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Piraat Ale - Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,930 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1,930
Reviews: 961
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 12.29%
Wants: 75
Gots: 111 | 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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Carpentiere

New Hampshire

2/5  rDev -50.9%

08-29-2014 20:20:59 | More by Carpentiere
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MWinchester91


3.52/5  rDev -13.5%

08-28-2014 23:06:45 | More by MWinchester91
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SuperHop18

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.7%

08-28-2014 03:32:25 | More by SuperHop18
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vhmf1978

Brazil

4/5  rDev -1.7%

08-28-2014 02:47:02 | More by vhmf1978
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Bierleichen

Maryland

3.6/5  rDev -11.5%

08-27-2014 01:22:16 | More by Bierleichen
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jordanimal

Ohio

3/5  rDev -26.3%

08-26-2014 21:38:36 | More by jordanimal
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BrewJew22


4.85/5  rDev +19.2%

08-26-2014 17:16:18 | More by BrewJew22
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distantvoices


4.4/5  rDev +8.1%

08-25-2014 03:31:09 | More by distantvoices
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jimmygord

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

08-24-2014 15:29:11 | More by jimmygord
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BRami127

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.7%

08-24-2014 04:03:56 | More by BRami127
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tzunoi

Romania

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

08-23-2014 14:24:50 | More by tzunoi
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AndyBeerGuy

Kansas

4/5  rDev -1.7%

08-23-2014 03:49:08 | More by AndyBeerGuy
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Averwo

Iowa

4/5  rDev -1.7%

08-23-2014 00:27:37 | More by Averwo
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zestar

California

4/5  rDev -1.7%

08-22-2014 06:29:50 | More by zestar
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JasonEdelson

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Good stuff from Belgium

08-22-2014 01:43:36 | More by JasonEdelson
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rangerred

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

330ml bottle into a goblet.

Pours a clear dark copper with just the smallest bit of sediment from the bottle sneaking into the glass. Huge solid two finger white billowy head that hangs on the entire time the beer is in the glass.

Aroma is quite spicy with hints of coriander and peach along with a whiff of alcohol. Not incredibly deep but it is true to style.

The flavor continues with the spiciness with coriander but the peach is a bit more subtle. A touch of dark fruit and caramel underneath along with a touch of caramel. The alcohol definitely makes its presence known but it never becomes overwhelming. Very dry mouthfeel with just a light touch of sweetness in the end.

Overall, this is a very good beer. It is not top of the line but it isn't very far off. Love that it packs a decent punch and is not overly sweet.

08-22-2014 01:39:24 | More by rangerred
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matias-

Finland

4/5  rDev -1.7%

08-20-2014 22:13:30 | More by matias-
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bmur112

Maryland

4/5  rDev -1.7%

08-20-2014 15:54:23 | More by bmur112
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RPH2327

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

08-18-2014 20:41:48 | More by RPH2327
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admh1972

United Kingdom (England)

4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

08-18-2014 19:51:25 | More by admh1972
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Benesi88

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

08-18-2014 13:59:13 | More by Benesi88
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MrIncognito

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Amazing. Hazy golden body with a thick, lasting white head. Smell of lemon peel, a little herbal hop, candy sugar, and yeast. Fantastic taste that is smooth and sweet with just enough bitterness to prevent any sticky, cloying sweetness. There is a nice malt backbone to this with a smooth honey and candy sugar sweetness.

08-18-2014 13:04:01 | More by MrIncognito
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mblk6062

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

This is one of the best Belgian ales of all time. I rate it slightly above Maredsous. One of those "if I was stranded on a desert island, and had only one beer...." kind of beers!

08-18-2014 08:56:40 | More by mblk6062
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Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

08-17-2014 18:29:14 | More by KG710
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noproduction

California

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

08-16-2014 22:50:37 | More by noproduction
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Piraat Ale from Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.
91 out of 100 based on 1,930 ratings.