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 1169) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
Hail Mary Belgian-Style IPACathedral Square Brewery7.003.527683
Angry Birds Belgian Rye IPAHaymarket Pub & Brewery7.503.9176-
FractalPenrose Brewing6.803.8975-
B-Sides Brewing: Gigantic La FormidableBeau's All Natural Brewing Company6.903.8375-
Electric IndiaBrewDog6.503.773-
CocodrieBayou Teche Brewery8.003.8773-
Dolly DaggerShort's Brewing Company7.403.9272-
NeverwhereModern Times Beer7.003.9270-
Buffalo Belgian BitterBrouwerij Van den Bossche8.503.6769-
BelgoradoWynkoop Brewing Company6.703.6369-
Alvinne Extra RestyledPicobrouwerij Alvinne7.003.7268-
Sans FrontièreTo Øl7.003.8767-
Pale DeathDouble Mountain Brewery & Taproom9.303.967-
Death ValleyBrasseurs R.J.8.003.6266-
CamelopardalisWeyerbacher Brewing Co.10.204.0966-
FunkhausOxbow Brewing Company7.504.0766-
Heavy Machinery Belgian IPAAustin Beerworks9.503.876483
ExtaseBrouwerij De Dochter van de Korenaar8.503.9861-
The Princess Wears Girl PantsSawdust City Brewing Co.8.503.6961-
Naughty Girl Blonde India Pale AleNew Albanian Brewing Company - Pizzeria and Public House6.003.686093
Waffle StomperBurley Oak Brewery7.504.0360-
Buffalo Hump 1840Freetail Brewing Company6.303.9360-
't Smisje IPA+Brouwerij Smisje10.003.9257-
Bitter TruthBrouwerij Het Alternatief10.003.8756-
DesirousPenrose Brewing6.203.7655-
Great Lakes Audrey HopburnGreat Lakes Brewery6.203.8955-
FiddlesticksBuckleDown Brewing6.203.9455-
TenaciousThomas Hooker Brewing Company6.503.7953-
Growing PowerLakefront Brewery, Inc.6.703.7253-
IPA BelgeBrasserie Dunham6.503.753-
Imperial French-Style AleLavery Brewing Company11.503.852-
ZestigBrouwerij De Landtsheer NV10.003.9552-
American-Belgo Style IPARock Art Brewery7.503.7351-
Belgian Titan IPAGreat Divide Brewing Company ? 3.8351-
Red Brick Brick Mason Series: Brother LeoRed Brick Brewing Company8.003.6451-
Crime PassionnelBrouwerij De Dochter van de Korenaar7.504.0151-
Meer KoebelBuffalo Bayou Brewing Co9.104.0549-
Hop Kitchen - Bretta IPANew Belgium Brewing7.503.8748-
Catherine WheelBellwoods Brewery7.204.0348-
Leffe Royale Whitbread GoldingAbbaye de Leffe S.A.7.503.548-
Project MayhemOdd Side Ales6.003.747-
IPARiver North Brewery6.003.6647-
Blue Reserve HommelbierBlue Mountain Brewery7.003.7146-
Cheval Blanc Double BlancheBrasseurs R.J.6.203.8846-
Royal Farmhouse DIPAUnion Craft Brewing Company8.504.1945-
Monk IPAInlet Brewing Co. ? 3.2644-
Groupe G Belgian RyePAHeadlands Brewing Co.6.503.5843-
Spiffy BritchesMother's Brewing Company9.30442-
LucyColumbus Brewing Company9.004.2242-
't Gaverhopke / Tired Hands Bitter Sweet SymphonyBrouwerij 't Gaverhopke7.803.9641-
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