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 - 201 to 250 (out of 1225) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
Robot Bastard!Spring House Brewing Company7.003.7125-
SideshowDoor County Brewing Co.6.303.924-
Super Monk IPASanTan Brewing Co.6.503.9424-
ParallelogramFinback Brewery6.703.9124-
10 GaugeGrapevine Craft Brewery7.203.7223-
Cruisin' For A Brewsin'Lake Effect Brewing Co.7.503.7123-
Hop Von Boorian Belgian IPAElliott Bay Brewing Co.5.803.822-
Willimantic Dyvil Hopyard IPAWillimantic Brewing Co.9.603.8522-
OrionHorseheads Brewing Inc.6.903.8622-
White Reaper White IPAEvil Czech Brewery7.003.7322-
White ShadowWild Rose Brewery & Taproom6.503.9122-
30th Anniversary AleAbita Brewing Co.7.003.7121-
Belgian IPAIron Hill Brewery & Restaurant8.504.0421-
Rebel LocalBrouwerij 't Verzet / Café Loca8.503.8121-
Strubbe IPABrouwerij Strubbe7.903.112180
Hop CollectorTaxman Brewing Co.6.503.9721-
Le Petit DétourBrasserie Dieu du Ciel!6.503.9620-
CharretteDark City Brewing Co.7.703.5919-
Brett IPASisyphus Brewing6.304.119-
India Pale AleBoxcar Brewing Company7.202.4119-
HoublonéeLake Effect Brewing Co.7.504.0419-
HopdraeckBrouwerij De Troch7.503.8119-
Session IPAZilker Brewing Co.5.503.6519-
Pompous AssOrlando Brewing Partners6.203.4719-
Zijden KousenNaughty Brewing Co.8.203.4618-
Farmhouse GypsyDuClaw Brewing Company7.303.7718-
Birth Of AceLost Rhino Brewing Company8.204.0418-
Raging FlemFeral Brewing Co.7.203.9918-
Abbey IPAVictory Brewing Company - Downingtown7.803.9318-
CapriceIron Hill Brewery & Restaurant5.403.6218-
Hoppa SmurfBeachwood BBQ & Brewing7.003.7517-
Salty BeardSolemn Oath Brewery6.803.7617-
Ambassador Am-BelgoDESTIHL Brewery6.603.517-
White WeddingMazama Brewing Co.5.203.817-
Préaris IPA - No Hops No GloryVliegende Paard Brouwers6.703.6817-
Fresh Coast: BIPAOre Dock Brewing Company7.503.7217-
Qu'est-ce Que C'est Belgian IPASingleCut Beersmiths7.203.9117-
First World ProblemsStewart Brewing Ltd6.203.7317-
Belgian IPANorth Brewing Company6.603.9617-
HammerheadNext Door Brewing Company ? 3.8117-
Texels GoudkoppeTexelse Bierbrouwerij6.003.817-
Houblon RougeBoston Beer Works - Canal Street ? 3.4717-
Green Killer IPABrasserie de Silly S.A.6.503.5516-
Union / DC Brau - Yonder CitiesUnion Craft Brewing Company6.504.0316-
Gordon Biersch Belgian IPAGordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant ? 3.6216-
Bon PapaBrewery Vivant6.003.9716-
Django Hop BierBoom Island Brewing Company6.003.9116-
Wandering BelgianLost Rhino Brewing Company6.003.4116-
BabyloneBrussels Beer Project7.003.5516-
Thoprock WetBoom Island Brewing Company8.003.916-
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