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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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Style Examples - 51 to 100 (out of 1712) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV rAvg Revs Bros
Hell's BelleBig Boss Brewing7.003.53228-
Troubadour Blond AleBrouwerij De Musketiers6.503.99222100
Kasteel BlondBrouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V.7.003.9119396
It's Alright!Mikkeller ApS4.503.02192-
Petrus BlondDe Brabandere6.603.5187-
Lips Of Faith - Le Fleur Misseur?New Belgium Brewing6.503.74174-
ZinnebirBrasserie de la Senne6.003.97169-
Allagash House BeerAllagash Brewing Company4.503.9516995
Beer Camp Across America Myron's WalkSierra Nevada Brewing Co.5.303.57166-
White Birch Belgian Style Pale AleWhite Birch Brewing6.403.53164-
Fleur De LehighPhiladelphia Brewing Company4.503.34164-
Bière Du Boucanier RedBrouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.7.003.81159-
Val-Dieu BlondBrasserie de l'Abbaye du Val-Dieu6.003.8615496
Saranac Belgian Pale AleMatt Brewing Company5.403.36150-
Beer Table - Table BeerStillwater Artisanal Ales4.703.9148-
Flemish KissThe Commons Brewery6.503.91147-
Extra Pale AleAlmanac Beer Co.6.003.5145-
MagnificoPretty Things Beer & Ale Project3.403.73144-
Flat Earth Belgian-Style Pale AleFlat Earth Brewing Company5.203.75135-
Schlafly Belgian Golden AleThe Schlafly Tap Room7.003.71135-
Monks' AleAbbey Beverage Company (Monastery of Christ in the Desert)5.103.47133-
Antigoon By Robert WiedmaierBrouwerij De Musketiers6.804.0113190
Icon Series: Belgian-Style Pale AleSaint Arnold Brewing Company6.003.42127-
X-Mas ZinnebirBrasserie de la Senne6.503.77125-
MarisolGoose Island Beer Co.6.103.91125-
DoréeBières de Chimay S.A.4.803.79124-
Summit Meridian Session AleSummit Brewing Company4.503.74124-
Harpoon 100 Barrel Series #46 - Hoppy Belgian Style BlondeHarpoon Brewery & Beer Hall6.503.6412185
The HarlotSociete Brewing Co.6.403.8120-
Evil Twin / Sante Adairius Joey PepperEvil Twin Brewing7.003.63120-
HopluiaSpilker Ales6.503.5611786
Allagash BlondeAllagash Brewing Company6.864116-
La Rullés Estivale (Bière De Gaume)Brasserie Artisanale De Rulles SPRL5.203.87116-
Bink BlondBrouwerij Kerkom5.503.8111497
Extra 4Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV4.803.97110-
Belgian Style Pale AleUpslope Brewing Company - Lee Hill7.503.69109-
Jersey Summer Breakfast AleCricket Hill Brewing Co.5.503.44108-
AleSmith Lil' DevilAleSmith Brewing Company5.953.77107-
California AleTelegraph Brewing Company6.203.57106-
Saint Druon De Sebourg (French Abbey Ale)Brasserie Duyck6.003.4110562
Kapittel BlondBrouwerij Van Eecke N.V.6.503.62104-
Stone Reason Be DamnedStone Brewing Co.8.203.86103-
Petit ArdennesLost Nation Brewing4.203.9799-
Belgian Congo Pale AleDevils Backbone Brewing Company6.803.7898-
LeonOmnipollo6.503.8595-
Petrus Speciale AleDe Brabandere5.503.2194-
Brooklyn Main Engine StartBrooklyn Brewery6.203.8194-
Triton Sin Bin AleTriton Brewing Company6.203.1692-
DouzeBFM (Brasserie des Franches-Montagnes)6.503.928890
PandoraIdle Hands Craft Ales6.003.698787
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