Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Like a Belgian Pale Ale, the strong versions will also be pale to golden in color. What sets them apart is a much higher alcohol content that can range from hidden to spicy to devastatingly present. Expect a complex and powerful ale, yet delicate with rounded flavors and big, billowy, rocky, white head. Hop and malt character can vary, most are fruity and quite hoppy, but hop flavor and aroma will generally be within the low range and artfully balanced.

Duvel is the quintessential example of this style, and many others have tried to imitate it with similar references to the devil.

Average alcohol by volume (abv) range: 7.0-12.0%   [ ? ] 

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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
Duvel Belgian Golden AleBrouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV8.504.287,931100
Delirium TremensBrouwerij Huyghe8.504.085,74890
MatildaGoose Island Beer Co.7.003.994,74398
DamnationRussian River Brewing Company7.754.123,811-
PranqsterNorth Coast Brewing Co.7.6043,377100
Don De DieuUnibroue9.004.132,88294
La ChouffeBrasserie d'Achouffe8.004.162,56199
PiraatBrouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.10.504.042,46094
Brooklyn Local 1Brooklyn Brewery9.004.092,078100
MischiefThe Bruery8.504.011,824-
Pauwel KwakBrouwerij Bosteels8.403.751,76072
GnomegangBrewery Ommegang9.504.091,57589
De Dolle Stille NachtBrouwerij De Dolle Brouwers12.004.121,051100
AleSmith Horny DevilAleSmith Brewing Company10.004.04998100
Allagash Confluence AleAllagash Brewing Company7.504.0393192
668 Neighbor Of The BeastNew England Brewing Co.7.803.96911-
Inferno AleThe Lost Abbey8.504.01786-
La Trappe Isid'orBierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.7.503.98747-
Faithfull AleDogfish Head Craft Brewery7.003.38722-
Hades AleGreat Divide Brewing Company7.803.771894
Hitachino Nest Red Rice AleKiuchi Brewery7.003.6571092
Bush AmbréeBrasserie Dubuisson Frères sprl12.003.8466591
De Dolle ArabierBrouwerij De Dolle Brouwers8.004.0665797
Brainless On Peaches Belgian-Style AleEpic Brewing Company11.003.56644-
Reinaert Flemish Wild AleDe Proefbrouwerij (bvba Andelot)9.003.89615100
Grand Cru Winter ReserveFlying Fish Brewing Company7.203.68571-
Moinette BlondBrasserie Dupont sprl8.504.16549100
As FollowsStillwater Artisanal Ales9.004.09536-
Allagash James BeanAllagash Brewing Company10.404.09535-
LuciferBrouwerij Het Anker8.003.81518-
De Dolle BoskeunBrouwerij De Dolle Brouwers10.004.14515100
Allagash Victoria AleAllagash Brewing Company9.003.94497-
Allagash Victor AleAllagash Brewing Company9.003.87483-
Grand CruNorth Coast Brewing Co.12.903.58473-
BelzebuthBrasserie Grain d' Orge (Brasserie Jeanne d'Arc SA)13.003.4246787
Struise TsjeesesDe Struise Brouwers10.004.01458-
De Ranke Père NoëlBrouwerij De Ranke7.003.8449-
It's Alive!Mikkeller ApS8.003.74415-
SaxoBrasserie Caracole8.003.9140589
Brewer's Art Beazly Golden AleThe Brewer's Art7.304.02404100
Southampton Grand CruSouthampton Publick House9.504.21403-
Malheur 10°Brouwerij De Landtsheer NV10.004399-
Barbãr (Belgian Honey Ale)Brasserie Lefèbvre SA8.003.8739497
Melange A Trois - Reserve Series Aged In French Oak Chardonnay BarrelsNebraska Brewing Company11.304.1939290
La GuillotineBrouwerij Huyghe8.503.938094
Local SpeciesBlue Mountain Brewery6.603.72371-
Hoegaarden Grand CruBrouwerij van Hoegaarden8.503.9936997
Alpha Kong3 Floyds Brewing Co.10.503.99362-
Trader Joe's Providential Golden AleTrader Joe's Brewing Company7.503.92360-
Brainless RaspberriesEpic Brewing Company9.703.67356-
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