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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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Georgia

4.3/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into a brand new (bought the same day of the beer) Piraat snifter.

Appearance: Poured a thick pillowy, white as snow head that never goes away. Color is gold as gold can be. Heavy lacing.

Smell: Subdued, light banana, some malt, very nice.

Taste: Wonderful. Banana malty (I'm trying to described spliced banana and malt, meaning the taste was one flavor not two), clove, spice, some alcohol at the end. Some btreadiness in there too. Definitely some Belgian candy sugar up front with some slight hints of apple as the beer finishes. A very lingering flavor.

Mouthfeel: Thick, syrupy, heavy, good.

Drinkability: I loved drinking this. One would not be able to drink too many because of the alcohol and because its a slight challenge to finish it. Not, Storm King challenging, but a challenge never the less.

Will most assuredly be drinking this beer more in the future.

Serving type: bottle

08-15-2007 02:30:56 | More by rugbyfan13
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Piraat Ale from Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.
91 out of 100 based on 1,847 ratings.