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Brewed by Cervejaria Colorado (AB InBev)
Style: Imperial IPA
Ribeirão Preto (SP), Brazil
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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RATINGS: 221   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Vixnu é uma divindade hindu responsável pela manutenção do Universo, formando uma tríade juntamente com os deuses Shiva e Brahma. Esse foi o nome escolhido pela Cervejaria Colorado, de Ribeirão Preto, para a então Double Indica, cerveja hiperlupulada que já apareceu esse ano em alguns bares de cervejas especiais, como o Bar Brejas. Com potência alcoólica de 9,5% ABV, a breja é do estilo imperial india pale ale, e promete ser o nirvana dos lupulomaníacos. No novo rótulo, por sinal, Vixnu aparece em meio a um jardim de lúpulos. O rótulo acima, que ainda está em fase de revisão, foi desenhado pelo designer cervejeiro americano Randy Mosher, que já havia assinado os demais rótulos da cervejaria paulista. A referência à Índia para retratar o estilo já havia sido usada na forma de gravura do templo hindu Taj Mahal na Colorado Índica.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tderoeck (8076) - Gent, BELGIUM - JAN 29, 2016
5/I/16 - ?cl bottle from a trade @ home - BB: 6/III/16 (2016-12) Thanks to marlos for the trade!

Clear deep orange to almost pinkish red beer, big irregular creamy yellow head, pretty stable, adhesive. Aroma: sweet, bit funky, heavy sugary notes, banana, honey. MF: soft carbon, medium to full body. Taste: very bitter, resinous, bit chemical, soft fruity touch, sweet, sugary, paint thinner. Aftertaste: alcohol, sticky, some caramel, malty, pretty bitter, more alcohol.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sulawang (1000) - British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 26, 2016
Visual: Pours translucent bring amber orange with lots of large bits of suspended sediment, barely any head, thin ringed retention, singular streams scattered about. Nose: honey brown sugar barley malt. (lvl-4)-pungency Attack: slick-thick-half crisp, micro fizzy, incoming alcohol heaviness Mid-palate: alcoholic heat, (lvl-7)-sweetness, (MAIN) cane sugar, toffee barley malt, alcoholic bitterness & numbness Finish: citrus hints, malty alcoholic finish. Summary: Yikes there’s a whole lotta detectable alcohol in this one. Drinkable, but somewhat crude and unrefined.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
vidmidia (281) - Vila Velha, BRAZIL - JAN 5, 2016
Cobreada, límpida. Espuma abundante de longa duração. Aroma de lúpulo com notas gramíneas. Sabor amargo com notas herbáceas e cítricas. Álcool perceptível, sem exagero. Retrogosto amargo com final mentolado e uma leve nota metálica.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Holmen1 (4741) - Stavanger, NORWAY - DEC 12, 2015
Kveldens sist4e flaske på Mi2, Cardinal des-15: klar kobbergylden med kort skum. Citrus, stikkelsbær og rognebær i aromaen, og smaken har et visst barley wine-preg. Innledningsvis ganske saftige saker, men den blir litt flat og endimensjonal etter hvert. Tørr avslutning. Fair enough.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tandembrauer (1080) - Stavanger, NORWAY - DEC 7, 2015
Shared bottle at Cardinal, Stavanger. Pours clear amber with off-white head. Aroma of caramel; fruity. Tastes sweet with bitter finish. Not an imperial IPA, rather an American barley wine.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DandyWolfFloyd (1020) - Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 6, 2015
Aroma - caramel malt, floral hops, and some citrus Appearance - clean orange with a decent white head Taste - caramel malt, floral hops, and citrus (grapefruit). Palate - medium bodied, lively carbonation, hoppy finish ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bulldogops (1988) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 5, 2015
Rating #1409 - 25.12.2014 - 330mL Bottle #20 in the 2014 Craft Beer Advent Calendar. Pours a cloudy amber, with a bubbly tan head. Aroma is spicy, earthy hops, mild berry sweetness, mild citrus. Taste is extremely hoppy, lots of piney, resinous notes, again subtle orange sweetness. Fairly balanced in terms of hop profile, and managing the ABV, this is a solid DIPA.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
raphabranco (10) - Tietê, BRAZIL - NOV 29, 2015
Bottle, 600ml bought in Brazil. Pours on copper cloudy and persistent. Beautiful golden amber color. On taste there is a large amount of aromatic and bitter hops, malt, caramel in an citric end. Alcohol in equilibrium. Definitely a great beer!

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Edv1 (7) - BRAZIL - NOV 19, 2015 does not count
UPDATED: DEC 20, 2015 Era a melhor do plantel. Mas mudou, a despeito de que a própria cervejaria dizer que não. Paciência.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rolfarild (190) - NORWAY - NOV 6, 2015
Orange with a big head, sparse lacing. Aroma of hayloft, herbs and alcohol. Taste peaces, herb, caramell, citrus. Long fruity aftetaste. Low bitterness for an ipa.


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