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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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Name Brewery ABV Avg Hads > Bros
DuvelBrouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV8.504.287,734100
Delirium TremensBrouwerij Huyghe8.504.085,53490
MatildaGoose Island Beer Co.7.003.984,64598
DamnationRussian River Brewing Company7.754.123,738-
PranqsterNorth Coast Brewing Co.7.6043,303100
Don De DieuUnibroue9.004.132,80294
La ChouffeBrasserie d'Achouffe8.004.162,44399
PiraatBrouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.10.504.042,37294
Brooklyn Local 1Brooklyn Brewery9.004.092,038100
MischiefThe Bruery8.504.011,764-
Pauwel KwakBrouwerij Bosteels8.403.751,67572
GnomegangBrewery Ommegang9.504.091,42989
SalvationAvery Brewing Company9.003.821,048-
De Dolle Stille NachtBrouwerij De Dolle Brouwers12.004.121,011100
AleSmith Horny DevilAleSmith Brewing Company10.004.03967100
Allagash Confluence AleAllagash Brewing Company7.504.0389892
668 Neighbor Of The BeastNew England Brewing Co.7.803.95895-
Inferno AleThe Lost Abbey8.504.01777-
Faithfull AleDogfish Head Craft Brewery7.003.38720-
Hades AleGreat Divide Brewing Company7.803.6971994
La Trappe Isid'orBierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.7.503.98707-
Hitachino Nest Red Rice AleKiuchi Brewery7.003.6468492
Bush AmbréeBrasserie Dubuisson Frères sprl12.003.8465791
De Dolle ArabierBrouwerij De Dolle Brouwers8.004.0563197
Reinaert Flemish Wild AleDe Proefbrouwerij (bvba Andelot)9.003.89609100
Grand Cru Winter ReserveFlying Fish Brewing Company7.203.67555-
As FollowsStillwater Artisanal Ales9.004.1523-
Moinette BlondBrasserie Dupont sprl8.504.17520100
LuciferBrouwerij Het Anker8.003.81504-
De Dolle BoskeunBrouwerij De Dolle Brouwers10.004.14499100
Allagash Victoria AleAllagash Brewing Company9.003.94481-
Allagash Victor AleAllagash Brewing Company9.003.87468-
BelzebuthBrasserie Grain d' Orge (Brasserie Jeanne d'Arc SA)13.003.4246287
Struise TsjeesesDe Struise Brouwers10.004.01442-
Juli Goldenberg/Monkey Paw/Stone 24 Carrot Golden AleStone Brewing8.503.7143480
De Ranke Père NoëlBrouwerij De Ranke7.003.81427-
It's Alive!Mikkeller ApS8.003.74407-
Southampton Grand CruSouthampton Publick House9.504.21400-
SaxoBrasserie Caracole8.003.9139889
Brewer's Art Beazly Golden AleThe Brewer's Art7.304.02394100
Malheur 10°Brouwerij De Landtsheer NV10.003.99392-
Barbãr (Belgian Honey Ale)Brasserie Lefèbvre SA8.003.8638197
Melange A Trois - Reserve Series Aged In French Oak Chardonnay BarrelsNebraska Brewing Company11.304.237490
Local SpeciesBlue Mountain Brewery6.603.73364-
Hoegaarden Grand CruBrouwerij van Hoegaarden8.50435697
La GuillotineBrouwerij Huyghe8.503.9135094
Alpha Kong3 Floyds Brewing Co.10.503.99347-
Trader Joe's Providential Golden AleTrader Joe's Brewing Company7.503.9340-
Brainless On Cherries Belgian-Style Ale (Batch 5+)Epic Brewing Company10.103.34334-
La SeigneurialeUnibroue7.503.91331-
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