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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 - 51 to 100 (out of 1070) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Hads > Bros
20th Anniversary Encore Series 08.08.08 Vertical Epic AleStone Brewing8.903.92208-
Bourbon DIPAHardywood Park Craft Brewery9.404.07206-
Hop WranglerPeace Tree Brewing Co.6.253.76192-
Butterfly FlashmobSolemn Oath Brewery7.004.03190-
HopAnomalyNebraska Brewing Company9.303.85176-
Belgo HoptologistKnee Deep Brewing Company9.003.96176-
White Birch Hooksett AleWhite Birch Brewing7.703.89161-
Gaspar AlePicobrouwerij Alvinne8.003.6315880
MinxGoose Island Beer Co.8.003.96155-
Kuhnhenn AldebaranKuhnhenn Brewing Company10.253.98151-
Brett Mikkels IPASurly Brewing Company7.503.9815091
MakeweightFurthermore Beer8.503.84140-
UprisingIron Fist Brewing Company12.003.86138-
Illumination (Farmhouse IPA)Enlightenment Ales6.804.03137-
Thai Style White IPAUpslope Brewing Company - Lee Hill6.503.7713685
Hoperation Tripel Cross Belgian IPAPhillips Brewing Company8.003.93134-
BlazeFoundation Brewing Company6.204.09133-
IceyPAOskar Blues Grill & Brew7.003.73133-
Svea IPADe Struise Brouwers7.003.64131-
Crazy IvanBear Republic Brewing Co.7.303.81129-
Delirium ArgentumBrouwerij Huyghe7.003.7912687
Ignis Et FlammaDe Struise Brouwers7.003.89124-
West Side Belgian-Style IPAHarriet Brewing6.504.12122-
Shark PantsDe Struise Brouwers9.003.94118-
White CapHinterland Brewery Restaurant4.203.7117-
Cicada Belgian Style IPAYards Brewing Co.8.503.6211687
Hoppenberg Uncertainty PrincipleRiver North Brewery9.003.9210990
InfidelSelkirk Abbey Brewing Company8.203.88104-
RyevalryBear Republic Brewing Co.8.004.11101-
Hop Master's Abbey Belgian-Style Double IPAHoppin' Frog Brewery8.503.87100-
Fleur De BelgiqueIthaca Beer Company7.503.839787
Catty WompusDevils Backbone Brewing Company7.503.7796-
Electric Unicorn White IPAPhillips Brewing Company6.503.7393-
White HopsThree Taverns Craft Brewery6.503.7993-
DerketoPipeworks Brewing Company10.004.0391-
Ghost - White IPA3 Stars Brewing Company5.903.8590-
Burly Belgo India Pale AleNorth Peak Brewing Company6.504.068994
Belle-FleurBrouwerij De Dochter van de Korenaar6.003.9186-
Ontario Coast IPAThree Heads Brewing - Tasting Room7.503.8185-
Peak Organic Hop BlancPeak Organic Brewing Company6.403.7483-
White FalconShort's Brewing Company5.303.7383-
MayaUne Année7.603.8482-
American MonasticClown Shoes8.504.0182-
Vedett Extra Ordinary IPABrouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV6.003.7882-
Emergent White IPABoulder Beer / Wilderness Pub6.103.5681-
Blackball Belgian IPAKarl Strauss Brewing Company8.5048094
The TravelerAdelbert's Brewery7.003.6980-
Valeir ExtraBrouwerij Contreras6.503.867990
Big Star White IPAFour String Brewing Company7.003.6778-
Angry Birds Belgian Rye IPAHaymarket Pub & Brewery7.503.9176-
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