Wolven Stout | Brewery Vivant

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3.61/5
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BEER INFO

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

Style: English Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.40%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Bung on 02-22-2016

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
7
pDev:
15.51%
Bros Score:
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Ratings: 7 |  Reviews: 2
Photo of Beginner2
3.85/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A Brewer's Reserve, I like that they didn't follow the temptation of most American brewers and pile in the hops instead of working up a good malt backbone.

Since this brewery mostly cans, I won't write about what it looks like or smells like through a small hole. But it has a nice blend of roasted malts and, as I said, restrained use of hops.
It is a pleasant stout and one I will seek out again.

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Photo of Ozzylizard
3.58/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Purchase four-pack of 16 ozers at brewery – price unknown as given no itemized receipt
Undated can at 36 degrees (hotel reefer temp) into hand washed and dried Brewery Vivant snifter, allowed to warm to 50 degrees
Aroma of chocolate, rapidly fades
Head large (4.5 cm, aggressive pour), medium brown, creamy with rocks, diminishing to three mm ring and partial monolayer of tiny bubbles
Lacing - none
Body dark brown/black, opaque
Flavor starts slightly sweet with a little malt. Ends with a not unpleasant chemical flavor. No hops, no alcohol, no diacetyl. Very little like a stout, more of a brown ale.
Palate medium, watery, soft carbonation

Appearance 3.75, Aroma 3.75, Flavor 3.5, Palate 3.5, Overall 3.5

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Photo of GRG1313
3.75/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Grand-Raggedy
2.29/5  rDev -36.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 1.75

Though it is not advertised as such, it is way too sour for my taste.

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Photo of AdamSteve
4.16/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of WesMantooth
3.75/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bung
3.9/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Wolven Stout from Brewery Vivant
Beer rating: 3.61 out of 5 with 7 ratings