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Viven Imperial IPA - Brouwerij Van Viven

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Viven Imperial IPAViven Imperial IPA

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BA SCORE
89
very good

118 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 118
Reviews: 32
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 10.33%
Wants: 6
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Van Viven visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: mdagnew on 06-24-2010

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Bottle from ABS Drinks outside Brussels. From notes. Split with a friend.

A - Dark copper with no visible carbonation. Slightly hazy with a thin cap of beige head.

S - Citrus and grapefruit with a tingly note or pineapple.

T - Citrus and bread. Pineapple is obvious.

M - Medium carbonation with a full body and not overly bitter.

O/D - Underwhelming. Not a hop bomb at all. Not overly hoppy but not bad. Not what I expected and just not all that great.

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A - Burnt copper colored beer with a bit of a foam head that dissipated to a little bit of lace and stick on the sides.

S - Some citrus and fruity hops as well as some earth and pine notes. A little bit of caramel backbone with some barnyard funk and yeast.

T - Burnt sugar and caramel malts, some ethery yeast, spice and herbal/earthy hops. Not my favorite style, but this isn't bad at all.

M - Medium bodied, dry finish, moderate carbonation.

O - A pretty nice beer, enjoyed drinking it. Tastes more like a Belgian DIPA though. If nothing else, it's a pretty Belgian take on a DIPA.

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Viven Imperial IPA from Brouwerij Van Viven
89 out of 100 based on 118 ratings.