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Belgian Strong Dark Ale

On the same path as the Belgian Dark Ale but obviously higher in alcohol with more of an all around character. The alcohol character can be deceivingly hidden or can be very bold and in your face. Look for lots of complexity within a delicate palate. Hop and malt character can vary, most are fruity and may have mild dark malt flavors. Phenols will range from minimal to high and most will be light on the hops. All in all most are spicy and alcoholic.

Average alcohol by volume (abv) range: 7.0-15.0%   [ ? ] 

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Name Brewery ABV rAvg Revs Bros
Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue)Bières de Chimay S.A.9.004.36,36290
Trappistes Rochefort 8Brasserie de Rochefort9.204.334,210100
Trois PistolesUnibroue9.004.234,158100
Raison D'ÊtreDogfish Head Brewery8.003.664,07973
Gulden Draak (Dark Triple)Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.10.504.233,08998
Tröegs Mad ElfTröegs Brewing Company11.003.862,96785
Brother TheloniousNorth Coast Brewing Co.9.403.782,34875
Delirium NocturnumBrouwerij Huyghe8.504.012,24794
Allagash BlackAllagash Brewing Company7.504.042,02692
La TerribleUnibroue10.504.171,868-
Delirium NoëlBrouwerij Huyghe10.003.871,53480
Cuvée Van De Keizer Blauw (Blue)Brouwerij Het Anker11.004.311,493-
Collaboration Not Litigation AleAvery Brewing Company8.723.911,322-
Brooklyn Local 2Brooklyn Brewery9.004.051,183-
Hell Hath No Fury AleBell's Brewery, Inc.7.703.771,121-
Monk's Blood21st Amendment Brewery8.303.811,119-
The Beast Grand CruAvery Brewing Company16.833.851,056-
SalvationRussian River Brewing Company9.004.09972-
Allagash OdysseyAllagash Brewing Company10.404.26938100
Corsendonk Christmas AleBrouwerij Corsendonk8.504.1688898
McChouffeBrasserie d'Achouffe8.003.9886589
Noel De CalabazaJolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales9.004.03854-
Unibroue 17 Grande RéserveUnibroue10.004.21848-
Ommegang Adoration AleBrewery Ommegang10.004.09819-
N'Ice ChouffeBrasserie d'Achouffe10.004.0881194
Samuel Adams Thirteenth Hour Stout (Barrel Room Collection)Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)9.003.72810-
NostradamusBrasserie Caracole9.004.0676791
De Dolle OerbierBrouwerij De Dolle Brouwers9.504.19749100
10 CommandmentsThe Lost Abbey10.003.9374090
Bush De NoëlBrasserie Dubuisson Frères sprl12.004.0370599
AleSmith Grand Cru AleAleSmith Brewing Company10.004.0569696
Gouden Carolus Noël / ChristmasBrouwerij Het Anker10.003.9668670
Gouden Carolus ClassicBrouwerij Het Anker8.504.1167085
Abbaye Des Rocs Grand Cru Belgian Special BrownBrasserie de l'Abbaye des Rocs s.a.9.004.22650-
Allagash Grand CruAllagash Brewing Company7.204.0963092
Hitachino Nest Extra High (XH)Kiuchi Brewery8.003.77585-
Art Of DarknessBrewery Ommegang8.903.96566-
Affligem NoëlBrouwerij De Smedt / Brouwerij Affligem9.004.0852992
6 Geese-A-LayingThe Bruery11.503.7643280
Brasserie Des Rocs Triple ImpérialeBrasserie de l'Abbaye des Rocs s.a.10.004.19424-
Abbaye Des Rocs [Brasserie Des Rocs Brune]Brasserie de l'Abbaye des Rocs s.a.9.004.23405-
Green Flash Grand CruGreen Flash Brewing Co.9.103.79402-
Heavy Seas - Holy Sheet (Über Abbey Ale)Heavy Seas Beer9.003.6740192
Achel Trappist ExtraBrouwerij der St. Benedictusabdij de Achelse9.504.29398-
Allagash Bourbon Barrel BlackAllagash Brewing Company9.204.14380-
Anniversary Strong AleNew Glarus Brewing Company7.003.98355-
GregoriusStift Engelszell9.703.82346-
FolkloreStillwater Artisanal Ales8.403.86321-
Lips Of Faith - Grand Cru Abbey AleNew Belgium Brewing9.503.9931794
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