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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 1246) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Hads > Bros
DuvelBrouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV8.504.287,628100
Delirium TremensBrouwerij Huyghe8.504.085,46090
MatildaGoose Island Beer Co.7.003.984,59798
DamnationRussian River Brewing Company7.754.123,689-
PranqsterNorth Coast Brewing Co.7.603.993,263100
Don De DieuUnibroue9.004.132,76294
La ChouffeBrasserie d'Achouffe8.004.162,38799
PiraatBrouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.10.504.042,34394
Brooklyn Local 1Brooklyn Brewery9.004.092,015100
MischiefThe Bruery8.504.011,742-
Pauwel KwakBrouwerij Bosteels8.403.751,64872
GnomegangBrewery Ommegang9.504.091,40689
SalvationAvery Brewing Company9.003.821,042-
De Dolle Stille NachtBrouwerij De Dolle Brouwers12.004.12998100
AleSmith Horny DevilAleSmith Brewing Company10.004.03954100
Allagash Confluence AleAllagash Brewing Company7.504.0288692
668 Neighbor Of The BeastNew England Brewing Co.7.803.95881-
Inferno AleThe Lost Abbey8.504.01773-
Faithfull AleDogfish Head Craft Brewery7.003.38719-
Hades AleGreat Divide Brewing Company7.803.6971994
La Trappe Isid'orBierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.7.503.98693-
Hitachino Nest Red Rice AleKiuchi Brewery7.003.6467392
Bush AmbréeBrasserie Dubuisson Frères sprl12.003.8464891
De Dolle ArabierBrouwerij De Dolle Brouwers8.004.0562497
Reinaert Flemish Wild AleDe Proefbrouwerij (bvba Andelot)9.003.89604100
Grand Cru Winter ReserveFlying Fish Brewing Company7.203.67548-
As FollowsStillwater Artisanal Ales9.004.1516-
Moinette BlondBrasserie Dupont sprl8.504.16512100
LuciferBrouwerij Het Anker8.003.81493-
De Dolle BoskeunBrouwerij De Dolle Brouwers10.004.14487100
Allagash Victoria AleAllagash Brewing Company9.003.94472-
Allagash Victor AleAllagash Brewing Company9.003.87461-
BelzebuthBrasserie Grain d' Orge (Brasserie Jeanne d'Arc SA)13.003.4246187
Struise TsjeesesDe Struise Brouwers10.004.01439-
De Ranke Père NoëlBrouwerij De Ranke7.003.81426-
Juli Goldenberg/Monkey Paw/Stone 24 Carrot Golden AleStone Brewing Co.8.503.742280
It's Alive!Mikkeller ApS8.003.74405-
Southampton Grand CruSouthampton Publick House9.504.21397-
SaxoBrasserie Caracole8.003.9138889
Malheur 10°Brouwerij De Landtsheer NV10.003.99386-
Brewer's Art Beazly Golden AleThe Brewer's Art7.304.02385100
Barbãr (Belgian Honey Ale)Brasserie Lefèbvre SA8.003.8637497
Local SpeciesBlue Mountain Brewery6.603.72363-
Hoegaarden Grand CruBrouwerij van Hoegaarden8.50435197
Melange A Trois - Reserve Series Aged In French Oak Chardonnay BarrelsNebraska Brewing Company11.304.1935090
La GuillotineBrouwerij Huyghe8.503.9234094
Alpha Kong3 Floyds Brewing Co.10.503.98337-
Trader Joe's Providential Golden AleTrader Joe's Brewing Company7.503.9335-
La SeigneurialeUnibroue7.503.91331-
Brainless On Cherries Belgian-Style Ale (Batch 5+)Epic Brewing Company10.103.35326-
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