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 NV8.504.287,903100
Delirium TremensBrouwerij Huyghe8.504.085,71190
MatildaGoose Island Beer Co.7.003.994,73198
DamnationRussian River Brewing Company7.754.123,804-
PranqsterNorth Coast Brewing Co.7.6043,361100
Don De DieuUnibroue9.004.132,87194
La ChouffeBrasserie d'Achouffe8.004.162,54299
PiraatBrouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.10.504.042,44194
Brooklyn Local 1Brooklyn Brewery9.004.092,072100
MischiefThe Bruery8.504.011,819-
Pauwel KwakBrouwerij Bosteels8.403.751,74772
GnomegangBrewery Ommegang9.504.091,56489
De Dolle Stille NachtBrouwerij De Dolle Brouwers12.004.121,045100
AleSmith Horny DevilAleSmith Brewing Company10.004.04994100
Allagash Confluence AleAllagash Brewing Company7.504.0392892
668 Neighbor Of The BeastNew England Brewing Co.7.803.96909-
Inferno AleThe Lost Abbey8.504.01785-
La Trappe Isid'orBierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.7.503.98741-
Faithfull AleDogfish Head Craft Brewery7.003.38722-
Hades AleGreat Divide Brewing Company7.803.771894
Hitachino Nest Red Rice AleKiuchi Brewery7.003.6570492
Bush AmbréeBrasserie Dubuisson Frères sprl12.003.8466591
De Dolle ArabierBrouwerij De Dolle Brouwers8.004.0665497
Brainless On Peaches Belgian-Style AleEpic Brewing Company11.003.56640-
Reinaert Flemish Wild AleDe Proefbrouwerij (bvba Andelot)9.003.89614100
Grand Cru Winter ReserveFlying Fish Brewing Company7.203.68571-
Moinette BlondBrasserie Dupont sprl8.504.16545100
As FollowsStillwater Artisanal Ales9.004.09535-
Allagash James BeanAllagash Brewing Company10.404.08518-
LuciferBrouwerij Het Anker8.003.81517-
De Dolle BoskeunBrouwerij De Dolle Brouwers10.004.13511100
Allagash Victoria AleAllagash Brewing Company9.003.93493-
Allagash Victor AleAllagash Brewing Company9.003.87477-
Grand CruNorth Coast Brewing Co.12.903.58472-
BelzebuthBrasserie Grain d' Orge (Brasserie Jeanne d'Arc SA)13.003.4246787
Struise TsjeesesDe Struise Brouwers10.004.01457-
De Ranke Père NoëlBrouwerij De Ranke7.003.8449-
It's Alive!Mikkeller ApS8.003.74411-
Southampton Grand CruSouthampton Publick House9.504.21403-
SaxoBrasserie Caracole8.003.9140289
Brewer's Art Beazly Golden AleThe Brewer's Art7.304.02401100
Malheur 10°Brouwerij De Landtsheer NV10.004397-
Barbãr (Belgian Honey Ale)Brasserie Lefèbvre SA8.003.8739497
Melange A Trois - Reserve Series Aged In French Oak Chardonnay BarrelsNebraska Brewing Company11.304.1938690
La GuillotineBrouwerij Huyghe8.503.9137494
Local SpeciesBlue Mountain Brewery6.603.73368-
Hoegaarden Grand CruBrouwerij van Hoegaarden8.503.9936697
Alpha Kong3 Floyds Brewing Co.10.503.99362-
Trader Joe's Providential Golden AleTrader Joe's Brewing Company7.503.91353-
Brainless RaspberriesEpic Brewing Company9.703.67350-
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