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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.


hollardustin's rating

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hollardustin (327) - Indiana, USA - NOV 4, 2011
Pours golden orange with medium white head. Aroma is sweet, spices, candy, and booze. Taste is sweet, belgian candi sugar, smooth malt, and a boozy finish. You can definitely taste the 10.5% in this one. Pretty good though.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MrNeonGreen (2) - Oregon, USA - AUG 24, 2016 does not count
Sweet alcohol aroma. Clear orange with a good off-white head. Good lacing. Very malty with slight alcohol on the end.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bitek (363) - Warszawa, POLAND - AUG 23, 2016
Belgijska owocowość, przyprawy, biszkoptowa słodowość. Treściwe, przyjemna pełnia. Wysokie wysycenie. Alkohol obecny, rozgrzewający. Goryczka niska.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MihaKu (31) - Ljubljana, SLOVENIA - AUG 21, 2016
Alcohol covers all other aromas. Bread, herbs, alcohol. Amber, clear body, minimal, white head. Lightly sweet and sour with medium bitterness and some saltyness. Full bodied, oily. Lively carbonation with long finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ulrikolsen (268) - DENMARK - AUG 8, 2016
UPDATED: AUG 8, 2016 Bottle. Pours clear golden with lazing white head. Aroma is sweet and has lightmalts with biscuit and caramel yet fruity with ripe apricot and caramel. Taste is light malty with biscuit and bread, yet fruity with winegum-like notes and has a semi-sweet balanced bitterness which makes it easy to drink.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
vinivini (1219) - BELARUS - AUG 3, 2016
Cloudy honey yellow. Tall off-white head. Very nice lacing. Sweetish candy in aroma. Lots of Belgian yeast. Fruity. Full bodied. Thick palate. The taste copies the aroma. Boozy but not alcoholic. Light bitterness. Very nice.

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4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
xeax (5) - - AUG 2, 2016 does not count
An awesome beer, i just love the taste and aroma. The colour is nice goldy. it might pack a punge

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MetalMurphy (406) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUL 31, 2016
bottle @ supermarket (budapest) amber colour, strong body, normal carbonated, medium sweet taste, hoppy,

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hamilton_w (234) - - JUL 18, 2016
Caramel, toffee aroma. Hazy amber, big and long head. Sweet, obvious alcohol feeling, bitter in the finish. Medium body.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ebone1988 (1307) - Dearborn, Michigan, USA - JUL 17, 2016
#1250. Bottle shared with koleminer20, for the book. Aroma is tropical fruit, yeast, bready, hops, caramel malt, good. Appearance is rust orange, clearish, off white to light tan head. Taste is tropical fruit, bread, yeast, bubblegum, caramel malt, dry. Mouthfeel is dry, medium body, light crisp carbonation, dry bready fruit aftertaste. Overall, not as good as some, but solidly middle of the pack.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
koleminer20 (2355) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - JUL 17, 2016
330 mL bottle shared with ebone1988 for this stupid book. God damnit. The pour is a coppery gold color, crystal clear, with a pillowy white head that falls leaving some decent lace. The aroma is interesting it’s really bready and malty with a slight tropical fruit and a light slice to it. It’s an interesting blend. I like the bread, yet dislike the spices. The flavor is more malt based. There is a definite lack of spice, which I like. The bready malts are nice, and the bubblegum makes for an interesting blend. The tropical fruitiness is there with a strong caramel makes this a lot better than I thought it would be. The mouth feel is thin and light with a brighter carbonation and a very dry, malty finish. It’s an interesting brew, but not awful.


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