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Viven Smoked Porter - Brouwerij Van Viven

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BA SCORE
87
very good

44 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 44
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 8.65%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Van Viven visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
American Porter |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mwilbur on 05-24-2012)
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On tap at the Bavarian Lodge - Lisle, IL
L - black with a tan head
S - smoked malt, molasses, faint fruit and chocolate
T - smoky, rich, fruity, chocolaty, caramel
F - medium body, sweet and sticky
O - good smoked porter. I was hoping for a more prominent Belgian aspect with yeast, but it was pretty standard as far as smoked porters go.

barnzy78, Feb 01, 2014
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours nearly black except for some dark brown through out the glass when held to the light,a great looking thick beige head atop that left multiple rings of broken lace as it settled into a frothy mass.Smoke and a tinge of iron starts out the nose, a light molasses element as well to give it a little sweetness, but it's still quite dry.The smoke is on the lighter side flavor wise with some unsweetened chocolate and brown sugar flavors coming into play.As the beer warms the sweetness is magnified and it gets a little sticky but the sweetness is never to big.A really nice smoked porter,all the flavors come together really well.

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Viven Smoked Porter from Brouwerij Van Viven
87 out of 100 based on 44 ratings.