Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Description:
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 Ratings > Score
Duvel Belgian Golden AleBrouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV8.507,9764.25
Delirium TremensBrouwerij Huyghe8.505,8034.13
MatildaGoose Island Beer Co.7.004,7644.03
DamnationRussian River Brewing Company7.753,8184.12
PranqsterNorth Coast Brewing Co.7.603,3864.04
Don De DieuUnibroue9.002,8904.15
La ChouffeBrasserie d'Achouffe8.002,5924.21
PiraatBrouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.10.502,4754.07
Brooklyn Local 1Brooklyn Brewery9.002,0804.12
MischiefThe Bruery8.501,8323.99
Pauwel KwakBrouwerij Bosteels8.401,7753.79
GnomegangBrewery Ommegang9.501,5824.09
De Dolle Stille NachtBrouwerij De Dolle Brouwers12.001,0564.18
AleSmith Horny DevilAleSmith Brewing Company10.001,0074.06
Allagash Confluence AleAllagash Brewing Company7.509364.04
668 Neighbor Of The BeastNew England Brewing Co.7.809133.96
Inferno AleThe Lost Abbey8.507864.01
La Trappe Isid'orBierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.7.507533.99
Faithfull AleDogfish Head Craft Brewery7.007233.39
Hades AleGreat Divide Brewing Company7.807183.73
Hitachino Nest Red Rice AleKiuchi Brewery7.007163.7
Bush AmbréeBrasserie Dubuisson Frères sprl12.006703.86
De Dolle ArabierBrouwerij De Dolle Brouwers8.006614.07
Brainless On Peaches Belgian-Style AleEpic Brewing Company11.006533.6
Reinaert Flemish Wild AleDe Proefbrouwerij (bvba Andelot)9.006153.9
Grand Cru Winter ReserveFlying Fish Brewing Company7.205713.64
Moinette BlondBrasserie Dupont sprl8.505554.18
Allagash James BeanAllagash Brewing Company10.405544.11
As FollowsStillwater Artisanal Ales9.005384.07
LuciferBrouwerij Het Anker8.005213.81
De Dolle BoskeunBrouwerij De Dolle Brouwers10.005204.16
Allagash Victoria AleAllagash Brewing Company9.005003.92
Allagash Victor AleAllagash Brewing Company9.004853.9
Grand CruNorth Coast Brewing Co.12.904743.7
BelzebuthBrasserie Grain d' Orge (Brasserie Jeanne d'Arc SA)13.004673.42
Struise TsjeesesDe Struise Brouwers10.004613.99
De Ranke Père NoëlBrouwerij De Ranke7.004523.79
It's Alive!Mikkeller ApS8.004163.72
SaxoBrasserie Caracole8.004083.9
Brewer's Art Beazly Golden AleThe Brewer's Art7.304064.02
Southampton Grand CruSouthampton Publick House9.504034.2
Malheur 10°Brouwerij De Landtsheer NV10.004033.98
Barbãr (Belgian Honey Ale)Brasserie Lefèbvre SA8.003963.92
Melange A Trois - Reserve Series Aged In French Oak Chardonnay BarrelsNebraska Brewing Company11.303964.14
La GuillotineBrouwerij Huyghe8.503813.94
Local SpeciesBlue Mountain Brewery6.603733.77
Hoegaarden Grand CruBrouwerij van Hoegaarden8.503724.03
Trader Joe's Providential Golden AleTrader Joe's Brewing Company7.503623.91
Alpha Kong3 Floyds Brewing Co.10.503624
Brainless RaspberriesEpic Brewing Company9.703613.64
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