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

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RATINGS: 1675   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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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.


hetyu's rating

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hetyu (115) - - JUL 14, 2012
Bottle - Pours a nice golden body, full of bubbles and haze with a nice billowy head. Aromas are quite yeasty and sweet, with lots of clove and fruit in the background. The alcohol presence is strong, and only compliments the mouthful of complex fruity flavors and malty undertones. Lovely sweet malty taste. Spicy palate. Great beer.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gangstergafje (24) - Capelle aan den IJssel, NETHERLANDS - MAR 5, 2015
Nice colored beer. Little cloudy. The thick layer of white foam stays on the beer for a long time. The taste is great, but quite bitter.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
vickey9 (601) - Brussels, BELGIUM - FEB 23, 2015
Orange-amber color with off-white layer of porous foam. Nose with notes of apples, pears, spices, cloves, coriander. Body i full, carbon medium, texture thick. Taste is sweet. Palate dominates by cloves, bubblegum, spiced yeast, toasted bread, apple & pear skin sharpness. A strong Belgian warming stuff. B@H

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bjakk (425) - Skagafjordur, ICELAND - FEB 22, 2015
Golden, lightly cloudy with white nice foam. Sweet malt with a hint of fruit in the aroma. Fruit, sweet malt, with a hint of alcohol. Mild bitterness in the aftertaste with a stronger alcohol. High in carbon

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SVD (705) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 22, 2015
Bottle at home, dark orange beer with a medium head, aroma is malts, taste is malts, some fruit, bittersweet, some alcohol, good

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
BitchPls (599) - FINLAND - FEB 20, 2015
Golden yellow, huge beige foam. Yeasty, sour citrus on the nose. Taste is sour but not as sour as I expected. Some notes of mild and sweet citrus. Quite nice mouth feel. Softness fills your mouth but isn’t very thick. Very drinkable and nice. Medium carbonation.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tognetta (87) - Campinas, BRAZIL - FEB 14, 2015
Olfato de álcool intenso. Espuma abundante mas que se desfaz rápido. Bastante licorosa. Paladar de abóbora, amadeirado. Aftertaste duradouro

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Teran (96) - Belgrade, SERBIA - FEB 12, 2015
Cloudy orange, creamy white head. Strong Belgian aroma, powerful alcohol. Very distinctive taste. Nose is already promising. Molasses and prune, And you have wrong photos for this beer. I am talking about triple hop but not dry hooped ale.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Criz (149) - - FEB 8, 2015
750ml poured into Belgian tulip. Pours a hazy golden orange with no head. Nose is bubblegum, pineapple, sourdough. Flavors of white grapes, oak similar to a chardonnay. Not much in terms of hops, dry on the palate, boozy finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
artyom (594) - Osijek, CROATIA - FEB 7, 2015
0.33l bottle. Golden color with big white head. Aroma is spicy, malty and fruity. Taste is sweet wih pronounced alcohol notes. Full body and average to lively carbonation. Overall it’s great and complex beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kalervo (780) - FINLAND - FEB 1, 2015
Saunaillassa 1/2015. Quite typical Belgian ale, balanced. Not too sweet. Soft mouthfeel.


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