Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Description:
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 - 51 to 100 (out of 1455) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
Brainless On Cherries Belgian-Style Ale (Batch 5+)Epic Brewing Company10.103.36348-
Cuvée Van De Keizer Rood (Red)Brouwerij Het Anker10.004.03342-
La SeigneurialeUnibroue7.503.91336-
De Proef Reserve Signature Ale (w/ Tomme Arthur)De Proefbrouwerij (bvba Andelot)8.504.08321-
AbigaleSixpoint Brewery8.003.93320-
St. Feuillien Grand CruBrasserie St. Feuillien9.503.94316-
Super CruNew Belgium Brewing10.003.431480
TrifectaNight Shift Brewing7.003.73312-
Flanders Fred (w/ Alan Sprints)De Proefbrouwerij (bvba Andelot)7.504.16304-
St. StefanusBrouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.7.003.87299-
Beer Camp Across The World: Hoppy Belgian-Style Golden AleSierra Nevada Brewing Co.8.003.96283-
Bière Du Boucanier GoldenBrouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.11.003.8427689
Rince CochonRoman N.V.8.503.6326181
Omer Traditional BlondBrouwerij Bockor N.V. / Brouwerij Omer Vander Ghinste8.003.625989
Augustijn Grand CruBrouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.9.003.8925892
De Proef Flemish Primitive Wild Ale (Surly Bird)De Proefbrouwerij (bvba Andelot)9.003.99258-
Super BaladinBirrificio Le Baladin8.003.8625585
Holy Mackerel Special Golden AleHoly Mackerel Small Batch Beers "the garage project"8.503.3424351
Stack N Stabb3 Floyds Brewing Co.8.503.78240-
Funky E StarMikkeller ApS9.393.68228-
Hop - RuiterScheldebrouwerij8.00422394
Caracole AmbréeBrasserie Caracole8.003.94222-
Blonde FatalePeace Tree Brewing Co.8.503.63221-
Allagash EvoraAllagash Brewing Company9.004.01214-
Ovila Belgian Style GoldenSierra Nevada Brewing Co.8.503.9213-
BrigandBrouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V.9.003.7821296
Brainless Belgian-Style Golden AleEpic Brewing Company8.703.72208-
USAlive! (Alive)Mikkeller ApS8.003.97205-
WostyntjeBrouwerij Smisje7.003.58199-
Struise Tsjeeses Reserva (Bourbon Barrel Aged)De Struise Brouwers10.004.16198-
InvocationWild Heaven Beer8.503.96193-
Satan RedBrouwerij De Block bvba8.003.58189-
AzraelDevils Backbone Brewing Company7.003.7318680
Leffe 9Abbaye de Leffe S.A.9.003.67185-
St. Feuillien BlondeBrasserie St. Feuillien7.503.91184-
The Auroch's HornOlvalde Farm and Brewing Company10.004.06179-
De Proef Signature Les Deux Brasseurs Ale (w/Jason Perkins)De Proefbrouwerij (bvba Andelot)8.504.15177-
Panic AttackHoly Mackerel Small Batch Beers "the garage project"10.003.3717171
1825Greenbush Brewing Company9.303.71166-
JudasBrouwerij Alken-Maes8.503.816693
Bush PrestigeBrasserie Dubuisson Frères sprl13.004.0516586
Peach Grand CruGreat Divide Brewing Company12.003.47162-
Atomium Grand CruBrouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.8.003.86161-
Leffe RoyaleAbbaye de Leffe S.A.7.503.74158-
Schlafly Grand CruThe Schlafly Tap Room9.003.91156-
Broken AngelTrillium Brewing Company9.204.03154-
A Honey Of A SaisonBoulder Beer / Wilderness Pub11.503.39153-
La Binchoise Spéciale Noël (Reserve Special - USA)Brasserie La Binchoise (Malterie des Remparts)9.004.0315292
True Blonde DubbelSka Brewing Co.8.003.55151-
Chardonnay Barrel Belgian Ale (Fall Migration)Evolution Craft Brewing Company7.204.0514991
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