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 NV8.504.287,842100
Delirium TremensBrouwerij Huyghe8.504.085,65690
MatildaGoose Island Beer Co.7.003.994,70798
DamnationRussian River Brewing Company7.754.123,793-
PranqsterNorth Coast Brewing Co.7.6043,343100
Don De DieuUnibroue9.004.132,84994
La ChouffeBrasserie d'Achouffe8.004.162,51299
PiraatBrouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.10.804.042,42394
Brooklyn Local 1Brooklyn Brewery9.004.092,060100
MischiefThe Bruery8.504.011,810-
Pauwel KwakBrouwerij Bosteels8.403.751,72472
GnomegangBrewery Ommegang9.504.091,55489
De Dolle Stille NachtBrouwerij De Dolle Brouwers12.004.121,040100
AleSmith Horny DevilAleSmith Brewing Company10.004.04988100
Allagash Confluence AleAllagash Brewing Company7.504.0392792
668 Neighbor Of The BeastNew England Brewing Co.7.803.96909-
Inferno AleThe Lost Abbey8.504.01784-
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 Brewery7.003.6469992
Bush AmbréeBrasserie Dubuisson Frères sprl12.003.8466091
De Dolle ArabierBrouwerij De Dolle Brouwers8.004.0564997
Reinaert Flemish Wild AleDe Proefbrouwerij (bvba Andelot)9.003.89613100
Grand Cru Winter ReserveFlying Fish Brewing Company7.203.68568-
Moinette BlondBrasserie Dupont sprl8.504.16536100
As FollowsStillwater Artisanal Ales9.004.1530-
LuciferBrouwerij Het Anker8.003.81516-
De Dolle BoskeunBrouwerij De Dolle Brouwers10.004.14508100
Allagash James BeanAllagash Brewing Company10.404.07504-
Allagash Victoria AleAllagash Brewing Company9.003.93486-
Allagash Victor AleAllagash Brewing Company9.003.87473-
BelzebuthBrasserie Grain d' Orge (Brasserie Jeanne d'Arc SA)13.003.4246587
Struise TsjeesesDe Struise Brouwers10.004.01452-
Grand CruNorth Coast Brewing Co.12.903.57448-
De Ranke Père NoëlBrouwerij De Ranke7.003.81446-
It's Alive!Mikkeller ApS8.003.74410-
Southampton Grand CruSouthampton Publick House9.504.21403-
SaxoBrasserie Caracole8.003.9140189
Brewer's Art Beazly Golden AleThe Brewer's Art7.304.02398100
Malheur 10°Brouwerij De Landtsheer NV10.004397-
Barbãr (Belgian Honey Ale)Brasserie Lefèbvre SA8.003.8738997
Melange A Trois - Reserve Series Aged In French Oak Chardonnay BarrelsNebraska Brewing Company11.304.1938590
La GuillotineBrouwerij Huyghe8.503.936894
Local SpeciesBlue Mountain Brewery6.603.72367-
Hoegaarden Grand CruBrouwerij van Hoegaarden8.50436097
Alpha Kong3 Floyds Brewing Co.10.503.99356-
Trader Joe's Providential Golden AleTrader Joe's Brewing Company7.503.91351-
Brainless On Cherries Belgian-Style Ale (Batch 5+)Epic Brewing Company10.103.36344-
Cuvée Van De Keizer Rood (Red)Brouwerij Het Anker10.004.03340-
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