Belgian Focused American Craft Breweries
American Craft Breweries With A Focus On Producing Belgian Ales
Adelbert’s Brewery | Austin, TX
Small craft brewery in Central Texas exclusively producing Belgian beer styles, including: Wit, Dubbel, Tripel, Saison, Belgian Blonde Ale, and Belgian Dark Ale.
Top Pick: Dancin’ Monks (7.2%), a rich malty Belgian Style Dubbel with flavors of dark fruit and caramel malts.
The Bruery | Placentia, CA
Highly regarded Southern California craft brewery producing several Belgian style ales: Wit, Flanders Red, Saison, Gueuze, Belgian Golden Ales, and Belgian style sour ales.
Top Pick: Rueuze (5.9%), a Belgian Style Gueuze, which is a blend of various barrel-aged sour ales. Tart and effervescent.
Crooked Stave | Denver, CO
Craft brewery which produces unique barrel-aged and sour Belgian style ales, including: Wit, Quadrupel, Belgian Golden Ale, and Belgian style sour ales.
Top Pick: St. Bretta Witbier (5.5%), a Oak Barrel-Aged Wit brewed with wild yeast and aged with tangelos.
Funkwerks | Fort Collins, CO
Artisanal brewery focused on producing Belgian style beers, including: Saisons, Belgian Golden Ale, and Belgian Dark Ales.
Top Pick: Tropic King (8%), a strong Saison with notes of mango and spicy Belgian yeast.
Idle Hands Craft Ales | Everett, MA
Small craft brewer in the Boston area producing the following Belgian styles: Wit, Dubbel, Tripel, Belgian Pale Ale, Flanders Sour Red Ale, Belgian Spiced Amber Ale, and Belgian Stout.
Top Pick: Absence of Light (7.4%, 36 IBUs), a rich and roasty Belgian Style Stout brewed with wheat, oats, roasted barley, and candi syrup.
Logsdon Farmhouse Ales | Hood River, OR
Small craft brewery in Oregon producing some excellent Belgian stye ales, including: Wit, Flanders Red, and Saisons.
Top Pick: Oak Aged Bretta (8%), a strong Saison aged in oak barrels with wild Brettanomyces yeast.
The Lost Abbey | San Marcos, CA
Highly regarded Southern California artisanal brewery producing several Belgian style ales: Wit, Dubbel, Quadrupel, Belgian Pale Ale, Belgian Blonde Ale, Gueuze, and Flanders style sour red ale.
Top Pick: Red Poppy Ale (5%), a Barrel-Aged Flanders Style Sour Red Ale fermented with wild yeast.
New Belgium Brewing | Fort Collins, CO
The 3rd biggest craft brewer in America, producing several Belgian style beers, including: Dubbel, Tripel, Belgian Amber Ale, and Belgian style sour beers.
Top Pick: Anything from their Lips of Faith specialty ale series.
Societe Brewing | San Diego
Newer craft brewery in Southern California producing some interesting Belgian style ales, including: Belgian Golden Ale, Belgian Pale Ales, and Belgian Dark Ales.
Top Pick: The Debutante (6.8%), a Belgian Style Pale Ale with flavors of apricot and spicy Belgian yeast.
Trinity Brewing | Colorado, Springs, CO
Small artisanal brewery in Colorado brewing very unique Belgian style ales, including: Saisons, Wit, Barrel-Aged Sour Ales, and a Belgian Style Amber Ale.
Top Pick: Saison Man (4.9%), a Farmhouse Style Belgian Saison brewed with wheat, oats, spelt, and grains of paradise. Aged in Chardonnay wine barrels with wild yeast.
Upland Brewing | Bloomington, IN
Midwestern artisanal brewery producing unique Belgian style ales: Lambics, Tripel, and Flanders Red.
Top Pick: Blackberry Lambic, a spontaneously fermented sour Lambic-Style ale aged in oak barrels with wild yeast and blackberries.
Brewery Vivant | Grand Rapids, MI
Michigan based craft brewery producing several Belgian style beers: Wit, Dubbel, Tripel, Quadrupel, Saison, Belgian Red Ale, Belgian IPA, and Belgian Pale Ale.
Top Pick: Trebuchet (9.3%), a Belgian Double IPA packed with fruity hop and Belgian yeast flavors.