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Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Description:
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 1009) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV rAvg Revs Bros
DuvelBrouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV8.504.266,398100
Delirium TremensBrouwerij Huyghe8.504.134,29390
MatildaGoose Island Beer Co.7.004.033,65899
DamnationRussian River Brewing Company7.754.122,970-
PranqsterNorth Coast Brewing Co.7.604.032,613100
Don De DieuUnibroue9.004.152,35195
Piraat AleBrouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.10.504.071,92895
La ChouffeBrasserie d'Achouffe8.004.211,86799
Brooklyn Local 1Brooklyn Brewery9.004.131,744100
MischiefThe Bruery8.5041,396-
Pauwel KwakBrouwerij Bosteels8.403.771,30671
GnomegangBrewery Ommegang9.504.11,03290
SalvationAvery Brewing Company9.003.83908-
De Dolle Stille NachtBrouwerij De Dolle Brouwers12.004.17799100
AleSmith Horny DevilAleSmith Brewing Company10.004.04768100
Faithfull AleDogfish Head Brewery7.003.38689-
Hades AleGreat Divide Brewing Company7.803.7368594
Allagash Confluence AleAllagash Brewing Company7.504.0467692
668 Neighbor Of The BeastNew England Brewing Co.9.003.98672-
Inferno AleThe Lost Abbey9.004.03654-
Bush AmbréeBrasserie Dubuisson Frères sprl12.003.8757091
Hitachino Nest Red Rice AleKiuchi Brewery7.003.754592
La Trappe Isid'orBierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.7.503.99543-
De Dolle ArabierBrouwerij De Dolle Brouwers8.004.0851697
Reinaert Flemish Wild AleDe Proefbrouwerij (bvba Andelot)9.003.9498100
Moinette BlondBrasserie Dupont sprl8.504.2434100
Grand Cru Winter ReserveFlying Fish Brewing Company7.203.63432-
BelzebuthBrasserie Grain d' Orge (Brasserie Jeanne d'Arc SA)13.003.4141587
De Dolle BoskeunBrouwerij De Dolle Brouwers10.004.18396100
LuciferBrouwerij Het Anker8.003.8394-
Struise TsjeesesDe Struise Brouwers10.004.01381-
As FollowsStillwater Artisanal Ales9.004.1374-
Grand CruNorth Coast Brewing Co.12.903.63373-
Allagash Victor AleAllagash Brewing Company9.003.89367-
Southampton Grand CruSouthampton Publick House9.504.23364-
Allagash Victoria AleAllagash Brewing Company9.003.92361-
Lips Of Faith - PaardebloemNew Belgium Brewing9.003.58357-
Malheur 10°Brouwerij De Landtsheer NV10.003.97338-
De Ranke Père NoëlBrouwerij De Ranke7.003.8337-
It's Alive!Mikkeller ApS8.003.71331-
SaxoBrasserie Caracole8.003.9133089
Brewer's Art Beazly AleThe Brewer's Art7.254.02314100
La SeigneurialeUnibroue7.503.91313-
Lips Of Faith - Super CruNew Belgium Brewing10.003.4230680
Hoegaarden Grand CruBrouwerij van Hoegaarden8.504.0228597
De Proef Reserve Signature Ale (w/ Tomme Arthur)De Proefbrouwerij (bvba Andelot)8.504.1283-
Barbãr (Belgian Honey Ale)Brasserie Lefèbvre SA8.003.9228198
Quatre-Centième Brassin CommémoratifUnibroue7.503.927874
Cuvée Van De Keizer Rood (Red)Brouwerij Het Anker10.004.06273-
Local SpeciesBlue Mountain Brewery6.603.77266-
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