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

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RATINGS: 1808   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   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 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alex60 (184) - - APR 5, 2016
Bouteille 33 cl - Belle mousse blanche persistante, couleur ambrée. Odeur : très forte d’alcool, vanille et banane. Goût : banane même si l’alcool très prononcée. Amertume persistante en bouche. Final long et basé sur l’alcool qu’on sent très fortement

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vipinvelp (3755) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - APR 5, 2016
Clear copper, small off-white foam head. Strong sweet barley aroma and taste. Low bitterness, bit too sweet. Strong indeed. (Velp 201604)

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
LazyPyro (527) - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 25, 2016
330ml bottle. Amber colour, hazy, with a large frothy white head and lacing. Spicy fruity malt aroma. Taste is fruity malt, alcohol, spices. Mild bitterness. Nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
swillguzzler99 (186) - Peoria, Arizona, USA - MAR 21, 2016
330 mL bottle. Pours an opaque gold with a tinge of copper. Beautiful inch fluffy head. Nose is a tad of clove, fruity and nutty. Mild taste, maybe raisins and dough. Sweet aftertaste with a hint of linger followed by the EtOH. A solid example of the class

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Balabuska (9) - SPAIN - MAR 15, 2016 does not count
Pours hazy golden/light amber with a big foamy head that leaves lacing. The aroma contains different fruits, spices, sugar, yeast and dough. Medium sweet towards a light, not too dry bitterness. Medium in body, lively carbonation and thick texture. A big punch of alcohol for the lovers.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
sohk (102) - Sofia, BULGARIA - MAR 1, 2016
This one somehow reminded me of the La Trappe Quad ... it’s like a copy of it. Very Good beer though.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
haggis03a3 (197) - Orinda, California, USA - FEB 25, 2016
Nice foamy head. Aroma of citrus, sweet bready molasses and dried fruit. Tastes sweet with same flavors with some alcohol and a metallic flavor. Too sweet but has a nice mouth feel and good carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zilb (151) - Fontenay Sous Bois, FRANCE - FEB 17, 2016
Arôme sur la banane et l’alcool. Belle mousse qui tient, couleur ambrée. En bouche, fluide et alcoolisée. Finale franche et moyennement longue sur l’alcool. Bonne bière bien qu’elle soit un peu trop orientée sur l’alcool. Une bière de caractère à accompagner d’un plat.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rjplumer (986) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 15, 2016
Light but bold fruit aroma. Hazy golden brown body with a long lasting head. Tangy strong fruit taste, Warms the palate. Has a mild bitter bite.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bubeer (308) - - FEB 10, 2016
Clean amber. Frothy large head with high retention. Aroma intensity 3/5. Blackcurrant, banana and a bit of pepper in the nose. Medium bitter with some sweet in the back of the mouth. Pepper is more evident in the taste. Medium to full body


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