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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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Style Examples - 1 to 50 (out of 1319) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
DuvelBrouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV8.504.287,782100
Delirium TremensBrouwerij Huyghe8.504.085,58590
MatildaGoose Island Beer Co.7.003.994,67698
DamnationRussian River Brewing Company7.754.123,763-
PranqsterNorth Coast Brewing Co.7.6043,322100
Don De DieuUnibroue9.004.132,82794
La ChouffeBrasserie d'Achouffe8.004.162,47999
PiraatBrouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.10.804.042,39294
Brooklyn Local 1Brooklyn Brewery9.004.092,044100
MischiefThe Bruery8.504.011,785-
Pauwel KwakBrouwerij Bosteels8.403.751,69872
GnomegangBrewery Ommegang9.504.091,44389
SalvationAvery Brewing Company9.003.821,051-
De Dolle Stille NachtBrouwerij De Dolle Brouwers12.004.121,020100
AleSmith Horny DevilAleSmith Brewing Company10.004.03980100
Allagash Confluence AleAllagash Brewing Company7.504.0391692
668 Neighbor Of The BeastNew England Brewing Co.7.803.96904-
Inferno AleThe Lost Abbey8.504.01781-
Faithfull AleDogfish Head Craft Brewery7.003.38720-
Hades AleGreat Divide Brewing Company7.803.6971994
La Trappe Isid'orBierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.7.503.98718-
Hitachino Nest Red Rice AleKiuchi Brewery7.003.6569392
Bush AmbréeBrasserie Dubuisson Frères sprl12.003.8465891
De Dolle ArabierBrouwerij De Dolle Brouwers8.004.0563797
Reinaert Flemish Wild AleDe Proefbrouwerij (bvba Andelot)9.003.89611100
Grand Cru Winter ReserveFlying Fish Brewing Company7.203.67555-
Moinette BlondBrasserie Dupont sprl8.504.17529100
As FollowsStillwater Artisanal Ales9.004.1526-
LuciferBrouwerij Het Anker8.003.8510-
De Dolle BoskeunBrouwerij De Dolle Brouwers10.004.14504100
Allagash Victoria AleAllagash Brewing Company9.003.93485-
Allagash Victor AleAllagash Brewing Company9.003.87472-
Allagash James BeanAllagash Brewing Company10.404.08469-
BelzebuthBrasserie Grain d' Orge (Brasserie Jeanne d'Arc SA)13.003.4146387
Struise TsjeesesDe Struise Brouwers10.004.01442-
De Ranke Père NoëlBrouwerij De Ranke7.003.81429-
It's Alive!Mikkeller ApS8.003.74408-
Southampton Grand CruSouthampton Publick House9.504.21401-
SaxoBrasserie Caracole8.003.9139989
Brewer's Art Beazly Golden AleThe Brewer's Art7.304.01395100
Malheur 10°Brouwerij De Landtsheer NV10.004395-
Barbãr (Belgian Honey Ale)Brasserie Lefèbvre SA8.003.8638397
Melange A Trois - Reserve Series Aged In French Oak Chardonnay BarrelsNebraska Brewing Company11.304.1937990
Local SpeciesBlue Mountain Brewery6.603.72367-
La GuillotineBrouwerij Huyghe8.503.9135894
Hoegaarden Grand CruBrouwerij van Hoegaarden8.50435897
Alpha Kong3 Floyds Brewing Co.10.503.98352-
Trader Joe's Providential Golden AleTrader Joe's Brewing Company7.503.9343-
Brainless On Cherries Belgian-Style Ale (Batch 5+)Epic Brewing Company10.103.35337-
Cuvée Van De Keizer Rood (Red)Brouwerij Het Anker10.004.03335-
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