Piraat 9 | Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.
Belgium
vansteenberge.com

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by ericj551 on 11-07-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
93
Reviews:
12
Avg:
4.05
pDev:
16.79%
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
11
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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours with a billowy white head with fair retention. Color is reddish-orange. Froth leaves the mortal coil leaving thick lacing all around.

Has a sweet malty aroma with orange peel, fresh baked vanilla cake and spicy rum. Tastes spicy and malty up front with slight dark fruits mixed in with big light fruits, bubble gum, taffy and distant hops.

Goes down creamy with a medium to heavy mouthfeel. A little alcohol is noticed (I'm guessing in the 8% range).*

This is a very welcomed addition to the growing Belgian line of brews to make it to Oklahoma.

* A bit off on that one.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

330ml served in a snifter glass.

A: Pours a dark orange color forming a huge white bubbled head. Clear. Good retention and tons of lacings formed and left

S: Very sweet in the nose. Very fruity and bready too. Notes of raisins, vanilla and honey. Yeasts are very bready and Belgian. A bit metallic. Alcohol can be felt in the end

T: Sweet upfront, sweet malts, mainly. Quite fruity, with notes of grapes and raisins. Earthy yeasts. Light hops bitterness in the end

M: Heavy, creamy and molasses. Medium carbonation. Bittersweet aftertaste

O: Strong but quite good beer. Very Belgian. Recommended

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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.

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Piraat 9 from Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.
4.05 out of 5 based on 93 ratings.
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