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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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Name Brewery ABV rAvg Revs Bros
La Binchoise Blonde TraditionBrasserie La Binchoise (Malterie des Remparts)6.503.876399
OublietteSolemn Oath Brewery6.003.5861-
Mad BelgianMad River Brewing Company6.503.3960-
Eisenbahn S.A.P.A. (South American Pale Ale)Cervejaria Sudbrack Ltda5.103.3660-
Single FinKane Brewing Company5.003.8259-
Reason Be DamnedStone Brewing Co.8.003.8458-
BottleTree Belgian BlondeBottleTree Beer Co.5.003.4357-
Gouden ValleiAlpine Beer Company7.294.0356-
AMA BiondaAmarcord Birra Artigianale Italiana6.003.6855-
Evil Twin / Sante Adairius Joey PepperEvil Twin Brewing7.003.7554-
Petit ArdennesLost Nation Brewing4.204.153-
Table For TwoFlying Dog Brewery5.003.545071
't Smisje BlondBrouwerij Smisje6.003.1850-
Single IntentThree Taverns Craft Brewery5.003.8248-
Seef BierAntwerpse Brouw Compagnie N.V.6.503.614880
Saint Hubbins AbbeyHigh & Mighty Beer Co.6.503.4748-
Black Diamond Free Style Belgian Blonde AleBlack Diamond Brewing Co.5.203.4948-
Palm ExportBrouwerij Palm NV5.403.2347-
Diminished SeVIInSurly Brewing Company5.303.8947-
Brooklyn RadiusBrooklyn Brewery4.803.6547-
GremlinThe Bruery6.803.6546-
Belgian Style Pale AleUpslope Brewing Company - Lee Hill7.503.7246-
The RoyaleGigantic Brewing Company6.303.6545-
Pipeworks / 18th St. Brewery BrotherhoodPipeworks Brewing Company4.503.5545-
Straffe Hendrik BlondeBrouwerij Straffe Hendrik / Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan6.003.6344-
NoblesseBrouwerij De Dochter van de Korenaar5.503.6344-
Gran GåsGoose Island Beer Co.6.303.7643-
De Koninck BlondBrouwerij De Koninck NV6.003.5143-
Valeir BlondBrouwerij Contreras6.503.814284
Smuttynose BloomSmuttynose Brewing Company6.503.8242-
Palm RoyaleBrouwerij Palm NV7.503.4942-
Josef Belgian Blonde AleBrouwerij Martens NV6.003.1442-
WendelinusBrasserie Meteor6.803.4441-
Steenbrugge BlondBrouwerij Palm NV6.503.6541-
Very Spéciale Belge (Allagash Collaboration)Brasserie de la Senne5.203.840-
Brussels CallingBrasserie de la Senne6.003.9740-
Band Of Brothers S01E01Brasserie de la Senne4.003.8140-
Spécial De RyckBrouwerij De Ryck5.503.153971
SeaglassNight Shift Brewing4.503.639-
La Trappe PuurBierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.4.703.573990
Celestial Blonde AleOld Forge Brewing Company7.003.5338-
Andelot Cuvee EuphoriqueDe Proefbrouwerij (bvba Andelot)6.503.8138-
Vampire Pale AleBrouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.7.003.1437-
SilviusBoom Island Brewing Company5.503.5137-
Blonde Hunny AleWild Wolf Brewing Company6.803.3637-
Årh HvadMikkeller ApS6.803.7437-
Jade (Biere Biologique)Brasserie Castelain4.603.7136-
Gouyasse TraditionBrasserie Des Légendes6.003.8536-
FlacatouneMicrobrasserie Charlevoix7.003.8436-
Wolf 7Brouwerij Lupus7.403.8735-
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