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 - 51 to 100 (out of 2823) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
Witkap Pater Singel / StimuloBrouwerij Slaghmuylder6.003.7428382
AleSmith Lil' DevilAleSmith Brewing Company5.953.79279-
Augustijn BlondBrouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.8.003.69276-
Fat Tire And Friends Fat Pale AleNew Belgium Brewing6.003.71275-
LoftNew Belgium Brewing4.003.5264-
Troubadour Blond AleBrouwerij De Musketiers6.503.98264100
Allagash Sixteen CountiesAllagash Brewing Company7.304.125993
ZinnebirBrasserie de la Senne6.003.98252-
Side TripNew Belgium Brewing6.003.83240-
Kasteel BlondBrouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V.7.003.8923295
Petrus BlondDe Brabandere6.603.49225-
Abbey's SingleDESTIHL Brewery4.903.61207-
It's Alright!Mikkeller ApS4.503.03206-
Val-Dieu BlondBrasserie de l'Abbaye du Val-Dieu6.003.8819796
High Striker SingleGreat Lakes Brewing Co.4.803.67192-
White Birch Belgian Style Pale AleWhite Birch Brewing6.403.57189-
Fleur De LehighPhiladelphia Brewing Company4.503.44186-
Evil Twin / Sante Adairius Joey PepperEvil Twin Brewing7.003.83184-
Antigoon By Robert WiedmaierBrouwerij De Musketiers6.804.0718390
Bière Du Boucanier RedBrouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.7.003.79181-
Schlafly Belgian Golden AleThe Schlafly Tap Room7.003.72179-
Le Fleur Misseur?New Belgium Brewing6.503.76179-
Beer Table - Table BeerStillwater Artisanal Ales4.704.06174-
The HarlotSociete Brewing Co.6.403.82172-
Petit ArdennesLost Nation Brewing4.204.09164-
Seef BierAntwerpse Brouw Compagnie N.V.6.503.7164-
Stone Reason Be DamnedStone Brewing8.203.92163-
Monks' AleAbbey Beverage Company (Monastery of Christ in the Desert)5.103.51163-
Golden Ale (+ Hof Ten Dormaal)New Belgium Brewing7.003.81157-
Extra Pale AleAlmanac Beer Co.6.003.55156-
Allagash Hoppy Table BeerAllagash Brewing Company4.804.0815593
Belgian Style Pale AleUpslope Brewing Company - Lee Hill7.503.72149-
Soul ShineStarr Hill Brewery5.203.58147-
Magic Beaver Belgian-Style Pale AleLickinghole Creek Craft Brewery5.503.5414590
Flat Earth Belgian-Style Pale AleFlat Earth Brewing Company5.203.72143-
Brewer's Art Birdhouse Pale AleThe Brewer's Art5.003.86143-
X-Mas ZinnebirBrasserie de la Senne6.503.76142-
Porch Swing Single AleNew Belgium Brewing5.203.69142-
Blonde Hunny AleWild Wolf Brewing Company6.803.48142-
Jersey Summer Breakfast AleCricket Hill Brewing Co.5.503.41140-
Sho' NuffAgainst The Grain Brewery & Smokehouse4.903.45140-
Bink BlondBrouwerij Kerkom5.503.7913997
Single FinKane Brewing Company5.003.9137-
La Rullés Estivale (Bière De Gaume)Brasserie Artisanale De Rulles SPRL5.203.85136-
HopluiaSpilker Ales5.603.5513686
California AleTelegraph Brewing Company6.203.54132-
DouzeBFM (Brasserie des Franches-Montagnes)6.504.01127-
Hva Såå!?Mikkeller ApS7.603.77126-
MarisolGoose Island Beer Co.6.103.85126-
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