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Belgian Pale Ale

Description:
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
Single IntentThree Taverns Craft Brewery5.003.7476-
Blonde Hunny AleWild Wolf Brewing Company6.803.4875-
OublietteSolemn Oath Brewery6.003.5869-
Proto GradusPenrose Brewing4.003.767-
La Binchoise Blonde TraditionBrasserie La Binchoise (Malterie des Remparts)6.503.856697
Mad BelgianMad River Brewing Company6.503.463-
Josef Belgian Blonde AleBrouwerij Martens NV6.003.1963-
Eisenbahn S.A.P.A. (South American Pale Ale)Cervejaria Sudbrack Ltda5.103.3661-
BottleTree Belgian BlondeBottleTree Beer Co.5.003.4561-
The Brewer's Art Presents Birdhouse Pale AleThe Brewer's Art5.003.861-
Brussels CallingBrasserie de la Senne6.003.9659-
Via Cordis Abbey BlondeTwo Roads Brewing Company5.203.735885
Black Diamond Free Style Belgian Blonde AleBlack Diamond Brewing Co.5.203.4856-
Magic Beaver Belgian-Style Pale AleLickinghole Creek Craft Brewery5.503.7755-
Palm ExportBrouwerij Palm NV5.403.2752-
La Trappe PuurBierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.4.703.585189
Wolf 7Brouwerij Lupus7.403.8551-
't Smisje BlondBrouwerij Smisje6.003.1850-
NoblesseBrouwerij De Dochter van de Korenaar5.503.6449-
Sweet LeifLocal Option6.503.7149-
Pipeworks / 18th St. Brewery BrotherhoodPipeworks Brewing Company4.503.5648-
Arbor Brewing Bollywood BlondeArbor Brewing Company5.803.3548-
Saint Hubbins AbbeyHigh & Mighty Beer Co.6.503.4748-
SilviusBoom Island Brewing Company5.503.5947-
Tongerlo 6 Dubbel BlondBrouwerij Haacht NV6.003.3947-
GremlinThe Bruery6.803.6747-
De Koninck BlondBrouwerij De Koninck NV6.003.5146-
Abbaye De Floreffe BlondeBrasserie Lefèbvre SA6.303.5945-
Steenbrugge BlondBrouwerij Palm NV6.503.5845-
Golden Fleece BPAQuest Brewing Co.4.503.4945-
Valeir BlondBrouwerij Contreras6.503.84583
Celestial Blonde AleOld Forge Brewing Company7.003.5544-
Kuka - BlondeAndean Brewing Company6.503.2643-
Stanley Park 1897 AmberStanley Park Brewery5.103.343-
Nagami EquinoxPipeworks Brewing Company9.003.9343-
WendelinusBrasserie Meteor6.803.4243-
FlacatouneMicrobrasserie Charlevoix7.003.8342-
PatriarchIdle Hands Craft Ales5.803.8541-
SeaglassNight Shift Brewing4.503.6141-
Hyena!Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub6.003.8841-
Brunehaut BlondeBrasserie De Brunehaut6.503.484174
Cold-Pressed Paw Paw BelgianMoody Tongue Brewing Company5.504.3141-
La Gauloise BlondeBrasserie Du Bocq6.303.5541-
Spécial De RyckBrouwerij De Ryck5.503.144170
WandelpadBlock 15 Brewery & Restaurant6.403.6340-
Van De VeldeAle Syndicate6.403.5340-
JennekeRivertown Brewing Co.6.103.2940-
Golden OneAnthem Brewing Company6.803.5739-
Petite OrvalBrasserie d'Orval S.A.3.504.213997
Biere D'Abbaye LacuBrasserie Lacu6.303.8139-
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