About Belgian Style Amber Ale

About Belgian Style Amber Ale
Belgian style amber ales are amber in color and range in alcohol from 6-8%. This is not a classic style but represents various beers of similar Belgian theme. These beers are fruity and moderately strong with a classic Belgian yeast character. Noteworthy examples of this style include: Brewery Ommegang Rare VOS, Unibroue Maudite and New Belgium Fat Tire Amber Ale.

Top Picks for Belgian Style Amber Ale

Collesi Rossa Ale
93 points
Maroon color. Aromas and flavors of chocolate drizzled bananas, coriander, dried apricot, clove, rubbed thyme, and toasted whole grain baguette with a round, vibrant, effervescent, fruity medium body and a tingling, nuanced, medium-long finish that shows nuances of strawberry preserves, rhubarb tart, and molasses. A complex Belgian Style Amber that overflows with fruity flavor.
Unibroue Lune de Miel
92 points
Cloudy amber color. Floral, earthy, herbal aromas and flavors of herb garden, jasmine, lavender and sage, spiced citrus, and exotic spice honeycomb with a velvety, lively, finely carbonated, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a tingling, stimulating, long finish with accents of banana soufflé, spiced nuts, watercress, and pears in cream of wheat finish. A complex and captivating Belgian amber ale with beautifully balanced floral spice and herb notes.
Palm Breweries Palm Amber Ale
88 points
Copper color. Aromas of toasty fig bar, boysenberry preserve, caramel milk steamer, and distant coffee with a satiny, lively, fruity medium body and a smooth, refreshing, medium-long toasted pecan pieces, cassis, cola nut, pressed flowers, and ginger finish. A super solid Belgian-style Amber ale with complex fruitiness balanced by hints of roasty nuance.