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Brewed by Brouwerij Van Steenberge
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Ertvelde, Belgium

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RATINGS: 448   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Production system: high fermentation, non-pasteurised, fully natural product, refermentation in the bottle and keg.
Kind of malt is "Scarlet pilsener malt".
Purified water from the brewery's source
Yeast developed and cultured in our laboratory.
Types of Hops: Hallertau, Saaz, Spalt
Not used: spices, aromatic herbs


Rogueone's rating

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rogueone (506) - I F&ckin’ hate those guys from, Ohio, USA - MAR 2, 2009
Bottle: Pours a glowing orange, with a nice fluffy white head. Aroma of citrus and Belgian yeast. Some orange peel. Maybe a little clove. Highly carbonated and crisp. Tastes very lemony atop sweet malts. Heavy earthy quality to it. Yeast lingers on the tongue. This is not what I would think that Pirates would be drinking.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
slowrunner77 (6160) - Reno, Nevada, USA - JAN 15, 2015
Decent belgian blonde, with some light fruit and a zesty yeast...kinda lacking in depth for a BSA, though. Not bad, but not worth the price.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Strangebrewer (920) - Chatham, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 11, 2015
bottle. Poured clear gold with an initially large white head that settles. Light bready malt aroma, boozy. Medium bodied, tight carbonation, metallic finish. Flavour is grainy and sweet, peppery hops with yeast and alcohol notes.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hammy78 (790) - Dundas, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 9, 2015
Gift pack from the LCBO. Pours a golden yellow, slight touch of haze, lots of carbonation, massive fluffy white head, some lace. Nose is sugary malt, touch of spice, Belgian yeast. Tastes bitter initially, that gives way to candy sugar, sweet caramelized malt, spicy. Decent, not my favorite from the gift box.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Alengrin (2592) - BELGIUM - DEC 22, 2014
Also tasted as Bière du Boucanier Golden Ale; derivative of Piraat 10.5°, deep peach blonde with frothy, off-white foam and estery and malty character, a bit bready, caramelly, yeasty, with near astringent alcohol in the finish, sweetish with spicy notes and floral hops. Lacks refinement and seems to be mostly aimed at just being strong, like the other Boucaniers.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mjik83 (734) - - DEC 4, 2014
************************************************** + Redelijk Matig Niet mijn smaak ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
Earlier Rating: 12/4/2014 Total Score: 3.6
************************************************ + Redelijk Matig Niet mijn smaak ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Diabobale (248) - Vallata, SUD ITALIA, ITALY - NOV 11, 2014
Una buona strong ale, non commerciale. Non pastorizzata e filtrata soprattutto. Di colore dorato, con buona schiuma e ben luppolata

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JaKeAFC (618) - ITALY - NOV 9, 2014
La Bière du Boucanier Golden Ale (BE) - Strong Ale - 11%

Golden color, almost clear. Enormous explosive whit head, as common in the Belgian ales, slightly hoppy smell. Aroma is malty (blonde malts), sweetish with lots of brandy, rum, alcohol, hints of apricot and honey, backed by a decent amount of hops. Man, this is strong, winey, whiskeysh. Taste sweetish with a decent bitter finish. Full bodied, carbonated, burning. Not so tasty as expected, still solid, pretty dry short finish. Warming, good for winter, strong strong ale.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
lesifflebiere (1371) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 5, 2014
Blonde dorée foncée très pétillante, mousse blanche cotonneuse, nez de céréales blondes et de sucre cuit, avec un peu de pomme. Bouche d’orge et de fruits jaunes, chaleur d’alcool, des abricots et du miel. Une bonne bière, mais qui aurait été encore meilleure avec un alcool moins excessif, et des saveurs un brin mieux définies. Malgré tout, c’est une boisson à déconseiller aux gorges sensibles, et elle possède quelques charmantes qualités.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bendrixian (1188) - Canadiana, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 1, 2014
Hazed golden colour. Big boozy aroma with esters, vanilla, and rose petals with a touch of honey. Yeasty/estery palate, big boozy finish. Decent winter beer for sure.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
eduardovl (987) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
330ml bottle poured in an ordinary glass. Close to a Duvel. Nevertheless, stronger in alcohol, sweeter and less bitter which makes it less drinkable. A: Golden yellow color with a medium white and big bubbled head. Reasonable retention. A bit cloudy S: Sweet. Malts, fruits and the traditional Belgian yeasts. Alcoholic T: Sweet. Very malty and fruity. Yeasts. Alcohol is quite present. Lack hops and bitterness M: Heavy and molasses body as expected. Medium carbonation D: Good beer. Perhaps a bit too strong. Lack some bitterness [ BA Review @ 10/29/2010 ]


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