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


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RATINGS: 1730   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bockimstein (167) - New Madrid, Missouri, USA - SEP 14, 2013
Good beer, and strong is right. Golden to amber with a thick white head. Some bread and alcohol and a touch of citrus. Medium sweet with a creamy palate and lingers pleasantly.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
josanguapo (255) - SPAIN - JUL 28, 2015
From El Corte Ingles, Club del Gourmet. In Duvel glass. After dinner. Good sugary aroma and taste. Leaves a nice ticklish sensation in the mouth.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
ciocanelu (135) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - JUL 21, 2015
No distinguishable hop aroma at all, could smell only the alcohol. Taste follows the nose with nothing but alcohol. One of the booziest beers I have ever tasted. Couldn’t even finish it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MMJL (248) - Gliwice, POLAND - JUL 21, 2015
Z butelki delikatne nuty fenolowe. Piana bardzo wysoka, średnio-pęcherzykowa, prawie białą – piwo jest wyraźnie przegazowane. Mimo wszystko piana nie jest brzydka – utrzymuje się długo bardzo ładnie oblepiając szkło. W barwie piwo jest bursztynowe leciutko tylko zamglone. W aromacie ze szkła pojawiają się nuty owocowe, brzoskwiniowe, trochę suszonych jabłek, lekka guma do żucia. Po ogrzaniu robi się już mocno landrynkowy. W smaku niestety dosyć wyraźnie alkoholowe, ale po chwili, gdy się do tego przyzwyczaić, staje się słodkawe, owocowe, morelowe, przyprawowe, może i lekko biszkoptowe. Goryczka właściwie wyłącznie alkoholowa – wpływ chmielu nie jest w ogóle wyczuwalny. Piwo dosyć mocno grzeje w przełyk dając nieco grzejące odczucie.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
AgentAle (1072) - Alberta, CANADA - JUL 13, 2015
Aroma is candy sugar, yeast , plum, raisins and light sulphur. Taste is a deep and sweet maltiness paired with a fresh dark fruitiness. For the abv, it finishes smoothly and has just a tad of bitterness to keep it interesting. Appearance is a clear gold with a fluffy pillow head that retains very well.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
alusdievs (6) - LATVIA - JUL 10, 2015 does not count
Ļoti labs alus! 0,33 cl. Ļoti labs aromāts - kaut kas uz maizi. Izskats arī labs - tāds dzintara, necaurspīdīgs, duļķains. Garša ir saldenna, bet izteiksmīa, turpinoša.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Wales28 (60) - POLAND - JUL 10, 2015
Bottle. Gold and clear. White head with nice lace in the glass. Peach, spices and sweetness from malts in aroma. Sweet and alcohol in taste. Not Bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beeebon (303) - Cornwall, ENGLAND - JUL 4, 2015
Pours a hazy copper colour with thick white lingering head. Aroma contains notes of peach, spice, coriander, floral hop, bready dough and sweet malt. Taste is initially dry bitter with a nicely balanced sweetness. Thick textured and lingering taste. Good strong beer!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Achel (175) - GREECE - JUN 29, 2015
Clear golden color with a white head and lace around the top of the glass. Very hoppy, bitter, and with a high alcohol taste. The finish is a little sweet which balances the intense initial bitterness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
Aggiebob (279) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - JUN 19, 2015
Draft. Clear golden color with a white head and lace around the top of the glass. Very hoppy, bitter, and with a high alcohol taste. The finish is a little sweet which balances the intense initial bitterness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jamaty (1234) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 17, 2015
Ambar. Espuma bonita. Muy carbonica. Aroma neutro. Tras un primer gusto dulce y frutal (albaricoque?), sale progresiva e imparablemente el alcohol y un amargor seco que llena la boca y perdura. A medida que se calienta... ya casi sólo queda el alcohol (parece un licor)

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