Belgian Pale Ale

Description:
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 - 151 to 200 (out of 2635) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
Chouffe SoleilBrasserie d'Achouffe6.003.5756-
Kuka - BlondeAndean Brewing Company6.503.2355-
Abbaye De Floreffe BlondeBrasserie Lefèbvre SA6.303.6454-
Morning DewCambridge Brewing Company5.504.0254-
't Smisje BlondBrouwerij Smisje6.003.1753-
Palm ExportBrouwerij Palm NV5.403.353-
Valeir BlondBrouwerij Contreras6.503.855384
Celestial Blonde AleOld Forge Brewing Company7.003.6553-
Kasteel HoppyBrouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V.6.503.2352-
HairbangerBauhaus Brew Labs5.503.951-
Golden OxOld Ox Brewery6.503.6151-
De Koninck BlondBrouwerij De Koninck NV6.003.4851-
Petite OrvalBrasserie d'Orval S.A.3.504.075098
Toccalmatto/Prairie Ales Okie MatildaBirra Toccalmatto6.203.8850-
Palm Hop SelectBrouwerij Palm NV6.003.649-
JennekeRivertown Brewing Co.6.103.3249-
La Gauloise BlondeBrasserie Du Bocq6.303.5549-
Spécial De RyckBrouwerij De Ryck5.503.114971
Cortez GoldMission Brewery5.003.4448-
Saint Hubbins AbbeyHigh & Mighty Beer Co.6.503.4448-
Beach Bum Joe Belgian Pale AleMispillion River Brewing5.503.7948-
Wendelinus BlondeBrasserie Meteor6.803.434772
Expo 58Ninkasi Brewing Company5.003.5246-
Gouyasse TraditionBrasserie Des Légendes6.003.846-
Malheur 6°Brouwerij De Landtsheer NV6.003.746-
Biere D'Abbaye LacuBrasserie Lacu6.303.7545-
CruxMonkish Brewing Co.5.403.5845-
1787 Abbey SingleNew Jersey Beer Company4.803.0744-
Belgian Style Golden StrongOzark Beer Co.7.004.0144-
WandelpadBlock 15 Brewery & Restaurant6.403.943-
Albert 3Le Trou Du Diable5.493.8843-
White AleRock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery5.303.1343-
Struise Kloeke BlondeDe Struise Brouwers6.003.9942-
Hyena!3 Floyds Brewing Co.6.003.8842-
Palm DobbelBrouwerij Palm NV6.003.284150
Belgo-APABrickStone Restaurant & Brewery6.252.8641-
MotuechaDe Struise Brouwers5.003.6440-
Eisenbahn Pale AleCervejaria Sudbrack Ltda4.803.8940-
Jade (Biere Biologique)Brasserie Castelain4.603.6539-
Corsendonk RousseBrouwerij Corsendonk8.003.639-
Pallet Jack Pale AleOtto's Pub and Brewery6.103.8939-
Andelot Cuvee EuphoriqueDe Proefbrouwerij (bvba Andelot)6.503.8438-
Gandavum Dry HoppingDe Proefbrouwerij (bvba Andelot)7.503.9738-
Solitude (Abbey Ale: Belgian Amber Ale)Brewery Vivant6.503.4738-
Brugse Zot - UnfilteredHuisbrouwerij De Halve Maan6.003.7838-
Belgian Pale AleIron Hill Brewery & Restaurant5.003.7338-
Day Trip (Extra Hoppy Golden Ale)Enlightenment Ales4.703.8438-
Ch'ti AmbréeBrasserie Castelain5.903.4338-
Astral WeeksRight Proper Brewing Company - Shaw Brewpub4.404.2437-
Summer BlondeSouthampton Publick House5.003.6937-
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