Belgian IPA

Description:
Inspired by the American India Pale Ale (IPA) and Double IPA, more and more Belgian brewers are brewing hoppy pale colored ales for the US market (like Chouffe & Urthel), and there's been an increase of Belgian IPAs being brewed by American brewers. Generally, Belgian IPAs are considered too hoppy by Belgian beer drinkers.

Various malts are used, but the beers of the style are finished with Belgian yeast strains (bottle-conditioned) and the hops employed tend to be American. You'll generally find a cleaner bitterness vs. American styles, and a pronounced dry edge (very Belgian), often akin to an IPA crossed with a Belgian Tripel. Alcohol by volume is on the high side. Many examples are quite cloudy, and feature tight lacing, excellent retention, and fantastic billowy heads that mesmerize (thanks, in part, to the hops).

Belgian IPA is still very much a style in development.

Average alcohol by volume (abv) range: 6.0-12.0%   [ ? ] 

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Style Examples - 101 to 150 (out of 1312) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Ratings > Score
Big Star White IPAFour String Brewing Company7.00793.62
ThoprockBoom Island Brewing Company8.00783.72
Angry Birds Belgian Rye IPAHaymarket Beer Co. Pub & Brewery7.50783.92
Hail Mary Belgian-Style IPACathedral Square Brewery7.00773.51
CocodrieBayou Teche Brewery8.00773.89
B-Sides Brewing: Gigantic La FormidableBeau's All Natural Brewing Company6.90773.89
FractalPenrose Brewing6.80753.92
Buffalo Belgian BitterBrouwerij Van den Bossche8.50723.69
Dolly DaggerShort's Brewing Company7.40723.87
Death ValleyBrasseurs R.J.8.00713.72
BelgoradoWynkoop Brewing Company6.70713.57
The Princess Wears Girl PantsSawdust City Brewing Co.8.50703.78
Alvinne Extra RestyledPicobrouwerij Alvinne7.00693.73
Pale DeathDouble Mountain Brewery & Taproom9.30693.95
Sans FrontièreTo Øl7.00673.9
FunkhausOxbow Brewing Company7.50674.15
CamelopardalisWeyerbacher Brewing Co.10.20663.89
Heavy Machinery Belgian IPAAustin Beerworks9.50653.88
ExtaseBrouwerij De Dochter van de Korenaar8.50643.96
Buffalo Hump 1840Freetail Brewing Company6.30633.84
Naughty Girl Blonde India Pale AleNew Albanian Brewing Company - Pizzeria and Public House6.00603.69
Waffle StomperBurley Oak Brewing Co.7.50604.03
FiddlesticksBuckleDown Brewing6.20603.91
Great Lakes Audrey HopburnGreat Lakes Brewery6.20573.83
LucyColumbus Brewing Company9.00574.14
't Smisje IPA+Brouwerij Smisje10.00573.92
Bitter TruthBrouwerij Het Alternatief10.00573.82
DesirousPenrose Brewing6.20563.75
Leffe Royale Whitbread GoldingAbbaye de Leffe S.A.7.50563.75
Growing PowerLakefront Brewery, Inc.6.70553.72
Imperial French-Style AleLavery Brewing Company11.50533.78
TenaciousThomas Hooker Brewing Company6.50533.8
IPA BelgeBrasserie Dunham6.50533.65
ZestigBrouwerij De Landtsheer NV10.00523.91
Belgian Titan IPAGreat Divide Brewing Company ? 523.96
Crime PassionnelBrouwerij De Dochter van de Korenaar7.50523.97
Hop Kitchen - Bretta IPANew Belgium Brewing7.50513.86
American-Belgo Style IPARock Art Brewery7.50513.74
Royal Farmhouse DIPAUnion Craft Brewing Company8.50513.95
Meer KoebelBuffalo Bayou Brewing Co9.10493.66
Project MayhemOdd Side Ales6.00493.83
Catherine WheelBellwoods Brewery7.20493.96
Leffe Royale Cascade IPAAbbaye de Leffe S.A.7.50493.33
Bulgin' MuskHoof Hearted Brewing7.20493.98
Cheval Blanc Double BlancheBrasseurs R.J.6.20483.84
Blue Reserve HommelbierBlue Mountain Brewery7.00473.67
IPARiver North Brewery6.00473.65
Monk IPAInlet Brewing Co. ? 463.38
PhaedraFour Winds Brewing Co.7.20464.14
DeltaBrussels Beer Project6.50463.85
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