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 2913) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
Ename BlondRoman N.V.6.503.3839-
Jade (Biere Biologique)Brasserie Castelain4.603.6539-
La Corne (du Bois Des Pendus)Brasserie D'Ebly5.903.4339-
Ch'ti AmbréeBrasserie Castelain5.903.4339-
Andelot Cuvee EuphoriqueDe Proefbrouwerij (bvba Andelot)6.503.8438-
Legado De YusteGrupo Cruzcampo SA6.502.6638-
Lux MundiSave The World Brewing Company5.803.7638-
Solitude (Abbey Ale: Belgian Amber Ale)Brewery Vivant6.503.4738-
Summer BlondeSouthampton Publick House5.003.6938-
Belgian Pale AleIron Hill Brewery & Restaurant5.003.7338-
West Sixth Belgian BlondeWest Sixth Brewing Company6.003.7838-
Day Trip (Extra Hoppy Golden Ale)Enlightenment Ales4.703.8438-
NivardStift Engelszell5.503.4538-
Embrace The Funk - DelicieuxYazoo Brewing Company5.903.8937-
Ballistic BlondeLucky Town Brewing Co.5.203.9937-
La Colombe TandemConshohocken Brewing Company6.403.7537-
St. Idesbald BlondBrouwerij Huyghe6.003.3337-
Wild Oats Series No. 25 - KoruBeau's All Natural Brewing Company6.003.8236-
Malka Behira (Blonde)Malka Brewery6.503.6636-
Ace Of Spades / Schuppenaas Amber AleBrouwerij Het Nest6.503.6536-
Triporteur From HeavenBrouwerij Anders6.203.7236-
Abbaye De ForestBrasserie de Silly S.A.6.503.5336-
The Bold Belgian Pale AleDead Frog Brewing5.003.6736-
Oscar's Pardon Dry-Hopped Belgian Pale AleHaymarket Pub & Brewery4.503.5936-
Wild & FunkyB.O.M. Brewery5.403.6936-
StimulusEagle Rock Brewery7.753.5736-
Swingin' SinglePiece Brewery & Pizzeria5.003.635-
Hop GoddessOffshore Ale Company6.904.0335-
Petit Rouge Hibiscus Belgian Pale AleHeretic Brewing Company5.303.7435-
Summer Belgian-Style Blonde AleChoc Beer Co. / Pete's Place5.503.6535-
Fun SpongeSolemn Oath Brewery4.803.535-
3rd WheelO'so Brewing Company & Tap House5.503.5735-
La GaillardeUnibroue5.003.2834-
Abbaye D'Aulne Blonde Des Pères (Sur Lie) 6°Brasserie Val De Sambre6.003.5234-
FlinkBrouwerij 't IJ4.703.8234-
Wipers Times 14Brasserie Kazematten6.503.8934-
Senne / Le Trou Du Diable Schieve TabarnakBrasserie de la Senne6.503.7434-
PaasIJBrouwerij 't IJ7.003.8834-
Pale Sour AleBrewery Ommegang6.904.0334-
New Norcia Abbey AleMalt Shovel Brewery7.003.4234-
BelafonteCOAST Brewing Company5.704.1634-
SauvageNew Orleans Lager & Ale Brewing Company (NOLA)5.004.0334-
Wandering Monk AleEvolution Craft Brewing Company6.30433-
Abita Select MayhawkAbita Brewing Co.6.503.733-
Special Block 6Brouwerij De Block bvba6.003.4233-
Abbaye De St AmandBrasserie De Brunehaut7.003.53284
SimpelOvershores Brewing Co.4.003.6332-
KastaarBrouwerij De Block bvba5.003.6332-
Area 151Wild Wolf Brewing Company7.003.5632-
Lenoir Belgian AleBell City Brewing Co6.503.4632-
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