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Piraat Ale - Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.

Piraat AlePiraat Ale

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,745 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1745
Reviews: 946
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 12.56%


Brewed by:
Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V. visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  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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MeneerBeerSnob

District of Columbia

4.34/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bottle poured into a tulip.

a-deep, dark cloudy amber with two fingers of off white head, visible lacing.

s-sweet, citrus funky yeast

t-belgian yeast with sweet citrus notes and a hoppy finish

m-very lively, medium body

o-really great belgian ale, writing this review with a bit of a cold so i'll come back and edit when i can appreciate it more fully

Serving type: bottle

03-02-2013 01:16:33 | More by MeneerBeerSnob
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

[Suggested Glassware: Trappist Glass]

The pour was a hazy burnt orange with a small (less than 1 finger) white creamy head that was mostly lasting, reducing to a medium film and collar with very good spotty lacing.

The aroma was lightly sweet with a light bread malt, floral hops and a sweet Belgian yeast with notes of citrus (orange), a strong fruity ester (apple, pear and pineapple), a hint of spice and a decent alcohol tinge.

The taste was malty sweet with just a touch of a citrusy sweetness early on, becoming quite yeasty and just a tad bitter with a sweet fruity alcohol finish. The flavor hung around for a good long time proceeding the swallow, with a bitter fruity alcohol warming fading slowly, leaving behind a slightly spicy bite that hit you right in the back of the throat.

Mouthfeel was just beyond light in body with a lightly syrupy texture and a ticklish carbonation.

Overall I found this to be a fantastic brew with tons of flavor. It had it all, the perfect balance of a fruity citrusy sweetness, a bold yeastiness and a moderate hop bitterness. This allowed the mellowing of the high ABV, thus creating a most wonderful drinking experience...

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Piraat Ale from Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.
91 out of 100 based on 1,745 ratings.