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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

97 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 97
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 10.22%
Wants: 5
Gots: 6 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mdagnew on 06-24-2010)
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Danomeister

British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +6%

03-19-2014 22:40:23 | More by Danomeister
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thierrynantes

France

4/5  rDev -0.2%

Beer bottle (33 cl.) purchased from Bières & Chopes, and tasted in 2014.

Appearance : dark orange color, with tan foamy head (w nice lacing).
Smell : hoppy and grassy aromas.
Taste & mouthfeel : floral and hoppy flavors, with a bitter long duration
Overall : a nice beer in the style Imperial IPA.

03-16-2014 17:21:14 | More by thierrynantes
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vheissu15

North Dakota

4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

03-16-2014 06:16:38 | More by vheissu15
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Howdymike

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

02-25-2014 17:55:15 | More by Howdymike
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valianes

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -0.2%

02-23-2014 17:48:12 | More by valianes
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Texasfan549

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -19%

02-20-2014 17:29:28 | More by Texasfan549
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jkball01

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +6%

02-19-2014 14:12:23 | More by jkball01
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nmann08

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

02-17-2014 16:21:50 | More by nmann08
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kjkinsey

Texas

4/5  rDev -0.2%

02-16-2014 17:33:06 | More by kjkinsey
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RuudJH

Netherlands

4.24/5  rDev +5.7%

Orange amber colour. Nice big head, good carbonation.
Smell of pine and citrus, and strong as well.
Taste very powerfull too. It's initially bitterness all over, but the malts do come through sweet, making it a nice experience.
It has a soft sweet mouthfeel, but also dry bitter finish.
Excellent beer as an IPA. This brewery (it's my third beer of them today) does have a range where you cannot go wrong. It's simple and tasty.

02-14-2014 16:56:58 | More by RuudJH
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StJamesGate

New York

4.26/5  rDev +6.2%

Solid sandy head that craters over glowing orange body.
Straight up hop pellet nose - green, resin, flower - stunningly fresh.
A bit of apricot on crispbread then piney, sappy, orangey hops.
Pink grapefruit zest finish and undulating waves of bitterness on the linger.
Medium, well chewy, oily.

American (CTZ and Simcoe) hops delivered with aplomb: proper IBUs, loads of citrus, and just enough malt. Some reviews here say it's got a Belgian signature; I can't see that - it could be from Cali. Especially resonant; flavors just don't give up.

"Jackie Chan in your mouth" sez Mark C.

02-13-2014 16:22:17 | More by StJamesGate
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kennymule

Texas

4/5  rDev -0.2%

02-13-2014 00:28:52 | More by kennymule
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kmos27

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.2%

02-11-2014 00:47:21 | More by kmos27
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SoPeL

Poland

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

01-15-2014 14:04:21 | More by SoPeL
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BeerForMuscle

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

01-11-2014 17:27:53 | More by BeerForMuscle
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JLateralus21

Illinois

5/5  rDev +24.7%

12-18-2013 23:15:53 | More by JLateralus21
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Synapstic

France

4/5  rDev -0.2%

12-15-2013 16:10:14 | More by Synapstic
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BILF

Israel

4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

12-15-2013 12:14:41 | More by BILF
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Ajlvt

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +6%

11-17-2013 23:22:38 | More by Ajlvt
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TheBeerAlmanac

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

10-22-2013 17:37:46 | More by TheBeerAlmanac
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EmperorBevis

United Kingdom (England)

4/5  rDev -0.2%

10-10-2013 21:02:29 | More by EmperorBevis
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Anatole

Belgium

4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

09-19-2013 11:11:26 | More by Anatole
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supermeniscus

Netherlands

4.25/5  rDev +6%

09-04-2013 19:35:43 | More by supermeniscus
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Paccamacca

California

4/5  rDev -0.2%

08-21-2013 21:35:47 | More by Paccamacca
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BrazilianAussie

Brazil

4/5  rDev -0.2%

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Viven Imperial IPA from Brouwerij Van Viven
89 out of 100 based on 97 ratings.