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
DuvelBrouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV8.504.287,828100
Delirium TremensBrouwerij Huyghe8.504.085,63590
MatildaGoose Island Beer Co.7.003.994,70298
DamnationRussian River Brewing Company7.754.123,778-
PranqsterNorth Coast Brewing Co.7.6043,337100
Don De DieuUnibroue9.004.132,84294
La ChouffeBrasserie d'Achouffe8.004.162,50499
PiraatBrouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.10.804.042,41494
Brooklyn Local 1Brooklyn Brewery9.004.092,057100
MischiefThe Bruery8.504.011,808-
Pauwel KwakBrouwerij Bosteels8.403.751,71972
GnomegangBrewery Ommegang9.504.091,55189
De Dolle Stille NachtBrouwerij De Dolle Brouwers12.004.121,039100
AleSmith Horny DevilAleSmith Brewing Company10.004.04986100
Allagash Confluence AleAllagash Brewing Company7.504.0392292
668 Neighbor Of The BeastNew England Brewing Co.7.803.96908-
Inferno AleThe Lost Abbey8.504.01783-
La Trappe Isid'orBierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.7.503.98727-
Faithfull AleDogfish Head Craft Brewery7.003.38722-
Hades AleGreat Divide Brewing Company7.803.771894
Hitachino Nest Red Rice AleKiuchi Brewery7.003.6469892
Bush AmbréeBrasserie Dubuisson Frères sprl12.003.8466091
De Dolle ArabierBrouwerij De Dolle Brouwers8.004.0564797
Reinaert Flemish Wild AleDe Proefbrouwerij (bvba Andelot)9.003.89612100
Grand Cru Winter ReserveFlying Fish Brewing Company7.203.68565-
Moinette BlondBrasserie Dupont sprl8.504.16536100
As FollowsStillwater Artisanal Ales9.004.1530-
LuciferBrouwerij Het Anker8.003.81514-
De Dolle BoskeunBrouwerij De Dolle Brouwers10.004.14507100
Allagash James BeanAllagash Brewing Company10.404.08499-
Allagash Victoria AleAllagash Brewing Company9.003.93485-
Allagash Victor AleAllagash Brewing Company9.003.87473-
BelzebuthBrasserie Grain d' Orge (Brasserie Jeanne d'Arc SA)13.003.4246487
Struise TsjeesesDe Struise Brouwers10.004.01450-
Grand CruNorth Coast Brewing Co.12.903.57447-
De Ranke Père NoëlBrouwerij De Ranke7.003.8442-
It's Alive!Mikkeller ApS8.003.74410-
Southampton Grand CruSouthampton Publick House9.504.21403-
SaxoBrasserie Caracole8.003.9140189
Malheur 10°Brouwerij De Landtsheer NV10.004397-
Brewer's Art Beazly Golden AleThe Brewer's Art7.304.01396100
Barbãr (Belgian Honey Ale)Brasserie Lefèbvre SA8.003.8738997
Melange A Trois - Reserve Series Aged In French Oak Chardonnay BarrelsNebraska Brewing Company11.304.238390
Local SpeciesBlue Mountain Brewery6.603.72367-
La GuillotineBrouwerij Huyghe8.503.9136594
Hoegaarden Grand CruBrouwerij van Hoegaarden8.50435997
Alpha Kong3 Floyds Brewing Co.10.503.99356-
Trader Joe's Providential Golden AleTrader Joe's Brewing Company7.503.91349-
Brainless On Cherries Belgian-Style Ale (Batch 5+)Epic Brewing Company10.103.35342-
Cuvée Van De Keizer Rood (Red)Brouwerij Het Anker10.004.03339-
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