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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 - 201 to 250 (out of 3116) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Ratings > Score
Wild & FunkyB.O.M. Brewery5.40413.83
Belgo-APABrickStone Restaurant & Brewery6.25413.92
Pallet Jack Pale AleOtto's Pub and Brewery6.10413.84
3rd WheelO'so Brewing Company & Tap House5.50413.25
MotuechaDe Struise Brouwers5.00403.64
Ballistic BlondeLucky Town Brewing Co.5.20403.91
La Gauloise AmbréeBrasserie Du Bocq5.50403.63
Ename BlondRoman N.V.6.50403.35
Area 151Wild Wolf Brewing Company7.00403.62
Jade (Biere Biologique)Brasserie Castelain4.60403.66
Corsendonk RousseBrouwerij Corsendonk8.00403.5
NivardStift Engelszell5.50403.54
The Prayer Biere De AbricotBurial Beer Co.6.20393.88
Gandavum Dry HoppingDe Proefbrouwerij (bvba Andelot)7.50393.93
West Sixth Belgian BlondeWest Sixth Brewing Company6.00393.82
Andelot Cuvee EuphoriqueDe Proefbrouwerij (bvba Andelot)6.50383.81
Legado De YusteGrupo Cruzcampo SA6.50382.81
Lux MundiSave The World Brewing Company5.80383.82
Solitude (Abbey Ale: Belgian Amber Ale)Brewery Vivant6.50383.43
Belgian Pale AleIron Hill Brewery & Restaurant5.00383.61
Day Trip (Extra Hoppy Golden Ale)Enlightenment Ales4.70383.78
St. Idesbald BlondBrouwerij Huyghe6.00383.38
Embrace The Funk - DelicieuxYazoo Brewing Company5.90373.9
Ace Of Spades / Schuppenaas Amber AleBrouwerij Het Nest6.50373.7
Fun SpongeSolemn Oath Brewery4.80373.59
La Colombe TandemConshohocken Brewing Company6.40373.74
Wild Oats Series No. 25 - KoruBeau's All Natural Brewing Company6.00363.79
Malka Behira (Blonde)Malka Brewery6.50363.47
Abbaye De ForestBrasserie de Silly S.A.6.50363.56
The Bold Belgian Pale AleDead Frog Brewing5.00363.45
StimulusEagle Rock Brewery7.75363.7
Petit Rouge Hibiscus Belgian Pale AleHeretic Brewing Company5.30363.6
Swingin' SinglePiece Brewery & Pizzeria5.00353.63
Hop GoddessOffshore Ale Company6.90354.03
Smiske Extra Nature-AleBrouwerij Smisje7.00353.67
Summer Belgian-Style Blonde AleChoc Beer Co. / Pete's Place5.50353.64
La GaillardeUnibroue5.00343.36
Abbaye D'Aulne Blonde Des Pères (Sur Lie) 6°Brasserie Val De Sambre6.00343.49
Senne / Le Trou Du Diable Schieve TabarnakBrasserie de la Senne6.50343.77
KastaarBrouwerij De Block bvba5.00343.64
PaasIJBrouwerij 't IJ7.00343.86
New Norcia Abbey AleMalt Shovel Brewery7.00343.43
BelafonteCOAST Brewing Company5.70344
SauvageNew Orleans Lager & Ale Brewing Company (NOLA)5.00343.87
Wandering Monk AleEvolution Craft Brewing Company6.30333.76
Abbaye De St AmandBrasserie De Brunehaut7.00333.53
Brand Zwaar BlondBrand Bierbrouwerij8.50333.54
Abita Select MayhawkAbita Brewing Co.6.50333.63
NazionaleBirrificio Le Baladin6.50333.76
Lenoir Belgian AleBell City Brewing Co6.50333.54
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