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 - 51 to 100 (out of 2954) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
Saranac Belgian AleMatt Brewing Company / Saranac Brewery5.903.3429078
Witkap Pater Singel / StimuloBrouwerij Slaghmuylder6.003.7428482
Fat Tire And Friends Fat Pale AleNew Belgium Brewing6.003.72282-
Augustijn BlondBrouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.7.503.69278-
Allagash Sixteen CountiesAllagash Brewing Company7.304.1127793
Troubadour Blond AleBrouwerij De Musketiers6.503.97268100
LoftNew Belgium Brewing4.003.5264-
ZinnebirBrasserie de la Senne6.003.98260-
Side TripNew Belgium Brewing6.003.84241-
Kasteel BlondBrouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V.7.003.8923495
Petrus BlondDe Brabandere6.603.49232-
Allagash Hoppy Table BeerAllagash Brewing Company4.804.0823093
War BirdPipeworks Brewing Company4.503.87226-
Abbey's SingleDESTIHL Brewery4.903.6212-
It's Alright!Mikkeller ApS4.503.03207-
Val-Dieu BlondBrasserie de l'Abbaye du Val-Dieu6.003.8720396
High Striker SingleGreat Lakes Brewing Co.4.803.67192-
White Birch Belgian Style Pale AleWhite Birch Brewing6.403.57189-
Fleur De LehighPhiladelphia Brewing Company4.503.44187-
Evil Twin / Sante Adairius Joey PepperEvil Twin Brewing7.003.83185-
Antigoon By Robert WiedmaierBrouwerij De Musketiers7.004.0718490
Bière Du Boucanier RedBrouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.7.003.79183-
Schlafly Belgian Golden AleThe Schlafly Tap Room7.003.72179-
Le Fleur Misseur?New Belgium Brewing6.503.76179-
Beer Table - Table BeerStillwater Artisanal Ales4.704.06175-
The HarlotSociete Brewing Co.6.403.83174-
Petit ArdennesLost Nation Brewing4.204.08167-
Seef BierAntwerpse Brouw Compagnie N.V.6.503.7167-
Monks' AleAbbey Beverage Company (Monastery of Christ in the Desert)5.103.51165-
LeonOmnipollo6.503.88165-
Stone Reason Be DamnedStone Brewing8.203.92163-
Golden Ale (+ Hof Ten Dormaal)New Belgium Brewing7.003.81161-
Extra Pale AleAlmanac Beer Co.6.003.55156-
Sho' NuffAgainst The Grain Brewery & Smokehouse4.903.46151-
Belgian Style Pale AleUpslope Brewing Company - Lee Hill7.503.73150-
Blonde Hunny AleWild Wolf Brewing Company6.803.5148-
Brewer's Art Birdhouse Pale AleThe Brewer's Art5.003.87148-
Soul ShineStarr Hill Brewery5.203.58147-
Magic Beaver Belgian-Style Pale AleLickinghole Creek Craft Brewery5.503.5514690
Flat Earth Belgian-Style Pale AleFlat Earth Brewing Company5.203.72144-
Porch Swing Single AleNew Belgium Brewing5.203.69143-
X-Mas ZinnebirBrasserie de la Senne6.503.76142-
Jersey Summer Breakfast AleCricket Hill Brewing Co.5.503.41141-
Bink BlondBrouwerij Kerkom5.503.7914197
Lunatic BlondeWicked Weed Brewing6.503.92139-
La Rullés Estivale (Bière De Gaume)Brasserie Artisanale De Rulles SPRL5.203.85138-
HopluiaSpilker Ales5.603.5513886
Single FinKane Brewing Company5.003.9137-
California AleTelegraph Brewing Company6.203.54132-
DouzeBFM (Brasserie des Franches-Montagnes)6.504.01129-
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