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

bottled
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on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1824   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Unfiltered
Ingredients; Water, Pilsener malt, pale ale malt, Munich malt, aurora and petra hops, yeast
This strong amber beer was first brewed in 1982 at the request of Van Steenberge’s Italian importer. 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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4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Thechasm442 (1005) - Denver, Colorado, USA - SEP 18, 2012
UPDATED: DEC 28, 2016 750 ml bottle into a trappist glass. Wow, the cork nearly took my damn head off. Pours a hazy burnt orange with a yellow/amber glow. There is a finger of frothy white head and nice lacing. Beautiful beer. Aroma is dough, barnyard yeast, banana, clove, lemons, white pepper, and sharp spices. Taste is bread, clove, banana, lemon, candi sugar, mild grassy hops, and maybe a touch of brown sugar in the end. Mouthfeel is medium to thin and very drinkable. I would guess this beer is 7%, not 10.5. So so awesome. Wow. I love this beer, amazing.


4.2
Subliminal64 (212) - London, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 15, 2017
Where Purchased: 347ml bottle part of a fall/winter mixer pack from the LCBO Consumed: from a chalice Aroma: Smells faintly of malts. Not much else there. Appearance : unfiltered medium gold with lots of head that last to the last drop. Excellent lacing. Taste: sweet, slight malty yeast flavour. No bitterness. No booze taste. Palate : medium to heavy body. Slight sweet aftertaste. Great carbonation. Overall: great Quad. Easy drinking, non offensive. I was glad to try and will buy again. MB. The Beer "Bear"on.

3.5
bbbeer (865) - Massachusetts, USA - OCT 11, 2017
Amber color, large off white head. Aroma caramel, yeast, fruit. Full body, some alcohol. Flavor sweet at first, bit of hops at the back, some esters and spices. Interesting at best.

4.1
tgrtnr (282) - Augsburg, Bavaria, GERMANY - OCT 11, 2017
330 ml bottle, served in chalice. Pours pale vibrant orange with big foamy head. Ripe fruits, clove, coriander, bread. Fruity sweetness, hoppy bitterness. Finish is bitter with a strong alcoholic punch. Soft carbonated, medium body. Pure Belgium feeling.

3.6
FireGlider (679) - Zagreb, CROATIA - OCT 7, 2017
Golden color with big thick white head. Strong raisins aroma with some clove and dark fruits notes. Taste is sweet and strong. You can feel high alcohol content, but as strong taste more than alcohol. Not a drink for lager lovers.

4
DejanSt (196) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 6, 2017
0,33 v Lidli. uz vona dava najavo ze to bude zazitok. a chut je naozaj velmi prijemna, bohata.

3.5
Jingis (216) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 5, 2017
Zakupene v lidly. Pekna zlatista farba. Vona sice nevyrazna no chut to krasne kompenzuje. Prijemna husta chut s dlhou koncovkou.

3.4
kalunapz (183) - CROATIA - OCT 4, 2017
Boca 0,33L - kupljeno u Lidlu...za svojih 10% alkohola super pitko, sreća pa su u pakiranju 4 komada!!!

4
Hopverdju (1434) - BELGIUM - SEP 17, 2017
Blond bier met rijke wand klevende fijne witte schuimkraag. Geur: moutzoet, ietwat fruitig, ietwat honing, licht kruidig. Smaak: licht hopbitter, licht moutzoet, kruidig, ietwat peperig gistkarakter, fruitig, licht alcoholisch. Goede koolzuurprikkel. Volmondig. Afdronk: warm alcoholisch, bitterzoet, fruitig.

4
serrano94 (21) - SPAIN - SEP 17, 2017
Sabor tostado al paladar con una nota final especiada. Amargor suave en la garganta. De espuma y cuerpo consistente.

3.3
remALUS (407) - Kaunas, LITHUANIA - SEP 4, 2017
Bottle: 330 ml, Price: 1.67 eur
Nieko ypatingo .. stiprus.


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