Belgian Pale Ale

Belgian Pales consume the Belgian brewing scene, and were initially brewed to compete with Pilseners during the WWII time frame. They differ from other regional Pale Ale varieties, by traditionally being less bitter, using aged hops for a delicate hop finish, and boasting sweetish to toasty malt overtones. They should be decanted properly, leaving the yeast in the bottle. This will showcase their brilliant color range from pale straw yellow to amber hues. Most will be crowned with thick, clinging, rocky white heads. Flavors and aromas will vary. Some have natural spice characters from yeast and hops, while others are spiced.

There's a recent growing trend to make much more "hoppy" Pale Ales, to entice the US market and its hopheads. See De Ranke XX Bitter.

Average alcohol by volume (abv) range: 4.0-7.0%   [ ? ] 

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Style Examples - 101 to 150 (out of 2815) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
P2Penrose Brewing5.403.86124-
Lunatic BlondeWicked Weed Brewing6.503.89121-
Kapittel BlondBrouwerij Van Eecke N.V.6.503.6115-
Triton Sin Bin AleTriton Brewing Company6.203.35114-
Single IntentThree Taverns Craft Brewery5.003.73108-
Saint Druon De Sebourg (French Abbey Ale)Brasserie Duyck6.003.410762
FictionRhinegeist Brewery6.003.74106-
Josef Belgian Blonde AleBrouwerij Martens NV6.003.17105-
Westmalle Trappist ExtraBrouwerij Westmalle4.804103-
Belgian Congo Pale AleDevils Backbone Brewing Company6.803.8100-
La Trappe PuurBierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.4.703.589990
Exit 6Flying Fish Brewing Company7.503.8495-
PandoraIdle Hands Craft Ales6.003.729587
Golden State AleUncommon Brewers6.403.569383
Tongerlo 6 Dubbel BlondBrouwerij Haacht NV6.003.491-
AMA BiondaAmarcord Birra Artigianale Italiana6.003.6591-
Golden Fleece BPAQuest Brewing Co.4.503.7389-
Triporteur From HeavenB.O.M. Brewery6.203.9686-
Brussels CallingBrasserie de la Senne6.003.9785-
Via Cordis Abbey BlondeTwo Roads Brewing Company5.203.758386
Ginger Man AleCaptain Lawrence Brewing Co.5.753.6779-
Belgian Pale AleThe Bronx Brewery6.703.817786
Wolf 7Brouwerij Wolf7.403.9577-
OublietteSolemn Oath Brewery6.003.8175-
Proto GradusPenrose Brewing4.003.6374-
Jopen HoppenbierJopen Bier BV Haarlem6.803.7174-
Newlin's Original Belgian Oatmeal PaleHaw River Farmhouse Ales5.403.9173-
La Binchoise Blonde TraditionBrasserie La Binchoise (Malterie des Remparts)6.503.837299
BottleTree Belgian BlondeBottleTree Beer Co.5.003.572-
The RoseThe Black Abbey Brewing Company5.803.8771-
Arbor Brewing Bollywood BlondeArbor Brewing Company5.803.4370-
PatriarchIdle Hands Craft Ales5.803.9467-
FlacatouneMicrobrasserie Charlevoix7.003.8966-
Sunshine And HoppinessDrop-In Brewing Company5.103.766-
Golden OneAnthem Brewing Company6.803.465-
Paddle Break BlondeBent Paddle Brewing Co.6.003.8765-
Mad BelgianMad River Brewing Company6.503.464-
Brunehaut BlondeBrasserie De Brunehaut6.503.56376
Eisenbahn S.A.P.A. (South American Pale Ale)Cervejaria Sudbrack Ltda5.103.3563-
Chouffe SoleilBrasserie d'Achouffe6.003.663-
Stanley Park 1897 AmberStanley Park Brewery5.103.3262-
Vinalia UrbanaHardywood Park Craft Brewery9.003.8362-
Black Diamond Free Style Belgian Blonde AleBlack Diamond Brewing Co.5.203.4762-
Steenbrugge BlondBrouwerij Palm NV6.503.6161-
Mons Abbey BlondeBrasserie Belgh Brasse7.003.766184
NoblesseBrouwerij De Dochter van de Korenaar5.503.6761-
SilviusBoom Island Brewing Company5.503.4460-
Love KnifeShort's Brewing Company6.703.9160-
CrAbbey AleVictory Brewing Company - Downingtown5.203.5560-
Hup! Hup! Hup!Other Half Brewing Co.5.504.0158-
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