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Piraat Ale - Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,847 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1,847
Reviews: 953
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 12.29%
Wants: 69
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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Lldeegan

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3.95/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a honey orange with a pillowy white head.

The Belgian yeast is dominant on the nose. Notes of spice, honey, sweet malty bread nots, herbs, fruit, fresh cut grass, orange all leap from the glass.

Sweet and heavy bready malt flavors rush in with a wave of heavy carbonation with fruity notes that are reminiscent of Mead. There is an herbal sweetness, honey and sweet apple, pear are part of Piraat ale’s finish. There is a somewhat faint bitterness that lingers in the mouth, the hops shining through only in the floral and fruity notes of the beer and not too much on the bitter end.

Has a medium body and some residual sugar that make it too sweet to be refreshing but a good beer to contrast nutty cheeses, sharp cheddars, or harmonize the sweet, or earthy ones. This would be great with Brie or goat’s cheese.

Serving type: bottle

04-30-2011 18:50:07 | More by Lldeegan
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Piraat Ale from Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.
91 out of 100 based on 1,847 ratings.