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 2679) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
Hva Såå!?Mikkeller ApS7.603.78122-
Triton Sin Bin AleTriton Brewing Company6.203.35114-
Kapittel BlondBrouwerij Van Eecke N.V.6.503.6113-
Petrus Speciale AleDe Brabandere5.503.22110-
Saint Druon De Sebourg (French Abbey Ale)Brasserie Duyck6.003.410762
Single IntentThree Taverns Craft Brewery5.003.69106-
Westmalle Trappist ExtraBrouwerij Westmalle4.804103-
The Brewer's Art Presents Birdhouse Pale AleThe Brewer's Art5.003.83103-
Lunatic BlondeWicked Weed Brewing6.503.9101-
Belgian Congo Pale AleDevils Backbone Brewing Company6.803.8100-
Josef Belgian Blonde AleBrouwerij Martens NV6.003.1999-
FictionRhinegeist Brewery6.003.7498-
La Trappe PuurBierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.4.703.589890
PandoraIdle Hands Craft Ales6.003.729587
Golden State AleUncommon Brewers6.403.569383
AMA BiondaAmarcord Birra Artigianale Italiana6.003.6591-
Golden Fleece BPAQuest Brewing Co.4.503.7288-
Tongerlo 6 Dubbel BlondBrouwerij Haacht NV6.003.484-
Brussels CallingBrasserie de la Senne6.003.9784-
Via Cordis Abbey BlondeTwo Roads Brewing Company5.203.758286
Triporteur From HeavenB.O.M. Brewery6.203.9781-
Ginger Man AleCaptain Lawrence Brewing Co.5.753.6779-
OublietteSolemn Oath Brewery6.003.8175-
Proto GradusPenrose Brewing4.003.6374-
BottleTree Belgian BlondeBottleTree Beer Co.5.003.572-
Belgian Pale AleThe Bronx Brewery6.703.777286
Wolf 7Brouwerij Wolf7.403.9572-
La Binchoise Blonde TraditionBrasserie La Binchoise (Malterie des Remparts)6.503.837199
Arbor Brewing Bollywood BlondeArbor Brewing Company5.803.4469-
Jopen HoppenbierJopen Bier BV Haarlem6.803.7168-
Newlin's Original Belgian Oatmeal PaleHaw River Farmhouse Ales5.403.9167-
PatriarchIdle Hands Craft Ales5.803.9467-
Golden OneAnthem Brewing Company6.803.465-
Paddle Break BlondeBent Paddle Brewing Co.6.003.8765-
Sunshine And HoppinessDrop-In Brewing Company5.103.765-
Mad BelgianMad River Brewing Company6.503.464-
FlacatouneMicrobrasserie Charlevoix7.003.8963-
Eisenbahn S.A.P.A. (South American Pale Ale)Cervejaria Sudbrack Ltda5.103.3563-
The RoseThe Black Abbey Brewing Company5.803.9163-
Black Diamond Free Style Belgian Blonde AleBlack Diamond Brewing Co.5.203.4762-
Stanley Park 1897 AmberStanley Park Brewery5.103.3261-
Brunehaut BlondeBrasserie De Brunehaut6.503.496176
Chouffe SoleilBrasserie d'Achouffe6.003.661-
SilviusBoom Island Brewing Company5.503.4460-
Steenbrugge BlondBrouwerij Palm NV6.503.6160-
Love KnifeShort's Brewing Company6.703.960-
NoblesseBrouwerij De Dochter van de Korenaar5.503.6760-
Vinalia UrbanaHardywood Park Craft Brewery9.003.8559-
CrAbbey AleVictory Brewing Company - Downingtown5.203.6958-
Mons Abbey BlondeBrasserie Belgh Brasse7.003.755884
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