overall
97
90
style
Brouwerij van Viven
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Imperial IPA
Sijsele, Belgium
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

bottled
available

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 580   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed with Tomahawk and Simcoe hops

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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcr (2647) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - OCT 10, 2016
Draft. Cloudy amber body with a frothy off-white head. Aroma of pine, apricot, citrus, toasted grain. The flavor is moderately sweet and lightly bitter. It finishes lightly to moderately sweet and moderately bitter. Medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation. Some overripe fruit in the taste along with pine and resin. Lingering bitterness. Just OK.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kustie (1019) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 30, 2016
Bottle. Amber color with thick off-white head. Aroma has fruits, caramel malt, apricot. Taste is malty with long bitter and fruity aftertaste. Flavors of apricot, mango, pine, bitter notes. Smooth mouth feeling and high bitterness.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
alomtnez (380) - SPAIN - SEP 26, 2016
Big creamy beige head very long lasting. Hazy dark amber colour with orange hues, Aroma is candy, citrus, tropical fruit. Taste is complex: caramel,, biter, fruity, resin and malty. Medium thick and oily palate. A strong, intense and complex IIPA.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MBlessing (1072) - Wrttemberg, GERMANY - SEP 25, 2016
Braunes sehr trbes bier, schner schaum, Geruch trockenfrchte viel aprikose leicht blumig, pinie, im Geschmack harzig herb leichte frucht aprikose schn lang anhaltender Abgang

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrNosha (1985) - Baden Wrttemberg, GERMANY - SEP 25, 2016
33cl Flasche. Schmutzig trbes braunes Bier mit cremigem Schaum. Blumiger Hopfenduft. Tulpen, getrocknete Aprikosen. Ein Hauch Zwiebel? Bitter und cremig im Antrunk. Kruter und Bltenhonig. Lang anhaltend und rund.gekochte Karotten und Honig im Abgang.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maracuja05 (978) - Mainz, GERMANY - SEP 19, 2016
[backlog] 12-08-15 // on tap at Delirium Cafe Brussels. Hazy copper golden colour, solid white head. Intense hoppy nose. Malty backbone with citrus hop aroma.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mariuspoenari (1992) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - SEP 9, 2016
33cl bottle. Dark copper pour, hazy and with a lot of sedimentation visible. Tall off-white head. Notes of pineapple, passion fruit, copper, caramel and sugar, yeast, subtle farmhouse funk and some pine resin. Medium body and carbonation with a hop bitter finish.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dfearnley (1941) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 1, 2016
Draft to taster Consummation: Lavender, soap, orange, grapefruit, pine, yeast Adjunct: Lots of orange and grapefruit, with caramel and pith; hazy amber with a thin white head

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
andniz (277) - POLAND - AUG 27, 2016
Aroma of hay, peach, grapefruits Head is nice, pretty creamy, with very nice retention. Lots of yeasty pieces floating around, thats rather bad. High bitterness, low-medium sweetness. Didnt know what to expect, i was pleasantly surprised

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TrefwoordPunk (1047) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - AUG 4, 2016
Bottle 33 cl. Pours a clear orange to amber with a medium white head and an aroma of citrus fruits, grapefruit, peach, caramel and sweet malts. The taste is light sweet with a heavy bitterness and enough complexity. The finish is mediumlasting and bitter.


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