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Piraat 9 - Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.

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BA SCORE
87
very good

80 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 80
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 16.84%
Wants: 6
Gots: 6 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ericj551 on 11-07-2010)
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korguy123

Ontario (Canada)

5/5  rDev +27.6%

12-07-2011 03:03:43 | More by korguy123
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bigox420

Ontario (Canada)

5/5  rDev +27.6%

12-01-2011 06:22:21 | More by bigox420
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rekel

Netherlands

5/5  rDev +27.6%

12-01-2011 23:56:01 | More by rekel
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fmrl


4.75/5  rDev +21.2%

04-21-2012 20:02:33 | More by fmrl
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apf

Utah

4.75/5  rDev +21.2%

10-31-2012 03:32:08 | More by apf
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shick1

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +21.2%

03-11-2013 15:49:54 | More by shick1
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Dapperticus

Kentucky

4.75/5  rDev +21.2%

02-16-2013 04:33:40 | More by Dapperticus
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MaevaS

France

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

04-25-2014 19:22:08 | More by MaevaS
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jsnoek

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

11-22-2011 17:24:13 | More by jsnoek
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Rohkey

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

02-25-2014 23:39:22 | More by Rohkey
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BellsFan

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

03-24-2012 22:39:24 | More by BellsFan
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Hoppy_McGee

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

01-09-2014 19:45:15 | More by Hoppy_McGee
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HollyHops

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

07-03-2012 07:12:02 | More by HollyHops
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cacher77

California

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

01-04-2012 07:27:15 | More by cacher77
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mblk6062

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

11-01-2012 01:33:36 | More by mblk6062
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s4s

California

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

07-05-2012 14:59:35 | More by s4s
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rrski198

Georgia

4.46/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Massive white mountain head. Stuck around forever and grew in the glass after the pour. Golden color and slightly cloudy.

S: Spiciness, dark dried fruits (plum/raisin) but still crisp, alcohol came in stronger as it warmed, Belgian yeast funk.

T: Sweet and spicy. Huge amounts of dried fruit, you name it cherry/fig/plum. Alcohol and hop spice round it out. To much going on to really explain in words. Slightly dry and sweet on the finish

M: Full. Med to high carbonation, syrup like. Bitterness kicks at the end and the alcohol bite lingers as it warmed. Spicy on the gums.

O: This beer falls somewhere between a Belgian Dark Strong and a Belgian Golden Strong. The appearance would tell me it is a golden, but the flavor and scent says something else. I don't think this beer was designed to fall into our contemporary "categories." Anyway you slice it, this is a very complex beer that should be experienced by all.

Serving type: bottle

05-16-2013 01:41:25 | More by rrski198
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Auraan

Arizona

4.41/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured a beautiful cloudy amber with little head. Looks nice, but more head would raise it higher. Scents of slight bubblegum, grain, some alcohol, dark fruit, Belgian yeast and candi sugar. Quite nice, complex and Belgian in character. Flavor was boozy with a very heavy initial hit of alcohol but also flavors of Belgian yeast, apricot, dark fruit, slight white raisin, slight hints of straw and a somewhat grainy flavor on the finish. Very nice, with flavors of both a Belgian Dark and Belgian Golden. Mouthfeel was medium bodied, with medium carbonation and a slight burn of alcohol. Very good and sippable. Overall this is an excellent beer. It's complex and unique, combining the best of Belgian flavors into a very drinkable whole. Highly recommended.

Serving type: on-tap

10-17-2013 05:20:46 | More by Auraan
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minnesotaryan

Minnesota

4.33/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a snifter.

Pours golden, lively bubbles and about one finger of fluffy white head that stuck around.

Smells of bready malt, spicy yeast, banana and some fruit.

Spicy yeast, sweet fruits and bready malt, very Belgian. Lots of banana and a boozy alcohol burn at the end.

Serving type: bottle

04-03-2012 02:01:26 | More by minnesotaryan
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Jetulio

Spain

4.3/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a Big Tulip glass (Judas glass) from 330 ml bottle.

App / golden colour , a bit hazy. White head (1,5 finger)

S / clear but not too much strong: sweet fruits with a little bit of spices and alcohol

T / sweet but not at the same level as a tripple abbey, you can taste malt inmediatly , and, being a 10,5º ale, alcohol it is not as predominant as you could think

M / medium body with medium/low carbonation. In mouth the feeling is very enjoyable, strong but not in excess. Well balanced.

O / another great ale from Van Steenberge, the balance between sweet and alcohol is amazing, I really liked this belgian and even a ‘hoppy ‘ fan like me will repeat with this style of ales (gulden draak, piraat...) very very soon.

Serving type: bottle

10-11-2012 09:46:53 | More by Jetulio
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adamcthomp

Spain

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

05-10-2012 10:41:53 | More by adamcthomp
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KornWallace

New York

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

02-14-2013 01:00:02 | More by KornWallace
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kjkinsey

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

08-04-2013 22:30:47 | More by kjkinsey
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DaftCaskBC

British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: 1" white head that left a nice lacing over top of partially cloudy straw coloured liquid.

S: Yeasty with a bit of a pineapple smell to it.

T: Somewhat tart at first but not unpleasant, yeasty, with some malt and alcohol toward the end. The 9% ABV does not unbalance the taste.

M: Medium level of medium carbonation. Good mouth feel.

O: I quite enjoyed this Belgian ale, would make for a great summer patio beer.

Serving type: bottle

07-10-2011 23:28:37 | More by DaftCaskBC
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xJMFCx

West Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

06-03-2014 00:38:53 | More by xJMFCx
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Piraat 9 from Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.
87 out of 100 based on 80 ratings.