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Brouwerij van Viven
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Belgian Ale
Sijsele, Belgium

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RATINGS: 145   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed with English Golding hops.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
danielyabu (1201) - União da Vitória, BRAZIL - OCT 28, 2014
large rocky frothy offwhite head. good lacing. mostly diminishing. flat thick dark orange body. aroma: orange, butter, honey, orange jam, metal. if: moderate sweet. ff: light sweet moderate bitter; long duration. palate: light medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation, metallic finish. Delicioso dulçor de laranja. Leve amargor, lembrando a casca desta fruta, não chega a incomodar no final. Deliciosa cerveja, surpreendente. Metalizado do aroma aparece em doses terapêuticas no paladar, não sendo passível de considerar como defeito. Amargor, leve no final do gole na primeira metade do copo, se torna médio na segunda metade do copo, ainda balanceado e agradável em conjunto com a cerveja. Excelente drinkability. 160 s

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thanatosti (940) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 24, 2014
33 cl. bottle @ home, bought @ Hogerdijk, Culemborg. Hazy light orange with a white head. Sweet aroma with a hint of hops. Taste is moderately bitter. Body is a bit thin but decent. Nice little ale, not too fancy but more exciting than a standard pilsener or speciale Belge.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
minutemat (1782) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - SEP 21, 2014
330ml bottle from Vanuxeem. Pours copper with a decent white head. Felt very odd drinking an English-inspired Belgian ale, rather than the other way round. Blends some dry earthy Goldings hops with a soft English ale bitterness, but just finishes a bit dull and boring for me.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Japalo (1231) - DENMARK - SEP 1, 2014
Bottle@home. Haze amber. Small head. Slight yeasty almond notes. Dry bitter. Clean crisp for an ale. Not bad at all. Great with cheese chips ;).

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ads135 (3049) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - AUG 19, 2014
Courtesy of Rene in Leeuwarden. Reddish brown with a thick malty character. Sweet caramel, belgian spice, medium bodied with a lot of carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mikske79 (1246) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 18, 2014
Een lekker biertje dat vlot doordrinkt, maar toch nog goed wat smaak heeft, een aanrader

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
Daanminator (125) - Waalwijk, NETHERLANDS - AUG 9, 2014
Flinke dikke schuimkraag. Bittere tonen en een vlak bouquete maken dit voor mij een zeer teleurstellend bier.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarcoDL (2287) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 19, 2014
Tasty beer. Body is typical Belgian with its yeast and fruit, but it’s also quite bitter and hoppy. Succesfull merger of a Belgian blond and a British pale ale. Nice.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Vignale (2112) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 9, 2014
Flaska från bier-deluxe. Bärnstensfärgad, lätt disig med cm-högt skum. Lite småmuggig unken doft med jäst. Smaken drar åt pilsnerhållet men med en lite karamellsötare kropp men påtaglig höig beska som stramar upp bra. Bra riktigt kall men varmare växer den småunkna smaken. Nja jag blev inte riktigt övertygad.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cuso (4796) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 2, 2014
Bottle from bier-deluxe.de. Orange golden color with medium white head. Fruity, malty aroma. Taste, malt, grassy hops, lemon zest, pines, lime, orange. Dry bitter finish. Decent.


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