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Piraat Ale - Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,846 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1,846
Reviews: 953
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 12.29%
Wants: 68
Gots: 91 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V. visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A robustly bitter strong Belgian pale ale.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-07-2001)
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Cylinsier

Pennsylvania

4.22/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Off the tap.

Pours a deep hazy golden-orange, like a dark honey.

Smells a tad citrusy, with orange peel and maybe coriander as the predominant aromas, but it DOESN'T smell like a white beer.

Taste is citrusy too, but more lemony than orange. There's a hint of hops in there. The alcohol is present in both the smell and the taste. It warms on the way down.

The mouthfeel is tingly from the carbonation. It accompanies the taste well.

Overall, a great beer. Not nearly as hoppy as your traditional pale ales and as a Belgian it stands up well with comparable beers. Its hard to find a bad beer from the Van Steenberge lineup.

Serving type: on-tap

01-02-2009 19:40:55 | More by Cylinsier
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Piraat Ale from Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.
91 out of 100 based on 1,846 ratings.