Brouwerij van Viven
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Abbey Dubbel
Sijsele, Belgium


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RATINGS: 155   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Brewed with hops from Poperinge

yngwie's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (15606) - Kristiansand, - MAY 16, 2013
Bottle. Nice lacings left as the creamy off-white head sinks with the constantly lower level of unlcear, dark amber beer. Prunes, dark sugar, some grassy, peppery hops, and some pastry hints. Prunes, dark sugar, grassy hops and some spiced notes. Full body, very dry on the palate, with soft and pleasant carbonation. Bitter, yet malty sweet finish. A quite pleasant one, but it sort of lacks the balance one normally expect from Belgian beer. 130516

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
altonbrownd (4316) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - SEP 25, 2015
5/10/2011 12:39:50 AM clove, 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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DanielBrown (4164) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2015
Bottle at Post Office Vaults, Birmingham. Thin and sticky mouthfeel. That classic Belgian gummy maltfeel, with some tacit dark, sticky tobacco length. Tangy. Good Dubb.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
AtronSeige (1011) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - JUN 14, 2015
Aroma: Medium fruity, banana. pear, Medium bready. Light prunes. Light caramel. Appearance: Dark amber body. Medium, tan head. Good retention. Fine bubbles. Flavour: Medium prunes, Medium-light bitterness. Medium munich maltiness. Very light metallic. Medium-light sweetness. Mouthfeel: Medium-light body. Medium-high carbonation. Creamy. Overall: Lacking in body and flavour. Not a bad beer. 330 bottle, poured. Thanks Andre! 18B. Belgian Dubbel

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PriorL (2795) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUN 2, 2015
33cl bottle. APPEARANCE: GUSHER! clear brown beer, small unstable beige head. NOSE: caramel, fruity, rather sweet, some port, malts. TASTE: caramel, rather sweet in general, some port, malty. Decent brew!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Alusmamuts (1117) - LATVIA - MAY 4, 2015
Dark brown with medium bit creamy beige head. Sweetmalt, bit herbal aroma. Sweet malt taste (too much for my preferences) ollowe by mild bitterness with herbal notes and certain sourness. Mild bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Deu (908) - Nantes, FRANCE - APR 23, 2015
Bottle at home. Dark Brown color. Medium to full body and medium carbonation. Coffee aroma a little bit bitter. Overall it’s nice

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hohops (570) - Kent, ENGLAND - APR 10, 2015
Keg. Appearance is murky brown, with a big beige head. Aroma- mocha, plum, other dark fruits. Taste is milk chocolate, slightly vinous, caramel. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lilja (2241) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 6, 2015
Flaska från Saveur Biére. Smak och doft av humle, malt, bröd, karamell, torkad frukt, brunt socker med toner av röda bär. Stor sötma, mycket kolsyra, lätt beska.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drycellom (32) - - FEB 27, 2015
Erg goeie bruin, een beetje bittere afdronk. Geen echte doordrinker, wel een fijnproever

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TtV (267) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - FEB 27, 2015
Bottle 33cl. Brown colour with a red glow. Medium light brown head that fades a bit. Aroma has mostly malts, with sweet hints. The taste is not regular. A bitterness for start with a metallic undertone. There’s some sweetness in the aftertaste. Special!

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