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Piraat Triple Hop

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


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RATINGS: 125   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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It has an equally exquisite taste as Piraat but combined with the finest hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cobaink2 (74) - seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 27, 2014
Typical Belgian style on first taste and then this goes a little deeper with a little more hopflavor. However not triple as advertised. Really good but not quite to the style of hoppiness that this would indicate. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nealblind (838) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - SEP 26, 2014
Slight cloudy orange. Aroma honey, barley, yeasty esters. Tastes honeysuckle, planty, alcohol, tea, sweet grass, sweetness, orange blossom water, almond. Very effervescent.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
ciocanelu (71) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - SEP 20, 2014
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 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
LinusStick (2860) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Meh...slightly below average. I like Piraat and I like hops. Thought this would be a winning combination. Not so. Aroma was pretty weak. Light malt, stale ginger ale and a slight hoppiness. Pour was a nice enough burnt orange with a three finger white head. Taste was a sweet muddled mess. Very hot with a strong sweet, but stale malty flavor. Hops are not very present as the sweet stickiness drowns almost everything else out. Finish was alcoholic and wet. decent carbonation

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
rangerred (927) - Johnson City, Tennessee, USA - AUG 27, 2014
330ml bottle into a goblet. Pours a hazy dark gold with a thick billowy two finger white head. Very good head retention as should be expected and awesome lacing too. Aroma is very fruity with some tropical notes poking through in between the coriander and banana yeasty esters. It provides a really nice balance and is quite enticing. A nice introduction to the beer. The flavor, unfortunately, is a bit on the harsh side. Some nice juiciness up front but this is quickly washed away by somewhat of a muddled mess. Yeasty esters along with a good it of bread but the alcohol is a little too much. Moderate bitterness but lots of warmth and a sweet and sticky mouthfeel. Overall, I really wanted to like this beer but it just misses the mark. Tone the alcohol down a bit and there might really be something here.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopwine (338) - Bend, Oregon, USA - AUG 25, 2014
UPDATED: AUG 30, 2014 Nose is huge muscat, honey, yeast. Flavor is same plus some spicy yeast, flowers.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Wallaby24 (1) - - AUG 22, 2014 does not count
This new beer from Piraat is freakin’ AMAZING. Good job Piraat. I got my bottle of this in a 6-back of Belgian beers including Gulden Draak, Bornem, and Piraat (each brand having 2 different beers)... I love belgian beer and Piraat hit a home run with this Triple (3) Hop.. The Duvel Trippel Hops is a lil better but this Piraat is a close 2nd.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SimplySike (901) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - AUG 21, 2014
33cl. Bottle. Pours hazy orange with white head. Aroma pine, citrus, resin, malts, caramel. Taste malty sweets, hoppy bitters. Mouthfeel creamy. Great beer.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
stchloe (793) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 19, 2014
Really nice ale, super light malt body more like a wit crossed with an IPA, but the aroma and finish was of band aids.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Eructoblaster (3031) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 19, 2014
Bottle - 330ml. Hazy golden body with a thin white foamy head. Good hoppy aroma with malty, honeyish, coriander, and grainy hints. Alcohol is noticeable without being too agressive. Its strong hoppy taste carries malty, coriander, citrusy, and flowery notes. Ends with a slightly harsh, alcoholic, bittersweet finish. Ok.

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