Special Reserve Piraat: Rum Barrel Aged
Brouwerij Van Steenberge
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Hoist a glass and set sail for spicy beer treasure with one of the only Belgian Ales in the world aged in rum barrels- the 10.5% ABV Rum edition of the legendary Piraat Ale!
The innovative original Piraat Ale is described by the Beer Advocate Bros as “ahead of it’s time” and this ventures even further into adventurous new waters of caramelized cane sugar and vanilla-filled oak. By merging the pepperiness of a Belgian Strong Ale with the spice of rum, this special version of an infamous World Beer Cup winning brew from Brouwerij Van Steenberg hits on a stroke of genius.
It glitters yellow gold of freshly looted treasure. The aromas of fresh pearls of european barley and honeysuckle-like hops roll in on the tradewinds, held aloft by a dry woodiness. Coriander spice notes of proprietary yeast fit right into the cinnamon-like spice of the rum. Rum-torched bananas and honeycrisp apples emerge with flickers of light brown sugar from the barrels. The buzz of the 10.5% ABV slips by nearly unnoticed behind a soft fog of vanilla wood essence.
This beer brings fresh new meaning to the old yo-ho-yo and a bottle of rum. The most piratical of its kind, the rum-barrel edition of the Piraat is set to etch itself into the memory of all that come across it.