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Belgian IPA

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 - 251 to 300 (out of 1119) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
CharretteDark City Brewing Co.7.70-14-
Fresh Coast: BIPAOre Dock Brewing Company7.50-14-
30th Aniniversary AleAbita Brewing Co.7.003.7214-
BabyloneBrussels Beer Project7.003.4814-
Belgian Dip IPATool Shed Brewing6.303.9114-
Paljas IPABrouwerij Henricus6.003.7314-
Saint-Germain / Nøgne Ø Rhub’IPABrasserie Saint-Germain6.003.7114-
Suicide BlondeRed Shedman Farm Brewery & Hop Yard6.203.6414-
BevrijderSound Brewery6.503.5813-
Belgian IPATwo Roads Brewing Company7.003.6213-
Bon PapaBrewery Vivant5.353.8913-
Brussels Beer Project DeltaBrouwerij Anders6.004.0513-
Shoot From The HipEastlake Craft Brewery8.503.9913-
Paradise Nines I.P.A. Project - American-Belgo I.P.A.Paradox Beer Company6.903.8713-
Happy Wife, Happy LifeOnly Child Brewing Company7.00413-
CreatureWedge Brewing Company11.303.8913-
Professor HopsOdd13 Brewing6.923.8113-
Hildegard Belgian IPABoquébière9.004.1513-
The Moon Reflects On HibiscusDunedin Brewery7.403.8112-
HoplaDe 7de Hemel7.503.8812-
Belgian Rye IPAIron Hill Brewery & Restaurant6.003.9112-
Django Hop BierBoom Island Brewing Company6.003.8612-
Jack The RIPAIron Hill Brewery & Restaurant5.603.9212-
Golden Manatee BelipagoJolly Pumpkin Cafe And Brewery Ann Arbor ? 3.4312-
BoomslangWiseacre Brewing6.103.9112-
Hopus Primeur 2014Brasserie Lefèbvre SA8.303.9612-
Belgian IPAThe Grumpy Troll Restaurant and Brewery9.404.0612-
Doctor's Orders PlasmaDoctor's Orders Brewing7.603.6212-
Belgian IPAWestbrook Brewing Co.7.704.0612-
Valiant Belgian IPADead Frog Brewing9.003.8912-
Sit And StayYellow Dog Brewing4.004.1111-
Belgian IPAHigh Cotton Brewing Co.6.20-11-
Humulus BelgicusBarrier Brewing Company5.903.9511-
Belgian IPAFunkwerks ? 4.0511-
Fleur SauvageBrouwerij De Dochter van de Korenaar6.003.9211-
Down By The RiverFlying Bison Brewing Company7.203.8111-
IncorruptibleWarped Wing Brewing Company7.003.7111-
La GrognardeMicrobrasserie Sainte-Hélène5.503.8811-
Rye Guise Farmhouse IPACape May Brewing Company6.303.711-
Rich's BrewNinkasi Brewing Company8.103.7611-
CBC IPAGoose Island Beer Co.6.104.1411-
Sunshine DaydreamOtter Creek Brewing5.503.8211-
Nicobar India Pale AleBrauerei Gusswerk GmbH6.403.511-
White NoisePerrin Brewery9.703.7510-
St. AlphaManayunk Brewery and Restaurant8.504.1410-
Barrel Aged TriompheBrewery Vivant6.504.1110-
Aces HighCambridge Brewing Company ? 4.2610-
De Graal SloCKBrouwerij De Graal6.503.9810-
French India Farmhouse Ale (FIFA)Aslan Brewing Company6.203.7910-
And ThenTired Hands Brewing Company7.30410-
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