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

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1851   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 Steenberges 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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2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Oddskulle (16) - - NOV 19, 2016
UPDATED: NOV 20, 2016 Sur lugt men ikke syntetisk lugt... llen lever ikke helt op til duften men ikke drlig smag! Men ikke verdens bedste

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
PenultimaRonda (85) - Narn, Galicia, - NOV 16, 2016
CAS- Es una cerveza de color mbar y olor dulce y afrutado intenso y con toque alcohlico. Su espuma es cremosa y casa perfectamente con su sabor amargo propio del lpulo y sus pequeos toques dulces que se acentan con la graduacin de este brebaje. GAL- unha cervexa de por mbar, cheiro doce e afroitado intenso e con toque alcohlico. A sa espuma cremosa e escasa perfectamente co seu sabor amargo propio do lpulo e os seus pequenos toques doces que se acentan coa graduacin deste brebaxe.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Antzrhere (178) - Blackpool, Lancashire, ENGLAND - NOV 13, 2016
Bottle, Lidl. Pours golden with white head that quickly diminishes. Aroma of banana, yeast, caramel and some (pleasant) sulphury freshness. Taste is candi, caramel, some light bubblegum (maybe?), very sweet but not cloying, quite nice. Not overly hot, well balanced and definitely morish.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blackisle (2411) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - NOV 11, 2016
Bottle 33cl., from a local Lidl, served in a trappist glass. Clear medium amber, average frothy off-white head, mostly diminishing, light lacing; aroma pale malts, light banana, candy sugar, caramel, yeast, spices; taste light heavy sweet and light bitter, caramel candy, ginger, white pepper; sweetbitter aftertaste with a boozy and spicy finish; full-bodied, oily and sticky texture, average carbonation; strong but well-balanced,

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kittenbieer (151) - LYON, FRANCE - NOV 11, 2016
UPDATED: NOV 12, 2016 Dguste dans un verre Charles Quint: jolie robe orange surmonte dune mousse blanche trs gnreuse et persistante mais qui retombe vite avec une bonne carbonatation.Le nez nous amne rapidement sur les houblons et malts avec des armes de sucre mls l alcool et des pointes dacidit..La bouche nous amne sur des saveurs limage du nez,avec le sucre qui domine et nous laisse sur une petite lourdeur en finale .Une bire trs moyenne!12,5/20

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
tfontana (911) - Fremont, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 6, 2016
Bottle pour into taster cup at One Stop Market 30th Anniversary. Appearance is hazy light brown, no sparkle, minimal head, with light lacing. Aroma is strong tropical fruit, caramel malt, dark fruits. Taste is strong fruit and malts, pear, very rich bordering on a liquor. Palate is medium-to-full bodied with creamy texture, yeasty, fruity, sweet finish. Overall, this is very good with a lot of bold flavors and aromas.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarcinG (755) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - OCT 9, 2016
UPDATED: OCT 9, 2016 Butelka 330ml. Ciemnozloty kolor. Piana obfita biala,dlugo utrzymuje sie w szkle. Karbonacja wysoka z burza pieknie "tanczacych"babelkow. Aromat slodowy z owocowo-rodzynkowym akcentem. W smaku slody rodzynki owoce przyprawy. Slodkawe i swietnie zbalansowane z dobrze ukrytym alkoholem.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wombat23 (1227) - Texas, USA - OCT 5, 2016
Shared 11.2 oz. bottle. Pours a hazy golden color with a fizzy white head. Aroma is quite mild with some malt, fruitiness, and spice. Taste is rather intense, with plenty of malt, fruit, bread, spice, and Belgian yeast. Warming finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
darbeer75 (824) - Round Rock, Texas, USA - OCT 5, 2016
Aroma: lightly sweet and spicy; Appearance: very hazy amber pour with fluffy white head that sticks around; Taste: much more distinctive than aroma; very sweet to start, lots of spice in the middle, with malty finish; Palate: medium body with long, sweet finish; Overall: a little too sweet for me, but interesting. Would drink again if available.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RobinRamakers (13) - BELGIUM - SEP 23, 2016
Stevig bier. Aangename smaak, soms iets te bitter. Goede nasmaak, je proeft de alcohol. Fruitsmaak ook merkbaar


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