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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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Style Examples - 1 to 50 (out of 952) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV rAvg Revs Bros
Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue)Bières de Chimay S.A.9.004.36,96190
Trappistes Rochefort 8Brasserie de Rochefort9.204.324,678100
Trois PistolesUnibroue9.004.234,537100
Raison D'ÊtreDogfish Head Brewery8.003.664,23473
Tröegs Mad ElfTröegs Brewing Company11.003.873,55985
Gulden Draak (Dark Triple)Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.10.504.243,40998
Brother TheloniousNorth Coast Brewing Co.9.403.792,64375
Delirium NocturnumBrouwerij Huyghe8.504.012,49694
Allagash BlackAllagash Brewing Company7.504.042,30892
La TerribleUnibroue10.504.162,012-
Delirium NoëlBrouwerij Huyghe10.003.871,73380
Cuvée Van De Keizer Blauw (Blue)Brouwerij Het Anker11.004.31,649-
Collaboration Not Litigation AleAvery Brewing Company8.723.911,501-
Brooklyn Local 2Brooklyn Brewery9.004.051,285-
Raison D'ExtraDogfish Head Brewery18.004.041,247-
Monk's Blood21st Amendment Brewery8.303.811,242-
The Beast Grand CruAvery Brewing Company16.833.861,234-
Hell Hath No Fury AleBell's Brewery, Inc.7.703.771,139-
SalvationRussian River Brewing Company9.004.091,092-
Ommegang Adoration AleBrewery Ommegang10.004.091,072-
Allagash OdysseyAllagash Brewing Company10.404.251,064100
Corsendonk Christmas AleBrouwerij Corsendonk8.504.151,05498
N'Ice ChouffeBrasserie d'Achouffe10.004.081,00893
Unibroue 17 Grande RéserveUnibroue10.004.22980-
McChouffeBrasserie d'Achouffe8.003.9897288
Samuel Adams Thirteenth Hour Stout (Barrel Room Collection)Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)9.003.71937-
Noel De CalabazaJolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales9.004.03934-
De Dolle OerbierBrouwerij De Dolle Brouwers9.504.19839100
NostradamusBrasserie Caracole9.004.0683791
10 CommandmentsThe Lost Abbey12.003.9381590
Bush De NoëlBrasserie Dubuisson Frères sprl12.004.0379098
AleSmith Grand Cru AleAleSmith Brewing Company10.004.0578395
Gouden Carolus Noël / ChristmasBrouwerij Het Anker10.003.9476970
Gouden Carolus ClassicBrouwerij Het Anker8.504.174684
Abbaye Des Rocs Grand Cru Belgian Special BrownBrasserie de l'Abbaye des Rocs s.a.9.004.21688-
Art Of DarknessBrewery Ommegang8.903.96653-
Allagash Grand CruAllagash Brewing Company7.204.0864492
Hitachino Nest Extra High (XH)Kiuchi Brewery8.003.77643-
Affligem NoëlBrouwerij De Smedt / Brouwerij Affligem9.004.0855391
Abbaye Des Rocs [Brasserie Des Rocs Brune]Brasserie de l'Abbaye des Rocs s.a.9.004.22440-
Brasserie Des Rocs Triple ImpérialeBrasserie de l'Abbaye des Rocs s.a.10.004.18438-
Green Flash Grand CruGreen Flash Brewing Co.9.103.79428-
Allagash Bourbon Barrel BlackAllagash Brewing Company9.204.14428-
GregoriusStift Engelszell9.703.85427-
Achel Trappist ExtraBrouwerij der St. Benedictusabdij de Achelse9.504.29427-
Heavy Seas - Holy Sheet (Über Abbey Ale)Heavy Seas Beer9.003.6842092
FolkloreStillwater Artisanal Ales8.403.86391-
Smuttynose ZinnekeSmuttynose Brewing Company8.403.79368-
Lips Of Faith - Grand Cru Abbey AleNew Belgium Brewing9.503.9832594
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