Belgian Dark Strong Ale near Charlotte, NC

Van Steenberge Gulden Draak

Van Steenberge Gulden Draak

Belgian Dark Strong Ale10.5% ABV18 IBU

Brouwerij Van SteenbergeErtvelde, Belgium

Available at very few places nearby

Rich, so glowing, so full of its very own characteristic flavor reminds some who try it of chocolate and others of coffee.

North Coast Brother Thelonious

North Coast Brother Thelonious

Belgian Dark Strong Ale9.4% ABV32 IBU

North Coast Brewing Co.Fort Bragg, CA

Jazz icon Thelonious Monk is the inspiration for North Coast Brewing’s Belgian-style abbey ale.

Delirium Nocturnum

Delirium Nocturnum

Belgian Dark Strong Ale8.5% ABV26 IBU

Brouwerij HuygheMelle, Belgium

Available at very few places nearby

Flavors of caramel, chocolate, liquorice and coriander. The bitter roasted chocolate malt is balanced out a with sour and sweet aftertaste.

Unibroue Trois Pistoles

Unibroue Trois Pistoles

Belgian Dark Strong Ale9.0% ABV16 IBU

Unibroue BreweryChambly, QC

Available at very few places nearby

Brewed with four selected malts and four exotic spices, Trois Pistoles beckons with a subtle sweetness that makes it surprisingly smooth and satisfying for a beer of such strength and complexity.

Coop Ale Works Dnr

Coop Ale Works Dnr

Belgian Dark Strong Ale10.0% ABV30 IBU

Coop Ale WorksOklahoma City, OK

This Belgian-style dark ale is the culmination of central and western European malts, Noble hops, candy sugar and a traditional Trappist yeast. Notes of dried fruit, cinnamon and vanilla make DNR a very complex experience to be enjoyed in moderation.

Maredsous 8 Brune

Maredsous 8 Brune

Belgian Dark Strong Ale8.0% ABV24 IBU

Maredsous Bière d'AbbayeDenée, Belgium

Maredsous 8 is a rich mahogany-brown Dubbel ale, with a delicate body, creamy head, and lush bouquet. Within its velvety taste you?ll discover subtle hints of dark fruit, chocolate, and toffee. You?ll also savor a dry and warming finish. A votre sante.

The Lost Abbey Judgment Day

The Lost Abbey Judgment Day

Belgian Dark Strong Ale10.5% ABV

The Lost AbbeySan Marcos, CA

A stronger and more contemplative version of our Lost and Found Ale. Judgment Day is the base beer for our Cuvee de Tomme.

The Bruery 9 Ladies Dancing

The Bruery 9 Ladies Dancing

Belgian Dark Strong Ale11.3% ABV

The BrueryPlacentia, CA

Available at a few places nearby

9 Ladies Dancing mimics the Italian dessert by whipping together flavor combinations and layers of its own. This includes notes of vanilla.

AleSmith Grand Cru

AleSmith Grand Cru

Belgian Dark Strong Ale10.0% ABV17 IBU

AleSmith Brewing CompanySan Diego, CA

Toasty, caramelly flavors, as well as flavors imparted by the Belgian yeast strain, predominate over a tapestry of subtle nuances.

Allagash Black

Allagash Black

Belgian Dark Strong Ale7.5% ABV10 IBU

Allagash Brewing CompanyPortland, ME

The silky mouth feel is a great balance to the roasted character, coffee and dark chocolate notes expressed throughout this beer.

Delirium  Noel

Delirium Noel

Belgian Dark Strong Ale10.0% ABV

Delirium BreweryMelle, Belgium

Chestnut amber in color with scents of caramel malt, fruit, spices and the sweetness of the alcohol. The aftertaste is sweet, spicy and slightly bitter.

Scaldis Noel

Scaldis Noel

Belgian Dark Strong Ale12.0% ABV21 IBU

Brasserie Dubuisson Freres SprlBelgium

The Bush de Noël is amber in colour with aromas ranging from banana and pineapple to caramel and dried fruits.

AleSmith Decadence

AleSmith Decadence

Belgian Dark Strong Ale10.0% ABV

AleSmith Brewing CompanySan Diego, CA

De Proef/New Glarus Abtsolution

De Proef/New Glarus Abtsolution

Belgian Dark Strong Ale9.0% ABV40 IBU

De Proefbrouwerij / New GlarusLochristi, Belgium

A dark ale with fruity esters, a velvety smooth palate and balancing wood notes from our use of French and American oak along with spicy hop

The Lost Abbey My Black Parade

The Lost Abbey My Black Parade

Belgian Dark Strong Ale12.0% ABV

The Lost AbbeySan Marcos, CA

Available at a few places nearby

Avery The Beast Grand Cru

Avery The Beast Grand Cru

Belgian Dark Strong Ale16.8% ABV18 IBU

Avery BrewingBoulder, CO

Ale with honey, raisins, molasses, and dates added

Brooklyn Local 2

Brooklyn Local 2

Belgian Dark Strong Ale9.0% ABV

Brooklyn BreweryBrooklyn, NY

Available at very few places nearby

Our special Belgian yeast adds hints of spice to the dark fruit, caramel, and chocolate flavors. After 100% bottle refermentation, the beer reveals a marvelous dry complexity, enjoyed by itself or at the dinner table.

Het Anker Gouden Carolus Cuvée van de Keizer Blauw

Het Anker Gouden Carolus Cuvée van de Keizer Blauw

Belgian Dark Strong Ale11.0% ABV10 IBU

Brouwerij Het AnkerMechelen, Belgium

Every year on the 24th of February, the birthday of "Charles the fifth", the Brewery brews the Gouden Carolus "Cuvee of the Emperor".

Sierra Nevada Ovila Quad

Sierra Nevada Ovila Quad

Belgian Dark Strong Ale9.2% ABV21 IBU

Sierra Nevada Brewing CompanyChico, CA

Sugar plums grown and harvested by monks add fruity notes to this caramelly, rich, dark ale balanced by the spiciness of a traditional Belgian yeast.

Musketeers Troubadour Obscura

Musketeers Troubadour Obscura

Belgian Dark Strong Ale8.5% ABV30 IBU

Brouwerij The MusketeersUrsel, Belgium

Allagash St. Klippenstein

Allagash St. Klippenstein

Belgian Dark Strong Ale11.0% ABV

Allagash Brewing CompanyPortland, ME

Available at very few places nearby

This full bodied beer is brewed with an array of dark roasted malts: dark chocolate malt, roasted barley, chocolate malt, and brown malt. After being hopped with Chinook and Northern Brewer, and fermented with a trappist-style yeast for a month in stainless, the beer spends three months aging in bourbon barrels.

Caracole Nostradamus

Caracole Nostradamus

Belgian Dark Strong Ale9.0% ABV

Brasserie CaracoleBelgium

A very complex artisanal Wallonian brown ale, rich, warming, little piquant in the mouth with liquorice, mocha flavors, pear and toasted bread background notes, perfect after-dinner drink or night cap.

Jolly Pumpkin Noel De Calabaza

Jolly Pumpkin Noel De Calabaza

Belgian Dark Strong Ale9.0% ABV

Jolly PumpkinDexter, MI

Available at very few places nearby

Leffe Brune

Leffe Brune

Belgian Dark Strong Ale6.5% ABV20 IBU

LeffeBrussels, Belgium

The Bruery Order Abbey Ale

The Bruery Order Abbey Ale

Belgian Dark Strong Ale10.6% ABV

The BrueryPlacentia, CA

Monastic breweries wrote the book on complex ales that weave notes of dark fruits, spices, caramelized character and warmth into each sip. The Order summons that tradition and adds local inspiration. Our darkening, Belgian-inspired abbey ale features dark-fruited character from dates, Belgian-style sugars and subtle spicing from coriander, which compliments the Belgian yeast esters.

Uinta Crooked Line Labyrinth Black Ale

Uinta Crooked Line Labyrinth Black Ale

Belgian Dark Strong Ale13.2% ABV

Uinta Brewing CompanySalt Lake City, UT

Aged in rye barrels

Affligem Noel

Affligem Noel

Belgian Dark Strong Ale9.0% ABV

Brouwerij AffligemOpwijk, Belgium

Green Flash Cellar 3 Ideal Belgique

Green Flash Cellar 3 Ideal Belgique

Belgian Dark Strong Ale9.0% ABV50 IBU

Green Flash Cellar 3Poway, CA

Our Belgian-style Dark Ale is inspired by traditional Abbey ales to deliver the richest roasted malt flavors. Dual-yeast fermentation, spicy hops, and the addition of Muscovado brown sugar provide increased complexity and depth of flavor which effortlessly combine to present a delicious, balanced brew with a velvety smooth texture that pleases the palate.

HItachino XH

HItachino XH

Belgian Dark Strong Ale8.3% ABV44 IBU

Kiuchi Brewery (Hitachino Nest)Japan

Huyghe Delirium Noel

Huyghe Delirium Noel

Belgian Dark Strong Ale10.0% ABV

Brouwerij HuygheMelle, Belgium

Available at very few places nearby

Kasteel Donker

Kasteel Donker

Belgian Dark Strong Ale11.0% ABV

Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V.Ingelmunster, Belgium

Toffee aroma quickly reveals robust roasted malt, burn sugar tastes and rich port wine-esque fruits like, apricot and cherry.

Ommegang Adoration

Ommegang Adoration

Belgian Dark Strong Ale10.0% ABV26 IBU

OmmegangCooperstown, NY

Petrus Winter #9

Petrus Winter #9

Belgian Dark Strong Ale9.0% ABV

Brouwerij BavikBavikhove, Belgium

Available at very few places nearby

Heretic Torment

Heretic Torment

Belgian Dark Strong Ale10.0% ABV

Heretic Brewing CompanyFairfield, CA

Torment is a rich beer with lots of caramel, malt, dark fruit, and Belgian candi sugar notes. The luscious fruity character is full of caramel apples, candied pears, and chocolate covered oranges.

La Trappe Isid'Or

La Trappe Isid'Or

Belgian-style Strong Ale7.5% ABV27 IBU

Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven (La Trappe)Berkel-Enschot, Netherlands

Unfiltered, slightly sweet amber ale with a hint of caramel, which continues to ferment after bottling and has a rich, slightly bitter flavour, and a fruity aftertaste.

N'Ice Chouffe

N'Ice Chouffe

Belgian Dark Strong Ale10.0% ABV37 IBU

Brasserie d'AchouffeAchouffe, Belgium

Available at very few places nearby

"N’Ice CHOUFFE is a strong, brown beer that will warm you in the depths of winter. Spicy (thyme and curaçao) and tinged with hops, this is a very balanced beer. N’Ice CHOUFFE is an unfiltered beer which is refermented in the bottle and in barrels

Russian River Salvation

Russian River Salvation

Belgian Dark Strong Ale9.0% ABV

Russian River Brewing CompanySanta Rosa, CA

Russian River / Sierra Nevada Brux

Russian River / Sierra Nevada Brux

Belgian Dark Strong Ale8.3% ABV

Russian River Brewing CompanySanta Rosa, CA

Unibroue Terrible

Unibroue Terrible

Belgian Dark Strong Ale10.5% ABV15 IBU

Unibroue BreweryChambly, QC

A dark brown beer on lees and is part of a collection of exotic and refined Unibroue beers brewed using 100% natural raw materials.

Wicked Weed Arcanic

Wicked Weed Arcanic

Belgian Dark Strong Ale12.1% ABV

Wicked Weed BrewingAsheville, NC

Available at very few places nearby