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


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RATINGS: 1601   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.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
OliverG (276) - Montreal, Quebec, - NOV 8, 2012
08-11-12 Bouteille: Belle couleur cuivrée avec des reflets dorée, limpide et mousse abondante laissant ungros volcan de mousse beige pâle (dans un verre duvel. Petites bulles vive au centre. Arômes asser funky de cuir, de houblon et de malt qui ne m’inspire pas nécessairement. Légèrement sucré, avec une petite amertume, une note surette en arriere bouche. Asser bien balancée. corps léger-moyen avec une texture plutot croutillante avec un petit veloutée. Moyenne carbonisation et finale légèrement astringente sur des notes d’amertume et de fruits.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
veceo (322) - CROATIA - AUG 1, 2014
Deep amber color, big staying white head. Full body, soft to average carbonation. Aroma of overripe fruits, malts, yeast. Medium to heavily sweet and sugary taste and alcohol warmth. Not bad, but not my cup of tea.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Camons (5674) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JUL 31, 2014
Bottle @ St. Nicolas, Brussels. Pours golden with a white head. Aroma of malt, yeast, little sweets, light fruit notes, pear. Flavor is rather sweet, malty, yeast, honey, sweets, some light fruity hops. Full body, lively carbonation, warming alcoholic. 310714

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
markschiedon (184) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 24, 2014
Drinking from a 33 cl bottle. A fresh and fruity aroma. The clear orange beer has a medium white head. A sweet taste, alcohol, citrus. Medium carbonated.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Silvan7 (658) - Samarate, ITALY - JUL 24, 2014
bottle @ home. giallo dorata con riflessi ambrati. limpida. Schiuma bianca fine e persistente. aroma intenso, fruttato, di frutta esotica (ananas), albicocca matura. alcool, lievito belga e zucchero candito presenti. dolce amabile, poco amara e poco acida. calda, rotonda, poco carbonata ed abbastanza corposa.equilibrata ed armonica, perfettamente in stile.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dalfaro86 (239) - Mexico City, MEXICO - JUL 23, 2014
Pours a clear light amber brew with a big white head with good retention, aroma is heavy sweet and low bitter with clove, banana and caramel, medium to robust bodied, flavor is heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a bittersweet finish. Good beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BOSSbrewer (1509) - Arkansas, USA - JUL 21, 2014
Had at the Great Arkansas Beer Festival 2014. Nice beer. Pours a clear golden. Smooth and slight bitterness. Slightly boozy, but overall, a very nice beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HomerBeerOdysy (3) - Springfield, - JUL 20, 2014 does not count
APPEARANCE - Pours coppery red, with a huge, five-finger beige head that lasts a long time. It leaves a floaty yeast lump up till the last sip. SMELL/AROMA - Herbaceous, sweet, a little piney. TASTE - Sweet, herbaceous, piney. Definitely not bitter as advertised. ABV only a bit hidden. MOUTHFEEL/PALATE - Lots of carbonation, light, not syrupy. OVERALL - A bit boozy, but a nice beer, sippable, not quaffable. Advertised as bitter, but it’s not at all bitter IMHO.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
LetsGoState (580) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Appearance is large white head and deep amber. Aroma is sweet. Taste is a very nice blend of sweet malts, spices, and a strong alcohol undertone. Overall a good Belgian.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lownote (53) - USA - JUL 18, 2014
Gorgeous white foamy head from tap. Not much aroma. Very caramelly with some hops sweet and citrus. Nicely thick mouth feel with some carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
unglaublich (7) - - JUL 18, 2014 does not count
Ap: caramel, bread, citrus, herbs Ar: amber, cloudy, white foam, Ta: medium sweetness, very bitter, medium sourness, Pa: full body, lively, bitter,

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