RateBeer
overall
94
92
style
Brewed by Brouwerij Van Steenberge
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Ertvelde, Belgium

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 1730   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Piraat is a wickedly rich and rounded brew that packs a mighty punch. The powerful glow builds up from inside. Deep golden with a subtle haze. Lots of hops and malt. Mild sweetness. Reminiscent of bread dough, spices and tropical fruits.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
HighGravity (926) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUL 15, 2004
Sweet iron and hop nose. Small head and low carbonation for a Belgian ale. Sweet, full bodied, spicy, and fruity. The finish is long and alcoholic and full of sweetness. Good, but this beer is too sweet for my palate.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopdog (9829) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 12, 2004
Poured a medium orange color with a huge head. Aromas of spices, alcohol and oranges. Spicy, orange, alcohol (just like it smells) taste. Moderate alcohol aftertaste (but bearable). Sweet with a bitter bite to it.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Saarlander (1686) - Saarlouis, GERMANY - JUN 30, 2004
A good Belgian brew, I was expecting less but was nicely suprised! Very fruity taste, nice alcohol taste, not overpowering! Good brew!!!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
whaleman (2178) - North Wales, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 29, 2004
Massive, thick, foamy white head. Clear golden body with moderate carbonation. Thick cottony lacing. Classic citrus and banana nose of a tripel plus some spice, yeasty aroma and a vague leathery quality. Flavor is very distinct with elements of leather, fruit peels, more spice, and prominent alcohol. This is a big beer and I enjoyed it considerably.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
burgerlicious (308) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - JUN 28, 2004
10.5%? Wow! I had no idea. The aroma was like walking through an apple orchard. The medium white head was supported by a light yellow body. It tasted appley with a beer influence.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
lachesis (757) - St Idesbald, BELGIUM - JUN 27, 2004
Nice intens gold-blond beer with a good white fluffy head.Good aroma’s off white fruit and fine hops,also alcohol warmness in the nose.Round fullbodied taste with sweetness and a hoppy bitterness.The afthertaste is warm and alcohol-sweet with a bitterness that lingers on.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
badgerben (4608) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - JUN 25, 2004
Fruity, spicy, and sweet Belgian. Golden color. Not to shabby, but for some reason I expected more.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
robertsreality (2460) - Minnesota, USA - JUN 25, 2004
It is, it is a glorious thing to be a Pirate King!! Gold Coloring. Big Head...wants to stick around... fruity. sweet. Not too bad.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
haf (525) - Gijon, SPAIN - JUN 22, 2004
Buena cerveza rubia. Belga. Color dorado. Mucha espuma. Alta gradacion (10.5%). Buen sabor (especiado y herbal)

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - JUN 20, 2004
UPDATED: DEC 20, 2012 Bottled. A golden beer with a massive long lasting thick white head, and heavy lacing. The asoma is spicy and herbal, and definitely alcoholic. The taste is also spicy and thick with the warming alcohol in abundance. A tasty supping beer.Score 3.9
Subsequent ratings scored 3.2 and 4.3. Average becomes 3.8


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 « 147 148 149  150  151 152 153 » 173


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50