasserie de la Senne6.00475-
Via Cordis Abbey BlondeTwo Roads Brewing Company5.203.757586
Proto GradusPenrose Brewing4.003.6373-
OublietteSolemn Oath Brewery6.003.8173-
Triporteur From HeavenB.O.M. Brewery6.203.9772-
BottleTree Belgian BlondeBottleTree Beer Co.5.003.572-
La Binchoise Blonde TraditionBrasserie La Binchoise (Malterie des Remparts)6.503.837099
Tongerlo 6 Dubbel BlondBrouwerij Haacht NV6.003.470-
Wolf 7Brouwerij Wolf7.403.9565-
Mad BelgianMad River Brewing Company6.503.464-
Eisenbahn S.A.P.A. (South American Pale Ale)Cervejaria Sudbrack Ltda5.103.3563-
R&D 2015 Golden AleNew Glarus Brewing Company6.004.362-
Black Diamond Free Style Belgian Blonde AleBlack Diamond Brewing Co.5.203.4762-
Stanley Park 1897 AmberStanley Park Brewery5.103.3260-
Collaboration Series: Fourthmeal Hoppy Belgian-Style AleThe Bruery6.903.9959-
Jopen HoppenbierJopen Bier BV Haarlem6.803.7159-
SilviusBoom Island Brewing Company5.503.4558-
PatriarchIdle Hands Craft Ales5.803.9358-
Paddle Break BlondeBent Paddle Brewing Co.6.003.8758-
Arbor Brewing Bollywood BlondeArbor Brewing Company5.803.4658-
Sunshine And HoppinessDrop-In Brewing Company5.103.7358-
FlacatouneMicrobrasserie Charlevoix7.003.8857-
NoblesseBrouwerij De Dochter van de Korenaar5.503.6757-
Steenbrugge BlondBrouwerij Palm NV6.503.6456-
Allagash Sixteen CountiesAllagash Brewing Company6.204.156-
Van De VeldeAle Syndicate6.403.5556-
Allagash Speciale Blonde AleAllagash Brewing Company5.503.9255-
Newlin's Original Belgian Oatmeal PaleHaw River Farmhouse Ales5.404.0454-
Golden OneAnthem Brewing Company6.803.3654-
Kuka - BlondeAndean Brewing Company6.503.2353-
't Smisje BlondBrouwerij Smisje6.003.1753-
Brunehaut BlondeBrasserie De Brunehaut6.503.465376
Palm ExportBrouwerij Palm NV5.403.353-
Belgian Pale AleThe Bronx Brewery6.703.775386
Mons Abbey BlondeBrasserie Belgh Brasse7.003.85384
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