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 2954) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
Hva Såå!?Mikkeller ApS7.603.78127-
Winds Of Change Brett Pale AleO'so Brewing Company & Tap House5.003.88126-
MarisolGoose Island Beer Co.6.103.85126-
P2Penrose Brewing5.403.86124-
Kapittel BlondBrouwerij Van Eecke N.V.6.503.6116-
Triton Sin Bin AleTriton Brewing Company6.203.35114-
Single IntentThree Taverns Craft Brewery5.003.75109-
FictionRhinegeist Brewery6.003.74108-
Saint Druon De Sebourg (French Abbey Ale)Brasserie Duyck6.003.410762
Josef Belgian Blonde AleBrouwerij Martens NV6.003.17106-
La Trappe PuurBierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.4.703.610690
Westmalle Trappist ExtraBrouwerij Westmalle4.804105-
Belgian Congo Pale AleDevils Backbone Brewing Company6.803.8100-
Exit 6 Wallonian RyeFlying Fish Brewing Company7.503.8499-
Tongerlo BlondBrouwerij Haacht NV6.003.4197-
Brussels CallingBrasserie de la Senne6.003.9595-
PandoraIdle Hands Craft Ales6.003.729587
Golden State AleUncommon Brewers6.403.569383
Golden Fleece BPAQuest Brewing Co.4.503.6592-
AMA BiondaAmarcord Birra Artigianale Italiana6.003.6492-
Triporteur From HeavenB.O.M. Brewery6.203.9688-
Via Cordis Abbey BlondeTwo Roads Brewing Company5.203.758486
Belgian Pale AleThe Bronx Brewery6.703.828286
Ginger Man AleCaptain Lawrence Brewing Co.5.753.6779-
Wolf 7Brouwerij Wolf7.403.9678-
Jopen HoppenbierJopen Bier BV Haarlem6.803.6876-
OublietteSolemn Oath Brewery6.003.8175-
Newlin's Original Belgian Oatmeal PaleHaw River Farmhouse Ales5.403.9174-
Proto GradusPenrose Brewing4.003.6374-
The RoseThe Black Abbey Brewing Company5.803.8774-
BottleTree Belgian BlondeBottleTree Beer Co.5.003.573-
Arbor Brewing Bollywood BlondeArbor Brewing Company5.803.3973-
La Binchoise Blonde TraditionBrasserie La Binchoise (Malterie des Remparts)6.503.837299
Sunshine And HoppinessDrop-In Brewing Company5.103.7871-
Paddle Break BlondeBent Paddle Brewing Co.6.003.8870-
FlacatouneMicrobrasserie Charlevoix7.003.8969-
Golden OneAnthem Brewing Company6.803.468-
PatriarchIdle Hands Craft Ales5.803.9468-
Mellow MonksWeyerbacher Brewing Co.4.503.7168-
Brunehaut BlondeBrasserie De Brunehaut6.503.56676
Chouffe SoleilBrasserie d'Achouffe6.003.666-
Vinalia UrbanaHardywood Park Craft Brewery9.003.8665-
Mad BelgianMad River Brewing Company6.503.464-
Stanley Park 1897 AmberStanley Park Brewery5.103.3264-
CrAbbey AleVictory Brewing Company - Downingtown5.203.5363-
Eisenbahn S.A.P.A. (South American Pale Ale)Cervejaria Sudbrack Ltda5.103.3563-
Black Diamond Free Style Belgian Blonde AleBlack Diamond Brewing Co.5.203.4763-
Mons Abbey BlondeBrasserie Belgh Brasse7.003.766284
NoblesseBrouwerij De Dochter van de Korenaar5.503.6762-
Steenbrugge BlondBrouwerij Palm NV6.503.6161-
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