RateBeer
Home >


Pater Lieven Bruin

overall
71
80
style
Brewed by Van Den Bossche
Style: Belgian Ale
St. Lievens-Esse/Herzele, Belgium

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 211   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned.
Ingredients: Water, malts, hops, yeast, candi sugar.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
McWorta (540) - LUXEMBOURG - JUL 4, 2014
Dark brown to brown with deep amber ruby red reflexions. Offers a tan head lasting until it fades in a smooth coverage. Noses of nuts, cocoa powder, chocolate and hints of raisin and dried dark fruits. At first the beer develops a prickling bit lively texture which lasts and develops a light-medium body. Sweet notes are intermingled wit nutty cocoa powder flavours offering some bitterness and dryness. The finish is light and lasts a while still providing cocoa flavours. Well balanced.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kschep (1706) - DENMARK - MAY 28, 2014
Nose is wood chip, mediumbroad malt, weak leather, red apple zest, card board, feel is quite watery, taste is stale cola, red apple, mediumsweet malt notes, late leaves

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheCametron (1730) - CZECH REPUBLIC - MAY 8, 2014
Bottle at Bruxx. Sunday afternoon after the Zizkov game. Pours Brown with a Red hue and a cream coloured head. Sweet malty aroma with Belgian promise. Tastes a wee bit too sweet for my liking. Caramel and spice but just bit too much.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
erickok (3411) - Tours (and Paris), FRANCE - MAR 8, 2014
Brown bodied, small light tan head. Brown bread, cane sugar, chocolate, dark malts and sweet alcohol. I dig the darker tones, but somehow it doesn’t help get this beer below par. Bit of a simple body, sugary, brown simple malts. Okay mouthfeel, bit too watery and sweet. It is okat overall, not much to it, unless you like brown sugar water. (33cl bottle from Cave Gabrinus SPdC)

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
mikeyo1 (138) - Linköping, SWEDEN - JAN 17, 2014
Bottle @ home. Brown clear pour with a large beige frothy head. Sweet fruity aroma of raisins, ripe plums, intense toffee and some maltiness, dark bread and yeast. Dry somewhat sour taste initially with a nice fruitiness building up. Toffee, citrus, raisins, plums and bread, some butterscotch and butter. Finishes dry with a mild metallic clove character, nuttiness, light spicy bitterness combined with tart alcohols shining though. Thin to medium body, low carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (4741) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JAN 5, 2014
Bottle sampled at home. Pours clear dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma of caramel, malts,raisins and dark overripe fruit. Flavor is moderate sweet and light moderate bitter. Medium bodied we soft carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
EddyBeer1 (832) - Brussels, BELGIUM - DEC 25, 2013
Brune classique, effervescence moyenne, col brun moyen. Malts très légèrement torréfiés, un rien métallique, un peu fruitée. Une brune plutôt banale...

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
kraddel (2704) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - DEC 11, 2013
Bottle pours dark brown No real smell High carbo Sweetness , earthy , bit sugar , bit perfumed Bit thin , not that diffrent but well made

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mike_77 (2963) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 6, 2013
Very dark brown colour. Aroma is rather sweet with some raisin coming through quite strongly. Initial sweetness then the flavour develops with some dark malt bitterness Finish is sweet again with dried fruits and and a touch of caramel.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
StueyD (1107) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - NOV 25, 2013
A lively dark brown coloured beer with a frothy off white head. A light, yeasty, bready aroma, some fruit elements and caramel. Dry and fizzy mouthfeel. A tart, sour yeast taste to start, with hints of citrus fruit. Then a smoother, slightly sweeter, caramel, which inturn bring through a clove-like spice. The spiciness lasts with the sour ness into the finish.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 » 22


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50