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Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Like a Belgian Pale Ale, the strong versions will also be pale to golden in color. What sets them apart is a much higher alcohol content that can range from hidden to spicy to devastatingly present. Expect a complex and powerful ale, yet delicate with rounded flavors and big, billowy, rocky, white head. Hop and malt character can vary, most are fruity and quite hoppy, but hop flavor and aroma will generally be within the low range and artfully balanced.

Duvel is the quintessential example of this style, and many others have tried to imitate it with similar references to the devil.

Average alcohol by volume (abv) range: 7.0-12.0%   [ ? ] 

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Style Examples - 1 to 50 (out of 1131) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Hads > Bros
DuvelBrouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV8.504.287,432100
Delirium TremensBrouwerij Huyghe8.504.085,29190
MatildaGoose Island Beer Co.7.003.984,48698
DamnationRussian River Brewing Company7.754.123,590-
PranqsterNorth Coast Brewing Co.7.603.993,171100
Don De DieuUnibroue9.004.132,69594
La ChouffeBrasserie d'Achouffe8.004.162,31699
PiraatBrouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.10.504.042,28494
Brooklyn Local 1Brooklyn Brewery9.004.091,984100
MischiefThe Bruery8.504.011,691-
Pauwel KwakBrouwerij Bosteels8.403.751,58972
GnomegangBrewery Ommegang9.504.11,35389
SalvationAvery Brewing Company9.003.821,021-
De Dolle Stille NachtBrouwerij De Dolle Brouwers12.004.12946100
AleSmith Horny DevilAleSmith Brewing Company10.004.03930100
Allagash Confluence AleAllagash Brewing Company7.504.0385292
668 Neighbor Of The BeastNew England Brewing Co.7.803.95849-
Inferno AleThe Lost Abbey8.504.01759-
Hades AleGreat Divide Brewing Company7.803.6971594
Faithfull AleDogfish Head Brewery7.003.37713-
La Trappe Isid'orBierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.7.503.97667-
Hitachino Nest Red Rice AleKiuchi Brewery7.003.6465592
Bush AmbréeBrasserie Dubuisson Frères sprl12.003.8363591
De Dolle ArabierBrouwerij De Dolle Brouwers8.004.0560397
Reinaert Flemish Wild AleDe Proefbrouwerij (bvba Andelot)9.003.89592100
Grand Cru Winter ReserveFlying Fish Brewing Company7.203.67508-
Moinette BlondBrasserie Dupont sprl8.504.16500100
As FollowsStillwater Artisanal Ales9.004.12494-
LuciferBrouwerij Het Anker8.003.82477-
De Dolle BoskeunBrouwerij De Dolle Brouwers10.004.14474100
Allagash Victoria AleAllagash Brewing Company9.003.94465-
BelzebuthBrasserie Grain d' Orge (Brasserie Jeanne d'Arc SA)13.003.4245587
Allagash Victor AleAllagash Brewing Company9.003.87452-
Struise TsjeesesDe Struise Brouwers10.004.01425-
De Ranke Père NoëlBrouwerij De Ranke7.003.81395-
It's Alive!Mikkeller ApS8.003.74393-
Southampton Grand CruSouthampton Publick House9.504.21390-
Malheur 10°Brouwerij De Landtsheer NV10.003.99378-
SaxoBrasserie Caracole8.003.9137689
Brewer's Art Beazly AleThe Brewer's Art7.254.02372100
Barbãr (Belgian Honey Ale)Brasserie Lefèbvre SA8.003.8735697
Local SpeciesBlue Mountain Brewery6.603.72353-
Hoegaarden Grand CruBrouwerij van Hoegaarden8.50434197
La SeigneurialeUnibroue7.503.91330-
Melange A Trois - Reserve Series Aged In French Oak Chardonnay BarrelsNebraska Brewing Company10.004.1932190
La GuillotineBrouwerij Huyghe8.503.931994
Cuvée Van De Keizer Rood (Red)Brouwerij Het Anker10.004.02317-
AbigaleSixpoint Brewery8.003.93316-
Lips Of Faith - Super CruNew Belgium Brewing10.003.431480
Brainless On Cherries Belgian-Style Ale (Batch 5+)Epic Brewing Company10.103.36313-
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