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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 - 51 to 100 (out of 2681) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
Hell's BelleBig Boss Brewing7.003.56287-
Witkap Pater Singel / StimuloBrouwerij Slaghmuylder6.003.7428382
Augustijn BlondBrouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.8.003.69272-
Fat Tire And Friends Fat Pale AleNew Belgium Brewing6.003.7265-
LoftNew Belgium Brewing4.003.5264-
AleSmith Lil' DevilAleSmith Brewing Company5.953.81261-
Troubadour Blond AleBrouwerij De Musketiers6.503.98254100
ZinnebirBrasserie de la Senne6.003.98246-
Side TripNew Belgium Brewing6.003.84235-
Kasteel BlondBrouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V.7.003.8922995
Petrus BlondDe Brabandere6.603.49221-
Allagash Sixteen CountiesAllagash Brewing Company7.304.1221893
It's Alright!Mikkeller ApS4.503.03206-
Abbey's SingleDESTIHL Brewery4.903.61201-
Val-Dieu BlondBrasserie de l'Abbaye du Val-Dieu6.003.8719496
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 Brewing7.003.84182-
Bière Du Boucanier RedBrouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.7.003.79180-
Antigoon By Robert WiedmaierBrouwerij De Musketiers6.804.0717990
Lips Of Faith - Le Fleur Misseur?New Belgium Brewing6.503.76179-
Collaboration Series: Fourthmeal Hoppy Belgian-Style AleThe Bruery6.904.02179-
Schlafly Belgian Golden AleThe Schlafly Tap Room7.003.72177-
Beer Table - Table BeerStillwater Artisanal Ales4.704.06173-
The HarlotSociete Brewing Co.6.403.82171-
Petit ArdennesLost Nation Brewing4.204.09164-
Stone Reason Be DamnedStone Brewing8.203.92163-
Monks' AleAbbey Beverage Company (Monastery of Christ in the Desert)5.103.51162-
Seef BierAntwerpse Brouw Compagnie N.V.6.503.73162-
Extra Pale AleAlmanac Beer Co.6.003.55156-
Belgian Style Pale AleUpslope Brewing Company - Lee Hill7.503.72148-
Soul ShineStarr Hill Brewery5.203.58146-
Flat Earth Belgian-Style Pale AleFlat Earth Brewing Company5.203.73142-
X-Mas ZinnebirBrasserie de la Senne6.503.76142-
Porch Swing Single AleNew Belgium Brewing5.203.69142-
Magic Beaver Belgian-Style Pale AleLickinghole Creek Craft Brewery5.503.5914190
Blonde Hunny AleWild Wolf Brewing Company6.803.46140-
Jersey Summer Breakfast AleCricket Hill Brewing Co.5.503.44137-
Lips Of Faith Golden Ale (Hof Ten Dormaal Collaboration)New Belgium Brewing7.003.81137-
Bink BlondBrouwerij Kerkom5.503.7913797
HopluiaSpilker Ales5.603.5513686
La Rullés Estivale (Bière De Gaume)Brasserie Artisanale De Rulles SPRL5.203.85134-
Single FinKane Brewing Company5.003.9134-
California AleTelegraph Brewing Company6.203.54131-
Sho' NuffAgainst The Grain Brewery & Smokehouse4.903.47129-
MarisolGoose Island Beer Co.6.103.85126-
DouzeBFM (Brasserie des Franches-Montagnes)6.504124-
P2Penrose Brewing5.403.87123-
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