Fat Paczki | Brewery Vivant

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BA SCORE
3.75/5
Very Good
11 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brewery Vivant
Michigan, United States
breweryvivant.com

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by TMoney2591 on 03-10-2015

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#26,953
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
11
pDev:
8.8%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 11 |  Reviews: 2
Photo of dboivin
3.33/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Danmullens1
3.96/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of hardysf
4.15/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

This beer pours hazy and cloudy brown. Mud like in appearance, but its unfiltered, so who cares. Smell is of sweet belgian malts and some plums/raisins. Taste is pretty sweet but the fruit balances it out somewhat. Maybe a hint of booze / fake sugar flavor in the taste. Nice thick mouthfeel. Glad I got to try this. On fat tuesday no less.

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Photo of Wisdom101
4.04/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of FaradayUncaged
3.48/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Photo of vande
3.99/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BDeibs
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of williamjbauer
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tommy5
3.71/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of odement
4.06/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Stopped into Vivant 3-14-15 after scoring KBS today. This beer is exactly as it is promoted on the beer menu. First, the pub is fantastic and the food (I got yhe Pastrami and my wife got the pub burger) was equally fantastic. The dips and sauces were great and the atmosphere was relaxing.

Anyways, the beer: Fat Paczki is very sweet, huge prune-raisins, very smooth. Had it in a tulip. Smell was big robust malt, sweetness. I'm good w/sweet beers and this one was spot on. Will enjoy again next time I go to Grand Rapids.

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Photo of clintonp
3.02/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Fat Paczki from Brewery Vivant
Beer rating: 3.75 out of 5 with 11 ratings