Brouwerij van Viven
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Belgian Ale
Sijsele, Belgium


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RATINGS: 157   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Brewed with English Golding hops.

Bontus' rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bontus (700) - Flanders, - APR 4, 2013
Bottle, 33cl, Geers. Pours clear orange, sparkling. Rocky frothy white head. Nose of Euro hops, slicky palate a bit buttery, guess it’s also and English yeast they’ve used. Finishes with a touch of caramel malt and spritzy bitterness. This is the perfect base ale for a dryhopped bitter / APA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
altonbrownd (4351) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - SEP 25, 2015
5/10/2011 12:39:50 AM Bottle from Beer Tempel. Golden yellow with big head. Nose of malts, wheat and sweetness. Also malty and caramel taste with fruit and lemon notes. Nice finish. Another good Viven beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BlazerT (308) - POLAND - JUL 20, 2015
Bottle. Sensoric. Pale golden, medium hazy with medium, white, semi-densed head. Very good head retention, poor lacing. Fruity - peach, apricot aroma, also light to medium grainy aroma. Taste is nearly medium bitter thru the whole of degustation in the end it becomes more intense. Light body, creamy texture, average carbonation, finish is medium bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Wanne (65) - - MAY 29, 2015
Colour is copper/amber, with a white head. Bittersweet aroma. Lemon, orange and caramel notes give the beer a nice balance. Not an extraordinary beer, but nonetheless a good beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alusmamuts (1119) - LATVIA - MAY 4, 2015
Amber with medium white, bit beige head. Malty aroma. Taste rich with bitterness, which stays long in the aftertaste. Minimal waterness and certai metallic notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
rdb84 (368) - NETHERLANDS - APR 27, 2015
Bottle. Orange, golden pour with frothy head. Fruity, grainy aroma: peach, old grains / hay, hint of lemon zest, hint of blue grape. Fruity taste that has a hint of IPA, apple juice. Not really outspoken. Relatively bitter development. Peachy aftertaste.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Reconqvista (339) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAR 7, 2015
Hazy golden beer. Refined carbonation driving to a nice lasting and frothy head. Balanced bitterness with yeast notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sic1314 (4776) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - FEB 22, 2015
Poured medium amber with a frothy off white head. Aroma of sweet malt, fruit and light Belgian yeast. Medium body, flavour is medium sweet berries, caramel malt and light bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Alengrin (3547) - BELGIUM - FEB 2, 2015
New Viven beer with dense, frothy, snow white head and orangey amber colour, lightly hazy; pleasant aroma of ripe peaches and pineapples, apple, orange peel, biscuit, pink grapefruit, walnuts, honey and quite a lot of iron. Fruity onset, sweetish with smooth, honeyish and caramelly malt sweet background, slick and highly drinkable; finish has agreeable, citrussy and grassy hop bitterishness. Enjoyable thirst quencher, which reminded me more of an English bitter than a Belgian pale ale (or ’spéciale belge’), in its hop bitterness, lightness and smoothness.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nisse666 (5216) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 24, 2015
Bottle from 4-pack from SB Ĺre cons 2015-01-26 Duved AR: ripe fruity, glue, sweet syrup AP: clear bronz, high frothy fluffy ofwhite steady head F: yeasty, sweet syrup, bready, wee watery grainy, dry

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bergaa88 (15) - - JAN 23, 2015
Nice golden color with creamy coloured head. Tastes caramel and comfortably hoppy. Nice Ale!

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