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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 - 151 to 200 (out of 2353) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Hads > Bros
CrAbbey AleVictory Brewing Company - Downingtown5.203.6952-
Abbaye De Floreffe BlondeBrasserie Lefèbvre SA6.303.6251-
Valeir BlondBrouwerij Contreras6.503.845184
Celestial Blonde AleOld Forge Brewing Company7.003.6451-
Hup! Hup! Hup!Other Half Brewing Co.5.504.0249-
Petite OrvalBrasserie d'Orval S.A.3.504.154898
JennekeRivertown Brewing Co.6.103.3148-
Saint Hubbins AbbeyHigh & Mighty Beer Co.6.503.4448-
Belgian Summer AleHangar 24 Brewery5.803.4347-
Cortez GoldMission Brewery5.003.4447-
De Koninck BlondBrouwerij De Koninck NV6.003.4947-
Spécial De RyckBrouwerij De Ryck5.503.114771
Vinalia UrbanaHardywood Park Craft Brewery9.003.8146-
Kasteel HoppyBrouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V.6.503.2546-
Toccalmatto/Prairie Ales Okie MatildaBirra Toccalmatto6.203.9345-
Palm Hop SelectBrouwerij Palm NV6.003.6445-
CruxMonkish Brewing Co.5.403.5845-
Malheur 6°Brouwerij De Landtsheer NV6.003.745-
Wendelinus BlondeBrasserie Meteor6.803.434572
La Gauloise BlondeBrasserie Du Bocq6.303.5545-
Gouyasse TraditionBrasserie Des Légendes6.003.8144-
Biere D'Abbaye LacuBrasserie Lacu6.303.7544-
WandelpadBlock 15 Brewery & Restaurant6.403.943-
Morning DewCambridge Brewing Company5.504.1343-
Beach Bum JoeMispillion River Brewing6.403.7943-
Hyena!3 Floyds Brewing Co.6.003.8842-
Golden OxOld Ox Brewery6.503.6142-
White AleRock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery5.303.1342-
Struise Kloeke BlondeDe Struise Brouwers6.003.9941-
Palm DobbelBrouwerij Palm NV6.003.284150
Belgo-APABrickStone Restaurant & Brewery6.252.8641-
MotuechaDe Struise Brouwers5.003.6440-
Chouffe SoleilBrasserie d'Achouffe6.003.6240-
1787 Abbey SingleNew Jersey Beer Company4.803.1139-
Jade (Biere Biologique)Brasserie Castelain4.603.6539-
Andelot Cuvee EuphoriqueDe Proefbrouwerij (bvba Andelot)6.503.8438-
Solitude (Abbey Ale: Belgian Amber Ale)Brewery Vivant6.503.4738-
HairbangerBauhaus Brew Labs5.503.9138-
Eisenbahn Pale AleCervejaria Sudbrack Ltda4.803.8938-
Day Trip (Extra Hoppy Golden Ale)Enlightenment Ales4.703.8438-
Gandavum Dry HoppingDe Proefbrouwerij (bvba Andelot)7.503.9637-
Belgian Pale AleIron Hill Brewery & Restaurant5.003.7337-
Pallet Jack Pale AleOtto's Pub and Brewery6.103.8937-
The Bold Belgian Pale AleDead Frog Brewing5.003.6736-
Legado De YusteGrupo Cruzcampo SA6.502.7435-
Gruut BlondGentse Stadsbrouwerij5.503.6835-
Triporteur From HeavenBrouwerij Anders6.203.7235-
Summer BlondeSouthampton Publick House5.003.6735-
Oscar's Pardon Dry-Hopped Belgian Pale AleHaymarket Pub & Brewery4.503.5935-
Summer Belgian-Style Blonde AleChoc Beer Co. / Pete's Place5.503.6535-
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